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Caltrain delays continue after train hits truck

Caltrain is experiencing system-wide delays this afternoon after a train struck a tractor-trailer on the tracks in San Bruno....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Feb 11, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 4166 Views

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Valentine's Day: Hearts and Flowers

Like heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and romantic cards, flowers are an intrinsic part of Valentine's Day, especially roses....

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
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New Chinese restaurant opens in Menlo Park

After seeing two favorites close last year, Menlo Park has a new Chinese restaurant. The Fey restaurant opened in January...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 3752 Views

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A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by smilingparent, on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 12937 Views

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Train strikes man in Palo Alto

A 22-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed by a Union Pacific Railroad Co. freight train Monday night north of Churchill...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 15 comments | 3992 Views

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Today: Three cities hold gun buyback

Three Peninsula cities, including Menlo Park, will hold a gun buyback from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in East...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2213 Views

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County settles lawsuit alleging discrimination

In settling a lawsuit brought by six county citizens in 2011 -- three of Asian ethnicity and three of Latino -- the county...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

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Saturday: M-A fashion show

Menlo-Atherton's annual fashion show unfolds on Saturday, Feb. 23. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13113&e=y...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

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Man assaults 72-year-old cyclist in Menlo Park

A 72-year-old man walking his bike along El Camino Real was hit and then chased, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by confused, on Feb 24, 2013 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2513 Views

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Former chief probation officer in county pleads not guilty to possessing child pornography

Former San Mateo County Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest pleaded not guilty Friday to two charges of possessing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 10, 2013 at 5:20 am | 13 comments | 3134 Views

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Self-made masters

In many professions, badges from a school of some kind are a necessity. Cooking for restaurants is heading that way, says...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 27, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 4254 Views

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Motorcyclist injured in crash near La Honda

A motorcyclist appears to have suffered minor injuries in a four-vehicle crash near La Honda late this morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rob Worthington, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2839 Views

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Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 3610 Views

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Today: E-book library event in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Library invites the public to learn how to download and read e-books and audio books from the library, and...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

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Remains identified as adult white male

The skeletal remains found by a hiker in open space off Skyline Boulevard in mid-February belong to a white male adult believed...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by hope, on Mar 4, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 2213 Views

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Another lawsuit: Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Dr Doodle, on Mar 5, 2013 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views

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Menlo attorney fighting high-speed rail Central Valley project's launch

==B (An expanded version of an earlier-published story.)== Peninsula cities lost a legal battle last week against the state's...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2013 at 7:37 pm | 11 comments | 54699 Views

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Letter: Supervisor failure or discrimination?

A lot of negative attention has been directed at the couple who complained about the city of Menlo Park's gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 1 comment | 2374 Views

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Hillview School playing field nears finish line

The school district and city are racing against the clock to try to open the new Hillview Middle School playing field by...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:48 am | 3 comments | 2609 Views

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Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 6482 Views
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