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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Firefighters rescue two men from lift basket stuck 80 feet in the air

Firefighters in Menlo Park on Friday rescued two men stuck inside a lift basket that had stopped 80 feet in the air at a...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 7, 2016 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 3326 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for Menlo Park City Council

Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by The Sun Will Come Up , on Nov 7, 2016 at 3:06 pm | 7 comments | 3246 Views

MENLO PARK

Coming soon to Menlo Park: new apartments for low-income seniors

Low-income seniors will soon have a new place to live in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/11/04/coming-soon-to-menlo-park-new-apartments-f...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Nov 7, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 5 comments | 4728 Views

AROUND TOWN

This is the kind of leadership we need on the MPCSD Board

Caroline Lucas is the only candidate who has detailed her positions on the critical issues facing the school district: https://carolinelucas.nationbuilder.com/position 1)...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 7, 2016
There are no comments yet. 313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Improve the MPCSD by Electing David Ackerman as a Board Trustee

As a member of the MPCSD community for 15 years, David Ackerman demonstrated a clear understanding of the needs and concerns...

Original post made by Sentinel on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPEA, on Nov 7, 2016 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Washington Post: Mr. Trump’s election would be a major threat to the economy

"Mr. Trump’s election would be a major new source of instability here and abroad, compared with which the Brexit vote would...

Original post made by Hamp on Nov. 6, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 496 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Man, 25, found dead in car

After someone spotted a man slumped over in a BMW and called Menlo Park police on Tuesday morning, officers arrived to find...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 6, 2016 at 3:45 am | 4 comments | 5803 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New Menlo Park housing for homeless veterans

More than 100 people gathered at the Menlo Park campus of the Department of Veterans Affairs on a damp Monday afternoon to...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2015
Last comment by Nazem Elmasri, on Nov 5, 2016 at 6:47 pm | 6 comments | 5981 Views

ATHERTON

Rep. Anna Eshoo supports Atherton's fiscal study of Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, backs Atherton's plans to evaluate the costs and benefits of services provided to the town's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 46 comments | 3576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lions roam Woodside: Don't be alarmed, experts say

It was around 3 a.m. on Sept. 18 when strange noises roused residents of Audiffred Lane in Woodside, a small cul-de-sac off...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Nov 5, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 13 comments | 13810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacement

An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2016
Last comment by Christina, on Nov 5, 2016 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 3488 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Traffic woes lead to divide over general plan

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) With the Planning Commission's members down to four (three commissioners...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 5, 2016 at 12:23 am | 6 comments | 2306 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A vote for Cecilia Taylor

I'm writing in support of the Almanac's endorsement of newcomer Cecilia Taylor for one of the two open positions on the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 742 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mueller is 'committed to transparency'

I am writing in support of Ray Mueller's re-election to Menlo Park City Council. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/02/letter-mueller-is-commit...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by .., on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 571 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook expansion approved unanimously

The Menlo Park City Council on Nov. 1 unanimously approved Facebook's plans to build two large office buildings and a hotel...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:41 pm | 16 comments | 5549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The "Rolling Stone" rape story finally gets some closure

When "Almanac" blogger Jessica T. posted on her archived "10 to Twins" blog the story titled "Don't fund the Rape Culture...

Original post made by I didn\'t know that on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Mot time, on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's funding candidates for Menlo Park City Council?

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26, Menlo Park's three City Council candidates, who are running for two council seats, continued...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Love Realtors, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 2467 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 104 new apartments units near Facebook up for lease

A total of 104 new apartment units are now available for lease at a recently built complex near Facebook in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Roy, on Nov 3, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 4 comments | 603 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo Park council to discuss resident displacement problem Nov. 9

The Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, to discuss what it can do about renters...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Nov 3, 2016 at 10:34 am | 3 comments | 2003 Views

ATHERTON

How new Atherton stoplight makes crossing El Camino more perilous

Atherton residents and officials say the new pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue -- which...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 5200 Views
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