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MENLO PARK

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 | 2426 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2687 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 654 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1285 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1421 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 154 Views

MENLO PARK

Man sues Menlo Park, alleges racial profiling in arrest

A man who was arrested by Menlo Park police in August 2015 and held for 48 hours in the San Mateo County jail has filed a...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dancing, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2227 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 2617 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Should Menlo Park build a new library?

The Menlo Park Library is undergoing a "space needs study" and, according to city documents, three schemes to expand the...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Mar 21, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 441 Views

MENLO PARK

Polynesian food truck launches in Belle Haven

After spending 25 years as a biotech engineer, Keke Lepulu, 47, of Menlo Park, says he was weary of being a cog in the Silicon...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Howdy, on Mar 27, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

MENLO PARK

Gordon and Betty Moore donate $50 million for Packard children's heart research

Bay Area philanthropists Gordon and Betty Moore have given Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford $50 million toward...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Be More, on Mar 31, 2017 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 1410 Views

MENLO PARK

Elena Avenue in Atherton closed by fallen tree

Atherton's Public Works Department reported at 10 a.m. that a fallen tree had closed Elena Avenue. Staff expected that the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fresh Air, on Apr 9, 2017 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook to hold five community festivals in Menlo Park this year

Facebook plans to hold five community festivals at its Menlo Park headquarters from May through October that will be free...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Rocky Peter, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

MENLO PARK

Cover story: The Cool philosophy

Since Jesse Ziff Cool first opened Flea St. Cafe in Menlo Park more than 30 years ago, her first allegiance has been to the...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by B, on Apr 19, 2017 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 1167 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Hillview Robotics" wins 2nd place at Northern California Championship

Are 12 year old 7th graders too old to still play with Lego? Not if you throw in some motors and sensors and ask them...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by Arthur Hogan, on Jul 8, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 4501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Inspires Next Generation of Educators; Offers 1,000 Summer Camp Scholarships

Question: What would inspire a former Navy submarine officer to detour his plans for medical school, opting instead to pursue...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2007 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 6804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why put your child in danger?

<B>The following letter by Maria Ploeger was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: Last week's...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 28, 2007 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 4180 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Academic honors: Report the information here

Report information about academic honors and scholarships in the comment box below. ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 16, 2007
Last comment by Newshound, on May 16, 2007 at 8:06 am | 2 comments | 4120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 3899 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 3444 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.

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