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Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk as public amenity

Picture this: Life-size sculptures of 13 historic innovators, such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Marie Curie, set around...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 4 hours ago | 8 comments | 1118 Views

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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 compare to hsr issues and cost, 15 hours ago | 32 comments | 6635 Views

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Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by betsaloo, on Jan 21, 2019 at 1:41 pm | 5 comments | 1494 Views

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Draeger's Market to undergo 'extensive remodel'

Draeger's Market, a long-standing gourmet food market in downtown Menlo Park, will undergo an "extensive remodel" to expand...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by Coffee Bar used to be, on Jan 19, 2019 at 9:33 pm | 4 comments | 4558 Views

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Menlo Park: No injuries reported after crash on Caltrain tracks

An SUV crashed Friday morning at the Caltrain crossing at Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, blocking the northbound rail line...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 3939 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 Brad, on Jan 17, 2019 at 3:37 pm | 21 comments | 2858 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, on Jan 16, 2019 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2234 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, on Jan 16, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 944 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, on Jan 16, 2019 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 1549 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 | 3063 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 | 1949 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 | 3787 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 | 1818 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 | 2693 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 | 1891 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 | 5896 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 | 2677 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 | 538 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. 1585 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 | 4560 Views
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