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Atherton manager back in town, but how long?

John Danielson, Atherton's interim city manager since Jan. 3, is back in town and partially back on the job after suffering...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mixed Message, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 2372 Views

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Where innovation is abundant

SRI International, founded by Stanford University and celebrating its 65th year, is testing a device that absorbs atmospheric...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MA GRAD, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 2437 Views

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More blessed to give

It's a little after 10 on Friday morning when the little white truck with the words on its side, "Angel Food -- Good Deeds...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Dec 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

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Menlo Park man honored for World War II heroism

==B This is an expanded version of an earlier-posted story.== Carl Clark, a 95-year-old African-American war veteran and...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 23, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2672 Views

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Marion Softky covered community for 40 years

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Maryann Harvey, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 6772 Views

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Air district urges public to avoid burning wood

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking the public to refrain from burning wood today (Tuesday, Dec. 27). Read...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Yakoub, on Dec 27, 2011 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views

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Left Bank hires architect for new steakhouse

The new year will welcome a new Left Bank steakhouse at 898 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, the former location of...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Downtown Neighbor, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:55 pm | 3 comments | 2321 Views

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Local partying, dining out on New Year's Eve

Many local restaurants are planning special events for New Year's Eve. Among them: the British Bankers Club, Madera restaurant...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by RJ, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2298 Views

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Study says Facebook probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:55 am | 7 comments | 2508 Views

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Guest opinion: Caltrain can survive without high-speed rail

Caltrain has two alternatives: One involves introducing high-speed rail to the Peninsula, which most residents have now learned...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by J. Wong, on Jan 3, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1690 Views

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Boy, 12, shot in East Palo Alto

A 12-year-old boy on Friday night became the latest shooting victim in a series of gun violence against young people in East...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1975 Views

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East Palo Alto weighs Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. •...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 7 comments | 2538 Views

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Recology collects holiday trees

Recology San Mateo County will collect holiday trees between Dec. 26 and Jan. 31 on regular compost collection days. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by StillwithTree, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2442 Views

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Public college board members met in private

All five members of the San Mateo County Community College District board served on a committee that met privately to run...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2539 Views

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Two mountain lions spotted in San Mateo County

In a matter of hours two mountain lions were reportedly spotted in different parts of San Mateo County Monday night (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bill Sykes, on Jan 15, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1981 Views

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State suspends BBC bar's liquor license

The landmark British Bankers Club restaurant and bar in Menlo Park has had its liquor license put on hold by the California...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1802 Views

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Church: No expansion plans in Menlo Park

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church says it has "no plans at this time" to develop or expand on or around its...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by been there, on Jan 13, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 2275 Views

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Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2012 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 2646 Views

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Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 2451 Views

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Today: Toxic chemicals and roadside weeds

A report recommending that San Mateo County start following its own guidelines in managing roadside weeds by using pesticides...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sheilah B from Anchorage Alaska, on Jun 28, 2012 at 3:46 am | 2 comments | 2525 Views
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