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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 | 3455 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 | 2028 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 | 4372 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 | 2740 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
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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 | 2 comments | 1400 Views

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Menlo Park fire district may hire 10 more entry-level firefighters

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has announced plans to hire over the next year up to 10 entry-level firefighters...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Tamp, on Apr 13, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 2254 Views

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Man sentenced for felony DUI incident in Woodside

A 30-year-old Redwood City man has been sentenced to 10 months in county jail in connection with a felony drunken driving...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Apr 13, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 2679 Views

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County may spend $50 million over two years on affordable housing

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors supports spending at least $30 million over two years in sales tax revenues on...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 14, 2017 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1703 Views

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Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on May 5, 2017 at 7:35 am | 188 comments | 7086 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park weighs 'sanctuary city' status, bike route

The Menlo Park City Council will have its hands full tonight considering whether it should adopt a "sanctuary city" ordinance,...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Think deeper, on Apr 21, 2017 at 8:47 am | 17 comments | 2138 Views

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Atherton council set to sign contract for Menlo Park fire district review

A $49,500 contract to examine the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's finances, and look at other ways Atherton might get...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by Linda Craig, on Apr 19, 2017 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 878 Views

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Tonight: Atherton may adopt fire district review contract

A $49,500 contract to examine the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's finances, and look at other ways Atherton might get...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 21, 2017 at 12:21 pm | 23 comments | 1695 Views

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Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances

The Menlo Park City Council took a number of steps Tuesday night to deal with the issue of how the city will treat undocumented...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2017
Last comment by Beddybyetime, on May 1, 2017 at 12:47 pm | 60 comments | 4039 Views

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Menlo Park burglary: Man, 21, faces up to 11 years in prison

A 21-year-old East Palo Alto resident faces up to 11 years in state prison after pleading no contest to one felony count...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 20, 2017 at 8:22 pm | 4 comments | 2826 Views

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Atherton approves cost-benefit study of fire services

Atherton's City Council has given the go-ahead to a cost-benefit study of fire services in town, something that has soured...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 21, 2017 at 9:08 pm | 24 comments | 2305 Views

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Karen Peterson named to Woodside High School Hall of Fame

Woodside High School will honor alumnus and longtime volunteer Karen Peterson, inducting her into the school's Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Brenda Norwood, on Apr 23, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 4203 Views

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Menlo Park: Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and the closest person to date to earning the title from both parents, came to Kepler's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 3378 Views

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U.S. judge blocks Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday (April 25) blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by petsm, on Apr 28, 2017 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 1848 Views

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Have aspirations to become a news reporter?

The Almanac is looking for summer interns with an interest in learning news reporting skills for online and print. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
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