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Council not likely to revisit bridge decision

In the wake of an outcry from residents over plans to rebuild a bicycle/pedestrian bridge, Menlo Park council members say...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1920 Views


Doctor sentenced in Internet prescription case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Menlo Park resident who later committed suicide...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views


New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views


Photographer wins Global Health Council contest

Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman has won this year's photography contest held by the Global Health Council, an alliance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avi, on May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views


Dee Tolles to serve on hospital board

Dee Tolles, a former Menlo Park councilman and mayor, will serve on the Sequoia Hospital Foundation's board of directors...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2009 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 5761 Views


Has Steve Jobs won battle over Jackling house?

For eight years, Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs has been trying to tear down the 1920s-era Jackling mansion in Woodside so...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Leon T, on May 22, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1959 Views


Saving a life, all in a day's work for Menlo Park high school senior

The story could have ended in so many different ways, few of them good. But as it stands, the life of a grandfather was saved...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Paul Hoekenga, on May 26, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 2107 Views


Menlo Park: A top sales tax producer folds

As the city of Menlo Park worries about the potential departure of Sun Microsystems, another of the city's top sales tax...

Original post made on May. 31, 2009
Last comment by dc, on May 31, 2009 at 7:36 am | 1 comment | 2249 Views


Menlo Watch: City to sell $10-$12 million in park, recreation bonds

The city of Menlo Park is poised to issue between $10 million and $12 million in bonds to finance improvements to parks and...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Prediction, on Jun 3, 2009 at 7:05 am | 1 comment | 1693 Views


Longtime principal of Hillview school to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced Monday that he plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Amber Rice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views


Today: Workshop on downtown's future

Residents are invited to attend a key community workshop to help plan downtown Menlo Park, and the stretch along El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 18, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views


Age is just a number

As Little House turns 60, the country's first suburban senior center is trying to cater to a more active senior population...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1898 Views


City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2126 Views


Construction under way at Menlo Park VA

The Menlo Park VA expects to complete several construction and renovation projects by the end of the year, aimed at expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 8, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2717 Views


M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2021 Views


Bohannon office/hotel project: Outreach meetings July 23, July 29

Menlo Park is planning to hold several outreach meetings in the coming weeks on the massive "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 16, 2009 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1538 Views


Briefs: Man pleads not guilty to meth sales

A Safeway stock clerk charged with selling methamphetamine in the Safeway parking lot at 525 El Camino Real has pleaded not...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by homer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views


City, library backers at odds over new gym

City management and members of the library community differ over how much parking the city should provide. The City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Streamer, on Jul 21, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 1681 Views


Victims thank firefighters for kindness

Victims of the July 16 Sharon Heights fire in Menlo Park discover, amid their tragedy and loss, the kindness of the strangers...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Robert Brooks, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views


Editorial: Menlo Park not best jail site

Menlo Park officials may have been shocked after hearing that a site on Haven Avenue off Marsh Road was being considered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Boris K, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1909 Views
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