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Menlo Park commission favors Ravenswood Avenue tunnel under tracks

Opposition to the concept of a maximum 10-foot wall across town was the main reason the Menlo Park Planning Commission did...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2017
Last comment by relentlesscactus, on Sep 13, 2017 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1760 Views

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HeartSafe - Saving Lives or Life Support for the Sequoia Healthcare District

Initiated by Stephani Scott, then CEO of the Sequoia Healthcare District in 2005, the HeartSafe Program has provided anecdotal...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 13, 2017 at 10:58 am | 12 comments | 4249 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident Survey: What should be the future of the Curtis Street pocket park?

Our City Council needs to hear constructive feedback about the future of a Curtis Street pocket park from more than a small...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by statistician, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 299 Views

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Tuesday: Supes to consider asking state to ban cellphone use in crosswalks

With pedestrian fatalities accounting for 24 percent of traffic-related deaths in California in 2016, county Supervisor...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Sep 11, 2017 at 7:43 pm | 14 comments | 1157 Views

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Marijuana eradication on open space preserve; four arrested

A multi-agency law enforcement effort eradicated illegally grown marijuana plants with an estimated street value of about...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2017
Last comment by Sharon T., on Sep 11, 2017 at 7:42 pm | 6 comments | 2250 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tests show elevated bacteria levels at pop-up mini-park downtown

A project intended to spice up downtown has instead stunk it up, say people who spend time near the city's pop-up park on...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Local 2 or 3, on Sep 9, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 47 comments | 9503 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto seeks to strengthen immigrant protections

In the wake of a recent federal immigration arrests and deportations, East Palo Alto officials are reviewing programs to...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by palpably wrong, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 3600 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Threatened legal action is opportunity for better representation

The city of Menlo Park is the latest local jurisdiction to be threatened with litigation over its at-large election of governing-body...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 2933 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How to separate roads from rails

The issue of where and how to separate roads from rails at Caltrain crossings in Menlo Park comes before the city's Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:21 am | 7 comments | 2340 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City considering paying international travel costs for officials

The Menlo Park City Council may consider funding international travel for delegations of city officials to visit the the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by virtual reality, on Sep 8, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 5024 Views

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“70 Strong” a facade created to deceive Sequoia Healthcare District taxpayers.

You may have noticed the much ballyhooed roll-out of 70 Strong with the February 1st “70 STRONG LAUNCH PARTY” at Box...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 8, 2017 at 5:05 pm | 29 comments | 1485 Views

MENLO PARK

Hurricane Irma relief effort draws Bay Area search-and-rescue task force

Some 80 Bay Area specialists in "heavy rescue" were headed for Florida on Thursday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Grand opening party for new Menlo Park furniture store

ANTHEM Home, a new home furnishings store at 889 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, is holding a grand opening party...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park Mama, on Sep 8, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 8227 Views

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Firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts

Some of the Bay Area firefighters who have been helping with water rescue efforts in Texas in response to flooding from Hurricane...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:57 am | 5 comments | 4692 Views

MENLO PARK

New president-rector at St. Patrick's Seminary

St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park welcomed its 17th president-rector, the Rev. George E. Schultze, at a Mass ceremony...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Long time resident, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2718 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park from...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 7, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 3806 Views

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Sheriff's Office: SUV driver 'at fault' in Portola Valley collision with cyclists

The driver of an SUV involved in an Aug. 5 collision with a group of bicyclists near Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3348 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton's Malcolm Dudley retires after 56 years as investment adviser

Just two weeks shy of his 85th birthday, Atherton's Malcolm Dudley has retired from his full-time job as an investment adviser...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Roger & Betty Toguuchi, on Sep 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 3046 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council hashes out details of Sand Hill Road annexation

Members of the Menlo Park City Council were surprised they were expected to approve, upon their first scheduled discussion...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Why approve?, on Sep 5, 2017 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 3529 Views

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M-A High: Twenty-one new classrooms greet students

For the new school year, students at Menlo-Atherton High School are getting a chance to use the new facilities and have classes...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
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