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Editorial: A more regional vision needed for Facebook expansion

Menlo Park will reap a package of community benefits valued at over $15 million as Facebook expands its campus and adds some...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by RWCNeighbor, 2 hours ago | 7 comments | 732 Views


County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 2 hours ago | 9 comments | 516 Views


SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 45 Views


Trump's running mate seals his congressional records to HIDE them from you!

"23 cartons and approximately 70 GB of electronic records" - the public is forbidden from seeing these materials until either...

Original post made by Hey! Hide your records! on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Hey! Hide your records!, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 148 Views


Atherton reduces size of planned civic center

The size of Atherton's new civic center has been cut by 1,600 square feet, shaving at least $2 million from the budget for...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by resident, 5 hours ago | 8 comments | 823 Views


Newspaper racks

Does anyone ever pay attention to the newspaper racks in and around downtown Menlo? Especially in front of McDonald's? Broken...

Original post made by Roger on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Disgusted, 6 hours ago | 5 comments | 122 Views



Anyone that thinks that the parking availability and overtime parking enforcement has changed in the Menlo Park downtown...

Original post made by x - Downtown Customer on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by x - Downtown Shopper, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 258 Views


Trump refuses to release taxes to you, demands VP release their taxes to him

In the height of arrogance and hypocrisy, Donald Trump refuses to release his tax information to American voters, but demands...

Original post made by Trump\'s Tax Cut Man on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Tax Cut Man, 9 hours ago | 39 comments | 858 Views


Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, 10 hours ago | 7 comments | 1595 Views


Tuesday: Supervisors vote on putting sales tax extension on ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors votes Tuesday on whether to put a measure to extend an existing half-cent general...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 13 hours ago | 4 comments | 834 Views


"Art of the Deal" author identifies Trump as a Sociopath

"If he were writing “The Art of the Deal” today, Schwartz said, it would be a very different book with a very different...

Original post made by insider knowledge on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Teej, 22 hours ago | 1 comment | 180 Views


Facebook expanding to SF !!

Now we hear rumors that Facebook will also expand to offices in SF. Good,...

Original post made by old timers on Jul. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 68 Views


Menlo Park: A new tool for funding 'affordable' housing?

The city of Menlo Park could have a new way to increase funding for housing that's affordable to middle- and lower-income...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 26, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1425 Views


Cover story: Gay Chinese Christian talks about what it's like to not fit in

Jeff Chu knows what it is to be different. He's Chinese, with a white spouse. He's a Bible-quoting Christian living in Brooklyn's...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2016
Last comment by Conversion Therapy?, on Jul 26, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2145 Views


Atherton police looking for mail thieves

Four people were seen taking mail from mailboxes in the Lindenwood and North Fair Oaks neighborhoods on Sunday morning, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 25, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 9 comments | 2375 Views


Editorial: Supervisors' rushed appointment of sheriff a bad decision

"The public was completely removed from this process," Supervisor Dave Pine says, referring to the rushed and unexpected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 25, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 47 comments | 2699 Views


Shots fired at home, vehicles in Menlo Park

Several gunshots were fired at a home and a parked vehicle in the 1100 block of Carlton Avenue in Menlo Park on Monday night,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Foreign Fer-ners!, on Jul 25, 2016 at 11:06 am | 5 comments | 2210 Views


Palo Alto Square CineArts is closing in August

In case the Almanac hasn't covered this news, Palo Alto is losing a great theater and we are all going to suffer.

Original post made by Palo Alto News on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 100 Views


Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’"

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Trump has mental difficulties, on Jul 24, 2016 at 6:31 am | 7 comments | 247 Views


Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views
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