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Tonight: Menlo Park council considers Facebook's offer to fund police officer

When the new Belle Haven substation opens this spring, it may come with a larger police staff than expected for at least...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Just say NO, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 2749 Views

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Open space district puts bond measure on ballot

Voters in the June 3 election face a decision on whether to approve a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by great bargain, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views

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High school district puts $265 million bond measure on June ballot

The Sequoia Union High School District board decided on Wednesday (Feb. 26) to put a $265 million bond measure on the June...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2014 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 5575 Views

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Menlo Park OKs Facebook's offer to fund police officer

Calling it a "win win win," the Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously last night to accept Facebook's offer to fund a...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 6 comments | 4278 Views

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Menlo College student faces drug-dealing charges

A preliminary hearing is set for next week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 4799 Views

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Ex-symphony head charged with embezzlement

The former executive director of the Peninsula Symphony Association has been accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by June Curran, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 3946 Views

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Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 6508 Views

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Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 5820 Views

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Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 4514 Views

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Artisan Shop has new home at Allied Arts Guild

The Artisan Shop, which first opened at Allied Arts Guild in 2006, has a sunny new location. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mrs. Teddy Heinrich, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 5364 Views

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Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 5342 Views

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Editorial: Initiative would shrink Menlo projects

Menlo Park voters who have noticed the recent skirmishes over the proposed mixed-use housing, office and retail projects...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 25, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 50 comments | 24367 Views

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On horseback, Woodside's Don Pugh has done it all

Horses have had a remarkable influence on the second half of Woodside resident Don Pugh's life. The Mounted Patrol of San...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Kathy, on Mar 15, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3467 Views

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Menlo Park may hire $150,000 consultant to study specific plan initiative

The tab for Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan keeps rising, even though the $1.7 million plan was approved...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 19, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 12 comments | 2955 Views

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Atherton: Council weighs options for filling vacant seat

With a hefty workload facing them and an empty chair at the council dais, the remaining four Atherton City Council members...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 19, 2014 at 9:22 am | 3 comments | 3900 Views

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Couple ordered to stand trial for burglaries

A woman accused of using her job at a San Carlos PetSmart store to help commit multiple residential burglaries...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Relieved, on Mar 23, 2014 at 7:26 am | 3 comments | 3680 Views

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District attorney indicts 16 alleged gang members

Sixteen alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs have been arrested for staging a murderous war that resulted in multiple...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by A. Reader, on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 20250 Views

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Spot an endangered checkerspot

<I>By Kathy Korbholz, Friends of Edgewood.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/03/19/spot-an-endangered-checkerspot...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2014 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2099 Views

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Editorial: Golf course water well still a bad idea

In the midst of a debilitating drought and just two years after Menlo Park's Environmental Quality Commission turned thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Apr 1, 2014 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 3102 Views

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How much should nonresidents pay to play in Menlo Park?

How much should people who don't live in the city pay to participate in Menlo Park's recreation programs? The Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park Supporter, on Apr 12, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 9 comments | 3841 Views
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