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Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has unanimously approved a use permit for a new Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, 9 hours ago | 8 comments | 1454 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County sues fossil fuel industry for causing climate change

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against 37 oil, gas and coal companies, claiming they are responsible for global warming...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Who pays when SM loses?, 10 hours ago | 21 comments | 1364 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center

Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, 11 hours ago | 4 comments | 952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Obituary: Wendi Haskell, a force in children's sports

Wendi Hammond Haskell, a teacher, champion of children's athletic programs and community volunteer, died quietly on June...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Kathy, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 70 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Aaron, 15 hours ago | 58 comments | 6597 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thieves steal $2,000 in cologne; driver cited over heat threat to puppy

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Ladera and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/07/10/police-calls-thieves-steal-2000-in-cologne...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Advocate, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Grass is greener, 22 hours ago | 127 comments | 6809 Views

MENLO PARK

John Arrillaga offers $25 million to rebuild Menlo Park's main library in Civic Center

John Arrillaga has offered $25 million to the city of Menlo Park to rebuild its main library, according to a staff report...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by There must be a way to accomplish both, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 28 comments | 3800 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 1960s downtown office building sells for $15.5 million

An office building in downtown Menlo Park has been sold for $15.5 million by Oak Grove Associates LLC to Robert Wheatley...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 2239 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park Bicyclist Survey: Where do you want to safely ride across El Camino?

The City of Menlo Park has long known that bicyclist lack good options for riding to destinations on the opposite side of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 197 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

One of two men convicted of murder in a 1987 residential burglary of a Belle Haven apartment in Menlo Park has been denied...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1153 Views

MENLO PARK

New Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria planned for Menlo Park

An application to transform the former Applewood-2-Go site, a takeout pizza joint in Menlo Park, into a new taqueria that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1810 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission can't assemble quorum to consider eight-story biotech building

The commission was unable to assemble a quorum to consider the matter because three of the seven commissioners must recuse...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Interesting , on Jul 19, 2017 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 779 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's Willow Campus designer: Creating part of a new city

Lead designer of the Facebook project, Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York, said in an interview with the Almanac that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Bluth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:01 am | 7 comments | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside High foundation raises $1 million for students

Woodside High School students during the past school year were beneficiaries of a pile of private money. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1513 Views

MENLO PARK

Biotech company plans 8-story building in Menlo Park

A 120-foot-high, eight-story building with three levels of structured parking, four floors of offices, a top-floor restaurant,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:28 pm | 9 comments | 3079 Views

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Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 347 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens Monday

A new spot for dinner and drinks in Woodside, The Village Bakery & Cafe, is set to open its doors Monday, July 24. A full...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
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OTHER TOPICS

County approves spending $1 million to search for airport noise solutions

San Mateo County supervisors have authorized spending more than $1 million in response to the wave of complaints made about...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:27 am | 40 comments | 5096 Views

AROUND TOWN

County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:16 am | 14 comments | 2649 Views
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