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Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 3477 Views

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"Working class millionaires" -- boo hoo

From the New York Times, an article worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/05/technology/05rich.html It's a...

Original post made by Cryin\'Crocodile on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Networth in the triple digits, on Aug 10, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 3331 Views

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Law Library program on estate planning for pets

For pet owners concerned about who will care for their beloved animal companion if there is a death in the family, the San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Cat's meow, on Aug 13, 2007 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 3299 Views

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Roz Savage's solo row across Pacific ends with rescue

Roz Savage, the British woman attempting to row across the Pacific Ocean by herself, had to abandon her voyage less than...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 24, 2007 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 3195 Views

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Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 3535 Views

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November election: Ballot information is in the mail

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets are being mailed to registered voters who live where Nov. 6 elections are...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 3008 Views

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Swing time at Holbrook-Palmer Park

It's going to be a swinging party at the Sunday, Sept. 9, "Swing in the Park" fundraiser for Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Oct 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 3195 Views

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Twice yearly Woodside rummage sale involves the whole town

On May 10 and 11, a twice-yearly Woodside institution will once again take place — the rummage sale at the Woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by dolores degnan, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 3183 Views

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Menlo College professor killed in car accident

Laura Marschall, 44, associate professor of biological sciences at Menlo College in Atherton, was killed Saturday in a head-on...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 3085 Views

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Building hope

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Service League, which provides services to jail inmates and their families....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Bill W., on Dec 7, 2007 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 3405 Views

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County agencies prepare for winter storms

San Mateo County officials are preparing for imminent winter storms by giving away sandbags and asking residents to remove...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 3000 Views

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Congresswoman Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by question, on Jan 30, 2008 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 2878 Views

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Voters invited to avoid election day tsunami

Local voters have the opportunity to vote early and avoid the Election Day rush Tuesday. On Saturday, Feb. 2, and Monday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Feb 4, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 2923 Views

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Supes place parks tax on June ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place a one-eighth cent sales tax measure on the June...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 14, 2008 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2990 Views

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Obituary: Patricia Brown helped shape Portola Valley

Patricia "Pat" Brown, who with her husband, the late Robert V. "Bob" Brown, helped shape the community of Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Collette Hegg Wilson, on Feb 23, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 3202 Views

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Obituaries

These obituaries are based on information provided by families and funeral homes. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5765...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Beth Blote, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2983 Views

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Daffodils by the thousands

About 14,000 daffodils live on Village Hill in Woodside, having been planted there by the Woodside Landscape Committee, and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by wild flower, on Mar 18, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2752 Views

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Guest Opinion: Stray cat the best deal in town

By John Schulte Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5914 posted Wednesday, March 26,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by Don, on Mar 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2657 Views

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Getting there is half the fun; coming back is the other half

http://metroriderla.com/2008/04/15/private-funding-how-about-the-ikea-train/ Heads up, Caltrain. Check out these photos....

Original post made by Martin Engel on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Bleeding eyes, on Apr 16, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views

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Consider online strorage for data backup

Backup your data. Backup your files. Backup your pictures. Backup your 'system state'. Backup, backup, backup! Backup...

Original post made by techpaul on Apr. 27, 2008
Last comment by Jenny, on Apr 27, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2829 Views
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