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Another thread on this site is discussing someone who is putting tacks on Woodside's roadways to hurt bicyclists. As expected,... Last comment 5 hours ago | 11 comments

Shameful marathon city council meeting this Tuesday
the city council agenda just came out and there are 2 whopper topics on top of a lot of other business. The topics are the... Last comment on Oct 6, 2015 at 12:38 am | 7 comments

Early reactions to Stanford's revised development plans for Menlo Park
Since Stanford submitted its revised proposal Sept. 28 to develop its 8.4-acre property along roughly half a mile of El... Last comment 7 hours ago | 14 comments

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"Galway mayor visits"
Galway, Ireland, Mayor Donal Lyons (center) with, from left, Menlo Park council members Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith, Catherine Carlton and Richard Cline (3/10/2015). Mayor Lyons was in Menlo Park in conjuction with a friendship agreement signed by Galway and Menlo Park in 2013. Submitted by Jym Clendenin on Mar 21, 2015

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Bedbug closes Menlo Park Library
The Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center was closed Tuesday evening (Oct. 6) after a bedbug was found in a chair, City Manager Alex McIntyre said. Tuesday, 8:27 PM

Farmers' Market comes to Facebook
Lines formed beneath a floating blue and white balloon archway as Facebook's first farmers' market, held in the company's transformed parking lot, launched on Sunday morning, Oct. 4. Tuesday, 9:18 PM

Menlo Park: Tentative deal would gives 3% pay boost to city employees
Thirty-six supervisorial and management employees of the city of Menlo Park would receive a 3 percent increase in base salaries under a tentative agreement with the city on a new two-year labor contract, the city announced Oct. 5. Tuesday, 2:32 PM | 1 comments

Wednesday: Atherton council reviews plan for civic center
The recommended conceptual plan and budget for Atherton's new civic center will be reviewed by the Atherton City Council when it meets Wednesday. Tuesday, 10:33 AM | 1 comments

Murder charges dropped in Menlo Park drive-by shooting case
The case of East Palo Alto resident Eric Barragan, who had been in San Mateo County jail for more than 10 months on charges of attempted murder in Menlo Park, has been dropped for a lack of evidence, according to prosecutors with the District Attorney's Office. Tuesday, 11:56 AM

Menlo Park firefighters flip pancakes, raise funds
Menlo Park firefighters rappelled down ropes, simulated a live auto crash and showed off the "jaws of life," a pincer-like metal device used to pry apart the wreckage of crashed vehicles. Tuesday, 11:32 AM | 1 comments

Prosecutors add to the sexual-misconduct charges against former basketball coach
Authorities have added more allegations of sexual activity with a minor to the charges against Julio Edgardo Ortiz, a former coach at Selby Lane School in Atherton and Clifford School in Redwood City, according to San Mateo County prosecutors. Monday, 11:31 AM

Woodside school board race: Challenger criticizes incumbent's attendance record
A challenger for a seat on the Woodside Elementary School District board is accusing an incumbent of poor board meeting attendance. Monday, 10:00 AM

Post office 'institution' Robert Delvishio retires
For years, Robert Delvishio has been telling visitors to the West Menlo Park post office that he's wanted to have his name in the Almanac. For his retirement, he'll finally get his wish. Monday, 11:32 AM | 2 comments

Firefighters looking into the cause of Filoli estate grass fire

Portola Valley: New member named to architectural review panel

Menlo Park Police Department wins statewide award for work to reduce crime in Belle Haven

Community says farewell to Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Man arrested on possession of concealed weapon

Belle Haven Open House showcases community programs


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