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Art exhibit: 'Metaphor in Movement'

"Hiding Within the Crowd" is one of 30 prints and paintings by Colleen Sullivan of Menlo Park on display at the Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jake Quinn. , on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1910 Views

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Obama to fundraise here, visit Facebook

President Obama will be returning to the Bay Area this month to hold a virtual town hall at Facebook and kick off his...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 8, 2011 at 10:24 am | 2 comments | 1964 Views

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Residents fight to save old oak tree

Residents of North Fair Oaks will be out in force Monday morning (May 16) to prevent the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2257 Views

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Suspect arrested in infant's death

East Palo Alto police have arrested a suspect in the Sunday morning shooting and killing of a 3-month-old baby on Wisteria...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views

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Guest opinion: 'Granny' oak worthy of saving

At 300 years of age, they call her "Granny." In truth, she is a healthy, robust middle-ager with others like her having been...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2126 Views

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President of Canada College to retire

Thomas Mohr, the president of Canada Community College in Woodside, said he will retire at the end of June after six years...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1762 Views

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Sunday: Simitian holds sidewalk office hours

Meet and greet state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 12. No appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by John Woodell, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views

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The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 2157 Views

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Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views

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Copper wire thieves hit Facebook offices

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shawn, on Jun 30, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views

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'Granny' may live if neighbors assume responsibility

Granny, the centuries-old heritage tree in North Fair Oaks, may continue to live long and prosper despite sitting in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2306 Views

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Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 2225 Views

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Former Woodside woman embezzled millions

Ann Ray, a bookkeeper and former resident of Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court July 19 to six felony counts of income...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 2904 Views

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Contested election likely in high school district

With more than two weeks left to register as a candidate for public office in the November election, a contested election...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by larry, on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2327 Views

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Mountain lion seen walking the links

A mountain lion was seen walking the links on a golf course in unincorporated Burlingame on Sunday morning (July 31),...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny, on Aug 1, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1937 Views

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House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2095 Views

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M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views

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Letter: Disappointed in Stanford stance on trail

The following letter was written to Stanford President John Hennessy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11534...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Trail Fan, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1889 Views

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Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2099 Views

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Share your recollections of Sept. 11, 2001

If you wish to share your memories of Sept. 11, 2001, with Almanac readers online, please do so by commenting below. This...

Original post made by Editor on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1905 Views
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