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Short takes

The meter maid as Grinch, Round Table parties like it's 1959, and downtown trees twinkle. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5541...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by here's a tip, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 1636 Views

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Spike in property crime in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are conducting undercover operations and increasing patrols in some areas in response to a spike in property...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by where is the security, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1673 Views

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Shorter meetings? Don't count on it.

Menlo Park's new mayor has pressed for shorter council meetings in the past, but he isn't making any promises as he takes...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1776 Views

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Man arrested again for drug trafficking

Menlo Park police raided a Belle Haven home and arrested a 30-year-old man on federal drug trafficking charges on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 14, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1522 Views

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Menlo Park residence wins green award

A Menlo Park home will been recognized by Sustainable San Mateo County for its use of environmentally friendly methods in...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Mike, on Jan 19, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

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Residents brace for heavy storms

Power outages were reported this morning in the Menlo Park area as residents braced for heavy rains this week. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1746 Views

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City employee union opens door on negotiations

The union that represents most Menlo Park workers has asked its members to make a showing at tonight's City Council meeting,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jan 26, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

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Alameda strip with Starbucks, post office gets a facelift

The long building on Alameda de las Pulgas at Avy Avenue in West Menlo Park that houses a Starbucks, a U.S. post office,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Tony Mcmills, on Feb 2, 2010 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1826 Views

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Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Gaylord's Site on El Camino

What's up with the Gaylord's site? Rumor has it that Infiniti Partners may have sold the property. The strange thing is that...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 10, 2010 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1391 Views

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Homeowner's default cost city $100K

Between legal fees and missed loan payments and homeowners' association dues, the default on loans by a homeowner of a below-market-rate...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Feb 23, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

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Today: Save the Bay to name opponents to Cargill project

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay will stage a press conference at Bayfront Park at 1 p.m. today, unveiling a list...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Objective, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2038 Views

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Man killed when hit by Caltrain in Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain fatally struck an adult male pedestrian in Mountain View late this afternoon (Thursday), disrupting...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by D. Horner, on Feb 26, 2010 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1589 Views

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Celebration of an eclectic neighborhood

Cafe Zoe has become a gathering place in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, shaped by the disparate influences of the community...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Carolyn Kennedy, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2219 Views

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Menlo Park to fund five more Habitat homes

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved providing funding to help Habitat for Humanity buy and renovate...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

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Shots fired into home with children inside

Police are searching for two men suspected of firing shots into a Menlo Park apartment that was occupied by four children...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by vic, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1657 Views

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Tuesday: Council to review projects, fees

Menlo Park's City Council will review proposals to hire a high-speed rail consultant and to study how to limit methane emissions...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by TOM H, on Mar 9, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views

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Bohannon offers peek at survey

David Bohannon has disclosed to The Almanac the results of a public opinion poll his company commissioned regarding a land...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dat Smells, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1567 Views

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Night lights at M-A would be temporary

The governing board of the high school district has asked the staff to proceed with an investigation into the logistics of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sunshine1, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1692 Views

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City weighs changes to downtown parking

Menlo Park has plenty of parking spaces in its downtown area, but many business owners and customers say they're frustrated...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views
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