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MENLO PARK

Flags mark 9/11

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Samuel, on Sep 11, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Union influence key issue in Menlo fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Double Standard, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 3030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three vehicles burglarized near Alpine Inn

==B Police calls== from Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14390...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Axl Rose, on Sep 10, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 3 comments | 1439 Views

ATHERTON

Presidential visits: Atherton plans to charge hosts for costs of extra police protection

Here's a heads-up for Atherton residents: If you plan to host a fundraiser for Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton or any other future...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 6 comments | 6540 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Menlo Park housing plan workshop

If you missed your chance to get in on the housing plan action in Menlo Park during the last update, you've got another opportunity...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 10, 2013 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 927 Views

MENLO PARK

Removed barrier frees steelhead to migrate

Representatives of federal, state and local agencies on Thursday announced the elimination of a 105-year-old barrier in a...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by PT, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:10 am | 6 comments | 1606 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Community holds party at Belle Haven Pool

A picture-perfect poolside party was held at the Belle Haven Pool in Menlo Park on Sunday, Sept. 8, designed to make the...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 10, 2013 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1542 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park commission reviews downtown/El Camino Real specific plan

Tonight, the Menlo Park Planning Commission kicks off the city's review of its new downtown/El Camino Real specific plan....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 6 comments | 1153 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission to review specific plan

Those demanding that Menlo Park review the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan can take heart -- the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:48 pm | 43 comments | 2870 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: County misled public about its finances

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury issued a report July 22 that says the county did not publicly report the true condition...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 5082 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County manager John Maltbie responds to grand jury report on budgets

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14067 posted Monday, July 22, 2013, 3:50 PM...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Taxpayer, on Sep 9, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Nak's Oriental Market to stay open

Good news. Nak's Oriental Market — Menlo Park's last downtown mom-and-pop grocery store — will stay in business....

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by shira, on Sep 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 8 comments | 7966 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Hot food at farmers' market

As Portola Valley's Thursday afternoon farmers' market heads into its first fall season, an expansion is coming: the market...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2013
Last comment by mollie, on Sep 9, 2013 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Has anyone noticed the city "Brain Drain"?

Has anyone noticed the moving on of veteran city staff? Not retirements. Moving on to bigger, better, more lucrative cities....

Original post made by Long Time Menlo Man on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 8, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

MENLO PARK

Roger Reynolds Nursery closes after 97 years

After 97 years in the same location in Menlo Park, Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop "has closed its doors for the last...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Digger, on Sep 8, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 25 comments | 4238 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Nak's Oriental Market fights for its life

After nearly five decades of selling groceries, Nak's Oriental Market in Menlo Park is struggling to stay in business despite...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by John Peery, on Sep 7, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 18 comments | 4390 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook starts building second Menlo Park campus

Facebook has broken ground on its second campus in Menlo Park, which was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry to resemble...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by interesting, on Sep 7, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2293 Views

MENLO PARK

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14072 ==B recuperate==], the...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Anne, on Sep 7, 2013 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 1578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest article: CDC says Lyme disease is much bigger risk than previously thought

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently reported that Lyme disease is a much more significant health...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by barb, on Sep 7, 2013 at 6:50 am | 1 comment | 7998 Views
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