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SamTrans to release study on relieving traffic congestion in Dumbarton corridor

After almost 18 months of work, the San Mateo County Transit District will soon release first-draft results of a study, funded...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 2, 2017 at 9:14 pm | 6 comments | 1675 Views

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Guest opinion: Facebook needs corporate social responsibility policy

In Kate Bradshaw's article, "Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park" (The Almanac, July 7), her statement,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Hear Hear for Justice, on Aug 2, 2017 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 763 Views

WOODSIDE

Restoring a Woodside meadow

Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/08/02/restoring-a-woodside-meadowdesign-nonbold-main-head-on-page-5...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2017
Last comment by Bill Jordan III, on Aug 2, 2017 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 421 Views

MENLO PARK

New trail to give public greater access to open space preserve

Officials plan to break ground on Tuesday, Aug. 1, on a $1.2 million six-mile-long trail with "panoramic coastal views" in...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2017
Last comment by Franklin, on Aug 2, 2017 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2419 Views

ATHERTON

Voting has already started

While Election Day is a month away, voting has already started. Vote-by-mail ballots are being sent to voters starting Oct....

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by , on Aug 2, 2017 at 6:46 am | 3 comments | 801 Views

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Menlo Park: Should city pay for Uber, Lyft rides to reduce parking congestion downtown?

The city of Menlo Park is looking at the idea of subsidizing Uber and Lyft rides for local residents as a way to reduce parking...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Kellen Nicholson, on Aug 1, 2017 at 7:27 pm | 32 comments | 3471 Views

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Globe trippers

Christine Williams and Jules Hatfield were both in their mid-20s and working for a disaster relief organization when they...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Laura, on Aug 1, 2017 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

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Old Port Lobster Shack opens pop-up at Stanford Shopping Center

Old Port Lobster Shack, which has served New England-style lobster rolls and other seafood fare in Ladera, Redwood City and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 1, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 2688 Views

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Mobile pizza ovens move to Menlo Park, Atherton

Zume, a robot-powered pizza business based in Mountain View, is expanding its delivery service into Menlo Park, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Aug 1, 2017 at 2:06 pm | 10 comments | 2399 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Where to go on National Night Out

Ice cream, potlucks, and in some lucky cases, bounce houses, await locals across Menlo Park and Atherton on Tuesday, Aug....

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Jul 31, 2017 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

ATHERTON

Tuesday morning: Atherton council to decide fate of $13.6 million grant

An offer of $13.6 million to help Atherton improve its drainage while cleaning up the water that goes into the Bay has become...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 31, 2017 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1243 Views

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Menlo Park gang member sentenced to 35 years after murder plea

Miguel Angel Rivera Jr. of Menlo Park was sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison on Friday, July 28, after having...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Freedom of the press, on Jul 31, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 1650 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 Max Heim, on Jul 31, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 5 comments | 2163 Views

MOVIES

Election set for Woodside Elementary parcel tax

A ballot measure asking voters to approve a parcel tax identical to an existing tax that expires June 30 will go before voters...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by , on Jul 30, 2017 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2404 Views

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Menlo Park: City re-hires former staffer as sustainability manager

Rebecca Lucky (formerly Rebecca Fotu), who worked as the city of Menlo Park's environmental programs manager until July 2014,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2017
Last comment by Jane Gill, on Jul 30, 2017 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1982 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Mateo County residents warned of phone scam

San Mateo County sheriff's officials are warning residents to beware of a recent phone scam involving a caller fraudulently...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Jul 30, 2017 at 7:39 am | 5 comments | 2820 Views

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"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Jul 29, 2017 at 6:55 pm | 110 comments | 11114 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton issues annual report for town

Atherton has released its first annual report highlighting accomplishments during the 2016-17 fiscal year which ended June...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 28, 2017 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 875 Views

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Menlo Park: Willows neighborhood burglar sentenced to prison

East Palo Alto resident Carlos Saavedra Yepez, 23, is headed to state prison to begin sentences of 11 years and three years,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Values, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2806 Views

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East Palo Alto's homicides this year: zero

For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no homicides this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Just the facts, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2210 Views
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Truckee cafe to expand to Menlo Park
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