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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's assessed property value up 12.5 percent

The assessed value of property in Menlo Park grew by 12.5 percent in 2105, a faster rate than that of any other city in San...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 744 Views

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Suspected home burglar nabbed after police see strange activity

An attempt by Menlo Park police to talk to the driver of a vehicle whose occupants appeared to be scoping out homes to burglarize...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 1675 Views

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Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 956 Views

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Aircraft noise forum in Redwood City

Those upset about commercial aircraft noise will have an opportunity on Wednesday, June 15, to sound off to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 21, 2016 at 10:21 am | 14 comments | 2100 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission faces two huge reviews on same night

When Menlo Park's Planning Commission meets Monday, it plans to tackle environmental impact reports on two huge projects:...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by HarryB, on Jun 19, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 2053 Views

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Menlo Park: Fatigued council debates dog park, again

Fatigue appeared to weigh on City Council members Tuesday as they heard a presentation by city staff, asking for advice...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 19 comments | 2084 Views

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Menlo Park: How zoning changes could affect traffic, water

An environmental impact report says that if the proposed zoning changes are made, the city's M-2 area – located east...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by BadMath, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1169 Views

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A parking garage for Menlo Park? Talks begin again

Building a parking structure in Menlo Park could cost from $4.6 million for a two-level garage to $9.3 million for a four-level...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Michael Levinson, on Jun 16, 2016 at 6:13 am | 39 comments | 2599 Views

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E. Gary Smith pretrial conference continued

A pretrial conference for Edwin Gary Smith, 64, former owner of Menalto Cleaners in Menlo Park who is accused of unauthorized...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 10, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 5 comments | 1956 Views

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Menlo Park office manager sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Former office manager of Menlo Park landscaping company sentenced to seven years and eight months in state prison in $1 million...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 10, 2016 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 1963 Views

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Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond measure

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 1133 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park council review budget with $3.4 million surplus

The Menlo Park City Council will review tonight the city's proposed budget, which projects a surplus of $3.4 million in...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jun 8, 2016 at 1:50 am | 3 comments | 958 Views

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Tonight: Hearing on Menlo Park City School District budget

The public will have a chance to comment on the proposed budget of the Menlo Park City School District at a meeting that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by WTF, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1036 Views

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Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Coladarci dies at 96

Jane Coladarci, a mainstay of the Almanac's advertising department for most of her 30 years at the paper, died "quickly and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by John Mercer, on Jun 6, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 228 Views

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Menlo Park: Pollock boutique hotel approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Monday night a 61-room hotel proposed by the Portola Valley-based...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 3652 Views

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Funding for Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalks, upgrades approved

Six-foot-wide sidewalks, flashing pedestrian crosswalks and new drainage systems are one step closer to being built on Santa...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bizarre, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1413 Views

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Menlo Park: Environmental report released on Facebook's expansion plans

An environmental review says that Facebook's plan to build three 75-foot-tall buildings, adding 962,400 square feet at two...

Original post made on May. 31, 2016
Last comment by Homeowner, on Jun 1, 2016 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2369 Views

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Valparaiso Road Repair

Just a curious question - When Valparaiso was last resurfaced, Atherton completely re-did the road bed on their side while...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on May. 30, 2016
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Menlo Park pays up for downtown street cafes

As soon as July, 12 downtown parking spots in front of six restaurants and one furniture store are planned to be converted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2016
Last comment by Common Sense, on May 28, 2016 at 10:51 am | 24 comments | 3174 Views

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Environmental report released on Facebook's expansion plans

An environmental review says that Facebook's plan to build three 75-foot-tall buildings, adding 962,400 square feet at two...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on May 27, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 258 Views
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