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GOP fights American Founding Fathers

Ted Cruz and Republicans want to change the Constitution's checks and balances: “This past term, the court crossed a line,...

Original post made by Calgary Coward on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by pogo, 11 minutes ago | 8 comments | 179 Views

MENLO PARK

Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by what's the real story?, 1 hour ago | 5 comments | 1286 Views

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Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by resident, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 1072 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, 3 hours ago | 10 comments | 2854 Views

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Trump laps field in NH Republican Demolition Derby: 24% to 12%

Monmouth University: One-quarter of likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently support Donald Trump (24%), with...

Original post made by Donald, Duck!! on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 84 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aircraft noise: Rep. Eshoo asks constituents to voice concerns

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, 19 hours ago | 38 comments | 2521 Views

MENLO PARK

Season's first Spare the Air Day called for Tuesday

As a heat wave moves into the Bay Area, the summer's first Spare the Air Day has been called for Tuesday. Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Lotta Lung, 20 hours ago | 3 comments | 480 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Execs exit two top city posts

Assistant City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson will retire effective July 31 and Finance Director Drew Corbett will leave...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by The Truth, 21 hours ago | 13 comments | 1564 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident says neighbor cut down tree without permission

Atherton police have sent the results of an investigation into the alleged cutting down of a neighbor's tree without permission...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Larry, on Jul 28, 2015 at 6:27 pm | 8 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 53 comments | 5956 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside may seek public opinion on planning, building services

Are Woodside residents and others who deal with the town's planning and building operations dissatisfied with the services?...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Your Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 607 Views

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Longtime local family business moves back to its roots

In the more than 60 years since John and Mary Lyngso started Lyngso Garden Materials in the early 1950s, Lyngso has sold...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by James Carr, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1781 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton, Menlo Park: PG&E says hundreds of trees near gas pipelines may be removed

More than 130 Menlo Park and Atherton property owners should soon receive letters from PG&E saying up to 1,400 trees near...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 28, 2015 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 3672 Views

OTHER TOPICS

2015 Readers' Choice: The winners are ...

You'll see many old favorites – and some newcomers – on the list of winners of the 2015 Almanac Readers' Choice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jul 28, 2015 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 2955 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo street festival: If you liked it or not, chamber wants to hear

The management of the Connoisseurs' Marketplace, Menlo Park's recent annual midsummer art and wine festival, would like...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Scott, on Jul 28, 2015 at 8:19 am | 20 comments | 2003 Views

MENLO PARK

Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Richard Robinson, on Jul 28, 2015 at 7:20 am | 5 comments | 2900 Views

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SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 3249 Views

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x San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith 2nd trial.

San Mateo County District Attorney's Office informed the Court today that it will try this case again. This is good and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Need more information, on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 8 comments | 206 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 27, 2015 at 11:04 am | 14 comments | 9668 Views

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Boy rescued from Burgess Pool 'doing well,' city official says

The aftermath has been a positive one so far for a 6-year-old boy rescued Sunday from a swimming pool by a lifeguard at...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 3394 Views
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