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Granny saved: SFPUC agrees to tunnel under tree

After months of concern over Granny's fate, the heritage oak tree will survive the construction of a new water pipeline. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 19, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 4627 Views

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Today: Nuclear threat forum at SLAC

"Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Abolition" is the topic of a forum hosted by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, shame on me..., on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:11 am | 3 comments | 4084 Views

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Kepler's reboot enters second year

Kepler's, the "Silicon Valley bookstore that keeps reinventing itself," appears to be enjoying a new lease on life after...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dizzy, on Jul 23, 2013 at 11:32 am | 3 comments | 5546 Views

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SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 8040 Views

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Wednesday at Kepler's: Armistead Maupin concludes 'Tales of the City'

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Exasperated reader, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 2606 Views

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Woodside council shifts preference on basement ordinance

A majority of Woodside council members now favors an ordinance that would allow the floor area of a new basement to extend...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2016
Last comment by Oh Please, on Apr 22, 2016 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

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Menlo Park: Man allegedly tried to cut, burn, bite Trader Joe's employee

A transient man faces three misdemeanor charges connected to brandishing a knife and spitting on police officers on Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 3510 Views

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Could Arbie's be a new location for Foster's Freeze?

Arbie's is gone and the building needs a new occupant. It has high visibility and decent parking. Foster's Freeze will likely...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Judith, on Nov 1, 2006 at 5:32 am | 2 comments | 4598 Views

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Fake Endorsement Claims By Incumbents...Who Can You Trust?

Incumbent Slate Mails Four Fictitious Flyers to Menlo Park Residents Winkler, Boyle and Duboc Use Fake Endorsement Flyers...

Original post made by Looking4Truth on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Dick Poe, on Nov 3, 2006 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 4631 Views

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Foster's Freeze

When the time comes for Fosters Freeze to move, the old Arbie's site should be considered. It has higher visibility and better...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by George, on Nov 29, 2006 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 4907 Views

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Menlo Park School District Expansion- Idea Proposed

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 4379 Views

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Derry Referendum -- The Law is a Ass -- Councilman Andy Cohen's remarks

Copied below are the transcribed remarks from councilman Andy Cohen at the Nov 28th, council meeting; They were made...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 2, 2006
Last comment by interested citizen, on Dec 12, 2006 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 5649 Views

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The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 5669 Views

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small plane noise 24/7

is anyone else bothered by the noise of lo-flying small planes that occurs 50 to 60 times a day?? if so, then please contact...

Original post made by robert alvarez on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by am, on Jan 2, 2007 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 4572 Views

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Allied Arts Guild restaurant to close; future of historic complex uncertain

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=264 How about yet another high-density housing project, a la our previous...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PAA Member, on Mar 25, 2007 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 4267 Views

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An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 24, 2007 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 3984 Views

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Does MP need a buzzer -- or gong -- to limit the length of remarks by council members?

Menlo Park council members think their meetings are running too long, and many in the public would agree. But the council...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by resident in waiting, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 4325 Views

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A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 4419 Views

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Council should have at least delayed the tax

<I>The following letter by W.C. Brown was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> I am extremely...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Deja Vu, on Mar 23, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 4356 Views

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Time for Menlo Park to phase out herbicides

<B>The following letter by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition.</B> <I>Editor:</I> In 1998...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Yoohooooo, on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 4312 Views
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