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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 14 hours ago | 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 17 hours ago | 12 comments

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"Kite Day in Menlo"
Kite Day at Menlo Park's Bedwell Bayfront Park on Saturday, May 2, 2015. Kite Day is an annual event that draws 100s of people, adults and children alike. Submitted by Jim Lewis on May 3, 2015

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That's right: Menlo Park council takes on both general plan and specific plan tonight
The Menlo Park City Council has a packed agenda for its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 6, with reviews of the two major documents that guide the city's development: the general plan and the El Camino/downtown specific plan. Tuesday, 11:07 AM

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

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

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
Fire investigators have not yet settled on what started a nearly five-acre grass fire in the vicinity of Edgewood and Canada roads on a northern portion of the Filoli estate in Woodside on Saturday, Oct. 3. Monday, 12:02 PM

Portola Valley: New member named to architectural review panel
Portola Valley resident Alvin Sill, currently the chair of the town's Water Conservation Committee, is the newest member of the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission. Friday, 8:29 AM

Menlo Park Police Department wins statewide award for work to reduce crime in Belle Haven
In recognition of its community policing strategies in the Belle Haven community, the Menlo Park Police Department was awarded the state-wide Helen Putnam Award for Excellence in Public Safety on Wednesday, Sept. 30, by the League of California Cities at its annual conference in San Jose. Thursday, 11:00 AM | 7 comments

Community says farewell to Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park
The farewell celebration for Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Sept. 30, attracted no less than a marching band, a TV crew, and a crowd of people substantial enough to consume the entirety of the shop's remaining ice cream supply within an hour. Thursday, 12:23 PM | 1 comments

Man arrested on possession of concealed weapon
An East Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of illegally carrying a concealed weapon Tuesday evening in East Palo Alto. The arrest was made after the Menlo Park Narcotics Enforcement Team contacted a group of people openly smoking marijuana in front of children, according to police. Friday, 8:02 AM

Belle Haven Open House showcases community programs
Traditional Aztec dancers, a Zumba class, and kids doing karate were among eight performances that took the stage at the Belle Haven community open house at the Onetta Harris Community Center on the evening of Thursday, Sept. 24. Thursday, 12:25 AM

Su Hong Menlo Park changes hands after 38 years
Su Hong To Go in Menlo Park, the longtime takeout Chinese-food favorite of generations of customers, has been sold, owner Bee King confirmed Monday. Monday, 11:57 AM | 23 comments

Early reactions to Stanford's revised development plans for Menlo Park

Obituary: Adaline Jessup of Portola Valley, ardent environmentalist

New Woodside preschool building opens

Police calls: Arsonist sets roadside couch on fire

Is it something in the water?

Menlo Park: Downtown pop-up park trial ends soon

Stanford proposes more housing, less office space in Menlo Park development

Atherton gives go-ahead to new bike routes


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