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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teachers endorse Ackerman and Saywell for school board

Hi my name is Vincent Lopez. I have taught in MPCSD for nine years; I currently teach third grade at Oak Knoll in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Menlo Park Education Association on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 368 Views

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Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for City Council

Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Impressed, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 634 Views

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Tuesday: Should food truck event move to Menlo Park Civic Center?

When the Menlo Park City Council meets Oct. 11, it will discuss whether the city should lease space in the Civic Center...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 12, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1227 Views

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Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens Monday

Menlo Park City School District students, squeezed by 40 percent enrollment growth in the past 11 years, should get some...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by O'Connor Resident, on Oct 16, 2016 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 2458 Views

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Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2463 Views

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Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) board put my potential appointment as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Here is the other post, on Oct 23, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 776 Views

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Menlo Park. Many Neighborhoods. One City.

I am so honored that my city would give almost 30% of its votes to me, an unknown, with no money, from the other side of...

Original post made by Cecilia Taylor on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 237 Views

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TechLoop breakin and robbery

Why no story from the Almanac on this Santa Cruz Ave store robbed Sunday morning?...

Original post made by whatever on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2016 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 302 Views

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Menlo Park: Laurel third-grader is state chess champ

Laurel School third-grader Shawnak Shivakumar is the new third-grade California state champion chess player. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 3368 Views

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Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 4483 Views

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Menlo Park: Undercover surveillance, home video leads to burglary arrests

Due to undercover police surveillance and a home video security system, two juveniles suspected in several burglaries in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tricia, on Dec 20, 2016 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views

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Guest opinion: Greenheart project a real enhancement to downtown

The Station 1300 mixed-use development proposal for El Camino Real is a welcome modernization of our downtown. It is a definite...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Judy Horst, on Dec 26, 2016 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1741 Views

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At long last, Menlo Park's BBC holds 'soft,' stealth opening

On the morning of Dec. 23, a passerby peeped through the window of the British Bankers Club, then entered the building. A...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jay, on Dec 30, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 10842 Views

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Police calls: Thieves bust in front doors in four Menlo Park home burglaries

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/01/10/police-calls-front-doors-broken-thr...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Dennis J. Oliver, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 6196 Views

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Menlo Park meeting Wednesday on flood-control project

The agency charged with improving flood protection around San Francisquito Creek is preparing for its next ambitious project...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Who is in the lead?, on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2299 Views

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Menlo Park: E. Gary Smith sentencing postponed again

The sentencing and restitution hearing for Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed once more, at the request of Mr. Smith's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by mkk, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 2521 Views

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Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 20, 2017 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 536 Views

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Menlo Park: Short-term rentals for secondary units still OK

People who rent out their secondary housing units for fewer than 30 days will be able to continue to do so, until the council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Jan 31, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 1168 Views

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Herbicide to be sprayed at Sharon Park on Feb 14

Anyone know anything about Espalande EZ a non selective herbicide? It's scheduled to be sprayed on the wooded natural area...

Original post made by concerned on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 120 Views

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Man sues Menlo Park, alleges racial profiling in arrest

A man who was arrested by Menlo Park police in August 2015 and held for 48 hours in the San Mateo County jail has filed a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dancing, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2068 Views
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