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New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations

The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, 2 hours ago | 12 comments | 2725 Views

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Police calls: Girlfriend robbed, broker threatened

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Atherton and Woodside. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/01/16/police-calls-girlfriend-robbed-broker-threatened...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Lselkins, 2 hours ago | 1 comment | 973 Views

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Charity soccer tournament set for Jan. 19

Soccer players of all ages and levels are invited to play in a charity tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Sacred Heart Schools...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2019
Last comment by Tgoode, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 517 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park reviews grade separations, library improvements

To launch a new year and a majority-new City Council, Menlo Park's council meeting scheduled tonight (Jan. 15) will waste...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2019
Last comment by kbehroozi, 10 hours ago | 5 comments | 1113 Views

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Monday: Public hearing on potential environmental impacts of 92-foot-tall building in Menlo Park

A 260,000-square-foot, five-story research and development building proposed by Tarlton Properties at 1350 Adams Court in...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by OB Bobby Johnson, on Jan 14, 2019 at 4:28 pm | 4 comments | 2715 Views

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Gas-powered leaf blowers banned in Portola Valley

A ban on the use of gasoline-powered leaf blowers in Portola Valley will take effect in two years after the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by David B, on Jan 14, 2019 at 12:27 pm | 20 comments | 2438 Views

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Community celebrates Bears' victory with Saturday festivities

Victory was theirs -- and then they partied. In fact, the community partied with them on Saturday to celebrate the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by The Great American Game, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 1770 Views

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Public outcry prompts further scrutiny for prominent redwoods

About 30 local residents showed up at Menlo Park City Hall for a public forum on Tuesday, expressing strong opposition to...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Jan 10, 2019 at 8:16 am | 10 comments | 3645 Views

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Recently digitized city photographs illuminate a Menlo Park of yesteryear

"It started, honestly, as office clean up," said Thomas Rogers, principal planner at the city of Menlo Park. He was speaking...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Been There, on Jan 9, 2019 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

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Tuesday: Public forum set on plan to fell El Camino redwoods

For residents who are concerned about the future of seven redwood trees sentenced to be cut down near the corner of El Camino...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by whatever , on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:03 am | 8 comments | 2576 Views

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Year in review: A rough-and-tumble 2018 for the Menlo fire district

The year 2018 was a challenging one for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, with criticism from a county grand jury,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 8, 2019 at 4:37 pm | 26 comments | 1786 Views

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Menlo Park: City seeks feedback on Ravenswood, Caltrain track separation plan

The city of Menlo Park is seeking feedback on a draft report that has been released addressing the complex question of what...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jan 7, 2019 at 12:40 pm | 58 comments | 5677 Views

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Picnickers injured by fallen tree branch sue Menlo College

A San Bruno family has filed a lawsuit against Menlo College seeking more than $2.5 million in damages after a woman and...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2019
Last comment by Danielle B, on Jan 6, 2019 at 2:21 pm | 7 comments | 2602 Views

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Guest opinion: Who is Menlo Park? The answer is in our values

A lot of people talk about Menlo Park as if we're collectively headed to hell in a handbasket. I don't see it that way. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Jan 6, 2019 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 528 Views

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Menlo Park: City recruiting for volunteer commissioners

The city of Menlo Park is recruiting applicants for its Complete Streets, Environmental Quality and Planning commissions...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1369 Views

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2018 in review: Summing up a year of change in Menlo Park

The year 2018 has been one of change in Menlo Park, characterized by growing skepticism as the city has been forced to reckon...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2018
Last comment by Happy Menlo Parker, on Jan 5, 2019 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 4344 Views

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Locals protest planned felling of seven redwoods

The clock is ticking for seven redwoods situated near one of Menlo Park's busiest intersections, El Camino Real and Ravenswood...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2019
Last comment by Arborist, on Jan 5, 2019 at 7:09 pm | 25 comments | 4822 Views

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Menlo Park: New mayor's priorities include affordable housing, Caltrain track separation plan

As Menlo Park's mayor for the coming year, Ray Mueller will play a role in shaping what gets put on the City Council's agenda...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jan 4, 2019 at 8:11 am | 53 comments | 4105 Views

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Menlo Park firm developing device to stop postpartum bleeding

At a nondescript office nestled on Edison Way in North Fair Oaks, a small company is hard at work developing a medical device...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2018
Last comment by SaraMP, on Jan 2, 2019 at 11:53 am | 2 comments | 4154 Views

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Guest opinion: Who is Menlo Park? The answer is in our values

Like many cities in the Bay Area, Menlo Park faces some daunting challenges, from income disparities to traffic congestion....

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Dec 24, 2018 at 10:58 am | 16 comments | 3310 Views
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