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A Measure M debate: council control

Measure M includes a provision requiring voters to approve any changes to what the measure puts into place, as well as any...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 8 hours ago | 10 comments | 160 Views

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Letter: Measure M is in the spirit of democracy

Definition of an Initiative: allows the people to bypass the legislators and propose a new statute, ordinance, or constitutional...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 106 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park council may buy duplexes for city

Menlo Park may pay $1.12 million for two duplexes, at 1175 and 1177 Willow Road, to potentially use as below-market-rate...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by xy, 11 hours ago | 1 comment | 284 Views

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Motorcycle cops issue 82 tickets for 'distracted driving' in Atherton, Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycle patrols in Atherton and Menlo Park issued 76 tickets to drivers using cellphones illegally and six...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Elena, 16 hours ago | 12 comments | 1720 Views

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Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Kansas, 19 hours ago | 82 comments | 1567 Views

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Vi seniors take case to federal court

More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by PACCRC, on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 4 comments | 1460 Views

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Invitation to Measure M supporters to engage in an open dialogue

The voters of Menlo Park deserve to be fully informed regarding Measure M. Pick any one of the following issues: 1 -...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 15, 2014 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 105 Views

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Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 14, 2014 at 8:37 am | 12 comments | 391 Views

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Atherton, Menlo Park: Cops focus on distracted driving

A contingent of seven or eight motorcycle officers from around San Mateo County will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 1899 Views

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Menlo Park holds forum on general plan update

Menlo Park has plans -- a lot of them: the specific plan, the housing plan, the Willow business area plan, the Belle Haven...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 12, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 15 comments | 548 Views

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Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 11, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 129 comments | 4094 Views

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Libertarians endorse candidates for healthcare districts

The Libertarian Party of San Mateo County endorsed reform candidates for Sequoia Healthcare District and Peninsula Healthcare...

Original post made by Harland Harrison on Sep. 7, 2014
Last comment by libertarian fantasies, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 7 comments | 237 Views

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Development and more housing = more clogging traffic

Like the discussion of the Facebook development, traffic jams on Marsh road and around the Dumbarton Road area, the same...

Original post made by gunste on Sep. 8, 2014
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Why did Measure M over reach?

Measure M states "two massive developments recently submitted to the City revealed loopholes in the 2012 Specific Plan.." If...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 5, 2014 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 126 Views

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Measure M - No EIR, No public hearings, No traffic study

Voters need to know that there was NO EIR done on Measure M, there were NO public hearings and NO traffic study. And the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 3, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 4, 2014 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 112 Views

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Portola Valley earthquake expert shares his knowledge

Sheldon Breiner, a geophysicist from Portola Valley, wants local residents to prepare for an earthquake much bigger than...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Sep 4, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

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Two seek local seat on open space district board

Incumbent Larry Hassett and challenger Brandon Lewke are running for the Ward 6 seat on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 180 Views

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Measure M is a Trojan Horse that will allow anybody to stop anything

Why did Save Menlo produce Measure M? Two years ago Save Menlo made an impassioned plea to Stanford to change its proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 104 Views

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Measure M blocks new Tesla Headquarters - a view of the future

Imagine that it is mid-2015 and Measure M passed on a 51-49% vote in a very low turnout election. In fact, the residents...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 154 Views

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Programs at Atherton Library

Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 pm- Sensational Summer Salads. A cooking demonstration and nutrition Q and A for adults. Thursday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 26, 2014
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