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MENLO PARK

People: The story behind Menlo Park's Legion of Honor recipient

Walter Jaye and his wife Diana seem, at first, like many other couples in Menlo Park. The two met over a game of bridge...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by ann haley, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2695 Views

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Education leader Margaret Draper dies

Margaret "Marge" Draper, a 40-year Menlo Park resident and a former member of the Menlo Park City School District Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Marilyn Wong, on Nov 9, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 2513 Views

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Feature story: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's past

Two years ago, Fran Dehn, president of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, saw a gap in books about Menlo Park history. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2570 Views

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Menlo Park offers extended free parking hours downtown, for holidays and beyond

From Thanksgiving Day through Jan. 4, 2016, downtown Menlo Park will reward holiday season visitors with relaxed parking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by what is new, on Nov 12, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2607 Views

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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 | 2955 Views

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Picture this: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's past

Two years ago, Fran Dehn, president of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, saw a gap in books about Menlo Park history. Yes,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Colleen Flood, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

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Saturday: Menlo Park Library book sale

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library will hold a one-day holiday book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by A. Lee, on Dec 3, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

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Sipping wine for a cause in Menlo Park

Santa Cruz Avenue witnessed an odd sight the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 5. The toy store, Cheeky Monkey, was filled not...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jym Clendenin, on Dec 9, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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Facebook, Little House give to senior center

Red umbrellas hung festively from the ceiling of the Menlo Park Senior Center while the girl scouts of Beechwood Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1798 Views

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Police calls: Thieves get away with $180,000 in copper cable

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/01/06/police-calls-thieves-get-away-with-180000-in-copper-cable...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2017 Views

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'Kiss your Partner, Hug a Tree'

If you walk into the Ceci Wong jewelry store or the Kicks shoe shop in downtown Menlo Park, you might see a sterling silver...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

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Preparing for war

Nearly a century ago, thousands of troops would hike up Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park wearing gas masks, testing their preparedness...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 1138 Views

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Film festival shows documentary by Menlo Park's Dave Iverson

"I am the luckiest guy in the world," says filmmaker Dave Iverson of Menlo Park, and from the conviction in his voice you...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ruth VonBulow-Bauer, on Jan 16, 2016 at 1:52 am | 1 comment | 2660 Views

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Saturday services for Mary Margaret Nelson, longtime Menlo Park resident

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, for Mary...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Another Steve, on Jan 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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Menlo Park plans strict rules on energy, water use for new development

Live, work, play. That's been the mantra for the city of Menlo Park as it updates its plan for future development of the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

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Heat wins 3rd/4th-grade basketball title

The Heat has been crowned champion of the 94 teams in the third/fourth-grade division of the Silicon Valley National Junior...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Jan 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 3137 Views

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Sketch released of suspect in break-in of occupied house

Detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office have released a sketch of a man suspected of breaking a glass door...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 29, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2274 Views

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Menlo Park: Ravenswood Ave. median barrier to stay; Chilco Street to get sidewalks

The Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday night to approve traffic-control measures near the Ravenswood Avenue railroad...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vicky, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 1517 Views

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Update: Ravenswood Ave. crossing in Menlo Park: Median barriers to stay

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1351 Views

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Menlo Park, SLAC named top water conservers in Silicon Valley

Local efforts to shave down water use appear to be working. Across Silicon Valley last year, water usage was reduced from...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Mar 11, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views
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