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Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 4150 Views

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Obama Saves Detroit Not!

President Obama went on television and before a nationwide audience said: "We refused to let Detroit go Bankrupt. I bet...

Original post made by Nathan Detroit on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by saved gm, on Dec 7, 2013 at 8:16 am | 5 comments | 614 Views

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SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 3447 Views

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Kepler's reboot enters second year

Kepler's, the "Silicon Valley bookstore that keeps reinventing itself," appears to be enjoying a new lease on life after...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dizzy, on Jul 23, 2013 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 1037 Views

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Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 999 Views

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'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 898 Views

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The Dinner a novel by Herman Koch

This book has been described as "An internationally bestselling phenomenon: the darkly suspenseful, highly controversial...

Original post made by Bookworm on Jun. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 735 Views

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Robert Taylor honored for pioneering work on computers, Internet

Robert W. Taylor, a Woodside resident for 30 years and a visionary in the development of computer networks and modern personal...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 676 Views

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Woodside: Watches valued at $35,600 stolen

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Woodside, Menlo Park and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13040...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1005 Views

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Judge inclined to let Woodell's defamation lawsuit proceed

The defamation lawsuit against a Menlo Park fire board director will proceed if a San Mateo Superior Court judge stands by...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Sue, on Jan 30, 2013 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1413 Views

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New Hillview Middle School principal named

The principal of a San Jose middle school who was recently named California Middle Grades Principal of the Year 2012 will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jack, on Apr 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1681 Views

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The story of Oscar (who was not a grouch)

Oscar padded across the field, his feet leaving tracks in the patches of dust and short grass, his ears alert to the noises...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

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Today: Nuclear threat forum at SLAC

"Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Abolition" is the topic of a forum hosted by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, shame on me..., on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 1557 Views

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Guest opinion: No threat from food trucks

A letter last week echoed an email broadcast by Nancy Couperus and the Downtown Alliance saying that the "City Council is...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1618 Views

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Former Menlo School coach pleads not guilty

Michael Taylor, a former Menlo School assistant baseball coach, has pleaded not guilty to stealing computers from the Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Feb 5, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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Computer heist estimated at $31,000 at Hillview

Another school-based computer theft, this time 30 laptops valued at $31,000 at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, occurred...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hillview parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views

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Granny saved: SFPUC agrees to tunnel under tree

After months of concern over Granny's fate, the heritage oak tree will survive the construction of a new water pipeline. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 19, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 1988 Views

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More than 5,000 marijuana plants eradicated

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 2396 Views

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HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 2391 Views

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Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 2431 Views
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