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MENLO PARK

Stanford submits updated plans for 500 El Camino Real development in Menlo Park

Stanford told the Almanac it plans to submit updated plans for its 8.4-acre "Middle Plaza" development at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by be a better neighbor, on Mar 1, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 4278 Views

OTHER TOPICS

David Frum: The Conservative Case for Voting for Clinton; "I appreciate that Donald Trump is too slovenly and incompetent to qualify as a true dictator"

"To vote for Trump as a protest against Clinton’s faults would be like amputating a leg because of a sliver in the toe;...

Original post made by MacArthur on Nov. 3, 2016
Last comment by Alameda, on Mar 1, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 42 comments | 1108 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Michael goodwin takes the New York Times to the Woodshed

This is one of the better articles on the New York Times embarrassing cheer leading for the Obama Administration. Its obsequious...

Original post made by Gray Lady Down on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by structured queries , on Mar 1, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 100 comments | 25085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on architectural review board seat

One seat is open on Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board and the Town Council on Tuesday (Feb. 28) is set to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 1, 2017 at 10:18 am | 10 comments | 1564 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Policing, traffic and development on Menlo Park council's agenda

The Menlo Park City Council has a packed agenda for its meeting tonight (Tuesday, Feb.28). Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/02/28/tonight-policing-tr...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by FB police, on Feb 28, 2017 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Surveillance video catches 30-second burglary

This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Feb 28, 2017 at 7:24 pm | 11 comments | 2808 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Redwood City's Fox Theatre sold to Atherton businessman

Peter Pau of Atherton, principal and founder of Menlo Park's Sand Hill Properties, has purchased Redwood City's Fox Theatre,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by @Too Big To Fail, on Feb 28, 2017 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 7835 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents petition council to halt pig scrambles

Woodside residents and others opposed to the annual kids-chasing-pigs event at the July Fourth Junior Rodeo put on by the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Melodie, on Feb 28, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 18 comments | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

On the same night the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard it is expected to end the year with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 28, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 522 Views

MENLO PARK

Officials: Rumors of local ICE sightings, arrests are false

Rumors of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent sightings that spread in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park over...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Tricia Barr, on Feb 28, 2017 at 7:54 am | 1 comment | 1231 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Burglar breaks into and ransacks home

A burglar or burglars forced open a kitchen door and ransacked a home on Santa Maria Avenue in Portola Valley on Thursday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2017
Last comment by tiburonmike, on Feb 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 2 comments | 3063 Views

WOODSIDE

Armed man robs Woodside branch of Chase Bank

Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Woodside branch of Chase Bank while brandishing a handgun and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Runny Mead, on Feb 26, 2017 at 11:58 pm | 5 comments | 4400 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: People of color speak up about personal impact of police stops

In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, a spate of home burglaries since September has put residents on edge, leading to an...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by Sabocat, on Feb 26, 2017 at 9:20 pm | 24 comments | 8305 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memory-impaired man found in Menlo Park reunited with family

A man who was found wandering in Menlo Park near Santa Cruz Avenue at San Mateo Drive on Feb. 18 who did not know where...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by been there, on Feb 26, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 7557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm | 55 comments | 5880 Views

WOODSIDE

Board member: Ethics investigation unmerited

A member of the Woodside Architectural and Site Review Board said Jan. 26 that she will resign from the board and accused...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 25, 2017 at 6:47 pm | 2 comments | 728 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Woodside ethics probe: Mayor suggests council take 'no further action'

(Expanded version of story previously posted.) Woodside Mayor Tom Livermore said he will recommend that the Town Council...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 25, 2017 at 6:46 pm | 6 comments | 1368 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on ethics code investigation

If the Woodside Town Council on Tuesday follows the mayor's recommendation and takes "no further action" on a long and costly...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 25, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Carriage house demolished at former Roger Reynolds Nursery site

To clear the way for a new 24-condo complex at 133 Encinal Ave. in Menlo Park, the Victorian-style carriage house that was...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 25, 2017 at 8:18 am | 6 comments | 2747 Views
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