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Tonight: Menlo council may break from mayoral policy

When Kelly Fergusson resigned as mayor of Menlo Park a mere four days after being elected, the roar of the power vacuum could...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1623 Views


Lingering questions over Brown Act violation

Although the district attorney's office concluded Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did not commit a misdemeanor by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by jane, on Feb 9, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1506 Views


Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2075 Views


Zuckerberg speaks to Belle Haven grads

Families of approximately 75 eighth-graders graduating from the K-8 Belle Haven School in Menlo Park got a surprise Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by jk, on Jun 12, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 10 comments | 1877 Views


Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1446 Views


Good Samaritan saves day planner

A man got a mysterious call from a stranger in Menlo Park, who said she'd found his day planner abandoned by the side of...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1226 Views


Menlo eyes eight possible sites for one club well

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's dream for one public well to water its private golf course now has eight chances...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1245 Views


The right to remain silent

Quiz time: You get a "traffic violation notice" from the Menlo Park police department in the mail saying you must identify...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by RogerJ, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:09 am | 10 comments | 3025 Views


Postal Service to move out of main Menlo office

==B Update:== The U.S. Postal Service plans to move its operations out of its main Menlo Park post office at 3875 Bohannon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Homer Boushey, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 10 comments | 1550 Views


BBC's liquor license indefinitely suspended

Until another owner takes over operations at the landmark British Bankers Club, at the corner of El Camino Real and Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Rich Business Man, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 1851 Views


New home rising in Menlo Park

The new home of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg near downtown Menlo Park starts to take shape. ==I Almanac...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 27, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 2210 Views


Huge tree falls in Menlo Park

A huge stone pine tree fell at about 6 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the corner of Sharon Park Drive and Warner Range Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 10 comments | 1815 Views


Incumbent Fergusson joins council race

And then there were two: Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson has joined the 2012 race for Menlo Park City Council. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 30, 2012 at 7:47 pm | 10 comments | 2893 Views


Menlo Park hires interim chief

Veteran police chief Lee Violett will step in as departing Menlo Park chief Bryan Roberts steps out, the city announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 1638 Views


Car strikes pedestrian on El Camino Real

A car struck an 85-year-old man crossing El Camino Real on late Tuesday morning, Menlo Park police said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 5, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 2148 Views


Menlo Park hires investigator to review gymnastics program

Menlo Park has hired an independent investigator to review the city's gymnastics program, multiple sources told the Almanac...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Erin Glanville, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 2394 Views


Letter: CalPERs increase could cost $3 million

CalPERS, (the California Public Employees' Retirement System) is on the brink of raising its required contribution rates...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 10 comments | 2050 Views


Joe Biden drops by Menlo Park

Caption for photo in print edition: Read the full story here posted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Larry Wallace, on Jun 20, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1341 Views


How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Patricia, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:28 pm | 10 comments | 12576 Views


Reconstructing Hillview playing field

Turf that for only a few months covered the playing field at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park is being carted away as...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 6888 Views
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