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A much better approach for Caltrain than electrification

On Monday, two hydrogen-powered trains, the world’s first, began operating on a 62-mile stretch between four towns in northern...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 12 hours ago | 9 comments | 350 Views

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Police arrest man suspected of attempting to rape Menlo Park woman

A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested in Menlo Park on Monday on suspicion of the attempted rape of a woman out jogging...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2018 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 4645 Views

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Palo Alto University professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault

Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Sequoia hs, on Sep 18, 2018 at 12:55 pm | 13 comments | 839 Views

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Caltrain ridership up this year from 2017

Caltrain ridership has jumped slightly this year compared to 2017, when ridership decreased, Caltrain officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by resident, on Sep 17, 2018 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 576 Views

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Menlo fire board to consider proposal on revenue sharing

A proposal to restrict future fire boards from agreeing to share district tax revenues with other agencies without prior...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2018 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 936 Views

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Wed Sep 19 - Blanket Police Traffic Enforcement

Hello, It's that time of the year. Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding areas will be blanketed by Police from all over...

Original post made by DC McGlynn on Sep. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

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Bikeway launched to connect Peninsula cities

September 8 marked the opening of the Peninsula Bikeway, a bike route on surface streets that connects Redwood City and Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2018
Last comment by commutercyclist, on Sep 14, 2018 at 8:04 pm | 9 comments | 2644 Views

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Local vaulters to represent U.S. in international competition

Three local vaulting teams -- two in Woodside and one in Portola Valley -- are gearing up to send their championship winners...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2018
Last comment by Rebekah Witter, on Sep 10, 2018 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views

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County officials say Surf Air is no longer using San Carlos Airport

Surf Air, the controversial commuter airline behind thousands of residents' noise complaints to the San Carlos Airport, hasn't...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by Surf Air critic, on Sep 9, 2018 at 11:08 am | 43 comments | 4919 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 Sep 9, 2018 at 9:20 am | 23 comments | 3291 Views

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Stanley Webb, longtime owner of Webb Ranch, dies

Stanley Webb, the owner of Webb Ranch, changed the ranch's focus from dairy farming and growing strawberries to boarding...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by McQuarrie family, on Sep 7, 2018 at 6:45 pm | 5 comments | 4238 Views

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Board of Supervisors moves to ban flamethrowers

Flamethrowers are not yet illegal possessions for the general public in unincorporated San Mateo County, but a process is...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 6, 2018 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views

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Tuesday: Supervisors to consider flamethrower ban

Flamethrowers are an uncommon possession, and soon they may be illegal in parts of San Mateo County. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 4, 2018 at 9:50 am | 10 comments | 1248 Views

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Camper readies for Labor Day opening in Menlo Park

Camper is ready to breathe new life into the Menlo Park dining scene. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/08/30/camper-readies-for-labor-day-opening-in-...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 2, 2018 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 1906 Views

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Thursday afternoon: fire board meeting to consider firefighter contract

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a special meeting at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 30, to consider...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2018
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 31, 2018 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1000 Views

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Menlo fire district swaps priorities for new fire stations

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District revised its priorities for capital improvements and changed the expensive...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2018 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 1225 Views

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Atherton cracks down on cyclists' stop sign violations

After watching three cycling groups speed through a stop sign on Alameda de las Pulgas at Atherton Avenue while the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2018
Last comment by That was fun, on Aug 26, 2018 at 6:42 am | 80 comments | 5614 Views

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Wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisory through Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for the region through Tuesday, as winds...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2018
Last comment by Calypso 41, on Aug 22, 2018 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1019 Views

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Menlo Park: District 4 has new potential City Council contender

Come November, there could be competition for the City Council seat to represent Menlo Park's new District 4, which includes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2018
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Aug 20, 2018 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 2047 Views

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Contested election ahead for Menlo fire board

Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which includes the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Aug 18, 2018 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views
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