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6.1 earthquake at 3:20:44 A.M. 8/24

This one rattled the sliding glass doors on my bedroom. I'm waiting for the aftershock. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 24, 2014
Last comment by not in town, on Aug 24, 2014 at 9:47 am | 2 comments | 803 Views

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Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2113 Views

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Healthcare District website misleading

The Sequoia Healthcare District provides "10 things you should know about Sequoia Healthcare District" on it's website. ...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 13, 2014 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 570 Views

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Jerry Hill introduces 'ignition interlocks' bill for DUI offenders

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by pilot program results?, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:27 am | 2 comments | 1932 Views

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Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Facebook

Facebook failed to demonstrate that scanning private user messages sent using the social media website qualifies as an "ordinary...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Memories, on Jan 7, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 2 comments | 2722 Views

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Bay Area Freedom Train, honoring Martin Luther King Jr., makes its final ride

Monday's 54-mile round trip of the Bay Area's Freedom Train from San Jose to San Francisco to honor the civil rights legacy...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2015 at 2:48 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

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Coroner IDs Caltrain fatality

A 64-year-old San Jose resident was struck and killed by a train at the Charleston Road crossing in Palo Alto on Sunday,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2015
Last comment by Mark Simon, Caltrain, on Jan 27, 2015 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 3280 Views

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Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson played a major role...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2172 Views

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Iraq war costs U.S. more than $2 trillion; plus another $4 trillion in interest

The bill has been presented. Hundreds of thousands of lives, trillions of US taxpayer dollars, and all I got was a tee...

Original post made by Reuters - Brown University on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 6, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 456 Views

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Letter: Removing Searsville Dam would be 'beyond insane'

With regard to the Searsville Dam, it is beyond insane in a time of extreme drought to even consider demolishing it. We need...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 19, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1673 Views

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Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 30, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2336 Views

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Police calls: $3,500 bike stolen from Menlo Park garage

A stereo was taken from an unlocked car and sunglasses from a locked car, while an expensive bike vanished from a garage...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 3088 Views

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Motorcyclist killed in U.S. 101 crash is identified

A motorcyclist killed in a crash in San Mateo on Sunday has been identified as 45-year-old Belmont resident John Stark,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Rider, on Jun 18, 2015 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

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Trump laps field in NH Republican Demolition Derby: 24% to 12%

Monmouth University: One-quarter of likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently support Donald Trump (24%), with...

Original post made by Donald, Duck!! on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jul 29, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 456 Views

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Bobcat visits a Portola Valley home

It was about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, when Ron Johnson of the Alpine Hills neighborhood, in his hand a single-lens reflex...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 3684 Views

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U.S. 101 to be closed Sunday night

All lanes of U.S. 101 in the Millbrae/Burlingame area will be closed for seven hours starting Sunday night (Aug. 30) for...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1630 Views

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Former Selby Lane School coach arrested on suspicion of sex crimes

A former coach from Selby Lane School in Atherton was arrested on Friday, Sept. 18, by officers from the California Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Tobruk, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 3133 Views

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Combating bullies in Menlo Park

Did you see an unusual number of people wearing orange yesterday? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/10/22/combating-bullies-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sonya Doernberg (Tyler and Arielle's Mom), on Oct 22, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 2384 Views

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Tonight: Public workshop on Caltrans' Hwy. 84 pilot spraying program

Caltrans has scheduled a public workshop tonight (Nov. 5) in La Honda about a pilot program to cut back on herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Nov 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1451 Views

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Business: Village Stationers, Accent Arts to leave California Avenue

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Duffy, on Nov 25, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 3586 Views
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