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Menlo Park downtown plan moves to final review

Original post made on Oct 6, 2011

"And there's a lot to discuss," Mayor Rich Cline commented at one point during Tuesday night's review of Menlo Park's draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, October 6, 2011, 8:08 AM

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Posted by Arch Conservative
a resident of Menlo Park
on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:37 am

Golly gee!!!! Can't wait to see what has what this latest "Downtown Menlo Park Improvement Plan" has to say. What is it- the 10th or 11th "Comprehensive Plan" to have been devleoped by outside consultants? How much has Menlo spent on like plans? And nothing ever gets done. Menlo continues on the steep down slope- El Camino is a disaster from Valparaiso to the Creek- some of those establishments have been boarded up for over ten years. The North side of ECR from Santa Cruz Avenue to within 50 yards of Middle, is the only nice area. The rest of ECR is a disgrace- and nothing will ever get done.


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Posted by Card-Carrying Liberal
a resident of Menlo Park
on Oct 6, 2011 at 10:46 am

Archie, we agree on this! Good grief, could we please stop dickering about it and fill those buildings? How can 10 years of vacancy help our budget? Quit with the consultants, quit the NIMBYism, and let's get some occupancy.


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Posted by former MP resident
a resident of another community
on Oct 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm

Historically, Menlo Park has been outspoken about many things - Sand Hill Rd expansion, Car dealerships/mixed use proposals along ECR, Guild Theatre, downtown parking to name a few.
As the expression goes it's time for it's citizens to unite and be part of the solution, not the problem.