Menlo Park: Challengers edge out incumbents in council race

By KEVIN KELLY November 6, 2018 at 8:54 pm

Menlo Park’s mayor and a longtime councilwoman appear to have been sent packing by the city’s voters.

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Menlo Park City Council: Taylor, Combs and Nash leading

by Kate Bradshaw Tue, Nov 6, 2018, 8:38 pm

Preliminary election night results show that Menlo Park City Council candidates Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy Nash lead in the race for council districts 1, 2 and 4, respectively.

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Editorial: Our choices for Menlo Park City Council

Palo Alto Daily Post Editorial, October 10, 2018

If you’re a Menlo Park resident, ask yourself a few questions. Has your life improved in the past few years because of actions by the city government? Has traffic gone down, or has it increased? Has the downtown Santa Cruz Avenue area been revitalized? Is it safer for kids to get to school on a bike?

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Editorial endorsement: Taylor, Combs and Nash for Menlo Park City Council

The Almanac, October 10, 2018

Much has changed in Menlo Park since 2010, when two incumbents who are now running for re-election to the City Council were elected to their first council terms

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Roster grows by seven in local races

July 19, 2018

The list of potential candidates running for local office in San Mateo County in the Nov. 6 election has grown by seven since late Monday, the first day of the candidate filing period...

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Taylor announces council candidacy

by Kate Bradshaw  May 9, 2018

It's official: Belle Haven resident Cecilia Taylor plans to run for City Council this November. 

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Welcome to Zucktown. Where Everything Is Just Zucky.

By David Streitfeld March 21, 2018

In Menlo Park, Calif., Facebook is building a real community and testing the proposition: Do people love tech companies so much they will live inside them...

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Menlo Park: Activists urge Willow Road changes to keep kids safe

by Kate Bradshaw Mar 19, 2018

Members of Belle Haven Action, a nonprofit focused on addressing problems in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, are worried about kids' safety as they commute to and from school across U.S. 101 and along Willow Road...

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Belle Haven community activist Cecilia Taylor works to keep neighborhood civically engaged


Cecilia Taylor is a third-generation resident of Menlo Park. Both her mother and grandfather have been active in the Belle Haven neighborhood where she was raised and now lives...

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Menlo Park commission: Name park after World War II hero Karl Clark

by Kate Bradshaw Nov 7, 2017

A proposal to rename Market Place Park in Belle Haven after Karl Clark, a longtime Belle Haven resident and World War II hero who died in March at age 100, received unanimous support from the city's Parks & Recreation Commission on Oct. 25...

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Cecilia Taylor vies for spot on Menlo Park City Council


Two incumbents and one first-time candidate, Cecilia Taylor, are vying for two open seats on the Menlo Park City Council. If elected, Taylor will be the first person from her Belle Haven neighborhood to serve on the Council for 30 years...

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