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Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Really?, 46 minutes ago | 4 comments | 73 Views

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"We Have No Homeless Services in Menlo Park"

Today at Trader Joe's in Menlo Park there was a young very fail woman woman with a child in a stroller asking for help -...

Original post made by Charity on Jul. 2, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, 59 minutes ago | 6 comments | 323 Views

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Editorial: A more regional vision needed for Facebook expansion

Menlo Park will reap a package of community benefits valued at over $15 million as Facebook expands its campus and adds some...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Hitchhiker, 3 hours ago | 13 comments | 1591 Views

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Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Apple, 4 hours ago | 3 comments | 1665 Views

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Woodside: Man fined $212K for cutting down mature trees

The previous owner of a vacant 3.2-acre parcel at 205 Mountain Wood Lane in Woodside was assessed a fine of $212,500 on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2016
Last comment by skeare, on Jul 28, 2016 at 3:52 pm | 20 comments | 4643 Views

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SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
There are no comments yet. 84 Views

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Editorial: Supervisors' rushed appointment of sheriff a bad decision

"The public was completely removed from this process," Supervisor Dave Pine says, referring to the rushed and unexpected...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 25, 2016 at 4:21 pm | 47 comments | 2727 Views

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Palo Alto Square CineArts is closing in August

In case the Almanac hasn't covered this news, Palo Alto is losing a great theater and we are all going to suffer. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/2016/07/20/cinarts-to-shutter-...

Original post made by Palo Alto News on Jul. 24, 2016
There are no comments yet. 113 Views

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New findings on combating sudden oak death

In a breakthrough in the study of sudden oak death, scientists at the University of California at Berkeley now have reliable...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 22, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 3872 Views

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Retreat center sues county over plan to reorganize as drug, alcohol rehab facility

The owners of the Stillpath Retreat Center at 16350 Skyline Blvd. in the unincorporated woods above Woodside are suing San...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by P4ND0R4, on Jul 21, 2016 at 11:13 pm | 10 comments | 4331 Views

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Menlo Park tonight: Education inequality, housing fees, Facebook money and more

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss some of Menlo Park's biggest issues during its Tuesday, July 19, meeting,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 1416 Views

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Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 3246 Views

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Menlo Park author has a lot to juggle

Menlo Park's Nick Taylor is a champion multitasker, the type who in the past would have been called a Renaissance man. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Money Penny, on Jul 18, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

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Home Sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1692 Views

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Filing period opens for local elections

The candidate filing period for Nov. 8 local elections to city councils, school board and special district boards opens July...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Park Republican, on Jul 16, 2016 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 264 Views

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FAA approves Surf Air route to take planes over Bay

Commuter airline Surf Air has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to start flying a new approach...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 15, 2016 at 5:44 pm | 12 comments | 4341 Views

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New sheriff appoints new undersheriff

Assistant Sheriff Trisha Sanchez will be the county's new undersheriff, effective Sunday, July 17, as Acting Sheriff Carlos...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:39 pm | 12 comments | 1148 Views

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Marsh Road drainage channel project moving ahead

Atherton officials say the contractors are making significant progress in installing a new drainage channel along Marsh Road. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 12, 2016 at 5:25 pm | 5 comments | 2229 Views

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Menlo Park says 'no thanks' to state affordable housing bill

Menlo Park "agrees that California is facing a housing affordability crisis; however, this is not the solution." Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by no more, on Jul 12, 2016 at 12:22 pm | 20 comments | 4540 Views

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NRA statement on Dallas missing usual Gun Canard content

Today's statement did not include the usual NRA comments when another mass shooting takes place: - the usual "if only...

Original post made by Stop the insanity on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Sophie, on Jul 12, 2016 at 7:56 am | 4 comments | 224 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,803 views