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Police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by SpareChange, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1340 Views

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Menlo Park man exits Assembly race

Kai Stinchcombe, a 2005 Stanford graduate and a start-up founder, has dropped out of the race for a state Assembly seat in...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by harry, on Jan 11, 2010 at 6:49 am | 1 comment | 1967 Views

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Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

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Human remains belong to missing hiker

Human remains found last month in a remote and rugged area of unincorporated San Mateo County off Skyline near Woodside belong...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by hiker, on Jan 26, 2010 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Letter: Collacchi explains intentions on Cargill project

The recent Cargill attack on Menlo Park City Council member Andy Cohen and Save the Bay's Stephen Knight for discussing Cargill's...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 29, 2010 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1465 Views

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Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

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Editorial: No substance to Cargill charge

Cargill's breathless accusation that a Menlo Park City Council member and the environmental group Save the Bay were engaged...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kristopher Crawley, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

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Tonight: City takes another crack at landscaping ordinance designed to reduce water use

Menlo Park's City Council will continue to grapple with revisions to the city's water-efficient landscaping ordinance in...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by FedUp, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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Supervisor Mark Church to run for county post

There's already a contender for Warren Slocum's old job. San Mateo County Supervisor Mark Church has announced on Feb. 11...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by George, on Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

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Menlo Park, Atherton voice preference for underground rail

Responding to a request from the California High-Speed Rail Authority, Menlo Park and Atherton have both sent letters stating...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 18, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

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From Atherton to Afghanistan

First Lt. Peter Dixon of Atherton is sitting in the front room of a building made of mud in a town in the southern Afghanistan...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Yorck, on Feb 20, 2010 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views

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City revising housing law

Menlo Park has revised the ordinance that governs its below-market-rate housing program, streamlining the document and adding...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Do t fire til you see the whites of their eyes, on Mar 2, 2010 at 6:02 am | 1 comment | 1323 Views

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Candidates emerge for Ira Ruskin seat

The race for Ira Ruskin's California Assembly seat has begun, even though his term isn't up until 2010. San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views

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Three locals achieve Eagle Scout status

Boy Scout Troop 222 of Menlo Park recently held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Ethan Banich, Dan Kozlowski and Tim Benton....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1723 Views

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Local residents hold fundraiser for Harris

Two local residents held a fundraiser Saturday, March 13, that netted $8,000 for the campaign of Kamala Harris, a candidate...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rashmi, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

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Sunday: Musical duo perform at Ladera church

Violinist Kay Stern (photo), San Francisco Opera concertmaster, and pianist Joan Nagano will perform in a benefit concert...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

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Report: Larry Ellison wants to buy Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are for sale -- and Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has already made it well known he wants to buy...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by happy resident, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1244 Views

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Tonight at Kepler's: Menlo philosophy teacher

Menlo School philosophy teacher and water-polo coach Jack Bowen gives a free talk tonight (March 25) at 7:30 p.m. about his...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by Paul D, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1390 Views

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Business: Menlo Park agents among top in state

Nine Menlo Park real estate agents ranked in the top 1 percent of Coldwell Banker's 3,300 agents in Northern California,...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by D. Trump, on Mar 30, 2010 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

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Josh Becker, The Connector?

Menlo Park venture capitalist Josh Becker is stressing his networking abilities in campaigning for the California Assembly's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2010 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2566 Views
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