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Police calls: Woman arrested for grand theft from employer

Local officers respond to calls: from workplace theft and a construction site fight, to rummaging through trash while naked...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2019
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Artist Open Studio

May 18-19, join 5 artists at Jan Schachter's studio, 10 -5, 190 Golden Hills Drive, off of Westridge Jane Peterman: Ceramic...

Original post made by Jan Schachter on Apr. 28, 2019
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How the Town of Atherton proposes to steal from the residents of the Fire District

The Town Council has no shame! These are just some of their proposals for ways in which Fire District funds could be...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 10, 2019
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"Restore the Arctic, Restore the Climate: Tue. May 21, 1:30-2:30 Little House Distinguished Lecture Series

In 2018 Carol Sontag, an RN at the Palo Alto Unified School District and volunteer at Ice911, accompanied researchers from...

Original post made by Judy A on May. 13, 2019
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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
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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
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Menlo Park: new assistant community development director named

Chuck Andrews, a senior building inspector working with the city of Menlo Park, has been promoted to become the city's assistant...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
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Aurora Singers and Chorale Assou-Lézert to perform 'Together En Chansons' July 21

It's been said that music transcends language. The 18-year relationship between the Palo Alto-based Aurora Singers and French...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
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Man who allegedly assaulted woman in Menlo Park pleads not guilty

A Redwood City man who allegedly grabbed a woman and pinned her against a wall in Menlo Park on Monday (July 22) has pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
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Troubled water: Local water company faces allegations of election fraud and company mismanagement

The day he left East Palo Alto to attend his grandmother's funeral across the country, Justin Turner's water was shut off. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2019
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Portola Valley rape suspect convicted on all seven counts

A San Francisco man was found guilty by a jury in Redwood City on Thursday (Aug. 8) of the forcible rape of his girlfriend...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2019
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Fire Board to deny citizens the right to put items on its agenda

Fire Board, It has been proposed that this section of the Board policy Manual be removed in its entirety: Agenda...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 13, 2019
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Newcastle disease sidelines this year's Tour De Coop

Since 2012, locals have biked around Silicon Valley every fall to get a peek inside residents' backyard chicken coops. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
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PG&E to begin restoring power in San Mateo County on Monday, but another shutoff could follow Tuesday

PG&E is expected to begin restoring power today (Oct. 28) to nearly 60,000 customers in San Mateo County who lost service...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2019
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Man charged with murder of former town arborist gets date for jury trial

Francis Wolke, 27, the man charged with killing former Atherton town arborist Kathy Hughes Anderson in her Menlo Park home...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2019
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Fire Station Monument Plaque found a decade after it “disappeared”

A decade after its mysterious disappearance, Fire Station 77 located on Chilco Street in the Belle Haven area of Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 15, 2019
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Home sales for the week of Nov. 11

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Mountain View recorded the highest sale at $32,650,000 for a vacant...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2019
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Menlo Park: Rollover accident near Trader Joe's results in DUI arrest

Police arrested a 29-year-old Menlo Park man who allegedly drove a Mercedes into a parked, unoccupied vehicle, causing his...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2019
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Celebrating 25 Years of Advanced Life Support (ALS) Paramedic Services by Menlo Fire

After 12 years of a very difficult and uphill effort, the Menlo Park Fire District became the second Fire Agency in San Mateo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 24, 2019
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What happens when Atherton Town Council extends its "fiscal equity" scam to our schools?

The Atherton Town Council has for the last six years been conducting a so-called Municipal Services Review of the services...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 29, 2020
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