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Traffic alert: Woodside Road closed at Skyline Boulevard

Woodside Road from Skyline Boulevard to Portola Road is closed this afternoon (Oct. 17) due to a vehicle accident, according...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2019
Last comment by Shocking!!, on Oct 17, 2019 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 735 Views

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Guest opinion: A call for new models to improve the downtown, make staff more accountable

Sloane Citron's recent guest opinion on the state of the Menlo Park downtown raised many important points. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Oct 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 20 comments | 2909 Views

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Atherton to begin testing license plate readers, security cameras to deter crime

In response to a rash of 20 residential burglaries in Atherton over a four-month period, the City Council directed town staff...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2019
Last comment by Let's get real, on Oct 12, 2019 at 6:58 pm | 33 comments | 2926 Views

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Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley

President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2019
Last comment by David Smernoff, on Oct 9, 2019 at 3:57 pm | 32 comments | 5455 Views

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Teenager's close call at Burgess Pool has a happy ending

On June 28, a teenager finished her backstroke race in a swim meet at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park, took off her goggles and...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Grateful, on Oct 1, 2019 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

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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' chicken coops. But this year,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2019
Last comment by Lisa Steele/Fresh Eggs Daily, on Oct 1, 2019 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 1765 Views

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Police calls: Menlo Park man loses $3,000 in phone scam

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/09/27/police-calls-menlo-park-...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2019
Last comment by Ege Kahveci, on Sep 28, 2019 at 7:17 am | 1 comment | 2681 Views

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Town panel nixes Ford Field site for affordable housing

The long-running saga of Portola Valley's quest to identify land that could be used for affordable housing took a further...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2019
Last comment by pvrez, on Sep 27, 2019 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 2645 Views

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Wednesday: Free screening of 'Cinema Paradiso' to celebrate the end of an era at Guild Theatre

The Guild Theatre is closing on Thursday, Sept. 26, but before that it will host a free screening of the film "Cinema Paradiso"...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1828 Views

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San Mateo County offers residents customized option for disaster alerts

Fire departments emphasize the importance of early-alert systems to keep residents informed about wildfires and other emergencies,...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 24, 2019 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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Man arrested after hitting Menlo Park officer with his car

A 19-year-old San Mateo man was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon on Tuesday (Sept. 17) after he allegedly hit a...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2019
Last comment by Huh?, on Sep 22, 2019 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 2564 Views

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Flegel's building is for sale but business to continue as usual

The building that houses Flegel's Interior Design & Distinctive Home Furnishings, at 870 Santa Cruz Ave. in Menlo Park, is...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 20, 2019 at 10:34 am | 4 comments | 3344 Views

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Longtime Menlo Park resident Mary Whittle Tipton dies at 98

Mary Whittle Tipton, who was a member of St. Raymond Parish in Menlo Park since its founding, died on June 24, just weeks...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by RIP Mrs. Tipton, on Sep 18, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

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Atherton could remove penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit

Atherton may eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town’s construction time limit provision. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Sep 18, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

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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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DA's Office investigating former community college chancellor

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has issued search warrants in connection with Ron Galatolo's tenure as San...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 3403 Views

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Interested in school board seat? Application deadline is Sept. 16

The deadline to apply for appointment to a seat on the Menlo Park City School District Board of Trustees is 4 p.m. Monday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 12, 2019 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1647 Views

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Renovated Skylonda 'wellness resort' to reopen Nov. 1

A 28-year-old hotel, resort and conference center in the forest along Skyline Boulevard is taking on yet another identity...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2019
Last comment by spa goer, on Sep 11, 2019 at 1:49 pm | 9 comments | 4236 Views

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Menlo Park police chief may request drones for department

Drones may be part of the future of the Menlo Park Police Department. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2019/09/06/menlo-park-police-considering-request-fo...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 6, 2019 at 6:21 pm | 3 comments | 3206 Views

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Menlo Park man arrested in suspected DUI crash that injured 7-year-old sister pleads not guilty

A 21-year-old Menlo Park man arrested last month on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol following a crash...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2019
Last comment by ouch, on Sep 6, 2019 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 2117 Views
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