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MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thieves get away with $180,000 in copper cable

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/01/06/police-calls-thieves-get-away-with-180000-in-copper-cable...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 6, 2016 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

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'Kiss your Partner, Hug a Tree'

If you walk into the Ceci Wong jewelry store or the Kicks shoe shop in downtown Menlo Park, you might see a sterling silver...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Jan 6, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

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Preparing for war

Nearly a century ago, thousands of troops would hike up Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park wearing gas masks, testing their preparedness...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 953 Views

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Film festival shows documentary by Menlo Park's Dave Iverson

"I am the luckiest guy in the world," says filmmaker Dave Iverson of Menlo Park, and from the conviction in his voice you...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ruth VonBulow-Bauer, on Jan 16, 2016 at 1:52 am | 1 comment | 2575 Views

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Saturday services for Mary Margaret Nelson, longtime Menlo Park resident

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, for Mary...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2016
Last comment by Another Steve, on Jan 16, 2016 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

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Menlo Park plans strict rules on energy, water use for new development

Live, work, play. That's been the mantra for the city of Menlo Park as it updates its plan for future development of the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

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Heat wins 3rd/4th-grade basketball title

The Heat has been crowned champion of the 94 teams in the third/fourth-grade division of the Silicon Valley National Junior...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jeffrey, on Jan 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm | 1 comment | 3023 Views

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Sketch released of suspect in break-in of occupied house

Detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office have released a sketch of a man suspected of breaking a glass door...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 29, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 2163 Views

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Man accused of defrauding Menlo Park woman, 92

A 52-year-old Burlingame man is facing charges of fiduciary elder abuse and securities fraud in connection with allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Robert D., on Feb 18, 2016 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1841 Views

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Menlo Park: Ravenswood Ave. median barrier to stay; Chilco Street to get sidewalks

The Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 Tuesday night to approve traffic-control measures near the Ravenswood Avenue railroad...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vicky, on Feb 25, 2016 at 10:59 am | 1 comment | 1409 Views

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Update: Ravenswood Ave. crossing in Menlo Park: Median barriers to stay

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 3, 2016 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

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Menlo Park, SLAC named top water conservers in Silicon Valley

Local efforts to shave down water use appear to be working. Across Silicon Valley last year, water usage was reduced from...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Mar 11, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 1585 Views

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Menlo Park: Housing, Stanford project on tonight's council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council will meet Tuesday, March 15, to review a yearly report on the state of Menlo Park's housing and...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Mar 15, 2016 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest man on suspicion of identity theft

Menlo Park police on Saturday, March 12, arrested a suspect in the theft of mail, documents and other items from more than...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Shoeter, on Mar 15, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2542 Views

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Belle Haven homes get free solar panels

The phrase "free" often elicits skepticism. Anyone who has received a "You just won a free cruise" phone call knows there's...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mitch Slomiak, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 594 Views

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Menlo Park teens invited to aply for cultural exchange trip to Japan

Menlo Park teens ages 13-15 are invited to apply to go on a six-day cultural exchange trip to Bizen, Japan, one of Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Annoyed, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

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Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Burke, on Apr 5, 2016 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

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Man dies in hit-and-run rollover collision

A 58-year-old New Hampshire man is dead after a hit-and-run, rollover collision Wednesday on northbound U.S. 101 just south...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1161 Views

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Sunday: Water shutdown scheduled in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Municipal Water District will shut down its Burgess Park pressure valve on Sunday, May 1, from 2 to 6 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by retired teacher, on Apr 30, 2016 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1498 Views

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Wood-chipper program aims to cut wildfire risks in Woodside, Portola Valley

Crews from the Woodside Fire Protection District will be coming around to neighborhoods in Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Chuck Wood, on Apr 30, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views
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