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Tonight: Affordable housing panel in Menlo Park

Tonight (May 28), a panel of housing experts will talk about a range of related issues, including affordability, regional...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 357 Views

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Community Forum/Office Hours Announcement

On Sunday May 31st, I will be holding office hours and a community forum to listen to feedback from residents regarding all...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on May. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 44 Views

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Spreading the Menlo Spark

The nine founding members of Menlo Spark -- a small group with a big goal -- are setting out on a mission to guide Menlo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, 22 hours ago | 10 comments | 2198 Views

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Menlo Park: City manager awaits contract renewal

City Manager Alex McIntyre's employment contract is scheduled for a renewal vote on June 2, prompting residents to offer...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Downtowner, 23 hours ago | 6 comments | 1240 Views

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Burgess Pool needs full audit before new contract

Erin Glanville on her blog has posted an excellent article on the awarding of a new contract for operation of the Burgess...

Original post made by want-full-audit on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Sweetheart Deal, on May 27, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 28 comments | 1622 Views

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Menlo Park: Water rate hikes proposed

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District should keep an eye on the mailbox for a notice explaining the utility's...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on May 27, 2015 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 818 Views

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City manager awaits contract renewal

The May 27th Almanac (page 5) has the following article ---------------- Almanac page 5 -- May 27 2015 City manager...

Original post made by Need New City Manager on May. 27, 2015
There are no comments yet. 55 Views

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Menlo Park mayor and son celebrate Bike to Work Day

George Carlton-Ridenour and his mother, Menlo Park mayor Catherine Carlton, participated in the regional Bike to Work Day...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 26, 2015 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 1371 Views

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In business: Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Gerry Gilchrist, on May 26, 2015 at 1:03 pm | 6 comments | 3671 Views

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How should Menlo Park define 'public benefit'?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 140 Views

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Renewal of City Manager McIntyre's contract.

Tonight (5-19-2015), in closed session the MP City council will consider renewing McIntyre's contract. (Public comment accepted...

Original post made by Morris Brown on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gravy Train, on May 22, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 877 Views

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3 months and still no changes at Ravenswood Calgarian crossing

It has been three months since the tragic 23 Feb death at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing and yet not a single change has...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 21, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 105 Views

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Nak's is closing!

I was in town today, (Santa Cruz Ave) doing some shopping when I walked by Nak's. Ken Kurose, the son in law of Ken Nakumura...

Original post made by Suzanne on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 1359 Views

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Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

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Tonight: Two downtown Menlo Park projects, public benefit discussions

Two downtown Menlo Park development proposals with different options for public benefits will be discussed during separate...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Allan, on May 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

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State may fine Greenheart committee for campaign finance filing violation

Local developer Greenheart may pay $2,500 for failing to report its non-monetary donation of a telephone survey to the "No...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 16, 2015 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 1339 Views

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Menlo Park recreation: Commission supports non-resident surcharge

Those who want to play in Menlo Park, but don't live in the city, should expect to keep paying a 35 percent surcharge to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ex Menlo Park resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 1278 Views

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Almanac wins state-wide awards for photography, business story

The Almanac won two awards in the state-wide newspaper contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Betty, on May 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1930 Views

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County committee delays decision on O'Connor Street transfer request

Faced with a stack of new information, the members of the San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization have...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on May 8, 2015 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 1510 Views

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Letter: Another reason to say 'no' to leafblowers

I want to thank you for Dave Boyce's article about the landscaper Danna Breen, who advises us to keep leafblowers away from...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 6, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 231 Views
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