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Dozens return home after water recedes following EPA flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2012 at 11:10 pm | 8 comments | 2229 Views

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Second act for M-A performing arts center

Menlo Park may turn to an outside partner to get the most out of the city's $2.6 million investment in the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Dec 27, 2012 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 4022 Views

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Saturday: DUI checkpoints

Redwood City police will conduct checks for impaired drivers at multiple locations within the city on Saturday, Dec. 29. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 29, 2012 at 8:46 am | 4 comments | 3438 Views

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CHP arrests 208 for DUI over New Year's weekend

The California Highway Patrol is reporting that it made the same number of DUI arrests in the Bay Area over the holiday compared...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 3228 Views

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Slingbox agrees to penalty to resolve complaints

The maker of the Slingbox TV device has been ordered to pay $195,000 to settle customer complaints and must register...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jan 7, 2013 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 3519 Views

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Plastic bag ban on Menlo Park agenda

Fresh off the holiday break, the Menlo Park City Council meets Tuesday, Jan. 8, to consider a plastic bag ban, the housing...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 9, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 7 comments | 4285 Views

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Letter: Too much traffic, not enough housing

In addition to unknown impacts of the new campus development at Stanford of two additional medical centers and one additional...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Smith, on Jan 8, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 2 comments | 2784 Views

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Letter: Time to hold elderly drivers accountable

The tragic accident on Interstate 280 (Dec. 14) brought a fresh reminder of a growing danger among us, elderly drivers. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Jan 14, 2013 at 11:12 am | 21 comments | 6863 Views

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Around Town: Public invited to community day

The public is invited to a community day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Folger Stable in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Calvin Spit, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2703 Views

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Remembering Playland at the Beach

In years past, a rare and wonderful treat for every Bay Area child was a visit to Playland at the Beach. Once or twice a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Diane Miller, on Jan 9, 2013 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2967 Views

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Menlo School's Edelman will be honored at hall of fame

Menlo School senior Drew Edelman will be honored during the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California induction ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 10, 2013 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 4566 Views

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Menlo Park seeks input on two projects

Speak your mind on two upcoming Menlo Park projects: Irrigation system replacement on Santa Cruz Avenue, and tree-planting...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 15, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 2980 Views

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Horsley reverses, will forgo supes salary

San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley issued a brief statement Friday saying he had changed his mind and would keep to...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Thomas, on Jan 15, 2013 at 8:15 am | 25 comments | 4543 Views

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Destinations: 'Cuba is what it is'

Marie Krenz is a freelance writer from Orinda who spends weekends at her family home in Woodside. As a former Spanish teacher,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by carrie, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 3206 Views

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Editorial: Officer keeps job despite prostitution charge

The recent discovery that a Menlo Park police officer who admitted soliciting a prostitute continues to work full time for...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 17, 2013 at 1:59 pm | 6 comments | 2382 Views

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Feature story: Local effort to help Guatemalan women

Sallie DeGolia of Portola Valley reads aloud to Guatemalan children from the community of San Jorge during a visit that included...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 16228 Views

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College graduate

Glenn W.K. Shelton of Menlo Park graduated from Humboldt State University in December with a bachelor of science degree in...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dianne Blake, on Jan 25, 2013 at 7:36 pm | 4 comments | 2931 Views

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POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 3244 Views

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San Mateo gun buyback nets 680 firearms

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by elko-fer, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 2189 Views

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Guest opinion: Scale back Stanford's 'bloated' development plan for El Camino

I knew this day would come. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13709 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 3181 Views
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