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Arson charges for Menlo man rescued at Compadres fire

Palo Alto police arrested a man Saturday night, Nov. 10, on suspicion of starting two fires that afternoon within 50 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by PAT, 21 hours ago | 2 comments | 1810 Views

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Tonight: Residents to protest appointment of acting attorney general

In response to President Donald Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the appointment of Matthew Whitaker...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Paul Hild, on Nov 10, 2018 at 5:39 pm | 9 comments | 1760 Views

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Portola Valley: Wife says missing man has contacted attorney

Portola Valley resident Marc Bajet, who was the subject of a search by the community and the Sheriff's Office last week when...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
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Safety changes made to temporary Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

A number of Menlo Park drivers say they have felt, over the last several weeks, that they've had to take their lives into...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by MP Resident, on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:18 am | 20 comments | 2263 Views

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Improved bike lanes the result of long but diligent effort

There are new bike lanes across the overpasses where Sand Hill Road crosses Interstate 280. Cyclists have San Mateo County...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by Pete Heller , on Nov 8, 2018 at 12:14 am | 10 comments | 2783 Views

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Department of Justice monitoring polls in San Mateo County

San Mateo County is among 35 jurisdictions in 19 states that have personnel from the U.S. Department of Justice monitoring...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by fishnet, on Nov 6, 2018 at 7:35 pm | 6 comments | 837 Views

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Surf Air returns to San Carlos Airport

Surf Air is back at the San Carlos Airport. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/10/29/surf-air-returns-to-san-carlos-airport...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2018
Last comment by Justin, on Nov 5, 2018 at 10:06 pm | 18 comments | 1790 Views

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Portola Valley school board to explore $49.5 million bond measure implementation

The Portola Valley School District will meet Wednesday afternoon (Oct. 3) to explore how it would implement fixes to its...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2018
Last comment by Knock it Off, on Nov 1, 2018 at 9:42 pm | 8 comments | 1185 Views

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Menlo Park: Interim city manager candidate named

With the departure of Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre imminent, the city announced that a candidate for interim city...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Oct 28, 2018 at 8:30 am | 4 comments | 2819 Views

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Records show Surf Air owes county $328,371 in taxes

The commuter airline Surf Air has hardly been in the good graces of a vocal contingent of area residents bothered by its...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 27, 2018 at 8:49 am | 21 comments | 2511 Views

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Menlo fire board approves new firefighter contract

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board has approved a five-year contract with the 102-member firefighters' union...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 26, 2018 at 12:43 am | 25 comments | 3861 Views

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Guest opinion: Restore power of municipalities to pass robust rent control

The Bay Area is currently in the midst of the worst housing crisis in its history. By the time it is over, the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2018
Last comment by Big gubmint, on Oct 25, 2018 at 8:48 pm | 6 comments | 224 Views

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Menlo Park library director retires

Menlo Park Library Services Director Susan Holmer retired Oct. 5 after 16 years on the job. When she started in 2002, the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Oct 25, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 5 comments | 1913 Views

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Complex election ballots are here for the long run

Spare a thought this election season for the staff of the county Registration & Elections Division. Changes in the law over...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2018
Last comment by America was MADE great, on Oct 23, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 1003 Views

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BootUp Ventures' neighbors may see relief from noise

A Menlo Park business that nearby Palo Alto residents say has been a nuisance for three years must immediately cease holding...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Follow the money, on Oct 22, 2018 at 8:24 pm | 6 comments | 3162 Views

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Woodside's new ethics code is aspirational, informal

In the spring of 2016, a former Woodside mayor accused a resident-volunteer serving on the town's Architectural and Site...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 22, 2018 at 6:35 pm | 2 comments | 190 Views

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ProPublica reports racial disparities in schools nationwide, locally

White students were more than four times as likely to be enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement (AP) class as black...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2018
Last comment by Parke Treadway, MPCSD Public Information Officer, on Oct 22, 2018 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 1682 Views

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New study reports Bay Area roads are worst in nation

Roads in the Bay Area were the worst in the nation and accounted for high costs to drivers in 2016, according to a report...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Kitchen Table costs and bills, on Oct 21, 2018 at 6:56 pm | 16 comments | 1295 Views

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Menlo Park: Council works through plan to pick new city manager

How should Menlo Park's next city manager be chosen? And who will take on the duties of the post in the meantime? Read...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Oct 20, 2018 at 3:54 pm | 10 comments | 1824 Views

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Sheriff's Office personnel now have overdose-prevention drug

All San Mateo County Sheriff's Office personnel have been equipped with the overdose prevention drug naloxone as of this...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2018
Last comment by laughing, on Oct 18, 2018 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 799 Views
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