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“Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck”

An especially illuminating article “Jerry Brown’s Train Wreck” --“The California Governor doesn’t want anyone...

Original post made by morris brown on Oct. 4, 2016
Last comment by morris brown, on Oct 4, 2016 at 7:45 am | 1 comment | 161 Views


Saturday: Paws for Paws K9 fundraiser

A "Paws for Paws" walk through Burgess Park, a fundraiser for the Menlo Park Police Foundation and the Police Department's...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Mara, on Oct 6, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 580 Views


High Speed Rail: California’s Attack on Rule of Law


Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 14, 2016 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 166 Views


Mark Zuckerberg says diversity means having Donald Trump supporters on its board of directors

CNN news report:

Original post made by Peter on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Petey, on Oct 19, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 238 Views


Why Woodside resident has devoted decades to restoring World War II command vehicle

Woodside resident Reno Taini has created a kind of time machine, a vehicle of war equipped with bare essentials considered...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Robin, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 2321 Views


Video on the History of Prop 13

The New York Times has produced a video on the history of Prop 13. It can be viewed at: The...

Original post made by MORRIS BROWN on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Commercial WALL, on Oct 25, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 177 Views


Menlo Park: Competition, rising rent force yoga studio to close

Nineteen years ago, Fran Philip arrived in the U.S. from Australia with her husband and an L-2 visa, which meant she wasn't...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Annabelle, on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 1917 Views


Menlo Park: Changes ahead for St. Patrick's Seminary

Come next June, the group of priests that has overseen St. Patrick's Seminary since it began 118 years ago will stop overseeing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Question, on Oct 29, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views


Menlo Park not ready to join Atherton in fiscal scrutiny of Menlo Park fire district

Menlo Park seems to have sidestepped flared tensions between the town of Atherton and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 31, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views


Letter: Mueller is 'committed to transparency'

I am writing in support of Ray Mueller's re-election to Menlo Park City Council. Read the full story here

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by .., on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 386 Views


Letter: A vote for Cecilia Taylor

I'm writing in support of the Almanac's endorsement of newcomer Cecilia Taylor for one of the two open positions on the Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by Karen Grove, on Nov 4, 2016 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 495 Views


Update: Mueller, Carlton re-elected to Menlo Park council

Both Menlo Park City Council incumbents, Catherine Carlton and Ray Mueller, were re-elected Tuesday to serve another four...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Inspiring Campaigns, on Nov 9, 2016 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views


Menlo Park: Higher legal fees for developers; city attorney gets pay raise

Menlo Park's legal fees rose for developers and Menlo Park's City Attorney Bill McClure won a pay raise when the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 14, 2016 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 1313 Views


Fashion show, fair in downtown Menlo Park

The business community in Menlo Park will come together for a fashion show and fair benefiting the Lambadina Foundation on...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by denise dolan, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 411 Views


Menlo Park Kiwanis Club opens its Christmas tree lot

Santa’s elves, disguised as Menlo Park Kiwanis Club members, opened the club's Christmas Tree lot the day after Thanksgiving. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by John Martin, on Nov 29, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views


Menlo Park: Oak Grove Avenue fire station bites the dust

The demolition of the fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park on Monday, Nov. 28, was a necessary step...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 30, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views


Menlo Park business: Pop-up shop sells handcrafted goods

A pop-up store selling handcrafted goods, mostly from Southeast Asia, will open for three days (Thursday through Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parker B, on Dec 8, 2016 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1672 Views


City installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system — to catch drivers running red lights — has been installed at Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by James C. Walker, on Dec 13, 2016 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 344 Views


Holiday closures in effect for local government services

Holiday hours are in effect for local government, meaning extended closures for administrative offices in Menlo Park, Atherton,...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views


Resident interrupts Menlo Park burglary; two teens arrested

A man was able to detain one of two teenagers he found allegedly burglarizing his family's Menlo Park home early this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Roberto, on Jan 2, 2017 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 3413 Views
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