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App aims to make friendly messages more personal

Your phone buzzes. You look down and see you have a new audio message. You hit play, but instead of a nagging "Hiiiii, call...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Jessica Taylor, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 585 Views

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MPPD says it won't tolerate home fireworks or firearms New Year's Eve

Even on New Year's Eve, it is illegal to discharge a firearm and to use or possess fireworks within the city of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 609 Views

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Stanford holds 'open house' on its proposed El Camino development in Menlo Park

Stanford University is holding an "open house" event this week, where the public is invited to ask questions and make comments...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 23 comments | 2978 Views

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Rudy Driscoll to resign from Woodside school board

The board of the Woodside Elementary School District will appoint a new board member to replace Rudy Driscoll, who is resigning...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4454 Views

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Guest opinion: Huge income 'gender gap' — a conspiracy or just socioeconomics?

The existence of a gender gap in pay is a longstanding, well-known fact. The news this year is the size and relation to advanced...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Wellllll not exactly, on Apr 21, 2015 at 11:20 am | 6 comments | 2339 Views

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Boots on the ground

Lean, mean craftsmanship defines the compact (para)military thriller "'71," set during the titular time of the Troubles in...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Nate@bestcombatboots.net, on Mar 24, 2015 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

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Brian Williams and Hillary Clinton are Two Peas in a Pod

It seems that Hillary and Brian Williaams have a lot in common. That is to fabricate lies of being caught in dangersous...

Original post made by Menlo Park Resident on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by menˈdasədē/, on Feb 6, 2015 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 674 Views

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Wednesday at Kepler's: Armistead Maupin concludes 'Tales of the City'

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Exasperated reader, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

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Artscene: Telling stories from the earth

You would think that, as the only girl growing up in a family with three brothers and a father who was inducted into the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dr Bob Rich, on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:17 am | 1 comment | 2139 Views

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Obama, Socialist-in-Chief, destroys the Free Market

S&P 500 TRADES ABOVE 2,000 POINTS FOR FIRST TIME "NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market has reached another milestone as the...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jose Jobs, on Sep 6, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 5803 Views

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Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 2539 Views

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HRC Book 'Hard Choices' dead-panned by Reviewers

Hillary Clinton's new book Hard Choices bombs with critics. "Hard Choices' is a newsless snore" Politico Mike Allen "There...

Original post made by Love to Read Fiction on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 39 comments | 2168 Views

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Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 55879 Views

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Obama Saves Detroit Not!

President Obama went on television and before a nationwide audience said: "We refused to let Detroit go Bankrupt. I bet...

Original post made by Nathan Detroit on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by saved gm, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 1396 Views

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SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 6122 Views

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Menlo Park police advisory group has representatives from every neighborhood

Menlo Park's new police advisory group may be the only assembly of civic volunteers under the city's auspices with representatives...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2033 Views

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Kepler's reboot enters second year

Kepler's, the "Silicon Valley bookstore that keeps reinventing itself," appears to be enjoying a new lease on life after...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dizzy, on Jul 23, 2013 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 3095 Views

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Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1996 Views

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'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views

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The Dinner a novel by Herman Koch

This book has been described as "An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial...

Original post made by Bookworm on Jun. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1555 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
By Elena Kadvany | 15 comments | 4,264 views

Relaxing the Height Limit for Housing with Conditions
By Steve Levy | 28 comments | 1,680 views

Foods of Love
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,631 views

I had no Idea How to Deal with Anger and Conflict
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,190 views

Feelin’ the Bern … (or, A bad year for Party Establishments )
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 74 views