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Three people fall victim to con artists

Officials in San Mateo are warning residents to beware of telephone scammers who have recently conned elderly victims...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1826 Views

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Police calls in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Ladera

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by jan schachter, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 2003 Views

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Guest opinion: Roadside spraying? Consider roadside goats

If any of our local public works departments are looking for an environment-friendly, energy-efficient, and noise-free method...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 2, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 2 comments | 2477 Views

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Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by David Bloom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1921 Views

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Ivory & Gold Trio Perform Ragtime to Jazz on Wed. Apr. 6 in Menlo Park

Ivory & Gold Trio Perform Ragtime to Jazz on Wed. Apr. 6 in Menlo Park Wed. Apr. 6 at 7:00 P.M. Mystic, Connecticut's...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Austen, on Apr 6, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - 3/28/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Four Ms Bradwells Meg Waite Clayton 2 Tiger's Wife Tea Obreht 3 Room Emma Donoghue 4 Saturday Big...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 29, 2011 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 1954 Views

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Wednesday: Uprising in Egypt topic of talk

Stanford professor Joel Beinin will present a talk, "The Popular Uprising in Egypt," at the Wednesday, March 30, meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 1712 Views

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Obituary: Duane Cronin: Perhaps 'the most talented small winemaker' in U.S.

Duane Cronin "decided how he wanted things to be — as was typical of his entire life," said his sister, Joy Holtz of...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Dr.R. Mulacek, on Jun 19, 2014 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3257 Views

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Backpack leads police to alleged burglar

A teenage boy dropped a backpack, lost a shoe, and left behind the laptop he was allegedly trying to steal while fleeing...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 5, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 1594 Views

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Fire chief: Home destroyed in fire violated codes

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1969 Views

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Yee receives another racist, threatening fax

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Woodside and Portola Valley, received a racist and threatening fax at his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Apr 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1723 Views

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Woodside: Two more mountain lion sightings

Two mountain lion sightings were reported near Woodside within 12 hours of each other on Friday night and this morning. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Mike H., on Apr 23, 2011 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 2364 Views

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Thursday: Bike to Work Day

To the joy of bikers and chagrin of drivers, Thursday, May 12, marks the 17th annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on May 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1836 Views

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Great Frame Up replaces Book Rack in Menlo Park

Decades after first spotting an ideal spot for a store, Marcy Magatelli, owner of the Great Frame Up, finally gets to move...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stu, on May 18, 2011 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1880 Views

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Stanford University trail opens

A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday (May 20). The new trail, called...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by any parking?, on May 23, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1970 Views

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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, whose district included Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley, has been...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 27, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 2574 Views

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Nativity Carnival opens Friday

Nativity School in Menlo Park will kick off summer with its 31st annual Nativity Carnival fundraiser on Friday, Saturday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Bad Link, on May 25, 2012 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 2802 Views

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June 21: Bark party in Menlo Park

Dogs on parade, now coming to this summer's Menlo Park Block Party! Participating dogs will earn a certificate, while the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 1758 Views

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Saturday: Save the Bay one weed at a time

Save The Bay will celebrate 50 years of environmental protection and restoration with a weed-pulling party followed by a...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Josh from Save The Bay, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1725 Views

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Menlo Park barber shop misses football helmet

The Simpsons Family Barber Shop has lost a beloved tchotchke. A Stanford football helmet, a gift from a customer, vanished...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 7, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1690 Views
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