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MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2081 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hears upate on Hillview Middle School construction

By next fall, sixth- through eighth-grade students in the Menlo Park City School District should have a brand new school...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 17, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1610 Views

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Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

MENLO PARK

Split vote denies Walgreens permit to sell beer and wine

Walgreens said it's still thinking about whether to appeal the Menlo Park Planning Commission's denial of an alcohol sales...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2011
Last comment by G Cronin, on Aug 21, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

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Coroner's office reports another Native American skull found

Another human skull believed to belong to a long dead Native American has been found, this time in the backyard of a home...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Clint, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

MENLO PARK

EDITORIAL: Public notification still city's Achilles' heel

An incident that went unreported for nearly a month at Menlo Park's Burgess Pool again raises the issue of how the pool operator...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

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Sixty years and counting

Sixty years ago, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Diane Lovegrove Bader, on Sep 15, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 1718 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee' Duboc's priorities

Ex council person and mayor Lee DuBoc just sent out an email which started with the following: Are Council’s High Priorities...

Original post made by looking on on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by le mania, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

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The state of Menlo Park: Good - for some

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline found himself doing something he'd never expected on Thursday night – delivering the annual...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

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Tonight: Council may vote on downtown plan

The Menlo Park City Council is expected to vote on whether to approved the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan at...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 4, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

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Tonight: Meeting on Stanford's trail offer

A community meeting in Ladera is set for tonight to discuss a staff report from the county manager's office recommending...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Etaoin Shrdlu, on Oct 4, 2011 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

MENLO PARK

People: 'Who Killed the Electric Car?' director returns to Menlo School

When alumni Chris Paine and Roger Gilbertson came home to Menlo School recently, close to 400 people showed up. And had a...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 15, 2011 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Measure F: Let fire district spend money

Measure F is a rare creature — a ballot measure without an opposing argument. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11788...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jan Dasher, on Oct 27, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1776 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident reports $78,000 loss in burglary

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1506 Views

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Menlowe Ballet debuts

Even as the economy continues to ail, Bay Area residents who value the art of dance have reason to feel significantly richer...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Nov 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1935 Views

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New Lawauit filed against the High Speed Rail project

Michael J. Brady, Esq. 1001 Marshall Street, Fifth Floor Redwood City, CA 94063 650-780-1724 KINGS COUNTY AND RESIDENTS...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:36 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

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Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

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Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

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New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 3402 Views

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Bicyclist robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

A bicyclist pedaling along the Ringwood Avenue pedestrian bridge lost $25 after being confronted by a man brandishing a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views
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