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Menlo Park: Apple shuttle bus catches fire on I-280; no one injured

A shuttle bus carrying Apple employees from San Francisco to Cupertino caught fire this morning on southbound Interstate...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Reader, on Apr 6, 2016 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 3322 Views

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Longtime Menlo Park police detective Larry Shannon dies at 67

Larry Shannon, who arrested one of the Chowchilla kidnappers, was involved in shooting incidents, and investigated homicides...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2016
Last comment by Philip Russell, on May 28, 2016 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 3291 Views

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Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 2230 Views

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School district says budget has $900,000 in cuts

The proposed 2016-17 fiscal year budget of the Menlo Park City School District shows slightly more spending than revenues,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 24, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

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Atherton: Gas line break repaired, roads reopened

A gas line main break on Encinal Avenue near Laurel Street reported by the Atherton Police Department at about 1 p.m. was...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 16, 2016 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 2047 Views

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He-Who-Shall-Not-Be-Named dragged out of closet to help GOP

Desperate Republicans pull George W. Bush from mothballs because Trump is a train-wreck for down-ticket candidates. Clinton...

Original post made by Beating around the Bushes on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Star light star bright, on Jun 17, 2016 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 442 Views

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Local ways to celebrate the Fourth

As is the tradition around here, there are many local ways to celebrate the Fourth, including parades, festivals, fireworks...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2016
Last comment by gardener , on Jul 2, 2016 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 1201 Views

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Menlo Park: Two arrested following armed robbery, wild chase across Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 28, following an armed robbery and a wild chase across the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2844 Views

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Menlo Park tonight: Education inequality, housing fees, Facebook money and more

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss some of Menlo Park's biggest issues during its Tuesday, July 19, meeting,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 2526 Views

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SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 689 Views

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Assembly race: latest reports on campaign contributions

With a couple of months left until election day, Palo Alto City Councilman Marc Berman is leading in campaign contributions...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2016
Last comment by Huey - Workin' for a livin', on Aug 3, 2016 at 12:40 pm | 2 comments | 1601 Views

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Celebration of life for Atherton's Roslyn Morris

A celebration of the life of Atherton's Roslyn Morris will be held Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Roslyn...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by Georgia C Babs, on Aug 8, 2016 at 1:05 pm | 2 comments | 4946 Views

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Police calls: Eight burglaries in Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera

Police calls from Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/10/police-calls-eight--burglaries-in-atherton-por...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 11, 2016 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 4859 Views

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Video: M-A grad makes micro-film about police, race tensions

A viral Facebook post has become the subject of a two-minute film by Zachary Clarence, a Menlo-Atherton High School graduate...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2016
Last comment by Roberto, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 4381 Views

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Friday: Court hears county appeal on aircraft-noise issue

The county's appeal of a small claims court decision that it is responsible for controlling nuisance noise from Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2016
Last comment by User, on Aug 26, 2016 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 2301 Views

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Why is the City of Menlo impeding the efforts of the Fire District?

For years the Fire District has tried to move forward with the replacement of Station 77 at 1467 Chilco in the Belle Haven...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 28, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 2 comments | 630 Views

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Trump panders by visiting Mexico before he changed his immigration policies again

a selection of Donnie's' finest - and you thought it stopped at "rapists and murderers"? ISIS is operating a training...

Original post made by Love thy neighbor on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by SQL data, on Aug 31, 2016 at 2:23 pm | 2 comments | 487 Views

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Menlo Park: Condos, office, shop OK'd at former Park Theatre site

A proposal to build a three-story buildings with four condos, office spaces and a small retail area at the former site of...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by Caroline, on Sep 14, 2016 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 1962 Views

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Widespread heat expected in Bay Area Sunday

After below-normal temperatures midweek, weak offshore winds and clear skies will bring a warming trend starting today and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Sep 24, 2016 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1854 Views

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Menlo Park: Facebook expansion clears Planning Commission

Up next: Facebook's got a date with the City Council. On Sept. 26, the company cleared the penultimate hurdle for its expansion...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Sep 27, 2016 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views
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