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MENLO PARK

Beechwood School wants to buy its site from the city to upgrade the campus

Beechwood, a private K-8 school that enrolls 170 children who live in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, pays the city of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2008
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 9, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2930 Views

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Unlocked cars enable thieves in Allied Arts

Unlocked vehicles and darkened streets in Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood apparently presented an opportunity to a...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 20, 2008 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2846 Views

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Letter: Why not a quiet zone for Menlo Park?

At the joint City Council study session with Atherton Jan. 29, I requested that formation of a railroad quiet zone for Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by stressed out resident, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 9 comments | 4610 Views

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Changes in store for Kelly Field?

The campaign to increase Menlo Park's sports field inventory will pick up this week as the Parks and Recreation Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by belle haven resident, on Feb 27, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 2832 Views

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M-A students discuss global warming issues

More than 1,500 Menlo-Atherton High School students are expected to participate in discussions this week regarding global...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by very concerned, on Feb 29, 2008 at 4:53 am | 3 comments | 3476 Views

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Safety measures approved for Oak Avenue

Neighbors' testimony trumped traffic statistics at the Menlo Park City Council's Feb. 26 meeting, as council members approved...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2008
Last comment by or consequences, on Mar 6, 2008 at 7:50 pm | 11 comments | 3069 Views

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Menlo Park man wins $1 million lottery prize

Francisco Lopez, a resident of Menlo Park and the supervisor of a janitorial service, has won a $1 million lottery prize...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2788 Views

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MP council starts budget talks next week

Building more than 1,400 feet of new sidewalks, and redesigning a downtown parking lot. Improving facilities at the Onetta...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Otto Strada, on Mar 10, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 2670 Views

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No Derry project without state funds?

The O'Brien Group, the San Mateo-based developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project proposed for downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jeremy, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views

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General Motors' auto mall plan in Menlo Park is stalled

General Motors' plans to build a Menlo Park auto mall have been put on hold. A GM spokesperson said the automaker is still...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by give me a break, on Mar 21, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 3133 Views

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Menlo cyclist confronts driver who struck her

It's been 15 months since the arrest of an intoxicated Hillsborough man whose pickup truck struck Menlo Park resident and...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by FairPlay, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 2536 Views

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Editorial: New vision is welcome for El Camino

Menlo Park officials who are making a major effort to get the public involved in a plan to spiff up El Camino Real, the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 11 comments | 2670 Views

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Ex-MP firefighter sentenced for attempting to have his wife killed

A retired Menlo Park district firefighter was sentenced in Santa Clara County court Thursday to 12 years and four months...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Glen Lane, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 3212 Views

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Former Menlo Park city manager Michael Bedwell dies at 77

Michael Allan Bedwell, Menlo Park city manager from 1964 to 1991, died March 9 after a fight with heart and lung problems,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2829 Views

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New Burgess Gym could cost $26 million or more

Menlo Park has an estimated $9 million to spend on a new Burgess Gym, but it appears the city will need more --- a lot more. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 30 comments | 3845 Views

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Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 4756 Views

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Letter: Author responds to critique of high-speed rail

The three rail-related letters published last week show that the authors haven't done their homework. We should keep them...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 17 comments | 3059 Views

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City of Menlo Park to buy carbon credits

A thumbs up and a $15,000 check -- that's what four of five Menlo Park City Council members agreed to give the new carbon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by ColdRealityCheck, on Apr 4, 2008 at 10:32 am | 10 comments | 2826 Views

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Letter: City loses on delayed Derry project

We, the citizens of Menlo Park, will never know what the settlement with the Derry project included. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Derry Err, on Apr 11, 2008 at 1:36 pm | 30 comments | 3349 Views

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Should city expand shuttle service for school kids, Caltrain riders?

Menlo Park may look at making dramatic changes to the city's shuttle service, which now provides midday transit for residents...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by need new leadership, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2941 Views
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