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Fire chief signs on for another two years

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District since January 2007, has a new contract with the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1967 Views

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Menlo Park: Two history professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Trumpnchange, on Mar 30, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 311 Views

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Menlo Park: History professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by InDerFuerhersFace, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:35 pm | 15 comments | 3496 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District prepares for its 100th birthday

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District turns 100 this June, and to celebrate, its members will wear commemorative badges...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Victoria, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

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Woodside church ushers in 'Village Hub'

A tentative plan would offer Woodside Bakery muffins and croissants, along with gourmet coffee and snacks, at neighborly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Local Dude, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1541 Views

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Caltrain schedule changes begin today

Caltrain is changing its train schedule starting today to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging down stops at several...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Apr 4, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

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Committee forms to consider commercial aircraft noise remedies

Portola Valley Councilwoman Ann Wengert is one of 12 elected officials from San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jason Parekh, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2340 Views

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Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2727 Views

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Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Philip Russell, on May 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2601 Views

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Police arrest man in connection with brush fire near Facebook

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/04/01/investigators-deem-mondays-grass-fire-suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 7, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

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Menlo Park: Presbyterian Pastor Walt Gerber dies at 79

Walt Gerber, who presided as senior pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church – now called Menlo Church – for 28...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Peter Mwaniki, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 7557 Views

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Menlo Park: Jane Baxter helps thousands with hearing problems

Over the years in her practice as a clinical audiologist, Dr. Jane Baxter of Menlo Park figures she has treated well over...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Steve Beck, on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:33 am | 3 comments | 1713 Views

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Report on homes near transit: Menlo Park's among most expensive

When it comes to the sale prices of homes near transit, Menlo Park homes were among the most expensive in the Bay Area, according...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2381 Views

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Tonight: Carriage house, bike lanes on Menlo council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss and perhaps answer Tuesday, April 12, a number of questions. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Apr 12, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 1101 Views

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Former county social worker sentenced to nine years for child sex abuse

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of East Palo Alto children was sentenced to nine years in prison...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1984 Views

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Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1653 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in Skylonda after bike slides into path of car

A 26-year-old man from Tracy died Saturday afternoon in Skylonda when he lost control of the motorcycle he was riding and...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 18, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2340 Views

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Tonight: Planning Commission could approve boutique hotel in Menlo Park

A new boutique hotel proposed for a site on El Camino Real in Menlo Park could be approved tonight (April 18) at the 7 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2016
Last comment by Ed Schor, on Apr 19, 2016 at 4:50 pm | 11 comments | 1500 Views

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Guest opinion: Look closely at the facts before voting on parcel taxes

I thank the Almanac for publishing Barbara Wood's recent article regarding the current school funding election for the Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2016
Last comment by Parent in MPCSD, on Apr 21, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 13 comments | 1159 Views

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Climate Action Heroes

In observance of Earth Day and in the face of the challenge of climate change, Menlo Spark, the nonprofit that is working...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Michael, on Apr 22, 2016 at 9:42 am | 6 comments | 938 Views
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