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MENLO PARK

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 | 2662 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 3684 Views

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Cafe to open at Allied Arts Guild

At long last, a restaurateur has signed on to open a cafe at the Allied Arts Guild, whose owner has been trying since early...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by Bob Nicholson, on Apr 25, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2915 Views

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Maltbie sets retirement date; Boesch may succeed him

After 19 years on the job, San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie will step down at the end of this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by The list goes on, on Apr 30, 2008 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 3093 Views

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Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 6528 Views

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Editorial: $8 million for gym, with strings

The disclosure last week that an anonymous donor has offered the city of Menlo Park $8 million or more toward building a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Truth be told, on May 7, 2008 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 7779 Views

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Showdown ahead on Oak Knoll building plan

An enormous valley oak tree that's become a flashpoint for opposition to the construction planned for Oak Knoll School may...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by tree hugger, on May 7, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 16 comments | 3241 Views

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Gym gift gets council's initial support

All Menlo Park City Council members are jazzed about an anonymous would-be donor's offer to cover the bulk of the costs to...

Original post made on May. 8, 2008
Last comment by Dhyana Holguin, on Jun 28, 2008 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 2852 Views

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MP council to take first look at 48-home project

Plans to build a high-density condo-commercial project at the site of the former Anderson Chevrolet truck lot on El Camino...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by enough, on May 15, 2008 at 8:48 pm | 22 comments | 3624 Views

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MP Council OKs request for state funds for Derry project

Citing rising construction costs and subprime mortgage trends, the developers behind the proposed Derry condo-commercial...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by McMills, on May 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

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MP house nearly destroyed in three-alarm fire

A three-alarm fire that started in a car parked in a garage all but destroyed a house Thursday evening at the corner of Chateau...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Crane st. resident, on May 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3325 Views

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'Homelessness' forum set for Wednesday

A panel of speakers will address the problem of homelessness at a "Healthy Communities" forum, set for 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 28, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 5 comments | 2988 Views

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Phillips Brooks School celebrates campus renovation

Phillips Brooks School has good reasons to celebrate after almost two years of renovation and construction on its leased...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 27, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 3380 Views

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Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 3259 Views

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Menlo Park mayor to seek re-election

"I'm ready for another four years." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6295 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Andy fan, on May 28, 2008 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2858 Views

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Mt. Olive church honors founding pastor Hattie Bostic

"Friend, mother, therapist, pastor, bricklayer, writer, politician, speaker, soul-saver, teacher, confidante, counselor." Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Dr. L. A. Anderson, on Dec 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 5 comments | 5308 Views

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Menlo Park faces $1 million budget deficit

Menlo Park is facing a projected $1.01 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that starts July 1, but City Manager Glen...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by C. Note, on Jun 5, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 3350 Views

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Red light cameras go live June 10 in Menlo Park

If the early data is any indicator, Menlo Park's new red-light photo enforcement program could add a lot of money to the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by shortyellow, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 32 comments | 9881 Views

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Jim Lewis threatens libel lawsuit against Menlo Park, councilwoman

For the past year, Palo Alto resident Jim Lewis has become one of Menlo Park's most persistent volunteers, attending countless...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Renter, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 3696 Views

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Menlo Park fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show. Now, one resident...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Smiles, on Jun 16, 2008 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 3433 Views
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