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Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) board put my potential appointment as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Here is the other post, on Oct 23, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1042 Views


Menlo Park: Changes ahead for St. Patrick's Seminary

Come next June, the group of priests that has overseen St. Patrick's Seminary since it began 118 years ago will stop overseeing...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2016
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 11, 2017 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 3487 Views


Menlo Park. Many Neighborhoods. One City.

I am so honored that my city would give almost 30% of its votes to me, an unknown, with no money, from the other side of...

Original post made by Cecilia Taylor on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 438 Views


TechLoop breakin and robbery

Why no story from the Almanac on this Santa Cruz Ave store robbed Sunday morning?...

Original post made by whatever on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2016 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 592 Views


Menlo Park: Laurel third-grader is state chess champ

Laurel School third-grader Shawnak Shivakumar is the new third-grade California state champion chess player. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 4235 Views


Menlo Park: Officer interrupts apparent burglary in progress

Police arrested three men after an officer interrupted what appeared to be a burglary in progress on Dec. 7 at a construction...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 5079 Views


Menlo Park: Undercover surveillance, home video leads to burglary arrests

Due to undercover police surveillance and a home video security system, two juveniles suspected in several burglaries in...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2016
Last comment by Tricia, on Dec 20, 2016 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2978 Views


Guest opinion: Greenheart project a real enhancement to downtown

The Station 1300 mixed-use development proposal for El Camino Real is a welcome modernization of our downtown. It is a definite...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2016
Last comment by Judy Horst, on Dec 26, 2016 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 2400 Views


At long last, Menlo Park's BBC holds 'soft,' stealth opening

On the morning of Dec. 23, a passerby peeped through the window of the British Bankers Club, then entered the building. A...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jay, on Dec 30, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 12596 Views


Police calls: Thieves bust in front doors in four Menlo Park home burglaries

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Dennis J. Oliver, on Jan 11, 2017 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 7215 Views


Menlo Park meeting Wednesday on flood-control project

The agency charged with improving flood protection around San Francisquito Creek is preparing for its next ambitious project...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by Who is in the lead?, on Jan 16, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2987 Views


Menlo Park: E. Gary Smith sentencing postponed again

The sentencing and restitution hearing for Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed once more, at the request of Mr. Smith's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by mkk, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 3390 Views


Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 20, 2017 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 1455 Views


Menlo Park: Short-term rentals for secondary units still OK

People who rent out their secondary housing units for fewer than 30 days will be able to continue to do so, until the council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Jan 31, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 2 comments | 1985 Views


Two-alarm bar fire closes El Camino in Redwood City

A two-alarm fire at a Redwood City bar this morning resulted in the closure of El Camino Real in both directions between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 2 comments | 1647 Views


Man stabs himself in standoff at Menlo County Club

A standoff at a Woodside country club ended late Sunday morning with a man who allegedly stabbed himself being taken into...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Spectator, on Feb 12, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 2 comments | 5711 Views


Herbicide to be sprayed at Sharon Park on Feb 14

Anyone know anything about Espalande EZ a non selective herbicide? It's scheduled to be sprayed on the wooded natural area...

Original post made by concerned on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 357 Views


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 | 2 comments | 1770 Views


Menlo Park OKs removal of 39 heritage trees at Sharon Green apartments

An application to cut down 39 heritage trees at the Sharon Green apartment complex at 350 Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2017
Last comment by birdman, on Mar 9, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1967 Views


Malaysian restaurant opens in Menlo Park

Black Pepper, the second restaurant from a longtime Malaysian chef-owner in Milpitas, is now open at 1029 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Mar 16, 2017 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 3787 Views
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