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Atherton drafts angry letter over fire station study

Atherton has drafted a letter to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District complaining that its request to be involved in a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 14, 2017 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1608 Views

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How drones might be used to respond to emergencies

It's been almost a year since the Menlo Park Fire Protection District received the authority from the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
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Woodside pig scramble: Opposing views

A group of Woodside residents is calling on the Town Council to ban the traditional pig scramble, when kids chase and capture...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Woodsideresident, on Mar 28, 2017 at 11:32 pm | 49 comments | 4759 Views

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Menlo Park council supports lawsuits challenging Trump's executive order

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to sign on to "friend of the court" brief supporting lawsuits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Stats, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 2482 Views

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Hundreds turn out for tech rally against federal policies

Hundreds of Silicon Valley workers and supporters rallied against President Donald Trump's administration's policies on immigration,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2017
Last comment by The Donny Remembers!, on Mar 26, 2017 at 10:59 am | 10 comments | 1346 Views

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Atherton not happy being left out of fire station study

Atherton's City Council has unanimously approved a strongly worded letter to the fire district, berating it for not including...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 3 hours ago | 23 comments | 2481 Views

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Portola Valley: Suspect in January residential burglary pleads no contest

One of the two Redwood City men charged in an attempted residential burglary in Portola Valley in January have entered a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Caroline V, on Mar 21, 2017 at 3:26 pm | 3 comments | 1695 Views

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Flea Street Cafe, a 'sanctuary restaurant'

While debate persists in online forums and emails to the City Council about whether Menlo Park should become a "sanctuary...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2017
Last comment by katie m leeds, on Mar 27, 2017 at 2:26 pm | 17 comments | 2535 Views

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Woodside: Tad Taube honored for lifetime achievements

In recognition of philanthropic activities over 40 years, Woodside resident Tad Taube will be honored with a Distinguished...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by bill1940, on Mar 24, 2017 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

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County may pay $450K to settle lawsuit over drug-treatment center

San Mateo County may pay up to $450,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by the owners of the Stillpath Retreat Center on Skyline...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Mar 27, 2017 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

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Menlo Park council subcommittee to negotiate with Stanford on proposed complex

Menlo Park council members Peter Ohtaki and Ray Mueller have been appointed to negotiate a development agreement with Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 30, 2017 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2243 Views

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Eleven-story Menlo Park hotel gets official name: Hotel Nia

The 11-story hotel that is part of the Bohannon Development Corp.'s "Menlo Gateway" project has officially been christened...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2017
Last comment by Miguel, on Apr 8, 2017 at 1:37 pm | 8 comments | 2271 Views

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Vigil in East Palo Alto protests Amazon, Facebook policies

Chants of "Jobs for EPA!" and "Hey hey, ho ho, racial profiling has got to go!" rang out Thursday night in front of 2100...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 2, 2017 at 4:23 pm | 8 comments | 3095 Views

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Sequoia high school district board names superintendent

The governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District has chosen Mary E. Streshly, currently an administrator for...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 2, 2017 at 5:03 pm | 3 comments | 2815 Views

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Police calls: Vandal cuts cable to Woodside home video surveillance system

Crimes reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/04/04/police-calls-vandal-cuts-cable-to-woodside-property-video-surveilla...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 6, 2017 at 9:49 pm | 6 comments | 2608 Views

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Today: First of three meetings on high-speed-rail project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority will hold three community meetings between April 5 and 13 on the proposed San Francisco-to-San...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Build It, on Apr 10, 2017 at 10:59 am | 8 comments | 1340 Views

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Menlo Park: Two options to separate Caltrain tracks from roads move forward

The Menlo Park City Council is pursuing two options to separate Menlo Park roads from the Caltrain tracks. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Train Fan, on Apr 8, 2017 at 10:52 am | 31 comments | 2923 Views

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Update: Woodside Elementary tax measure win holds at 73% of voters

The county on Thursday released an updated count on Woodside Elementary School District's parcel tax win on Tuesday, reporting...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by PARCEL tax payer, on Apr 16, 2017 at 8:14 am | 2 comments | 1641 Views

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Joie de vivre

Whether it is rustic or elegant, bistro or haute cuisine, French fare is superb. The new La Bohème in Palo Alto is no exception. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
There are no comments yet. 613 Views

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Tuesday: Board of Supervisors to discuss two-year affordable housing spending plan

The county Board of Supervisors meets at 9 a.m. Tuesday (April 11) with an agenda that includes a study session to consider...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 11, 2017 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 811 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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