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MENLO PARK

New Leadership for High Speed Rail?

On June 1, the State Senate passed bill SB-517, sponsored by Senator Alan Lowenthal, which if passed by the Assembly and...

Original post made by MOrris Brown on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

No one-stop shop for alcohol at Walgreens

With far less contention than accompanied BevMo's successful request to sell alcohol on El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan heads to council

The "p" word dominated discussion of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan at Monday night's Planning Commission meeting....

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Doug, on May 1, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Landscaping law would apply to four-fifths of Menlo Park homes

Menlo Park's new water-efficient landscaping ordinance hews closely to the state's ordinance, but would apply to more homes....

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on May 8, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 987 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park roundup: City may seek bids for contract to operate Burgess pool center

The Menlo Park City Council faces three items of note when it meets Tuesday, Aug. 24, after a summer recess: Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 987 Views

MENLO PARK

The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

MENLO PARK

People: 'Who Killed the Electric Car?' director returns to Menlo School

When alumni Chris Paine and Roger Gilbertson came home to Menlo School recently, close to 400 people showed up. And had a...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 15, 2011 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Left Bank hires architect for new steakhouse

The new year will welcome a new Left Bank steakhouse at 898 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, the former location of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Downtown Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by not just Europe, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments | 987 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tweaks green initiatives

It's a green time of year, what with all the rain making grass grow and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by where's the beef?, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 987 Views

MENLO PARK

Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Weismuller, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 987 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McKeithen not running; filing period extended

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== With three-term incumbent Kathy McKeithen giving up...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Westbound Alpine Road now open

Westbound Alpine Road at Interstate 280 is now open, but eastbound Alpine remains closed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12598...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks input on two projects

Speak your mind on two upcoming Menlo Park projects: Irrigation system replacement on Santa Cruz Avenue, and tree-planting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 987 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fifth resident pulls candidate papers

Michael Stogner, one of seven Atherton residents who applied for appointment to a vacant City Council seat last month, has...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 4, 2013 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 987 Views

MENLO PARK

Data shows how local business slowed

Just about any way you measure it, business slowed in Menlo Park in 2009. ==I Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac.== Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andersons give major art collection to Stanford

A veritable arts district is burgeoning at Stanford University, with a new building slated to be built to house a major donation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 18, 2011 at 1:06 am | 6 comments | 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's transition team plans future

After Clark Kepler announced his retirement from day-to-day operations at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, an eight-member team...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 986 Views
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