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Editorial: Money and politics in Menlo Park

The unseemly role of money in politics at the state and national levels has a local counterpart these days. Rather sizable...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Stupid is as stupid does, 3 hours ago | 15 comments | 578 Views

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The Downtown Plan is a Fiasco Financially; Measure M Will Help

Critics of Menlo Park's Measure M are able to find fault with it because it has taken on a near-impossible task: repairing...

Original post made by Chuck Bernstein on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by A. Komersky, 4 hours ago | 81 comments | 1160 Views

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Complaint against the City filed with Civil Grand Jury

Ex-Mayor Heyward Robinson today, filed a complaint against the City of Menlo Park with the Civil Grand July. The complaint...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gern, 6 hours ago | 9 comments | 190 Views

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More miss-information from Peter Carpenter

Peter Carpenter, the Atherton resident, has posted the following in another (open only to registered users) thread. He...

Original post made by old timer on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 111 Views

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Menlo Park council approves specific plan changes

Menlo Park now allows less medical office space within the boundaries of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, following...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 13 hours ago | 37 comments | 1107 Views

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What M Does

WHAT M DOES Places reasonable limits on offices 100,000 sq. feet per Project Mirrors the Planís Environmental...

Original post made by Beth Martin on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 14 hours ago | 2 comments | 64 Views

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Letter: For downtown vibrancy, defeat Measure M

How can anyone who supports downtown vibrancy also support Measure M? I don't understand. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/10/22/letter-for-downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 16 hours ago | 6 comments | 467 Views

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Who has bought and paid for Menlo Park's Zoning Rules?

The admission today by Patty Fry that she and Mike Lanza are not the authors of Measure M is absolutely stunning. This is...

Original post made by Mary Gilles on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 9 comments | 270 Views

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Specific plan changes go before Menlo Park council

A cap on medical office space, along with two minor changes proposed for the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, goes...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 36 comments | 594 Views

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Council approves Amendments to Specific Plan 10-29-2014

The MP council approved some amendments to the specific plan. Obviously planned as a meeting just before the election to...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 15 comments | 233 Views

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Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noise

Angry local residents say the Midpeninsula's skies are turning into an aeronautic superhighway and that federal levels for...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2014 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 785 Views

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Measure M raises concerns

As long-term owners of Menlo Park family-owned businesses, we — along with representatives from Alys Grace, Borrone's,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by formerly undecided on M, on Oct 29, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 2 comments | 214 Views

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Almanac endorsement: Menlo Park City Council race

With six candidates running for three seats, we believe that the incumbents are the best choices in the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 579 Views

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Editorial endorsement: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 40 comments | 1589 Views

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Why I Oppose Measure M

October 8, 2014 Dear Editor, As a long standing resident of Allied Arts and a Menlo Park business owner, I feel compelled...

Original post made by Rob Gould on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 34 comments | 615 Views

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Parade of Fire Engines and Police cars on El Camino

Does anyone know what was the reason for about 20 fire engine vehicles, many police cars and all with sirens blaring and...

Original post made by What was going on? on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by BamaKitty, on Oct 28, 2014 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 168 Views

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Guest opinion: Measure M would take away council's negotiating power

As the vice mayor of Menlo Park and parent of two children at Las Lomitas, I have the opportunity to speak with a variety...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2014
Last comment by Positive Reinforcement, on Oct 28, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 3 comments | 259 Views

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School board examines law governing charter schools

An attorney led a study session Monday night for the board of the Menlo Park City School District about the details of charter...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 28, 2014 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

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Study session on Mandarin immersion charter

With only a few weeks before it must vote on authorizing a Mandarin immersion charter school in the district, the board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 751 Views

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Tech changes fuel new Project Read strategies

Guest article: Literacy education at Project Read-Menlo Park is evolving as quickly as the sweeping technology changes in...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 27, 2014 at 7:51 pm | 2 comments | 71 Views
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