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Letter: To balance budget, Clinton raised 'revenues'

Regarding Nancy H. Lemer's guest opinion piece on Democrats and the debt-ceiling issue: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11536...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by question, on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 4 comments | 1368 Views

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Contested election likely in high school district

With more than two weeks left to register as a candidate for public office in the November election, a contested election...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by larry, on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2320 Views

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Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, August 11 at 4 pm- Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, August 12 at 1 pm- Summer Reading Carnival. Bounce...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 9, 2011
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Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9435...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2144 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

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Tuesday: Nutrition in age of obesity

With obesity and Type 2 diabetes considered national epidemics, nutrition professor Marjorie Freedman will talk about her...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 1962 Views

WOODSIDE

County stops broadcast herbicide spraying

San Mateo County will stop the broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides while it waits to hear from consultants about other...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Aug 8, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

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Tonight: Housing for homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs holds a public hearing tonight (July 28) to discuss creating housing on Willow Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 1689 Views

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Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 3814 Views

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Native American partial skull found in Ladera

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office were called to Ladera on Friday, July 1, after a worker discovered what...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by ItsO-S-C-A-R, on Aug 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1756 Views

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Sunday: Tour de Peninsula traffic advisory

You can expect some traffic congestion and lane closures Sunday, Aug. 7, due to Tour de Peninsula, expected to attract 1,500...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Aug 5, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

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Russia's Post Office has issued a Collection of Stamps Honoring Obama's 50th Birthday

How appropriate for Russia to be honoring Obama. Do view the news click on this link http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/08/02/54099467.html Dasvidaniya Hank...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sung, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 1942 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 4651 Views

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Those were the days

This service station was a fixture on El Camino Real in 1940, soon after the state widened the two-lane gravel road to four...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Caltrain is great infrastructure, on Aug 4, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1506 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge: Bookkeeper deserves more time for embezzlement at Roger Reynolds Nursery

Some Americans are celebrating Emancipation Day, but probably not Evette Christine Weiler. A judge has decided that a woman...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 2138 Views

MENLO PARK

Redistricting still splits city, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1369 Views

MENLO PARK

Has Councilmember Fergusson violated the law?

Will the Almanac, dedicated to local journalism, please investigate this matter? In March 2011, Councilmember Fergusson...

Original post made by Whistleblower on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 14 comments | 2159 Views

SPORTS

Charity horse show set for Aug. 9-14

The 41st annual Menlo Charity Horse Show will take place Aug. 9 to 14 at the Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane in Atherton....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 3017 Views

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House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

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Panel finds flaws in high-speed-rail forecasts

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1576 Views
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