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Sunday: Water shutdown scheduled in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Municipal Water District will shut down its Burgess Park pressure valve on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 6 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by retired teacher, on Apr 30, 2016 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1411 Views

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Wood-chipper program aims to cut wildfire risks in Woodside, Portola Valley

Crews from the Woodside Fire Protection District will be coming around to neighborhoods in Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Chuck Wood, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

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shine a light on Grade separation

I see a discussion elsewhere that really deserves a light to be shined brightly on it. A study about Ravenswood grade separation...

Original post made by confused and concerned on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on May 7, 2016 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 247 Views

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Jennie Bettini turns 100

Jennie Bettini, who will observe her 100th birthday on Sunday, Aug. 26, has called Menlo Park home for 79 years. Longevity...

Original post made on May. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ed Balocco, on May 9, 2016 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

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Menlo Park: Walls rise on 90 affordable housing units for seniors

Demolition cranes in February made quick work of the 48 below market rate family and senior housing units on the 1200 block...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on May 13, 2016 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views

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Menlo Park reduces fees for retrieving towed vehicles

The city of Menlo Park has reduced the fee it charges to retrieve a towed vehicle from an impound lot to $125 and discontinued...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 13, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

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Guest opinion: Greenheart project complies with the rules; let's get on with it

As I read the guest opinion in the May 4 Almanac criticizing the proposed Greenheart project on El Camino Real, I felt like...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on May 17, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

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Saturday: Fire district centennial parade in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighting vehicles from 1862 to today will be on display Saturday, May 21, as the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on May 19, 2016 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2276 Views

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Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Coladarci dies at 96

Jane Coladarci, a mainstay of the Almanac's advertising department for most of her 30 years at the paper, died "quickly and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by John Mercer, on Jun 6, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 333 Views

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Menlo Park: How zoning changes could affect traffic, water

An environmental impact report says that if the proposed zoning changes are made, the city's M-2 area – located east...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by BadMath, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1376 Views

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Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1724 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 879 Views

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Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Corvallis,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by S, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 4153 Views

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Menlo Park: Rampaging tailgater sentenced to six months in jail

After pleading no contest to felony assault with a vehicle and misdemeanor drunken driving, Victor Manuel Jop, 39, was sentenced...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bert, on Jun 30, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2807 Views

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Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 5, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1930 Views

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What is the purpose of the pop up parks again?

To date I've seen remnants of two broken (plastic) chairs strewn about, lots of garbage, one homeless person completely passed...

Original post made by MenloRes on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Town involvement vs uninvolved , on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 102 Views

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Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2673 Views

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Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 695 Views

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Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/07/20/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy True Bejarano, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

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Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 2361 Views
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