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MENLO PARK

MP council begrudgingly approves settlement

They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park City Council members last night (July 20) gritted their teeth...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Deep Insider, on Jul 24, 2010 at 10:29 am | 7 comments | 2540 Views

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Fire board president Peter Ohtaki takes out papers for Menlo Park City Council race

Peter I. Ohtaki, a member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board since 2007 and its current president, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:31 am | 51 comments | 6342 Views

MENLO PARK

Divided council takes no official position on pension-reform initiative

At least two council members have declared their support for the citizen-driven pension reform ballot initiative, but the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 2590 Views

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City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 6, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 2102 Views

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Council begrudgingly approves legal settlement involving El Camino project

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) They were peeved and frustrated in doing so, but Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by GPS2, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 9 comments | 2988 Views

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Traffic signal may be installed near Hillview School

A traffic light could be in the future at Santa Cruz and Elder avenues, in front of Hillview Middle School, after the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Daniel, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 1909 Views

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Menlo council reverses itself on hotel tax

Menlo Park's hotel tax will remain as is for at least three more years after the City Council reversed itself last night...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 30, 2010 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 2465 Views

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Feature story: The end of the party

Nancy Kiesling's 22-year tenure as the proprietor of a popular Menlo Park used bookstore came to an abrupt end June 16 when...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Sue, on Sep 13, 2010 at 11:20 pm | 4 comments | 2093 Views

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Update: Bernstein, Brady pull candidacy papers for Menlo Park council race

Chuck Bernstein, who has been active in opposing the Bohannon-Menlo Gateway project and in helping to qualify the citizen-driven...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by midtown gadfly, on Aug 3, 2010 at 6:29 am | 16 comments | 3523 Views

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State agrees with Andy Cohen's complaint regarding conflict of interest in Cargill case

The state has ruled in favor of a complaint filed by Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen. The issue is the Cargill/Saltworks...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 16, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 17 comments | 3067 Views

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Guest opinion: County ignores voting rights act

As a member of the county's charter review committee, I am very familiar with the job the Board of Supervisors asked us to...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1830 Views

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Drastic sales tax decline likely the result of error, Menlo Park finance director says

The city's on-paper decline of sales tax revenue of about $2 million in fiscal year 2009-10 is quite possibly the result...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2010
Last comment by Blue Collar Public Worker, on Aug 3, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

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Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two men armed with handguns invaded a home Saturday morning, July 31, in the 1200 block of San Mateo Drive in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2010
Last comment by WP, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:34 am | 19 comments | 3379 Views

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BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 5649 Views

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Editorial: Hard choices in Menlo Park

When John Boyle decided to join Andy Cohen and vote against placing a hotel tax increase before voters in November, it shocked...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by out town, on Aug 3, 2010 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 1462 Views

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Menlo Park: Potential candidates now six

Another Menlo Park resident on record as opposing high-speed rail has pulled papers to run for City Council. Russell Peterson...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 24 comments | 2679 Views

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Police seek public's help in finding gunmen in home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are asking the public to help them find two suspects in a home-invasion robbery in Menlo Park on July 31....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sorry, on Aug 5, 2010 at 7:46 pm | 4 comments | 2054 Views

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Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1815 Views

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Tunneling dropped as Midpeninsula rail option

Deep tunnels and covered trenches have been dropped as alternatives for the Palo Alto/Midpeninsula portion of the state's...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by martin engel, on Aug 12, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 35 comments | 2798 Views

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Medical complex completion delayed again

Although six weeks ago the manager responsible for overseeing construction of a medical office complex at 1906 El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 12 comments | 2192 Views
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