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Menlo Park could ban drone use in city parks

The Menlo Park City Council will consider a proposal to ban drone use in city parks. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/tonight-menlo-park-counc...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, 4 hours ago | 11 comments | 1475 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 , 10 hours ago | 1 comment | 1204 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, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 267 Views

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Menlo Park: City receives plans for 16-bed boarding house

A three-story, 16-bedroom boarding house on Willow Road could be in Menlo Park's future, according to a proposal recently...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 2884 Views

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Politifact: Trump maintains 70% LIAR ratio

Lies, mostly false or PANTS ON FIRE ratings for 69% of Trump’s claims: The PolitiFact scorecard True (4%) Mostly...

Original post made by Car wash Carl on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Office Worker, 17 hours ago | 8 comments | 240 Views

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Menlo Park: Office-housing project approved

Plans to build 17,000-square-feet of offices and 17 for-rent housing units at 650 and 660 Live Oak Ave. in Menlo Park were...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great, on Aug 22, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 4163 Views

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Trump IMPLODES on 60 Minutes

Forget that today at the RNC, a "GOP delegate Calls Trump Supporters ‘Brownshirts’ Who ‘Act Like Fascists’" http://www.mediaite.com/online/gop-delegate-calls-trump-supporter...

Original post made by Trump has mental difficulties on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Sweeping Floors, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 12 comments | 446 Views

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Menlo Park: Kepler's hosts forum Thursday on housing crisis

Kepler's Books in Menlo Park will host a forum Thursday, Aug. 18, on the housing crisis -- how high and rapidly rising housing...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 1965 Views

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Trump aide Manafort implicated in pro-Russian protests against US troops

Pelting US Marines with rocks? Trump's personal judgement is so flawed - just this example disqualifies him from even running...

Original post made by Conservative American Home on Aug. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 64 Views

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Menlo Park: Belle Haven's Cecilia Taylor to challenge council incumbents

Days before the deadline to declare candidacy for the Menlo Park City Council election in November, Belle Haven resident...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Aug 18, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1664 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 | 2346 Views

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Menlo Park: A dozen campaign yard signs go missing overnight

Twelve yard signs supporting Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller's re-election were reported stolen within hours from...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2016
Last comment by probably kids, on Aug 15, 2016 at 5:58 pm | 4 comments | 1384 Views

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Menlo Park: Men rob Trader Joe's at gunpoint

Trader Joe's employees were held at gunpoint by two men during an armed robbery of the Menlo Park store around 9:15 p.m....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:32 am | 4 comments | 4871 Views

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Did she remit the 12% transient occupancy tax

Quite a bit in other news sites including local news stations about the MP woman who Airbnbed a room in her home for a while...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Aug 12, 2016 at 6:24 pm | 4 comments | 123 Views

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Guest opinion: Fast-tracking growth in Menlo Park — the point of no return fast approaching

Waiting for our city officials' consideration and approval, two decisive environmental impact reports (EIR) are not getting...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by time for reality check, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:25 am | 39 comments | 2383 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 | 145 Views

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Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 1897 Views

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Menlo Park Council Election Speculation Thread

So the Council election filing period has apparently been open since July 18 [Clerk page- http://menlopark.org/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=300]....

Original post made by The Peninsularity on Aug. 2, 2016
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

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Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/07/20/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Berg, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 1623 Views

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West Menlo residents seek annexation by Menlo Park

Study the shape of Menlo Park, and you might wonder why there's a chunk cut out of the city's lower-middle section. Study...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Annex Yes, on Aug 1, 2016 at 9:26 am | 4 comments | 4567 Views
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