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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 | 3009 Views

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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 | 2673 Views

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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 | 4067 Views

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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 | 4459 Views

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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 | 3779 Views

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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 | 5293 Views

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Police calls: Burglaries, robberies, thefts in Menlo Park

This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/08/08/police-calls-burglaries-robberies-thefts-in-menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 9, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 7 comments | 3556 Views

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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 | 4264 Views

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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 | 3694 Views

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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 | 4452 Views

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Menlo Park: How to separate roads from rails

The issue of where and how to separate roads from rails at Caltrain crossings in Menlo Park comes before the city's Planning...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 9, 2017 at 2:21 am | 7 comments | 4325 Views

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Menlo Park: Stanford, council negotiators strike deal for schools

In the eleventh hour, Stanford University and negotiators from the Menlo Park City Council have reached an agreement on...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Tax Break for Me?, on Sep 26, 2017 at 5:53 pm | 7 comments | 4354 Views

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Menlo Park mayor postpones discussion of controversial lobbying firm

Whether Menlo Park will hire a lobbyist to represent the city in Washington, D.C., and whether the City Council will approve...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 13, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 7 comments | 2632 Views

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Guest opinion: Polarized voting in Menlo Park has not been proven

The City Council, facing a potential lawsuit represented by attorney Kevin Shenkman, is scrambling to create a plan for city...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2017
Last comment by Ancient Relic, on Nov 19, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 7 comments | 1983 Views

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Project to rebuild Menlo Park gates moving ahead

Following the deaths of not one, but two project chairmen in the past year, an initiative by the Menlo Park Historical Association...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2017
Last comment by Yes Bird, on Dec 29, 2017 at 9:38 am | 7 comments | 6229 Views

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Menlo Park: Redevelopment plans for Beltramo's Wines & Spirits approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission voted 6-0 on Monday, Feb. 26, with Commissioner Susan Goodhue absen,t to approve plans...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2018
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 1, 2018 at 11:06 pm | 7 comments | 5203 Views

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Guest opinion: A test of Menlo Park council leadership

Menlo Park is expected to finally decide this year — possibly as soon as this month — where and how it wants...

Original post made on May. 1, 2018
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 7, 2018 at 8:52 pm | 7 comments | 1713 Views

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Local leaders split over transportation measure

Few would dispute that the Bay Area urgently needs relief from traffic jams, but reasonable people are finding much to disagree...

Original post made on May. 7, 2018
Last comment by Jeffrey Tong, on May 11, 2018 at 8:23 am | 7 comments | 5310 Views

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Menlo Park: Council to hear appeal on controversial two-story home in Vintage Oaks

A fraught conflict between property owners wanting to build a two-story home in Vintage Oaks and their single-story homeowner...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by whatever, on Jun 6, 2018 at 1:39 pm | 7 comments | 6446 Views

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Menlo Park: City reveals $141.6 million spending plan

Two new hotels in town and ever-rising property tax revenues promise a rosy fiscal year starting in July, according to the...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Jun 7, 2018 at 8:20 am | 7 comments | 7570 Views
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