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MENLO PARK

Tonight's Menlo Park council meeting: parking, bike lanes and more

The Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight, Dec. 6, for its second-to-last meeting in 2016, and, as may be expected, has...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2017
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Why Doesn't The Bike Project Field Trial Evaluate Bike Safety?

A few weeks ago, a collision between my road bike and a white pick-up truck on Woodside Road reminded me that even well marked...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Apr 22, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 157 Views

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Caltrain CEO Jim Hartnett awarded big Salary increase

Noticed by few, at the end of the April 6 2017 the Caltrain Board meeting, Jim Hartnett’s employment contract was amended...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 21, 2017 at 10:34 pm | 12 comments | 547 Views

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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 | 1157 Views

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Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 20 comments | 2750 Views

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Report: Menlo Park issues permits for hundreds of housing units

Since 2014, Menlo Park has been on a trajectory to reverse its reticence toward housing growth. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Progress, on Apr 17, 2017 at 9:07 pm | 5 comments | 2362 Views

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Menlo Park: Driver suffers major injuries in crash

A man in his 20s was severely injured in Menlo Park early Sunday morning (April 16) after the vehicle he was driving slammed...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2017
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Menlo Park: Westbound Sand Hill Road reopens

Westbound Sand Hill Road, between Branner Road and Saga Way, which had been closed for an accident investigation, is now...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Apr 16, 2017 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

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Congrats to all Menlo/Athertonian/Woodsider/PV-ites on their contributions to Trump's 30 day defeat of ISIS

"I have a plan, a very secret plan, to defeat ISIS in 30 days" Day 31 - he could not have done it without all our work,...

Original post made by New Deal Home on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by Lance the Org, on Apr 16, 2017 at 10:05 am | 16 comments | 600 Views

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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 | 2467 Views

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Suspect charged in Almanac online hacking case

A 34-year-old San Francisco man was arraigned April 11 in federal District Court on charges in connection with the Sept....

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Apr 13, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1800 Views

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Menlo Park: Mueller seeks disclosure of meetings, phone calls by public officials

Mandatory public memos listing all city-related meetings and phone calls conducted each week would become a requirement for...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by Just Sayin', on Apr 12, 2017 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 1825 Views

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April 11th first day in 2017 with 13 hours + of daylight

April 11 was the first 13+ hours of day light in 2017 with the sun rising at 6:39 AM and setting at 7:41 PM. For the rest...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 11, 2017
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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 | 2902 Views

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Editorial: Scope of Menlo Park library study far too narrow

Given the popularity of the city's library branch in Belle Haven, and the significant limitations of that branch with regard...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by complex, on Apr 10, 2017 at 8:56 am | 7 comments | 1272 Views

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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 | 1334 Views

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Menlo Park: How to improve Bayfront Park

A community meeting to discuss Menlo Park's master plan for Bedwell Bayfront Park will be held Saturday, April 8, from 10...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Fresh Air, on Apr 9, 2017 at 10:52 pm | 8 comments | 1535 Views

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Save the Date for a Belle Haven Community Outreach Discussion by the Fire District

Save the Date for a Belle Haven Community Outreach Discussion by the Fire District on April 29 at 10 AM at Station 77 at...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 7, 2017
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Tonight: Menlo council examines rail-crossing options

How many rail crossings should Menlo Park separate from the Caltrain tracks? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/04/04/tonight-menlo-rail-examines-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by steve schmidt, on Apr 5, 2017 at 12:13 pm | 3 comments | 1148 Views

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Menlo Park: Is city ignoring Belle Haven's library needs?

A proposal to increase by one-third the size of Menlo Park's main library in the Civic Center is facing scrutiny by Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2017
Last comment by concerned, on Apr 4, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 10 comments | 1759 Views
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