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Speaker revisits Kerouac's 'On the Road'

Beat generation expert Richard Marcel will interview Al Hinkle, real-life counterpart of the character Ed Dunkel in Jack...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

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Prostate cancer fundraiser at Safeway

Menlo Park's mayor and the president of the Chamber of Commerce will work as grocery baggers at the Safeway on El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 10, 2010 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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Today: Nativity Carnival welcomes summer

The Nativity Carnival, scheduled for June 11, 12, and 13, is a sure sign that summer is on its way. For 30 years, the carnival...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2010
Last comment by Robert, on Jun 12, 2010 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

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Tuesday: Council may vote on Bohannon project

Menlo Park's City Council could make a decision on the Bohannon project at its meeting Tuesday, June 15. The meeting begins...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by Mike R, on Jun 14, 2010 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1880 Views

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Major traffic danger at 1906 El Camino site

Consider this an open letter to Phil Giurlani, one of the developers or persons involved with the ownership of the 1906 El...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 14, 2010
Last comment by also concerned, on Jun 15, 2010 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1392 Views

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Editorial: Squeezing the Gateway project

With their last-minute, misguided effort to grab a share in the profits of the Menlo Gateway development for the city, Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1707 Views

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July 1 deadline to apply for Menlo Park commissions

Menlo Park residents interested in serving on any of several city commissions have until July 1 to apply. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1525 Views

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Little House director wins diversity award

Kersti Delgado, the director of Little House, was honored by the San Mateo County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce with a "diversity"...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by Meredith, on Jun 21, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

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EDITORIAL: Busy ballot for Menlo voters

Deciding between Jerry Brown or Meg Whitman will not be the only tough choice for Menlo Park voters when they go to the polls...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 22, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1455 Views

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Our Regional Heritage

The Bayshore highway between San Francisco and San Mateo opened in 1929 and reached Menlo Park in 1931. The two-lane highway...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 27, 2010 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Council Member Cohen Is On The Loose.

Menlo Park Council member Andy Cohen has filed a complaint with the State FPPC regarding a possible conflict of interest...

Original post made by Surprise, surprise on Jun. 27, 2010
Last comment by Fancy that Coincidence, on Jun 27, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 1498 Views

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Sun Micro reassessment not yet resolved

The question is still open as to whether the San Mateo County Assessor's Office will reassess the four-parcel campus of Sun...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arnie, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1894 Views

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Council action on Bohannon project surprisingly easy: Let voters decide

The recent vote by the Menlo Park City Council on the Menlo Gateway project proposed by David Bohannon was surprisingly smooth,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by sammy, on Jul 1, 2010 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Eric Byrnes is still having some fun swinging the bat

Eric Byrnes walked away from baseball, but not the game. While the Portola Valley resident no longer plays Major League Baseball,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dutch Who?, on Jul 8, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2204 Views

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Kelly Park sports complex forges ahead

The final design and construction contract for the long-awaited Kelly Park sports complex were unanimously approved by the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 8, 2010 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1669 Views

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Candidate filing period opens

Local voters, especially in Menlo Park and Atherton, will have some key governing body seats to fill and issues to face when...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Vlad Sanchez, on Jul 13, 2010 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1713 Views

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Local athletes qualify for national JO track and field

The competition was as hot as the weather, but a handful of local track and field athletes survived both during the Region...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Jul 19, 2010 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1980 Views

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Guest opinion: Renegotiate labor contracts for garbage service

Garbage rates for Menlo Park have increased dramatically in recent years, rising 18 percent in 2009 and 28 percent in 2010. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by A voter who has changed her mind., on Jul 22, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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InMenlo first anniversary photo exhibit at Cafe Zoe

Join us in celebrating InMenlo's one-year anniversary at a reception on Thursday, Aug. 5 from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at Cafe Zoe....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Jul. 30, 2010
Last comment by Chris Gulker, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

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Tuesday: Stem cells and their potential

Stem cells hold a promise of "enormous potential" for healing, says Dr. Jill Helms, a surgery professor and stem cell researcher...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 2788 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

VOTE HERE