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Fire district director joins harbor district board

Menlo Park resident Virginia Chang Kiraly, about to begin her second four-year term on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 25, 2015 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 2126 Views

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if Donald Trump wants to create a database of potential terrorists

If Donald Trump wants to create a database of potential terrorists, will he start with right wing gun owners? These are the...

Original post made by donald on Nov. 28, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Nov 28, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 783 Views

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Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, Menlo Park

Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Piney, on Dec 13, 2015 at 11:21 am | 3 comments | 4708 Views

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Facebook expands office space in Menlo Park (again)

Facebook has leased three buildings from its Menlo Park neighbor, Intuit, the finance software company behind Quickbooks...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 5454 Views

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Wednesday: Train horns, civic center design on Atherton council agenda

Atherton City Council members may soon no longer have to compete with train horns to be heard at meetings. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by Jeremy, on Dec 16, 2015 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 3540 Views

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Good Holiday Light Displays?

Can anyone recommend local neighborhoods with lovely light displays for the holidays? There's of course Christmas Tree Lane...

Original post made by Water on Dec. 19, 2015
Last comment by Why Bother?, on Dec 20, 2015 at 4:39 pm | 3 comments | 904 Views

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Wedesday: Will Atherton become more welcoming to chickens?

At the moment, it's illegal to have even a single chicken in Atherton on a lot of less than 80,000 square feet, which is...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 2368 Views

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A look at the sleek, new San Mateo County jail

The aesthetics of the new county jail -- the colors on the walls of community spaces, sleek furniture, abundant natural light,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Joe arpaio, on Mar 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 5134 Views

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Fire chief signs on for another two years

Harold Schapelhouman, fire chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District since January 2007, has a new contract with the...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 28, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2874 Views

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Artificial Turf at Nealon?!

Just read about the City's plans for Nealon Park baseball field/dog park. 11/10/15 in the Almanac: "According to Cherise...

Original post made by Keep Nealon Natural on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 2, 2016 at 8:23 am | 3 comments | 762 Views

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Menlo Park: Jane Baxter helps thousands with hearing problems

Over the years in her practice as a clinical audiologist, Dr. Jane Baxter of Menlo Park figures she has treated well over...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2016
Last comment by Steve Beck, on Apr 13, 2016 at 12:33 am | 3 comments | 2515 Views

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Thursday: Menlo Park fire district to dedicate new station

A fire station that was rebuilt at a cost of $7.6 million and that is nearly three times larger than the former station will...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 29, 2016 at 6:08 pm | 3 comments | 2249 Views

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Thursday: Dumbarton corridor study comes to Menlo Park

How can transportation between the East Bay and the Midpeninsula be improved? A study of the Dumbarton corridor – including...

Original post made on May. 11, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on May 11, 2016 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 2237 Views

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Cat and kitten shelter to close

More than 200 cats and kittens are in need of adoption. The Nine Lives Foundation, a no-kill cat and kitten shelter based...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Margot Knight, on May 12, 2016 at 10:27 pm | 3 comments | 3386 Views

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Breaking: Trump declares no drought in CALIF

Gosh. Who knew? Wotta great guy. Fixed, just like that!...

Original post made by In the cups on May. 28, 2016
Last comment by here comes da judge!, on May 30, 2016 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 645 Views

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Portola Valley council to set baseline of 100% green electricity

Portola Valley's Town Council approved a plan on May 25 that will have the greenest baseline possible in effect when a program...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Jim Dandy, on Jun 5, 2016 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 2609 Views

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Menlo Park man faces prison term for burglary of occupied home

A 24-year-old Menlo Park man, nabbed by police inside a 74-year-old woman's Menlo Park home in February with $5,000 worth...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by concerned resident, on Jun 20, 2016 at 10:44 am | 3 comments | 2532 Views

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Water rationing goals may drop dramatically

Cal Water has recommended that customers' water rationing goal be reduced from 36 percent to 10 from 2013 usage. If the state...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Unexpected Consequences, on Jun 28, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 3035 Views

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Munks to Retire

So Munks is to retire. GOOD RIDDANCE!...

Original post made by Menlo Voter. on Jul. 1, 2016
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Jul 4, 2016 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 613 Views

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Atherton council: Lewis and Wiest say they will run for re-election

Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis and Councilman Cary Wiest, whose council terms end this year, have told the Almanac they plan...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 11, 2016 at 8:25 am | 3 comments | 2472 Views
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