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MENLO PARK

Styrofoam gone on Nov. 1

That might be an exaggeration, but the Menlo Park City Council did pass an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene containers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2260 Views

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MP Mongolian BBQ opens in Menlo Park

El Camino Real has a new tenant: MP Mongolian BBQ has opened its doors in the spot formerly home to Deeelish in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by B. Lopez, on Sep 21, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views

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Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2005 Views

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Another woman reports she was sexually assaulted

A woman reported being sexually assaulted while jogging through El Palo Alto Park in Palo Alto early Wednesday morning, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Darryl, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 2426 Views

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Woodside: Two injured in I-280 crash

All southbound lanes of Interstate 280 were reopened this morning following a solo-vehicle crash near the Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by concerned, on Oct 5, 2012 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 3020 Views

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Menlo Park releases housing plan update

The draft supports legalizing second units, otherwise known as "granny units," and identifying appropriate locations for...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by jANET, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 3113 Views

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Saturday: Firefighters flip flapjacks for benefit

Menlo Park firefighters will demonstrate their cooking skills from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Fire Station No....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 4096 Views

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Those were the days

In this undated photo, Sister Maria Christine drives a tractor on the grounds of the 11-acre cloistered monastery for Dominican...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Honore, on Oct 11, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

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Scene of bike fatality to get better bike lane

Safety is expected to improve for westbound bicyclists on Alpine Road as they pass under Interstate 280. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Oct 12, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2798 Views

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Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

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The Irish Connection

Gerry Hanley, a life-long resident of Galway, on Ireland's west coast, has for decades wanted to visit Menlo Park, California. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ladera Cyclist, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1952 Views

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Coats for Kids collection begins

Recology San Mateo County is launching its annual Coats for Kids program on Monday, Nov. 5, to collect new and slightly...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by someone, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 2249 Views

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Sand Hill pipeline replacement project extended

It'll be another month of traffic delays for those traveling along Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by JH, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2084 Views

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Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1978 Views

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Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2848 Views

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Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views

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Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 2496 Views

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Obituary: Dorothy Cartan of Menlo Park

Dorothy Mary Bjorkland Cartan of Menlo Park died peacefully at home on Sept. 24. She was 87. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12245...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tony Lucio, on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2919 Views

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Kepler's named Small Business of the Year

A longtime Kepler's customer and fan, State Senator Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) has named the iconic bookstore the "Small...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 3875 Views

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Winter soltice information

Earliest 2012 Sunset: December 4th through 7th 4:50PM Minimal Daylight 2012: December 16 through 24th 9 hours and 35 minutes Latest...

Original post made by Copernicus on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2012 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views
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