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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 | 2217 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 | 2988 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 | 2222 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 | 606 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 | 2337 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 | 2132 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 — 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 | 2116 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 | 2252 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 | 2078 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 | 2360 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 | 2153 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 | 2138 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 | 2115 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 | 2237 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 | 2352 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 | 2455 Views

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USA's transition to socialism

What the world of the Obama socialists, European style, want is simple. A United States too weak to manufacture. Then if...

Original post made by Michael Stiviv on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by laughing and crying, on Apr 1, 2009 at 8:15 am | 1 comment | 1902 Views

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Rail agency, Caltrain eye 'four-track' train line

A proposed agreement between the [http://www.caltrain.com/info_board.html agency] overseeing Caltrain and the one responsible...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 1, 2009 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 2142 Views

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New Web site better match for 'green' town

In a game of word association, the response "dowdy" doesn't really fit with the words "Portola Valley." "Secluded" maybe,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 2018 Views

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Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student, and a resident of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2008 Views
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