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Train 'clipped' car at Menlo Park crossing

A southbound train "clipped" an eastbound car at the Ravenswood Avenue Caltrain crossing in Menlo Park at about 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by Aaron, 7 hours ago | 9 comments | 1697 Views

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Looking back: The Lane family at Sunset headquarters

The Lane family posed at the Sunset headquarters on Willow Road in this undated photo. Brothers Mel, left, and Bill flank...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
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What's the future for Sunset campus in Menlo Park?

What will be, will be. It has a certain logic for Jim Cogan, the Menlo Park official responsible for economic development...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by lessons learned, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 28 comments | 2456 Views

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DA sheds more light on sheriff employees' arrests

Prosecutors will seek to revoke bail this morning (Nov. 20) for a Hells Angels member accused of conspiring with sheriff's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
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San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez was arrested this afternoon. You will recall this brave sole ran against his boss...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:20 pm | 21 comments | 1046 Views

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Inmate pleads not guilty in cellphone smuggling case

The jail inmate accused of participating in a conspiracy with a sheriff's deputy and two correctional officers to smuggle...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
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Train and car collide

As widely reported on Twitter last night (Tuesday, November 18) during rush hour, a train sheared off a chunk of a car at...

Original post made by Newshound on Nov. 19, 2014
There are no comments yet. 100 Views

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Portola Valley schools leader on her way to White House technology conference

The superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, Lisa Gonzales has a very important meeting on her calendar this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 599 Views

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San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says "It's Possible."

Why doesn't he tell the public the truth, he knows the answer by now. 3 Menlo Park Police Officers were involved in a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 8 comments | 215 Views

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Candidate for sheriff in June election arrested in Alameda County last night

Juan Lopez, a deputy in the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and a candidate for sheriff in the June 2014 election, was...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 18, 2014 at 6:44 am | 36 comments | 4057 Views

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A Declaration - NO MORE

This Forum has fostered and encouraged slanderous and personal attacks on elected officials. It has become an everyday occurrence...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 17, 2014 at 11:17 am | 3 comments | 226 Views

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Republican Party O=Projected to Win Louisiana Senate Seat

Bill Cassidy has opened up a 16.1 percent lead over Mary Landrieu in a poll conducted by Magellan Strategies. While internal...

Original post made by Republican in Enemy Territory on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Nov 15, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 168 Views

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City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 2506 Views

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Community college bond measure passes easily

Measure H, the $388 million community college bond measure, passed easily Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/04/community-college-bond-measu...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 898 Views

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PetSmart employee, boyfriend sentenced to 29 years in prison

A former San Carlos PetSmart employee and her boyfriend were sentenced to a total of 29 years in prison Thursday morning...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 10, 2014 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 1649 Views

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Great advice for Menlo Park from a PA resident's recommendation to Palo Alto

Excerpts from the PA Weekly: "Guest Opinion: Improving Palo Alto's stakeholder group process by John Guislin Below...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2014
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Woodside: Fine diluted again for felling trees

It's been eight years since Woodside's Town Council amended the town's tree protection law. Take down three or more significant...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 813 Views

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San Mateo County police officer convicted of assaulting the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend

http://www.hmbreview.com/news/former-hmb-policeman-found-guilty-for-assault/article_70e4a724-65f7-11e4-b3d1-77146c93b938.html Colin...

Original post made by Finally! on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by What happened?, on Nov 8, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 5 comments | 233 Views

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Health care district: Hickey re-elected but loses his battle

A longtime plan by Sequoia Healthcare District board member Jack Hickey to have voters decide on the future of the district...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 31 comments | 2669 Views

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What are the options for the Menlo Park dissidents?

In their campaign for Measure M a number of residents made clear that they neither trust their elected representatives nor...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2014
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