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MENLO PARK

Getting ready to ban gas leaf blowers, Menlo Park works on outreach

When it comes to phasing out gas-powered leaf blowers, landscape professionals don't have much to say about it, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2022
Last comment by MiddleAged Menlo Parker, 2 hours ago | 15 comments | 3357 Views

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For the second time in a month, a student is found with gun on the Menlo-Atherton High campus

On Tuesday, for the second time in less than a month, Atherton police arrested a student on suspicion of bringing a firearm...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2022
Last comment by Menlo 2024, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 3762 Views

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Menlo Park City Council wants more concessions from Meta on Willow Village

The Menlo Park City Council met on Nov. 15 and asked Meta to make concessions on its massive mixed-use Willow Village development...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2022
Last comment by Iris, on Dec 3, 2022 at 9:29 am | 6 comments | 2799 Views

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Menlo Park photographer sentenced to 165 years to life for child molestation

A Menlo Park photographer who used his access to children to molest several of them over the last 30 years has been sentenced...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2022
There are no comments yet. 3378 Views

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New 163-room hotel coming to Menlo Park's Bayfront neighborhood

The Menlo Park Planning Commission voted on Nov. 14 to approve a 163-room hotel on a bite-sized property near the bay, despite...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2022
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Nov 24, 2022 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 2976 Views

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Menlo Park's Measure V puts the future of zoning in the public's hands

On Nov. 8, Menlo Park voters face a critical question on housing and the longstanding ability of the City Council to make...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 16, 2022 at 3:24 pm | 14 comments | 5409 Views

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Menlo Park's Measure V trailing, with no-votes far ahead in election results

Election results are showing that Measure V, Menlo Park’s single-family zoning ballot initiative, is failing by a decisive...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 13, 2022 at 4:39 pm | 7 comments | 8712 Views

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Environmental review of Meta's huge Willow Village project heads to Menlo Park council

A major mixed-use project proposed by Meta could advance this month, as Menlo Park City Council members consider the environmental...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2022
Last comment by PH, on Nov 12, 2022 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 3302 Views

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Incumbent Mayor Betsy Nash leads for Menlo Park City Council District 4

In a rematch, incumbent Menlo Park Mayor Betsy Nash has a wide lead in the race for Menlo Park City Council District 4 against...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2022
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Nov 10, 2022 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

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As election heats up, Measure V signs are reported stolen in Menlo Park

Signs for and against Measure V are reportedly being stolen from front yards around Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Nov 9, 2022 at 10:02 pm | 16 comments | 2803 Views

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Measure V is a sledgehammer when a scalpel is needed

I have been reading The Almanac's coverage of Measure V with interest and concern. Since we moved to Menlo Park more than...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2022
Last comment by JH, on Nov 8, 2022 at 1:07 pm | 4 comments | 845 Views

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Guest opinion: Can't we just agree to disagree respectfully in Menlo Park?

What happens when a group of civic-minded women in Menlo Park begin to speak up, engage one another in conversation, work...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 50 comments | 4236 Views

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Why I Voted No on Measure V

Why I voted NO on Measure V By John Pimentel Menlo Park’s Measure V is unfortunate and unnecessary. Unfortunate because...

Original post made by John Pimentel on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Tim Yaeger, on Nov 7, 2022 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 488 Views

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Editorial: Vote No on Menlo Park's Measure V

In most Bay Area cities, an all-affordable teacher housing project is met with excitement. But in Menlo Park, it was met...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2022
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 7, 2022 at 9:22 am | 18 comments | 6078 Views

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Instead of retiring, Teresa's Antiques owner pivots to give 100% to charity

Teresa Beltramo has run an antique shop for more than five decades, and now she's taking the next step — giving every dollar...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2022
Last comment by Alma Reads, on Nov 5, 2022 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 2769 Views

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Menlo Park City Council tables plan to remove parking on Middle Avenue

Residents at the Menlo Park City Council meeting Oct.19 spoke out about the city's plan to remove parking on both sides of...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2022
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 5, 2022 at 8:58 am | 33 comments | 3991 Views

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Menlo Park's Willow Village nears finish line as Planning Commission reviews EIR

The Menlo Park Planning Commission reviewed the final environmental impact report (EIR) for Meta's Willow Village on Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Nov 4, 2022 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 3950 Views

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Menlo Park police: Two women robbed by armed man on Bayfront Expressway

Two women were robbed by an armed suspect in Menlo Park on Wednesday evening, according to police. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2022
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 4, 2022 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2533 Views

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Measure V race is most expensive local race, with $400K in contributions to defeat measure

The No on V campaign has raised $400,000 in contributions this campaign season, making the race on Menlo Park's Measure V...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2022
Last comment by Brian, on Nov 2, 2022 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 3055 Views

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Your questions on Measure V answered

Amid public confusion surrounding this ballot measure, we've researched the answers to some frequently asked questions about...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2022
Last comment by About that, on Nov 1, 2022 at 8:23 pm | 21 comments | 3317 Views
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