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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 | 3900 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 | 6661 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 | 4081 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 | 3753 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 | 2501 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 | 3086 Views

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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 | 4714 Views

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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 | 1458 Views

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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 | 7676 Views

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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 | 7734 Views

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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 | 1210 Views

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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 | 3968 Views

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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 | 3651 Views

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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 | 4900 Views

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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 | 5454 Views

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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 | 2902 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 | 2611 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 | 3932 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 | 4250 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 | 3700 Views
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