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Students remember classmate who took her life

Grief-stricken friends, relatives and teachers mourned and lamented the death of 16-year-old Ophylia Mona Lisa Afuhaamango...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2008
Last comment by <3, on Nov 12, 2008 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 2163 Views

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Guest opinion: High-speed rail takes dollars from real transit

The Almanac carried an editorial about the high-speed train last week. It points out the challenges facing Menlo Park if...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by G, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

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Scott Alonso adds to political career.

Scott Alonso, a 2004 graduate of Menlo-Atherton, recently completed a stint with the California Democratic Party in San Francisco....

Original post made by Tony Miller on Dec. 6, 2008
Last comment by Julia, on Dec 7, 2008 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2303 Views

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Water pipeline upgrade meeting Wednesday

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will hold a community meeting in North Fair Oaks at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2008
Last comment by Richard Daybell, on Dec 9, 2008 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2204 Views

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Snowpack 76 percent of normal, officials say

The first snow survey of the 2008-09 winter season indicates that California's snow-water content, or the volume of water...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Chuck Bernstein, on Jan 5, 2009 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1997 Views

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Woodside's Kathleen Scutchfield gives conservation easement to POST

The Toto Ranch, 952 acres along Highway 1 south of Half Moon Bay, won't be developed into luxury homes thanks to the generosity...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by Roger, on Jan 12, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 2698 Views

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Bail remains for doctor in death of MP student

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Wednesday morning declined to eliminate bail for a Colorado doctor accused of illegally...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by clotho, on Jan 14, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 2038 Views

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Letter: City should not be in the housing business

It's bad enough that the city is losing money in the child care business, but now former Mayor Andy Cohen and the Almanac...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 467 Views

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Epidemiology study by Maya Mathur of Woodside nets $35,000 scholarship

Young women are not as knowledgeable as they should be about the human papilloma virus even though they are often involved...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tira, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

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Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views

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Guest opinion: A Palo Alto take on high speed rail

Last November voters passed Proposition 1A and swept in a new transportation vision for California &#8212; one that will...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 10, 2009 at 2:58 pm | 1 comment | 1971 Views

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'We averted a major disaster'

A facility in Redwood City that treats wastewater for Menlo Park, Atherton and other local towns narrowly escaped this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by E. Johnson, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment | 2091 Views

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Mountain lion reported at Canada College

A mountain lion sighting was reported Wednesday evening at Canada College in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by LionLover, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

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New 'greenprint' could map way for next boom

A new leadership group is poised to steer Silicon Valley into a "green-tech revolution" that could keep the valley from being...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 2157 Views

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Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop to begin

The trial of the man accused of killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard May in 2006 is scheduled to begin Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick May, on Feb 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 1971 Views

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Water level of snowpack 80% of normal

The state Department of Water Resources announced Monday its reading of the snow water content is 80 percent normal for...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ansel Adams, on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

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Referee collapses; Menlo-SHP hoops cancelled

The battle for first place in the West Bay Athletic League between the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo boys' basketball teams...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 10, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

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Food: Lulu's holds grand opening Monday in Palo Alto

Lulu's taqueria at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto will have its grand opening on Monday, March 9. Its sister taqueria,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Not impressed, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2020 Views

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Original musical debuts this week

"Puah's Midwife Crisis," written and directed by Cheryl Goodman-Morris of Portola Valley, opens Friday, March 20, for two...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carla Hartley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 2070 Views

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City in search of 'next wave'

Menlo Park's downtown area may be the first place that comes to mind when residents think of the city's businesses. But increasingly,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Mar 21, 2009 at 3:14 am | 1 comment | 2146 Views
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