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Menlo Park district surpasses state water-reduction goal

While much of the state faces severe water use reductions, customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District may be largely...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Et Alia, on Apr 21, 2015 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 5352 Views

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CalTrain loses attempt to circumvent electrification project from CEQA

In a unanimous decision by the 3 member federal STB, the board ruled today, and denied CalTrain's petition to have federal...

Original post made by morris brown on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by local impacts matter, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 1374 Views

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Menlo Park Police Department wins statewide award for work to reduce crime in Belle Haven

In recognition of its community policing strategies in the Belle Haven community, the Menlo Park Police Department was awarded...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 2, 2015 at 10:45 am | 7 comments | 5166 Views

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Public hearing on Caltrain's proposed fare hike

Caltrain will hold a public hearing at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, to discuss proposals to increase fare by 50 cents each way....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on Nov 5, 2015 at 3:32 pm | 7 comments | 3736 Views

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Tuesday: Menlo Park council reviews downtown development plan

More than a month after the topic was tabled, Menlo Park's City Council will return Tuesday, Nov. 17, to its review of the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Facts, on Nov 18, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 4138 Views

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Barbara Snow retires after 42 years with Menlo Park school district

Oak Knoll School's office manager, Barbara Snow, will retired this month after working 42 years for the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by A. Luskin, on Dec 18, 2015 at 10:50 am | 7 comments | 5459 Views

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Menlo Park has $14 million in its affordable housing fund

Menlo Park has more than $14.1 million set aside to spend on below-market-rate (BMR) housing, according to the city's annual...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Dec 12, 2015 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 5207 Views

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Safeway denies bank card skimming at its Menlo Park stores

Safeway Inc. is denying reports that incidents of bank card skimming may have occurred at stores in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Dec 20, 2015 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 5385 Views

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Rash of vehicle-related burglaries, thefts in Menlo Park

Police calls: Nine laptop computers and five tablet computers stolen in smash-and-grab burglaries from vehicles and thefts...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jan 27, 2016 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 4822 Views

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Menlo Park: Grant pays for safer routes to school

The city of Menlo Park has received a $498,783 grant from OneBayArea, a transportation fund of the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Feb 3, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 7 comments | 3310 Views

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Menlo Park police on alert for Super Bowl-related problems

While Menlo Park is not at the epicenter of Super Bowl activity, it's at least on the crossroads, and local police are stepping...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 5, 2016 at 5:31 pm | 7 comments | 3850 Views

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Menlo Park: Renovation plans for Malaysian restaurant approved

Menlo Park is one step closer to getting a new Malaysian restaurant. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/02/09/menlo-park-renovation-plans-for-malaysian-...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Feb 10, 2016 at 6:41 am | 7 comments | 5012 Views

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Menlo Park: Tax revenues, spending exceed budget estimates

Property taxes and hotel taxes collected in Menlo Park during the first half of the 2015-16 fiscal year are bringing in more...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by conservative, on Apr 15, 2016 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 2913 Views

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Voters overwhelmingly approve Ravenswood schools bond measure

A $26 million bond measure on the June 7 ballot to fund major capital improvements throughout the Ravenswood City School...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2016 at 2:31 pm | 7 comments | 4088 Views

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Advocates sharply disagree on solutions to airplane noise

Residents throughout the Midpeninsula and Santa Cruz area agree that airplanes going to San Francisco International Airport...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Quiet and Proud, on Jul 27, 2016 at 9:04 am | 7 comments | 3946 Views

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Menlo Park: Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project

Facebook is one step closer to expanding its offices again. The Menlo Park City Council on July 19 approved a development...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by correction needed, on Jul 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 6738 Views

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Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 4130 Views

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Menlo Park: Kepler's hosts forum Thursday on housing crisis

Kepler's Books in Menlo Park will host a forum Thursday, Aug. 18, on the housing crisis -- how high and rapidly rising housing...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 3806 Views

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Tonight: Fire board discusses Atherton council's property tax complaints

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District meets tonight in a study session in response to an idea put forward...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 20, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 7 comments | 2543 Views

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Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Roca, on Jul 10, 2017 at 3:22 pm | 7 comments | 3163 Views
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