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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Our dire downtown Menlo Park

When visitors come to see me in my offices in downtown Menlo Park, they often remark that they're surprised to see how rundown...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by Big imrpovements, on Oct 7, 2019 at 5:59 am | 36 comments | 3162 Views

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Biden on Trump: 'We've got to save capitalism from this guy'

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden took jabs at President Donald Trump during a campaign fundraiser in downtown...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2019
Last comment by Marshall, on Oct 6, 2019 at 3:03 pm | 9 comments | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff's office locates missing woman with Alzheimer's disease

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office has located a 69-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease who was reported missing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Oct 5, 2019 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

MENLO PARK

Willow/U.S. 101 interchange project complete

The Caltrans project to rebuild the highway interchange at Willow Road and U.S. 101 has been completed. The project's completion...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by BarriersNeeded, on Oct 5, 2019 at 9:45 am | 8 comments | 1792 Views

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Portola Valley woman arrested for DUI after injury accident

A 34-year-old Portola Valley woman was arrested for drunk driving after her car ran off the road on Westridge Drive near...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 5, 2019 at 8:35 am | 23 comments | 3922 Views

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Biden lunches in downtown Palo Alto to raise campaign funds

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden was in Palo Alto on Thursday for a private fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Joseph, on Oct 4, 2019 at 7:01 am | 3 comments | 1121 Views

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Menlo Park eyeing project to streamline Bayfront Expressway connection between Dumbarton Bridge and U.S. 101

The city of Menlo Park has released an "online open house" with an interactive map where people can weigh in on the projects...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by LEX, on Oct 3, 2019 at 6:45 pm | 4 comments | 3374 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police searching for armed man who threatened Caltrans workers

Bayfront Expressway was shut down for more than an hour Wednesday after a man allegedly brandished a machete and knife at...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 3, 2019 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 2203 Views

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Board of Supervisors declares climate change emergency

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors gave an extra push to its efforts to combat climate change by passing a resolution...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2019
Last comment by Pedro, on Oct 3, 2019 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1331 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to host study session on license plate readers, security cameras

In response to a rash of residential burglaries that have plagued Atherton late last year and earlier this year, town staff...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Nothing to see here, on Oct 2, 2019 at 1:34 pm | 6 comments | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teenager's close call at Burgess Pool has a happy ending

On June 28, a teenager finished her backstroke race in a swim meet at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park, took off her goggles and...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Grateful, on Oct 1, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 2409 Views

MENLO PARK

Man seeking to buy marijuana robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park

An East Palo Alto man was robbed at gunpoint at 10:15 p.m. Saturday when he was held up by two men during a marijuana sale...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Go to the store!, on Oct 1, 2019 at 2:50 pm | 5 comments | 2971 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newcastle disease sidelines this year's Tour De Coop

Since 2012, locals have biked around Silicon Valley every fall to get a peek inside residents' chicken coops. But this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Lisa Steele/Fresh Eggs Daily, on Oct 1, 2019 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Man arrested for allegedly throwing skateboard at driver

Atherton police arrested a 30-year-old Menlo Park man for throwing his skateboard at a moving car in an unprovoked attack...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2019
Last comment by Cynic, on Oct 1, 2019 at 6:59 am | 6 comments | 1824 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park, Atherton councils meet over emergency responses and traffic

Menlo Park and Atherton may share a border, but it wasn't until last evening (Sept. 24) that the two city councils governing...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Lyle Lanley, on Sep 30, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 4 comments | 3736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

KIPP to open new charter high school in East Palo Alto next year

KIPP Bay Area Public School's request to open a charter high school was ultimately approved by the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 28, 2019 at 8:27 am | 8 comments | 1334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Menlo Park man loses $3,000 in phone scam

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/09/27/police-calls-menlo-park-...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Ege Kahveci, on Sep 28, 2019 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guild Theatre to close Thursday

Landmark's Guild Theatre, a single-screen movie theater that's been in Menlo Park since 1924, is set to officially close...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2019
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 27, 2019 at 4:52 pm | 25 comments | 4044 Views

MENLO PARK

Plan to replace Pope-Chaucer Bridge flows ahead

A regional effort to protect homes from the San Francisquito Creek surged ahead Thursday, when the agency charged with bolstering...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2019
Last comment by henry fox, on Sep 27, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tempers flare as Stanford's growth plan hits critical phase

With Stanford University's bid to expand its campus entering a critical phase, the university doubled down Tuesday on its...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2019
Last comment by Do something significant, on Sep 27, 2019 at 11:14 am | 6 comments | 2906 Views
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