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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. 1875 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 | 4079 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 | 1969 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 | 7504 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 | 9548 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 | 6825 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 | 2929 Views

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Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2329 Views

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Menlo Park: Crepes Cafe closing on July 28

Crepes Cafe in Menlo Park will be closing on July 28, according to a message posted on its doors from owner Janet Scopazzi....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Aug 23, 2014 at 2:45 am | 21 comments | 7921 Views

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Two bicyclists injured after collision in Woodside

Two bicyclists were hospitalized after colliding with each other near state Highway 84 in Woodside this morning, a San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2014
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 5, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 38 comments | 8658 Views

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Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1641 Views

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Obituary: Marcel Vinokur, folk dance teacher

A memorial in honor of Marcel Vinokur, who taught dance classes in Menlo Park for decades, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kathelen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1893 Views

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One of Woodside's favorite sons is getting married

Tyler MacNiven, former star of "The Amazing Race," whose parents Margaret and Jamis own Buck's Restaurant in Woodside, is...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 3, 2015 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 3291 Views

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Police calls: Man borrows broom to clean up accident site

Crime and accident reports for Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/21/police-calls-man-borrows-broom-to-clean-up-accident-site...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 3063 Views

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Briefs: Cheryl Burke won't host Miss USA pageant

Cheryl Burke, a 2002 graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School and a well-known professional dancer on the TV show "Dancing...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 3779 Views

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Business: Warren Buffett company buys Intero Real Estate

HomeServices of America Inc., an affiliate of Warren Buffett's holding company Berkshire Hathaway, has acquired Intero Real...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2015
There are no comments yet. 8231 Views

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Major deal would sell 1,800 East Palo Alto apartments to Menlo Park developer

East Palo Alto's largest block of rental-housing stock could soon be sold to Menlo Park developer Sand Hill Property Company,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 18, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 4 comments | 3819 Views

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Owner of Lobster Shack in Ladera pleads not guilty to sales tax evasion charges

Russell Howard Deutsch, owner of the Old Port Lobster Shack at the Ladera Country Shopper in Ladera and other restaurants,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Lan650, on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 19 comments | 6468 Views

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Atherton installing pedestrian-activated stoplight where man was killed

A pedestrian-activated stoplight should be operating on El Camino at Almendral Avenue by the end of the summer, Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Slow Crosser, on Jun 17, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 12 comments | 3441 Views

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Menlo Park: Woodside Bakery & Cafe reopens -- in Sharon Heights

The Woodside Bakery & Cafe -- the bakery element, anyway -- opened for business today (Thursday, Sept. 1) at the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Sep 10, 2016 at 12:27 pm | 20 comments | 14231 Views
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Surviving Family Holidays
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