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Menalto Cleaners owner pleads not guilty to 40 felony counts

Edwin Gary Smith, the owner of Menalto Cleaners, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 28, to 40 felony counts stemming from...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by pogo, 17 hours ago | 3 comments | 1193 Views

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Caltrain electrification: Menlo Park, Atherton examine litigation options

Now that the final environmental impact report for Caltrain's plan to electrify its rail service between San Francisco and...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 1784 Views

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Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issue

Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 2194 Views

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Menlo Park: iPhone heist alleged at Facebook headquarters

Approximately 30 iPhones ended up in a silver Lexus rather than remaining in storage at Facebook headquarters on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by KW, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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Menlo Park fire district, city to meet over development issues

The governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District on Tuesday night stepped back from a proposal that the district...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 18 comments | 1093 Views

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Downtown Parking - More Needs To Be Done

Nearly daily, one hears about what OTHER cities are doing about parking. For instance, in today's paper an article appeared...

Original post made by Christmas Shopper on Dec. 1, 2014
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Jan 22, 2015 at 11:46 am | 65 comments | 2092 Views

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North Fair Oaks: Two arrested in connection with burglary

Two Redwood City residents were arrested Tuesday (Jan. 20) in connection with a series of crimes in North Fair...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by EChilberg, on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

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Housing plan reveals snapshot of Woodside

Woodside's state-mandated plan for providing more housing in the town is being updated, and while the plan doesn't offer...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 20, 2015 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 1755 Views

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Menlo Park: New fire station downtown wins council's OK

This may be the only fire that Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman wishes had not been extinguished...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 2581 Views

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Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking. Traffic. Downtown vibrancy....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 3430 Views

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Protesters picket at Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park

"Do you want a concrete park?" read a sign carried by one member of a small group protesting construction of Little League...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by SWJ, on Jan 16, 2015 at 3:56 pm | 18 comments | 3248 Views

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Bohannon's Menlo Gateway hotel project moving forward

A new full-service luxury hotel is on Menlo Park's horizon: Developer David Bohannon said he has found a "very capable, very...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dagwood, on Jan 13, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 12 comments | 3088 Views

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Menlo Park school district asked to avoid possible Brown Act violation

The Almanac has asked the board of the Menlo Park City School District not to hold a closed session meeting it had scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 3597 Views

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Menlo Park: Woman grabbed from behind during walk

An early morning walk to work turned frightening for one woman in Menlo Park on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 2649 Views

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Homicide suspect turns up in Menlo Park

A missing license plate led Menlo Park police to arrest a man suspected of homicide in Merced County. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by DD, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 2122 Views

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Wednesday hearing on Mandarin immersion charter school

A public hearing on the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School's appeal to the San Mateo County Board of Education is set...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jan 6, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 4 comments | 1480 Views

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Menlo Park: Downtown fire station passes commission review

Menlo Park's downtown fire station is a step closer to undergoing a top to bottom renovation. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/01/02/menlo-park-downtow...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 3, 2015 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 1490 Views

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Facebook starts developing third Menlo Park campus

Facebook is starting small when it comes to its third Menlo Park campus, located on Constitution Drive near the corner of...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by what's so good about it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 5364 Views

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Year in review: Tumultuous year for Menlo Park

It will be a long time before anyone in Menlo Park forgets Measure M. Elections in recent years had seemed less divided between...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gern, on Dec 31, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 339 Views

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Police calls: Thief makes off with electric wheelchair

Thieves purloined a wheelchair, greeting cards and a customized clock in this week's crime reports for Menlo Park and Atherton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 1765 Views
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