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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2225 Views

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Laurel student, 6, dies in hit-and-run crash

The 6-year-old Menlo Park girl who died after a hit-and-run accident Thursday has been identified as Lisa Xaiver, a student...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2009
Last comment by David, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:19 pm | 15 comments | 3669 Views

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City now gets Tesla sales tax

Menlo Park only recently began receiving sales tax revenue for roadsters sold at Tesla Motors' flagship dealership, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 15 comments | 1855 Views

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Tuesday: Ordinance would restrict lawn watering

A revised Menlo Park ordinance would prevent some homeowners from watering their lawns during the day, and require them to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by the connection, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:49 am | 15 comments | 1783 Views

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After losing contract, garbage company hiked pay

The company that collects garbage for Menlo Park and Atherton granted its employees pay raises of 17 to 19 percent over the...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by utility, on Jul 10, 2010 at 7:27 am | 15 comments | 2553 Views

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Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2041 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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Editorial endorsements

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10262 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2010 at 11:33 pm | 15 comments | 2089 Views

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Hundreds line up for Jimmy Carter

Hundreds of people lined up Tuesday night (Oct. 26) at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park to exchange a quick smile with former...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:13 am | 15 comments | 1913 Views

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Menlo council forms labor subcommittee

Newly re-elected Mayor Rich Cline and Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith will serve on a labor negotiations subcommittee formed by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The question man, on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 15 comments | 1903 Views

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Facebook scoops up Menlo Park properties

As rumors swirled about social networking giant Facebook buying the former Sun Microsystems campus in Menlo Park, the company...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by I, for one..., on Feb 25, 2011 at 9:24 am | 15 comments | 2630 Views

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Menlo mayor to swim clubs: Play nice

The water fight over pool time at the city's aquatics centers may dry up in one week. Team Sheeper and SOLO Aquatics have...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2011
Last comment by Masters Swimmer, on Feb 26, 2011 at 8:02 pm | 15 comments | 1993 Views

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Editorial: The slow death of high-speed rail

The bad economic news keeps piling up in front of the California High-Speed Rail project but will it be enough to bring Governor...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 4328 Views

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Tesla sedan drives into Menlo Park

Sometimes considered a figment of the imagination, the new Tesla Model S sedan proved to be real, according to the journalists...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 13, 2011 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 3723 Views

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High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle

High Speed Rail – The Grand Swindle We have been Swindled The passage of Prop 1A in Nov 2008 authorizing almost...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:11 am | 15 comments | 1736 Views

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Keith should resign as Mayor

With all that is going on in Menlo Park, downtown plan, Facebook, High Speed Rail, Menlo Park needs a Mayor who will be devoting...

Original post made by a view on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 4044 Views

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Letter: High-speed wrecking ball headed for state

High-speed rail is a devil's bargain for California. Discussions about how to fund it, which segment to start with, and how...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2012 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 7039 Views

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Menlo Park may need to zone for 1,975 more housing units

Identifying sites for affordable housing just jumped to the top of Menlo Park's priority list, according to a lawsuit settlement...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 1, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 15 comments | 2526 Views

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Panhandlers on Willow/Middlefield

Immediate opening for standing and sign-holding: Median island on the south side of Middlefield Road at Willow Road. New...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by MP observer, on Sep 30, 2012 at 1:54 am | 15 comments | 3896 Views

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Arrillaga revises plans for Menlo Park properties

Developer John Arrillaga and Stanford University have submitted a revised plan for an eight-acre project in Menlo Park, but...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Nov 26, 2012 at 11:52 am | 15 comments | 3315 Views
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