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Menlo Park weighs new contract for city employees

Judging by the flood of emails protesting the amount of time off in the proposed two-year contract for the 35 city employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1738 Views

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Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Nov 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 40 comments | 4080 Views

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Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1739 Views

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Thief grabs $17,600 in jewelry

A thief stole an antique gold pocket watch along with other jewelry from a Menlo Park home on Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:47 am | 8 comments | 1955 Views

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Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1741 Views

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Group of men jump bicyclist in Menlo Park

Five men streamed out of a Mercedes Benz around 10 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 16) to jump a 23-year-old man riding a Huffy mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:51 am | 4 comments | 1712 Views

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Does Menlo Park really need Flood Park?

Despite a staff report questioning whether Menlo Park truly needs more open space, the Parks and Recreation Commission voted...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jason Primuth, on Nov 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 35 comments | 2836 Views

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Letter: Excited by prospect of six-lane El Camino Real

I read with pleasure that the city of Menlo Park is still considering the six-lane El Camino corridor. The bottleneck caused...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by against 6 lanes, on Nov 25, 2011 at 10:53 am | 7 comments | 2050 Views

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Ideas for greenhouse gas reduction?

Menlo Park has posted a survey online to solicit ideas on what the criteria should be for adopting a greenhouse gas reduction...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by height isn't the problem, on Nov 25, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 5 comments | 1595 Views

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Those were the days

Several boarding houses served Menlo Park when the city was incorporated on March 23, 1874, after residents complained about...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Nov 28, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1625 Views

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Daughter alleges misconduct in father's arrest

The daughter of Menlo Park resident William Burnett, an assistant professor at Stanford University, is alleging police misconduct...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 39 comments | 3097 Views

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New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 3231 Views

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Recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by believer in science, on Dec 13, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 28 comments | 3326 Views

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City eases downtown parking rules for holidays

Menlo Park police want to help Santa make his way to your house, so they will loosen up on parking enforcement from Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Dec 3, 2011 at 7:40 am | 5 comments | 1754 Views

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Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1864 Views

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Tuesday: Council to pick new mayor

The Menlo Park City Council will decide Tuesday, Dec. 6, which among its members will serve with the title of mayor for the...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Agree with Ohtaki, on Dec 6, 2011 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 1517 Views

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Facebucks: Economic impact study released

With all the fanfare over Facebook relocating to Menlo Park,the question of why that was such a boon to the city sometimes...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Amina, on Apr 1, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 8 comments | 3120 Views

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Bicyclist robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

A bicyclist pedaling along the Ringwood Avenue pedestrian bridge lost $25 after being confronted by a man brandishing a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

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Keith steps into mayoral spotlight in Menlo Park

It would be hard to surpass last year's mayoral selection mayhem in Menlo Park, but this year's selection was particularly...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Dec 7, 2011 at 2:12 pm | 2 comments | 1762 Views

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Audio recordings could tell what happened at party

Evidence that may be hard to refute could answer questions about whether there was misconduct by police in their response...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 21, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 52 comments | 2515 Views
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