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Bobcat visits a Portola Valley home

It was about 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 23, when Ron Johnson of the Alpine Hills neighborhood, in his hand a single-lens reflex...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ann, on Aug 26, 2015 at 11:10 pm | 2 comments | 4120 Views

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U.S. 101 to be closed Sunday night

All lanes of U.S. 101 in the Millbrae/Burlingame area will be closed for seven hours starting Sunday night (Aug. 30) for...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 31, 2015 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 1883 Views

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Former Selby Lane School coach arrested on suspicion of sex crimes

A former coach from Selby Lane School in Atherton was arrested on Friday, Sept. 18, by officers from the California Highway...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by Tobruk, on Sep 24, 2015 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 3613 Views

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Combating bullies in Menlo Park

Did you see an unusual number of people wearing orange yesterday? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/10/22/combating-bullies-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Sonya Doernberg (Tyler and Arielle's Mom), on Oct 22, 2015 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 2833 Views

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Tonight: Public workshop on Caltrans' Hwy. 84 pilot spraying program

Caltrans has scheduled a public workshop tonight (Nov. 5) in La Honda about a pilot program to cut back on herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by Amy, on Nov 5, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1711 Views

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Business: Village Stationers, Accent Arts to leave California Avenue

Two of California Avenue's independent retailers, whose stores have contributed to the small-town charm that has long characterized...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Duffy, on Nov 25, 2015 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 4184 Views

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Bracing ourselves for El Nino storms

El Nino, the periodic concentration of unusually warm water in the Pacific Ocean, may result in severe storms this winter,...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 21, 2015 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 3568 Views

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Menlo Park report: Violent crime down, property crime up

Violent crime cases fell 39 percent in 2015, compared to 2014, while property crime rose 9 percent, according to new Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 2440 Views

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A rare look inside Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, which has undergone a substantial expansion with more than double the number of accommodations...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sheena, on Feb 16, 2016 at 7:50 am | 2 comments | 2140 Views

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Menlo Park's Josh Becker joins crowd running for Assembly

Democrat Josh Becker is the seventh person and second Menlo Park resident to announce his candidacy for the District 24 seat...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by So it's climate change!, on Feb 17, 2016 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 3265 Views

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Pls use Donald J Drumpf's original family name

Per John Oliver; & this from the conservative Boston Globe: https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2015/09/09/why-donald-trump-better-than-donald-drumpf/7ltKCyRasCa5TY2l1Tr4HP/story.html...

Original post made by The Drumpf-vinator on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Tres Amigos GOP, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 582 Views

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When will mail-in ballots arrive?

Does anyone know when the mail-in ballots arrive for the May 3, *MAIL IN ONLY* election? Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made by Train Fan on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alex, on Mar 23, 2016 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 604 Views

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Rep. Jackie Speier would crack down on 'burner' phones

U.S. Rep. Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, is trying to crack down on "burner" phones – unregistered pre-paid cellphones...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 24, 2016 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

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Former ABAG official sentenced in $3.9 million embezzlement

A former finance official with the Association of Bay Area Governments was sentenced in federal court in San Francisco on...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Mar 26, 2016 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1863 Views

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CHP seeks public's help with fatal hit-and-run

The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public's assistance in identifying and locating a vehicle involved with a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2016 at 10:00 am | 2 comments | 1892 Views

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San Mateo County Sheriff's Office puts 'inmate locator tool' online

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced Friday that it was making available online an inmate locator tool, which...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by Truth, on Jun 2, 2016 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1804 Views

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Why I will vote for Senator Sanders

The reason I want to see Sanders v Trump is because the Donald openly exploits the economic system set up to benefit the...

Original post made by David Smernoff on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Dee, on Jun 3, 2016 at 10:51 pm | 2 comments | 398 Views

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DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Two Wrongs, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 2 comments | 1846 Views

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FAA, elected officials hear complaints of aircraft noise

The Federal Aviation Administration got an earful in Redwood City on June 15, having completed a study of noise complaints...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Tired of Cronyism, on Jun 28, 2016 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

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Helping women reboot their careers and skills

Now that Wendy Petersmeyer of Atherton has reinvented herself as a professional life coach, she is helping others reinvent...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 4436 Views
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