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Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 29137 Views

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Letter: Meat production has big role in warming

I was very impressed with Leonardo DiCaprio's powerful documentary "The 11th Hour." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4868...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 5569 Views

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Two reports of mountain lion sightings

Two mountain lion sightings were reported in San Mateo County Wednesday afternoon -- one near Edgewood County Park and...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Yomamma, on Jan 28, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 5546 Views

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Menlo Park hires full-time 'community engagement' director

Cherise Brandell, a 19-year employee of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been hired as Menlo Park's "community engagement" director...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 5460 Views

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Former MP city manager ousted from manager post in Scottsdale

Jan Dolan, Menlo Park's city manager from 1990 to 2000, has been ousted from her post as city manager in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 20, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 5370 Views

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A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 5264 Views

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Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 5115 Views

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Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 13, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 13 comments | 4696 Views

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Sometimes you can fight City Hall

When Menlo Park badminton fans discovered that floor plans for the new $11.5-million Arrillaga gym off Alma Street did not...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Badminton, on Sep 24, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 4 comments | 4658 Views

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SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 4523 Views

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Innocence - a work of fiction

Innocence Every Tuesday we would meet in the park. It wasn’t much of a park, but it was equidistant between our...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 22, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4457 Views

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Wednesday: Atherton may adopt resolution opposing high-speed rail project

The Atherton City Council will consider Wednesday a resolution putting the town government on record as opposing the California...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 17, 2010 at 10:28 pm | 5 comments | 4354 Views

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Con man Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Glen Turner, on Jan 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 1 comment | 4298 Views

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The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 4055 Views

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Free flu shots in Woodside, Menlo Park

Looking ahead to flu season, the San Mateo County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to eligible residents over...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 4025 Views

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Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 3860 Views

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Reactions to death of Osama bin Laden

"That he's dead is part of the healing process," said Harold Schapelhouman, chief at the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Homeopathy, on May 8, 2011 at 1:17 pm | 15 comments | 3671 Views

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Bothun charges dismissed

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 2, 2011 at 8:15 am | 5 comments | 3627 Views

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CHP reopens U.S. 101, traffic remains heavy

The California Highway Patrol has reopened U.S. 101 in San Mateo this morning after downed lines prompted full closures...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3564 Views

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Uncle

Uncle The boy has little chance of becoming a man. Tall, gangly and uncoordinated, lacking neither emotional nor physical...

Original post made by The Mentor on May. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3520 Views
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