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MENLO PARK

DOWNTOWN PARKING

Anyone that thinks that the parking availability and overtime parking enforcement has changed in the Menlo Park downtown...

Original post made by x - Downtown Customer on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 29, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 11 comments | 489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Man fined $212K for cutting down mature trees

The previous owner of a vacant 3.2-acre parcel at 205 Mountain Wood Lane in Woodside was assessed a fine of $212,500 on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by skeare, on Jul 28, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 20 comments | 5119 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office gets permit to build employees-only rooftop pool

Instead of a mid-day coffee break, people who work at the Menlo Business Park on O'Brien Drive in eastern Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 28, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 1982 Views

ATHERTON

Remembering the Atherton of his youth

It's been many years since Jonathan Berg has lived in Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/07/27/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by More than "just a mom", on Jul 28, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 528 Views

MENLO PARK

Newspaper racks

Does anyone ever pay attention to the newspaper racks in and around downtown Menlo? Especially in front of McDonald's? Broken...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jul 27, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 371 Views

MENLO PARK

Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, on Jul 27, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 2084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Supervisors vote on putting sales tax extension on ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on whether to put a measure to extend an existing half-cent general...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 27, 2016 at 6:12 am | 4 comments | 1419 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook expanding to SF !!

Now we hear rumors that Facebook will also expand to offices in SF. http://sfist.com/2016/07/26/facebook_eyes_san_francisco_office.php Good,...

Original post made by old timers on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 176 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: A new tool for funding 'affordable' housing?

The city of Menlo Park could have a new way to increase funding for housing that's affordable to middle- and lower-income...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cover story: Gay Chinese Christian talks about what it's like to not fit in

Jeff Chu knows what it is to be different. He's Chinese, with a white spouse. He's a Bible-quoting Christian living in Brooklyn's...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Conversion Therapy?, on Jul 26, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2550 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton police looking for mail thieves

Four people were seen taking mail from mailboxes in the Lindenwood and North Fair Oaks neighborhoods on Sunday morning, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 25, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 9 comments | 3298 Views

MENLO PARK

Shots fired at home, vehicles in Menlo Park

Several gunshots were fired at a home and a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of Carlton Avenue in Menlo Park on Monday night,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Foreign Fer-ners!, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 2684 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Square CineArts is closing in August

In case the Almanac hasn't covered this news, Palo Alto is losing a great theater and we are all going to suffer. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2016/07/20/cinarts-to-shutter-...

Original post made by Palo Alto News on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 350 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 3352 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Housing Commission calls for more affordable housing

As Menlo Park updates its general plan, the city's Housing Commission intends to push the City Council to get built as many...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by See what happens in Mtn. View, on Jul 23, 2016 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 1523 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton resident convicted of violating Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act

Atherton resident Bill Facteau, former CEO of Menlo Park medical device company Acclarent, has been convicted in federal...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Srini?, on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 4245 Views

AROUND TOWN

New findings on combating sudden oak death

In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 4479 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2231 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds' carriage house is likely doomed

The carriage house on the former Roger Reynolds Nursery site at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park will likely face demolition...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:27 am | 13 comments | 3611 Views

MENLO PARK

CLOSED FRIDAYS

Why are the City of Menlo Park offices closed every other FRIDAY, when those hard working taxpayers who slave away to pay...

Original post made by Friday Working Class on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jul 22, 2016 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 791 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,104 views