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Letter: The hard questions about high-speed rail

I recently rode to Menlo Park on the train with a Caltrain official and had the opportunity to ask him a number of questions...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by John Wilson, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 3612 Views

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Palo Alto digs in for train-tunnel battle

Palo Alto is bracing for a tough, angry and uphill fight to keep the tunneling option on the table for a proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 16 comments | 3311 Views

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Preuss Pharmacy in downtown Menlo Park to close; business sold to Safeway

Preuss Pharmacy, in business in downtown Menlo Park since 1947, will close Nov. 19, owner and chief pharmacist John Celedon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Chris Preimesberger, on Nov 24, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 16 comments | 3149 Views

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State wins $2.25 billion for high-speed rail

The plan to build a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles is getting a $2.25 billion boost today. More...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Orange County Register, on Feb 6, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2414 Views

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Caltrain CEO: 'We're at critical crossroad'

Caltrain is "in deep financial trouble," said CEO Mike Scanlon. Caltrain is bleeding money for a number of reasons, including...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 16 comments | 4379 Views

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Rich Gordon wins Democratic Assembly primary

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon has defeated Josh Becker and Yoriko Kishimoto in the Democratic primary Tuesday and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 16 comments | 2411 Views

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Mayor: Public notice should have been given

After coming under fire over a likely violation of the state's open meeting law, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline said this week...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 2463 Views

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Caltrain may suspend all weekend service

Proposed fare increases and service suspensions will be topics for a Caltrain community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 16 comments | 2329 Views

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There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2285 Views

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Wednesday: Time to get serious about bike safety in town

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, June 8, will discuss bicycle safety in town and how to improve it. The council...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by be safe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 16 comments | 2647 Views

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Four apply for Menlo school board seat

Four applicants for a vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board will be interviewed by board members on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:31 am | 16 comments | 2652 Views

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Staff calls for extension of Stanford trail offer

The San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 1, may vote to ask Stanford University for a two-year extension on its...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe , on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 1861 Views

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Woodside: Mountain lion kills three goats

A large mountain lion entered a fenced enclosure containing three dwarf goats and two alpacas, killed the goats, and carried...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:38 am | 16 comments | 3899 Views

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Kudos to Facebook; Shame on Menlo Park

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Apr 19, 2012 at 8:03 am | 16 comments | 2403 Views

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Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 3730 Views

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Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 15048 Views

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Uncounted ballots found from November election

San Mateo County election officials said Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November's election were...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by provo man, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 1845 Views

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Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 16 comments | 8598 Views

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Carpenter leaps into Menlo Park fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 16 comments | 9183 Views

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Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gimme A Break, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 2985 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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