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Let them eat bread

As is common among bread bakers, Portola Valley resident and part-time baker Phil Reilly starts his day early. Not 3 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2710 Views

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Sheriff's Office warns public of telephone scam

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning the public of scammers who ask for money due to a failed appearance for...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 31, 2014 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 2772 Views

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Appeals Court rejects Galligan's legal challenge in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sally Grimsley, on Apr 3, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 4581 Views

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Mt. Tam search ongoing for missing Menlo Park woman

A large-scale search launched Saturday (April 5) for a 33-year-old Menlo Park woman last seen on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by HikerWoman, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 3021 Views

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Police calls: $34,500 in losses in Woodside residential burglary

Crime reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/04/08/police-calls-34500-in-losses-in-woodside-residential...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2862 Views

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Menlo Park: Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 4032 Views

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Women's network helps low-income moms

The Women's Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA), which aims to increase the economic self-sufficiency of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on May 6, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2110 Views

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County Supervisor Horsley loves taxes!

Don Horsley has never seen a tax he didn't like. Today, it's the $300,000,000 MROSD Bond measure(AA). Don is a signatory...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Salary, on May 6, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1077 Views

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Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 3110 Views

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Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 3508 Views

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State assembly candidates to meet in forum

Three candidates for the 24th State Assembly will meet in a forum Thursday, May 8, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Palo Alto Council...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Greg Coladonato, on May 21, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 1018 Views

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Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 2099 Views

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Election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/06/03/election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views

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San Carlos may allow school on it's Crestview park property

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 9, 2014 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 826 Views

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Menlo Park: Fire temporarily shuts down SLAC linear accelerator

The linear accelerator at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park has been shut down after a June 25 fire that...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2014
Last comment by Erik, on Jun 28, 2014 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2845 Views

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July hikes, geocaching in open space preserves

For those seeking exercise in the great outdoors in July, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has lined up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District , on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

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Peninsula Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

There are 4 candidates for 3 seats on the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors in November 2014. Challenger...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 12262 Views

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Healthcare candidates join forces

Three candidates for the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors election on November 4, 2014, met at the Canyon Roastery...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 17, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1040 Views

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More than their 15 minutes

It's a small exhibition, only 10 works of art, but "Pop Art from the Anderson Collection," on display at the Cantor Arts...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 2581 Views

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Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 3444 Views
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