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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 | 2746 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 | 2727 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 | 1929 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 | 1953 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 | 2652 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 | 3584 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 | 1279 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 | 1290 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 | 3572 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 | 1707 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 | 4452 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 | 3359 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 | 2179 Views

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Atherton: Leaf blowers, civic center funding on council agenda

Potential limits on using leaf blowers in town and raising additional funding for the civic center project will be discussed...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by RanchGal, on Sep 4, 2019 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 1399 Views

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Nonprofit trying out program to lower ADU construction costs

As more Bay Area communities encourage residents to build accessory dwelling units (ADUs) that could serve as affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2019
Last comment by Cori, on Sep 4, 2019 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 440 Views

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Home sales for the week of Aug. 26

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Palo Alto recorded the highest sale at $11,080,00 for a newly constructed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Most expensive, on Sep 4, 2019 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 2156 Views

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Portola Valley teen advocates for diabetes research in D.C.

How many people can say they've appeared before the United States Senate? Thomas Screven, a 16-year-old Portola Valley resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2019
Last comment by Ms. P, on Sep 2, 2019 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views

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Atherton: Child injured in DUI crash

A 21-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and his 7-year-old sibling was taken to a local hospital following...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2019
Last comment by Tragic, on Aug 30, 2019 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 3441 Views

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DA's Office reveals more details in Haldeman sexual assault case

More information has been made public about the alleged sexual assaults of children by Randolph Haldeman, including that...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2019
Last comment by Ann R, on Aug 29, 2019 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 4888 Views
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