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Menlo Park: BBC renovations inch closer to completion

It's not yet known when the famed BBC building in downtown Menlo Park will be open for business as a new restaurant and bar,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Annabelle, on Nov 16, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 2928 Views

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Atherton: Caltrans changes stoplight's timing on El Camino Real

Two weeks after The Almanac published a story about the dangers of a new light on El Camino Real in Atherton at Almendral...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by observer, on Nov 17, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 3620 Views

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Portola Valley toughens defenses after home invasions

Burglars and robbers may see the darkness, wealth and semi-rural tranquility of Portola Valley as an invitation to perpetrate...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2016
Last comment by Liberals are dumb, on Nov 20, 2016 at 6:59 am | 9 comments | 3160 Views

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Tonight: Family-friendly candlelight vigil at Fremont Park

"Make America kind again," will be the mantra of a family friendly candlelight vigil to be held tonight (Friday, Nov. 18)...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by disbelief, on Nov 19, 2016 at 5:56 pm | 14 comments | 2788 Views

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Feature story: Divided Cypriot teens find common ground here

"I'm sorry to go," Nelly admitted at a group dinner she helped prepare right before she left the U.S. in late July. She is...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by margomca, on Nov 21, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1823 Views

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Holiday Fund: Feeding our less fortunate neighbors

Mariano is a long-time volunteer at St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room, the large soup kitchen in Menlo Park. Each day he helps...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Melissa Downing, on Jan 22, 2017 at 4:22 pm | 4 comments | 2065 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park council could act on general plan update

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) The Menlo Park City Council will continue its public hearing...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by PX, on Nov 29, 2016 at 9:12 pm | 1 comment | 1562 Views

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Apropos of sourdough

In a tiny village in central France where Fiona Strouts' parents now live, the arrival of the baker and his cargo of homemade...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by maryannd, on Dec 1, 2016 at 7:01 am | 1 comment | 552 Views

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Menlo Park fire district hires 20 firefighters this year

The Menlo Park Fire District hired 20 firefighters and firefighter paramedics this year, marking "the largest, single most...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 4:27 am | 86 comments | 6432 Views

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Menlo Park aerospace engineer named county's poet laureate

Aerospace engineer, private pilot and Menlo Park resident Lisa Rosenberg has been named the new poet laureate of San Mateo...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3966 Views

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Menlo Park: Another sentencing delay for E. Gary Smith of Menalto Cleaners

The long-awaited sentencing of Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed, again, until 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 3257 Views

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Feature story: Woodside's Bailey is now flea-free

This story started with a very itchy dog in Woodside named Bailey who scratched at hairless hotspots for years. After multiple...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

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Voters will see parcel tax measure in Menlo Park school district

A ballot measure asking Menlo Park City School District voters to approve a $360 annual parcel tax that would expire after...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jan 28, 2017 at 9:35 am | 22 comments | 4907 Views

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Tuesday: County holds Menlo Park meeting on major changes to Flood Park

The public will have an opportunity Tuesday (Dec. 6) to comment on major changes planned for the 21-acre Flood Park, located...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Dogs?, on Dec 6, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1944 Views

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Atherton: Study finds Caltrain violates quiet zone

Atherton now has documented something many had suspected -- Caltrain is regularly violating the town's six-month-old quiet...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 4072 Views

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The ongoing legal battle over same-sex marriage

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2008/08/13/the-ongoing-legal-battle-over-same-sex-marriage posted...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2005 Views

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Menlo Park installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system to catch drivers running red lights has been installed at Bayfront Expressway and Chilco...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 13 comments | 2462 Views

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Obituary: Arthur Lloyd, railroad man through and through

A funeral service is set for Saturday, Dec. 17, for Menlo Park resident Arthur Lloyd, a career railroad man, ardent advocate...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by conscious, on Dec 13, 2016 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 1719 Views

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Woodside School District puts parcel tax measure on ballot

A ballot measure asking voters to approve a parcel tax identical to an existing tax that expires June 30 will go before voters...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Dec 17, 2016 at 6:59 am | 1 comment | 781 Views

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First winter 'Spare the Air' alert issued

The first winter Spare the Air Alert in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for today (Monday, Dec. 19), officials...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2016
Last comment by Particular Particulates, on Dec 19, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1096 Views
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