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West Menlo Park: Country Corner deli owner Bob Wehab dies

A recitation of the rosary is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in San Francisco for Bishara (Bob) Dahood Wehab, the longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Barbara , on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 12 comments | 4487 Views

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Menlo Park: What's ahead for Bedwell Bayfront Park?

Menlo Park has begun a process to develop a 25-year "master plan" for the city's largest park, 160-acre Bedwell Bayfront...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 19, 2017 at 10:12 am | 26 comments | 2889 Views

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Friday: Opera singers perform Verdi at Italian dinner event in Woodside

There will be way more than wine, women and song at “Verdi in the Village” in Woodside the night of Friday, June 16....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ama Zenya, on Jun 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 669 Views

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Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2393 Views

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Menlo Park restaurateur offers local housing to workers

One Menlo Park restaurant owner is trying a new tactic to help address the Silicon Valley restaurant worker shortage, due...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 3522 Views

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Two who opted for a 'gap year' after high school

Many graduating seniors are going to college right out of high school, but some are opting to wait. That group of mavericks...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by EastWestConfusion, on Jun 14, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

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Saturday: Surf Air opponents plan airport protest

Opponents of Surf Air's noisy turboprop commuter planes plan a protest on Saturday, June 17, at the San Carlos Airport. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 2306 Views

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Protesters at San Carlos Airport complain of Surf Air noise

Customers of Surf Air arriving or departing from the San Carlos Airport Saturday morning, June 17, were greeted by a crowd...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by As to SA, on Jul 17, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 50 comments | 4538 Views

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Menlo Park: Affordable housing complex for seniors holds grand opening

A grand opening was held June 15 to celebrate the completion of 90 new apartments for seniors at a development called Sequoia...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Aisha, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views

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Decision on new sheriff up to county supervisors

Sheriff Greg Munks announced recently that he will be retiring due to health reasons on July 16, with more than two years...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 23, 2017 at 7:42 am | 8 comments | 836 Views

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Local co-hosts pilot for new travel show airing Saturday

Christine Williams, who grew up in Atherton and graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 2005, co-hosts a new travel...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2017
Last comment by Gigi, on Jun 21, 2017 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 2445 Views

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County considering spending close to $1 million on airport noise issue

San Mateo County's Board of Supervisors will meet Tuesday morning to consider spending close to $1 million on items related...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by boadicea, on Jun 26, 2017 at 2:01 pm | 36 comments | 3342 Views

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Union-backed bill to cut government contract work draws ire

A California Assembly bill, backed by government unions, that would set limits on how cities contract for services has drawn...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2017
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jun 24, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 525 Views

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Portola Valley: Large tortoise returns home

A large tortoise that paid a surprise visit Monday morning to a Portola Valley home on Wyndham Drive was claimed last night...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1802 Views

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Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Atherton, Menlo Park

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/27/police-calls-burglaries-thefts-in-atherton-m...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Tiki, on Jun 28, 2017 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2384 Views

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Woodside High foundation raises $1 million for students

Woodside High School students during the past school year were beneficiaries of a pile of private money. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1580 Views

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Ex-assemblyman Gordon to head California Forestry Association

Rich Gordon, a former member of the state Assembly and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, has dropped plans to run...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

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Restaurant review: British Bankers Club has visual appeal but food is astray

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 2284 Views

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Survey to ask residents if Atherton should create its own fire district

Two months before the consultants Atherton has hired to do a fiscal review of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District release...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 12, 2017 at 10:57 am | 31 comments | 445 Views

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Farmers' Market celebrates 25th year

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Menlo Park Farmers' Market, the Menlo Park Lions Club will host a celebration...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jeanne, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1187 Views
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