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Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2166 Views

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Sinfully good angel food cakes

<B>Angel Heart Cakes bring new flavors to an old-fashioned favorite Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10205...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joan Solari, on Oct 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

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Behavior Leads to Tragedy

http://bit.ly/afi289 I want to ask if the counselors or chaperones also on the trip had any chance to get this boy some...

Original post made by Post Incident 411 on Oct. 23, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 23, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

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Sequoia HCD monitors Town Square Forum

Posts on other topics in this forum have triggered in my mind an obvious instance of misappropriation of public funds. Don...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1790 Views

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Editorial: Good, bad in state propositions

The Almanac analyzed selected state propositions that will be on the Nov. 2 ballot and has taken these positions. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sounds logical, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

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MORE ELECTION RESULTS

==I Click on links below to see latest results.== SAN MATEO COUNTY [http://www.shapethefuture.org/elections/results/nov2010/results.asp#c-798...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views

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Hickey Initiative re: Sequoia Healthcare District

Since the TEAM of Hickey, Graham and Stogner did not materialize, but I was re-elected by a substantial margin, I am initiating...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

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Creek project trickles ahead despite spiking costs

An ambitious proposal to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek might have to be split into phases after a new analysis...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on Nov 17, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

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Too many regulations for profiability

We all know that, correct? It's a BRUTAL anti-business atmosphere. Conventional wisdom all says it, like President Obama...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1935 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District "morphing" update

As a result of my postings on Town Square, counsel for the District has issued a Memorandum stating his "...opinion...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 2013 Views

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Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1967 Views

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19-year-old man dies on Caltrain tracks today

A 19-year-old Palo Alto man was struck and killed at 1:20 a.m. by a southbound Caltrain in Palo Alto, about four-tenths of...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Jan 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

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Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

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Gov. Brown proposes slashing spending, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1845 Views

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Editorial: The garbage man taketh away

Suddenly, Menlo Park and Atherton residents are waking up to the fact that the waste collector is now taking away their garbage,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lucky, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1604 Views

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Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

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Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

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Gladys Martines named 'Horseperson of the Year'

The term "odyssey" is customarily reserved for an extraordinary journey, and it seems appropriate in describing the life...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Margie Lewis, on Jan 25, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

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Menlo School: Water polo seniors secure college choices

It was quite a 2010 season for the seniors on the Menlo School boys' water polo team. Not only did the Knights defend their...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 1954 Views

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Woodside: Deputies assist lost hikers

Deputies escorted five hikers back to a Woodside retreat center after they ventured off of a marked trail Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1754 Views
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