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Update: Skyline suspect charged with two murders

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has filed two murder charges and five other felony counts against Pacifica...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 8 hours ago | 7 comments | 1856 Views

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Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by leland, on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1299 Views

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Girls rock on first Little League all-female team, the Rockies

Gender equality in sports took a happy step forward on the local baseball field this season as the Menlo Atherton Little...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
Last comment by Equality?, on Jun 17, 2019 at 8:04 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

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Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire

A woman who was smoking in her Menlo Park home while also using oxygen in a medical cylinder to breathe died last night (June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2480 Views

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Driver arrested for attempted murder at Nealon Park scheduled to enter plea Friday

A man charged with attempted murder after allegedly striking a pedestrian with a stolen car on June 7 at Nealon Park refused...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2019
Last comment by Steve_J, on Jun 15, 2019 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1149 Views

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Food trumps hate

Feeling unnerved by increasing anti-immigrant rhetoric in the wake of the 2016 presidential election, Danielle Tsi started...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 13, 2019 at 7:02 pm | 10 comments | 979 Views

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Menlo Park: Nativity Carnival draws crowds over weekend

Sun, fun and games were on the program for those attending the Nativity Carnival last weekend, June 7-9. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2019
Last comment by Thanks, on Jun 13, 2019 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1009 Views

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Lawmaker behind SB 50 makes case for zoning reforms to address state housing crisis

Scott Wiener, whose housing bill has energized housing advocates and galvanized local officials, came to Palo Alto on Friday...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2019
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jun 11, 2019 at 9:42 pm | 5 comments | 1052 Views

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Jason's Cafe, a Menlo Park diner, shutters following ADA suits

Jason's Cafe, which had been in operation in Menlo Park for 11 years, closed May 1, according to Jason Kwan, the cafe's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2019
Last comment by owner's issue, on Jun 8, 2019 at 5:13 pm | 111 comments | 7421 Views

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Menlo Park sports trainer charged in sexual assault case involving teenage girl

Tristan Arfi of Redwood City, owner of the Boxing Theory Gym in Menlo Park, is facing arraignment next week on sexual assault...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2019
Last comment by disgusting, on Jun 7, 2019 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1818 Views

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Menlo Park: Commuter bus burns, ignites grass fire near Alpine Road

Crews from five fire agencies responded to a bus fire and two grass fires that were ignited by the commuter bus, which caught...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
Last comment by Darwin, on Jun 5, 2019 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 3394 Views

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Menlo Park boxing gym owner arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting teen girl

The owner of a boxing gym in Menlo Park has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a teenage girl he trained,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views

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Menlo fire district, Coast Guard adopt safety plan for drones and aircraft

A new plan is in place for firefighters' search and rescue drones and U.S. Coast Guard helicopters to share the skies over...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2019
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 4, 2019 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 1017 Views

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Menlo fire district replacing oldest station

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will eliminate a significant part of its history when it replaces the oldest of its...

Original post made on May. 30, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 30, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1091 Views

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Report: San Mateo County among 25 U.S. counties with highest measles outbreak risk

San Mateo County is among the top 25 U.S. counties facing the highest risk of a measles outbreak, according to a May report...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on May 28, 2019 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

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Portola Valley may update its 1964-vintage general plan

Portola Valley is considering an update to its current general plan, which was adopted in 1964. The plan would take a long-term...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by wall fallacies, on May 21, 2019 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

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Guest opinion: We need the Green New Deal

Our world will become a much more hazardous place unless we stop climate change. The Green New Deal (GND) is a plan to stimulate...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Pnu Walker, on May 21, 2019 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 3203 Views

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Talking trash

Local garbage-processing centers face new challenges because of a change in China's policy on accepting recycling, which...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Philip Freeman, on May 20, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

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For stressed-out families, local doctors are prescribing a new fix: public parks

It's no secret that getting outdoors is good for people. Bay Area health officials have been at the heart of a growing movement...

Original post made on May. 11, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 15 comments | 4093 Views

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National Merit Scholarship winners announced

Five high school students who attend schools in The Almanac's coverage area have been named winners of National Merit Scholarships...

Original post made on May. 18, 2019
Last comment by Jane Gill, on May 18, 2019 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views
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