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'Community institution' Bob Delvishio says goodbye

For years, Robert Delvishio has been telling visitors to the West Menlo Park post office that he's wanted to have his name...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2015
Last comment by MP mom, on Oct 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views


Belle Haven residents give Facebook a thumbs-up

Facebook officials say they have built a positive relationship with residents of the Belle Haven neighborhood adjoining their...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2015
Last comment by Well now..., on Oct 11, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 3298 Views


Sunset's gardens now closed to the public

Sunset Publishing Corp., which has been at 80 Willow Road in Menlo Park for 63 years, permanently closed its gardens to the...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by resdient, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:25 pm | 2 comments | 1030 Views


Menlo Park offers extended free parking hours downtown, for holidays and beyond

From Thanksgiving Day through Jan. 4, 2016, downtown Menlo Park will reward holiday season visitors with relaxed parking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by what is new, on Nov 12, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 3667 Views


Menlo Park city manager makes executive changes

City Manager Alex McIntyre announced three high-level management changes Dec. 2. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Nanc, on Dec 3, 2015 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 4118 Views


Tis The Season To Be Jolly

During the holiday season, we all get our jollies in different ways. For the City of Menlo Park, they may get their jollies...

Original post made by Scrooge on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Dec 11, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 965 Views


Menlo Park's new mayor has his hands full

The new mayor of Menlo Park says the city is at a unique moment, when community processes, such as the city's general plan...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 13, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1379 Views


CBS SF Bay Area: Safeway Investigates Possible Card Skimming At Some Bay Area Stores

CBS News says ATM cards numbers and PIN numbers have been stolen from Menlo Park Safeway since September:

Original post made by shopper on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 18, 2015 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 1112 Views


Menlo Park makes progress on review of downtown plan

At its last meeting of 2015, the Menlo Park City Council again discussed its vision for the future of Menlo Park's downtown...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 18, 2015 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2993 Views


The gift of hearing

"Ga ga ooh la la." Five-year old Ivan "Vanya" Priimak, sat on the floor of a Menlo Park home, glued to an iPad streaming...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2015
Last comment by Tracy S, on Dec 22, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 4691 Views


West Menlo Park: Suspect sought in robbery of Country Corner store

Sheriff's deputies are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery Friday night of the Country Corner market at 3207 Alameda...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 21, 2016 at 9:31 pm | 2 comments | 3737 Views


Flooded Caltrain parking lot

Andrea Gemmet of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a flooded Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 2360 Views


Bay Club to run Menlo Gateway fitness center

Bay Club, a California-based country club network, plans to run the 41,000-square-foot fitness facility at Menlo Gateway,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Jan 29, 2016 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 7560 Views


Feldman's Books, Gentry magazine buildings up for sale, redevelopment

Two of Menlo Park's oldest commercial buildings — the current locations of Feldman's Books (1170 El Camino Real) and...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2016 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1325 Views


City Councilmember Office Hours

On Saturday, March 5th, from 3:00pm to 5:00pm, I will be holding City Councilmember office hours at Oasis, located at 241...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:22 am | 2 comments | 613 Views


Council incumbents will seek re-election

Menlo Park City Council members Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton have confirmed with the Almanac that they plan to run for...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
Last comment by political spectrum, on Mar 15, 2016 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1616 Views


Monday: Greenheart goes to Menlo Park's Planning Commission

Greenheart Land Co. will go before the Menlo Park Planning Commission on Monday, March 21, for a public hearing of the [

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
Last comment by Looking forward, on Mar 18, 2016 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 785 Views


M-A student moves needle in aiding heart attack victims

Through the advocacy of Serafina Casey, a Girl Scout and sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, residents and visitors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 2616 Views


MPPD named a top-three finalist in statewide police award

The Menlo Park Police Department was recognized on March 14 as one of the top three finalists for the 2016 James Q. Wilson...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2442 Views


Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Burke, on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 2 comments | 1393 Views
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