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Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

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U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 2000 Views

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Local woman named among top 100 financial advisers

Barron's magazine named financial adviser Hilary Giles of Portola Valley to the 2009 list of the top 100 financial advisers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by William Hogarth, on Jul 9, 2009 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 2135 Views

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25-year transportation 'vision' now online

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission's newly released Transportation 2035 Plan for the Bay Area is now available...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1874 Views

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Today: Lyme disease program in Woodside

Lyme disease, the bacterial infection spread through the bites of ticks, can be a big problem for residents and visitors...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2190 Views

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Rally for single-payer health care system

About 25 people stood along El Camino Real in front of Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park on Thursday, rallying for a single-payer...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1985 Views

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Editorial: Wrong way on bus routes

Just when the environment needs good public transit the most, the wheels are beginning to fall off the SamTrans bus system...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Aug 12, 2009 at 8:08 am | 1 comment | 2081 Views

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Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Judith Howell, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 1844 Views

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'Running with the Tiger' follows a life through World War II China

The cupcakes were delicious. But it was hard to make the jump of imagination from the scrumptious goodies shrouded in grated...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Alan Donald, on Aug 20, 2009 at 1:04 am | 1 comment | 2094 Views

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Katie's Corner: Friendships forged by Harry Potter magic

The Harry Potter book and movie series is the classic story of good and evil, growing up, and the real meaning of friendships...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marty Higgins, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

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JFK-friend Paul 'Red' Fay dies in Woodside; they met in PT boat training during World War II

Paul Burgess "Red" Fay of Woodside was known for his close friendship with President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, whom he met...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Seth Hoffman, on Sep 26, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 5188 Views

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Monday: Eshoo town hall on health care reform

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, is holding a town hall meeting on health care reform on Monday, Oct. 19, in Redwood City....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by WildCatAlum, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

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Internet birthday a local affair

An SRI computer was at one end and a UCLA computer at the other in the first attempt, forty years ago today, to log in to...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Oct 29, 2009 at 2:05 pm | 1 comment | 1782 Views

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Friday: Event to focus on high-speed-rail outreach

Peninsula residents concerned about California's proposed high-speed-rail system will have an opportunity Friday (Nov. 6)...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

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Apology due from Almanac Editorial Staff

My Grandson Ryan Ferrari,21, was killed in an auto accident on Saturday 28th Nov 09, on a road in Woodside Hills. His funeral...

Original post made by Ray McIntyre on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 1635 Views

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High-speed rail: Is this what you voted for?

There has been no shortage of newspaper headlines in the week since the release of a report on the California high-speed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 23, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

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Water may be cloudy, says water agency

Peninsula residents may notice cloudiness in their drinking water as early as this week (beginning Dec. 28), but water quality...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marina, on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

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Human remains found near open-space area

Human bones were found in a rugged and remote area of unincorporated San Mateo County on Sunday, a sheriff's lieutenant said...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by night hiker, on Dec 30, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

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Boys and Girls Clubs leader moving on

After serving for six years as director of development for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, Chris Canter has accepted...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Jan 5, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

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Two men hit in drive-by shooting

Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by More to Follow, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1494 Views
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