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Tonight: 'Picturing the Cosmos' at Kepler's

Art history and the history of science meet in Elizabeth Kessler's new book, "Picturing the Cosmos: Hubble Space Telescope...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 3221 Views

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William Mauel, banker, fundraiser for Rotary club foundation, dies at 99

William H. Mauel, the former vice president and manager of the Wells Fargo Bank office in Menlo Park and a founder of the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

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Menlo Park council supports five housing sites

Menlo Park's race to identify potential sites for new housing moved forward on Tuesday night as all five council members...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2480 Views

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Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2876 Views

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American made

There was a time when growing crops commercially in the United States meant entering the domain of draft horses and the iron,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Donally, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2979 Views

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Atherton chiropractor tunes up 49ers

Dr. Nicholas Athens, a chiropractor who lives in Atherton and works in San Carlos, attended and treated more than half of...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 3422 Views

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'Little Free Library' in Menlo Park

Kathryn Lewark stocks her "Little Free Library" in front of her home on Yale Road in Menlo Park. She stocks the library,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by CLH, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 3039 Views

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Ravenswood district seek new superintendent

A search firm is seeking a replacement for Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Maria De La Vega, who has announced...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by MPCSD employee, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2625 Views

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Peninsula Bridge graduate wins award

Ruby Moreno, a freshman at Stanford University and alumna of the Peninsula Bridge Program, is the first winner of the Bill's...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 2603 Views

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Gymnastics probe findings won't be made public

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 1, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

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Menlo Park raises city fees

Changes to Menlo Park fees for community services such as gymnastics classes, afterschool programs and facility rentals will...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views

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La Honda Road reopens; Ranch Road blocked

La Honda Road (state Highway 84) in San Mateo County has reopened after downed cable lines blocked traffic for several hours...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 8, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2360 Views

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Belle Haven may yet see active police substation

Buried in discussion of Menlo Park's upcoming budget was a hint as to the fate of a long-awaited, active police substation...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2480 Views

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Guest opinion: Can Menlo Park recover what it lost in specific plan?

With the recent downtown Menlo Park project submitted by Stanford University, residents are waking up to the reality of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1429 Views

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Gardeners arrested on suspicion of burglary

Two men were arrested after a woman arrived home in an unincorporated area of Menlo Park to find them inside her home...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2896 Views

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Residents: Get employee costs under control

Menlo Park City Council members said they wanted to hear what the public thinks about matters they should consider during...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

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First 8 PM or Later Menlo Park Sunset Occurs Tonight

Tonight, May 2, for the first time this year the Sun will set at 8 PM in Menlo Park. And for the next 105 nights Menlo Park...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by River, on May 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1882 Views

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May 4-5: Six artists exhibit in Menlo Park

Six Peninsula artists -- Alice Weil, Jean Prophet, Julia Munger Seelos, Lynn Montoya, Kim Holl and Frances Freyberg -- will...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on May 2, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2881 Views

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Today: Kite Day in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park Community Services Department will hold its annual Kite Day on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 3 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 4, 2013 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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Letter: Watch out for buses on the Grand Boulevard

At a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting, though residents protested the horrendous traffic impacts expected from Stanford's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dharma, on May 8, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2530 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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