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Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail

Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, 17 hours ago | 2 comments | 960 Views


Suspect in 2011 murder of Menlo Park teen to answer charges

A former East Palo Alto man charged with the murder of 19-year-old Cate Fisher of Menlo Park in 2011 was held to answer on...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2019
Last comment by Tom, on Oct 11, 2019 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2155 Views


Enrollment dip continues in local schools

Enrollment has dipped again this year in local elementary school districts, which is mostly attributable to families moving...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 11, 2019 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 2022 Views


Facebook announces plan to fund new Belle Haven Library and community center

Facebook officials introduced plans to fund a "state-of-the-art" community center in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by a real opportunity , on Oct 10, 2019 at 4:50 am | 12 comments | 3185 Views


Guest opinion: Our dire downtown Menlo Park

When visitors come to see me in my offices in downtown Menlo Park, they often remark that they're surprised to see how rundown...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Big imrpovements, on Oct 7, 2019 at 5:59 am | 36 comments | 3114 Views


Sheriff's office locates missing woman with Alzheimer's disease

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has located a 69-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1624 Views


Willow/U.S. 101 interchange project complete

The Caltrans project to rebuild the highway interchange at Willow Road and U.S. 101 has been completed. The project's completion...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by BarriersNeeded, on Oct 5, 2019 at 9:45 am | 8 comments | 1745 Views


Menlo Park: Police searching for armed man who threatened Caltrans workers

Bayfront Expressway was shut down for more than an hour Wednesday after a man allegedly brandished a machete and knife at...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2133 Views


Protesters at Facebook mourn loss of man who died by suicide and demand answers

A week after a Facebook employee died by suicide at company headquarters, people gathered at the social media giant's "thumb...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by How do we know, on Oct 2, 2019 at 1:36 pm | 14 comments | 17129 Views


Man seeking to buy marijuana robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park

An East Palo Alto man was robbed at gunpoint at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he was held up by two men during a marijuana sale...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Go to the store!, on Oct 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 2907 Views


Menlo Park, Atherton councils meet over emergency responses and traffic

Menlo Park and Atherton may share a border, but it wasn't until last evening (Sept. 24) that the two city councils governing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lyle Lanley, on Sep 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 3672 Views


Plan to replace Pope-Chaucer Bridge flows ahead

A regional effort to protect homes from the San Francisquito Creek surged ahead Thursday, when the agency charged with bolstering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by henry fox, on Sep 27, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1795 Views


Fire officials urge caution during 'extreme fire weather'

The National Weather Service has issued a “Red Flag Warning” from tonight (Sept. 23) through Wednesday morning for counties...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Mr Green, on Sep 24, 2019 at 10:14 pm | 2 comments | 1428 Views


Menlo Park man facing 11 sexual assault charges

A 38-year-old Menlo Park man has been charged with 11 sexual assault offenses that could result in life in prison if he is...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2019
Last comment by Aptos Resident, on Sep 24, 2019 at 9:59 am | 4 comments | 5535 Views


Screening Wed. Sept. 25th of "Cinema Paradiso" to honor the Menlo Park Guild theater and its staff

Menlo Park's 90+ yr. old movie theater, the Guild, is closing Thurs. Sept. 26th to make way to a new Guild that will focus...

Original post made by Judy A on Sep. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 111 Views


Golden Acorn Awards ceremony recognizes dedicated community leaders

Community leaders and public servants were recognized on Sept. 19 for their distinct contributions to the community of Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 23, 2019 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1827 Views


Guest opinion: Learning our history, raising our consciousness, leveling the ground

A huge thank you to The Almanac and Kate Bradshaw for the important and well-researched series, "Uneven Ground: How unequal...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Melissa Lukin, on Sep 21, 2019 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 1171 Views


Man jumps from Menlo Park building in apparent suicide

A man jumped off the fourth floor of a building, possibly on the Facebook campus, in the 100 block of Jefferson Drive at...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by resident, on Sep 19, 2019 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3141 Views


Menlo Park man shot, killed when 'illegal transaction' evolves into dispute

A man shot when an "illegal transaction" evolved into a dispute in East Palo Alto died two days later, marking the city's...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Can you help, on Sep 19, 2019 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2286 Views


Menlo Park school district bond refinancing saves $3.7 million

The Menlo Park City School District will save taxpayers over $3.7 million by refinancing its voter-approved bonds. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Sep 18, 2019 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1510 Views
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