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Sugar Shack bids farewell to downtown Menlo Park

The memories are sweet, but Sugar Shack proprietor Suzi Tinsley is closing the door of Menlo Park's downtown candy store...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sad Grandmother, 14 hours ago | 4 comments | 2405 Views

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Cassidy Ahead of Landrieu in Early Voting

Early voting on the Louisiana Senate Seat began this past Saturday. Every Single Poll has Bill Cassidy ahead of Mary Landrieu...

Original post made by Ragin Cajun on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by humor, 18 hours ago | 1 comment | 67 Views

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Supervisor Don Horsley's son is a SMC Sheriff Deputy

November 19, 2014 Matt Horsley was sworn in as a San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 24, 2014 at 7:29 pm | 3 comments | 113 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 23, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 13 comments | 4982 Views

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Train 'clipped' car at Menlo Park crossing

A southbound train "clipped" an eastbound car at the Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing in Menlo Park at about 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 2111 Views

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Looking back: The Lane family at Sunset headquarters

The Lane family posed at the Sunset headquarters on Willow Road in this undated photo. Brothers Mel, left, and Bill flank...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
There are no comments yet. 358 Views

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What's the future for Sunset campus in Menlo Park?

What will be, will be. It has a certain logic for Jim Cogan, the Menlo Park official responsible for economic development...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by lessons learned, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 28 comments | 2736 Views

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DA sheds more light on sheriff employees' arrests

Prosecutors will seek to revoke bail this morning (Nov. 20) for a Hells Angels member accused of conspiring with sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
There are no comments yet. 680 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested this afternoon. You will recall this brave sole ran against his boss...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 21 comments | 1122 Views

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Inmate pleads not guilty in cellphone smuggling case

The jail inmate accused of participating in a conspiracy with a sheriff's deputy and two correctional officers to smuggle...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 617 Views

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Train and car collide

As widely reported on Twitter last night (Tuesday, November 18) during rush hour, a train sheared off a chunk of a car at...

Original post made by Newshound on Nov. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 123 Views

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Portola Valley schools leader on her way to White House technology conference

The superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, Lisa Gonzales has a very important meeting on her calendar this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 755 Views

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San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says "It's Possible."

Why doesn't he tell the public the truth, he knows the answer by now. 3 Menlo Park Police Officers were involved in a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 232 Views

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Candidate for sheriff in June election arrested in Alameda County last night

Juan Lopez, a deputy in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and a candidate for sheriff in the June 2014 election, was...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:44 am | 36 comments | 4212 Views

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A Declaration - NO MORE

This Forum has fostered and encouraged slanderous and personal attacks on elected officials. It has become an everyday occurrence...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 17, 2014 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 241 Views

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Republican Party O=Projected to Win Louisiana Senate Seat

Bill Cassidy has opened up a 16.1 percent lead over Mary Landrieu in a poll conducted by Magellan Strategies. While internal...

Original post made by Republican in Enemy Territory on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 176 Views

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City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 2620 Views

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Community college bond measure passes easily

Measure H, the $388 million community college bond measure, passed easily Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/04/community-college-bond-measu...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 947 Views

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PetSmart employee, boyfriend sentenced to 29 years in prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1702 Views

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Great advice for Menlo Park from a PA resident's recommendation to Palo Alto

Excerpts from the PA Weekly: "Guest Opinion: Improving Palo Alto's stakeholder group process by John Guislin Below...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2014
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