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Fire board very close to choosing new colleague

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District came very close Tuesday night to appointing Robert Jones to fill out...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Oct 20, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 1399 Views

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Guest opinion: City needs to accept gift, move forward with plans to build two new libraries

Menlo Park has been presented with a tremendous opportunity to create two 21st century libraries: a new main library in the...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2017
Last comment by Mr Know-It-All, on Oct 20, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 1018 Views

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Menlo Park's Mademoiselle Colette opens another patisserie

The owner of Menlo Park patisserie Mademoiselle Colette has soft-opened another patisserie; this one is on Lytton Avenue...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2017
Last comment by MPer , on Oct 19, 2017 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1814 Views

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Could the North Bay inferno happen here?

An aerial video of the suburban Coffey Park neighborhood in Santa Rosa shows block after block after block of parcels that...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 18, 2017 at 7:39 pm | 8 comments | 2319 Views

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Tuesday: Menlo Park district fire board may appoint new member

The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is scheduled to appoint a new director on Tuesday night, to fill the...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 18, 2017 at 8:39 am | 14 comments | 1005 Views

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For the love of horses

What is it about the horse that intrigues us, captivates the eye, fires the imagination? Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2017/10/11/for-the-love-o...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2017
Last comment by Rebekah, on Oct 13, 2017 at 10:03 pm | 1 comment | 142 Views

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Editorial: Fire board should broaden representation with appointment

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board will soon appoint a new board member to fill a vacant seat. There are seven...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Robert Jones, on Oct 13, 2017 at 1:42 pm | 9 comments | 1111 Views

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Gov. Brown signs off on Caltrain's sales-tax measure

The approval of Senate Bill 797 will allow Caltrain to move ahead with a sales-tax increase proposal. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Oct 11, 2017 at 5:17 pm | 1 comment | 848 Views

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Today: Weather conditions elevate fire danger to extreme, fire marshal says

A red-flag warning has been issued due to extreme fire danger today and tomorrow for residents of Portola Valley, Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1583 Views

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Fire board member says board president is 'going after' her

Menlo fire board member Virginia Chang Kiraly says a fellow board member warned her recently that board President Peter Carpenter...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2017
Last comment by Sabrina Brennan, on Oct 8, 2017 at 10:10 am | 21 comments | 3017 Views

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County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 17 comments | 3776 Views

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How Stanford's El Camino complex will change Menlo Park

For better or worse, Menlo Park's slice of El Camino Real will never be the same. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/10/04/how-stanfords-el-camino-com...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
Last comment by Mark D., on Oct 4, 2017 at 9:38 pm | 8 comments | 3660 Views

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Menlo Park driver cited for throwing hot coffee on traffic enforcement officer

A Menlo Park man faces a possible battery charge after he allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee on a Palo Alto traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2156 Views

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anonymous town square forum comments

I wonder what would happen to the town square forum if all comments were signed by the true identity of the author. Would...

Original post made by bruce adornato on Sep. 29, 2017
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 3, 2017 at 7:18 am | 24 comments | 632 Views

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Fire board candidates address board infighting, Atherton probe

It was an evening of interviews and infighting, but for Peter Carpenter, president of the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2017
Last comment by Mike, on Sep 28, 2017 at 7:08 pm | 5 comments | 1500 Views

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Woodside: Deputies arrest two on suspicion of burglary-tool possession

Sheriff's deputies arrested two men after receiving a call about suspicious persons seen in the Woodside Hills neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
Last comment by LawandOrder, on Sep 28, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Tonight: Portola Valley considers report on using public land for housing

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday (Sept. 27) will consider a report from an advisory committee of current and...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1015 Views

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Wednesday: FAA meeting on Surf Air route over Bay

The Federal Aviation Administration will hold a meeting this Wednesday night about an alternative air route that has allowed...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 26, 2017 at 7:30 am | 7 comments | 1495 Views

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Menlo Park: Vacated seat on fire board unfilled after five-hour meeting

The recently vacated seat on the five-member board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District remains open after a five-hour...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 22, 2017 at 9:56 pm | 9 comments | 1566 Views

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Even Quinton Kopp, former Chair of HSR Authority, is now against high speed rail...

From the former CHAIRMAN of the High Speed Rail Authority: "It is foolish, and it is almost a crime to sell bonds and encumber...

Original post made by pogo on Sep. 21, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 191 Views
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