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Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2824 Views

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Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1862 Views

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Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2445 Views

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Obituary: Dorothy Cartan of Menlo Park

Dorothy Mary Bjorkland Cartan of Menlo Park died peacefully at home on Sept. 24. She was 87. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12245...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tony Lucio, on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2894 Views

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Kepler's named Small Business of the Year

A longtime Kepler's customer and fan, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has named the iconic bookstore the "Small...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 3858 Views

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Winter soltice information

Earliest 2012 Sunset: December 4th through 7th 4:50PM Minimal Daylight 2012: December 16 through 24th 9 hours and 35 minutes Latest...

Original post made by Copernicus on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

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Menlo Park: Wrong-way driver pleads not guilty

It was a fine Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park as 26-year-old Efrain Avalos Moreno-Avalos drove along Marsh Road. Trouble...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views

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Dance Expressions - Classes for kids through young adults

Hi Menlo Park! Just thought I would share with you my recommendation for the new year. If you are looking for a fun activity...

Original post made by Dance Mom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dance Mom #2, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1809 Views

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Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2589 Views

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World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2196 Views

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$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1939 Views

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Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2535 Views

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Judge inclined to let defamation lawsuit proceed

"If the tentative ruling stands, the San Mateo court would essentially be making new law," said Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views

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Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2460 Views

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Editorial: Holiday Fund shines for 20th year

As they have for the last 20 years, residents of the Almanac's circulation area opened their hearts and their bank accounts...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3425 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park talk on 'Arab Spring'

"The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath" is the subject of a lecture by Ishmail Agayev at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Little House...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Very timely, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

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Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

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It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

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Tuesday: Menlo Park council meets on tech upgrades, duplex appeal

On Tuesday, March 5, the Menlo Park City Council will gather to discuss matters including approving contracts to upgrade...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

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Young author talks about her new book at Kepler's

Katie Mishra of Menlo Park has always enjoyed reading and writing stories. Now 12, and a seventh-grader at Castilleja in...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2105 Views
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