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Police calls: Five commercial burglaries in Menlo Park

Crime reports from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/23/police-calls-five-commercial-burglaries-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 24, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 4329 Views

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Civil rights group pushes school district to change method for electing board members

A civil rights group is pushing the board of the high school district to change its system for electing members and correct...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Thinking, on Aug 23, 2016 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 854 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

More than 500 cyclists participate in Tour de Menlo

More than 500 cyclists enjoyed good weather and well-marked routes for this year's 14th annual Tour de Menlo bike ride, which...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 757 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New high school will focus on technology, engineering, design

The disciplines of technology, engineering and design will be the focus of the new magnet high school set to open in the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by bruceadornato , on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2439 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:43 pm | 45 comments | 529 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 299 Views

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SMC Elected Officials Please don't Recognize Carlos G. Bolanos as Sheriff.

The reason I am asking this is simple. The appointment of Carlos G. Bolanos was NOT on the agenda of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2016 at 12:54 pm | 2 comments | 219 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City receives plans for 16-bed boarding house

A three-story, 16-bedroom boarding house on Willow Road could be in Menlo Park's future, according to a proposal recently...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2016
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Aug 23, 2016 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3101 Views

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Taking county to court over aircraft noise

A small claims court judge has awarded $1,000 in damages to a resident who lives directly under the flight path of Surf Air...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Kerry , on Aug 23, 2016 at 6:44 am | 21 comments | 4146 Views

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Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 11:22 pm | 10 comments | 7511 Views

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Menlo Park woman describes Airbnb nightmare

Menlo Park homeowner Sharon Marzouk made headlines recently when she came home from extended travel to be greeted with what...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Aug 22, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 16 comments | 2867 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office-housing project approved

Plans to build 17,000-square-feet of offices and 17 for-rent housing units at 650 and 660 Live Oak Ave. in Menlo Park were...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great, on Aug 22, 2016 at 5:06 pm | 6 comments | 4387 Views

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Menlo Park: SRI International spins off new business to automate fruit picking

In as soon as two years, robots, not people, could be picking apples in orchards. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/22/harvesting-apples-by-robot...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:43 pm | 4 comments | 3423 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Kepler's hosts forum Thursday on housing crisis

Kepler's Books in Menlo Park will host a forum Thursday, Aug. 18, on the housing crisis -- how high and rapidly rising housing...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Christin, on Aug 22, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 7 comments | 2019 Views

FICTION

Trump tweets - proud to reside in another universe

This morning at oh-dark thirty: I love watching these poor, pathetic people (pundits) on television working so hard and...

Original post made by Art Mann on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Doom Loop, on Aug 21, 2016 at 6:15 am | 6 comments | 181 Views

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Atherton: New El Camino stoplight is on

Atherton's pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue was turned on Wednesday, Aug. 18. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2016
Last comment by Louise68, on Aug 20, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 3 comments | 931 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump Meltdown Continues; Trump screams "Obama founder of ISIS"

Bush responds: "hey, but what about MY war!" Trump: "President Obama -- he is the founder of ISIS. He is the founder of...

Original post made by Where did I lose my GOP? It was here a moment ago on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by off of ECR, on Aug 20, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 10 comments | 298 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Firefighters quickly control grass fire

Firefighters quickly contained a grass fire on Sunday afternoon (Aug. 7) on Grandview Drive in Woodside. A tree in a backyard...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 20, 2016 at 3:04 pm | 3 comments | 1926 Views

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Trump attacks Gold Star family and American hero, accepts Purple Heart: "I always wanted to get the Purple Heart. This was much easier."

Donald "5 Deferment" Trump, while a young 3-sport athlete, claims bone spurs to stay out of Vietnam. A lot of kids got...

Original post made by @cedar - FACTS WITH LINKS on Aug. 2, 2016
Last comment by a Two-Fer, on Aug 20, 2016 at 1:32 pm | 8 comments | 228 Views

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County sales tax measure will be on November ballot

A measure to extend an existing San Mateo County half-cent sales tax by 20 years will be on the Nov. 8 ballot. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 20, 2016 at 12:03 pm | 15 comments | 2065 Views
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