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Menlo Park releases housing plan update

The draft supports legalizing second units, otherwise known as "granny units," and identifying appropriate locations for...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by jANET, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2816 Views

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Saturday: Firefighters flip flapjacks for benefit

Menlo Park firefighters will demonstrate their cooking skills from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Fire Station No....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3717 Views

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Those were the days

In this undated photo, Sister Maria Christine drives a tractor on the grounds of the 11-acre cloistered monastery for Dominican...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Honore, on Oct 11, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2419 Views

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Scene of bike fatality to get better bike lane

Safety is expected to improve for westbound bicyclists on Alpine Road as they pass under Interstate 280. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

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Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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The Irish Connection

Gerry Hanley, a life-long resident of Galway, on Ireland's west coast, has for decades wanted to visit Menlo Park, California. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ladera Cyclist, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1685 Views

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Coats for Kids collection begins

Recology San Mateo County is launching its annual Coats for Kids program on Monday, Nov. 5, to collect new and slightly...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by someone, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1833 Views

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Sand Hill pipeline replacement project extended

It'll be another month of traffic delays for those traveling along Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by JH, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

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Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2587 Views

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Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2067 Views

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Obituary: Dorothy Cartan of Menlo Park

Dorothy Mary Bjorkland Cartan of Menlo Park died peacefully at home on Sept. 24. She was 87. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12245...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tony Lucio, on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2473 Views

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Kepler's named Small Business of the Year

A longtime Kepler's customer and fan, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has named the iconic bookstore the "Small...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 3382 Views

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Winter soltice information

Earliest 2012 Sunset: December 4th through 7th 4:50PM Minimal Daylight 2012: December 16 through 24th 9 hours and 35 minutes Latest...

Original post made by Copernicus on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1616 Views

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Menlo Park: Wrong-way driver pleads not guilty

It was a fine Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park as 26-year-old Efrain Avalos Moreno-Avalos drove along Marsh Road. Trouble...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1599 Views

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Dance Expressions - Classes for kids through young adults

Hi Menlo Park! Just thought I would share with you my recommendation for the new year. If you are looking for a fun activity...

Original post made by Dance Mom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dance Mom #2, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

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Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2161 Views

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World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1849 Views

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$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views
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