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MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 29 minutes ago | 69 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by F.O.G, 32 minutes ago | 7 comments | 228 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Interim principal appointed for Corte Madera

John Dean, the Portola Valley School District's director of learning and media, has been named interim principal at Corte...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Observer, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 39 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Deputies use Taser on 'physically combative' Redwood City man

Allegations of illegal narcotics possession and a physical altercation with deputies in the Woodside town center led to the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by dragonmoose, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 1057 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative goes to ballot

Voters will have a chance to determine the fate of a grassroots group's proposed changes to Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, 6 hours ago | 50 comments | 2264 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New El Camino Real mixed-use project

Pinnacle Group has submitted an application to build a new mixed-use complex at 1283-1295 El Camino Real, according to the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Matt R, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 1811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Get serious about conserving water

Town council members from both Portola Valley and Woodside at recent meetings expressed concern about the significant increase...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Matt R, 8 hours ago | 6 comments | 1167 Views

MENLO PARK

Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, 9 hours ago | 2 comments | 1445 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 12 hours ago | 2 comments | 645 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Water mandates signal 'get tough' approach

The state Water Resources Control Board on July 15 took steps to enable local water agencies to move beyond voluntary compliance...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Martin Engel, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 693 Views

MENLO PARK

Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana restaurant opens in downtown Menlo Park

Mama Coco Cocina Mexicana, a family-owned Mexican restaurant, opened this month at 1081 El Camino Real in downtown Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Mixed Bag, 23 hours ago | 10 comments | 2841 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Clinton at Facebook in Menlo Park

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host a live question-and-answer session during her visit to Facebook's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by book sales, on Jul 21, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 297 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac publisher commended

Tom Gibboney, center, who retired June 27 as editor and publisher of the Almanac, was commended by the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 405 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HeartSafe - Saving Lives or Life Support for the Sequoia Healthcare District

Initiated by Stephani Scott, then CEO of the Sequoia Healthcare District in 2005, the HeartSafe Program has provided anecdotal...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:17 am | 11 comments | 1472 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside water use exceeds Portola Valley's

Woodside's per-capita water use grew significantly in 2013, substantially exceeding water consumption even in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 21, 2014 at 7:28 am | 10 comments | 1876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerns About City Manager Magda Gonzalez

It has become apparent that E. Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez has done very real damage and caused problems in our...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 354 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Carrie, on Jul 19, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 14 comments | 4083 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Krishna, on Jul 18, 2014 at 11:33 pm | 8 comments | 5167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will Lanza/Fry clean up their own mess on new downtown fire station

At last week's Fire Board meeting Fry declared (at 8:10 on tape 1) that I will do everything I can to support the replacement...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 118 Views
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