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MENLO PARK

Seeking a reprieve from loud horns, Menlo Park residents push for Caltrain quiet zone

Menlo Park residents are fed up with blaring train horns waking babies and rattling their nerves. At a March 24 community...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2023
Last comment by Not-Jeff, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 498 Views

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City accuses residents of breaking the law without any evidence

Dear Ms Chen, I am in receipt of your letter of March 20, 2023. First, I find it disturbing that the City would send...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Mar. 23, 2023
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2023 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 217 Views

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Menlo Park should rethink nixing parking on Middle Avenue

The primary objective of Menlo Park's Middle Avenue Project is to improve the safety of bicyclists and pedestrians, and last...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Mar. 17, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 24, 2023 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 425 Views

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Ravenswood school district ready to ink development deal for Flood School housing

The Ravenswood City School District board is expected to approve a contract with a developer this week to build dense housing...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2023
Last comment by Andrew C., on Mar 17, 2023 at 11:03 am | 34 comments | 3421 Views

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District: Menlo Park's $2.5 million endowment won't be enough to offset enrollment costs from Stanford's new faculty housing project

Menlo Park school board officials say the $2.5 million endowment slated to cover the costs of extra students from Stanford's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2023
Last comment by Iris, on Mar 17, 2023 at 9:45 am | 28 comments | 12330 Views

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Peninsula cities pummeled by weather-induced power outages

Large swaths of the Midpeninsula were still without power on Wednesday, with outages blamed on the gusty storm that toppled...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Mar 15, 2023 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 6995 Views

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Middle Avenue parking gets no love from Menlo Park council

The Menlo Park City Council voted to remove street parking from Middle Avenue in 3-2 vote with Council member Drew Combs...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2023
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Mar 9, 2023 at 7:19 pm | 13 comments | 1143 Views

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Menlo Park city employee arrested on charges of grand theft, embezzlement

A Menlo Park employee has been arrested on felony theft and embezzlement charges after he was allegedly caught stealing city-owned...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2023
Last comment by Don, on Mar 6, 2023 at 6:12 pm | 3 comments | 5019 Views

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Tim Sheeper wins bid to keep running Burgess Pool

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-2 on Tuesday, Feb. 28, to give Tim Sheeper the contract to manage Burgess Pool and the...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 4, 2023 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 770 Views

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SRI Parkline redevelopment moving forward with master plan that could include up to 800 units

SRI is willing to consider up to 800 units of housing for its Parkline development as the Menlo Park Planning Commission...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 28, 2023 at 6:26 pm | 11 comments | 4658 Views

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In Menlo Park, storm recovery means stopping traffic on Highway 101 to fix toppled power lines

On Thursday, recovery efforts were still underway in Menlo Park, as this week's windy winter storm toppled trees and power...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2023
Last comment by JC, on Feb 23, 2023 at 6:53 pm | 9 comments | 4773 Views

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Menlo Park sends housing element to the state for round two

The Menlo Park City Council got its housing element in under the wire, certifying and adopting it Jan. 31 on a 4-1 vote,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2023
Last comment by Private citizen , on Feb 21, 2023 at 10:36 am | 23 comments | 4485 Views

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Former community college chancellor's hearing for public corruption charges reset for March 22

Following a series of delays, former San Mateo County Community College District Chancellor Ron Galatolo is due in court...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2023
Last comment by Tawake, on Feb 18, 2023 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2988 Views

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Does Replacing All Street Parking On Middle Avenue With Bike Lanes Actually Make Sense?

Does Replacing All Street Parking On Middle Avenue With Bike Lanes Actually Make Sense? . What About Removing Most of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Feb. 15, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 15, 2023 at 9:45 pm | 1 comment | 416 Views

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Menlo Park: Protest against police brutality set for Saturday afternoon

Oakland-based advocacy group Tha Hood Squad is holding a peaceful protest against police brutality at 1010 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2815 Views

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Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce dissolves and joins countywide group

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce has amalgamated into the San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 10, 2023 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1999 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission seeks to curb displacement and fill city-owned lots with affordable homes

Menlo Park's Planning Commission highlighted the ideas of city-owned affordable housing and anti-displacement measures at...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Feb 6, 2023 at 11:51 am | 28 comments | 5446 Views

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12-year-old boy's bicycle stolen in Menlo Park strong-arm robbery

Menlo Park police are seeking residents' help finding a suspect after a teenager reportedly punched a 12-year-old and stole...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2023
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Feb 6, 2023 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 4035 Views

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Why build 550 housing units instead of 1,700? Menlo Park commission seeks much higher density for Parkline project at SRI campus

The Menlo Park Planning Commission recommended a higher density of housing units while reviewing the Parkline developmentā€™s...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 2, 2023 at 3:36 pm | 14 comments | 3827 Views

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New San Mateo County sheriff aims to build community trust with new program

In her second week as the sheriff of San Mateo County, Sheriff Christina Corpus launched a new program for law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2023
There are no comments yet. 2370 Views
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