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Menlo Park mom wins a makeover

Instead of riding her bike to work, picking up the kids at school, or shopping for groceries, Gudrun Enger of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Reader, 21 hours ago | 3 comments | 4438 Views

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Guest opinion: Arts provide respite from daily grind

In these days of high stress, political turmoil and fast-paced demanding lives, we should be looking to the arts and humanities...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2017
Last comment by GoMABears, on Sep 15, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 139 Views

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Guest opinion: Commissions function just fine with clear recusal process

<I>Drew Combs is chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission.</I></B> Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/09/13/guest-opinion-commissions-function...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by disappointed, on Sep 15, 2017 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 184 Views

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Mark Rich remembrance: Engineer, pilot, father, friend

Friends, family and colleagues came from all over the country, and even from France, to celebrate the life of Mark Rich of...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Allison Kay Nesbitt, on Sep 15, 2017 at 9:08 am | 2 comments | 4044 Views

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Menlo Park: Groundbreaking held for 'Station 1300' development

To launch the redevelopment of a 6.4-acre site at 1300 El Camino Real, a groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Sep 15, 2017 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1421 Views

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Menlo Park: Concept plans released for Bedwell Bayfront Park

A 2-acre dog park, a non-motorized boat launch, a playground, an amphitheater, outdoor fitness facilities, and wheelchair-accessible...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2017
Last comment by Trujillo, on Sep 14, 2017 at 8:28 pm | 27 comments | 4879 Views

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Resident Survey: What should be the future of the Curtis Street pocket park?

Our City Council needs to hear constructive feedback about the future of a Curtis Street pocket park from more than a small...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by statistician, on Sep 12, 2017 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 173 Views

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Menlo Park: Tests show elevated bacteria levels at pop-up mini-park downtown

A project intended to spice up downtown has instead stunk it up, say people who spend time near the city's pop-up park on...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by Local 2 or 3, on Sep 9, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 47 comments | 9148 Views

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East Palo Alto seeks to strengthen immigrant protections

In the wake of a recent federal immigration arrests and deportations, East Palo Alto officials are reviewing programs to...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by palpably wrong, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:34 am | 6 comments | 3485 Views

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Editorial: Threatened legal action is opportunity for better representation

The city of Menlo Park is the latest local jurisdiction to be threatened with litigation over its at-large election of governing-body...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 9, 2017 at 9:08 am | 5 comments | 2684 Views

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Menlo Park: How to separate roads from rails

The issue of where and how to separate roads from rails at Caltrain crossings in Menlo Park comes before the city's Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:21 am | 7 comments | 2123 Views

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Menlo Park: City considering paying international travel costs for officials

The Menlo Park City Council may consider funding international travel for delegations of city officials to visit the the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2017
Last comment by virtual reality, on Sep 8, 2017 at 6:14 pm | 6 comments | 4862 Views

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Hurricane Irma relief effort draws Bay Area search-and-rescue task force

Some 80 Bay Area specialists in "heavy rescue" were headed for Florida on Thursday as the Federal Emergency Management Agency...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2017 at 2:20 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

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Tonight: Grand opening party for new Menlo Park furniture store

ANTHEM Home, a new home furnishings store at 889 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, is holding a grand opening party...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park Mama, on Sep 8, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 4927 Views

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New president-rector at St. Patrick's Seminary

St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park welcomed its 17th president-rector, the Rev. George E. Schultze, at a Mass ceremony...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2017
Last comment by Long time resident, on Sep 7, 2017 at 8:46 pm | 1 comment | 2448 Views

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Menlo Park: Stanford's 'Middle Plaza' clears penultimate hurdle

Stanford's proposed 429,739 square-foot development on an 8.4-acre site stretching along El Camino Real in Menlo Park from...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Sep 7, 2017 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 3447 Views

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Atherton's Malcolm Dudley retires after 56 years as investment adviser

Just two weeks shy of his 85th birthday, Atherton's Malcolm Dudley has retired from his full-time job as an investment adviser...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
Last comment by Roger & Betty Toguuchi, on Sep 6, 2017 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 2879 Views

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Menlo Park: Council hashes out details of Sand Hill Road annexation

Members of the Menlo Park City Council were surprised they were expected to approve, upon their first scheduled discussion...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Why approve?, on Sep 5, 2017 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 3174 Views

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Atherton collision's aftermath: Road closed, no power, no water and flooding

Saturday was not a good day for some Atherton and Menlo Park residents: A collision on El Camino Real resulted in a power...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2017
Last comment by Peter J., on Sep 4, 2017 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 2722 Views

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Study on displacement of residents raises eyebrows

The Menlo Park Housing Commission and community members who attended its June 29 meeting were dubious at best at conclusions...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Sep 4, 2017 at 2:19 pm | 9 comments | 6096 Views
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