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Intelligence or Insanity

Nowadays we hear a lot about Smart Phones, Smart Cars and a variety of innovative, creative methods of solving problems with...

Original post made by Observer on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Need for change, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 748 Views


Menlo Park police ask dry cleaner customers to review charges

Menlo Park police are asking customers who used Menalto Cleaners to review credit card statements and receipts for the past...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 2896 Views


Gift or Trade?

John Arillaga made a fortune converting some of the world’s finest farmland in the Santa Clara Valley into the urban sprawl...

Original post made by Susan Lacoste on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Blight, on Oct 23, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 642 Views


Almanac endorsement: Menlo Park City Council race

With six candidates running for three seats, we believe that the incumbents are the best choices in the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 29, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 2763 Views


Menlo Park: Work starts on Belle Haven's garden

There's one construction project in Menlo Park that may be expected to proceed with no drama and even a helping hand from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2046 Views


SJ Mercury: Menlo Park mayor says DA asked him to back off from Measure M probe

You can read this article from the SJ Mercury at: Title: Menlo Park mayor says DA asked him to back off from Measure...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 602 Views


District Attorney assigns investigator on Measure M election

The Daily Post has an article in today's edition (11-21-2014) Page 4, that an inspector has been assigned to probe the Measure...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by any new information, on Nov 30, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 1 comment | 548 Views


Sunrise Sunset

As we approach the Winter Solstice the following may be of interest: Earliest Sunset of 2014: December 5-7 the sun sets...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 6, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 536 Views


Woman arrested for alleged stabbing in Menlo Park

A 62-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by an ex-girlfriend after an argument in Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7, according...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 8, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2523 Views


Two arbitration processes for police misconduct cases

The two unions representing the city's police officers will have two different procedures for handling appeals of disciplinary...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2014
Last comment by You've got to be kidding, on Dec 9, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1439 Views


Residents, public agencies stockpiling sand before storm

A flash flood watch and high wind warning have been issued by the National Weather Service in advance of the storm expected...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 10, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 3181 Views


Cover story: War is hell

Woodside resident and former mayor Nat Landes has many military medals sitting on a bookshelf in his living room that recognize...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 3085 Views


Holiday Fund: Menlo's JobTrain helps thousands gain job skills

<I>Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit JobTrain in Menlo Park. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by Russell Pyne, on Dec 13, 2014 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views


Tonight: Changes to Menlo Park's heritage tree ordinance discussed

Improving replacement tree planting and survival rates, and better protecting the city's heritage trees, are three of the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 17, 2014 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views


Starvation Wages

Could someone tell me why the City of Menlo Park continues to pay starvation wages to its entry level employees? Job postings...

Original post made by Survivor on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Only a matter of time, on Dec 18, 2014 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 610 Views


Traffic Lights Out in Menlo

We drove through three intersections with the traffic lights out this afternoon. How many are out? Is this related to the...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 19, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 455 Views


Menlo Park: Interim public works director now permanent

Jesse Quirion, who has been filling in as interim public works director for Menlo Park for about six months, has now been...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael Meyer, on Dec 30, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2234 Views


Homicide suspect turns up in Menlo Park

A missing license plate led Menlo Park police to arrest a man suspected of homicide in Merced County. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by DD, on Jan 7, 2015 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 3222 Views


North Fair Oaks: Two arrested in connection with burglary

Two Redwood City residents were arrested Tuesday (Jan. 20) in connection with a series of crimes in North Fair...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2015
Last comment by EChilberg, on Jan 21, 2015 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2733 Views


Menlo Park: iPhone heist alleged at Facebook headquarters

Approximately 30 iPhones ended up in a silver Lexus rather than remaining in storage at Facebook headquarters on Friday,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by KW, on Jan 26, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 1 comment | 3668 Views
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