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Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1589 Views


Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views


New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 3044 Views


Bicyclist robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

A bicyclist pedaling along the Ringwood Avenue pedestrian bridge lost $25 after being confronted by a man brandishing a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views


Letter: Still time to accept Stanford's $10 million

<I>The following letter was addressed to the San Mateo County supervisors:</I></B> Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by another cyclist, on Dec 20, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views


Woman killed by train in Menlo worked at UCSF

Jasmine Ahluwalia, the 31-year-old Palo Alto resident who died after being hit by a train in Menlo Park Monday, was a post-doctoral...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chondra, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2179 Views


Facebook has lots of friends at Menlo hearing

Facebook is good at making friends. That much was clear at a public hearing Monday night on an environmental report on Facebook's...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1675 Views


Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views


Must Read Menlo Park Facebook Article

Apologies to the Almanac and to the Patch, but someone on this forum had to post a link to this article on the Patch that...

Original post made by David on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views


Menlo Park may close housing department

The Menlo Park City Council asked staff Tuesday to move ahead with closing the city's housing department, which reduces...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views


Menlo Park council votes 4-1 on new city manager contract

Menlo Park City Council meetings can be packed full of surprises, but the Jan. 24 meeting proceeded much as expected &#8212;...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jan 31, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views


Silicon Valley economy rebounding, report says

With 42,000 new jobs and other positive indicators, Silicon Valley's innovation engine is heating up again, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 8, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views


Howard Daschbach dies at 87

A funeral Mass for Howard M. Daschbach of Atherton, who practiced law in Menlo Park for 43 years and was a 57-year parishioner...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kerrin Meinhardt, on Feb 14, 2012 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views


SusieCakes moves to Menlo Park

A new business is coming to town, and that business needs new employees. Read the full story here

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 15, 2012 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views


Menlo Park to review library, gym parking

The Library Commission's recent conclusion that about one third of drivers hoping to stop at either the main Menlo Park Library...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 3615 Views


Green energy home wins award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 4737 Views


Menlo Park house fire may displace family for a year

The fire that ravaged a Willow Road home on Tuesday morning may leave a Menlo Park family homeless for up to 12 months, according...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Fire response time, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:43 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views


Will Menlo Park join plastic bag ban?

The Menlo Park City Council hits the books for a study session on Tuesday, March 13, with a focus on green initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views


Hazardous Water Heater Installations in West Menlo Park

To whom it may concern; Recently, I experienced a very frustrating situation involving a leaking water heater in the West...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by pickypicky, on Mar 20, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views


Police investigate Menlo Park stabbing

Someone was stabbed in Menlo Park in the wee hours of Tuesday, March 27, and was treated at Stanford Hospital with a "non-life-threatening"...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Mar 29, 2012 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 3032 Views
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