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Menlo Park City School District gives a raise and bonuses to all employees

In addition to awarding a 2.5 percent raise to all its employees, the Menlo Park City School District has given all its workers...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 2 minutes ago | 67 comments | 3343 Views

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Saturday: Menlo Park retirement celebration for Martha of Martha's Pastries

Martha Merz, recognized by locals as the Martha of Martha's Pastries, is retiring after spending the past 28 years running...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2016
Last comment by Alice, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 1199 Views

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Planned Parenthood Endorses Catherine Carlton!

Congratulations to Menlo Park City Council Candidate Catherine Carlton for recieving the only City Council candidate endorsement...

Original post made by Race Watcher on Sep. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Sep 30, 2016 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 101 Views

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Menlo Park: Council approves terms for Greenheart development

A project to build 420,000 square feet of residential, office and retail space on the large vacant lot along El Camino Real...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Lost opportunity, on Sep 30, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 32 comments | 2813 Views

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Laurel School wins National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition

Laurel School in Atherton, which next month will open its second campus in Menlo Park, has won a prestigious National Blue...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tybe Diamond, on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 1212 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park district school board seeks public comment on budget woes

A meeting seeking public comment on solutions to the Menlo Park City School District's budget problems will be held at 6...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 29, 2016 at 6:54 pm | 17 comments | 1309 Views

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USGS to leave Menlo Park for Moffett Field

Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say they intend to shut down the agency's West Coast science center in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Todd, on Sep 28, 2016 at 7:07 pm | 22 comments | 4350 Views

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Menlo Park: City manager gets raise, bonus

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has won a $4,300 pay raise to $221,800 a year, plus a year's extension to his contract,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thom Harris, on Sep 26, 2016 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 967 Views

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Menlo Park City School District ponders how cuts could affect looming deficit

After first recapping a bleak financial outlook predicting a $5.3 million operating deficit within five years, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2016
Last comment by Publius, on Sep 26, 2016 at 10:13 am | 64 comments | 4789 Views

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Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Judy Adams, on Sep 26, 2016 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 242 Views

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July 9: Bike 4 Breath ride starts, ends in Atherton

Bike 4 Breath, a bike ride to support clean air and lung health, will start and end at Encinal Elementary School in Atherton...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 328 Views

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Guest opinion: Time to say yes to a more vibrant Menlo Park

I love living in Menlo Park. But I can't help but imagine ways in which Menlo Park could be even better — more livable,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 22, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 53 comments | 2533 Views

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Commission OKs moving food truck event to Menlo Park Library parking lot

Soon, visitors to the Menlo Park Library and Civic Center sports fields may not have to leave the Civic Center to get food...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by bad decision, on Sep 20, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 33 comments | 2883 Views

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Tonight: Fire board discusses Atherton council's property tax complaints

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District meets tonight in a study session in response to an idea put forward...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 7 comments | 760 Views

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Trees back on county supervisors' agenda

San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will consider tightening up the county's tree regulations when the board meets Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Sep 19, 2016 at 11:33 pm | 1 comment | 580 Views

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Menlo Park: 15 rental townhouses planned along El Camino Real

Curious about what new development is planned for the currently empty lot between the Menlo Park Inn and M&R Automotive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by J. Adams, on Sep 18, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 20 comments | 3030 Views

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Fire damages 9/11 display of American flags at Menlo Park fire district station

Someone set fire to and partially burned a display of 343 American flags set out at a local fire station on Sunday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 16, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 7 comments | 1873 Views

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Wild parrots spotted in Menlo Park

A raucous flock of six to 10 wild parrots spotted Tuesday evening outside of Trader Joe's in Menlo Park caught the eyes...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Ross Smith, on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 11 comments | 3236 Views

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Facebook expansion in Menlo Park: Final environmental report released

The final version of the environmental impact report for Facebook's expansion plans has been released by Menlo Park city...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 16, 2016 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1667 Views

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Campaign Party for Ray Mueller

You are cordially invited to join us next Saturday, September 17, at the home of Bianca and Bryan Walser, located at 309...

Original post made by Bianca Walser on Sep. 15, 2016
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