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MENLO PARK

Former mayor pens humor book from alien perspective

Mickie Winkler, a former Menlo Park City Council member and mayor, has released a humor book containing local anecdotes and...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2020
Last comment by conscience, on Nov 25, 2020 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2015 Views

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Having A “Turkey-Less” Thanksgiving? Or simply need a break from leftovers (again).

No Problem. Now through Sunday, November 29 simply order a delicious take-out lunch or dinner from a local restaurant or...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Nov. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

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Calling for 'increased vigilance,' Stanford to require COVID-19 testing for all on-campus employees

Starting Jan. 4, all Stanford faculty, staff and postdoctoral scholars working on campus will be required to get tested for...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2484 Views

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Council favors issuing Measure T bonds for new community center

Despite a pandemic-ravaged budget, the Menlo Park City Council is exploring ways to fund a new pool, plus safety and sustainability...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2020
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 23, 2020 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 2082 Views

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Years in the works, a new plan to tackle Menlo Park's transportation woes gains approval

After three and a half years, Menlo Park's comprehensive Transportation Master Plan finally won approval from the City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2020
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Nov 20, 2020 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 375 Views

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Newly elected Las Lomitas board member steps down, leaving two seats to fill

Board member-elect Jody Leng said she won't assume her seat on the Las Lomitas Elementary School District governing board....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2020
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Nov 19, 2020 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 3603 Views

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Replacement of school board president who resigned amid wife's insults of Kamala Harris on Las Lomitas meeting agenda

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District governing board will discuss how to replace its outgoing board president who resigned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2020
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 17, 2020 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 3197 Views

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Goodbye Sister Cities Committee

Say goodbye to your Menlo Park Sister City Committee, as it was DISSOLVED by unanamous vote of all five City Council members...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 13, 2020
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Menlo Park council OKs mixed-use Allied Arts development despite outcry over heritage trees

A proposal to construct a three-story building with apartments, retail and restaurant space, plus townhomes in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2020
Last comment by Timely Vote,, on Nov 4, 2020 at 1:15 am | 7 comments | 5124 Views

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Home sales: Portola Valley equestrian estate is week's highest seller at $17M

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Portola Valley recorded the highest sale at $17M for an 11.64-acre...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2028 Views

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More businesses set to reopen as some restrictions are lifted for San Mateo County

San Mateo was one of four Bay Area counties moved into a less-restrictive tier Tuesday, allowing for more businesses to reopen...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3035 Views

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Stephanie Fitch resigns after two years on Ravenswood school board

Trustee Stephanie Fitch, who was elected in 2018 on a campaign of reform and change, is resigning from the Ravenswood Board...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2202 Views

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Voter Guide 2020: A roundup of The Almanac's news coverage and endorsements

As you prepare to fill out your ballot for the Nov. 3 election, we're gathered news stories and editorials to help you make...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by Another Perspective, on Oct 28, 2020 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 5143 Views

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Street-cleaning teen takes dog along for the ride

A Menlo Park teen is cleaning up Menlo Park streets with dog Ollie. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2020/10/23/street-cleaning-teen-takes-dog-along-for-th...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 26, 2020 at 10:24 pm | 6 comments | 3971 Views

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Pac-12 athletics are back, but not yet at Stanford

Although the Pac-12 Conference will allow college athletics to resume in November, sports remain on hold at Stanford under...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3489 Views

MENLO PARK

Four face off in Menlo Park fire board election

Four people are vying for two seats on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board. We asked them about issues ranging...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Beth, on Oct 20, 2020 at 6:17 am | 76 comments | 9395 Views

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Guest opinion: Leveling the ground: Yes on Proposition 15

In a guest opinion in the Oct. 2 edition, Menlo Park resident Karen Grove writes about why she supports Proposition 15, the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2020
Last comment by sr21, on Oct 17, 2020 at 8:01 am | 18 comments | 6207 Views

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Proposal to add apartments, shop, restaurant and townhomes in Allied Arts moves forward

A proposal to replace the commercial building and four housing units at the corner of El Camino Real and Cambridge Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2020
Last comment by HazelLee, on Oct 17, 2020 at 12:41 am | 2 comments | 4528 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest three men who allegedly robbed youths at Flood Park

Three men were arrested in connection with the robbery of two juveniles Monday afternoon at Flood Park in Menlo Park, police...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 15, 2020 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 2730 Views

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Menlo Park's playgrounds to reopen by month's end

Seven months after Menlo Park's playgrounds were roped off with caution tape and closed to the public, the city's youngest...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3469 Views
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