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East Palo Alto chooses new interim police chief

A former San Bruno police chief who has assisted numerous Peninsula cities while they searched for new chiefs will step into...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by S, on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:08 am | 2 comments | 3578 Views

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Gaylynne Mann, a force for emergency preparedness

For someone seeking a role model for a take-charge personality, it would be hard to do better than Gaylynne Mann of Woodside....

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by john dawson, on Mar 27, 2014 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 6535 Views

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High school district puts $265 million bond measure on June ballot

The Sequoia Union High School District board decided on Wednesday (Feb. 26) to put a $265 million bond measure on the June...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2014 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 4759 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 3031 Views

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Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 5114 Views

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Another local Shell gas station bites the dust

The Shell station at 5th and El Camino was bull-dozed yesterday. In its place is going a Loop Neighborhood convenience market...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Back in the day, on Mar 12, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 775 Views

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Menlo Park: Pregnant woman robbed in driveway

A man approached a pregnant woman sitting in a car parked in the driveway of her Menlo Park home and shattered a car window...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Belden, on May 16, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 3615 Views

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Skylonda: Work begins on Skyline slope

Crews from Caltrans are working to repair a steep slope off the shoulder of Highway 35 (Skyline Boulevard) at mile post 13.1...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on May 17, 2014 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2814 Views

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Election: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 19, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 2 comments | 3067 Views

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Save Menlo's true agenda appears

When challenged about their claimed status as a "general purpose committee" rather than as a "ballot measure committee" Save...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 2 comments | 494 Views

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Atherton: Encinal students 'shelter in place' due to gas leak

A contractor working behind Encinal Elementary School in Atherton struck a small natural gas pipe this morning and caused...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 20, 2014 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views

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Menlo Park: Four reach Eagle Scout status

Four scouts with Menlo Park Boy Scouts of America Troop 109 recently achieved Eagle Scout status. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lily, on Jun 6, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3546 Views

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Almanac Endorses Don Horsley, hard to comment

They have made it difficult for citizens to comment on their thread, this will be easier. This came from the original post,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by 2fer, on May 22, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1659 Views

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Judge tosses Woodell lawsuit over evidence destruction

John Woodell's defamation lawsuit against two Menlo Park fire board directors has been dismissed, despite his argument for...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by android user, on May 23, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 3136 Views

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Supes candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by Forest dweller, on Jun 2, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 974 Views

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Good listeners: Dogs give young readers undivided attention

Robbie came from Redwood City to the Woodside library on June 11 just so he could read to his longtime friend, Annie, who...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Wood, on Jul 12, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 3113 Views

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Will Lanza/Fry clean up their own mess on new downtown fire station

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 554 Views

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Questions for Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo

Now that their initiative will be on the November ballot will Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo finally start answering questions about...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 871 Views

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Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Harold Fine, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 3570 Views

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Menlo Park city hall remodel still on hold

Frustrations arose at a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting over plans to renovate city hall. The council and the city's...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2014
Last comment by old timer, on Aug 2, 2014 at 9:25 pm | 2 comments | 1073 Views
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