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Menlo Park: Weapons brandished along El Camino Real in two incidents, police say

Two separate disputes along El Camino Real in Menlo Park led to weapons being brandished: in one case a pistol, and in the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 5:58 pm | 26 comments | 3937 Views

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Menlo Park's new mayor has his hands full

The new mayor of Menlo Park says the city is at a unique moment, when community processes, such as the city's general plan...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 859 Views

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Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Menlo Park

Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Piney, on Dec 13, 2015 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 3931 Views

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Menlo Park has $14 million in its affordable housing fund

Menlo Park has more than $14.1 million set aside to spend on below-market-rate (BMR) housing, according to the city's annual...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Dec 12, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 2932 Views

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Woodside councilman Tom Shanahan ready to ask 'Why?'

The Woodside Town Council is a skeptical crew, but with the election in November of investment banker and former private-sector...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 3117 Views

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Facebook expands office space in Menlo Park (again)

Facebook has leased three buildings from its Menlo Park neighbor, Intuit, the finance software company behind Quickbooks...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 4102 Views

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Tis The Season To Be Jolly

During the holiday season, we all get our jollies in different ways. For the City of Menlo Park, they may get their jollies...

Original post made by Scrooge on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Dec 11, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 669 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside changes home design review process

Instead of seven Woodside residents on the Architectural and Site Review Board reviewing plans for home construction and...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Fed Up in Woodside, on Dec 11, 2015 at 6:35 am | 9 comments | 3767 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain hikes fares 50 cent each way

Caltrain commuters, prepare for your pocket change to take a hit. Caltrain announced Monday, Dec. 7, that it will raise its...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by JBrant, on Dec 9, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 11 comments | 2727 Views

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Sipping wine for a cause in Menlo Park

Santa Cruz Avenue witnessed an odd sight the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 5. The toy store, Cheeky Monkey, was filled not...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jym Clendenin, on Dec 9, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodbye, Sunset

Sunset Publication Corp. permanently vacated its offices Friday, Dec. 4. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/12/08/goodbye-sunset...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2287 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside may streamline home design review

In its first meeting since October, the Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, Dec. 8, will say goodbye to three members and...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by THERE GOES THE NEIGHBORHOOD, on Dec 9, 2015 at 9:25 am | 12 comments | 3277 Views

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Surf Air co-founder sues airline and backers for $125 million

One of the founders of Surf Air has filed a lawsuit for more than $125 million against the company, its financial backers...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2015 at 7:05 am | 57 comments | 4702 Views

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Menlo-Atherton girls fall in state volleyball title match

Weekend prep roundup: The first-ever trip to the CIF State Division I volleyball championship match for the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Go Bears, on Dec 9, 2015 at 4:58 am | 1 comment | 1506 Views

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Big day at La Entrada

Dressed up for La Entrada's eighth-grade graduation and the dance following are, from left, Emily Westerfield, Victoria Mauett...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by asdf, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:24 pm | 2 comments | 6365 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School fails in bid to dismiss tenured teacher

It's not easy to fire a teacher in California, especially one with tenure. Woodside Elementary School, a kindergarten to...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Momto3, on Dec 7, 2015 at 4:34 pm | 15 comments | 6824 Views

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Menlo Park council to conduct first downtown plan review since Measure M

The Menlo Park City Council will review tonight (Nov. 17) the city's "El Camino Real/downtown specific plan," a set of policies...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 7, 2015 at 12:43 pm | 22 comments | 3477 Views

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King tides provide preview of sea level rise

Gray water, rippling with rainfall, lapped at the banked edge of the Coyote Point waterfront at the San Francisco Bay, covering...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 6, 2015 at 7:18 pm | 6 comments | 3127 Views

MENLO PARK

T-Mobile plans six cell towers in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Planning Commission approved T-Mobile's request to mount a cellphone antenna inside a flag pole at 2400 Sand...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 6, 2015 at 5:42 pm | 19 comments | 3318 Views

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Rich Cline selected as Menlo Park mayor

Menlo Park City Councilman Rich Cline was selected by his fellow council members Tuesday, Dec. 1, to bear the title of mayor...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Just the facts, on Dec 5, 2015 at 8:25 pm | 4 comments | 3275 Views
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