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MENLO PARK

Be sure to sign the Initiative

The print edition of the Almanac (4-09-2014) is now available in news boxes on the streets of Menlo Park. There are two...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chris Metthews Says the Democrats Could Well Lose 10 Senate Seats in the 2014 Midterm Election

MSNBC , the Public Relations Arm of the White House, has Chris Matthews waving the White Flag of surrender for the 2014 midterm...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by 'Murican citizens, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 71 comments | 1621 Views

FICTION

Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 46938 Views

AROUND TOWN

the gentrification of East Palo Alto

Bloomberg has a long article today about the gentrification of East Palo Alto, including massive rent increases and evictions:...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A orchestra takes the Gold

Menlo-Atherton High School's music director, Kent Kurrus, was not surprised that his student orchestra captured a coveted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 3079 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mt. Tam search ongoing for missing Menlo Park woman

A large-scale search launched Saturday (April 5) for a 33-year-old Menlo Park woman last seen on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by HikerWoman, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views

MENLO PARK

A house, piece by piece

The home going up at 455 Yale Road in Menlo Park will have three modules on the first floor and four on the second, with...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 5032 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 7722 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposed office complex would bring traffic plus revenue

The Menlo Park Planning Commission recently took a look at the draft environmental and financial impact analyses for a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by uneasy, on Apr 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 3259 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Healthcare Districts getting politically active

Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1344 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park commission: 'Just say no' for now to golf club well

In the two years since it first considered the idea of allowing a private club to tap an aquifer in a public park, Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ol' Hacker Homeboy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 2023 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court rejects Galligan's legal challenge in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sally Grimsley, on Apr 3, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 3561 Views

MENLO PARK

Watch out for phone scams!

Watch out for phone scams! Recently a vigilant resident called the fire district after someone called her asking for money...

Original post made by Menlo Park Firefighters on Apr. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 301 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residents near Portola Valley school asked to shelter in place during police search

Residents in the area of Alpine Road and Indian Crossing in Portola Valley are being asked to shelter in place during an...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 2087 Views

MENLO PARK

Business: Working with wood on a new level

The name of the new store at 846 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo is Menlo Hardwoods. But don't go looking for samples of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 1877 Views

MENLO PARK

The ongoing flooding problem at intersection of Middle and University

For many years now whenever there is a moderate or heavier rainfall the northwest corner of Middle and University has had...

Original post made by whatever on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by curious, on Apr 2, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 408 Views

SPORTS

Local youth basketball team takes national title

Redwood NJB's 6th Grade All-Net Team qualified for the national tournament in Los Angeles by winning the Silicon Valley title....

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Asper, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

SPORTS

2014 Central Coast Section track and field leaders

==B Boys== ==B 400 -- ==Plante (Menlo-Atherton) 50.12, Wright (Terra Nova) 50.26, Friske (King's Academy) 50.43, Morris...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by S. Wood, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2367 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park search and rescue team deploys to Alaska

With Washington state's search and rescue teams busy with the aftermath of a deadly mudslide, a large-scale disaster exercise...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Proud Menlo Park Resident, on Apr 2, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2039 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Art League plans final shows

After 40 years of exhibitions, workshops and community service, the Menlo Art League will host its last show in June. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 2109 Views
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