Menlo Park Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Menlo Park, Waze partner for traffic dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Almanac

    Waze has made similar agreements with more than 450 other agencies, including cities, state and county governments, nonprofits and first responders. Menlo Park residents have in the past complained that the app has routed drivers through their neighborhoods in order to circumvent roads known to jam up, especially Willow Road.

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  2. Public scrutiny launched for Facebook's 'Willow Village'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Almanac

    On Monday, Feb. 26, the proposed "Willow Village" development is scheduled to go before Menlo Park's Planning Commission for a study session, and Facebook has scheduled three open houses in March to answer questions from the public about its proposed project. The company has expansive redevelopment plans for the 59-acre property it owns that runs on the south side of Willow Road about a quarter mile west of Bayfront Expressway, bounded roughly by Mid Peninsula High School to the west, Willow Road to the north, the Dumbarton rail corridor to the east, and the UPS Center and Pacific Biosciences office to the south.

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  3. Menlo fire chief gets threats, complaints about PG&E adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2018 | Almanac

    Full-page ads bearing the face of Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman and praising PG&E were printed in newspapers throughout the Bay Area, including the counties devastated by the North Bay fires in October. . Harold Schapelhouman, the chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, said that when he agreed to appear in advertisements for Pacific Gas & Electric Company this past summer, he never imagined it would lead to threats of physical violence and a spate of nasty phone calls and emails.

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  4. Menlo Park: Cultural exchange opportunity for teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Almanac

    Kids ages 12 to 15 who live in Menlo Park are invited to apply for one of 10 spots to participate in a cultural exchange trip to Bizen, Japan, a Friendship City of Menlo Park. The trip is scheduled for late July or early August of this year and would give students the opportunity to tour the city and experience its culture and heritage.

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  5. Armed suspect enters home on Sevier Avenue in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Almanac

    A person with a firearm has entered a home on the block of Sevier Avenue in Belle Haven according to Menlo Park Police. The department sent out an alert at 6:23 a.m. asking people to avoid the area, and another at 7:43 a.m. asking the public to shelter in place.

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  6. Man with assault rifle type weapon suspected to be in home on Sevier Avenue in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2018 | Almanac

    Menlo Park police have put out a shelter in place order after a man was reportedly seen firing an assault rifle type weapon in the backyard of a residence on the 1100 block of Sevier Avenue in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood around 11 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24. When police arrived, they set up a perimeter and tried to contact the people inside the home. They did not receive a response, but did get witness accounts of what had happened.

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  7. Sunday: Local 'craftivist' to host celebrity knitter at Cafe ZoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Almanac

    As a scientist who now works at Stanford, she would knit as a hobby, but didn't want people to take her less seriously when they learned she liked to knit. But when she designed a knitted "resistor" hat last year that became to the Science March something like what the pink "pussyhat" was to the Women's March, she learned that her passion for science and her love of knitting were not mutually exclusive.

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  8. SLAC at 55Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Almanac

    A SLAC scientist holds a light sensor for a prototype device that uses liquified xenon to detect hypothetical dark-matter particles as they pass through the Earth. If such a particle bumps into a xenon atom, it should create a flash of light for the detector.

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  9. Menlo Park: committee selects favored election mapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Almanac

    The five-district map that the nine-member Menlo Park Advisory Districting Committee has selected to recommend for approval by the City Council. After hours of discussion in intensive meetings held over the past month or so, Menlo Park's nine-member Advisory Districting Committee took a final vote Feb. 22 on two maps intended to fairly split the city into five or six voting districts.

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  10. Menlo Park: Police puzzled over motive in downtown auto burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Almanac

    Police are considering a suspect who is either transient or mentally ill in connection with a string of overnight auto burglaries of insignificant items stolen recently from vehicles in downtown Menlo Park. In every one of the 17 burglaries reported on Sunday, Feb. 18, the locked vehicles were parked in an area roughly east of the Caltrain tracks and north of Ravenswood Avenue, and the burglar smashed a window and stole something of little value, according to Dave Bertini, interim chief of the Menlo Park Police Department.

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  11. Menlo Park: Lorraine Godfrey lived a full and active lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2018 | Almanac

    A memorial service is set for Lorraine Godfrey, a longtime resident of Menlo Park, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Community Hall at 765 Portola Road in Portola Valley. Ms. Godfrey was born in San Francisco on Valentine's Day in 1919, and died a few days short of that date, on Nov. 10, 2017.

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  12. Atherton to continue looking at how to address cost of fire servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Almanac

    Atherton will continue to look at its options for pulling out of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District or reducing the share of property taxes the district receives, its City Council decided Wednesday night, Feb. 21. The council had invited Atherton residents to weigh in on a report from the Matrix Consulting Group showing that in the 2015-16 fiscal year Atherton, with 8 percent of the residents in the fire district, provided $11.8 million to the district -- 31.7 percent of its total property tax revenue. The study says if the town had its own fire department it would probably cost $6.8 million a year.

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  13. Hit-and-run critically injures East Palo Alto manRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Almanac

    A 75-year-old man from East Palo Alto was critically injured the night of Feb. 20 after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run near University Avenue and the Dumbarton rail line, according to Menlo Park police. Police were called around 10:14 p.m. after a passerby driving along University Avenue saw a large object in the roadway.

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  14. Menlo fire board has no official comment on fiscal studyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2018 | Almanac

    This home at 28 Almendral Avenue in Atherton was purchased by the fire district in 2017 for $4.6 million and is currently being lived by the district's training captain. The Atherton fire station can be seen on the left in the photo.

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  15. Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Almanac

    A photograph of the building that now houses the Oasis in a previous era. The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business, according to a Feb. 21 announcement on Facebook by the business' owners, the Tougas family.

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  16. Menlo Park: Districting committee to finalize recommendations on election districtsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2018 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park Districting Advisory Committee is expected to hold its final meeting Thursday, Feb. 22, at 7:15 p.m. to come up with recommendations for how the city should be split into five or six voting districts. The meeting will be held in the Oak Room of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in the Menlo Park Civic Center at 700 Alma St. The City Council is expected to consider the committee's recommendations at its meeting scheduled March 13. Then several other public hearings will be held before the final map is adopted and submitted to the county registrar in May, according to a project timeline .

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  17. Menlo Park: Locals question library siting processRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Almanac

    After mediators launched Menlo Park's third meeting on Thursday, Feb. 15, to pick a site for a proposed new main library by insisting attendees abide by a series of discursive ground rules, several attendees stood and asked city staff politely but assertively to make sure their comments were accurately recorded and their feedback taken into account. The meetings, for attendees, involved being told ground rules for the discussion, hearing a presentation, getting a chance to ask clarifying questions, breaking into small groups, offering feedback and then relying on note-takers in each group to accurately record and relay their feedback.

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  18. County seeks rescue plan for preschool servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Almanac

    The Ravenswood school district is in talks with the county and state to assume operations for the Child Development Center, which provides preschool services for children 3-5 years old in East Palo Alto. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  19. Which way forward?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Almanac

    Like residents in most Peninsula cities, people who live in Menlo Park don't want to have anything of a lesser quality than their neighbors. Visit the elegant Mitchell Park Library and Community Center in Palo Alto, or the charming red-brick Redwood City Library, and it's clear why some in Menlo Park want the same facilities in their city.

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  20. Thursday: County seeks feedback on regional transportation prioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2018 | Almanac

    San Mateo County is considering asking voters to approve a half-cent sales tax in the November election and is looking for feedback from residents about what its top priorities should be. To gather feedback, a public meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 15, starting at 6:30 p.m. at the Menlo Park Senior Center, 110 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park.

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