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Voter Guide: Measure F: Let fire district spend money

Measure F is a rare creature — a ballot measure without an opposing argument. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11788...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jan Dasher, on Oct 27, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1525 Views

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Menlo eyes eight possible sites for one club well

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's dream for one public well to water its private golf course now has eight chances...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1406 Views

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Editorial: The Almanac recommends...

There are several important local races in next Tuesday's election. Here is a recap of the Almanac's endorsements in these...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 1331 Views

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Price tag swells for high-speed rail

The cost of California's proposed high-speed-rail system, originally pegged at about $36 billion, has nearly tripled since...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:41 am | 12 comments | 15851 Views

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Resident reports $78,000 loss in burglary

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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Fire board endorsements make strange bedfellows

You'd expect unions to get along with pension reform advocates about as well as cats get along with water. But this year's...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Nov 5, 2011 at 1:21 am | 5 comments | 11805 Views

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Menlowe Ballet debuts

Even as the economy continues to ail, Bay Area residents who value the art of dance have reason to feel significantly richer...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Nov 4, 2011 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1637 Views

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Menlo Park residents question country club well

Menlo Park residents giving the city feedback on an irrigation well requested by the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 11, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1617 Views

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The right to remain silent

Quiz time: You get a "traffic violation notice" from the Menlo Park police department in the mail saying you must identify...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by RogerJ, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:09 am | 10 comments | 3460 Views

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Boesch won't pursue Menlo Park city manager job

San Mateo County manager Dave Boesch resigns with severance package, no definitive plans for what comes next. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 14, 2011 at 6:52 pm | 4 comments | 1391 Views

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Updated: Menlo fire board gains two newcomers

As of 1 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 9), a razor-thin margin separated the two top vote-getters in the election for two open seats...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Let's move forward, on Nov 10, 2011 at 3:46 pm | 43 comments | 2905 Views

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Menlo Park residents question city's plan to drill well

Menlo Park residents invited to give the city feedback on their preferred spot for an irrigation well requested by the Sharon...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Nov 10, 2011 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 1386 Views

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Menlo Park business development manager leaving

Menlo Park has announced that the city's business development manager, Dave Johnson, will leave his post on Dec. 2. Mr....

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Nov 14, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 19 comments | 2406 Views

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Woodside house fire extinguished

Firefighters have extinguished a structure fire at around 3:50 p.m. that appears to have burned part of a garage in a large...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 18, 2011 at 9:04 am | 36 comments | 2434 Views

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Menlo Park weighs new contract for city employees

Judging by the flood of emails protesting the amount of time off in the proposed two-year contract for the 35 city employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1652 Views

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Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Nov 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 40 comments | 3797 Views

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Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1426 Views

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Thief grabs $17,600 in jewelry

A thief stole an antique gold pocket watch along with other jewelry from a Menlo Park home on Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:47 am | 8 comments | 1601 Views

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Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

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Group of men jump bicyclist in Menlo Park

Five men streamed out of a Mercedes Benz around 10 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 16) to jump a 23-year-old man riding a Huffy mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:51 am | 4 comments | 1512 Views
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