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Burgess Pool needs full audit before new contract

Erin Glanville on her blog has posted an excellent article on the awarding of a new contract for operation of the Burgess...

Original post made by want-full-audit on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Cmon, 2 hours ago | 24 comments | 1298 Views

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Renewal of City Manager McIntyre's contract.

Tonight (5-19-2015), in closed session the MP City council will consider renewing McIntyre's contract. (Public comment accepted...

Original post made by Morris Brown on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Gravy Train, on May 22, 2015 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 847 Views

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3 months and still no changes at Ravenswood Calgarian crossing

It has been three months since the tragic 23 Feb death at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing and yet not a single change has...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by resident, on May 21, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 3 comments | 95 Views

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Nak's is closing!

I was in town today, (Santa Cruz Ave) doing some shopping when I walked by Nak's. Ken Kurose, the son in law of Ken Nakumura...

Original post made by Suzanne on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 1332 Views

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Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

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Tonight: Two downtown Menlo Park projects, public benefit discussions

Two downtown Menlo Park development proposals with different options for public benefits will be discussed during separate...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Allan, on May 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

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State may fine Greenheart committee for campaign finance filing violation

Local developer Greenheart may pay $2,500 for failing to report its non-monetary donation of a telephone survey to the "No...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 16, 2015 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 1278 Views

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Menlo Park recreation: Commission supports non-resident surcharge

Those who want to play in Menlo Park, but don't live in the city, should expect to keep paying a 35 percent surcharge to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ex Menlo Park resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 1243 Views

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Almanac wins state-wide awards for photography, business story

The Almanac won two awards in the state-wide newspaper contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Betty, on May 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1915 Views

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County committee delays decision on O'Connor Street transfer request

Faced with a stack of new information, the members of the San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization have...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Not-Jeff, on May 8, 2015 at 11:26 am | 17 comments | 1483 Views

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Letter: Another reason to say 'no' to leafblowers

I want to thank you for Dave Boyce's article about the landscaper Danna Breen, who advises us to keep leafblowers away from...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 6, 2015 at 6:32 pm | 2 comments | 219 Views

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Greenheart starts building Menlo Park apartment complex

Greenheart Land Company's planned 195-unit apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in Menlo Park has started construction....

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 6, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 10 comments | 1215 Views

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Police calls: Mike's Camera hit again; 15 cameras stolen

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/05/06/police-calls-mikes-camera-hit-again-15...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on May 6, 2015 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1737 Views

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Tonight: Water restrictions; trial changes to Ravenswood rail crossing go before Menlo Park council

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District will see new water restrictions if the Menlo Park City Council votes...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on May 5, 2015 at 10:30 pm | 16 comments | 2018 Views

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SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park dies at 47

Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water, on May 5, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 5641 Views

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Menlo Park commission recommends bike lanes, no third lane on El Camino Real

Given a choice of three options or leaving El Camino Real alone, the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on May 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 53 comments | 3541 Views

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It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customers

The manager of the California Water Service's Bear Gulch District said Tuesday that the district is working on a plan that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sharif, on May 1, 2015 at 7:08 am | 38 comments | 5247 Views

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Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 975 Views

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Menlo Park Planning Commission again recommends bike lanes on El Camino Real

After a lengthy dissection of a 7-0 vote made at a previous meeting to recommend adding bike lanes, but not car lanes, to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Apr 30, 2015 at 7:54 am | 34 comments | 2466 Views

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Menlo Park: Shots fired at officers during police chase

Shots were fired at officers in the Willow Road area of Menlo Park during a police chase tonight. No officers were injured,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 4099 Views
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