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THE LOCAL DISH

Fire occurred at Larry Ellison's former home

The large Japanese pagoda-style home in Atherton where firefighters quickly extinguished an attic fire Sunday was the former...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Feb 1, 2012 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 2744 Views

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PayPal exec battled mental illness, family said

A losing battle against mental illness led a man to his death, according to a statement released by his family on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 3866 Views

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Kaygetsu owner now cooks for Apple

When Menlo Park's Kaygetsu restaurant closed in September, owners Keiko and Toshi Sakuma weren't quite sure what would come...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 3065 Views

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Former PV superintendent Hanretty charged with three felonies

Tim Hanretty, who resigned Jan. 31 as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District during an investigation of "financial...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 5, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

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Occupy group targets Saltworks project

Members of Occupy Redwood City have formed a new group targeting a planned Bayfront development. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:00 pm | 15 comments | 3494 Views

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Letter: Plastic bag ban would be a pain for everyone

The stated purpose of the proposed plastic bag ban and 10-cent fee at checkout counters is to encourage shoppers to bring...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by dirty bag, on May 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 3630 Views

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Video: Romero claims degrees he doesn't have

==B Election 2012:== A few seconds from a video of a candidates forum in the 2008 election for City Council in East Palo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by voter, on May 27, 2012 at 11:55 pm | 37 comments | 3541 Views

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Slocum, Masur face off in November

==B Expanded version of previously posted story.== It's down to a two-person race for a seat on the five-member San Mateo...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by numbers, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 3030 Views

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Election 2012: Warren Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2012
Last comment by not susan, on Jul 28, 2012 at 11:18 am | 5 comments | 2872 Views

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Menlo College foursome in all-star bowl game

The Menlo College football team will be well-represented at the 17th annual All-American Bowl after four seniors were named...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Todd Zeo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2886 Views

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Atherton native to discuss her debut book

Adrienne McDonnell, a native of Atherton and a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School, will give a talk at Kepler's Books...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2412 Views

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Ride home turns into rescue

A life may have been saved on Sunday, July 21, after a cycling incident outside the Horse Park at Woodside, the equestrian...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by glad, on Aug 15, 2013 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 2562 Views

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Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by M K Gurnee, on May 12, 2016 at 4:29 pm | 17 comments | 10735 Views

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Letter: We are better off without license plate readers

Shame on the Menlo Park City Council for buying license plate readers. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14651...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1735 Views

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New map of supervisorial districts splits Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Good riddance, Woodell/Keith!, on Oct 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 3967 Views

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Saturday in Menlo Park: Seminar on family history

The San Mateo County Genealogical Society, working with the Menlo Park Family History Center, will hold a seminar on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Oct 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1825 Views

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Happy Thanksgivukkah!

This year, Hanukkah is a once in a lifetime event. For the first time since 1888 — and the last time for tens of thousands...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 7345 Views

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Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 9362 Views

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Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ouch, on Mar 15, 2016 at 3:46 pm | 7 comments | 6556 Views

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Horsley raises $35K in supes election

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley is running for re-election to his District 3 seat with not only an incumbent's advantage...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Just say no, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 4 comments | 2805 Views
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