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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 | 2117 Views

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Menlo Park: Lorelei Manor hailed as Nextdoor's first neighborhood

Lorelei Manor, a Menlo Park neighborhood that claims it has the longest-running homeowners association in California, can...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2017
There are no comments yet. 2895 Views

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Warning: Weekend may be a scorcher

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Friday through Monday, with temperatures predicted...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Sep 1, 2017 at 11:19 pm | 6 comments | 1896 Views

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Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project

Gov. Jerry Brown and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate the beginning of a project...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jul 24, 2017 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 1661 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 | 3508 Views

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Caltrain gets 3-month extension for electrification project

Caltrain has successfully negotiated an extension of the deadline for contractors to begin construction on a massive electrification...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Mar 2, 2017 at 8:08 am | 4 comments | 1861 Views

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Key issue splits board in drawing maps to subdivide school district

Plans to divide the Sequoia Union High School District into five voting areas for school board elections have raised a key...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1588 Views

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Letter: Gateway should watch out for rising tides

If the Menlo Gateway project is built, it will be submerged under water when global warming causes sea and Bay levels to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Mack Truck, on Jan 17, 2017 at 3:16 pm | 14 comments | 6763 Views

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Robert Taylor honored for pioneering work on computers, Internet

Robert W. Taylor, a Woodside resident for 30 years and a visionary in the development of computer networks and modern personal...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 10535 Views

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First poll after Trump tape admithing sexual assualt - Trump drops like a rock, down 14

President Clinton would like to thank Trump's alt-right base of deplorables for blocking the path of a credible GOP candidate...

Original post made by Polls showing landslide on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Deck the halls, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 984 Views

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Grants to expand legal services for immigrants

The Silicon Valley Community Foundation is awarding nearly $1.4 million in grants it says will produce more consultations...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
There are no comments yet. 3547 Views

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Debate thread - Trump word salad

Drives me crazy - he speaks in Word Salads, jumping back and forth among topics. Why am I missing? Reminds me of the...

Original post made by Tanner on Sep. 26, 2016
Last comment by R. Diggit, on Oct 3, 2016 at 3:02 pm | 32 comments | 1101 Views

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Woodside: Decking the hall

There is new wood on the exterior deck at Town Hall in Woodside. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/09/07/woodside-decking-the-hall...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2016
Last comment by MPer , on Sep 7, 2016 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

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Trump tweets - proud to reside in another universe

This morning at oh-dark thirty: I love watching these poor, pathetic people (pundits) on television working so hard and...

Original post made by Art Mann on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Trump's Doom Loop, on Sep 3, 2016 at 7:29 am | 9 comments | 868 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. 3420 Views

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Menlo Park: capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Yarns, on Jun 20, 2016 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 2236 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. 3221 Views

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Strong fundraising by Berman, Veenker in state Assembly race

Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman raised $104,481 in the latest reporting period for his bid to succeed Rich Gordon in the...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views

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Police Calls: Menlo Park

Eight bicycles stolen in seven incidents in Menlo Park, and a pendant stolen within the last six months without signs of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jun 2, 2016 at 10:17 am | 5 comments | 2509 Views

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Bay Area to cook over next three days; Spare the Air alert issued

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Oh no, my wig!, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1856 Views
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