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Stanford holds 'open house' on its proposed El Camino development in Menlo Park

Stanford University is holding an "open house" event this week, where the public is invited to ask questions and make comments...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 13, 2015 at 6:20 pm | 23 comments | 6156 Views

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Letter: City needs to fix dangerous intersection

While the Menlo Park Transportation Commission wrings its hands about so-called cut-through traffic in the Willows, an actual...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 6119 Views

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Menlo Park: Man allegedly tried to cut, burn, bite Trader Joe's employee

A transient man faces three misdemeanor charges connected to brandishing a knife and spitting on police officers on Monday,...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2017
Last comment by ANONYMOUS, on Jul 12, 2017 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 6118 Views

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Are bike lanes in El Camino Real's future?

Each day, as many as 45,000 cars make the slow, jolting traverse through Menlo Park along El Camino Real. How to make that...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 6, 2016 at 9:51 pm | 31 comments | 6093 Views

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Town may regulate commercial use of tennis/sports courts

A regulation is in the works in Portola Valley that would establish criteria to determine when a professional such as a tennis...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by , on Mar 25, 2011 at 6:58 pm | -1 comments | 6012 Views

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Menlo preschool director changes plea to no contest

In a surprise move, the 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5981 Views

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Woodside: Watches valued at $35,600 stolen

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13040...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 14, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 5 comments | 5932 Views

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Menlo Park police advisory group has representatives from every neighborhood

Menlo Park's new police advisory group may be the only assembly of civic volunteers under the city's auspices with representatives...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5856 Views

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'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 5686 Views

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Portola Valley civic volunteer, pilot Bud Eisberg dies at 74

Arthur Charles "Bud" Eisberg, a resident of Portola Valley and a town volunteer in civic affairs was also a pilot, a sailor...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2019
Last comment by Tom Vlasic, on Feb 21, 2019 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 5676 Views

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Artscene: Telling stories from the earth

You would think that, as the only girl growing up in a family with three brothers and a father who was inducted into the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dr Bob Rich, on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:17 am | 1 comment | 5614 Views

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County seeks volunteers for transportation advisory committee

County transportation officials are seeking San Mateo County residents to volunteer for a citizens advisory committee that...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5581 Views

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Judge inclined to let Woodell's defamation lawsuit proceed

The defamation lawsuit against a Menlo Park fire board director will proceed if a San Mateo Superior Court judge stands by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Sue, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 5566 Views

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Portola Valley talk: 'A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage'

Jeff Chu, a former Time magazine staffer and the author of "Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5454 Views

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Year in review: Fire district fights fires and controversies

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has had a busy year, and not just in responding to fires and medical calls in the...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2017
Last comment by Roy D, on Jan 9, 2018 at 8:48 am | 12 comments | 5394 Views

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Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 2 comments | 5353 Views

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App aims to make friendly messages more personal

Your phone buzzes. You look down and see you have a new audio message. You hit play, but instead of a nagging "Hiiiii, call...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Nevet, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 5318 Views

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Life in a Peninsula hacker house helped inspire tale of techies vs. hippies in 'Burning Man: The Musical'

Bay Area native Matt Werner created "Burning Man: The Musical" as a show that's as much about Silicon Valley as it is the...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5262 Views

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Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5223 Views

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Police calls: Thefts from home construction site in Portola Valley

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/19/police-calls-levels-and-job-site-radio-...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
There are no comments yet. 5222 Views
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