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Saturday: Fire district centennial parade in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighting vehicles from 1862 to today will be on display Saturday, May 21, as the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 19, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on May 19, 2016 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2605 Views

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Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Coladarci dies at 96

Jane Coladarci, a mainstay of the Almanac's advertising department for most of her 30 years at the paper, died "quickly and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by John Mercer, on Jun 6, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 640 Views

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Menlo Park: How zoning changes could affect traffic, water

An environmental impact report says that if the proposed zoning changes are made, the city's M-2 area – located east...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by BadMath, on Jun 16, 2016 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1757 Views

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Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1178 Views

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Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Corvallis,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by S, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 4251 Views

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Menlo Park: Rampaging tailgater sentenced to six months in jail

After pleading no contest to felony assault with a vehicle and misdemeanor drunken driving, Victor Manuel Jop, 39, was sentenced...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bert, on Jun 30, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3128 Views

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What is the purpose of the pop up parks again?

To date I've seen remnants of two broken (plastic) chairs strewn about, lots of garbage, one homeless person completely passed...

Original post made by MenloRes on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Town involvement vs uninvolved , on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 205 Views

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Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 3163 Views

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Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1064 Views

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Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 3342 Views

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Large local firm forgets to include Israeli Flag and Name Israel on list of Olympic nation participants

Seems that FaceBook forgot to include the Israeli flag and name Israel on its list of participating nations in the Rio Olympics. FaceBook...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 240 Views

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Menlo Park: The surprising culprit behind power outage

The flash of an explosion, the sounding of a fire alarm, and the darkness of a power outage all followed in quick succession...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2762 Views

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Menlo Park is capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 554 Views

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Menlo Park: New high school will focus on technology, engineering, design

The disciplines of technology, engineering and design will be the focus of the new magnet high school set to open in the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by bruceadornato , on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 3009 Views

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Donald Trump fundraiser on the peninsula on Monday

News report in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/news/article/Trump-coming-to-Bay-Area-for-fundraiser-Monday-9187620.php Invitation...

Original post made by Don on Aug. 28, 2016
Last comment by Don, on Aug 29, 2016 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 280 Views

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Menlo Park: Celebrating her 101st birthday at Facebook

Longtime Menlo Park resident Willie Mae Jones celebrated her 101st birthday recently by spending a day at Facebook's campus...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Shameless PR stunt, on Sep 8, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

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Menlo Park: How rezoning could impact city's finances

A new fiscal impact analysis shows how plans to rezone Menlo Park's M-2 area east of U.S. 101 to allow substantial new development...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Sep 13, 2016 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

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Tonight: Council to weigh agreement with Greenheart over downtown development

Menlo Park's City Council will discuss Tuesday (Sept. 13) whether to accept a proposed agreement between the city and Greenheart...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Ellen , on Sep 13, 2016 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 823 Views

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Menlo Park: Facebook staff, community volunteers rehab houses

About 80 Facebook employees, community members and nonprofit staff with Rebuilding Together Peninsula, a nonprofit that helps...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2016
Last comment by Betsy, on Sep 15, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views
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