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Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in five armed robberies in the Redwood City area was arrested Thursday night after a day-long standoff with police...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 19, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 3040 Views

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'High-risk' sex offender back in custody

An accused sex offender on parole who escaped Friday morning from a mental health facility in unincorporated Redwood City...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 18, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 2628 Views

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Update: Pipeline replacement closes lanes

Westbound lanes on Sand Hill Road between Branner Drive and Saga Lane will close during daytime hours as Pacific Gas and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 2683 Views

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Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2707 Views

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Plea delayed in 1986 homicide case

Attorneys for a 49-year-old man, recently arrested in connection with the 1986 killing of a 17-year-old girl, were granted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 2956 Views

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Red-light camera bill coasts through state Senate

A bill authored by Sen. Joe Simitian that would add restrictions to red-light cameras cruised through the state Senate Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 3558 Views

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FAA promises less jet noise with new technology

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Air Meister, on Sep 2, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 3820 Views

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MA Pop Warner opens youth football season

The Menlo Atherton Vikings Pop Warner football club opens its season Sunday, Sept 2, at St. Francis High School in Mountain...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by football parent, on Sep 4, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 6109 Views

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Sharon Heights rallies against housing site

Clearly the key to community engagement in Menlo Park is to suggest building "affordable housing" in Sharon Heights, in a...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 16, 2012 at 6:43 am | 67 comments | 8583 Views

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A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness, if...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 11, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2331 Views

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Week 2: Vikings post strong Pop Warner results

Visiting the tough Berkeley Jr Bears for five games on Saturday, Sept. 8, the M-A Vikings Pop Warner football club had a...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by schedule, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 3 comments | 3599 Views

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Not Ready For Prime Time scam unwinds

At a household in Menlo Park's Sharon Heights neighborhood (the resident requested anonymity), the phone calls began Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2665 Views

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Funds rejected by San Mateo County may pay for new trail network

An eleventh-hour request from Palo Alto and Stanford University for a grant that would greatly accelerate the city's ambitious...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Broken Pavement, on Sep 12, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 2446 Views

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Law cracks down on tobacco sales to minors

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that creates tougher penalties for stores that sell cigarettes to minors,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 2885 Views

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Atherton DUI driver sentenced to five years in state prison

A guilty plea and an apology weren't enough to keep a 63-year-old Atherton woman out of prison. A judge sentenced Margaret...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Help is on the way, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 11 comments | 5439 Views

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Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 17 comments | 4308 Views

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Menlo College runs wild in win over La Verne

Now that its offense seems in sync, the No. 25 Menlo College football team may want to rethink its upcoming scheduled bye....

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2935 Views

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Menlowe Ballet celebrates one year with new works

From a neoclassical work by the ballet master of the San Francisco Ballet, to choreographer Michael Lowe's homage to instrumental...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Andressa Thorne, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 2195 Views

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Hobee's at Town & Country to close

Longtime Palo Alto icon Hobee's California Restaurant will close at Town & Country Village shopping center in January, property...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hobees Fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 3829 Views

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Memorial service Sunday for John R. Johnson

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, for John R. Johnson, who ran the Palo Alto Medical Foundation for more...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 4334 Views
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