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Guest opinion: Five steps to reduce the risk of nuclear war

In an op-ed in the July 31 edition, Menlo Park residents Judy Adams and Richard Duda write in favor of a proclamation signed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2020
Last comment by Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern, on Aug 5, 2020 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

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In experiment, Town Square forum commenting will be limited to registered users

Starting August 1, participation in The Almanac's popular Town Square reader forum will be limited to those who register...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2020
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Aug 5, 2020 at 1:21 pm | 16 comments | 1703 Views

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Menlo Park City School District students will learn from home when school starts

All elementary and middle school students in Menlo Park City School District will learn online from home to start the fall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2020
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 4, 2020 at 6:23 pm | 5 comments | 2218 Views

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'Caltrain passengers in great peril': San Mateo County supervisors criticize tax plan from SF supervisors

A sales tax proposed on Tuesday by San Francisco's Board of Supervisors to support Caltrain, which would be assessed in all...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by morris brown, on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:49 pm | 7 comments | 2732 Views

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Head of Menlo Church steps down over 'poor judgment'

The senior pastor of Menlo Church is stepping down from his role following an outcry after the church's board discovered...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2020
Last comment by Victoria Burnett, on Jul 31, 2020 at 5:16 pm | 13 comments | 10654 Views

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Meet Menlo Park's new City Council candidate: Chelsea Nguyen, a former refugee, military police trainee and theology student

Longtime Menlo Park resident Chelsea Nguyen has lived a life full of what sounds like contradictions. And now, she's planning...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2020
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:58 pm | 5 comments | 3344 Views

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Menlo Park triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council

Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2020
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jul 31, 2020 at 2:37 pm | 15 comments | 7471 Views

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Bug bombs blamed for house fire in Menlo Park

A Menlo Park home caught fire when gases from bug bombs were ignited by a water heater pilot light in the garage, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2020
Last comment by Enough, on Jul 30, 2020 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 3124 Views

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Menlo Park becomes first U.S. city to set goal to be carbon neutral by 2030

Menlo Park became the first city in the U.S. to set the ambitious goal of being carbon neutral by 2030 on Tuesday when the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2020
Last comment by James Caldwell , on Jul 25, 2020 at 6:43 pm | 10 comments | 6297 Views

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Menlo Park's adopted budget cuts 'to the bone'

With a planned surplus of only $1, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday night, June 23, to finalize an unprecedentedly...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2020
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Jul 25, 2020 at 6:01 pm | 20 comments | 6122 Views

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Prop. 13 reform could be big boost to county's tax revenue

One of the major ballot initiatives facing voters in November will be the Schools and Communities First initiative. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2020
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 23, 2020 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 439 Views

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Menlo Park: Council talks about how city can be more racially equitable

The Menlo Park City Council, in its second meeting of the week, pushed for a series of steps to tackle institutional bias...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2020
Last comment by Whatever, on Jul 20, 2020 at 4:55 pm | 8 comments | 3190 Views

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After 28 years, Menlo Park's favorite place for pet supplies and friendly advice is closing down

Come July, Menlo Park's four-legged residents will lose out on a favorite spot to score free treats and those who care for...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 19, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 21 comments | 8604 Views

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Community leaders host frank discussion on racism in Menlo Park

Last Thursday evening, a group of local community leaders broached the challenging topic: What can be done to combat racism...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2020
Last comment by Manlo Punk, on Jul 15, 2020 at 6:07 pm | 3 comments | 2853 Views

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Fires point to risky conditions in Ravenswood Triangle

A 60-acre grass-and-marsh area with homeless encampments, most of which is supposed to be protected habitat for endangered...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 13, 2020 at 9:37 am | 9 comments | 4053 Views

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Menlo Park council OKs partial Santa Cruz Avenue closure for restaurants, shops

As soon as next week, three blocks of Menlo Park's primary downtown thoroughfare, Santa Cruz Avenue, will be closed to allow...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 12, 2020 at 12:37 pm | 25 comments | 8162 Views

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Menlo Park: Newark man arrested for sexual assault following incidents at Ace Hardware

A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly sexually assaulting two Menlo Park women at Ace Hardware,...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 11, 2020 at 6:03 pm | 6 comments | 6977 Views

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Tonight: Virtual discussion on neighborhood racism in Menlo Park

A virtual discussion titled "Let's Talk About Racism: When Neighbors Racially Profile Neighbors" has been scheduled for tonight,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2020
Last comment by Gilbert , on Jul 11, 2020 at 7:43 am | 1 comment | 2451 Views

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San Francisco Boys Chorus Conducting Classes online

FOR POTENTIAL REMOTE LEARNERS BAY AREA COUNTIES: Auditions for the San Francisco Boys Chorus online classes are ongoing....

Original post made by Roberta Bowman on Jul. 6, 2020
There are no comments yet. 279 Views

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After 28 years, The Pet Place will close at June's end

Come July, Menlo Park's four-legged residents will lose out on a favorite spot to score free treats and friendly pats, and...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2020
Last comment by Rick and Penny Bale, on Jul 4, 2020 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 546 Views
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