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MENLO PARK

Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 1699 Views

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Editorial: Fire sprinklers still a vexing question

Back in 2004, the Menlo Park City Council turned down a push by the fire district to adopt an ordinance mandating installation...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by vote?, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1864 Views

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Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 2343 Views

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Drug bust in the Willows

Police arrested a Menlo Park couple allegedly selling crack cocaine out of their apartment near Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by huh, on Jan 26, 2010 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 1790 Views

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Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Feb 2, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 2036 Views

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Judge Kopp continues to distort High Speed Rail

The following appears in a letter to the Almanac Feb 3rd. Rail editorial challenged By Judge Quentin L. Kopp Your...

Original post made by morris brown on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by backbone?, on Feb 4, 2010 at 8:58 am | 2 comments | 2162 Views

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USGS talk tonight: Could hurricane-like storm hit state?

The USGS ARkSTORM project considers the possibility of a hurricane-like storm striking the West Coast and staying for weeks,...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 1, 2010 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 1636 Views

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For your consideration

The Bohannon Development Co. has invested six years and $7.5 million into a development proposal for three office towers...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Duane, on May 26, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 2433 Views

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City's economic recovery slower than expected

Recovery from the global economic recession is coming along slower than expected for the city of Menlo Park, though the city's...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by halle, on Feb 27, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 2130 Views

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Kenyan school project flourishes with community support

It all started as a fairly modest plan: Raise about $300,000 to pay for construction of a boarding high school in a Kenyan...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by WillowsGal, on Mar 11, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1845 Views

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Data shows how local business slowed

Just about any way you measure it, business slowed in Menlo Park in 2009. ==I Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac.== Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 13, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1693 Views

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Jury convicts Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for fatally shooting taxi driver

Jurors Tuesday convicted a Menlo Park man of first-degree murder for the fatal shooting of a taxi driver in Redwood City...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by observer, on Apr 15, 2010 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 2014 Views

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Transparency questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6418 Questions arise for Pension Fund Reformers so far go unanswered Previous...

Original post made by Blue Collar Public Worker on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by MarkSpizer, on May 2, 2010 at 3:14 am | 2 comments | 1819 Views

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Why isn't Menlo Park cutting salaries?

In an article that article that appeared today in the SF Chronicle. http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/04/26/MNC51CLUBN.DTL&tsp=1 We...

Original post made by wondering on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 28, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 2 comments | 1658 Views

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What would the 'pension reform' initiative do?

More than 80 Menlo Park residents are going door to door collecting signatures for an initiative drive aimed at scaling back...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by enough already, on Apr 27, 2010 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 1679 Views

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AT&T phones - outage

What happened to our AT&T telephone service? Our 2 home telephone lines were out of service for 4 days last week. AT&T...

Original post made by Central Menlo on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by Margaret, on Jun 19, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views

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National Merit scholarships go to six seniors

Six local seniors -- three from Menlo Park, two from Portola Valley and one from Woodside -- earned National Merit scholarships...

Original post made on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by public school parent, on May 3, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 1998 Views

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Menlo Park man killed in fire likely inhaled superheated air, say coroner and fire chief

The Menlo Park man who died in a fire that nearly completely consumed a two-story Berkeley Avenue home on the morning of...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Greg Sulger, on May 15, 2010 at 10:19 am | 2 comments | 1992 Views

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Landscaping law would apply to four-fifths of Menlo Park homes

Menlo Park's new water-efficient landscaping ordinance hews closely to the state's ordinance, but would apply to more homes....

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Guest, on May 8, 2010 at 3:40 pm | 2 comments | 1907 Views

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Action on the pension front

Menlo Park residents concerned about the escalating cost of public employee compensation and benefits got a lift last week...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 12, 2010 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1794 Views
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