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Four-alarm fire at Shoreway Environmental Center

A four-alarm fire Wednesday night at the Shoreway Environmental Center, the recycling and refuse transfer station in San...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Sep 8, 2016 at 5:50 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

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Feature: Woodside's Rebekah Witter trains miniature horses as 'therapy' animals

They whinny, they eat hay, they each have four legs and a mane and a long face every day. Lovey and Shiloh are horses, of...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by Calypso41, on Sep 14, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 2 comments | 1980 Views

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Menlo Park: Driver killed by debris on U.S. 101

An elderly man was struck in the neck and killed by an unidentified object while driving northbound on U.S. 101 in Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Sad, on Sep 16, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 2947 Views

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Trump violates more laws - does business with Iranian bank

"Donald Trump’s ... rented New York office space from 1998 to 2003 to an Iranian bank that U.S. authorities have linked...

Original post made by section 516 scandal on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by TS Elliott , on Oct 8, 2016 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 256 Views

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Trump violates more laws - does business with Cuba during embargo

"A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in communist Cuba...

Original post made by section 516 scandal on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Victoria - no secret, on Oct 7, 2016 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 346 Views

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Private defender program will retain most of its independence

Just how San Mateo County provides the attorneys poor defendants have a right to has been under scrutiny for more than a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1099 Views

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Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dem, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 1840 Views

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Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electrification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 2781 Views

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Holiday Fund: Raising expectations through education

<I>Story by Elizabeth Weal, founder and executive director, Sequoia Adult School Scholars. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/16/holiday-fund-r...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Ruth Sherer, on Dec 1, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 491 Views

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Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Arabian Elbow, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1987 Views

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Electric cars pose new challenges to firefighters

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles are increasingly commonplace in Santa Clara County, with a Tesla car, a Nissan Leaf or a...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Nicholas, on Jan 30, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2751 Views

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Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 311 Views

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Guided tours: Eco-friendly driveway and parking lot

Want to make your driveway or parking areas more eco-friendly? Join the San Francisquito Watershed Council for a free guided...

Original post made by Katie Pilat on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 5638 Views

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Is fire district carrying fight too far?

<I>The following letter by Brian Schar was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> First,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by RoverII, on Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 4043 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers 05/27/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Requiem for an Assassin, Barry Eisler, Penguin, 9780399154263 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled...

Original post made by Susan Lider on May. 28, 2007
Last comment by Luna Clay, on Jun 1, 2007 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 3486 Views

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Soul Line Dancing by Juanita Croft

I was intriqued by the article about the soul line dancing in today's (5/29) paper and want to know where and when Juanita...

Original post made by virginia kenyon on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Norma, on Jun 21, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 4585 Views

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Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 4986 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4341...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 4923 Views

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After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 4115 Views

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Jim Rapley, last of the Skyline cowboys, dies at 105

Jim Rapley, who died peacefully on Aug. 31 at 105, was a legend in his time. A third-generation rancher on Skyline, he ran...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tim Rapley, Sr., on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 4423 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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