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Obituary: Arthur Lloyd, railroad man through and through

A funeral service is set for Saturday, Dec. 17, for Menlo Park resident Arthur Lloyd, a career railroad man, ardent advocate...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by conscious, on Dec 13, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1383 Views

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Woodside School District puts parcel tax measure on ballot

A ballot measure asking voters to approve a parcel tax identical to an existing tax that expires June 30 will go before voters...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 409 Views

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First winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued

The first winter Spare the Air Alert in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for today (Monday, Dec. 19), officials...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Particular Particulates, on Dec 19, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 869 Views

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Who will live at 'Station 1300' in Menlo Park?

If the 183 downtown Menlo Park apartments at 1300 El Camino Real are approved and built, who will live there? Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Dec 26, 2016 at 1:24 pm | 10 comments | 2684 Views

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East Palo Alto suing Menlo Park over general plan updates

East Palo Alto says it is suing Menlo Park over recently adopted changes to Menlo Park's general plan and zoning allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by bigger picture, on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 7146 Views

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Hewlett Foundation gives $50 million for dam removal

Aiding the restoration of free flow to Western waterways by helping remove obsolete dams is the goal of a $50 million grant...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2017
Last comment by Katie, on Jan 11, 2017 at 7:33 pm | 6 comments | 725 Views

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Surf Air no longer has Bayside route option

To the consternation of local residents and Surf Air alike, San Mateo County announced this week that the alternate route...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 12, 2017 at 9:49 pm | 44 comments | 6853 Views

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Woodside: Adopting a highway is not so easy with Caltrans in charge

Who knew wanting to keep a stretch of Woodside's main road looking good could take so long and be so complicated? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 4, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 2335 Views

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Third suspect in smash-and-grab burglary of Bloomingdale's is arrested

A fugitive wanted in a brazen 2015 burglary of Bloomingdale's department store at Stanford Shopping Center has been captured...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 1729 Views

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Menlo Park: Trader Joe's wants to host wine and beer tastings

Trader Joe's wants to host wine and beer tastings at its Menlo Park store at 720 Menlo Ave. The company has applied for permits...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 10, 2017 at 12:32 pm | 10 comments | 2709 Views

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'Annie and her Friends' hold Cole Porter musical benefit

"Let's Misbehave, Cole Porter Revisited," the 16th annual local benefit for The Lighthouse for the Blind, will be held at...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2017
Last comment by Evan Hughes, on Jan 8, 2017 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 392 Views

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Hewlett Foundation gives $50 million for dam removal

Aiding the restoration of free flow to Western waterways by helping remove obsolete dams is the goal of a $50 million grant...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Jan 25, 2017 at 11:09 pm | 2 comments | 1108 Views

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Woodside elementary principal leaving district next month

Pam Duarte, hired in 2014 as a principal at Woodside Elementary School, will be leaving the district in mid-February, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Carrie, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 2419 Views

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Menlo Park: Police nab 13-year-old boy driving stolen car

Menlo Park Police are investigating whether a 13-year-old driver and his three passengers, whom officers detained on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Local, on Jan 17, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 4357 Views

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Hartwig to head Portola Valley schools for two more years

Eric Hartwig, hired as interim superintendent of the Portola Valley School District when Superintendent Lisa Gonzales abruptly...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by Dick Givens, on Jan 16, 2017 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

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Cause for alarm? How Menlo Park Fire Protection District pays its employees

The employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District had the highest average wages of any California government agency...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Still Waiting, on Jan 27, 2017 at 11:03 am | 98 comments | 9473 Views

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Saturday: 'Community Action Rally' in Redwood City to follow Trump inauguration

The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2017
Last comment by 10 Actions, 100 Days, on Jan 22, 2017 at 5:37 pm | 36 comments | 7750 Views

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Portola Valley: Council fills out membership of affordable housing committee

Seven residents of Portola Valley, all volunteers, will be studying the question of whether it's feasible to build small...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 24, 2017 at 11:46 am | 10 comments | 1581 Views

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Man who led car chase in Menlo Park gets prison sentence

A man who allegedly ran a stop sign while on the phone in eastern Menlo Park, led a Menlo Park police officer on a car chase...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by The court, on Jan 24, 2017 at 8:17 pm | 3 comments | 1505 Views

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Driver at fault in Jan. 19 car vs. train accident on Palo Alto tracks

An accident between a commuter train and an SUV last Thursday could have resulted in catastrophe, but instead the out-of-town...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by MikeP, on Jan 27, 2017 at 5:44 pm | 2 comments | 1527 Views
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