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Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by bogus Bogut Villa, 1 hour ago | 28 comments | 10726 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks says "I don't think this guy belongs here."

The Guy is Supervisor Candidate Mark DePaula and he asked Sheriff Greg Munks a question. Yesterday at the Beyond Newtown...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Mark De Paula, 19 hours ago | 102 comments | 4105 Views

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Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the commuter airline that has been barraged with demands to reduce the noise its aircraft make over the Midpeninsula,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Apr 19, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 43 comments | 3792 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 Wilbur, on Apr 19, 2015 at 11:08 am | 7 comments | 1808 Views

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Atherton OKs pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino

Atherton has given the go-ahead for work on a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, where...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 18, 2015 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 977 Views

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Two major construction projects planned for Woodside Road this summer

If all goes as planned, two major construction projects will be underway in Woodside this summer, on either side of Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Apr 16, 2015 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 2108 Views

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Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 16, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 637 Views

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Sunday: 'Going Native' garden tour shows how to use less water

A free "Going Native Garden Tour" will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 19, at gardens in Portola Valley, Woodside,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 16, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 997 Views

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Atherton moving to put stoplight at El Camino & Almendral

Atherton's City Council is quickly moving toward installing a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Apr 15, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views

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Menlo Park: One cart, 17 bottles of booze and three arrests

Despite the number of times such capers go awry, three people allegedly loaded a shopping cart at Safeway with bottles of...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 15, 2015 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 2311 Views

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Scientists: State drought likely to worsen

The likelihood of California experiencing more warm, dry years leading to severe drought is increasing, according to research...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2015
Last comment by water saver 2, on Apr 13, 2015 at 9:48 am | 5 comments | 1359 Views

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Police calls: Closet alarm may have scared off Felton Drive burglar

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/10/police-calls-closet-alarm-may-have-scared-felton-drive-burglar...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by THE iron man, on Apr 11, 2015 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

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Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Apr 10, 2015 at 2:07 pm | 48 comments | 4797 Views

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Kepler's aims to start national conversation

Starting on Wednesday, April 8, well-known radio journalist Angie Coiro will host "In Deep," a two-hour talk show recorded...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by downtownperson, on Apr 9, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

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Guest opinion: Recalling moment of panic on the train tracks

In the aftermath of the recent death of a young driver on the Ravenswood Avenue train tracks, a Menlo Park resident recalls...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 8, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 34 comments | 2503 Views

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Legal battle erupts over Panzer tank from Littlefield collection

A Seattle company led by Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in in a dispute over ownership...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:30 pm | 7 comments | 3057 Views

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Feature story: Greening up the dinner table

Like most people, Menlo Park resident Julie Shanson knows that eating healthy is no great mystery. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Susannah, on Apr 6, 2015 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 1403 Views

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Caltrain crossings down again this morning

At 830 am the caltrain crossing borders were down malfunctioning at several crossing around the Menlo Park train station....

Original post made by Menlo oldtimer on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by Doomed, on Apr 5, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 192 Views

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Water board tells Stanford it supports removing Searsville Dam

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 2532 Views

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Menlo Park: Two attack, rob woman sitting in car

Two people attacked a woman sitting in her car on Market Place during the early evening of Wednesday, April 1, according...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Wondering, on Apr 2, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views
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The Drought: Shared Inconvenience, Shared Responsibility, Shared Solutions
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