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Menlo Park: Pensions discussions on council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss what it should do about its pension obligations at its meeting scheduled...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by pay it forward, 2 hours ago | 3 comments | 711 Views

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Historical Association hosts celebration of Armistice Day centennial on Sunday

This Sunday, Nov. 11, will mark 100 years since the end of World War I, and 80 years of Fremont Park's existence in Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by J Neene, 22 hours ago | 6 comments | 650 Views

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Menlo fire staff wants aerial maps of district

Menlo Park fire officials have an interest in mapping areas vulnerable to burning in the fire district. Technologies for...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by MAC, on Nov 13, 2018 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 983 Views

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Menlo Park Police Department names new commander

The Menlo Park Police Department has hired a new police commander, Rich Struckman, who was scheduled to start Tuesday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Yup, on Nov 12, 2018 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1324 Views

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Menlo Park City Council: Taylor, Combs and Nash leading

Preliminary election night results show that Menlo Park City Council candidates Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy Nash...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 40 comments | 7747 Views

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Dumbarton rail project to get full environmental, fiscal analysis

In a sharp acceleration of a project that has for decades lurched through planning processes that haven't gone anywhere,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 2007 Views

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Menlo Planning Bonus Misapplied in Hampton Inn Case

This correspondence addresses the concept of “Public Benefit,” more specifically, just how much Public Benefit does the...

Original post made by Fred Rose on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Linda Sadunas, on Nov 7, 2018 at 5:09 pm | 18 comments | 846 Views

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Letter: Betsy Nash for Menlo Park City Council

As an Oak Knoll parent, I support Betsy Nash for Menlo Park City Council, District 4. I appreciate her progressive political...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 6, 2018 at 10:01 am | 5 comments | 310 Views

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Park Forest continues to oppose 1704 ECR Project

The following public comments were made to the Planning Commission this evening: November 5, 2018 The 1704 ECR Project ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2018
There are no comments yet. 96 Views

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On the right track

Longtime Almanac readers may have a feeling of deja vu reading about 13-year-old car racing phenom Jesse Love of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2018
Last comment by Roland Kelly, on Nov 4, 2018 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

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Menlo Park: Red-light camera contract extended to allow in-depth evaluation

Red-light cameras in Menlo Park, and the vendor that supplies and operates them, Redflex, will be getting a closer look...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 3, 2018 at 6:18 pm | 34 comments | 2285 Views

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Petition be circulated to Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone

Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone The ECR NE-L District is located on the east side of El Camino...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 93 Views

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Facebook plans new bus stop to meet growing transit needs

Facebook is proposing to build a new bus stop to better accommodate the significant number of buses and trams it uses to...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2018
Last comment by Facebag, on Nov 1, 2018 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1674 Views

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Caltrain strikes car stuck in traffic at Ravenswood Avenue rail crossing

A woman sustained minor injuries after the car she was driving was struck by a train at the Ravenswood Avenue rail crossing...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2018
Last comment by Calypso41, on Oct 31, 2018 at 7:38 pm | 43 comments | 4777 Views

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La Entrada Middle School floods after water main break

A water main break near La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park on Thursday, Oct. 25, flooded classrooms, including a new...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Angela Swartz, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 31, 2018 at 1:59 pm | 4 comments | 2583 Views

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Hotel developer, neighbors must compromise, commissioners say

After spending years redesigning plans for a proposed Hampton Inn hotel at 1704 El Camino Real in Menlo Park in response...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 31, 2018 at 1:24 pm | 21 comments | 1353 Views

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Menlo Park council approves interim city manager contract

The Menlo Park City Council on Monday approved a contract with Starla Jerome-Robinson to serve as interim city manager. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 30, 2018 at 3:22 pm | 3 comments | 1577 Views

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Belle Haven structure fire quickly extinguished

A fire at a single-story home on Chilco Street in Menlo Park Saturday afternoon was extinguished in about 15 minutes, according...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2018
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 29, 2018 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

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Menlo Park: Council candidates have raised more than $75,000 for November election

As one of two incumbents running for a third term on the Menlo Park City Council, Mayor Peter Ohtaki has raised the most...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 29, 2018 at 11:29 am | 16 comments | 3184 Views

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A roundup of election stories

The Almanac has published a number of stories about local races over the past few weeks. We've gathered our efforts here...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by (wo)menlo Voter., on Oct 27, 2018 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 4281 Views
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Couples: Philosophy of Love
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,373 views

Trials of My Grandmother
By Aldis Petriceks | 1 comment | 908 views

Lakes and Larders (part 2)
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 140 views