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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Beltramo's, Menlo Park Hardware burglarized

Burglars struck at two Menlo Park businesses over past several days: Beltramo's Wine & Spirits on Thursday (July 14) and...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Jul 19, 2016 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 3909 Views

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Guest opinion: 'Big ideas' — and follow-through — needed for downtown Menlo Park

Four years ago Menlo Park residents identified a small number of bold civic projects they believed would greatly increase...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by Leslie, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

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Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/07/20/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Berg, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2287 Views

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Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2540 Views

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Atherton resident convicted of violating Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act

Atherton resident Bill Facteau, former CEO of Menlo Park medical device company Acclarent, has been convicted in federal...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Srini?, on Jul 22, 2016 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 4638 Views

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Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity

Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity for a number of reasons. Likely elimination of parking on Oak...

Original post made by whatever on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 31, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 369 Views

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Menlo Park: Construction worker lifted out of open basement after fall

A construction worker was lifted out of an open basement on a construction site in Menlo Park on Wednesday, Aug. 24, after...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 25, 2016 at 6:49 pm | 2 comments | 3151 Views

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Trumps campaign being run by serial sexual harasser Roger Ailes; Fox settles for Ailes actions for TWENTY MILLION plus

This is real world evil: Roger Ailes' RECORDED actions were beyond disgusting; so Trump immediately hires Ailes. Fox settles...

Original post made by the real Pig Scramble on Sep. 6, 2016
Last comment by Brookie , on Sep 6, 2016 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 300 Views

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Menlo Park: Willow Road gridlock gets another look

Willow Road, Menlo Park's best-known gridlock hotspot, could have some changes coming. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/09/07/willow-road-gridlock-get...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Sep 7, 2016 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2263 Views

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Tuesday: Menlo Park meets on Ravenswood Avenue grade separation

The Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in downtown Menlo Park is being studied for the feasibility of a grade-separation...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by furrburger, on Oct 5, 2016 at 1:53 pm | 2 comments | 1731 Views

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Menlo Park Police Department wins international award for community policing

The Menlo Park Police Department has been recognized again this year with an award for community policing, this time the...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 7, 2016 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 1703 Views

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Menlo Park teachers endorse Ackerman and Saywell for school board

Hi my name is Vincent Lopez. I have taught in MPCSD for nine years; I currently teach third grade at Oak Knoll in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Menlo Park Education Association on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 450 Views

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Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for City Council

Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Impressed, on Oct 11, 2016 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 739 Views

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Tuesday: Should food truck event move to Menlo Park Civic Center?

When the Menlo Park City Council meets Oct. 11, it will discuss whether the city should lease space in the Civic Center...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Wondering, on Oct 12, 2016 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 1351 Views

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Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens Monday

Menlo Park City School District students, squeezed by 40 percent enrollment growth in the past 11 years, should get some...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by O'Connor Resident, on Oct 16, 2016 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 2631 Views

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Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2761 Views

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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 | 832 Views

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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 | 2984 Views

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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 | 283 Views

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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 | 344 Views
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