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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission

The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by answers, on Jul 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

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Feature story: Lauren Goodkind plays, teaches and writes about chess

Lauren Goodkind's last name may reflect noble human qualities, but when it comes to playing chess, she says she can leave...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Member, on Jul 22, 2017 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2086 Views

MENLO PARK

Little League award-winners named

Sportsmanship awards for the spring season were given to 40 Menlo-Atherton Little League players and seven coaches at the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by baseball dad, on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

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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 Scott Lohmann, on Jul 22, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 26 comments | 2204 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house at new Woodside bakery, restaurant

The Village Bakery & Cafe, the new bakery, restaurant and bar set to open for dinner on Monday, July 24, announced an open...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by No Small Bites, on Jul 22, 2017 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2883 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 Three Amigos, on Jul 22, 2017 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 2241 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council authorizes up to $6.7 million for affordable housing project

A proposal by the nonprofit housing developer MidPen Housing to redevelop the 1300 block of Willow Road into a 141-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Thanks Facebook, on Jul 21, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1980 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, on Jul 20, 2017 at 6:03 pm | 1 comment | 480 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, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 58 comments | 7487 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, on Jul 20, 2017 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 2395 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, on Jul 20, 2017 at 9:36 am | 127 comments | 6961 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 | 4616 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 | 2760 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 | 2216 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 | 2249 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 | 1397 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 | 1860 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 | 1773 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 | 3674 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 718 Views
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