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Menlo Park may have contested council race

The Menlo Park City Council race just got more interesting. Jeff Jahnke, a member of the Environmental Quality Commission,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by it's our job 2, on Aug 2, 2008 at 4:36 pm | 14 comments | 2632 Views

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Caltrain reports record ridership again

Caltrain set record ridership for the third year in a row as people looked for options to high gas prices, Caltrain spokesperson...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2008
Last comment by Rayla, on Aug 6, 2008 at 10:22 am | 5 comments | 2161 Views

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Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1953 Views

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Menlo Park woman identified in Petaluma crash

Ashley Diane Gillespie, 25, of Menlo Park died Saturday night, Aug 2, when the white 1995 Subaru she was riding in crashed...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by JH, on Aug 15, 2008 at 3:41 pm | 3 comments | 2684 Views

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Firefighters douse fire at their own station

A firefighter, rushing to respond to a medical emergency, apparently bumped a magnetically attached lamp at his bed, and...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 8, 2008 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 2405 Views

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Two more may enter Menlo Park council race

With Friday's filing deadline rapidly approaching, two local business owners have stepped forward as potential challengers...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 12, 2008 at 9:59 am | 21 comments | 2795 Views

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Election: Three file for two council seats

For a while, it looked as if incumbents Andy Cohen and Kelly Fergusson might not have any opposition in their bids for re-election...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by amazed, on Aug 15, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 25 comments | 3010 Views

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Whole Foods exec: We're not coming to Menlo

News that Whole Foods may open a store at the abandoned Cadillac dealership at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park had potential...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by tom h., on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 25 comments | 3454 Views

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Menlo Park and Atherton join high-speed rail standoff

Menlo Park and Atherton officials don't want high-speed passenger trains zooming through town, but state officials say the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Glen, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:00 pm | 5 comments | 2610 Views

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Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Menlo Park police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint of his jewelry and money in the Willows...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Realist, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 12 comments | 2669 Views

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Obituaries

<I>Note: Obituaries are based on information provided by families and mortuaries.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6690...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by BW, on May 19, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 4 comments | 3663 Views

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Letter: Where are the sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue?

I've lived in Menlo Park for 20 years now and have watched with trepidation as parents and nannies with strollers and people...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Support the Public Schools, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 2688 Views

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Letter: Council on right track with high-speed rail lawsuit

Unlike Mickie Winkler, I applaud the "high-speed rail chutzpah" of the Menlo Park and Atherton councils for joining a lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:27 am | 12 comments | 2278 Views

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Guest opinion: More than chutzpah in recent letter

Chutzpah &#8212; (Yiddish) brazen imprudence, gall. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6789...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by way to go, NOT!, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 2208 Views

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Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning

Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Best council in years, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 21 comments | 2660 Views

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Talk on physics for future presidents

Physics Professor Richard Muller of UC Berkeley will give a talk Tuesday, Sept. 8, in Menlo Park on the physics &#8212; from...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 2640 Views

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Dave Newhouse book recalls M-A High School class of 1956

<B>About the author Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4692 posted Wednesday, August...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Dennis Dorn, on Sep 7, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 1 comment | 2373 Views

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Bayfront Park gets a new name

Bayfront Park is now "Bedwell Bayfront Park." The Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 on Sept. 9 to rename the 160-acre park...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Caron Rakich, on Sep 10, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

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MP man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

A 22-year-old Menlo Park man has pleaded not guilty to four counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting last...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by getmoney, on Sep 22, 2008 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

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Bohannon project: what benefits for city?

Menlo Park developer David Bohannon wants to build a 1-million-square-foot hotel and office project off Independence and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mackie, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 2236 Views
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