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Flooded Caltrain parking lot

Andrea Gemmet of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a flooded Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 2023 Views


Bay Club to run Menlo Gateway fitness center

Bay Club, a California-based country club network, plans to run the 41,000-square-foot fitness facility at Menlo Gateway,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Jan 29, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 6535 Views


Feldman's Books, Gentry magazine buildings up for sale, redevelopment

Two of Menlo Park's oldest commercial buildings — the current locations of Feldman's Books (1170 El Camino Real) and...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1054 Views


City Councilmember Office Hours

On Saturday, March 5th, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, I will be holding City Councilmember office hours at Oasis, located at 241...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 391 Views


Council incumbents will seek re-election

Menlo Park City Council members Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton have confirmed with the Almanac that they plan to run for...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by political spectrum, on Mar 15, 2016 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1129 Views


Monday: Greenheart goes to Menlo Park's Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Co. will go before the Menlo Park Planning Commission on Monday, March 21, for a public hearing of the [

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Looking forward, on Mar 18, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 570 Views


M-A student moves needle in aiding heart attack victims

Through the advocacy of Serafina Casey, a Girl Scout and sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, residents and visitors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views


MPPD named a top-three finalist in statewide police award

The Menlo Park Police Department was recognized on March 14 as one of the top three finalists for the 2016 James Q. Wilson...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 1946 Views


High Speed Rail Around the World Requires Government Subsidies

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 360 Views


Sunday: Woodside to hold another soapbox derby

The third annual Woodside Soapbox Derby, sponsored by the Woodside Recreation Committee, begins at 1 p.m. Sunday, May 15,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 14, 2016 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1396 Views


Political committees pump cash into Assembly campaigns

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Destinee, on May 24, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2590 Views


Environmental report released on Facebook's expansion plans

An environmental review says that Facebook's plan to build three 75-foot-tall buildings, adding 962,400 square feet at two...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on May 27, 2016 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 452 Views


Tonight: Hearing on Menlo Park City School District budget

The public will have a chance to comment on the proposed budget of the Menlo Park City School District at a meeting that...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2016
Last comment by WTF, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:00 pm | 2 comments | 1580 Views


Wednesday: Menlo Park Housing Commission meets on Facebook expansion

The Menlo Park Housing Commission will meet Wednesday, June 29, to talk about what Facebook should be required to contribute...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Jun 29, 2016 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1650 Views


Menlo Park extends comment deadline on general plan update

People have an additional 15 days to submit in writing what they think about the draft environmental impact report on the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by EIRs, on Jul 13, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views


TheatreWorks offers summer camp

Teens interested in a college education or professional career in theater are invited to register for TheatreWorks summer...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stage mom, on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 751 Views


Menlo Park: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on Thursday (July 14) and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 3782 Views


Guest opinion: 'Big ideas' — and follow-through — needed for downtown Menlo Park

Four years ago Menlo Park residents identified a small number of bold civic projects they believed would greatly increase...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1148 Views


Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Berg, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2123 Views


Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2410 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

Find Camps Here