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MENLO PARK

Menlo wants to stop traffic at Santa Cruz and Elder

The Menlo Park City School District and the city will each chip in $120,000 to add a new traffic light at the intersection...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Just Me, on Mar 18, 2011 at 12:29 am | 27 comments | 3230 Views

MENLO PARK

Idea: Move Menlo Park Downtown to Belle Haven

Since the current Menlo Park downtown is full of NIMBYs, I think we should consider moving the downtown to Belle Haven. With...

Original post made by sadfsf on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by NotAChance, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 27 comments | 4198 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson leads Menlo Park council in travel expenses

Menlo Park's council members fall into two camps -- no, not development vs. no-growth -- more like, thrifty vs. profligate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:05 am | 27 comments | 3448 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park senior home may become hotel

Casa on the Peninsula, formerly known as Glenwood Inn, may be reborn under a third name -- Marriott Residence Inn -- if the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Familiar, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:37 pm | 27 comments | 3983 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New look at grade separations

They aren't sure what they plan to do with the money, if anything, but the Menlo Park City Council decided to ask for county...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Dec 17, 2012 at 11:35 am | 27 comments | 6005 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 27 comments | 5537 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 27 comments | 6217 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park approves Glenwood hotel plan

The Menlo Park council voted 4-0 Tuesday night in favor of a proposed hotel on Glenwood Avenue. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 28, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 27 comments | 3373 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Accepting consultant's report a 'great disservice' to voters

By law, the city is not allowed to take sides in elections. All materials provided by the city must consider all important...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 6, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 27 comments | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Monte Rosa stop sign approval temporarily stopped

At Vice Mayor Catherine Carlton's request, the Menlo Park council last night tabled the question of whether to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 26, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 27 comments | 12255 Views

MENLO PARK

Time Inc. may sell Sunset campus in Menlo Park

The news that Time Inc. is considering selling its property at 80 Willow Road, the iconic home of Sunset magazine, elicited...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 20, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 27 comments | 8277 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to look at extending parking time limits downtown

Menlo Park will be looking at four changes to downtown parking, including letting people park in the downtown plazas for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Mar 31, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 27 comments | 4861 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission recommends approval of plans to cut down 99 heritage trees

The Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission recommended Aug. 31 that requests to cut down 99 heritage trees on three...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Trees!, on Sep 11, 2016 at 10:15 am | 27 comments | 5048 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown bike route approved

The start of new bike lanes and the end of some street parking is ahead for downtown Menlo Park. A concept plan laying out...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Dec 13, 2016 at 11:40 am | 27 comments | 5290 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Outdoor dining areas under construction

Notice construction happening downtown on Santa Cruz Avenue? Outdoor "cafe" areas are being set up at six restaurants and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2016
Last comment by Frances Griffin, on Aug 29, 2017 at 6:28 pm | 27 comments | 5741 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor, others react to Facebook expansion plan

Facebook's plans for a 3.45 million square foot housing, office and retail development along Willow Road in eastern Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2017 at 11:00 am | 27 comments | 3781 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Concept plans released for Bedwell Bayfront Park

A 2-acre dog park, a non-motorized boat launch, a playground, an amphitheater, outdoor fitness facilities, and wheelchair-accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Trujillo, on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 5470 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs 'traffic calming' measures in Willows

A little less than a month since Caltrans installed new traffic signals at the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange – and in...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2017
Last comment by Willows Resident, on Dec 11, 2017 at 1:50 pm | 27 comments | 4291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by slight abdominal bulge, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 4577 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school colleagues honor Diane Tavenner with statewide award

Diane Tavenner, co-founder of Summit Prep and Everest public charter high schools, received a leadership award from the state...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Simple Simon, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 27 comments | 8895 Views
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