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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Coffee kiosk to 'benefit public' hits snags

The owners of the office building currently under construction at 1020 Alma St. in Menlo Park may be asked to subsidize...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2018
Last comment by Dumb idea to begin with, 6 hours ago | 1 comment | 367 Views

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Editorial: Questions surround councilwoman's trip to China

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kirsten Keith's chair at the dais in the local council chambers was empty on March 27 when the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by plain and simple, 7 hours ago | 14 comments | 1421 Views

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Sea level rise could cost area billions, countywide study finds

By 2100, the sea water that surrounds the San Francisco Peninsula is expected to rise anywhere from 17 to 66 inches, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 12 comments | 4374 Views

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Menlo Park: Check-in raises questions about downtown's future

Is Menlo Park's downtown transforming according to plan? The question was one up for debate during the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2018
Last comment by DT Choices, on Apr 19, 2018 at 1:45 pm | 3 comments | 1967 Views

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What happened in China?

On March 27, the same day that the Menlo Park City Council held a study session on the largest proposed development in the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2018
Last comment by Pictures and Videos, on Apr 18, 2018 at 9:23 pm | 10 comments | 2797 Views

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City Gymnastics Program failures

The recent recreation commission report comes of no surprise. The City Gymnastics Program has gone down hill ever since the...

Original post made by Bring Back Teacher Michelle! on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle!, on Apr 18, 2018 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 191 Views

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Robert Zeien, musician and baseball maven, dies at 53

A Menlo Park resident and the husband of former mayor Kelly Fergusson, Robert Charles Zeien played the guitar in a bluegrass...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2018
Last comment by Elizabeth Houck, on Apr 18, 2018 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 1391 Views

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Tonight: Weigh in on possible parking structure in downtown Menlo Park

The topic of whether to build a downtown parking garage is back on Menlo Park's priorities list. The city will host a community...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
Last comment by Count first, on Apr 18, 2018 at 3:04 am | 10 comments | 1203 Views

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Former Menlo Park pastor sentenced to prison for molestation

A former pastor was sentenced to eight years in prison for molesting three victims between September 2011 and May 2015, San...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2018
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Caltrain to board bicyclists first in five-week pilot program

Caltrain bicyclists will be allowed first access to bike cars beginning Monday in a five-week pilot program to improve efficiency,...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by Shelly Kay, on Apr 16, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 943 Views

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to speak at Stanford

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to discuss the future of Syria during an event at Stanford University...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2018
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 15, 2018 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

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Porta Blu opens in Menlo Park hotel

Porta Blu, a restaurant combining Mediterranean and California cuisines, is now open inside the [https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/04/02/11-story-hotel-nia-opens-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 14, 2018 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2294 Views

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Police calls: Worker says his stolen tools are listed for sale on Facebook

Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/04/12/police-calls-worker-says-his-stolen-tools...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Apr 13, 2018 at 8:54 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

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Traffic, school, jobs/housing ratio top list of worries about Facebook's proposed 'Willow Village'

During a lengthy study session with the Menlo Park City Council on March 27, many preliminary questions were raised about...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2018
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 13, 2018 at 8:52 am | 3 comments | 4969 Views

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Menlo Park: Suspicious substance prompts temporary closure of police department, City Hall

The Menlo Park Police Department and City Hall were closed for a little more than an hour the morning of Thursday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2018
Last comment by Jenson, on Apr 12, 2018 at 9:12 pm | 4 comments | 2380 Views

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Bat bites runner in West Menlo Park

Around dusk on Tuesday, April 3, a bat with a wingspan of about 5 inches landed on the forearm of a 59-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2018
Last comment by Countess Bathory, on Apr 11, 2018 at 4:02 pm | 3 comments | 5613 Views

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Menlo Park: Police get calls from people seeking help with Facebook

As Facebook's hometown cops, members of the Menlo Park Police Department often field calls from perturbed Facebook users...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2018
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Apr 11, 2018 at 1:51 pm | 4 comments | 1876 Views

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Menlo Park: Council hashes out details of potential 'charter' city ballot measure

The Menlo Park City Council may yet bring before voters a proposal to create fundamental shifts in how the city runs, but...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2018
Last comment by district 3, on Apr 9, 2018 at 12:13 pm | 5 comments | 1393 Views

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Help not wanted? Filoli's volunteer corps is dwindling in size and responsibility

Filoli, according to its own records, had 1,442 volunteers in 2014. By last November, only 850 were left. Where have they...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2018
Last comment by active emeritus, on Apr 9, 2018 at 10:56 am | 10 comments | 4182 Views

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Menlo Park gate project gets funding infusion from city

A project of the Menlo Park Historical Association received a boost recently when the Menlo Park City Council agreed to make...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 7, 2018 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views
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2018 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2018 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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