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Volunteers build playground in one day

Volunteers from Adobe, KaBOOM!, SAP America Inc. and the Ravenswood City School District, as well as residents of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 25, 2011 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Parcel Tax Being Used for Benefit of Residents?

From the November 2 police blotter: 18:35 SPECIAL DETAIL 111102033 Occurred at Port Of Oakland Outside Agency assist...

Original post made by Occupy Oakland? on Nov. 3, 2011
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Philz Coffee shop coming to Facebook campus

Employees clocking long hours at Facebook's new Menlo Park campus require fuel in the form of caffeine, of course, so Philz...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by better coffee, on Nov 12, 2011 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 919 Views

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Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

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Locals plead not guilty to pornography charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo Park resident Charles Vela Reyes Jr. have pleaded not guilty to charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lock them up, on Jun 18, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 6 comments | 918 Views

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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 918 Views

MENLO PARK

Google fined $22.5M for privacy 'misrepresentations'

Google will be required to pay a $22.5 million penalty after the Federal Trade Commission charged the Mountain View-based...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Weismuller, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 918 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights residents rally against 'affordable housing' site

Clearly the key to community engagement in Menlo Park is to suggest building "affordable housing" in Sharon Heights, in a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 918 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: 'Life of Pi'

In Ang Lee's exhilarating "Life of Pi" -- based upon the bestselling novel by Yann Martel -- a boy adrift reads a "Survival...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Uriah, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:39 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers - 2/27/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Palo Alto James Franco 3 Swamplandia Karen Russell 4 West Of Here Jonathan...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 1, 2011
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Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

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Man who broke into Jerry Hill's home meets assemblyman, asks forgiveness 11 years later

Mark Harvin was 18 years old when, high on crystal meth and alcohol, he broke into the garage of Jerry Hill, a San Mateo...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by thrilled, on Feb 21, 2012 at 12:20 pm | 3 comments | 917 Views

MENLO PARK

Short takes

The meter maid as Grinch, Round Table parties like it's 1959, and downtown trees twinkle. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5541...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by here's a tip, on Dec 11, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo testifies on impact of Lehman collapse

U.S. representatives Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, testified before the House Financial Services...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Caryotakis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 916 Views

MENLO PARK

No one-stop shop for alcohol at Walgreens

With far less contention than accompanied BevMo's successful request to sell alcohol on El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 26, 2011 at 11:33 am | 7 comments | 916 Views

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Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by pj, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 916 Views

MENLO PARK

Hit and run, Friday evening, Willow Road

Is anyone aware of the outcome of a hit and run on Friday evening on Willow Road? Two young men were crossing and hit by...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 21, 2011
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Left Bank hires architect for new steakhouse

The new year will welcome a new Left Bank steakhouse at 898 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, the former location of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Downtown Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McKeithen not running; filing period extended

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== With three-term incumbent Kathy McKeithen giving up...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

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Supervisors Horsley & Tissier a missed opportunity for Measure A

The Media Center 5 offers 5 minutes of free video for you to present your ideas, and reasons you want the voters to vote...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 2, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views
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