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Police will be out in force in Menlo Park, Atherton

Police from four jurisdictions will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday looking for distracted drivers to ticket. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Law is Settled, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 19 comments | 3950 Views

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Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 3601 Views

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President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 5753 Views

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Grand jury to county: Get going on addressing rising sea levels

Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by S Colbert, on Jun 7, 2015 at 11:47 am | 19 comments | 3104 Views

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Election day predictions - National races

Long season, eh? Whaddaya thinking? My humble guesses below: Trump gets Ohio, loses Nevada, Florida due to the Latino...

Original post made by Tuck on Nov. 7, 2016
Last comment by Democrats are Hypocrites, on Nov 9, 2016 at 10:04 pm | 19 comments | 541 Views

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Forget about "replace". Repeal Obamacare and get government out of the way

If today's vote fails, Trump should call for a vote for a simple repeal of Obamacare. Government is the problem, they...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 24, 2017
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 15, 2017 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 534 Views

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Menlo Park cops to get big pay raise

Menlo Park police officers are set to get a 25 percent pay increase over the next three years. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by J, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 4036 Views

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Letter: A strong resistance to Proposition 4

No matter how you feel about abortion, if you care about teen safety, you should vote no on Proposition 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by killer, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 3052 Views

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Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 2730 Views

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Six cited for sale of alcohol to minors

Six adults were cited Friday (July 16) for the sale of alcohol to a minor in Menlo Park, police reported. A seventh was cited...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2010
Last comment by one-fisted, on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 19 comments | 2787 Views

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Atherton: El Camino blocked due to fatal accident

A person was killed in Atherton this morning when a vehicle apparently hit a pedestrian on El Camino Real, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:55 pm | 19 comments | 4020 Views

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R.I.P. Spencer Harris of Menlo Park…He was a Hoarder

He lived in the same apartment on Roble Avenue for 27 years. While out of town on personal business the MPPD entered his...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 9, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2011 at 11:28 am | 19 comments | 2659 Views

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A tribute to Coach Parks: the passing of a legend

Longtime Menlo-Atherton football and wrestling coach Ben Parks died in his sleep Friday night. He was 77. Known simply as...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by Wayne Newson, on Oct 12, 2011 at 11:21 am | 19 comments | 10121 Views

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County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban

With the support of most city and town governments in San Mateo County, the Department of Environmental Health Services is...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 19 comments | 3183 Views

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Letter: Morantes is best choice for supervisor

Thank you for your story last week covering the San Mateo County supervisor race. I believe Memo Morantes appears to be the...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 30, 2012 at 11:02 pm | 19 comments | 3285 Views

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Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 19 comments | 6152 Views

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Supes OK 11% raise for county manager

As of Dec. 23, John Maltbie, the interim county manager for San Mateo County government since November 2011, will take over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 19 comments | 3499 Views

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Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 6899 Views

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Election: Clarke releases answers to union questions

How much influence the labor unions should have on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board is the hot-button issue...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 26, 2013 at 1:16 am | 19 comments | 29452 Views

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Trial delayed in defamation suit against Menlo Park fire board directors

In a ruling that one party to the lawsuit compared to the last-minute cancellation of an anticipated baseball game, a judge...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Whatever, on Apr 10, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 19 comments | 7183 Views
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