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Menlo checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A Menlo Park checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 26 and 27, netted 30 vehicles towed...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1569 Views

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Guest opinion: High-Speed Rail Authority should get coal for Christmas

There is no doubt the High-Speed Rail Authority has been naughty and not so nice this year. Authority board members have...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by wary traveler, on Dec 31, 2009 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 1639 Views

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Cyclist convicted on drug, intoxication charges

After a two-day trial and deliberations of about an hour, a San Mateo County jury convicted Menlo Park resident Ervin Gene...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Jan 16, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1931 Views

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It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2117 Views

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Students, parents rally against 'hate' group

More than 250 people gathered at the Gunn High School campus in Palo Alto this morning (Jan. 29) in opposition to five demonstrators...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria Magdalena, on Jan 29, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 2010 Views

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Atherton OKs effort to reopen high-speed rail lawsuit

The Atherton City Council signed on to efforts to reopen a lawsuit against the proposed California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 21, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 10720 Views

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Local Governments need to take a pledge

Faced with dropping revenues and unsustainable employee pay and retirement costs local governments need to act NOW. While...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1540 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Ignoring the facts of Cargill project Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9255 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by boyet, on Mar 18, 2010 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 1756 Views

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Letter: Another move to fill in the Bay

It feels like 1960 all over again. At that time developers were filling San Francisco Bay for profit. It took the dedicated...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Mar 2, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 1683 Views

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Letter: Time for Steve Jobs, Jackling House, to move on

Good news at last for Mr. (Steve) Jobs. His private property rights have recently been restored. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 28, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 2 comments | 1729 Views

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'His Master's Voice'

This iconic photo of "Nipper" was used by Atherton resident Leon Douglass as the registered trademark of the Victor Talking...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 25, 2010 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1516 Views

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Guest opinion: A traffic nightmare for the Peninsula

Cargill's proposed development in Redwood City will have significant adverse impacts upon the Peninsula, both environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Mari Aldridge, on May 26, 2010 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 7606 Views

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New gym to be named after Arrillaga family

Palo Alto land developer John Arrillaga has lent his family's name to several athletic facilities on the Stanford campus....

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by shirley, on Sep 27, 2010 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2194 Views

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Saturday: Gun buyback event in Menlo Park

People can turn in firearms at an event in Menlo Park Saturday, May 1, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Olive AOH Church...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by forex robot, on May 2, 2010 at 2:24 am | 2 comments | 1644 Views

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Marianne Crowder celebrates 104 years

They came to wish their teacher "Happy Birthday," bringing cards, flowers, even a box of homemade fudge. Marianne Crowder's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer Crowder, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2391 Views

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Guest opinion: Not much good to say about Arizona law

It's difficult to imagine the effects of Arizona's new law trying to make sure that "illegals" are kept out of their state,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2010 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 1439 Views

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'Historic' Toyota/Tesla deal will use NUMMI plant

A historic partnership between Toyota Motor Corporation and Tesla Motors to produce electric vehicles will bring jobs back...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 1570 Views

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Vintage war planes come to Moffett Field

Three World War II-era fighter and bomber aircraft will be available for up-close exploration May 21 through 29 at Moffett...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Thrilled, on May 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 2296 Views

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Editorial: Endorsements

With the state tied up in knots by an ineffective governor and a dysfunctional Legislature, it is difficult to imagine why...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Thirst for Power, on May 25, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1830 Views

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Recruiting a new town manager for Atherton

Jerry Gruber has been spending a lot of time lately in Florida, where he worked for many years in the panhandle. Word is...

Original post made by Town crier on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by talent scout, on Jun 6, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1628 Views
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