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Morgan Stanley settles claim over Facebook IPO

One of the lead underwriters of Facebook's initial public offering (IPO) will pay $5 million in fines to settle the first...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by slap on the wrist, on Dec 27, 2012 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 3061 Views

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World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2604 Views

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$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 2050 Views

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Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 3031 Views

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Judge inclined to let defamation lawsuit proceed

"If the tentative ruling stands, the San Mateo court would essentially be making new law," said Harmeet Dhillon, who is representing...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 29, 2013 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

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Police calls: Wielding pepper spray in Portola Valley

Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by fap, on Feb 5, 2013 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2940 Views

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Editorial: Holiday Fund shines for 20th year

As they have for the last 20 years, residents of the Almanac's circulation area opened their hearts and their bank accounts...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Betty, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 3879 Views

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Tonight: Menlo Park talk on 'Arab Spring'

"The Arab Spring and Its Aftermath" is the subject of a lecture by Ishmail Agayev at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Little House...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Very timely, on Feb 19, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2073 Views

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Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 2801 Views

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It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2637 Views

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Tuesday: Menlo Park council meets on tech upgrades, duplex appeal

On Tuesday, March 5, the Menlo Park City Council will gather to discuss matters including approving contracts to upgrade...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 2155 Views

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Young author talks about her new book at Kepler's

Katie Mishra of Menlo Park has always enjoyed reading and writing stories. Now 12, and a seventh-grader at Castilleja in...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2523 Views

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Menlo Park police arrest three for burglary

Menlo Park Police arrested two men and a youth after discovering stolen items during a traffic stop at 10:52 p.m. on March...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
Last comment by MPrez, on Mar 7, 2013 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 2076 Views

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Today: Dinner honors JobTrain's Sharon Williams

Sharon Williams, who for more than 30 years has served as executive director of JobTrain, the Menlo Park-based job training...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Mar 8, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

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Menlo Park: City to pay $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Deadbeats Taking Advantage of the System, on Mar 12, 2013 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

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Tonight: 'Picturing the Cosmos' at Kepler's

Art history and the history of science meet in Elizabeth Kessler's new book, "Picturing the Cosmos: Hubble Space Telescope...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 13, 2013 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 3192 Views

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William Mauel, banker, fundraiser for Rotary club foundation, dies at 99

William H. Mauel, the former vice president and manager of the Wells Fargo Bank office in Menlo Park and a founder of the...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 2225 Views

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Menlo Park council supports five housing sites

Menlo Park's race to identify potential sites for new housing moved forward on Tuesday night as all five council members...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2448 Views

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Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2846 Views

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American made

There was a time when growing crops commercially in the United States meant entering the domain of draft horses and the iron,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Donally, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 2949 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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