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MENLO PARK

Parking changes coming to Menlo Park

The New Year will herald new parking rules for Menlo Park. The City Council voted 4-1 to test a plan that changes the configuration...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 19 comments | 2691 Views

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Tonight: Beltramo's townhomes on agenda

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will hear a presentation by Beltramo's Investment Company tonight (Sept. 1) regarding the...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Smith, on Sep 5, 2010 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 1930 Views

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Gateway ballot measure argument criticized

Menlo Park City Council candidate Chuck Bernstein inspired a look at how ballot measure arguments get written last week when...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:34 am | 22 comments | 2650 Views

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Commission counters Beltramo's proposal

The ball's back in the developer's court after the Menlo Park Housing Commission unanimously agreed on a counterproposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by Notice Stanford's TDM with ECR parked cars?, on Sep 8, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 2108 Views

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Menlo Park smoking ban: it's coming back

For all those holding their breath until Menlo Park's newest smoking ban gets approved, the wait may be almost over. The...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Steve C, on Sep 9, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 22 comments | 2431 Views

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Sun Micro reassessment coming

The San Mateo County Assessor's Office confirmed that the Sun Microsystems campus at Willow Road and Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by some research, on Sep 10, 2010 at 4:12 pm | 11 comments | 2218 Views

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Letter: Gateway project looks good to me

After 50 years in this area I am protective of our city. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10097...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Alexander Trager, on Sep 13, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 4 comments | 1564 Views

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Letter: Good bet on bad deal

You could have made a fortune if a bookie had odds on the Menlo Park City Council last Tuesday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 14, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 31 comments | 2893 Views

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Menlo Park resident appeals BevMo approval

Beverages & More won a battle in the years-long fight to open a Menlo Park store, but will they win the war? After the Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 8, 2011 at 8:51 pm | 27 comments | 2538 Views

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Burgess baby pool closed until May

Splish, splash, babies won't be taking a bath again in the Burgess baby pool any time soon, according to aquatics center...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1706 Views

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Con man Gann's trial set

Simon Gann, the con man who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of money by pretending...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by haha, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:54 am | 2 comments | 1785 Views

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Local firefighters help out in San Bruno

Local firefighters played a role in fighting the massive residential fire in San Bruno believed to have started with the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 9 comments | 2069 Views

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Brownie troop helps Fund-A-Teacher

<I>This information was submitted by Parke Treadway of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

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New police chief reflects on first week in Menlo Park

His first week on the job started well, then took a tragic turn as an explosion in San Bruno on Sept. 9 destroyed lives and...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Sorry for You, on Sep 14, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 6 comments | 1819 Views

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Pharmaca comes to Menlo Park

Not all chain stores are unwelcome in Menlo Park. The planned arrival of a new pharmacy has been greeted with less outrage...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by Perspective 2: Electric Boogaloo, on Sep 16, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 12 comments | 2737 Views

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Letter: Stunned to see BevMo approval

I attended the August Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting regarding the use permit for BevMo. Approval of the permit was...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:00 am | 4 comments | 1658 Views

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Menlo Park council buys home

As part of its program to expand below-market-rate housing in Menlo Park, the City Council agreed last night (Sept. 14) to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawence, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 19 comments | 2509 Views

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Stricter smoking ban one step closer

Menlo Park crept a step closer to expanding its smoking ordinance. After debating a few tweaks to the language and grilling...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2327 Views

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Sun Micro campus reassessment coming

Menlo Park residents often have more questions than answers, but at least one question can now be put to rest: the San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1503 Views

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Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 3751 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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