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Rich Gordon gets solid sendoff to Sacramento

San Mateo Supervisor Rich Gordon is on his way to Sacramento -- which he termed "a strange and insidious place" -- after...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by EducatedVoter, on Nov 4, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views

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County teasurer-tax collector runoff: Sandie Arnott elected

Sandie Arnott, San Mateo County deputy treasurer, was elected Tuesday to the post of county treasurer-tax collector. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by F. Edwards, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:25 am | 2 comments | 2281 Views

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New bridge across Bay: study approved

The Bay Area Toll Authority's oversight committee voted Wednesday (Nov. 10) to spend up to $400,000 to conduct another...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Incensed, on Nov 11, 2010 at 8:13 am | 2 comments | 2107 Views

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In wake of fatality, bike lane could come to intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280

A bike lane could be in the works for the ambiguous two-and-a-half-lane section of Alpine Road that runs westbound under...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2010
Last comment by Stan Gage, on Nov 16, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 2602 Views

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Police nab suspects in midday gas station robbery

Menlo Park police recovered cash and cigarettes, and made two arrests on Jan. 1 in connection with a midday armed robbery...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 2012 Views

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Green business offers 'plug and play' solar panels

ReadySolar, a green business with Portola Valley roots, has been selling its boxed, pre-assembled solar panels in cities,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by FireET, on Jan 11, 2011 at 3:12 am | 2 comments | 2229 Views

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Thursday: Judy Squier tells of her extraordinary life

Judy Squier, a longtime Portola Valley resident, returns to sign copies of her book, "His Majesty in Brokeness," on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 27, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2733 Views

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Mountain lion spotted in Woodside.

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1940 Views

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Clocks jump ahead Sunday

Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday. Stanford sleep experts offer tips for springing ahead. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8487...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by thanks!, on Mar 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1981 Views

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Saturday: Meet candidates in District 1 county supervisor election

Five candidates running for election to the position of San Mateo County District 1 supervisor are expected to be on hand...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2082 Views

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Guest opinion: Amazon is trying to thwart new tax policy

There has been increasing media coverage of the sales tax equity fight in California in recent weeks. A few days ago, Board...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2258 Views

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Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Respondent to John Murphy, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

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Art exhibit: 'Metaphor in Movement'

"Hiding Within the Crowd" is one of 30 prints and paintings by Colleen Sullivan of Menlo Park on display at the Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jake Quinn. , on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 2008 Views

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Obama to fundraise here, visit Facebook

President Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this month to hold a virtual town hall at Facebook and kick off his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 2082 Views

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Residents fight to save old oak tree

Residents of North Fair Oaks will be out in force Monday morning (May 16) to prevent the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2380 Views

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Suspect arrested in infant's death

East Palo Alto police have arrested a suspect in the Sunday morning shooting and killing of a 3-month-old baby on Wisteria...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1894 Views

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Guest opinion: 'Granny' oak worthy of saving

At 300 years of age, they call her "Granny." In truth, she is a healthy, robust middle-ager with others like her having been...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

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President of Canada College to retire

Thomas Mohr, the president of Canada Community College in Woodside, said he will retire at the end of June after six years...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1903 Views

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Sunday: Simitian holds sidewalk office hours

Meet and greet state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 12. No appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by John Woodell, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 2062 Views

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The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 2376 Views
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