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Why build 550 housing units instead of 1,700? Menlo Park commission seeks much higher density for Parkline project at SRI campus

The Menlo Park Planning Commission recommended a higher density of housing units while reviewing the Parkline development’s...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2023
Last comment by Michael, 3 hours ago | 11 comments | 2959 Views

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New San Mateo County sheriff aims to build community trust with new program

In her second week as the sheriff of San Mateo County, Sheriff Christina Corpus launched a new program for law enforcement...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2023
There are no comments yet. 1848 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission seeks to curb displacement and fill city-owned lots with affordable homes

Menlo Park's Planning Commission highlighted the ideas of city-owned affordable housing and anti-displacement measures at...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2023
Last comment by MP Father, on Jan 27, 2023 at 3:11 pm | 27 comments | 4228 Views

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Atherton: Planning Commission recommends town dump rezoning along El Camino for more expansive overlays

With about a week to go before a state deadline, Atherton's housing element is still in flux, with the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Fight for Democracy, on Jan 24, 2023 at 5:22 pm | 2 comments | 2145 Views

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Atherton resident targeted by protesters asks for more restrictions on picketing

An Atherton resident who said he was targeted by paid protesters last year is asking the City Council to do more than limit...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2023
Last comment by Fight for Democracy, on Jan 24, 2023 at 1:58 pm | 3 comments | 2233 Views

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Three clerks in Menlo Park cited for selling alcohol to minors

Three clerks and servers in Menlo Park were cited Jan. 20 for the sale of alcohol to minors following a decoy operation by...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2023
Last comment by Happy Resident, on Jan 23, 2023 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 3237 Views

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Menlo Park Mayor Jen Wolosin wants to look at the big picture in 2023

Menlo Park's new mayor for 2023 is Jen Wolosin, who promises to prioritize her campaign promises while remaining flexible. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2023
Last comment by Rachel, on Jan 21, 2023 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 2152 Views

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Menlo Park City Council appoints Maria Doerr to District 5 seat

The Menlo Park City Council has a new member. Maria Doerr was appointed to represent District 5 at a special Jan. 9 meeting,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2023
Last comment by Dawn1234, on Jan 19, 2023 at 12:34 pm | 28 comments | 6164 Views

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Despite new housing, enrollment is set to decline in Menlo Park school district

A surprising trend is expected to hit one Menlo Park school district in the next five years: significant enrollment decline,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2023
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Jan 9, 2023 at 2:18 pm | 8 comments | 3732 Views

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Year in review: Affordable housing, scientific advancement and COVID recovery in Menlo Park

This year in Menlo Park was about a city reopening, reverting the final constraints of the pandemic and bringing back big...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2023
Last comment by Soccer mom, on Jan 3, 2023 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2517 Views

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Flooding in Palo Alto, Menlo Park as water levels at Pope-Chaucer bridge near capacity

San Francisquito Creek overtopped in multiple locations on Saturday morning causing flooding and closing some streets. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2023
Last comment by Jlincoln, on Jan 3, 2023 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 10584 Views

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Menlo Park agrees to publicly release City Council applications for District 5 seat

After initially refusing The Almanac's request to release information about people seeking appointment to a Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by Iris, on Dec 29, 2022 at 2:03 pm | 11 comments | 3618 Views

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See the precincts where Menlo Park's Measure V ballot initiative won

Menlo Park's controversial Measure V was soundly defeated in the Nov. 8 election, with only one area strongly in support:...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Dec 27, 2022 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 4034 Views

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After racing to appoint a new member before the holidays, Menlo Park City Council delays decision until January

The Menlo Park City Council did not appoint a new District 5 council member as expected Wednesday night. Eleven applicants...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2022
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Dec 27, 2022 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2816 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest man for alleged kidnapping following domestic dispute

A Burlingame man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly kidnapped a woman following a domestic dispute in Menlo Park, driving...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2022
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 19, 2022 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 3006 Views

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Menlo Park City Council approves Meta's Willow Village megaproject

Meta's ambitious Willow Village development in Belle Haven was approved Dec. 6 after two years of collaboration and deliberation...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2022
Last comment by Iris, on Dec 12, 2022 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 5667 Views

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Two sisters open a new Uyghur restaurant in downtown Menlo Park

Almira and Kalbi Tursungjan grew up in a foodie family. In their home region of east Turkistan, their parents ran a restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2022
Last comment by Lash, on Dec 9, 2022 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 4562 Views

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Getting ready to ban gas leaf blowers, Menlo Park works on outreach

When it comes to phasing out gas-powered leaf blowers, landscape professionals don't have much to say about it, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2022
Last comment by Stuart, on Dec 5, 2022 at 6:13 pm | 17 comments | 4656 Views

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For the second time in a month, a student is found with gun on the Menlo-Atherton High campus

On Tuesday, for the second time in less than a month, Atherton police arrested a student on suspicion of bringing a firearm...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by Menlo 2024, on Dec 4, 2022 at 7:37 pm | 4 comments | 7524 Views

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Menlo Park City Council wants more concessions from Meta on Willow Village

The Menlo Park City Council met on Nov. 15 and asked Meta to make concessions on its massive mixed-use Willow Village development...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Iris, on Dec 3, 2022 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 3286 Views
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