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Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2213 Views

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Election: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3527 Views

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Avenidas senior center head to step down

Menlo Park resident Lisa Hendrickson, the president and CEO for the past 15 years of Avenidas, the Palo Alto senior-services...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on May 19, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 3063 Views

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Atherton: Encinal students 'shelter in place' due to gas leak

A contractor working behind Encinal Elementary School in Atherton struck a small natural gas pipe this morning and caused...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 20, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2594 Views

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Editorial: Horsley gets nod in District 3 race

Don Horsley has spent 18 years serving San Mateo County as an elected official, first as sheriff for 14 years and, most recently,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by RYOOYFM, on May 21, 2014 at 8:41 am | 7 comments | 1260 Views

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Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 2169 Views

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Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Apr 22, 2015 at 6:57 pm | 18 comments | 4119 Views

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Menlo Park: Four reach Eagle Scout status

Four scouts with Menlo Park Boy Scouts of America Troop 109 recently achieved Eagle Scout status. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lily, on Jun 6, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 4469 Views

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Circus Club suit alleges age discrimination

The former head of maintenance at the Menlo Circus Club who was fired last November is suing the Atherton club and its general...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Sarah, on May 22, 2014 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1610 Views

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Police calls: Driver looks away briefly and crashes into pole

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/21/police-calls-driver-looks-away-briefly...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by straight talk, on May 22, 2014 at 8:42 pm | 1 comment | 2771 Views

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Incumbent faces watchdog in District 3 supervisorial race

Big differences in beliefs on government's proper role in our lives, and on local government's effectiveness in fulfilling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 4058 Views

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Judge tosses Woodell lawsuit over evidence destruction

John Woodell's defamation lawsuit against two Menlo Park fire board directors has been dismissed, despite his argument for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by android user, on May 23, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 3774 Views

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World War II veteran receives long overdue medals

Veteran John Indergand fought and was injured, twice, in World War II, but he never received one of the medals he earned...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 5351 Views

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Menlo Park residents set national cycling records

Two Menlo Park residents, masters athletes MaryAnn Levenson and Jim Turner, recently set three national cycling records at...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by John , on May 28, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2879 Views

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Police calls: Arrest made in tequila theft incident

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/28/police-calls-arrest-made-in-tequila-theft-incident...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on May 28, 2014 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 2571 Views

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Menlo Park: Judge tosses Woodell suit over evidence destruction

John Woodell's defamation lawsuit against two Menlo Park fire board directors has been dismissed on grounds that he deliberately...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
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Menlo Park benefit raises $4M for Alzheimer's Association

"We blew the doors off," said Michaela "Mikey" Hoag of Atherton, after chairing the "Part the Cloud Gala" in Menlo Park recently...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 4014 Views

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Supes candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Forest dweller, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 1621 Views

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Menlo Park: Settlement reached in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

While the physical and mental consequences of a crash that hurt 6-year-old twins remain, the legal repercussions appear resolved:...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 14 comments | 7146 Views

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Jim Gallagher, journalist, transit official, dies at 83

Jim Gallagher, a longtime Peninsula journalist and transit official, died at his Redwood City home Thursday. For many years,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 3105 Views
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