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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman pushes for ban on smoking in condos, apartments

Barbara Franklin has become a regular presence at Menlo Park City Council meetings, delivering her insistent message to council...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kayce, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:01 am | 19 comments | 2267 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What happened to city's cooperative spirit?

In this era of change and hope that we are experiencing on the national level, it is sad that, once again, Menlo Park resorts...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 6, 2009 at 8:26 am | 19 comments | 1909 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reinstate summary minutes

Until it is important to find out in a hurry what happened at a City Council meeting, the difference between "summary" and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am | 19 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proposes measures to reduce projected $1.8 million deficit; readers weigh in

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by daily post, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 19 comments | 1959 Views

MENLO PARK

What's it take to form a new county?

As Palo Alto deals with its obvious lack of representation from south Santa Clara County representatives, and Menlo Park...

Original post made by thinking about representation on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by the one-eyed king, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 19 comments | 2441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools must face the music

Changes are ahead for the music program in the Menlo Park City School District. The district's four music teachers are increasingly...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Carol T, on Jun 10, 2009 at 1:22 pm | 19 comments | 1923 Views

MENLO PARK

Chili's in Menlo Park to close July 8

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing July 8, a spokeswoman has confirmed. The restaurant, at the intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ms. DiGusta, on Jul 13, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 19 comments | 2065 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire destroys two townhouses, damages third

A Sharon Heights fire Thursday night destroyed two townhouses and caused major damage to a third. ==B Photo:== Har-Bro restoration...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdfs, on Jul 21, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 19 comments | 2309 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1761 Views

ATHERTON

Resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 3, 2010 at 12:13 am | 19 comments | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs fee hikes for fields, child care

Fees for child care services and sports field use in Menlo Park are going up, after the City Council approved a revised fee...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 1742 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2787 Views

ATHERTON

monster homes on postage stamp lots

There has been a call for Elizabeth Lewis to explain how she got away with buildig a 6,000 square foot home on an 18,000...

Original post made by sly dog on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by puritan, on May 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 19 comments | 1583 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo scraps plan for solar panels on new gym

An interesting subplot to the story of the Burgess Gym construction appears to be nearing a close, with Menlo Park city management...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 19, 2014 at 11:24 am | 19 comments | 1781 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton appoints new police lieutenant

Sgt. Joe Wade begins a new phase of his 11-year career with the Atherton Police Department on July 11, when he assumes the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2010
Last comment by right on, on Jul 12, 2010 at 8:01 am | 19 comments | 2043 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six cited for sale of alcohol to minors

Six adults were cited Friday (July 16) for the sale of alcohol to a minor in Menlo Park, police reported. A seventh was cited...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by one-fisted, on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 19 comments | 2095 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning, July 31, in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by WP, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:34 am | 19 comments | 1749 Views

MENLO PARK

Three Menlo council candidates file papers

Three candidates for the Menlo Park City Council made their intentions official on Aug. 6. Incumbents Rich Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2039 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents losing patience with incomplete Watkins Avenue project

Nearby residents are losing patience with the stalled construction project at Watkins Avenue and El Camino Real, whose fencing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by PLUMP, on Aug 15, 2010 at 7:23 pm | 19 comments | 1701 Views
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