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Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 53 comments | 7386 Views

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Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by water saver 2, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 2343 Views

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Kepler's aims to start national conversation

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, well-known radio journalist Angie Coiro will host "In Deep," a two-hour talk show recorded...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Apr 22, 2015 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 2990 Views

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Police calls: Closet alarm may have scared off Felton Drive burglar

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/10/police-calls-closet-alarm-may-have-scared-felton-drive-burglar...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by THE iron man, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

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Menlo Park: One cart, 17 bottles of booze and three arrests

Despite the number of times such capers go awry, three people allegedly loaded a shopping cart at Safeway with bottles of...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 3342 Views

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Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 3, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 96 comments | 7937 Views

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Two major construction projects planned for Woodside Road this summer

If all goes as planned, two major construction projects will be underway in Woodside this summer, on either side of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 3784 Views

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Atherton moving to put stoplight at El Camino & Almendral

Atherton's City Council is quickly moving toward installing a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Bruce McHenry, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:17 pm | 26 comments | 5112 Views

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Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 2052 Views

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Sunday: 'Going Native' garden tour shows how to use less water

A free "Going Native Garden Tour" will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at gardens in Portola Valley, Woodside,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2045 Views

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Atherton OKs pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino

Atherton has given the go-ahead for work on a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, where...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 18, 2015 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 3108 Views

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Open space district official asks Caltrans to cut back herbicide spraying

A Midpeninsula Regional Open Space official has sent a letter to the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) asking...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by oakleaf, on Apr 21, 2015 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2835 Views

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More Woodside residents are moving underground

Woodside residents seem to be moving underground at an increasing pace. In the past five years, the town has approved 40...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 22, 2015 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 2940 Views

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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 | 2818 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 | 2946 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 | 2773 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 | 4921 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 | 5275 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 | 3606 Views
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