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Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother,

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by baby, on Dec 10, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 2 comments | 1786 Views

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Police arrest man, 79, in shoplifting spree

Police arrested a 79-year-old Daly City man following a shoplifting spree in downtown Menlo Park on Nov. 17. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Lux, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

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Speaking of Simone de Beauvoir

When Yolanda Astarita Patterson was an undergrad at Smith College majoring in French, there wasn't much debate over who should...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 2089 Views

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110th annual bird count starts Monday

Starting Monday, local volunteers will join bird enthusiasts across the country in measuring local bird populations as part...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Leslie, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1723 Views

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Robert Rowe traveled world in his sailboat

Robert "Bob" Rowe of Menlo Park, who spent 24 years traveling the world in his sailboat, died peacefully Sept. 26, surrounded...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by Miller Family - New Zealand, on Oct 4, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 2095 Views

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Menlo checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A Menlo Park checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 26 and 27, netted 30 vehicles towed...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1548 Views

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Guest opinion: High-Speed Rail Authority should get coal for Christmas

There is no doubt the High-Speed Rail Authority has been naughty and not so nice this year. Authority board members have...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1619 Views

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Cyclist convicted on drug, intoxication charges

After a two-day trial and deliberations of about an hour, a San Mateo County jury convicted Menlo Park resident Ervin Gene...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Jan 16, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

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It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2072 Views

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Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning (Jan. 29) in opposition to five demonstrators...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria Magdalena, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1919 Views

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Atherton OKs effort to reopen high-speed rail lawsuit

The Atherton City Council signed on to efforts to reopen a lawsuit against the proposed California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 21, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 10647 Views

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Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Ignoring the facts of Cargill project Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9255 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by boyet, on Mar 18, 2010 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 1712 Views

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Letter: Another move to fill in the Bay

It feels like 1960 all over again. At that time developers were filling San Francisco Bay for profit. It took the dedicated...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1647 Views

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Letter: Time for Steve Jobs, Jackling House, to move on

Good news at last for Mr. (Steve) Jobs. His private property rights have recently been restored. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 28, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 1694 Views

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'His Master's Voice'

This iconic photo of "Nipper" was used by Atherton resident Leon Douglass as the registered trademark of the Victor Talking...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 25, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1487 Views

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Guest opinion: A traffic nightmare for the Peninsula

Cargill's proposed development in Redwood City will have significant adverse impacts upon the Peninsula, both environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mari Aldridge, on May 26, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 7559 Views

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New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2133 Views

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Saturday: Gun buyback event in Menlo Park

People can turn in firearms at an event in Menlo Park Saturday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Olive AOH Church...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on May 2, 2010 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 1588 Views
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