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Portola Valley's Bob and Myrtle Carey celebrate 60 years

Bob and Myrtle Carey of Portola Valley celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 21 at the University Club of Palo Alto....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2008
Last comment by Dawn Carey Schaniel, on Jan 9, 2008 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 3960 Views

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Montreal’s Mimi Blais Performs Valentine’s Evening in Menlo Park

Famed concert pianist Mimi Blais from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, performs romantic ragtime, waltzes, and other delights for...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 24, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 3076 Views

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Guest opinion: Free speech protected in council chambers

The city of Menlo Park made the right decision by allowing the Christian Science Church to hold a lecture in its council...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by InDefenceOfCivilRights, on Feb 1, 2008 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 3241 Views

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Judge sentences driver in Halberstam fatality

A University of California-Berkeley journalism student who was driving during a 2007 Menlo Park crash that claimed the life...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Feb 15, 2008 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 3408 Views

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The Almanac launches online real estate site

A comprehensive online guide to local real estate was launched this week by TheAlmanacOnline.com. Homes for sale, open homes,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by susan, on Apr 25, 2008 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 2844 Views

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Guest Opinions: Two views of direction for Menlo's downtown

<B>Green ribbon panel wants walkable, bikeable theme to cut emissions</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6377...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by ever hopeful, on Jun 11, 2008 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 3361 Views

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Hands-free cell phone law takes effect July 1

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, and the California Highway Patrol are reminding drivers that they have to switch from...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Jun 20, 2008 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 2780 Views

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Ron Newdoll's enterprises go solar

For Ron Newdoll of Woodside, going solar is a no-brainer. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6391...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bill Golden, on Feb 17, 2009 at 1:39 am | 2 comments | 3481 Views

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Theatre in the Woods stages 'Freedomland'

"Freedomland" by Amy Freed will preview on July 26 and Aug. 2. It opens on Aug. 3, and runs Saturdays and Sundays through...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Jul 23, 2008 at 8:39 pm | 2 comments | 2731 Views

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Get Ready For Their High-Speed Infomercial Sales Pitch

Important Notice: HIGH-SPEED RAIL STUDY SESSION There will be a High-Speed Train Joint Study Session in city council...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 2409 Views

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Readers choose their favorite shops, services

Readers tell us where they go to eat, shop, be pampered, and get into shape. <b>Photo:</b> Will Marts, left, and Manuel Orta,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by skeptic, on Aug 28, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 4035 Views

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Amici's to move to Menlo Park

Menlo Park is getting a new pizzeria. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6745 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Billy Joe Bob, on Apr 21, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

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Law requires nutrition info at restaurant chains

An estimated 17,000 chain restaurants in California will soon be required to label their menus with nutritional information,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Tundar, on Nov 6, 2008 at 6:32 am | 2 comments | 2549 Views

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Letter: Equality is key issue in Proposition 8 vote

No one in America should be a second class citizen. Denying gay and lesbian couples the same right to marry as heterosexual...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by What a Dunce, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 2214 Views

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Many locals excited about historic presidential election

The words "President-elect Barack Obama" must be sounding pretty good to a majority of local voters. The Midpeninsula, like...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Not Excited Either, on Nov 14, 2008 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 2214 Views

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Council adopts less detailed meeting minutes

Residents looking for written reports of what went on at Menlo Park City Council meetings will get summaries that are briefer...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Transparency, on Dec 20, 2008 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 2480 Views

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Military tank collector dies at 59

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Liz Ditz, on Jan 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 6944 Views

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Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution....

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Move the Hoover, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 2051 Views

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Protestors march against high-speed rail

Comparing high-speed rail along Palo Alto's transit corridor to the Berlin Wall, more than 50 protestors marched from Lytton...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Mar 3, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2127 Views

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Rail officials ask critics to hold on

In several meetings held with Peninsula residents over the past two months, high-speed rail officials have found themselves...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 1982 Views
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