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Court battle continues over German Panzer tank

The battle continues in San Mateo County court over who owns a World War II-era German Panzer IV tank that once belonged...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2015
Last comment by Tricia , on Apr 22, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 5 comments | 2690 Views

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Are 'ghost homes' becoming a problem?

The house in Palo Alto's Crescent Park neighborhood is large and beautiful, its lawn is regularly manicured and, peering...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by John, on Apr 28, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 7 comments | 2843 Views

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Menlo Park: Hermosa Way heritage trees escape the ax

Two towering redwood trees at 1020 Hermosa Way escaped the ax after the Menlo Park Environmental Quality Commission voted...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Aug 5, 2015 at 8:41 pm | 20 comments | 2670 Views

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Menlo Park: Driver struck in head with bicycle lock

A man driving along El Camino Real pulled over after a bicyclist threw something at the car, according to Menlo Park police,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by John, on May 7, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 21 comments | 4796 Views

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Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more water

Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, on May 4, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 5118 Views

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Correction: Webb Ranch, Stanford settled lawsuit

In the April 15 issue of the Almanac, a story on a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court by Dr. Jean Gillon of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
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Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Support Local Law Enforcement, on May 6, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 3514 Views

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Menlo Park: Trial changes coming to Ravenswood intersection near rail crossing

Drivers will need to find alternate routes to the Civic Center in Menlo Park, when the city launches a 6-month trial of prohibiting...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Reality Check, on May 11, 2015 at 10:17 pm | 35 comments | 6248 Views

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Longtime AYSO board members retire after decades of service

Local registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is underway, but without the leadership of three of the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by John , on May 6, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 2728 Views

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Menlo Park signs off on new water restrictions

To further conserve water during the statewide drought, the City Council approved new restrictions for customers of the Menlo...

Original post made on May. 7, 2015
Last comment by 28 year resident, on May 8, 2015 at 8:02 pm | 8 comments | 4989 Views

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'Rabbit Dating Game'

Meet Christopher, sure to be a coveted bachelor this Saturday, May 9, during "The Rabbit Dating Game," our version of the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Incorrect Date!, on May 8, 2015 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2042 Views

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Sheriff's deputy charged with misdemeanor over gun brandishing

A San Mateo County deputy sheriff has been charged over allegations that he pointed a gun at a custodian in a Redwood City...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Et alia, on Jun 24, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 39 comments | 8668 Views

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Atherton: Willie Mays guest at opening of ballpark

More than five years after improvements to the baseball field at Holbrook-Palmer Park were proposed by the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on May. 9, 2015
Last comment by touch 'em all!, on May 10, 2015 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 2233 Views

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Firefighters rescue one from stranded boat, three remain on-board

A water-rescue crew transported one person to shore while assisting a boat in distress near East Palo Alto on Saturday morning,...

Original post made on May. 10, 2015
Last comment by Attractive Nuisance , on May 10, 2015 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views

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Webb Ranch teems with new, old activity

"The jewel of Silicon Valley" is how Doug Galen described Webb Ranch to the crowd assembled for a groundbreaking ceremony...

Original post made on May. 10, 2015
Last comment by Carol, on May 10, 2015 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 3105 Views

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Menlo Park: Trial underway in double DUI fatality

Nearly two years has passed, but the second-degree murder trial of Marjorie Reitzell is finally underway. The 55-year-old...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by A Reader, on May 13, 2015 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 2625 Views

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Portola Valley troop: Three earn Eagle Scout rank

The three newest Eagle Scouts in Portola Valley Boy Scout Troop 64 are Alex Duff, Kevin Kelly and Weston Bourgeois. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Gal, on May 13, 2015 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2557 Views

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Caltrain ridership hits new high

The annual head count of riders on Caltrain found that the average weekly number of passengers has hit 58,245 -- a 71 percent...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by mo' better trains, on May 13, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

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Driver testifies in double-fatality DUI trial

Marjorie Reitzell took the stand on Wednesday to testify in her defense, telling the court that she is capable of driving...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on May 15, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 12 comments | 5002 Views

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Coroner releases name of man killed by train in Atherton

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of the man who was struck and killed by a train at the Atherton...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 6026 Views
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