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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Crash injures three, knocks down 70-foot tree

All lanes of U.S. 101 have reopened after a solo crash injured three people and knocked down a 70-foot tree in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by D.C. McGlynn, on Dec 13, 2016 at 10:31 pm | 5 comments | 5286 Views

MENLO PARK

City installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system — to catch drivers running red lights — has been installed at Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by James C. Walker, on Dec 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Arthur Lloyd, railroad man through and through

A funeral service is set for Saturday, Dec. 17, for Menlo Park resident Arthur Lloyd, a career railroad man, ardent advocate...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by conscious, on Dec 13, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton, fire district hold joint meeting

Atherton's City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's governing board will have a chance to repair their...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Dec 13, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 945 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown bike route approved

The start of new bike lanes and the end of some street parking is ahead for downtown Menlo Park. A concept plan laying out...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Dec 13, 2016 at 11:40 am | 26 comments | 4292 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ongoing legal battle over same-sex marriage

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2008/08/13/the-ongoing-legal-battle-over-same-sex-marriage posted...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1954 Views

FICTION

Grants to expand legal services for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is awarding nearly $1.4 million in grants it says will produce more consultations...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3256 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton to work with Caltrain to resolve noise problems

Angry and frustrated after a recent report showed Caltrain is repeatedly violating Atherton's quite zone, City Council members...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2016
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Dec 12, 2016 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2865 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today Marks 146th Anniversary of the First African American Elected to Congree

146 years ago today Joseph Rainey, became the first African American elected to Congress. Joseph Rainey was born into slavery....

Original post made by Historian on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Toy C, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:35 pm | 1 comment | 307 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 4479 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: Parcel tax vote for Menlo Park school board

The public's last chance to weigh in on the details of a parcel tax measure that the Menlo Park City School District's governing...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by brian, on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears head for state football bowl game

Jordan Mims and Aajon Johnson were at it again, running wild behind an offensive line that created opportunity after opportunity....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 12, 2016 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1557 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gallup: republicans suddenly favor keeping electoral college - do you?

Currently, 19% of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents favor basing the winner on the popular vote, down from...

Original post made by Rainy day pal on Dec. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 11, 2016 at 5:57 pm | 5 comments | 432 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Menlo 13% are happy! The first Trump/Ryan action to use ACA repeal to give the RICH a couple tax cuts

Local Trump voters, all 13%, must be ecstatic that the first tax cuts will give the top .01% a $154,000 annual tax break. Drop...

Original post made by UM law professor on Dec. 9, 2016
Last comment by 8 pause, on Dec 10, 2016 at 8:54 am | 4 comments | 241 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two displaced after bacon fire causes $80K damage

A one-alarm kitchen fire Wednesday afternoon displaced two Menlo Park residents and caused $80,000 of damage to their apartment,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 9, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 19 comments | 4044 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Laurel third-grader is state chess champ

Laurel School third-grader Shawnak Shivakumar is the new third-grade California state champion chess player. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 3362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Study finds Caltrain violates quiet zone

Atherton now has documented something many had suspected -- Caltrain is regularly violating the town's six-month-old quiet...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 3846 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Recent home sales: Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Lianne, on Dec 8, 2016 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park business: Pop-up shop sells handcrafted goods

A pop-up store selling handcrafted goods, mostly from Southeast Asia, will open for three days (Thursday through Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parker B, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1911 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction: No loss of potential affordable housing due to Facebook rezoning

The Almanac inaccurately reported, in a Dec. 6 online story and in the Dec. 7 print edition, that a rezoning of Facebook's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Scott H., on Dec 7, 2016 at 8:48 pm | 3 comments | 1545 Views
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