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Local ways to celebrate the Fourth

As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by gardener , on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 600 Views

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Menlo Park: Two arrested following armed robbery, wild chase across Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 28, following an armed robbery and a wild chase across the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2138 Views

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Man dies in crash on I-280 in Woodside

A 71-year-old Cupertino man died in a solo-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon on Interstate 280 in Woodside, California Highway...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
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Sheriff Greg Munks to retire in mid July

Sheriff Greg Munks announced today that he will retire July 16 due to the effect a "not life-threatening" heart condition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2025 Views

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Little League: Lutticken's claims city championship

The Lutticken's Little League team edged the Sharon Heights Shells 2-1 on June 11 to claim the Menlo Park city championship...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Baz a bol - football, on Jul 3, 2016 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Scott Delucchi departs for Monterey SPCA post

Scott Delucchi, a former Menlo Park resident, has left his post as vice president of community relations for the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2016
Last comment by Tom Mack, on Jul 4, 2016 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views

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Pig scrambles: Residents, veterinarians debate issue

A brief and extemporaneous debate on the values of the Old West took shape on June 28 at the Woodside Town Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by KT2, on Jul 10, 2016 at 12:23 am | 5 comments | 1457 Views

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Menlo Park: How Facebook's expansion might affect local traffic

While there is debate about how much Facebook's expansion plans will impact housing in Menlo Park, since only about 4 percent...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Jul 7, 2016 at 9:38 am | 6 comments | 2627 Views

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East Palo Alto activists say Menlo Park omitted key letter from Facebook expansion study

Something is missing from the almost 5,000 pages of text detailing how the environment would be affected by Facebook's plans...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Kathy, on Jul 8, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 4 comments | 1813 Views

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Menlo Park says 'no thanks' to state affordable housing bill

Menlo Park "agrees that California is facing a housing affordability crisis; however, this is not the solution." Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by no more, on Jul 12, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 4843 Views

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Atherton council: Lewis and Wiest say they will run for re-election

Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis and Councilman Cary Wiest, whose council terms end this year, have told the Almanac they plan...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 1666 Views

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Marsh Road drainage channel project moving ahead

Atherton officials say the contractors are making significant progress in installing a new drainage channel along Marsh Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 2465 Views

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New findings on combating sudden oak death

In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 4225 Views

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Menlo Park: Dry cleaner pleads no contest to fraud charges

Edwin Gary Smith, the former owner of Menalto Dry Cleaners in Menlo Park, pleaded no contest on July 8 to eight felonies:...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Jul 11, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 6 comments | 1508 Views

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New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1386 Views

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Filing period opens for local elections

The candidate filing period for Nov. 8 local elections to city councils, school board and special district boards opens July...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Republican, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 436 Views

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Home Sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1877 Views

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Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3570 Views

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Editorial: Supervisors' rushed appointment of sheriff a bad decision

"The public was completely removed from this process," Supervisor Dave Pine says, referring to the rushed and unexpected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 8, 2016 at 7:05 am | 62 comments | 3309 Views

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Menlo Park author has a lot to juggle

Menlo Park's Nick Taylor is a champion multitasker, the type who in the past would have been called a Renaissance man. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Money Penny, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 2013 Views
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