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Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

County settles lawsuit alleging discrimination

In settling a lawsuit brought by six county citizens in 2011 -- three of Asian ethnicity and three of Latino -- the county...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2703 Views

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Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 2703 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Little opposition to recording license plate data

In the second of two forums to gauge community sentiment in Portola Valley on whether to mount license-plate reading cameras...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2703 Views

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Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2702 Views

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Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 2702 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise!

Meredith Cohen, 12, of Menlo Park takes a look at 14 inches of her hair just cut off by hair designer Meli McNiel at Textures...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
Last comment by , on Jun 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2701 Views

MENLO PARK

Chain-saw sculptor at work

Taken down in September after reports that it was leaning precariously, the huge pine tree in Fremont Park at the corner...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 5, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 2701 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lost and found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 2701 Views

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Local effort to help animal victims of Valley wildfire

When Joanne Klebe learned of the many animals who perished in September's Valley wildfire in Lake County, she says: "It hit...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 11, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 2701 Views

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Sage Santa visits Ladera Christmas fair

When Santa stops at the Ladera Christmas Fair, he arrives in a shiny, red fire engine. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7349...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Austen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 2700 Views

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Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2700 Views

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Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2700 Views

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Personal stories tell why SafeSpace is needed

SafeSpace's founders say it will take much of its direction from its Youth Advisory Board of local high school and college...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Law Abider, on Jun 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District: Second survey mailing has glitch

A second mailing inviting registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District to participate in an online survey ended...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 23, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

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State releases report on climate change

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined other political and business leaders on San Francisco's Treasure Island this morning...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by ohn Mashey, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 2699 Views

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Feature: Woodside's Rebekah Witter trains miniature horses as 'therapy' animals

They whinny, they eat hay, they each have four legs and a mane and a long face every day. Lovey and Shiloh are horses, of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Calypso41, on Sep 14, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 2699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views

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Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2011 at 4:58 am | 6 comments | 2698 Views

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High-speed-rail planners present proposal for downtown station in Redwood City

Engineers and program managers from the California High-Speed Rail Authority held a community meeting in Redwood City...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by PTail, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 2698 Views
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