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Celebration of an eclectic neighborhood

Cafe Zoe has become a gathering place in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, shaped by the disparate influences of the community...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Carolyn Kennedy, on Mar 1, 2010 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1418 Views


Menlo Park to fund five more Habitat homes

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved providing funding to help Habitat for Humanity buy and renovate...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views


Shots fired into home with children inside

Police are searching for two men suspected of firing shots into a Menlo Park apartment that was occupied by four children...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by vic, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1220 Views


Tuesday: Council to review projects, fees

Menlo Park's City Council will review proposals to hire a high-speed rail consultant and to study how to limit methane emissions...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by TOM H, on Mar 9, 2010 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views


Bohannon offers peek at survey

David Bohannon has disclosed to The Almanac the results of a public opinion poll his company commissioned regarding a land...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dat Smells, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views


Night lights at M-A would be temporary

The governing board of the high school district has asked the staff to proceed with an investigation into the logistics of...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by Sunshine1, on Mar 19, 2010 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views


City weighs changes to downtown parking

Menlo Park has plenty of parking spaces in its downtown area, but many business owners and customers say they're frustrated...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 20, 2010 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 1223 Views


Let's play gas price!

Ever notice that the four gas stations on El Camino in Menlo Park from Middle to Valpariso seem to always have the same gas...

Original post made by collusion on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1201 Views


Students remember classmate who took her life

Grief-stricken friends, relatives and teachers mourned and lamented the death of 16-year-old Ophylia Mona Lisa Afuhaamango...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by scrap, on Mar 24, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views


People: New rector at Trinity Church

The Rev. Michael Spillane will lead holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park as the 16th rector in the church's 123-year...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dejha Elena Harris, on Apr 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1668 Views


Police report string of property crimes

Criminals got away with goods and cash valued at around $18,000 in a string of Menlo Park property crimes between March 26...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by what security!, on Apr 7, 2010 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views


Noted speakers for Earth Day/Week

Trinity Church will host speakers on Sunday, April 18th and April 25th, from 9:30am - 10:20am, as part of their Earth Day/Week...

Original post made by Haydi Sowerwine on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Apr 16, 2010 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views


The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views


Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views


Elections 2010:Yoriko Kishimoto: living the dream

Note: This is one in a series of stories on candidates for the state Assembly's 21st District seat in the June 8 Democratic...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on May 4, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views


Saturday: Mental health conference at Menlo Pres

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is hosting a community mental health conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Erica Rader, on May 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views


Menlo plan receives 'Grand Boulevard' award

A plan in the works for Menlo Park's city center has received an award from the Grand Boulevard Initiative, a collaboration...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on May 13, 2010 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views


Letter: Time to rethink the parking structures

I live in Menlo Park and have gone to the latest downtown planning meeting. I have a copy of the draft plan and was noticing...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by fan of the town, on May 19, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views


Water rates rising for Menlo residents

Water rates for customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District are set to rise at an even steeper rate than in recent...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on May 20, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views


Alternatives Analysis Meeting; June 1, Burgess Park Rec.Center

Here's a reminder for Bay Area Mid-Peninsula residents. Menlo Park is hosting one of the frequent Alternatives Analysis...

Original post made by Martin Engel on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 26, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1123 Views
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