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Contested elections may be ahead for high school and community college district boards

Of the many seats on local governing boards up for election in November, contests appear to be shaping up for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eva Travers, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 2728 Views

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Movie review: 'Gravity'

Life is one hell of a ride, as George Clooney's character puts it. So is "Gravity." -- ==I Peter Canavese== Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Connie, on Oct 5, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 3 comments | 6332 Views

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Teen in critical condition after shooting

A 17-year-old boy was in critical condition Saturday evening after a shooting at 2:10 p.m. in the 2500 block of Farrington...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 11112 Views

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Open space district unveils 'vision plan'

Bay Area residents could gain access to much more open space, including more family-friendly areas, according to a new Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Oct 8, 2013 at 3:02 pm | 6 comments | 9928 Views

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Almanac launches new website

The Almanac has launched a new website designed to make the content more readable and accessible. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Warren Slocum, on Oct 9, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 4 comments | 6697 Views

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Guest opinion: Freedom and vigilance

Menlo Park recently purchased several surveillance cameras and roving license-plate readers. Let's try putting the argument...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:22 am | 25 comments | 21170 Views

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Tuesday: Atherton council candidates forum

An Atherton City Council candidates forum will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Town council watcher II, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3627 Views

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Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Russ Parman, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 4999 Views

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Menlo Park: Bicyclist anti-harassment law under consideration

Menlo Park is considering whether to implement a bicyclist anti-harassment ordinance at the request of the Bicycle Commission,...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2013 at 9:56 pm | 71 comments | 9038 Views

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Deputy police chief named to new county post

The San Mateo Police Department's loss is San Mateo County's gain, as the city's longtime deputy police chief Michael Callagy...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Oct 17, 2013 at 3:42 pm | 2 comments | 32465 Views

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Palo Alto man shot in East Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man was shot and seriously injured Sunday afternoon while driving on University Avenue, according to police....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 21, 2013 at 7:25 pm | 5 comments | 3939 Views

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Menlo Park fire district election: Big battle over union issues

The line is clearly drawn in the upcoming Menlo Park Fire Protection District board elections, with three seats at stake....

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 22, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 6894 Views

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Editorial: Clear choices in fire board race

In this election in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, five candidates are vying for three seats, including one being...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 23, 2013 at 7:23 am | 19 comments | 31473 Views

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Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a nice way, that is. Halloween events in our area tend to be more friendly than frightening, and...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Don Witt, on Oct 24, 2013 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 19487 Views

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Services set for Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by justathought, on Oct 31, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 13069 Views

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Election: Clarke releases answers to union questions

How much influence the labor unions should have on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is the hot-button issue...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:16 am | 21 comments | 29720 Views

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A Halloween story

They say Halloween is the most popular holiday for elementary-age children. As I trooped through a Woodside neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Class 15, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 4420 Views

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Menlo Park fire district election: Carolyn Clarke releases answers to union questionnaire

Carolyn Clarke, candidate for the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has now released her answers to a questionnaire...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 30, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 4 comments | 3501 Views

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Woman robs Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park

A woman in her mid-20s robbed Bank of the West in downtown Menlo Park on Tuesday, police report. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by J J, on Oct 31, 2013 at 9:14 am | 3 comments | 3960 Views

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County reissues 120 ballots due to boundary-change snafu

The county's failure to officially authorize school boundary changes approved by government agencies and voters over the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 31, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2694 Views
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