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Menlo Park school district picks Maurice Ghysels as superintendent

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the elementary school district in Mountain View for five years and, for the last 10...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Interested Party, on May 26, 2012 at 6:16 pm | 104 comments | 12286 Views

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Tuesday: California cap & trade

California's cap-and-trade program, proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is the topic for a luncheon meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1503 Views

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Finding safety, family, hope

<I>"I lived in a world that at any moment could erupt into fire. It was the sort of knowledge that kept you on your toes."...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by John Straubel, on May 9, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

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United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 1751 Views

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Menlo Park's theatrical experiment

Postcards advertising musicians and comedians popped up in Menlo Park postboxes recently, bearing the city's logo in the...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by time for stamps, on May 18, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 6 comments | 1754 Views

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Burglars hit three Menlo homes in three days

A daytime burglar reportedly crept into a home in the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue through an unlocked back window on Monday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1903 Views

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Letter: Now is the time to reclaim lane on El Camino

The Menlo Park draft downtown plan environmental impact report points out that the plan will result in more congestion. Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 20, 2011 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 1603 Views

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Residents say Menlo police raided wrong house

Two East Palo Alto addresses differed only by a single number, but that number led Menlo Park police to raid the wrong house,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by East Palo Alto resident, on Jul 25, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 69 comments | 5049 Views

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Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1861 Views

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Sunday: Conference on aging at Little House

Dr. Walter Bortz of Portola Valley will be one of five speakers at the third annual Vital Aging Conference on Sunday, May...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

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Menlo Park: Man robbed in parked car

Two men allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man Friday who was sitting in his car. The duo fled in a 2006 Volvo, but didn't get...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1834 Views

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Menlo Park man robbed of wallet on Willow Road

It apparently didn't matter that a 51-year-old Menlo Park man had linked his wallet to his belt loop. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on May 24, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 2040 Views

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Letter: 'Sunk costs' rule applies to downtown plan

In your editorial of May 11, regarding the unfavorable EIR on the downtown plan, you expressed much dismay about the $1 million...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 24, 2011 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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Facebook wants city to lift lid on number of employees

Facebook's quest to swap a limit on the number of employees permitted to work at its new Menlo Park campus with a cap on...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Wondering, on Jun 3, 2011 at 4:58 pm | 6 comments | 2051 Views

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Judge: West Bay liable for 21 sewage spills

The West Bay Sanitary District has been found liable by a federal judge for 21 illegal sewage spills into creeks and sloughs...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on May 25, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 4 comments | 2186 Views

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Businesses boom and bust in Menlo Park

As businesses like Great Clips open in Menlo Park and others, such as Marche, close, you may be curious as to how often new...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by More Data Please, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1734 Views

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Editorial: Downtown between a rock and hard place

Menlo Park's already controversial downtown plan got even more so with the recent release of the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by denver example, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | 37 comments | 5948 Views

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Menlo Park pulls balancing act with budget

For years, council watchers have called for a balanced Menlo Park budget. Now they might finally get what they want, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 2017 Views

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St. Raymond Parish: 60 years and counting

In 1950, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis estate in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

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Menlo Park nixes T-Mobile cell tower in park

You can't hear me now: Menlo Park has yanked T-Mobile's application to mount a cell phone antenna on a light pole in Nealon...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by interested observer, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:34 am | 9 comments | 3092 Views
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