Menlo Park City Council

City Councilman Ray Mueller to hold office hours at Cafe Zoe on March 2

Emails Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller: “On Monday night, March 2, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm, I will be holding office hours at Cafe Zoe [1929 Menalto Ave.], specifically to hear from the public, and provide information, regarding the Caltrain crossing at the Ravenswood intersection. “I’d like to thank Kathleen Daly in advance for providing […]

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Menlo Park City Council member Ray Mueller hosts office hours Sunday at Cafe Zoë

UPDATE: After this item was published, the time was changed to 9:00 to 11:00 am. On Sunday morning, January 25, Menlo Park City Council member Ray Mueller is holding office hours at Cafe Zoë from 11:00 at to 1:00 pm. He will be discussing issues surrounding the Willows, Menlo Park and the Bay Area. Cafe Zoë  is located at 1929 Menalto.

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Menlo Park City Council member Ray Mueller looks back on his year as Mayor

Editor’s note: While InMenlo doesn’t cover politics, we do like to catch up with local elected officials in non- or post-election years. It’s been our practice to talk with Menlo Park mayors as they are leaving office, so we sat down with Council member and Mayor Ray Mueller earlier this month. His last day as […]

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Menlo Park City Council candidate forum scheduled for tonight (Oct. 9)

A forum for the six candidates running for Menlo Park City Council will take place on Thursday, Oct. 9, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm in the City Council Chambers, 701 Laurel St. This presentation is cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County and the Midpeninsula Media Center. Before every election, the Midpeninsula Community […]

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Six candidates vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council in November election

Six candidates are running for the three open seats on the Menlo Park City Council in the November 4, 2014, election. These individuals have been deemed qualified by the San Mateo County Elections Office as residents and registered voters of the City of Menlo Park. The candidates, listed by date qualified, are: Kristin Duriseti (top row, left) Kirsten […]

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Menlo Park honors Café Zoe owner Kathleen Daly for service to community

Just years after a series of armed robberies threatened a block of stores in Menlo Park’s Willows neighborhood,  Menalto Corners has become a vibrant community hub. Key to the turnaround has been Café Zoe, the go-to spot for local moms, home-office workers, and dealmakers, whose owner, Kathleen Daly, is on a mission to bring the […]

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Menlo Park City Council candidates discuss environmental issues on Oct. 6

How will Menlo Park City Council protect the environment? You can find out on Saturday, October 6 at 1:00 pm when all five candidates running for Menlo Park City Council will share their vision and ideas for protecting the environment in Menlo Park. City Council members make critical decisions about the environmental impacts of development, transportation and […]

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Menlo Park City Council decides to continue High Speed Rail lawsuit

During a special Monday evening closed session, the Menlo Park City Council decided to continue the lawsuit it has filed with Atherton and Palo Alto against the California High Speed Rail Authority, despite the HSRA ruling last November.  According to a press release issued today, the City Council reiterated their belief that the newly proposed […]

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Peter Ohtaki: Menlo Park City Council member reflects on his first year of service

Along with Kirsten Keith, who was elected Mayor by her peers at a December 6 Menlo Park City Council meeting, Peter Ohtaki is is starting his second year on the Council. Peter grew up in Menlo Park before heading back east to attend college at Harvard. He returned west to pursue an MBA at Stanford […]

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My Style: Kelly Fergusson, hat fancier

Willows resident Kelly Fergusson is serving her second term on the Menlo Park City Council, having also served as Mayor in 2007. In addition to her public service work on the Council, she sits on a number of regional boards, including the Bay Area Water Supply and Conservation Agency. Wherever she goes, she’s attired with […]

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Spotted: Equal opportunity city council candidate endorsement

With the City Council candidate forum scheduled for tonight (9/29), there appeared to be no favorites for the three seats contested by six candidates – at least as expressed in the flower bed outside  Cafe Zoe in the Willows neighborhood. Note to the one missing candidate (Russell Peterson): get your yard sign to the friendly […]

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