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Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has unanimously approved a use permit for a new Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Three Amigos, on Jul 22, 2017 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 1731 Views

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Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Grass is greener, on Jul 20, 2017 at 9:36 am | 127 comments | 6829 Views

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Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

One of two men convicted of murder in a 1987 residential burglary of a Belle Haven apartment in Menlo Park has been denied...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1436 Views

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Woodside High foundation raises $1 million for students

Woodside High School students during the past school year were beneficiaries of a pile of private money. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1544 Views

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Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 446 Views

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County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:16 am | 14 comments | 2808 Views

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Protesters at San Carlos Airport complain of Surf Air noise

Customers of Surf Air arriving or departing from the San Carlos Airport Saturday morning, June 17, were greeted by a crowd...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by As to SA, on Jul 17, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 50 comments | 4470 Views

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Menlo-Atherton Little League was host of all-star tournament

This year the Menlo-Atherton Little League hosted the 2017 District 52 All-Stars Tournament for the 11-12 age group. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Anonymouse, on Jul 16, 2017 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 417 Views

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Menlo Park fire district votes to find new site for downtown station

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 15, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 7590 Views

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Portola Valley: Public invited for coffee with mayor, assemblyman

The public is invited to bring questions and concerns to a coffee and a chat with Portola Valley Mayor Craig Hughes and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by liz, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 879 Views

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Survey to ask residents if Atherton should create its own fire district

Two months before the consultants Atherton has hired to do a fiscal review of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District release...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 12, 2017 at 10:57 am | 31 comments | 402 Views

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Farmers' Market celebrates 25th year

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Menlo Park Farmers' Market, the Menlo Park Lions Club will host a celebration...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jeanne, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1157 Views

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Restaurant review: British Bankers Club has visual appeal but food is astray

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 2250 Views

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Silberman & Nibbelin join Munks & Wastaffe Tag TEAM against Deputy Lopez

November 10, 2015 the Civil Service Commission was seated to hear an appeal hearing of Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez suspension...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 6, 2017 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1191 Views

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Ex-assemblyman Gordon to head California Forestry Association

Rich Gordon, a former member of the state Assembly and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, has dropped plans to run...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2226 Views

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What makes Almanac headlines - and what doesn't

This makes an Almanac headline: Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799 Original post made on Apr...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 29, 2017
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Portola Valley: Large tortoise returns home

A large tortoise that paid a surprise visit Monday morning to a Portola Valley home on Wyndham Drive was claimed last night...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1764 Views

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Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Atherton, Menlo Park

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/27/police-calls-burglaries-thefts-in-atherton-m...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Tiki, on Jun 28, 2017 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2345 Views

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Why one Harvard MBA is dedicating his career to narrowing the opportunity gap

Thirteen years ago, Peter Fortenbaugh, who holds a Harvard MBA and a Princeton bachelor's degree in economics, left the job...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Becky, on Jun 26, 2017 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 4331 Views

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County considering spending close to $1 million on airport noise issue

San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning to consider spending close to $1 million on items related...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by boadicea, on Jun 26, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 36 comments | 3285 Views
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