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Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Wheezer, on Jul 31, 2015 at 8:00 am | 5 comments | 689 Views

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Menlo Park resident converts yard to drought-tolerant in two days

Menlo Park resident Ashlee Bentley has redone her front yard on Mills Street, replacing her 1,000-square-foot front lawn...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Jul 30, 2015 at 7:13 pm | 16 comments | 3573 Views

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Menlo street festival: If you liked it or not, chamber wants to hear

The management of the Connoisseurs' Marketplace, Menlo Park's recent annual midsummer art and wine festival, would like...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by George C. Fisher, on Jul 30, 2015 at 3:40 pm | 22 comments | 2158 Views

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Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 2331 Views

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Menlo water district: average home users will see 35% hike in bill

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jul 30, 2015 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 157 Views

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Menlo Park: Execs exit two top city posts

Assistant City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson will retire effective July 31 and Finance Director Drew Corbett will leave...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by The Truth, on Jul 28, 2015 at 9:22 pm | 13 comments | 1701 Views

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Atherton, Menlo Park: PG&E says hundreds of trees near gas pipelines may be removed

More than 130 Menlo Park and Atherton property owners should soon receive letters from PG&E saying up to 1,400 trees near...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 28, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 3910 Views

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Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Richard Robinson, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 2912 Views

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Menlo renews contract for red-light cameras

City will add a fifth camera at Chilco and Bayfront Expressway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14530...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenson, on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 13 comments | 2113 Views

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Menlo Park water district rate changes approved

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

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Hearing on Menlo Park water rate increase

Menlo Park wants to change the way it charges for water, and the change would result in a nearly 30 percent increase for...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2015
Last comment by Or better yet, on Jul 21, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 5 comments | 1886 Views

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July 18-19: Connoisseurs' Marketplace returns to downtown Menlo Park

A new Culinary Arts Corner will feature demonstrations by 10 Bay Area chefs at the 29th annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 21, 2015 at 12:29 pm | 7 comments | 1447 Views

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Planning Commission meeting on Facebook development proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight will consider a proposal by Facebook to develop its 58-acre third campus with...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Jul 19, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 13 comments | 2980 Views

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Bald eagle spotted in Woodside

Jeff Degnan, who lives on Canada Road in Woodside, saw this bald eagle over his house today (July 5). His daughter Emily...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Southbound 280, on Jul 15, 2015 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 1876 Views

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Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed June 18 while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2015 at 11:11 pm | 67 comments | 7824 Views

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Menlo Gateway unveils plan for 250-room hotel in Menlo Park

The view from the Bayshore Freeway in Menlo Park may be about to change: Developer David Bohannon, hotel partner in hand...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2015 at 9:07 pm | 33 comments | 6787 Views

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A page from our history

Former U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham bought a 380-acre property east of the railroad tracks in Menlo Park from the estate of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 12, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1576 Views

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Police calls: Tools stolen from locked storage containers in Ladera

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside, West Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by deep research , on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views

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Heroin ring has ties to Menlo Park, police say

Bay Area law enforcement agencies have arrested the alleged leader and three alleged co-conspirators in a heroin distribution...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 9, 2015 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 3272 Views

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Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2909 Views
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