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There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2337 Views

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Wednesday: Time to get serious about bike safety in town

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, June 8, will discuss bicycle safety in town and how to improve it. The council...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by be safe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 16 comments | 2714 Views

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Four apply for Menlo school board seat

Four applicants for a vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board will be interviewed by board members on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:31 am | 16 comments | 2723 Views

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Staff calls for extension of Stanford trail offer

The San Mateo County supervisors on Tuesday, Nov. 1, may vote to ask Stanford University for a two-year extension on its...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joe , on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:32 pm | 16 comments | 1920 Views

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Woodside: Mountain lion kills three goats

A large mountain lion entered a fenced enclosure containing three dwarf goats and two alpacas, killed the goats, and carried...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:38 am | 16 comments | 4035 Views

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Kudos to Facebook; Shame on Menlo Park

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Apr 19, 2012 at 8:03 am | 16 comments | 2461 Views

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Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 3870 Views

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Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 15377 Views

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Uncounted ballots found from November election

San Mateo County election officials said Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November's election were...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by provo man, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 1900 Views

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Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 16 comments | 8769 Views

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Carpenter leaps into Menlo Park fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 14, 2013 at 11:32 am | 16 comments | 9396 Views

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Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gimme A Break, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 3043 Views

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Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 16 comments | 2751 Views

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SMC Sheriff Greg Munks endorses Carlos Bolanos for Sheriff 2018

It's official, Sheriff Greg Munks has announced he is moving on and he is endorsing Carlos Bolanos for Sheriff in 2018. That...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Vee Arrrrrgh, on Nov 10, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 16 comments | 1324 Views

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Menlo Country Club tops the list of water guzzlers

SFGate reports: ...over 2 million gallons of water a week... It takes a lot of water to feed the lush lawns that drape...

Original post made by MenloJim on Nov. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jenson, on Nov 10, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 16 comments | 1668 Views

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Eshoo's bills aim to lower volume on aircraft noise

Responding to an upswell of concern from local residents about increasing airplane noise, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo on Nov. 6...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2015
Last comment by republican thinker, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 16 comments | 3209 Views

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Good news, bad news from Caltrans on herbicide spraying

Caltrans has given San Mateo County residents some good news and some bad news about the state's plans for spraying herbicides...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by I know, right?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 4411 Views

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Costs soar for plans to build new high school in Menlo Park

Price inflation has exacted a toll on Sequoia Union High School District plans to build two new small high schools (including...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 16 comments | 3401 Views

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San Mateo County vigil for victims of Orlando shooting

In the wake of the June 11 shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will hold...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jun 18, 2016 at 4:26 pm | 16 comments | 1930 Views

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Eshoo sees swift appointment of new sheriff as an affront

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors had a 30-day window to choose a successor to former sheriff Greg Munks, who resigned...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by Caroline V., on Jul 19, 2016 at 11:35 am | 16 comments | 4108 Views
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