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Who do you think is telling the Truth --Woodell or Bernstein?

Original post made by Opinion Poll, Menlo Park: Sharon Heights, on Oct 29, 2011

On the evening of Saturday October 15 John Woodell's phone was lost. On the morning of October 17 Chuck Bernstein said he found Mr. Woodell's telphone in a bush in his yard far from the street next to an upended lawn sign promoting the election of Virginia Chang Kiraly for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District.

Some say that this suggests that Mr. Woodell upended the sign since the lawn sign was far from the street and Mr. Woodells Google telephone was found next to the upended lawn sign. Mr. Woodell vigorusly denies this allegation.

Others suggest that Mr. Bernstein may not be telling the truth as to where he said he found Woodell's Google telephone.

Mr. Bernstein offered to take a lie detector test. When Mr. Woodell was asked if he would be willing to do the same he declined to take the test.

I am asking Almanac Readers to weigh in on who you believe. If you believe Mr. Woodell please place on the first line of your response "Woodell". If you believe Bernstein please place on the first line of your response "Bernstein"

Rationale for your belief is optional and can be placed below the first line.

Results will be tabulated one week from today and posted in another Almanac blog.

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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Oct 29, 2011 at 9:43 am

Opinion Poll

People might be more inclined to respond if you identify yourself and explain your interest in this topic.

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Posted by Seriously
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Oct 29, 2011 at 11:18 am

This topic has been beat to death. Kiraly got way more attention from the incident than the one sign ever would have provided her. Let it go.

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Posted by Almanac Reader
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:30 pm

Menlo Voter, according the the Almanac, Bernstein found the phone on October 18, not 17. Web Link

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Posted by Neighbor
a resident of Menlo Park: The Willows
on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:48 pm


I know both. It is Bernstein hands down. What a ridiculous comparison.

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Posted by Peter Carpenter
a resident of Atherton: Lindenwood
on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:52 pm

Truth is not determined by polls, much less by anonymous polls.

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Posted by Council Watcher
a resident of Menlo Park: Stanford Hills
on Oct 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm


I know Chuck Bernstein and he is as honest as the day is long. He has a solid reputation in the community and I have never known him to lie. Sometimes his honesty is to his detriment. He is brutally honest and I wouldn't have it any other way

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Posted by menlo voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Oct 29, 2011 at 5:05 pm

menlo voter is a registered user.

The Menlo Voter posting above is not me. The one that is registered to use the handle. I have no opinion as to who's telling the truth.

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