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MENLO PARK

Red light cameras go live June 10 in Menlo Park

If the early data is any indicator, Menlo Park's new red-light photo enforcement program could add a lot of money to the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by shortyellow, on Mar 17, 2011 at 4:17 pm | 32 comments | 9054 Views

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Jim Lewis threatens libel lawsuit against Menlo Park, councilwoman

For the past year, Palo Alto resident Jim Lewis has become one of Menlo Park's most persistent volunteers, attending countless...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Renter, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 3248 Views

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Menlo Park fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show. Now, one resident...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Smiles, on Jun 16, 2008 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 2850 Views

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Sharon Heights county club fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show for its members,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2008
Last comment by Worried about fire danger, on Jun 24, 2008 at 12:22 am | 19 comments | 4570 Views

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John Arrillaga unveiled as Menlo Park gym donor

Palo Alto billionaire and frequent Stanford University donor John Arrillaga is offering Menlo Park some $8 million or more...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 3430 Views

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Menlo Park resident, veteran, volunteer Mike Salome dies

Menlo Park resident Mike Salome is no longer feeling cramps in his toes, a reminder of a bout with frostbite in 1944. The...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by A, on Jul 10, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 2543 Views

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Commission on board with renaming Bayfront Park after Mike Bedwell

If Menlo Park's parks and recreation commissioners get their way, Bayfront Park will have a new name as of Jan. 1: Bedwell...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by KAL TRAINS, on Jul 2, 2008 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 2202 Views

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Katie's Corner: Here comes the Sugar Shack

The Sugar Shack recently opened its doors in downtown Menlo Park. When I heard about this candy wonderland, I had to go see...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jaden, on Jul 7, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

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After 30 years on the force, Terri Molakides calls it quits

Name a position in the Menlo Park Police Department, and chances are that Terri Molakides has held it. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Jul 9, 2008 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 4132 Views

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Guest Opinion: Council needs to set aside agenda for downtown Menlo visioning project

One thing I have learned over the years is that anyone who serves on the City Council has good intentions. They just have...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 14, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 5095 Views

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Who is this man? Why is he waiting for a bus?

Our roving correspondent and ace photographer came upon a strange sight near The Almanac offices on Friday afternoon. He...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by residentII, on Jul 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2719 Views

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Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 5204 Views

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Remodeling Burgess Park for a full-sized soccer field

Menlo Park's Parks and Recreation Commission is set to decide what combination of lights, artificial turf, and natural grass...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by no on this idea, on Oct 8, 2008 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2794 Views

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Letter: Cyclist says no tunnel needed

Speaking about the City Council deliberations on the downtown visioning project, Reginald Rice says in his July 9 letter...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fiscally fit, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 16 comments | 2671 Views

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CALENDAR: Menlo Park street festival continues Sunday

Connoisseurs' Marketplace continues Sunday in downtown Menlo Park. Santa Cruz Avenue is closed to vehicles in the festival...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by HillbillyHell, on Jul 19, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views

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MP looks at quick, cheap plan to add adult-sized soccer field

The Menlo Park Parks and Recreation Commission voted 4-0 vote July 16 to move ahead with plans to fill most of the Burgess...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2008
Last comment by Reality Check Please!, on Jul 20, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 5 comments | 2875 Views

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City pays $1.48 million for police overtime

The mass exodus of police officers from the city from 2005 to 2007 took a serious toll on the understaffed police department,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 26, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 2619 Views

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Where's the excitement in Menlo Park council race?

It's almost the end of July, and there's little to no controversy on the Menlo Park City Council election front. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by voter, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 9 comments | 2613 Views

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In Business: Taking the kids to work

The challenge is eating the cake and still having it. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6592...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Great Story!, on Jul 24, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2423 Views

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Update: Len Materman named to head creek authority

Len Materman, an environmental-policy specialist, has been named the new executive director of the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Stiedel Rausch, on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views
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