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Electric cars pose new challenges to firefighters

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles are increasingly commonplace in Santa Clara County, with a Tesla car, a Nissan Leaf or a...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Nicholas, on Jan 30, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2735 Views

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Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 306 Views

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Guided tours: Eco-friendly driveway and parking lot

Want to make your driveway or parking areas more eco-friendly? Join the San Francisquito Watershed Council for a free guided...

Original post made by Katie Pilat on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 5627 Views

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Is fire district carrying fight too far?

<I>The following letter by Brian Schar was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> First,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by RoverII, on Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 4040 Views

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Kepler's Best Sellers 05/27/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Requiem for an Assassin, Barry Eisler, Penguin, 9780399154263 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled...

Original post made by Susan Lider on May. 28, 2007
Last comment by Luna Clay, on Jun 1, 2007 at 10:59 am | 2 comments | 3475 Views

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Soul Line Dancing by Juanita Croft

I was intriqued by the article about the soul line dancing in today's (5/29) paper and want to know where and when Juanita...

Original post made by virginia kenyon on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Norma, on Jun 21, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 4579 Views

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Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 4971 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4341...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 4919 Views

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After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 4100 Views

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Jim Rapley, last of the Skyline cowboys, dies at 105

Jim Rapley, who died peacefully on Aug. 31 at 105, was a legend in his time. A third-generation rancher on Skyline, he ran...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tim Rapley, Sr., on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 4409 Views

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Two-alarm fire destroys home in Atherton

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm blaze at a ranch-style home in Atherton Sept. 25, but not before flames destroyed it. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief, on Oct 3, 2007 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 3681 Views

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Caltrain parked 5:15pm

Anyone know why both NB and SB trains were stopped and parked behind Felton Gables yesterday (Wednesday) evening from approximately...

Original post made by Bob Heinen on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 25, 2007 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3722 Views

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Holiday events: Caroling, holiday train

Downtown caroling. A holiday train. Toys for Tots. No enforcement of downtown parking limtis. These are among many holiday...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 9, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 3862 Views

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Old World style: Local jeweler practices ancient, time-demanding metalworking techniques taught by a master

Davide Bigazzi sits at a workbench in his small, warmly lit studio, the master of his space. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 5, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 4103 Views

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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 | 4502 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 | 3495 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 | 3676 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 | 4014 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 | 3406 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 | 3798 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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