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Menlo Park likely to ban gas heating, stoves in some new buildings

In a bid to be even more green than California at large, the Menlo Park City Council voted on July 16 to forge ahead with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Dennis Prado, on Jul 29, 2019 at 2:18 pm | 18 comments | 3890 Views

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A taste of work life

Undergraduate business majors at Menlo College must complete a mandatory internship program by the time they graduate. The...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2019
Last comment by Dylan Houle, on Jul 29, 2019 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 2401 Views

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Menlo Park #1 for costliest Bay Area apartment rents

At a steep $4,368 a month, Menlo Park has the most expensive average apartment rent prices -- at least at big apartment complexes...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by root cause, on Jul 29, 2019 at 10:05 am | 8 comments | 3527 Views

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Facebook to pay record-breaking $5B penalty over violating users' privacy

The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday announced a $5 billion settlement with Menlo Park-based Facebook Inc., the largest-ever...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
Last comment by Andrew, on Jul 27, 2019 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 2774 Views

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High Speed Rail / Caltrain blended plans are not acceptable

Menlo Park and other City councils on the Peninsula should take notice of what took place at the July 23rd Millbrae council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 27, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 27, 2019 at 8:45 am | 2 comments | 226 Views

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Menlo Park: Facebook hotel developer wants more rooms, less parking than OK'd

Two and a half years after it was approved, in concept, by the Menlo Park City Council, Facebook is moving ahead with its...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 25, 2019 at 1:19 pm | 16 comments | 4697 Views

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Grand jury recommends coordinated Caltrain grade separation strategy

The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury on July 18 released a report calling for a more coordinated approach to tackling grade...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Billy , on Jul 23, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments | 3517 Views

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Menlo Park: Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission

A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 20 comments | 2900 Views

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Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief

The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Tyson's customer, on Jul 18, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 29 comments | 3922 Views

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Mandy Harvey to perform at fundraiser to benefit hearing impaired patients

Mandy Harvey, an "America's Got Talent" Golden Buzzer winner a couple of seasons ago, brings her inspirational talent to...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Twentse, on Jul 17, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

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City seeks new strategy to support 'missing middle'

It's a challenge that has long befuddled policymakers grappling with the housing crisis: How can they create incentives for...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Welfare for the well off, on Jul 16, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 1 comment | 2365 Views

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A very thoughtful memo on Menlo Park's development policies

Suggestions from Lynne Bramlett, July 5, 2019 1 MEMO To: City Council From: Lynne Bramlett Date: July 5, 2019 Re: Suggestions...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 6, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 14, 2019 at 1:15 pm | 9 comments | 618 Views

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Following his road not taken

At age 45, Steve Blank retired from a career as a serial entrepreneur who co-founded three startups in Silicon Valley and...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 14, 2019 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 2259 Views

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Experts sound the alarm on 2020 election-meddling

Will deception on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter be a major threat in the upcoming 2020 election? According...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Starman, on Jul 13, 2019 at 11:25 am | 18 comments | 2162 Views

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Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief

The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by MenloParkInhabitant, on Jul 12, 2019 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 276 Views

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Equity for Menlo Park students discussed at school district meeting

Council members, residents and community organizers attended a Menlo Park City School District study session about student...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jul 9, 2019 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 1996 Views

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Are you prepared for a Bay Area earthquake?

Following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on July 4 and a 7.1-magnitude one on July 5 -- both of which originated near Ridgecrest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 9, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1184 Views

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From Bach to the movies: Music@Menlo spans the centuries

This year's Music@Menlo festival highlights seven "Incredible Decades," transporting audiences from the age of Bach through...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Brendan G Carroll, on Jul 5, 2019 at 11:49 pm | 1 comment | 1757 Views

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Who removed the right turn lane at the start of Santa Cruz Ave?

Who is responsible for removing the right turn lane and creating traffic backups on Alameda de las Pulgas? Is this a MP decision?...

Original post made by new guy on Jul. 3, 2019
There are no comments yet. 129 Views

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Menlo Park: Man seriously injured in late Tuesday shooting

A man was shot multiple times late Tuesday night (July 2) in Menlo Park, according to police. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/07/03/menlo-park-man-se...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
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