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Tuesday: Packed agenda for Menlo Park City Council

The Menlo Park City Council's Aug. 25 agenda is scheduled to include: the El Camino Corridor report, the city's pesticide...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Kayleen Seiter, on Aug 25, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 5 comments | 1435 Views

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Understanding the world through science

Humans like to think about the past as a simpler time, and when viewed through the lens of scientific progress, that kind...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nina, on Aug 24, 2015 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

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San Mateo County has lowest unemployment rate in state

San Mateo County has the lowest unemployment rate in the state, at 3.7 percent, according to July [http://www.edd.ca.gov/About_EDD/pdf/urate201508.pdf...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2015 at 1:22 am | 2 comments | 933 Views

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Saturday: Hundreds expected at Tour de Menlo bicycle ride

If you are out early on Saturday, Aug. 22, watch out for cyclists who will be setting out from Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Aug 22, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 5 comments | 1155 Views

MENLO PARK

Feature story: Burgers and brews among friends at the Dutch Goose

Scott Davis pored over a newspaper while nursing a golden ale as a bright afternoon sun peeked into the patio of one of the...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 22, 2015 at 4:54 pm | 21 comments | 2947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Highway 84 closed in Woodside

Live power lines are down in the 1400 block of La Honda Road (state Highway 84) in Woodside, and eastbound and westbound...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 22, 2015 at 9:28 am | 3 comments | 840 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs downtown housing-commercial complex

Menlo Park's Planning Commission has approved the first mixed housing and commercial project under the downtown-El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by lost retail, on Aug 21, 2015 at 5:43 pm | 30 comments | 3829 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board member opposes proposed contract

It's been seven years since Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters have worked under a contract. If district governing...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2015 at 12:33 pm | 30 comments | 2278 Views

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Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Knoerle is moving, but not retiring

Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Knoerle is leaving Menlo Park, where she's lived in Sharon Heights since 1961, but she not...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Edith, on Aug 20, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 2339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia Healthcare School District meeting

The pictured announcement appeared on the home page of the Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) on whose Board I have served...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 69 Views

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Friday: High-tech a cappella groups to belt 'em out at Menlo College

Menlo College will cap its free summer concert series on Friday, Aug. 21, when vocal groups from Facebook, Google, Pinterest,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
Last comment by Googapella, on Aug 20, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

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Suspects sought in armed robbery of man kicked in face

Sheriff's deputies are looking for three suspects who stole a man's wallet Tuesday night in unincorporated San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1630 Views

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Still waiting for a new home

So near and yet so far. That describes the place Jasper Ridge Farm finds itself in now that the nonprofit has run into more...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Tia, on Aug 20, 2015 at 10:38 am | 4 comments | 1889 Views

MENLO PARK

District meets water-reduction target in June-July period

Atherton and Menlo Park customers of the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District didn't quite meet the 36...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1271 Views

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San Mateo County Corrections Officer Jason Jurow arrested.

Jason Jurow, 32, faces six felony charges including being in possession of Xanax at the county jail, according to prosecutors....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 13, 2015
Last comment by Mark De Paula, on Aug 20, 2015 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 362 Views

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Contractor's equipment started Aug. 11 grass fire near Webb Ranch

Fire Marshal Denise Enea of the Woodside Fire Protection District said she plans to talk with the land management department...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 19, 2015 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

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Police calls: Road rage in Woodside

Crime reports from Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/08/18/police-calls-road-rage-in-woodside...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2015
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 19, 2015 at 9:32 am | 6 comments | 2783 Views

OTHER TOPICS

215,000 jobs. Bush recession finally over?

After 800,000 jobs lost in December 2008, the United States has 58th consecutive month of overall job growth in July, the...

Original post made by Katy H on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by June, on Aug 18, 2015 at 10:27 am | 70 comments | 1526 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission reviews El Camino mixed-use proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will review a three-story mixed-use project proposed for two adjacent parcels on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2015
Last comment by lost retail, on Aug 18, 2015 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1187 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Patricia, on Aug 17, 2015 at 8:28 pm | 10 comments | 11226 Views
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