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MENLO PARK

New police chief reflects on first week in Menlo Park

His first week on the job started well, then took a tragic turn as an explosion in San Bruno on Sept. 9 destroyed lives and...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sorry for You, on Sep 14, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 6 comments | 1730 Views

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Pharmaca comes to Menlo Park

Not all chain stores are unwelcome in Menlo Park. The planned arrival of a new pharmacy has been greeted with less outrage...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Perspective 2: Electric Boogaloo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 2616 Views

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Letter: Stunned to see BevMo approval

I attended the August Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting regarding the use permit for BevMo. Approval of the permit was...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1472 Views

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Menlo Park council buys home

As part of its program to expand below-market-rate housing in Menlo Park, the City Council agreed last night (Sept. 14) to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawence, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 19 comments | 2355 Views

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Stricter smoking ban one step closer

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2161 Views

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Sun Micro campus reassessment coming

Menlo Park residents often have more questions than answers, but at least one question can now be put to rest: the San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1361 Views

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Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 3467 Views

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Menlo Park pipes on PG&E watchlist

When PG&E releases a list of its top 100 risk-management gas pipelines this afternoon (Sept. 20), Menlo Park pipes will be...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 22, 2010 at 11:31 am | 21 comments | 3261 Views

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Menlo council members endorse candidates

Current City Council members, up for re-election or not, are starting to choose their favorites among the six candidates...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by the willows, on Sep 20, 2010 at 11:19 pm | 9 comments | 1890 Views

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Store opening, office construction in Menlo Park

Some chain stores are finding a warm welcome in Menlo Park. PETCO plans to open one of its smaller "Unleashed" neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1781 Views

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Thursday: Menlo Park 'State of City' speech

In case residents are in withdrawal for lack of a regular City Council meeting this week, they can attend Mayor Rich Cline's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Who did this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 1819 Views

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Police arrest Menlo Park man, 67, in stock scam

Describing Roger Miller, 67, of Menlo Park as a "lifelong con man," police announced his arrest on Sept. 22 for allegedly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Good One Det. Soares!, on Sep 22, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

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High-speed rail chalks up legal win

Even as news spread of a fresh lawsuit against high-speed rail, the beleaguered rail authority announced the dismissal of...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by who's paying for this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 2004 Views

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Daytime burglars ransack Willows neighborhood

Describing the crime spree as "unprecedented," Menlo Park police met with Willows residents on Wednesday to discuss a recent...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:05 pm | 2 comments | 1854 Views

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Editorial: Initiative not real pension reform

The well-intentioned local residents who are launching a drive to reduce pensions of yet-to-be hired city workers are on...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 15 comments | 1926 Views

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Menlo Park mayor addresses state of city

Drawing a larger crowd than attends most City Council meetings, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline delivered his state of the city...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Outside Looking In, on Sep 28, 2010 at 11:54 pm | 22 comments | 2578 Views

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Home & Garden closing doors

Home & Garden and...Kids too! at 714 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park is closing shop after 16 years of selling kids...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Downtown Business Owner, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 1474 Views

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Arrillaga thanks Chamber for Golden Acorn Award

John Arrillaga, center, and his wife, left, speak with Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas before the beginning of the 2010...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by Outside looking in, on Sep 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 3 comments | 2046 Views

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Letter: Bummed out by Menlo parking tickets

I attended a reunion luncheon with five friends at Carpaccio in Menlo Park recently. We all received parking tickets and...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2010
Last comment by janice, on Feb 26, 2011 at 6:49 pm | 50 comments | 5710 Views
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