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Menlo Park: Big new house OK'd despite neighbors' objections

A controversial plan to demolish a one-story single family home and build a 4,900-square-foot, two-story, Spanish-style house...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2017
Last comment by Not to worry. , 47 minutes ago | 16 comments | 2137 Views

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Aggressive Downtown Parking Enforcement

With declining sales, and over 100 parking places being eliminated in the Menlo Park Downtown area, why oh why, does the...

Original post made by X-Downtown Shopper on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 125 Views

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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 Dana Hendricklson, 14 hours ago | 11 comments | 365 Views

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interesting article in the Guardian today about the gentrification of eastern Menlo Park

"Facebook worker living in garage to Zuckerberg: challenges are right outside your door" https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/jul/24/facebook-cafeteria-workers-wages-zuckerb...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by how do they make it around here?, on Jul 24, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 107 Views

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Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission

The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2017
Last comment by answers, on Jul 22, 2017 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 989 Views

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Little League award-winners named

Sportsmanship awards for the spring season were given to 40 Menlo-Atherton Little League players and seven coaches at the...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by baseball dad, on Jul 22, 2017 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 969 Views

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Menlo Park council authorizes up to $6.7 million for affordable housing project

A proposal by the nonprofit housing developer MidPen Housing to redevelop the 1300 block of Willow Road into a 141-unit...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Thanks Facebook, on Jul 21, 2017 at 3:59 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

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Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center

Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2017
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Jul 20, 2017 at 8:07 pm | 4 comments | 1618 Views

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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 Aaron, on Jul 20, 2017 at 4:26 pm | 58 comments | 6894 Views

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Police calls: Thieves steal $2,000 in cologne; driver cited over heat threat to puppy

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Ladera and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/07/10/police-calls-thieves-steal-2000-in-cologne...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Advocate, on Jul 20, 2017 at 10:09 am | 3 comments | 2044 Views

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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, on Jul 19, 2017 at 11:30 pm | 28 comments | 4070 Views

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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, on Jul 19, 2017 at 8:27 pm | 9 comments | 2425 Views

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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, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1958 Views

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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 , on Jul 19, 2017 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 1039 Views

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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 | 1430 Views

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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 | 3245 Views

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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. 270 Views

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Menlo Park mayor, others react to Facebook expansion plan

Facebook's plans for a 3.45 million square foot housing, office and retail development along Willow Road in eastern Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2017 at 11:00 am | 27 comments | 2933 Views

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ID theft suspect arrested on explosives possession

A man under investigation for identity theft in Menlo Park was arrested in Stockton July 6 after law enforcement agents said...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 13, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 1873 Views

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Menlo Park East-West Bike Connectivity Survey

Menlo Park Bicyclists: I am conducting a survey of Menlo Park residents and your input would be appreciated. The collective...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jul. 11, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 12, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 219 Views
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