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MP Council OKs request for state funds for Derry project

Citing rising construction costs and subprime mortgage trends, the developers behind the proposed Derry condo-commercial...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by McMills, on May 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

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MP house nearly destroyed in three-alarm fire

A three-alarm fire that started in a car parked in a garage all but destroyed a house Thursday evening at the corner of Chateau...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Crane st. resident, on May 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3055 Views

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'Homelessness' forum set for Wednesday

A panel of speakers will address the problem of homelessness at a "Healthy Communities" forum, set for 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 28, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 5 comments | 2484 Views

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Phillips Brooks School celebrates campus renovation

Phillips Brooks School has good reasons to celebrate after almost two years of renovation and construction on its leased...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 27, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 2934 Views

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Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 2926 Views

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Menlo Park mayor to seek re-election

"I'm ready for another four years." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6295 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Andy fan, on May 28, 2008 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2448 Views

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Mt. Olive church honors founding pastor Hattie Bostic

"Friend, mother, therapist, pastor, bricklayer, writer, politician, speaker, soul-saver, teacher, confidante, counselor." Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Dr. L. A. Anderson, on Dec 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 5 comments | 4572 Views

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Menlo Park faces $1 million budget deficit

Menlo Park is facing a projected $1.01 million budget deficit for the fiscal year that starts July 1, but City Manager Glen...

Original post made on May. 31, 2008
Last comment by C. Note, on Jun 5, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 5 comments | 2873 Views

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Red light cameras go live June 10 in Menlo Park

If the early data is any indicator, Menlo Park's new red-light photo enforcement program could add a lot of money to the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by shortyellow, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 32 comments | 9268 Views

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Jim Lewis threatens libel lawsuit against Menlo Park, councilwoman

For the past year, Palo Alto resident Jim Lewis has become one of Menlo Park's most persistent volunteers, attending countless...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Renter, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 3371 Views

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Menlo Park fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show. Now, one resident...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Smiles, on Jun 16, 2008 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2995 Views

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Sharon Heights county club fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show for its members,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Worried about fire danger, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:22 am | 19 comments | 4830 Views

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John Arrillaga unveiled as Menlo Park gym donor

Palo Alto billionaire and frequent Stanford University donor John Arrillaga is offering Menlo Park some $8 million or more...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 3571 Views

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Menlo Park resident, veteran, volunteer Mike Salome dies

Menlo Park resident Mike Salome is no longer feeling cramps in his toes, a reminder of a bout with frostbite in 1944. The...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by A, on Jul 10, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

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Commission on board with renaming Bayfront Park after Mike Bedwell

If Menlo Park's parks and recreation commissioners get their way, Bayfront Park will have a new name as of Jan. 1: Bedwell...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by KAL TRAINS, on Jul 2, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

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Katie's Corner: Here comes the Sugar Shack

The Sugar Shack recently opened its doors in downtown Menlo Park. When I heard about this candy wonderland, I had to go see...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jaden, on Jul 7, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2180 Views

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After 30 years on the force, Terri Molakides calls it quits

Name a position in the Menlo Park Police Department, and chances are that Terri Molakides has held it. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Jul 9, 2008 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 4250 Views

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Guest Opinion: Council needs to set aside agenda for downtown Menlo visioning project

One thing I have learned over the years is that anyone who serves on the City Council has good intentions. They just have...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 14, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 5200 Views

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Who is this man? Why is he waiting for a bus?

Our roving correspondent and ace photographer came upon a strange sight near The Almanac offices on Friday afternoon. He...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by residentII, on Jul 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2811 Views

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Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 5391 Views
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