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Assembly race: Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 24, 2015 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2317 Views

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Police: Burglars ransack East Palo Alto church

Less than a month before a scheduled 75th anniversary celebration and fundraiser to repair church grounds, burglars have...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Jul 24, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1689 Views

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DUI checkpoint planned for undisclosed location in Menlo Park

Somewhere in Menlo Park tonight (Friday, July 24), police officers will be stopping vehicles, checking driver's licenses...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Show me da benjamins, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 2082 Views

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Firefighters reach tentative deal with Menlo Park fire district

After seven years of working without a contract, firefighters and the management of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 27, 2015 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 2761 Views

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Longtime local family business moves back to its roots

In the more than 60 years since John and Mary Lyngso started Lyngso Garden Materials in the early 1950s, Lyngso has sold...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by James Carr, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 3576 Views

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Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 4691 Views

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Labor board rulings lead to deal with firefighters

A ruling by a state labor-relations board led the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters, who have been...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1704 Views

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One small seed

The mission of nurturing bodies and souls at St. Patrick's Seminary took on an added dimension last year with the launch...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

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Drought, warm weather increase concerns about West Nile virus

Trapping mosquitoes, testing live chickens, vaccinating horses, unleashing bacteria. All of that is happening in San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by shut 'er down!, on Aug 2, 2015 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1552 Views

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Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views

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Mosquito control operation went as planned, vector control district says

The campaign to kill mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus came to Menlo Park's Allied Arts neighborhood and parts of...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2015
Last comment by NIMBYBISP, on Aug 4, 2015 at 11:12 am | 7 comments | 2371 Views

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Cover story: Refusing to turn away

J. David Cummings of Menlo Park left an 11-year career as a theoretical physicist at Lawrence Livermore laboratory, a center...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 6, 2015 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2813 Views

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Locals seek meeting with FAA over Surf Air, which added 10 round-trip flights this week

Local officials have requested Federal Aviation Administration representatives meet with them to discuss noise from Surf...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 72 comments | 5543 Views

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Arizona man who burglarized Woodside home is sentenced

One of two Arizona men who flew to the Bay Area in 2012 with the purpose of burglarizing homes was sentenced Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 10, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 2226 Views

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Tuesday: Learn about Atherton's plans for bicyclist and pedestrian improvements

The first phase of Atherton's plans for making the town a friendlier and safer place for bicyclists and pedestrians will...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by The privileged path, on Aug 11, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 7 comments | 3082 Views

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Fire danger warning issued, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area from Thursday afternoon through this morning (Aug. 7), led the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Skyye, on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 2410 Views

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Report: Rent hikes greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County has released statistics on housing costs and income for the quarter ending June 30, and the numbers confirm...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

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Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2148 Views

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Looking for a miracle

Marisa Martinez says she refuses to accept what doctors tell her - that her daughter Zamora Moon, not quite 8 years old,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto , on Aug 14, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 5 comments | 6994 Views

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Briefs: Junior League partnership aims to boost girls in tech

The Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula and Technovation, a mobile app entrepreneurship competition for girls, are partnering...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Aug 13, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 927 Views
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