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Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission

The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by answers, 4 hours ago | 2 comments | 649 Views

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Little League award-winners named

Sportsmanship awards for the spring season were given to 40 Menlo-Atherton Little League players and seven coaches at the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by baseball dad, 6 hours ago | 2 comments | 872 Views

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Menlo Park council authorizes up to $6.7 million for affordable housing project

A proposal by the nonprofit housing developer MidPen Housing to redevelop the 1300 block of Willow Road into a 141-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Thanks Facebook, on Jul 21, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

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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 Belle Haven Resident, on Jul 20, 2017 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 1304 Views

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Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by Aaron, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 58 comments | 6746 Views

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Police calls: Thieves steal $2,000 in cologne; driver cited over heat threat to puppy

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Ladera and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/07/10/police-calls-thieves-steal-2000-in-cologne...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Advocate, on Jul 20, 2017 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 1962 Views

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John Arrillaga offers $25 million to rebuild Menlo Park's main library in Civic Center

John Arrillaga has offered $25 million to the city of Menlo Park to rebuild its main library, according to a staff report...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by There must be a way to accomplish both, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 28 comments | 3930 Views

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Menlo Park: 1960s downtown office building sells for $15.5 million

An office building in downtown Menlo Park has been sold for $15.5 million by Oak Grove Associates LLC to Robert Wheatley...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 2294 Views

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New Menlo Park Bicyclist Survey: Where do you want to safely ride across El Camino?

The City of Menlo Park has long known that bicyclist lack good options for riding to destinations on the opposite side of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by MPer, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:44 pm | 6 comments | 223 Views

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New Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria planned for Menlo Park

An application to transform the former Applewood-2-Go site, a takeout pizza joint in Menlo Park, into a new taqueria that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1865 Views

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Menlo Park: Commission can't assemble quorum to consider eight-story biotech building

The commission was unable to assemble a quorum to consider the matter because three of the seven commissioners must recuse...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Interesting , on Jul 19, 2017 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 830 Views

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Facebook's Willow Campus designer: Creating part of a new city

Lead designer of the Facebook project, Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York, said in an interview with the Almanac that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Bluth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:01 am | 7 comments | 1284 Views

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Biotech company plans 8-story building in Menlo Park

A 120-foot-high, eight-story building with three levels of structured parking, four floors of offices, a top-floor restaurant,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:28 pm | 9 comments | 3135 Views

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Residents: Name Menlo Park park after World War II hero

Two residents in Belle Haven have asked the city of Menlo Park to consider renaming their neighborhood's Market Place Park...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 213 Views

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Menlo Park mayor, others react to Facebook expansion plan

Facebook's plans for a 3.45 million square foot housing, office and retail development along Willow Road in eastern Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2017 at 11:00 am | 27 comments | 2822 Views

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ID theft suspect arrested on explosives possession

A man under investigation for identity theft in Menlo Park was arrested in Stockton July 6 after law enforcement agents said...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 13, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1784 Views

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Menlo Park East-West Bike Connectivity Survey

Menlo Park Bicyclists: I am conducting a survey of Menlo Park residents and your input would be appreciated. The collective...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 12, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 175 Views

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County creates 'safe exchange zone' for online transactions

If you've ever been afraid of being hustled, or worse, when selling your stuff to a complete stranger via an online service...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2017
Last comment by Ronald Reagan's Ghost, on Jul 10, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 3 comments | 1610 Views

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Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Roca, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 1111 Views

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Many prefer three grade separations in Menlo Park

Of roughly 50 locals polled at a Menlo Park community meeting June 7, most appear to prefer a project to separate Caltrain...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by Grade, on Jul 10, 2017 at 1:34 am | 21 comments | 3211 Views
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