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Proponents reel from withdrawal of Arrillaga offer to help build new library

An offer by local philanthropist and billionaire developer John Arrillaga to help the city of Menlo Park build a new main...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2018
Last comment by Menlo guy, on Oct 10, 2018 at 1:25 pm | 6 comments | 5792 Views


Menlo Park: Councilman Peter Ohtaki named next mayor

Marking the completion of another year, the Menlo Park City Council held its annual chair swap as Councilwoman Kirsten Keith...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Dec 15, 2017 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 5791 Views



This ill fated company which cannot anticipate making money for at least 20 years is just moving so fast that it has announced...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5791 Views


Las Lomitas district faces $1.2 million in cuts

Las Lomitas School District officials are recommending cost reductions that include a hiring freeze, larger classes, cuts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 23 comments | 5790 Views


Kepler's to charge for author events

Starting this month, Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park will charge those who don't belong to its rewards program to attend...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:51 pm | 36 comments | 5790 Views


Guest opinion: Make Menlo Park great again with Trump-linked lobbyist?

Hiring a lobbying firm closely associated with President Trump does not sit right with much of the Menlo Park community,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2018
Last comment by Fake News?, on Jan 15, 2018 at 4:55 pm | 35 comments | 5789 Views


Monday: Menlo Park school district to discuss principles and new funding

Menlo Park City School District will meet on April 21 to discuss guiding principles and a new school funding model. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 5788 Views


Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange to be closed all weekend

The Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange between Newbridge Street and Bay Road will be closed for 54 hours, from 10 p.m. on Friday,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Jenson, on Oct 5, 2018 at 8:10 am | 5 comments | 5788 Views


Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 5787 Views


Argument preceded shooting of rehab leader David Lewis

In the minutes prior to being fatally shot in the back Wednesday afternoon, East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by JMasonEPA, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 5787 Views


Woodside: Residents petition council to halt pig scrambles

Woodside residents and others opposed to the annual kids-chasing-pigs event at the July Fourth Junior Rodeo put on by the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Melodie, on Feb 28, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 19 comments | 5787 Views


Report touts Bay Area as mega-powerful region facing challenges

Silicon Valley is an economic powerhouse, and some of the cogs that drive it are more functional than others, claims a new...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 12, 2018 at 2:52 pm | 4 comments | 5786 Views


Judge upholds settlement in Menlo Park fire director defamation lawsuit

A judge has denied a request to nullify the settlement agreement reached in a defamation countersuit between a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by bizarre, on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 5786 Views


Atherton voters reject library in park

After more than a year spent squabbling about a divided City Council's decision to make Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lesson in government, on Nov 8, 2012 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 5786 Views


SRI proposes big changes in Menlo Park campus

SRI International proposes a 25-year plan to "revitalize and upgrade" its 63-acre campus without changing the overall size...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by manage traffic, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 5785 Views


Menlo Park: Sharon Green renovations pass round two

The Planning Commission suggested that the owners of an apartment complex in Sharon Heights find a way to save some of the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Feb 24, 2014 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 5785 Views


Menlo Park: Name released for new downtown restaurant

The name for a new restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, set to occupy the site of the former Bradley's Fine Diner, has been...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by ray ban, on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 5785 Views


Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 5785 Views


Menlo Park: iPhone heist alleged at Facebook headquarters

Approximately 30 iPhones ended up in a silver Lexus rather than remaining in storage at Facebook headquarters on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by KW, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 5784 Views


Police calls: Bicycles valued at $11,000 stolen from open garage

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by JasonE, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 5784 Views
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