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Drought, warm weather increase concerns about West Nile virus

Trapping mosquitoes, testing live chickens, vaccinating horses, unleashing bacteria. All of that is happening in San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by shut 'er down!, 2 hours ago | 2 comments | 471 Views

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San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, 8 hours ago | 27 comments | 9866 Views

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One small seed

The mission of nurturing bodies and souls at St. Patrick's Seminary took on an added dimension last year with the launch...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Jul 31, 2015 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

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Labor board rulings lead to deal with firefighters

A ruling by a state labor-relations board led the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and its firefighters, who have been...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jul 30, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 745 Views

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Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 3298 Views

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Aircraft noise: Rep. Eshoo asks constituents to voice concerns

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:05 pm | 38 comments | 2580 Views

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Governor's water-reduction mandate could hit hard locally

Gov. Jerry Brown's new order to reduce water consumption by 25 percent could have an unusually high impact on local households....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 28, 2015 at 5:34 pm | 53 comments | 5987 Views

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Longtime local family business moves back to its roots

In the more than 60 years since John and Mary Lyngso started Lyngso Garden Materials in the early 1950s, Lyngso has sold...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by James Carr, on Jul 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2180 Views

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SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 3271 Views

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x San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Colin T. Smith 2nd trial.

San Mateo County District Attorney's Office informed the Court today that it will try this case again. This is good and...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Need more information, on Jul 27, 2015 at 12:15 pm | 8 comments | 219 Views

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Boy rescued from Burgess Pool 'doing well,' city official says

The aftermath has been a positive one so far for a 6-year-old boy rescued Sunday from a swimming pool by a lifeguard at...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 27, 2015 at 10:41 am | 14 comments | 3482 Views

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Firefighters reach tentative deal with Menlo Park fire district

After seven years of working without a contract, firefighters and the management of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 27, 2015 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 1656 Views

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DUI checkpoint planned for undisclosed location in Menlo Park

Somewhere in Menlo Park tonight (Friday, July 24), police officers will be stopping vehicles, checking driver's licenses...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2015
Last comment by Show me da benjamins, on Jul 26, 2015 at 10:01 am | 3 comments | 1169 Views

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Police: Burglars ransack East Palo Alto church

Less than a month before a scheduled 75th anniversary celebration and fundraiser to repair church grounds, burglars have...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Jul 24, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 901 Views

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Assembly race: Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 24, 2015 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1182 Views

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Major renovation planned for Avenidas senior center

The Avenidas senior center in Palo Alto unveiled plans recently for a modern, technologically advanced senior center that...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 23, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 891 Views

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Obama gets Geography wrong again

On the Tonight Show with Jay Leno President Obama made a reference to the following ports as being on the Gulf Coast: Charleston,...

Original post made by 57 States or is the President Smarter than a 5th Grader on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by corner office, on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:46 am | 42 comments | 2011 Views

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Jury returns guilty verdict in Woodside burglary case

A jury has found Arizona resident Bradley Sullivan guilty of burglary and grand theft in the residential burglary of a Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1093 Views

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Actress portrays Julia Morgan at Menlo Park Library

Julia Morgan, one of the most famous architects of the 20th century, will be portrayed by performer Jill Jackson in a free...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by creekside, on Jul 23, 2015 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 140 Views

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Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Ron Calub, on Jul 22, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 14 comments | 4023 Views
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