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Menlo Park complex turns into affordable housing

Veterans facing a tough search for housing in San Mateo County just caught a break. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11308...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on May 31, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 16 comments | 3398 Views

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Scott Walker opens up an 8 pt Lead in the recall election

Today the Milwaukee Wisconsin Sentinel Journal announced that Governor Scott Walker has opened a commanding lead to thwart...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 16 comments | 2530 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District dissolution survey

I have created a survey regarding dissolution of Sequoia Healthcare District. http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/W7S7XZM Please...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 16 comments | 4011 Views

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Are the Daughters of Charity "shrugging"?

"Robert Issai, president and CEO of the Daughters of Charity Health System in California, said mounting debt caused by several...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm | 16 comments | 1135 Views

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Ten Facts about the Sequoia Healthcare District

Ten Facts about the Sequoia Healthcare District ( as enumerated on the District website: http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ten-basic-facts-about-the-sequoia-healthcare-distri...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by top o da hill , on May 8, 2015 at 5:22 pm | 16 comments | 1185 Views

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Samaritan House try's again

Samaritan House, which sought funding from Sequoia Healthcare District at the April 1, 2015, meeting will be back again at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 15, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 1101 Views

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County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by John McDowell, on Sep 24, 2016 at 1:20 pm | 16 comments | 2846 Views

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Menlo Park woman describes Airbnb nightmare

Menlo Park homeowner Sharon Marzouk made headlines recently when she came home from extended travel to be greeted with what...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 16 comments | 3854 Views

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55 days since Trump held a press conference - because Trump can no longer defend his lies

Besides "blacklisting" national media, Trump has broken all campaign precedent by refusing to allow the traveling press to...

Original post made by Freedom of the Press on Sep. 21, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 23, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 16 comments | 703 Views

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Which Trump policy will have the greatest effect on Menlo Park?

The wall? Repeal ObamaCare? Breaking apart the EU and NATO? Trade war (or worse) with China? Opening arctic...

Original post made by Labs on Jan. 15, 2017
Last comment by trading desk, on Apr 26, 2017 at 2:10 pm | 16 comments | 540 Views

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Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1663 Views

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Letter: The hard questions about high-speed rail

I recently rode to Menlo Park on the train with a Caltrain official and had the opportunity to ask him a number of questions...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by John Wilson, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 3755 Views

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Palo Alto digs in for train-tunnel battle

Palo Alto is bracing for a tough, angry and uphill fight to keep the tunneling option on the table for a proposed high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 2, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 16 comments | 3454 Views

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Preuss Pharmacy in downtown Menlo Park to close; business sold to Safeway

Preuss Pharmacy, in business in downtown Menlo Park since 1947, will close Nov. 19, owner and chief pharmacist John Celedon...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Chris Preimesberger, on Nov 24, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 16 comments | 3325 Views

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State wins $2.25 billion for high-speed rail

The plan to build a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles is getting a $2.25 billion boost today. More...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Orange County Register, on Feb 6, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2508 Views

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Caltrain CEO: 'We're at critical crossroad'

Caltrain is "in deep financial trouble," said CEO Mike Scanlon. Caltrain is bleeding money for a number of reasons, including...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by James, on May 17, 2010 at 6:57 pm | 16 comments | 4977 Views

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Rich Gordon wins Democratic Assembly primary

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon has defeated Josh Becker and Yoriko Kishimoto in the Democratic primary Tuesday and...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:48 pm | 16 comments | 2522 Views

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Mayor: Public notice should have been given

After coming under fire over a likely violation of the state's open meeting law, Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline said this week...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jul 16, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 16 comments | 2631 Views

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Caltrain may suspend all weekend service

Proposed fare increases and service suspensions will be topics for a Caltrain community meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by John Murphy, on Aug 17, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 16 comments | 2449 Views

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There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2372 Views
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Fu Lam Mum shutters temporarily in Mountain View
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

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