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Officer shot at during scuffle with La Honda shooting suspect

A Pacifica police officer was shot at during a scuffle on a highway embankment with a suspect accused of shooting and critically...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by squirrel, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:36 am | 4 comments | 3269 Views

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Attempted kidnapping reported in Atherton

A 24-year-old woman told Atherton police her screams drove off a man who was attempting to kidnap her at about 2 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Mar 30, 2016 at 4:59 pm | 10 comments | 3423 Views

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Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:20 am | 12 comments | 2549 Views

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Bay Area on heightened alert after bombings in Brussels

Bay Area law enforcement agencies are stepping up their presence this morning at airports and transit centers after deadly...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael Chertoff, on Mar 22, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 908 Views

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Wednesday: Hillary Clinton speaks at Stanford, visits Atherton

Hillary Clinton is scheduled speak at Stanford University about counter-terrorism Wednesday morning before appearing at a...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by JBCham, on Apr 1, 2016 at 3:17 pm | 57 comments | 3142 Views

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Editorial: Electronic billboards on freeway? Kill this plan now

It's hard to know where to begin in trying to sort out the San Mateo County manager's ill-conceived plan to boost revenue...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by mr. mcleary, on Apr 30, 2016 at 5:44 am | 7 comments | 2155 Views

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Starting a new life

Easter Sunday, March 27, will be a day of mixed emotions at the Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley as the congregation...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by George C. Goodman, on Mar 25, 2016 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

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$116K raised for school custodian injured in motorcycle accident

The Portola Valley School District community is rallying around one of its own, John Bamber, the custodian at Ormondale School...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2465 Views

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Fire chief signs on for another two years

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District since January 2007, has a new contract with the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2294 Views

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Menlo Park: Two history professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Trumpnchange, on Mar 30, 2016 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 385 Views

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Menlo Park: History professors discuss Trump and Hitler comparison

About 35 people came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on March 23 for an hour of conversation with radio veteran Angie Coiro...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by InDerFuerhersFace, on Apr 3, 2016 at 7:35 pm | 15 comments | 3882 Views

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Menlo Park Fire Protection District prepares for its 100th birthday

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District turns 100 this June, and to celebrate, its members will wear commemorative badges...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Victoria, on Mar 30, 2016 at 9:00 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

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Woodside church ushers in 'Village Hub'

A tentative plan would offer Woodside Bakery muffins and croissants, along with gourmet coffee and snacks, at neighborly...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2016
Last comment by Local Dude, on Mar 31, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1779 Views

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Caltrain schedule changes begin today

Caltrain is changing its train schedule starting today to cope with the growing numbers of riders bogging down stops at several...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by 70s gal, on Apr 4, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1735 Views

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Committee forms to consider commercial aircraft noise remedies

Portola Valley Councilwoman Ann Wengert is one of 12 elected officials from San Mateo, Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2016
Last comment by Jason Parekh, on Apr 7, 2016 at 10:37 am | 21 comments | 2701 Views

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Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 2976 Views

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Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Philip Russell, on May 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 2907 Views

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Police arrest man in connection with brush fire near Facebook

A 35-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Wednesday in connection with a [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/04/01/investigators-deem-mondays-grass-fire-suspicious...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by Ruth, on Apr 7, 2016 at 2:45 pm | 1 comment | 1846 Views

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Menlo Park: Presbyterian Pastor Walt Gerber dies at 79

Walt Gerber, who presided as senior pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church – now called Menlo Church – for 28...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 5 comments | 8736 Views

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Menlo Park: Jane Baxter helps thousands with hearing problems

Over the years in her practice as a clinical audiologist, Dr. Jane Baxter of Menlo Park figures she has treated well over...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Steve Beck, on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:33 am | 3 comments | 1975 Views
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