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AROUND TOWN

Man charged in Menlo Park burglary gets 11-year sentence

A 21-year-old Redwood City resident who pleaded no contest to charges of burglary in Menlo Park, evading an officer in East...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 8, 2016 at 8:20 am | 4 comments | 3648 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Atherton council and advisory committee meet on civic center plans

Two public meetings on the design of Atherton's civic center will be held today, Nov. 7. The Civic Center Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2016
There are no comments yet. 610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Firefighters rescue two men from lift basket stuck 80 feet in the air

Firefighters in Menlo Park on Friday rescued two men stuck inside a lift basket that had stopped 80 feet in the air at a...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 7, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2869 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for Menlo Park City Council

Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by The Sun Will Come Up , on Nov 7, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 7 comments | 2728 Views

MENLO PARK

Coming soon to Menlo Park: new apartments for low-income seniors

Low-income seniors will soon have a new place to live in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/11/04/coming-soon-to-menlo-park-new-apartments-f...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Nov 7, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 3585 Views

AROUND TOWN

This is the kind of leadership we need on the MPCSD Board

Caroline Lucas is the only candidate who has detailed her positions on the critical issues facing the school district: https://carolinelucas.nationbuilder.com/position 1)...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Improve the MPCSD by Electing David Ackerman as a Board Trustee

As a member of the MPCSD community for 15 years, David Ackerman demonstrated a clear understanding of the needs and concerns...

Original post made by Sentinel on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPEA, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 248 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Washington Post: Mr. Trump’s election would be a major threat to the economy

"Mr. Trump’s election would be a major new source of instability here and abroad, compared with which the Brexit vote would...

Original post made by Hamp on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 249 Views

OTHER TOPICS

David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Seth Thomas, on Nov 6, 2016 at 8:47 am | 37 comments | 679 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man, 25, found dead in car

After someone spotted a man slumped over in a BMW and called Menlo Park police on Tuesday morning, officers arrived to find...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 5375 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Menlo Park housing for homeless veterans

More than 100 people gathered at the Menlo Park campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs on a damp Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nazem Elmasri, on Nov 5, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 6 comments | 5356 Views

ATHERTON

Rep. Anna Eshoo supports Atherton's fiscal study of Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, backs Atherton's plans to evaluate the costs and benefits of services provided to the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 46 comments | 2998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lions roam Woodside: Don't be alarmed, experts say

It was around 3 a.m. on Sept. 18 when strange noises roused residents of Audiffred Lane in Woodside, a small cul-de-sac off...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 13 comments | 12840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacement

An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2693 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Traffic woes lead to divide over general plan

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) With the Planning Commission's members down to four (three commissioners...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:23 am | 6 comments | 1638 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A vote for Cecilia Taylor

I'm writing in support of the Almanac's endorsement of newcomer Cecilia Taylor for one of the two open positions on the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 412 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mueller is 'committed to transparency'

I am writing in support of Ray Mueller's re-election to Menlo Park City Council. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/02/letter-mueller-is-commit...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by .., on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 302 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion approved unanimously

The Menlo Park City Council on Nov. 1 unanimously approved Facebook's plans to build two large office buildings and a hotel...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 4562 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The "Rolling Stone" rape story finally gets some closure

When "Almanac" blogger Jessica T. posted on her archived "10 to Twins" blog the story titled "Don't fund the Rape Culture...

Original post made by I didn\'t know that on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mot time, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's funding candidates for Menlo Park City Council?

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26, Menlo Park's three City Council candidates, who are running for two council seats, continued...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Love Realtors, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1983 Views
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