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MENLO PARK

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 | 1840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods

The roots for one of the area's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2019
Last comment by Barbara, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 390 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park fire district to expand services

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold two dedication ceremonies Monday, coinciding with the expansion of services...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2019 at 10:03 am | 15 comments | 2163 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2708 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1897 Views

FICTION

Three households recognized for welcoming native plants, critters

While Portola Valley is not Eden for the plants that dwell there -- they do have pathogens to contend with -- the yards of...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
Last comment by Friend of Woodside, on Jan 8, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1478 Views

FICTION

New year brings with it plenty of new laws

A slew of new laws that went into effect on Jan. 1 -- from bills addressing gender issues to new rules banning gun ownership...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1242 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada school floods for second time in five weeks

A water main break at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park on Nov. 29 flooded the campus for the second time in five weeks,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2019
There are no comments yet. 691 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 5906 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2679 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 538 Views

SPORTS

'Little Free Library' boxes coming to more Menlo Park neighborhoods

The Menlo Park Library is launching a new pilot program to partner with local homeowners to boost residents' access to books....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2019
There are no comments yet. 3059 Views

MENLO PARK

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. 1599 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4581 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4934 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Recycled-water irrigation coming to Menlo golf course

The West Bay Sanitary District has begun construction of a 500,000-gallons-per-day wastewater recycling facility on the grounds...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2018
Last comment by Jeny de St Georges, on Jan 5, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air returns to San Carlos Airport

Surf Air is back at the San Carlos Airport. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/10/29/surf-air-returns-to-san-carlos-airport...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 5, 2019 at 9:19 am | 32 comments | 2528 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Measure W passes with razor-thin margin

Measure W, a half-cent sales tax in San Mateo County, barely cleared the super-majority voter threshold required to pass,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 3, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 68 comments | 1856 Views

WOODSIDE

Year in review: Respect for ethics, renters, pedestrians and neighbors in Woodside

The Woodside Town Council was busy in 2018, acting on ethics code reform, apartment dormers and safe routes to school, among...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2019
Last comment by Canada resident, on Jan 2, 2019 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1070 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 4392 Views
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