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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 | 2472 Views


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 | 2813 Views


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 | 2308 Views


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 | 2448 Views


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 | 2888 Views


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. 2529 Views


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 | 3417 Views


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 | 4492 Views


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 | 2758 Views


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 | 2587 Views


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 | 3104 Views


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 | 2728 Views


Woman pleads not guilty in multi-injury crash

Menlo Park resident Erica Barragan, 28, has pleaded not guilty to charges of felony drunken driving in connection with a...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2397 Views


New venture for Marche chef Howard Bulka

Howard Bulka, the founding chef at Marche restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, is leaving the world of haute cuisine and moving...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by food lover, on Apr 6, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 2601 Views


New owner, new plans for British Bankers Club

Sometime this month Lance White of San Jose will take over as the new owner of the British Bankers Club in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Downtown lady!, on Apr 22, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2945 Views


Author: Privilege no protection for teens

It used to be easy to spot the kids who were headed for trouble, says Madeline Levine. The warning signs were so easy to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Well done, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views


City gets good value with Climate Smart

I applaud the Menlo Park City Council's recent 4-1 decision to subscribe to the low-cost Climate Smart greenhouse gas offset...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 16, 2008 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2334 Views


Service Tuesday for man killed by train

A service for Stephen Lehane, the Menlo Park resident killed by a train last week, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Several Sleepless Nights, on Apr 16, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 2439 Views


Editorial: Spiraling costs of public employees

Menlo Park is learning a costly lesson about compensation for its valued public safety employees: What may look like a bargain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Realistic, on Apr 16, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 2365 Views


Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2928 Views
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