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Residents upset with Caltrans' plans to spray herbicides on roadsides March 3, 10

Local residents say they are unhappy to hear Caltrans plans to spray herbicides along county roadways in March, despite a...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Little Washing Bear, on Mar 2, 2015 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 4345 Views

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Letter: Why is Wagstaffe prosecuting Lopez?

I am acquainted with sheriff's Deputy Juan Lopez, and DA Steve Wagstaffe. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2015/02/25/letter-why-is-wagstaffe-prose...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 2, 2015 at 3:42 pm | 9 comments | 1604 Views

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Police calls: Donor seeks refund, threatens Priory school employee

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Woodside, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/03/04/police-calls-donor-seeks-refund-threatens-...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
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Construction manager hired for Woodside Library remodeling

The Woodside Town Council has authorized a payment of up to $212,000 to Nova Partners of Palo Alto to provide construction...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
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Dutch Goose racing to finish ADA improvements

Businesses up and down the Peninsula are getting to know one customer by name. A San Jose resident has filed lawsuits for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by straight talk, on Jun 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 43 comments | 12170 Views

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Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCC

Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 2215 Views

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Me and my BMW: a match just meant not to be?

Somehow I feel I am being punished for being too smugly happy about the fact that with all my children gone from home, I...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Lucky lady, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 2662 Views

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New transit district CEO to get $434K in annual compensation

A former Redwood City councilman and member of the California High Speed Rail Authority board was appointed Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 16, 2015 at 3:20 pm | 26 comments | 8376 Views

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Tonight in Atherton: Forum eyes regional traffic problems

A public forum about innovative ways to deal with regional traffic problems, featuring a speaker from the Grand Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views

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Menlo Park: Man found not guilty of assault on officer

A jury delivered a "not guilty" verdict in the case of a 65-year-old Menlo Park man charged with backing a pickup truck into...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Romin, on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 8 comments | 2842 Views

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Menlo Park: Iberia restaurant plans to move at year-end

By year-end, it will be off to a new, out-of-town home for Iberia, the popular Spanish restaurant on Alma Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 7800 Views

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Deputy warns Woodside drivers to be more careful near school

An email sent March 19 to parents at Woodside Elementary School by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Ron DeRespini warns...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

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Menlo Park: Truck smashes through camera shop; cop chases, catches suspect

After a silver Nissan pickup truck smashed the rear glass door of Mike's Camera in downtown Menlo Park early Sunday morning,...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 23, 2015 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 3707 Views

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Update: Three arrested on burglary charges after Menlo Park pursuit

Three men were taken into custody Friday (March 20) following a pursuit sparked by a resident who reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4813 Views

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Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 2371 Views

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Atherton couple give brain research institute $50 million

Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton have given the University of Southern California $50 million to endow and name the USC...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Mar 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 3891 Views

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Hands-on learning

Many students at Menlo-Atherton High School are going on to college after they graduate. Assuming they have had the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Mar 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 2 comments | 1649 Views

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Atherton couple's $50 million donation is part of pledge to give away half their wealth

Mark and Mary Stevens, the Atherton couple who have given $50 million to USC's Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, are...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 5936 Views

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Update: Filoli executive talks about moving past recent turmoil

Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, who had refused to speak to the Almanac since Feb. 15, sat down...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 1, 2015 at 2:56 pm | 33 comments | 6989 Views

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Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 4489 Views
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