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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 | 3170 Views


Menlo Park: Some landlords soon to be required to offer 12-month leases

Some landlords in Menlo Park will be required to give renters the option of a 12-month lease as early as February 2017....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by MPer is wrong, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:55 pm | 7 comments | 4798 Views


Facebook housing displacement fund announced after months of negotiations

Facebook's public commitment to give $20 million over five years to stem the displacement of local residents around its headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Thanks RTP,, on Dec 5, 2016 at 3:20 pm | 7 comments | 1485 Views


Menlo Park plans to drill emergency water well

Up to two months of grating drilling sounds may be the price Menlo Park's water users will pay for a reliable water supply...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2016 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 7746 Views


Yum Cha Palace restaurant opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 11, 2017 at 5:09 am | 7 comments | 7818 Views


Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists make America less safe, agree or disagree?

Rep. Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists like Steve Bannon make the USA a more dangerous place. Do you agree? CBS News report:...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Meritocracy, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:57 am | 7 comments | 1236 Views


Despite surplus, Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

On the same night that the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard that it is expected to end the...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2017 at 5:23 pm | 7 comments | 4023 Views


Contract awarded for bike, pedestrian rail crossing study

Along the half-mile stretch of Alma Street, from the Palo Alto border to Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, there is no place...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by cyclist, on Mar 25, 2017 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 3707 Views


Editorial: Scope of Menlo Park library study far too narrow

Given the popularity of the city's library branch in Belle Haven, and the significant limitations of that branch with regard...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by complex, on Apr 10, 2017 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 4956 Views


Menlo Park: New building proposed to replace Stanford Inn

A proposal to demolish the Stanford Inn at 115 El Camino Real in Menlo Park and replace it with a 10,274 square-foot, three-story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 7, 2017 at 4:27 pm | 7 comments | 5517 Views


Affordable housing: County plans to spend $44 million over two years

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than a quarter of the $160 million from the Measure...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 2943 Views


Menlo Park mayor joins national response to Trump climate-change action

After President Donald Trump on June 1 withdrew the U.S. from the Paris climate-change agreement, Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Conserving Conservative, on Jun 8, 2017 at 9:14 am | 7 comments | 2645 Views


New Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria planned for Menlo Park

An application to transform the former Applewood-2-Go site, a takeout pizza joint in Menlo Park, into a new taqueria that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 3984 Views


Facebook's Willow Campus designer: Creating part of a new city

Lead designer of the Facebook project, Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York, said in an interview with the Almanac that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Bluth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:01 am | 7 comments | 4372 Views


Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center

Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Max Heim, on Jul 31, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 7 comments | 3745 Views


Five-year-old boy saved after near-drowning incident at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park

A 5-year-old boy nearly drowned on Thursday morning (Aug. 3) in about 3 feet of water at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park, according...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2017
Last comment by MPSwim, on Aug 5, 2017 at 8:12 am | 7 comments | 5207 Views


Police calls: Burglaries, robberies, thefts in Menlo Park

This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 3534 Views


Menlo Park: Robbery and assault suspect injured after leap from bridge

A 36-year-old man, attempting to escape Menlo Park police, sustained incapacitating injuries this morning (Aug. 11) after...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2017
Last comment by New Norm?, on Aug 14, 2017 at 12:40 pm | 7 comments | 4210 Views


Menlo Park: Councilman's home remodel moves forward after stop-order

A Menlo Park City Council member was given the greenlight earlier this week to resume his home remodeling project after the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by A lot to do about a lot, on Aug 20, 2017 at 8:31 am | 7 comments | 3656 Views


Menlo Park: Council puts brakes on library rebuild

After a scramble over the last month to look into how the city should move forward with a multi-million-dollar offer by...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2017
Last comment by Accuracy, on Aug 24, 2017 at 8:13 am | 7 comments | 4368 Views
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Benefiting local non-profits

The 36th annual Moonlight Run and Walk is Friday evening, October 2, wherever you are! Proceeds go to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund, benefiting local non-profits that serve families and children in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties. Join us under the light of the full Harvest Moon on a 5K walk, 5K run, 10K run or half marathon.

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