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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 | 3015 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 | 3686 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 | 3118 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 | 2571 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 | 4356 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 | 2548 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 | 2782 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 | 2404 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 | 2393 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 | 2681 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 | 7905 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 | 2182 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 | 2268 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 | 2125 Views

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Trash fashion show on Saturday at Menlo School

A fashion show where everything is made of recycled or thrown away materials will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by PEPPI ELONA, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2084 Views

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Officials break ground on water pipeline today

Construction of a pipeline that could be critical in protecting the Bay Area's water supply after a major earthquake is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chaz, on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 2164 Views

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French wine and cheese tasting Friday

French wines and cheeses will be paired at a tasting event on Friday, May 8, at GC's Tasting Cafe & Specialty Market in downtown...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Christian, on May 8, 2009 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2173 Views

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Newspapers Commit Suicide

Friday morning the San Francisco Chronicle fired 30 people, without notice. Now the San Diego Union-Tribune is getting rid...

Original post made by Steve Frank on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by also jaded, on May 11, 2009 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 1916 Views

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At Kepler's

Stephanie Cota of Menlo Park and Andreas Ramos of Palo Alto will talk at Kepler's bookstore on Wednesday, May 14, on their...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob P, on May 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 2070 Views

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Meth sales alleged in Safeway parking lot arrest

The narcotics enforcement team of the Menlo Park Police Department concluded a six-week investigation with Monday's arrest...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by thevoice, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 2539 Views
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