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Proposal to redevelop SRI International campus in the works

Menlo Park-based SRI International has launched plans to redevelop its 63-acre campus that would dedicate 10 acres for residential...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 23 hours ago | 36 comments | 6540 Views

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Much-loved longtime Menlo Park employee is battling COVID-19 in the ICU

Natalya Jones, well-known to local parents as the director of Menlo Park's child care programs at Burgess Park and Belle...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Nanc, on May 31, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 5647 Views

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Menlo Park won't rule out changes to single-family zoning

The Menlo Park City Council took a nearly unprecedented step Tuesday by narrowly deciding to not rule out possible changes...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on May 28, 2021 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 4427 Views

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Menlo Park fire board names deputy chief as interim replacement for outgoing Chief Schapelhouman

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board unanimously chose Deputy Fire Chief Mike Shaffer to serve as an interim replacement...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by wlb204, on May 27, 2021 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2868 Views

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Menlo Park announces plan for resumption of city services

The city of Menlo Park released on Saturday a list of the types of venues and services it will allow to re-open in four phases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2021
Last comment by TriciaB, on May 24, 2021 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 4031 Views

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Al fresco forever?

In June of 2020, as it became clear how significantly California's restaurants were going to be impacted by the pandemic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Dad of 2, on May 21, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 285 Views

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Twice as many kids are seeking help from local youth counseling service

Between August 2020 and February, more than 100 students sought out counseling at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2279 Views

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Menlo Park's Golden Acorn Awards aim to highlight pandemic-time leadership

Celebrating leaders in Menlo Park who have supported the community through the COVID-19 pandemic, the Menlo Park Chamber...

Original post made on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by Debbie, on May 17, 2021 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 3221 Views

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Facing a pandemic rent hike, Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce quits train depot for new offices

After more than 50 years at the quaint historic train depot at the downtown Caltrain Station, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce...

Original post made on May. 13, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2021 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 2818 Views

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Ugly Empty Storefronts Hurt Downtown Menlo Park. Temporary Art Installations Would Make A Huge Difference

My purpose in writing this post is to ask Menlo Park residents to email their district city council members and tell them...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on May. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 147 Views

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Eleanor McLoughlin, longtime Menlo Park resident, dies shortly after her 100th birthday celebration

Eleanor McLoughlin, who recently celebrated turning 100, died at her Menlo Park home on April 19. Her family threw a drive-thru...

Original post made on May. 4, 2021
Last comment by Jeff Keating , on May 12, 2021 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 2702 Views

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Community briefs: a new principal at Oak Knoll School, a Stop Asian Hate march, a talk on media literacy tips and more

In this week's community briefs, a new principal at Oak Knoll School, a Stop Asian Hate march and rally is set for this weekend,...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2021
Last comment by menlo parent, on Apr 30, 2021 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

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Menlo Church says worship leader fired over allegations he asked a teen for nude photos

Menlo Church fired a worship leader after allegations emerged that he had solicited nude photos online from a teen boy several...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4343 Views

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Menlo Park City Council splits on pilot program to deliver COVID-19 vaccine to homebound seniors

A proposal from Menlo Park Mayor Drew Combs and Councilman Ray Mueller to partner with the county Health Department and Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2021 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 3128 Views

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Feds, Cargill Inc. drop appeal of a ruling that protects Redwood City salt ponds

A ruling that protects the historic Redwood City salt ponds from being developed will stand unchallenged, now that defendants...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

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Police arrest suspected arsonist in RV safe lot fires

East Palo Alto police have arrested a 26-year-old man suspected of starting a series of fires on April 10 along a fence...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2218 Views

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Through a blog, a couple shares hidden coastside gems

Dan and Dawn Page know now that they’ll likely never be considered true locals in the eyes of fellow Montarans. But that...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2321 Views

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How to celebrate Earth Day on the Midpeninsula: Films, art projects and more

Many local organizations are offering some Earth Day-themed events, from panel discussions to participatory art. We've compiled...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1894 Views

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Sequoia district selects Darnise R. Williams as superintendent finalist

Sequoia Union High School District officials announced Tuesday that they have selected Darnise R. Williams as their new superintendent....

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3230 Views

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Guest opinion: Rise in youth suicide needs joint effort from educators, health providers

In an op-ed, the California School-Based Health Alliance executive director advocates for the passage of AB 563, introduced...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1691 Views
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