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Woodside riders worried over fate of horse trail

Woodside equestrians fear they are about to lose another key stretch of horse trail in town, thanks to a new owner's development...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 3897 Views

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Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill opens in Menlo Park

Rubio's Fresh Mexican Grill, a local institution in San Diego since 1983, made its Menlo Park debut this month at 515 El...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer L., on Jun 8, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 5 comments | 3107 Views

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Portola Valley holds town picnic June 6 at new Town Center

The town picnic on Saturday, June 6, in Portola Valley includes the Zot's to Tot's 2.2-mile run, a car show, carnival games...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 9, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 2 comments | 4095 Views

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Finding the gold in Chilean wine country

Local woman and her family transform their great-grandfather's Chilean cattle ranch into vineyards, and make their mark in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Decker, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 4365 Views

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Restaurant review: Marqs in Menlo hits the mark

Menlo Park bar and grille offers harmonious combination of music, fine food, and good cheer. ==B Photo:== Regular customers,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Remark on Marq's, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 4788 Views

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Palo Alto to host workshop on high-speed rail

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the high-speed rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 4708 Views

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Tuesday: Council could green-light no-parking signs on Woodside Road

The Woodside Town Council will consider authorizing the installation of no-parking signs on Woodside Road, with an exemption...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Sterling, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 5175 Views

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Guest opinion: Jury report off base, councilwoman says

The 2009 San Mateo County Grand Jury report on county-wide employee costs addressed a serious problem facing fiduciary stewards...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Alarmed, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 8 comments | 5531 Views

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Tonight: Candidates backing charter schools answer questions on school board election

Two candidates who support a public-education scene that includes robust charter schools are running for the governing board...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 4721 Views

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Bob Augsburger dies Dec. 31 at his Portola Valley home

Robert R. "Bob" Augsburger, a former vice president of Stanford University and the first executive director of the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 4, 2010 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 5383 Views

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Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by DUH, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 3883 Views

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Menlo bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved an ordinance banning smoking in some public places, including ATM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by e. grimley, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:55 am | 56 comments | 13858 Views

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Food & Drink: Rising star

<B>Teenage chef starts her own catering business Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9582...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Betsy Olsen, on May 5, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 4473 Views

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Menlo Park, Atherton file new legal challenge to California High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 3923 Views

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Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 4451 Views

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Court of Appeal drops case against coroner for retaining heart of young man

An appellate court has overturned a ruling in San Mateo County Superior Court that held the coroner's office liable for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 3705 Views

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Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by R. Vaughan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 2588 Views

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Lanes still closed on 101; fatalities ID'd

Traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo continues to be limited to one lane in north and southbound directions this...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4738 Views

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Today: Council meets to peruse cell phone tower site

The Town Council of Portola Valley meets outside at the corner of Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane today, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by El Granadian, on Oct 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 8927 Views

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Marche restaurant in Menlo Park is closing

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park, which had been named one of the top 25 restaurants in the Bay Area by Michelin Guide, will...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:18 am | 96 comments | 8005 Views
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