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The Irish Connection

Gerry Hanley, a life-long resident of Galway, on Ireland's west coast, has for decades wanted to visit Menlo Park, California. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ladera Cyclist, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1593 Views

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Coats for Kids collection begins

Recology San Mateo County is launching its annual Coats for Kids program on Monday, Nov. 5, to collect new and slightly...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by someone, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1709 Views

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Sand Hill pipeline replacement project extended

It'll be another month of traffic delays for those traveling along Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by JH, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1701 Views

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Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1627 Views

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Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views

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Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

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Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1911 Views

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Obituary: Dorothy Cartan of Menlo Park

Dorothy Mary Bjorkland Cartan of Menlo Park died peacefully at home on Sept. 24. She was 87. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12245...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tony Lucio, on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

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Kepler's named Small Business of the Year

A longtime Kepler's customer and fan, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has named the iconic bookstore the "Small...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 3244 Views

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Winter soltice information

Earliest 2012 Sunset: December 4th through 7th 4:50PM Minimal Daylight 2012: December 16 through 24th 9 hours and 35 minutes Latest...

Original post made by Copernicus on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

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Menlo Park: Wrong-way driver pleads not guilty

It was a fine Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park as 26-year-old Efrain Avalos Moreno-Avalos drove along Marsh Road. Trouble...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

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Dance Expressions - Classes for kids through young adults

Hi Menlo Park! Just thought I would share with you my recommendation for the new year. If you are looking for a fun activity...

Original post made by Dance Mom on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Dance Mom #2, on Dec 21, 2012 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1550 Views

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Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 1998 Views

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World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

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$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1800 Views

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Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1970 Views

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Judge inclined to let defamation lawsuit proceed

"If the tentative ruling stands, the San Mateo court would essentially be making new law," said Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1355 Views

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Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

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Editorial: Holiday Fund shines for 20th year

As they have for the last 20 years, residents of the Almanac's circulation area opened their hearts and their bank accounts...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2706 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park talk on 'Arab Spring'

"The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath" is the subject of a lecture by Ishmail Agayev at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Little House...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Very timely, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1354 Views
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