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When Lyme disease becomes a nightmare

Sherry Cagan of Portola Valley says she nearly died when she ended up in the emergency room with the systemic MRSA staph...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by StephKN, on Jun 18, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 16118 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest suspected looters on the way to Stanford Shopping Center

Menlo Park police officers on the lookout for looters arrested two men last night who were allegedly headed to Stanford Shopping...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2020
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Coronavirus weekend update: cases jump in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties

A round-up of news about the coronavirus in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. As of March 15, the number of cases in Santa...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2020
Last comment by Trump fired the national pandemic team, on Mar 20, 2020 at 10:30 am | 13 comments | 15704 Views

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San Mateo County, city of Palo Alto institute curfews starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday

San Mateo County is instituting a curfew on Tuesday and Wednesday nights in response to widespread looting and vandalism...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2020
Last comment by awatkins, on Jun 3, 2020 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 15673 Views

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Atherton volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's home

Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Mary S, on Sep 27, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 15 comments | 15410 Views

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Wednesday in Menlo Park: Kelley brothers at Kepler's

The whirlwind that is Tom Kelley was heading to San Francisco International Airport for "the ninth city in 10 days" on Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Charlie Quimby, on Nov 6, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 15342 Views

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As bidding wars cool, is a Peninsula housing crash on the way?

As we roll through summer, many families are finally getting away for their first vacation since 2020. With fewer active...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2021
Last comment by Sunny Storm, on Oct 6, 2021 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 15028 Views

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Peninsula Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

There are 4 candidates for 3 seats on the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors in November 2014. Challenger...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 14998 Views

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Should Sheriff Munks resign, answer questions, or do nothing?

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, who had participated in a law enforcement relay run...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by 5150 hired, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 14914 Views

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Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools (from online archive)

What do all the arguments about Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to take funds from redevelopment agencies, including Las Pulgas in...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Mar 25, 2011 at 11:25 am | 7 comments | 14885 Views

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Public employees and Social Security

How do public employees escape the inequities of the Social Security system to which most of us have been subjected? Why...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 2, 2013 at 11:43 am | 178 comments | 14697 Views

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Menlo Park council looks at buying license plate readers, surveillance cameras

As the Menlo Park Police Department seeks council approval tonight to purchase three automated license plate readers and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 23 comments | 14676 Views

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Park Theatre pre-demolition sale this Saturday and Sunday

With Christmas just around the corner, you may be wondering about that special gift for the guy who seems to have everything....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 4, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 7 comments | 14663 Views

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Menlo Park: Rising housing costs threaten private school for low-income families

Every morning, Konstance Kirkendoll leaves her San Leandro home at 7 a.m., with her two children, an 8-year-old and a 3-month-old,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Apr 15, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 24 comments | 14626 Views

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Woodside resident to receive Purple Heart on brother's behalf

==B Expanded version of an earlier story.== Woodside resident Teresa Dentino will receive a Purple Heart medal on behalf...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 14554 Views

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Now under the state's 'purple' tier, here's what is and isn't allowed in Santa Clara, San Mateo counties

Santa Clara and San Mateo counties returned to the state's most restrictive COVID-19 level, the "purple" tier, after California...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2021
Last comment by pvrez, on Jan 26, 2021 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 13717 Views

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Bill Lane, publisher, philanthropist, Portola Valley fan, dies at age 90

Bill Lane, a member of Portola Valley's first Town Council, the town's first mayor, and a philanthropist, longtime environmentalist,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Aug 3, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 7 comments | 13681 Views

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Over 2 million have signed a Change.Org Petition - Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19

Over 2 million have signed a Change.Org Petition - Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19 LINK:...

Original post made by Drastic Dangers Require Drastic Action on Nov. 11, 2016
Last comment by JKW, on Nov 20, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 73 comments | 13623 Views

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Police calls

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/11/06/police-calls-three-children-attacked-at-portola-va...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 6, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 5 comments | 13479 Views

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San Mateo County announces mandatory quarantines, isolation for coronavirus patients and their contacts

Residents of San Mateo County who have tested positive for COVID-19 have been ordered not to leave their homes except to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2020
Last comment by Reality, on Apr 8, 2020 at 3:14 pm | 11 comments | 13358 Views
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