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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 follow the money, 8 hours ago | 8 comments | 448 Views

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Woodside: Deputies use Taser on 'physically combative' Redwood City man

Allegations of illegal narcotics possession and a physical altercation with deputies in the Woodside town center led to the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by dragonmoose, on Jul 22, 2014 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 1160 Views

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Editorial: Get serious about conserving water

Town council members from both Portola Valley and Woodside at recent meetings expressed concern about the significant increase...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Matt R, on Jul 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1281 Views

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Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 317 Views

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Concerns About City Manager Magda Gonzalez

It has become apparent that E. Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez has done very real damage and caused problems in our...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by EPAMom, on Jul 20, 2014 at 8:26 am | 2 comments | 371 Views

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Will Lanza/Fry clean up their own mess on new downtown fire station

At last week's Fire Board meeting Fry declared (at 8:10 on tape 1) that I will do everything I can to support the replacement...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 18, 2014 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 125 Views

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Menlo Park girl, 9, drowns in pool

Lahee Hong, a 9-year-old Menlo Park girl, died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Jul 17, 2014 at 3:18 pm | 7 comments | 4081 Views

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Questions for Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo

Now that their initiative will be on the November ballot will Lanza/Fry/Save Menlo finally start answering questions about...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 17, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 118 Views

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Democrats likely to lose the Senate in the 2014 Mid-Terms

Mid-term elections are more a referendum on the President than on the candidates for House or Senate. President Obama's 44...

Original post made by Mid Term Election Watch on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 16, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 10 comments | 269 Views

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Atherton resident donates 65 percent of Save Menlo funding

One Atherton resident donated 65 percent of the funding during the first half of this year for grassroots coalition Save...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 15, 2014 at 6:22 pm | 33 comments | 3440 Views

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Menlo Park: Analysis of specific plan initiative released

There is plenty for Menlo Park residents to evaluate in the analysis of Save Menlo's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jul 15, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 48 comments | 2393 Views

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Menlo Park: Downtown fitness fest

Another event is joining Menlo Park's roster of downtown festivities: The city is partnering with SBM Fitness in August to...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Jul 14, 2014 at 1:17 pm | 3 comments | 970 Views

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Save Menlo to ask City Council to throw them into the briar patch

Plans are afoot for Save Menlo to appear before the City Council Tuesday night and ask the Council to adopt the deeply flawed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 13, 2014
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Good listeners: Dogs give young readers undivided attention

Robbie came from Redwood City to the Woodside library on June 11 just so he could read to his longtime friend, Annie, who...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by Wood, on Jul 12, 2014 at 4:47 pm | 2 comments | 1487 Views

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Judge upholds settlement in Menlo Park fire director defamation lawsuit

A judge has denied a request to nullify the settlement agreement reached in a defamation countersuit between a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by bizarre, on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1550 Views

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Menlo Park: Man allegedly backs truck into police officer

A Menlo Park police officer investigating a code violation complaint wound up being treated at the hospital after being struck...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments | 2501 Views

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Local real estate agents among top sellers in country

Three local Realtor teams and 14 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2013, in rankings announced...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 2766 Views

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Menlo Park: CEQA prevents expediting fire station remodel

Seven years in the planning, the redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 13 comments | 1369 Views

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Farewell from the publisher: Guiding the Almanac has been a rewarding adventure

As I retire from the Almanac after more than 20 years as publisher, it is rewarding to look back at what a fascinating job...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Jul 3, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 11 comments | 1364 Views

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American Voters say Obama the Worst President since WWII

President Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II, and the United States would have been better off if his...

Original post made by Poll Watcher on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Matt, on Jul 3, 2014 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 187 Views
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