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Local Restaurant and Small Biz Recommendations?

Some years ago there was a great thread here that primarily focused on restaurants. The primary commenters were Menlo Voter,...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 23, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 20, 2020 at 11:38 am | 18 comments | 1653 Views

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The fight isn't over yet for Feldman's Books, Menlo Park's last used bookstore

For many local bookworms, Menlo Park is synonymous with a certain institution in town that starts with F and has "book"...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2019
Last comment by Progress, on Jan 15, 2020 at 9:23 am | 8 comments | 3762 Views

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Ex-sheriff's deputy Lopez loses bid to dismiss charges, toss evidence

An effort to dismiss charges in a long-standing case against retired San Mateo County Sheriff's deputy Juan Pablo Lopez fell...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 14, 2020 at 7:20 pm | 19 comments | 2193 Views

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Parcel tax, enrollment and employee compensation on Menlo Park school board agenda

The Menlo Park City School District board of trustees faces a full agenda at its meeting on Thursday, Jan. 9, reviewing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 13, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 39 comments | 2261 Views

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Khanna, Sanders to introduce legislation to block military funding after Iran airstrike

U.S. Rep. Ro Khanna of Silicon Valley is teaming up with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders in a legislative effort to block funding...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2020
Last comment by ImPOTUS, on Jan 10, 2020 at 12:16 pm | 15 comments | 2897 Views

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Jury trial for former sheriff's deputy, candidate postponed to Nov. 12

Juan Pablo Lopez, a former deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, was granted a postponement of a jury trial...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2019
Last comment by Keep Us Posted!, on Jan 10, 2020 at 8:58 am | 46 comments | 3024 Views

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Menlo Park dog survives gunshot, but family needs funds to pay vet bills

The family of Rambo, a 4-year-old male American terrier that was shot in his owner's Menlo Park yard last week, is on its...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2020
Last comment by VagueII, on Jan 8, 2020 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

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The big screen comes to Atherton

It's not every day that you'll find a crew staked out at an Atherton home to film a movie, but that was the case last month. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 2, 2020 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 4304 Views

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Atherton council puts development tax on hold for further study

A construction and development tax -- or similar types of taxes that town staff says could provide "substantial revenues"...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 2, 2020 at 2:50 pm | 23 comments | 2100 Views

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Menlo Park documentary filmmaker dies unexpectedly at 66

Michael Schwarz, a longtime Menlo Park resident with a gift for documentary storytelling, died unexpectedly on Dec. 1 at...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2020
Last comment by Tecsi, on Jan 2, 2020 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 5523 Views

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Inside Stanford's bid to expand -- and how it came undone

The largest project in Santa Clara County's history got the axe just before noon on Nov. 1, a casualty of fundamental disagreements...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2019
Last comment by Ann Haley, on Jan 2, 2020 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 2523 Views

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Celebrating 25 Years of Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic Services by Menlo Fire

After 12 years of a very difficult and uphill effort, the Menlo Park Fire District became the second Fire Agency in San Mateo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 315 Views

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Speaking to Silicon Valley's wealthiest, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg says democracy must be a value, not just a system

With less than a year left until the general election, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg outlined his vision...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2019
Last comment by Enzo Lucas, on Dec 19, 2019 at 9:48 pm | 7 comments | 2403 Views

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Atherton committee members resign over City Council's dog park decision

Atherton Park & Recreation Committee members stepped down late last month after a City Council decision to remove a dog park...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2019
Last comment by Laughing , on Dec 19, 2019 at 8:05 pm | 15 comments | 4166 Views

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Menlo Park: Concept to develop safe parking facility at USGS dropped

After preliminary conversations about creating a safe parking facility at the U.S. Geological Survey parking lot for people...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2019
Last comment by Sandrine, on Dec 18, 2019 at 2:07 pm | 9 comments | 4308 Views

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Atherton resident Ellis Joseph Alden, founder of Woodside Hotel Group, dies at 80

Atherton resident Ellis Joseph Alden, an attorney who founded the Woodside Hotel Group and Alden Vineyards, died on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2019
Last comment by Patrick J. Lane, on Dec 13, 2019 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 4424 Views

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Menlo Park: Rollover accident near Trader Joe's results in DUI arrest

Police arrested a 29-year-old Menlo Park man who allegedly drove a Mercedes into a parked, unoccupied vehicle, causing his...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
There are no comments yet. 5098 Views

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New Menlo Park fire station receives design award

Menlo Park's Fire Station 6, which incorporates an innovative yet historically based design, has received a 2019 National...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 6, 2019 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 2472 Views

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Friday: Holiday tree lighting kicks off weekend of seasonal festivities

Across Menlo Park, the holiday season will kick into full gear with a busy schedule of seasonal festivities scheduled this...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2019
Last comment by Louise DeDera, on Dec 5, 2019 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

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Atherton City Council to explore development tax

A possible construction and development tax will be discussed during the Atherton City Council's Wednesday afternoon, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 5, 2019 at 2:33 pm | 9 comments | 1671 Views
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