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Trump's running mate seals his congressional records to HIDE them from you!

"23 cartons and approximately 70 GB of electronic records" - the public is forbidden from seeing these materials until either...

Original post made by Hey! Hide your records! on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Build a WALL. e, on Aug 1, 2016 at 9:38 am | 8 comments | 1986 Views

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This is "Made in America" week

Please consider seeking out American made products and services. A lousy dime or quarter more for a tee shirt pays dividends...

Original post made by Made in America on Jul. 21, 2017
Last comment by Rome , on Jul 26, 2017 at 9:44 pm | 8 comments | 1603 Views

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Editorial: Why we're changing our policy on reporting arrests

The Almanac and its sister newspapers at Embarcadero Media are changing our policy for naming suspects who have been arrested....

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2017
Last comment by Different strokes, on Nov 5, 2017 at 4:09 am | 8 comments | 3943 Views

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TBW Measure W campaign

In a prior topic, "Vote NO on Measure W Sales Tax" https://www.almanacnews.com/square/2018/08/29/vote-no-on-measure-w-sales-tax TBWB...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 9, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 1463 Views

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Guest opinion: Help fight proposed rule that would harm immigrant families

I'm proud that in 2017, the city of Menlo Park declared our values of inclusivity and diversity by passing a Welcoming City...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 2, 2018 at 7:34 pm | 8 comments | 3765 Views

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Guest opinion: Let's step up affordable housing funding

As the people who make up the middle class and backbone of our communities continue to be priced out of the housing market,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2019
Last comment by No More Pro Growth, on Jan 28, 2019 at 5:40 pm | 8 comments | 4431 Views

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Guest opinion: Government/business collaboration has led city into a mess

While reading Kate Bradshaw's article about the Menlo Park City Council's decision to back away from a citywide moratorium,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2019
Last comment by After midnight, on Jul 15, 2019 at 10:26 am | 8 comments | 2809 Views

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San Mateo County cities fume as Stanford rebuffs their funding requests

In a stinging rebuke, a coalition of San Mateo County cities has issued a statement Friday criticizing Stanford for rejecting...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2019
Last comment by West Menlo, on Oct 23, 2019 at 3:40 pm | 8 comments | 7423 Views

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Can you Trump this?

Can you Trump this? Whether you like President Trump or not, he made a comment today which will go down in history as one...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 22, 2020
Last comment by Cultists On The Loose Again, on Mar 22, 2020 at 7:51 pm | 8 comments | 1189 Views

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Guest opinion: 'Cultural antibodies' to help fight climate change

In an op-ed, Mountain View resident Fausto D'Apuzzo and Portola Valley resident Lanier Poland argue why, amidst the coronavirus...

Original post made on May. 3, 2020
Last comment by History Works, on May 5, 2020 at 8:28 am | 8 comments | 4130 Views

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Sales tax would be 'game changer' for pandemic-hit Caltrain, board chair says

With few riders and ongoing tensions over its governance, Caltrain is asking voters to approve an eighth-cent sales tax...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2020
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 7, 2020 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 4506 Views

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Democrats keep House, state Legislature seats in local races

While tension surrounds the outcome of the presidential race, election results for local seats in the House of Representatives...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2020
Last comment by Walter, on Nov 8, 2020 at 2:13 pm | 8 comments | 3258 Views

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Bullet train budget battle: Should California spend more on urban transit, not high-speed rail?

Gov. Gavin Newsom wants $4.2 billion to finish the Central Valley link for the bullet train, but legislators aren’t sold....

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2021
Last comment by Westbrook, on Aug 2, 2021 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 5477 Views

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Confused by the new lane signage on U.S. Highway 101? Here's what you need to know

Drivers along U.S. Highway 101 are facing a dizzying array of signs and lane markings between state Route 237 in Mountain...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2022
Last comment by tt, on Feb 15, 2022 at 9:50 am | 8 comments | 5086 Views

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Guest opinion: Menlo Park visitor sees red over parking ticket

This an open letter to Menlo Park City Mayor Kelly Fergusson: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4988...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 29, 2007 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 6800 Views

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A Veteran Baker and Devoted Father

I am witing the Menlo Park community to inform them of a pending triple bypass open heart operation for my father Gerald...

Original post made by Michele Page on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christine Backeroff, on May 1, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 8 comments | 4900 Views

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Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to strike a balance between protecting trees and allowing solar...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by stop global warming, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 5304 Views

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Will locals have a seat at the table?

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3440 posted Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 2:28 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Francesca, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 4943 Views

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Where are the best places to see local lights?

Jim Schott of Menlo Park e-mails us with tips about places to go to see Christmas lights on houses. "There seem to be...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by Heyward Robinson, on Dec 23, 2009 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 4535 Views

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Rich Gordon elected board president

Rich Gordon, a 13-year member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and a resident of unincorporated Menlo Park, was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 8 comments | 3435 Views
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