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Menlo Park: Boutique hotel may produce $600K in city taxes its first year

"Public benefits" was a refrain at the Nov. 16 Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting, this time with regard to Pollock Financial...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Downtown-err, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 1947 Views


Galway, Ireland, to become Menlo Park's first 'Sister City'

Bo Crane, a former Menlo Park resident, held up his phone to the microphone at the podium of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Irish American, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views


Silberman & Nibbelin join Munks & Wastaffe Tag TEAM against Deputy Lopez

November 10, 2015 the Civil Service Commission was seated to hear an appeal hearing of Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez suspension...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 23, 2015
There are no comments yet. 179 Views


Why 'Menlo Pres' is now 'Menlo Church'

A local landmark known as Menlo Park Presbyterian Church for 142 years adopted a new name a few months ago. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by In the know, on Nov 22, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 23 comments | 3542 Views


Menlo Park: Four changes the council wants in downtown plan

The Menlo Park City Council has given staff direction on a number of changes it wants to see in the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2015
Last comment by The facts, on Nov 22, 2015 at 7:31 pm | 11 comments | 2147 Views


Suspended deputy denied appeal by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Nov 22, 2015 at 6:13 am | 15 comments | 769 Views


Why one Harvard MBA pursues career to narrow opportunity gap

Thirteen years ago, Peter Fortenbaugh, who holds a Harvard MBA and a Princeton bachelor's degree in economics, left the job...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Daniel, on Nov 21, 2015 at 3:02 am | 1 comment | 1487 Views


Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 21 comments | 26749 Views


FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 2019 Views


Fire Director - Double Duty

From the San Mateo Daily News Harbor "District appoints new commissioner: Menlo Park resident Virginia Chang Kiraly, fire...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 20, 2015 at 11:55 am | 12 comments | 497 Views


Wild parrots spotted in Menlo Park

A raucous flock of six to 10 wild parrots spotted Tuesday evening outside of Trader Joe's in Menlo Park caught the eyes...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:39 am | 10 comments | 2429 Views


Bay Area Guns Stolen - from police

from da teevee machine "More...

Original post made by responsibilities on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 199 Views


Golden Shears barbershop to be put up for sale

A change in ownership may be ahead for the Golden Shears barber shop in downtown Menlo Park. After more than five decades...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by MPer , on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 2855 Views


Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lionheart, on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 3418 Views


Menlo Park moms and dog owners battle over Nealon Park's open field

Renovations for Nealon Park are on the drawing board, but how will the city balance the interests of parents and their small...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Nanc, on Nov 19, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 17 comments | 2888 Views


Woodside town engineer reflects on career in public works

Woodside Deputy Town Manager and Town Engineer Paul Nagengast has said to an Almanac reporter that he has room for improvement....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 1845 Views


Latest local scores, game details

See local [ sports scores] and game details. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5373 Views


Good news, bad news from Caltrans on herbicide spraying

Caltrans has given San Mateo County residents some good news and some bad news about the state's plans for spraying herbicides...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by I know, right?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 2814 Views


200+ year tree soon to be sawdust

Another Menlo Park tree is about to become a pile of sawdust, wood chips or perhaps fire wood. It is located in Nealon Park,...

Original post made by Community Pride on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 1445 Views


C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Amie, on Nov 18, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views
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