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MENLO PARK

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 | 2435 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 | 2633 Views

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Menlo Park: Downtown, El Camino specific plan up for review

The specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor is undergoing its second periodic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

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Jane Knoerle is moving, but not retiring

Most Almanac readers can't remember a time when Jane Knoerle didn't work for the paper. That's probably because Ms. Knoerle...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by linda tarter clark, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 702 Views

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First Block of Woodland Closed On Two Sides

Why is the first block of Woodland Ave closed? The police have it blocked off and it looks like maybe there's some doper...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 390 Views

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what's up doc?

Why oh why was the bunny story blocked and previous comments deleted? Was it the publisher's rabbit? Was the rabbit intended...

Original post made by whatever on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 413 Views

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Guest opinion: Embracing our past and our neighbors

This past week news stories have circulated relating to the closure of Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park, and a group of residents...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by different, on Sep 23, 2015 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 765 Views

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Stanford's Latest ECR Plan

I received the following link via the Stanford Report email newsletter -- the new plan will be presented to the city of Menlo...

Original post made by Gern on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 422 Views

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Saturday morning: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Local cyclists of all ages are invited to attend a "unity" bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 17, starting at the McNeil Family...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Oct 16, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 912 Views

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People: The story behind Menlo Park's Legion of Honor recipient

Walter Jaye and his wife Diana seem, at first, like many other couples in Menlo Park. The two met over a game of bridge...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by ann haley, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2403 Views

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Education leader Margaret Draper dies

Margaret "Marge" Draper, a 40-year Menlo Park resident and a former member of the Menlo Park City School District Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Marilyn Wong, on Nov 9, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

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Feature story: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's past

Two years ago, Fran Dehn, president of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, saw a gap in books about Menlo Park history. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2358 Views

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Menlo Park offers extended free parking hours downtown, for holidays and beyond

From Thanksgiving Day through Jan. 4, 2016, downtown Menlo Park will reward holiday season visitors with relaxed parking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by what is new, on Nov 12, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

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Galway, Ireland, to become Menlo Park's first 'Sister City'

Bo Crane, a former Menlo Park resident, held up his phone to the microphone at the podium of the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Irish American, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views

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Picture this: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's past

Two years ago, Fran Dehn, president of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, saw a gap in books about Menlo Park history. Yes,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Colleen Flood, on Dec 2, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 863 Views

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Saturday: Menlo Park Library book sale

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library will hold a one-day holiday book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2015
Last comment by A. Lee, on Dec 3, 2015 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 958 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 | 2023 Views

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Facebook, Little House give to senior center

Red umbrellas hung festively from the ceiling of the Menlo Park Senior Center while the girl scouts of Beechwood Elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Dec 24, 2015 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1602 Views

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Police calls: Thieves get away with $180,000 in copper cable

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/01/06/police-calls-thieves-get-away-with-180000-in-copper-cable...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1857 Views

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'Kiss your Partner, Hug a Tree'

If you walk into the Ceci Wong jewelry store or the Kicks shoe shop in downtown Menlo Park, you might see a sterling silver...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views
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