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MENLO PARK

John Arrillaga offers $25 million to rebuild Menlo Park's main library in Civic Center

John Arrillaga has offered $25 million to the city of Menlo Park to rebuild its main library, according to a staff report...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by There must be a way to accomplish both, 6 hours ago | 28 comments | 3659 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 1960s downtown office building sells for $15.5 million

An office building in downtown Menlo Park has been sold for $15.5 million by Oak Grove Associates LLC to Robert Wheatley...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 9 hours ago | 9 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has unanimously approved a use permit for a new Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Mex to Go, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 1167 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park Bicyclist Survey: Where do you want to safely ride across El Camino?

The City of Menlo Park has long known that bicyclist lack good options for riding to destinations on the opposite side of...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by danahendrickson, 12 hours ago | 7 comments | 166 Views

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Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

One of two men convicted of murder in a 1987 residential burglary of a Belle Haven apartment in Menlo Park has been denied...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Confused, 13 hours ago | 2 comments | 891 Views

MENLO PARK

New Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria planned for Menlo Park

An application to transform the former Applewood-2-Go site, a takeout pizza joint in Menlo Park, into a new taqueria that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Beth, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 1760 Views

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County sues fossil fuel industry for causing climate change

San Mateo County has filed a lawsuit against 37 oil, gas and coal companies, claiming they are responsible for global warming...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by New mat app , 15 hours ago | 19 comments | 1222 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils plans for giant new development in Menlo Park

Facebook, which hit 2 billion users June 27, has announced plans for a major new office, residential and retail development...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by higher, 15 hours ago | 57 comments | 6398 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Commission can't assemble quorum to consider eight-story biotech building

The commission was unable to assemble a quorum to consider the matter because three of the seven commissioners must recuse...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by Interesting , 20 hours ago | 2 comments | 720 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's Willow Campus designer: Creating part of a new city

Lead designer of the Facebook project, Shohei Shigematsu of OMA New York, said in an interview with the Almanac that the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Bluth, on Jul 19, 2017 at 2:01 am | 7 comments | 1182 Views

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Woodside High foundation raises $1 million for students

Woodside High School students during the past school year were beneficiaries of a pile of private money. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1501 Views

MENLO PARK

Biotech company plans 8-story building in Menlo Park

A 120-foot-high, eight-story building with three levels of structured parking, four floors of offices, a top-floor restaurant,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 18, 2017 at 5:28 pm | 9 comments | 3018 Views

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Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 303 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens Monday

A new spot for dinner and drinks in Woodside, The Village Bakery & Cafe, is set to open its doors Monday, July 24. A full...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2514 Views

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County approves spending $1 million to search for airport noise solutions

San Mateo County supervisors have authorized spending more than $1 million in response to the wave of complaints made about...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:27 am | 40 comments | 5036 Views

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County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:16 am | 14 comments | 2309 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents: Name Menlo Park park after World War II hero

Two residents in Belle Haven have asked the city of Menlo Park to consider renaming their neighborhood's Market Place Park...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
There are no comments yet. 183 Views

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Protesters at San Carlos Airport complain of Surf Air noise

Customers of Surf Air arriving or departing from the San Carlos Airport Saturday morning, June 17, were greeted by a crowd...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by As to SA, on Jul 17, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 50 comments | 4386 Views

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Three rescued after boat capsizes near Dumbarton Bridge

Two men and a child were rescued Saturday evening from the San Francisco Bay after their boat capsized near the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 17, 2017 at 7:26 pm | 3 comments | 949 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Little League was host of all-star tournament

This year the Menlo-Atherton Little League hosted the 2017 District 52 All-Stars Tournament for the 11-12 age group. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Anonymouse, on Jul 16, 2017 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 370 Views
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