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Trump: "I think we’ve had one of the most successful 13 weeks in the history of the presidency"

Well, alrighty then. What say you, Menlo Park?...

Original post made by Zuck on Apr. 6, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same Nonsense, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:34 pm | 6 comments | 400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Family Service Senior Peer Counseling Training

FREE training. Become a Senior Peer Counselor volunteer. Expand your skills & knowledge. Offer supportive listening & understanding...

Original post made by Volunteer Opportunity on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Board of Supervisors to discuss two-year affordable housing spending plan

The county Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday (April 11) with an agenda that includes a study session to consider...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Three suspects at large following home burglary

Three burglary suspects are at large following a break-in and theft this morning (April 10) at a Portola Valley home, a San...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 11, 2017 at 8:48 am | 12 comments | 4091 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Co-working office spaces are networking opportunities

It seems that everyone has a different idea for how to use the comparatively expansive square-footage in Menlo Park's M-2...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3016 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Gorsuch Vote

Fact: The last 4 votes for a Supreme Court justice nominated by a Democrat President were approved in a bi-partisan vote,...

Original post made by SCOTUS Fan on Mar. 29, 2017
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 10, 2017 at 7:57 pm | 46 comments | 771 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wall St Journal compares Trump to 'Drunk with an Empty Gin Bottle'

How does the 13% of Menlo that voted for Trump feel theses days? Abandoned? Dejected? Driven to Gin? If the Murdoch owned...

Original post made by Cocktail Hour with Murdoch & his WSJ on Mar. 22, 2017
Last comment by A1 rating, on Apr 10, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joie de vivre

Whether it is rustic or elegant, bistro or haute cuisine, French fare is superb. The new La Bohème in Palo Alto is no exception. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: First of three meetings on high-speed-rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Build It, on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 1483 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Scope of Menlo Park library study far too narrow

Given the popularity of the city's library branch in Belle Haven, and the significant limitations of that branch with regard...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by complex, on Apr 10, 2017 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 1462 Views

MENLO PARK

Elena Avenue in Atherton closed by fallen tree

Atherton's Public Works Department reported at 10 a.m. that a fallen tree had closed Elena Avenue. Staff expected that the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fresh Air, on Apr 9, 2017 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: How to improve Bayfront Park

A community meeting to discuss Menlo Park's master plan for Bedwell Bayfront Park will be held Saturday, April 8, from 10...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fresh Air, on Apr 9, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 1728 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

East Palo Alto family says they were harassed by men claiming to be ICE

An East Palo Alto family confronted by bounty hunters questioning their immigration status underscores how persons under...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3069 Views

WOODSIDE

Parents warned of kids' 'choking game' dangers

In September, an 11-year-old boy who had just entered sixth grade in North Carolina died alone in his bedroom playing what...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 532 Views

AROUND TOWN

People: Farewell to gold fever

When it came time to sign on the dotted line for another five-year lease at Timothy Fidge & Co. jewelry store in downtown...

Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by Denise H, on Apr 9, 2017 at 7:38 pm | 6 comments | 4352 Views

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Eleven-story Menlo Park hotel gets official name: Hotel Nia

The 11-story hotel that is part of the Bohannon Development Corp.'s "Menlo Gateway" project has officially been christened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Miguel, on Apr 8, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 3036 Views

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Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Train Fan, on Apr 8, 2017 at 10:52 am | 31 comments | 3248 Views

MENLO PARK

Save the Date for a Belle Haven Community Outreach Discussion by the Fire District

Save the Date for a Belle Haven Community Outreach Discussion by the Fire District on April 29 at 10 AM at Station 77 at...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 7, 2017
There are no comments yet. 158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cover story: Volunteers support students 'where they are'

All Students Matter, which started in 2008 with a group of local moms and a couple dozen of their friends,has now grown to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Michelle Swenson, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1709 Views

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Police calls: Vandal cuts cable to Woodside home video surveillance system

Crimes reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/04/04/police-calls-vandal-cuts-cable-to-woodside-property-video-surveilla...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:49 pm | 6 comments | 2770 Views
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