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Council incumbents will seek re-election

Menlo Park City Council members Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton have confirmed with the Almanac that they plan to run for...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by political spectrum, on Mar 15, 2016 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1618 Views


Monday: Greenheart goes to Menlo Park's Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Co. will go before the Menlo Park Planning Commission on Monday, March 21, for a public hearing of the [

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Looking forward, on Mar 18, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 786 Views


M-A student moves needle in aiding heart attack victims

Through the advocacy of Serafina Casey, a Girl Scout and sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, residents and visitors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 2624 Views


MPPD named a top-three finalist in statewide police award

The Menlo Park Police Department was recognized on March 14 as one of the top three finalists for the 2016 James Q. Wilson...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2444 Views


Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Burke, on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views


High Speed Rail Around the World Requires Government Subsidies

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 611 Views


Sunday: Woodside to hold another soapbox derby

The third annual Woodside Soapbox Derby, sponsored by the Woodside Recreation Committee, begins at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 15,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 14, 2016 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1956 Views


Political committees pump cash into Assembly campaigns

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Destinee, on May 24, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 3147 Views


Environmental report released on Facebook's expansion plans

An environmental review says that Facebook's plan to build three 75-foot-tall buildings, adding 962,400 square feet at two...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on May 27, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 670 Views


Wednesday: Menlo Park Housing Commission meets on Facebook expansion

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will meet Wednesday, June 29, to talk about what Facebook should be required to contribute...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views


TheatreWorks offers summer camp

Teens interested in a college education or professional career in theater are invited to register for TheatreWorks summer...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stage mom, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views


Menlo Park: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on Thursday (July 14) and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 4344 Views


Guest opinion: 'Big ideas' — and follow-through — needed for downtown Menlo Park

Four years ago Menlo Park residents identified a small number of bold civic projects they believed would greatly increase...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1482 Views


Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Berg, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2784 Views


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 | 2978 Views


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 | 5236 Views


Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity

Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity for a number of reasons. Likely elimination of parking on Oak...

Original post made by whatever on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 31, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 521 Views


Menlo Park: Construction worker lifted out of open basement after fall

A construction worker was lifted out of an open basement on a construction site in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Aug. 24, after...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 3529 Views


Trumps campaign being run by serial sexual harasser Roger Ailes; Fox settles for Ailes actions for TWENTY MILLION plus

This is real world evil: Roger Ailes' RECORDED actions were beyond disgusting; so Trump immediately hires Ailes. Fox settles...

Original post made by the real Pig Scramble on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brookie , on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 508 Views


Menlo Park: Willow Road gridlock gets another look

Willow Road, Menlo Park's best-known gridlock hotspot, could have some changes coming. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Sep 7, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2757 Views
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