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Who should be the next Menlo Park Mayor?

The next big council decision will be who will be the next Mayor of Menlo Park. With 2 new council persons to be seated,...

Original post made by who knows? on Nov. 12, 2010
Last comment by Falls Church, VA, on Nov 13, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 14 comments | 2045 Views


M-A and residents strike truce over field lights

For 59 years, it's always been dark after sunset on the athletic fields at Menlo-Atherton High School, but no more. There...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 23, 2010 at 7:17 pm | 14 comments | 2034 Views


Decision on charges near against Kelly Fergusson

From today's Daily Post: An aritlce by David DeBolt Excerpt: A criminal investigation into whether Menlo Park Councilwoman...

Original post made by Joanna on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 29, 2011 at 8:02 am | 14 comments | 1420 Views


Menlo Park: Eighty two heritage trees on chopping block

Menlo Park is contacting anyone who lives near the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club about its request to cut down 82...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Carl Spackler, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2759 Views


Bottling plant closure to cost 150 jobs

About 150 people will lose their jobs when an alcohol bottling facility on Commonwealth Drive in Menlo Park closes on July...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sparkey, on Jul 7, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 14 comments | 2410 Views


Has Councilmember Fergusson violated the law?

Will the Almanac, dedicated to local journalism, please investigate this matter? In March 2011, Councilmember Fergusson...

Original post made by Whistleblower on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 14 comments | 2122 Views


Residents protest private club's wish for public well

The city's proposal to install an irrigation well in Nealon Park, a popular communal open space owned by Menlo Park, aroused...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by 30yr_resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1665 Views


Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1969 Views


Court upholds Menlo Park pension reform

So far the court doesn't see a problem with pension reform initiative Measure L, according to a ruling issued on Monday (May...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 4, 2012 at 10:16 am | 14 comments | 2732 Views


Arrillaga protest gathers signatures

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by James Madison, on Dec 21, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 14 comments | 2966 Views


Menlo Park liquor store robbed at gunpoint

Customers shopping at the Tri-E-Z got more than they bargained for Friday night after two men, one armed with a handgun,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Rex, on Jan 9, 2013 at 10:24 am | 14 comments | 3169 Views


Guest opinion: Proposed Stanford development would deepen housing deficit

Stanford's proposed new development on El Camino Real creates even more of a housing deficit for Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 26, 2013 at 6:54 am | 14 comments | 3233 Views


Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 4066 Views


Developer, neighbors battle over driveway permit

Charges of misrepresentation and fraud are flying from both developers and Louise Street residents after the Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Developer , on Jun 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 14 comments | 3868 Views


Menlo Park City School District voters may be asked to approve $23 million bond measure

School board members on Tuesday (June 11) will consider a staff recommendation to ask residents of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Another Concerned Citizen, on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 2282 Views


Rich resigns from Menlo school board after 15 years

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 12378 Views


Menlo Park: Driver who hit twins not at fault in earlier accident

Although the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed against a 90-year-old man who crashed a BMW SUV into 6-year-old twins on a Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by M Smith, on Mar 10, 2014 at 8:52 pm | 14 comments | 7841 Views


Menlo Park council split over new privacy law

In a rare 3-2 vote for the current Menlo Park council, a new ordinance governing the use of surveillance data by law enforcement...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 17, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 14 comments | 5147 Views


Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of West Nile virus, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seth, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 3272 Views


Menlo Park to spend $45,000 on drought outreach

The city's water fund will chip in $45,000 to help get the word out about mandatory water conservation measures to customers...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:03 am | 14 comments | 2822 Views
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