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Menlo Park again mulls a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers

Twenty-three years after Menlo Park voters halted a ban on gas-powered leaf blowers, the city is once again thinking of enacting...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by krswitky, on Nov 24, 2021 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 3241 Views

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Developers officially submit Parkline proposal to rebuild SRI campus

It's official: There's now a proposal under review at City Hall to rebuild the 63-acre SRI campus hidden in the heart of...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 23, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 11 comments | 3491 Views

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Jackie Speier's retirement fuels speculation about Democratic successor

Speier's announcement that she will not seek another term in Congress has created a rare political opportunity for elected...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2021
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 18, 2021 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2391 Views

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Trader Joe's puts a stop to the M-A Thanksgiving food drive

For many years Trader Joe's has supported our community and, in turn, our community has supported Trader Joe's. Well, it...

Original post made by Kim Morris on Nov. 16, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 17, 2021 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 268 Views

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A committee tasked with publicizing Menlo Park's housing plan is falling apart

A Menlo Park committee created in May lost five of its 13 members to resignations. Former members say they left due to the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2021
Last comment by Soody Tronson, on Nov 14, 2021 at 2:53 pm | 17 comments | 3919 Views

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Menlo Park to consider forming a community land trust to enable affordable homeownership

Under a proposal by local nonprofit affordable housing developer MidPen Housing, the Menlo Park community could become able...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on Nov 13, 2021 at 9:21 am | 2 comments | 2676 Views

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Letter from Pets in Need staff alleges major errors led to puppy deaths

The deaths of seven puppies while they were being transported by the nonprofit on Aug. 2 were caused by multiple senseless...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2021
Last comment by sjtaffee, on Nov 12, 2021 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2735 Views

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SISTER CITY PROGRAM

Menlo Park has had a Sister City program for many years. In fact, its relationship with Galway, Ireland can be traced back...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2021
There are no comments yet. 366 Views

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Menlo Park couple tapped to lead replanting campaign in wildfire-devastated Greece

Menlo Park couple Steve and Dianne de Laet have long worked to build community in two peninsulas very far apart: the San...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2021
Last comment by Steven de Laet, on Nov 11, 2021 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2964 Views

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New Guild Theatre announces 2022 lineup

Menlo Park's very own nonprofit music venue and event performance space, the Guild Theatre, is set to open in early 2022...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Nov 10, 2021 at 3:09 pm | 5 comments | 4161 Views

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Guest opinion: Examining myths about switching from gas to electric

In a guest opinion, Josie Gaillard, a Menlo Park resident and Environmental Quality Commission member, writes about answers...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 3, 2021 at 10:22 pm | 30 comments | 1958 Views

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Voter Guide: Measure B asks school district residents to increase parcel tax rate

Voters will decide the fate of a proposed parcel tax that Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) officials say is needed...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on Nov 1, 2021 at 6:32 pm | 25 comments | 3632 Views

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Where to put 3,800 new homes in Menlo Park? City Council debates details of housing growth plan

Menlo Park's project to plan for roughly 3,800 new housing units hit a speed bump Tuesday night when the City Council raised...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2021
Last comment by Frozen, on Nov 1, 2021 at 2:55 pm | 16 comments | 6359 Views

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Menlo Park: Mysterious closed City Council meeting violates protocols and raises questions

Three members of Menlo Park's City Council have authorized a closed session meeting at 3:30 p.m. today (Oct. 12), when the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2021 at 7:24 pm | 27 comments | 8127 Views

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Four Menlo Park liquor stores cited for selling alcohol to underaged youth

Menlo Park Police cited four out of the nine liquor stores involved in a minor decoy operation for selling alcohol to underaged...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2021
Last comment by Enough, on Oct 19, 2021 at 8:05 pm | 7 comments | 3178 Views

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Menlo Park council mulls options to encourage commuters to ditch solo driving

It wasn't long ago when one of the most frequently cited problems with Menlo Park was its traffic. As Menlo Park recovers...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2021
Last comment by Mila Zelkha, on Oct 19, 2021 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 3053 Views

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Guest opinion: Measure B is the right solution for the future of Menlo Park's students

In a guest opinion, Menlo Park resident Peter Carpenter writes why Menlo Park City School District voters should vote in...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2021
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Oct 9, 2021 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2597 Views

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Measure B is the right solution for the future of Menlo Park's students

Measure B is a long-term financial solution that allows Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) to continue delivering superior...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2021
Last comment by Public Education Supporter, on Oct 9, 2021 at 9:19 am | 3 comments | 908 Views

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Air quality advisory in effect Monday due to wildfire smoke

Wildfire smoke from southern Sierra blazes will continue to bring haze to Bay Area skies through Monday, air district officials...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1734 Views

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San Mateo County begins offering vaccine boosters for eligible individuals

San Mateo County health officials on Friday, Oct. 1, began offering Pfizer boosters to eligible individuals at clinics countywide....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3700 Views
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