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Menlo Park election: What's in a name?

Original post made on Oct 4, 2012

With about a month to go before the Nov. 6 Menlo Park City Council elections, the five candidates are hitting the campaign trail hard and taking names — in the form of endorsements.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Posted by melloinmenlo
a resident of Menlo Park: Downtown
on Oct 4, 2012 at 12:22 pm

What does "No Strings Attached" mean?? Can I assume Mr. Bragg means that he will not be "attached" to past and present politicians who endorse other politicians?? Mr Bragg says he only wants to be "attached" to the people of Menlo Park. This sounds very refreshing, if true.
The other candidates are using a proven political strategy with the listing of endowments. But it does sound interesting to have some "new blood" on the Board who will owe the people of Menlo Park for getting him elected.
From what I have heard Mr. Bragg has done and continues to do quite a bit of community service outside the City Building walls, which sounds pretty NON-self serving. It is a good thing to have someone out on the streets working and listening to the community and then discussing the needs of the people with the Council.


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Posted by william
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Oct 14, 2012 at 11:21 am

Mr. Bragg must remove his signs from the City's street medians and telephone and electricl poles. Neither is appropriate or legal. You must get approval by the owner (PG&E) to post signs.
This contributes to the blight of our City. Fortunately, the other candidates seem to comply with the law.


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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Oct 14, 2012 at 6:22 pm

Peter Carpenter is a registered user.

California courts have consistently ruled that political signs on public property are protected free speech.


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