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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 | 3195 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 | 5046 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 Dec 17, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 52 comments | 7898 Views

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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 | 6009 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 | 3026 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
There are no comments yet. 2059 Views

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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, on Nov 21, 2014 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 4127 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
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 3, 2014 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 3018 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
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

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Sugar Shack bids farewell to downtown Menlo Park

The memories are sweet, but Sugar Shack proprietor Suzi Tinsley is closing the door of Menlo Park's downtown candy store...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jeannie Reeves, on Nov 28, 2014 at 7:27 am | 7 comments | 8488 Views

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Sights of the season

Holiday lights along Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Friday, Nov. 28. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/29/sights-of-the-season...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Nov 30, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 3134 Views

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Body-worn cameras help, hurt law enforcement in Menlo Park

The fatal shooting by three Menlo Park police officers of a burglary suspect who reportedly drew a gun during a foot pursuit...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Dec 4, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 23 comments | 7108 Views

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John Johns pursues lawsuit against Atherton

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is pursuing the $500,000 wrongful termination lawsuit against the town that...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 8:50 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

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County election stats: 66 percent vote by mail

Only 46 percent of the registered voters in San Mateo County voted in the Nov. 4 election, and twice as many voted by mail...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Santa, on Dec 5, 2014 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 2378 Views

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Judge orders property owner to reopen gate at Martins Beach

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge on Friday issued a final ruling affirming that a Silicon Valley entrepreneur...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2014 at 3:56 pm | 8 comments | 3291 Views

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Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 2432 Views

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Atherton police: Beware 'plumbers' at the door

A pair of men posing as plumbers talked their way into two Atherton homes on Monday, Dec. 15, stealing money and jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Dec 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 4440 Views

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Menlo College terminates contract with tweeting San Jose cop

Phillip White, a San Jose police officer who generated widespread outrage after tweeting threatening statements about civil...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Memories, on Dec 16, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 4051 Views

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Menlo Park: Laundry room bandit strikes at apartments

A laundry room bandit or bandits swarmed through Menlo Park recently, hitting coin-operated laundry machines in apartment...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 3406 Views

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Deputy pleads not guilty to conspiracy charges

Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office pleaded not guilty on Tuesday (Dec. 16) to two charges of conspiracy...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:51 pm | 18 comments | 3815 Views
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