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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 | 1540 Views

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Get what you want, for free, at Alice's Restaurant

In the spirit of Thanksgiving portrayed in the 1967 song "Alice's Restaurant" by Arlo Guthrie, the management and staff...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 30, 2011 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 1482 Views

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Menlo Park couple give $150 million to Stanford

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Alfred Nonymous, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3461 Views

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Tonight: Garbage rate hike on Menlo agenda

It's that time of year again. No, not the holidays. The return of the annual garbage rate hike. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 13, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1848 Views

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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 | 1398 Views

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Local partying, dining out on New Year's Eve

Many local restaurants are planning special events for New Year's Eve. Among them: the British Bankers Club, Madera restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by RJ, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1463 Views

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Guest opinion: Caltrain can survive without high-speed rail

Caltrain has two alternatives: One involves introducing high-speed rail to the Peninsula, which most residents have now learned...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by J. Wong, on Jan 3, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

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Two mountain lions spotted in San Mateo County

In a matter of hours two mountain lions were reportedly spotted in different parts of San Mateo County Monday night (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bill Sykes, on Jan 15, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

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Today: Toxic chemicals and roadside weeds

A report recommending that San Mateo County start following its own guidelines in managing roadside weeds by using pesticides...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sheilah B from Anchorage Alaska, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:46 am | 2 comments | 1387 Views

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Artists showcase works at Cafe Zoe

Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park is displaying 40 original works by artists from Abilities United. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10523...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Coffe lover, on Jan 31, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 2 comments | 1861 Views

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Court halts suit against Encinal PTO volunteers

==B (This is an expanded version of an article published earlier.)== A lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 13, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1777 Views

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'Don Giovanni' comes to West Bay stage

West Bay Opera stages Mozart's "Don Giovanni" on the Lucie Stern stage in Palo Alto. The remaining performances are Saturday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 18, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1457 Views

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Great Article about District 4 Board of Supes Race

All, Shelly Masur has great creds. She easily surpasses the two Menlo Park City Council Members in qualifications. The...

Original post made by Political Watcher on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 16, 2012 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1819 Views

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Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1652 Views

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Warren Slocum running for county supervisor

A familiar face in county political circles, Warren Slocum announced his intention to run for the San Mateo County Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1663 Views

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Divided board appoints new county controller

A divided San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed longtime county employee Bob Adler to fill the remaining...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 9213 Views

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Bay Area gas prices skyrocket in past month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 on average per gallon,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by not just Europe, on Mar 15, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 2 comments | 1568 Views

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HSR KILL IT NOW....AB1455

Taxpayers pay attention to the bill mentioned in this article. http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=230683&title=Bill%20to%20kill%20high-speed%20rail%20gaining%2...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 19, 2012 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1134 Views

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Woodside councilman Tom Shanahan ready to ask 'Why?'

The Woodside Town Council is a skeptical crew, but with the election in November of investment banker and former private-sector...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2720 Views

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Today: SusieCakes opens with Sock Hop

SusieCakes, an "all-American home-style bakery," will hold a grand opening Sock Hop event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 1710 Views
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