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Menlo Park ... 1927

Downtown Menlo Park, including the building at right that now is known as the British Bankers Club, was photographed in 1927,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 8 comments | 661 Views

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Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors has wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was awarded...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:29 am | 8 comments | 1594 Views

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Our Regional Heritage

An unidentified man examines damages on Alpine Road in Portola Valley after the 1906 earthquake. The site is near today's...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 8 comments | 575 Views

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San Mateo County Boundary Redistricting Committee

First Meeting tonight, 6:30PM Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 725 Monte Diablo Ave. San Mateo June15, 2013...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 762 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Vice President Joe Biden dines at Left Bank

Here's another photo of Vice President Joe Biden in Menlo Park on Saturday, June 15. He's with Khephra Molloy, general manager...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Interim deputy fire chief chosen

Staffing changes continue at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District with the appointment of Daniel Belville as interim deputy...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Doubting Thomas, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 8 comments | 1033 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A mid-year update from Menlo Park mayor

I'm pleased to update residents at mid-year on important issues in Menlo Park. Here are the high points of where we are today:...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by MenloFam, on Jul 8, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 1465 Views

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Healthcare Districts getting politically active

Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 848 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Subcommittee Violates Process

The Council Subcommittee of Kirsten Keith and Catherine Carlton have violated their own process rules for facilitating discussions...

Original post made by disappointed resident on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by disappointed resident, on Aug 7, 2013 at 4:43 pm | 8 comments | 719 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas school board acts to put $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District will be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to pay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 3030 Views

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Peninsula bike-share program launches Aug. 28

A bike share program in San Francisco, Redwood City, San Jose, Mountain View and Palo Alto will begin operating on Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by Scott McMahon, on Aug 14, 2013 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 1292 Views

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Menlo Park: Nak's Oriental Market to stay open

Good news. Nak's Oriental Market — Menlo Park's last downtown mom-and-pop grocery store — will stay in business....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by shira, on Sep 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 2644 Views

MENLO PARK

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14072 ==B recuperate==], the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Anne, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 1023 Views

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Will bike-sharing work on the Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the recent launch...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 8 comments | 878 Views

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SamTrans and Whistleblower's statement false financials.

These allegations should be very easy to verify. Note Mike Scanlon is a very busy man with many hats in San Mateo County,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 2138 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino at Selby in Atherton closed Friday after major accident

Another traffic snarl developed Friday (Sept. 27) afternoon in Atherton -- this one a major-injury accident that closed southbound...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 8 comments | 3238 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park scrambles to cover planning staff departures

Two planners from the city of Menlo Park will be leaving within the next two months, just as the city finds itself facing...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by predictable, on Oct 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 8 comments | 4175 Views

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Update: Mom, young children slightly injured in crash near Atherton

A woman and three young children were among those slightly injured in a car accident near Atherton this morning, a California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 5, 2013 at 7:57 am | 8 comments | 3675 Views

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Firefighters gain upper hand on 6-alarm apartment building fire

A six-alarm fire at a Redwood City apartment building has been contained this morning but firefighters are still working...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2013 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 3541 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas misses point on kindergarten

The Las Lomitas School District is ignoring a state law that requires all school districts to provide a transitional kindergarten...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Supporter of TK, on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 2039 Views
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