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College district puts $388 million bond measure on November ballot

The San Mateo County Community College District is going back to voters and asking them to approve a large bond measure for...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Maxine Terner, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:29 pm | 13 comments | 3396 Views

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Judge pleads not guilty to drunken driving

A San Mateo County judge pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom Tuesday (Aug. 5) to a misdemeanor charge of driving...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 2898 Views

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Facebook holds game day with kids

Facebook summer interns took a short break from their computers for the company's first intern game day during the afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services, on Aug 11, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 3120 Views

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Portola Valley caller spots suspicious person; deputies arrest man on burglary charges

Sheriff's Office deputies, responding to a suspicious-person 911 call from a Portola Valley resident on Aug. 7 at 7:40 a.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 2628 Views

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PHS offers $1,000 reward in shooting of dog in Menlo Park

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2420 Views

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DA finds no criminal misconduct in SamTrans accounting probe

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe has concluded his office's investigation into allegations of improper...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 5 comments | 3624 Views

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Menlo Park: BevMo burglar gets away with an empty box

A burglar apparently stole a valuable bottle of 30-year-old MacAllan whisky from Beverages and More at 700 El Camino Real...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 15, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 8 comments | 3862 Views

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Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 4544 Views

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Trio allegedly robs, attacks man on bicycle in East Palo Alto

Three East Palo Alto males, two adults and one juvenile, were arrested Thursday after they allegedly attacked and robbed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Gina, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:02 pm | 2 comments | 7577 Views

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Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2475 Views

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No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 35 comments | 4478 Views

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Menlo Park: Tom Wing & Sons closing at end of September

After seven years in Menlo Park and more than 40 years in business, Tom Wing & Sons is closing its Menlo Park store and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by The Old Sage, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 4987 Views

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Editorial: Bills would help curb growing crisis over antibiotics

Good news hails from Sacramento in the form of two bills successfully sponsored by Sen. Jerry Hill. Both are important first...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2014
Last comment by Fernando, on Aug 21, 2014 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2841 Views

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6.1 earthquake rattles Bay Area

A 6.1 earthquake that centered near South Napa shook Bay Area residents in their beds early Sunday morning. U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 24, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2890 Views

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More than 500 riders turn out for Tour de Menlo

More than 500 bicycle riders from all over the Bay Area participated the 10th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride on Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Aug 25, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 2951 Views

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Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 11, 2014 at 7:19 pm | 129 comments | 14396 Views

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Two seek local seat on open space district board

Incumbent Larry Hassett and challenger Brandon Lewke are running for the Ward 6 seat on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 4533 Views

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Portola Valley earthquake expert shares his knowledge

Sheldon Breiner, a geophysicist from Portola Valley, wants local residents to prepare for an earthquake much bigger than...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Sep 4, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 6651 Views

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Menlo Park holds forum on general plan update

Menlo Park has plans -- a lot of them: the specific plan, the housing plan, the Willow business area plan, the Belle Haven...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 12, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 15 comments | 1904 Views

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Atherton, Menlo Park: Cops focus on distracted driving

A contingent of seven or eight motorcycle officers from around San Mateo County will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2014
Last comment by Gimme a break, on Sep 13, 2014 at 9:10 pm | 23 comments | 3748 Views
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