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Old fire engine returns to Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now possession of a red convertible, but as to whether it has the magnetic appeal...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1617 Views

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Con man allegedly commits crime behind bars

You can't keep a good con man down. Simon Gann, a convicted fraudster who allegedly sweet-talked a Menlo Park woman into...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 26, 2010 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1469 Views

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Schools hit by Lehman losses file claim

Twelve area school districts have taken the first official step toward filing a lawsuit against San Mateo County and its...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1667 Views

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Sheriff's deputies arrest two in Skyline Boulevard shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

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Police calls

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by m. ackley, on Nov 25, 2010 at 8:31 am | 2 comments | 1633 Views

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Bohannon amends campaign finance report

Developer David Bohannon filed an amended campaign finance report on Nov. 30 that now includes non-monetary assistance given...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Huh?, on Dec 5, 2010 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1680 Views

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Hit-and-run driver sentenced for Menlo accident

The driver who hit a motorcyclist with his car in Menlo Park, then fled the scene despite the victim begging for help, was...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbitt, on Dec 6, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1767 Views

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Menlo-Atherton High School’s Annual Canned Food Drive

Do you wonder what teenagers today are up to over the holiday season? It seems as though our culture is so worried about...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 10, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1704 Views

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A band of dads

What do middle-age guys do for fun? Some play golf every week while others may bike or play poker. Six dads in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Melody, on Jan 28, 2011 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1538 Views

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Why some crimes in Portola Valley and Woodside have not been reported to the public

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 3, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1765 Views

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Three people fall victim to con artists

Officials in San Mateo are warning residents to beware of telephone scammers who have recently conned elderly victims...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

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Police calls in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Ladera

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by jan schachter, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1830 Views

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Guest opinion: Roadside spraying? Consider roadside goats

If any of our local public works departments are looking for an environment-friendly, energy-efficient, and noise-free method...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

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Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by David Bloom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1708 Views

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Ivory & Gold Trio Perform Ragtime to Jazz on Wed. Apr. 6 in Menlo Park

Ivory & Gold Trio Perform Ragtime to Jazz on Wed. Apr. 6 in Menlo Park Wed. Apr. 6 at 7:00 P.M. Mystic, Connecticut's...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Austen, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1813 Views

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Wednesday: Uprising in Egypt topic of talk

Stanford professor Joel Beinin will present a talk, "The Popular Uprising in Egypt," at the Wednesday, March 30, meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 1515 Views

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Obituary: Duane Cronin: Perhaps 'the most talented small winemaker' in U.S.

Duane Cronin "decided how he wanted things to be — as was typical of his entire life," said his sister, Joy Holtz of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Dr.R. Mulacek, on Jun 19, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 2937 Views

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Backpack leads police to alleged burglar

A teenage boy dropped a backpack, lost a shoe, and left behind the laptop he was allegedly trying to steal while fleeing...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1386 Views

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Fire chief: Home destroyed in fire violated codes

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1734 Views

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Yee receives another racist, threatening fax

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Woodside and Portola Valley, received a racist and threatening fax at his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Apr 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1575 Views
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