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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 7964 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real

It's a small lot -- the property at 1400 El Camino Real is about half an acre --- but big enough for a 63-room, four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Mich, on May 30, 2015 at 1:44 am | 32 comments | 12384 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue sidewalk plan approved

The Menlo Park City Council has approved a plan to install sidewalks along Santa Cruz Avenue between Olive Street at Hillview...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by facts?, on Mar 20, 2015 at 11:05 am | 32 comments | 7967 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Should Menlo Park build a downtown parking garage?

As a regular visitor to downtown Menlo Park, I generally find a convenient parking space in just a few minutes, so for me,...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Apr 6, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 32 comments | 4481 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City Council should insist on true mixed-use project on Greenheart site

The proposed Greenheart project occupies a 6.4-acre site that backs up to the train tracks. The property faces El Camino...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 26, 2016 at 7:46 pm | 32 comments | 4714 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Small gains for cyclists; big losses for everyone else

Make a mental note: Dec. 6, 2016, will prove to be a more important date than most Menlo Park residents now realize. That...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Jul 5, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 32 comments | 7014 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council opts for Ravenswood Avenue-only rail separation

When pressed to make a decision – since allocated consultant funding has dried up and then some – Menlo Park's City Council...

Original post made on May. 9, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 19, 2018 at 8:37 am | 32 comments | 8816 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards expected to oppose Menlo Park residents' attempt to change school districts

Residents of the 31 homes on O'Connor Street in Menlo Park who are attempting to transfer from the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by More to it, on Apr 15, 2015 at 11:50 am | 32 comments | 8573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Deadline for filing arguments on school parcel tax measures

The deadline is fast approaching for submitting an argument for or against the two parcel tax Measures A and C proposed by...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2016 at 9:44 pm | 32 comments | 4926 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 9006 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Election

There are three candidates running in November for two 4 year seats on the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2012 at 2:05 pm | 32 comments | 9451 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issues

An update on San Mateo County's study of "aircraft disturbance" at the San Carlos Airport is on the agenda for the Board...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 27, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 32 comments | 6073 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious event ignites debate

As the debate continues over whether it was appropriate for a religious event to be held in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Good For A Laugh, on Feb 2, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 32 comments | 6652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big turnout for meeting on public employee pay

Menlo Park saw a big turnout Tuesday night for a meeting on city employee pay and benefits, but the great majority of the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 5, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 32 comments | 5100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four businesses caught selling alcohol to minors

Employees at four Menlo Park businesses fell for the police department's minor decoy trap on Saturday (Aug. 28). Read...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Exactly, on Sep 2, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 32 comments | 5391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Infants in the bike lane

Today at 12:10 PM when driving down Santa Cruz Avenue, I passed three women within a single block walking alone and pushing...

Original post made by Anne Hillman on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Not a Tank, on Dec 25, 2012 at 9:44 am | 32 comments | 6019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park votes to keep red-light cameras

Breaking away from a trend of cities canceling red-light camera programs, the Menlo Park City Council decided on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by WoW!, on Aug 30, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 32 comments | 8140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Health care district: Hickey re-elected but loses his battle

A longtime plan by Sequoia Healthcare District board member Jack Hickey to have voters decide on the future of the district...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2015 at 11:43 am | 32 comments | 7552 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 7159 Views

AROUND TOWN

District will remove oak on new school site

A report from an outside arborist has confirmed that a large old oak tree on the site where the new Upper Laurel School is...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by safer than sorry, on Aug 17, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 32 comments | 6610 Views
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