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Police nab suspects in midday gas station robbery

Menlo Park police recovered cash and cigarettes, and made two arrests on Jan. 1 in connection with a midday armed robbery...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

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Green business offers 'plug and play' solar panels

ReadySolar, a green business with Portola Valley roots, has been selling its boxed, pre-assembled solar panels in cities,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by FireET, on Jan 11, 2011 at 3:12 am | 2 comments | 2221 Views

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Thursday: Judy Squier tells of her extraordinary life

Judy Squier, a longtime Portola Valley resident, returns to sign copies of her book, "His Majesty in Brokeness," on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 27, 2011 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2707 Views

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Mountain lion spotted in Woodside.

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1926 Views

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Clocks jump ahead Sunday

Daylight Savings Time starts Sunday. Stanford sleep experts offer tips for springing ahead. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8487...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by thanks!, on Mar 14, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 1967 Views

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Saturday: Meet candidates in District 1 county supervisor election

Five candidates running for election to the position of San Mateo County District 1 supervisor are expected to be on hand...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2065 Views

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Guest opinion: Amazon is trying to thwart new tax policy

There has been increasing media coverage of the sales tax equity fight in California in recent weeks. A few days ago, Board...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2250 Views

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Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Respondent to John Murphy, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views

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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 | 2004 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 | 2067 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 | 2358 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 | 1872 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 | 2206 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 | 1894 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 | 2036 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 | 2365 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 | 2334 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 | 2207 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 | 2475 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 | 2452 Views
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