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Almanac editorial: No on Measure M
When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box... Last comment 4 hours ago | 167 comments

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"Diaper Derby"
Addison Servatius, 8 months old, left, and Tyler Witlin, 9 months old, compete in the diaper derby, held during the Menlo Park downtown block party on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. (Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac.) Submitted by Michelle Le on Jun 23, 2013

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College bond measure faces a new kind of opponent
When there is opposition to school construction bond measures, it usually comes from voters opposed to the concept of taxation. This time, they have company. Friday, 5:59 PM

Five indicted in bid-rigging scheme at foreclosure auctions
Five real estate investors accused of rigging bids at foreclosure auctions in San Francisco and San Mateo counties have been indicted in federal court in San Francisco, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Friday, 8:29 AM | 8 comments

Voter Guide 2014
Links to Voter Guide stories in the Almanac for the Nov. 4 election.
Friday, 7:57 AM

Voter info available to candidates, journalists
It may come as a surprise to voters that much of the information they provide when they register to vote (including name, party affiliation and address) can be legally obtained by candidates and ballot measure committees, as well as scholars and journalists. They also can find out whether or not you voted. Friday, 8:29 AM

New laws aim to level playing field for LGBT community members
Two bills by Assemblyman Rich Gordon to improve healthcare and economic opportunities for the LGBT community have been signed into law. The bills were among 17 Mr. Gordon authored in 2014 that passed in both houses of the state Legislature. Friday, 9:17 AM

Supes OK going forward with Middlefield Road redesign plan
San Mateo County is ready to design improvements that will slim down the section of Middlefield Road between Redwood City and Atherton to three lanes while adding bike lanes, wider sidewalks and other other amenities. Thursday, 10:15 AM

Local 2015 Michelin stars: Madera, Village Pub, Baume
The Michelin guide released its latest San Francisco Bay Area stars list Tuesday, yet again granting distinction to Baume in Palo Alto, Madera in Menlo Park, Chez TJ in Mountain View and The Village Pub in Woodside. Thursday, 12:00 AM

Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

Oak Knoll teacher John Fuller writes a book inspired by his long commute

Menlo Park to study changing public benefits trigger in specific plan

County bans smoking in apartments, condos in unincorporated areas

Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park

Facebook funds upgrades to fire district technology and equipment

Should Portola Valley allow deputies to deploy license-plate-reading cameras?

Menlo Park mayor hosts Chinese delegation

Police calls: Bobcat construction vehicle stolen from Woodside home

Man, 27, convicted of Woodside burglaries, sentenced to 33 years in prison


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