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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2046 Views

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Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Nov 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knitting workshop at Atherton Library

Saturday, August 15 2-4 PM. Knitters of all levels are welcome to knit their very own scarf. Supplies will be provided to...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 13, 2009
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ATHERTON

Labor council steps into Atherton staff layoff fray; council meets today

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council sent a sharply worded message to Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie last week, urging the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 2045 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District continues to collect property tax

___In the 1996 Measure "H" election http://www.xshcd.com/SeqElec1996.pdf in which the Sequoia Hospital District obtained...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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Caltrain to add bicycle capacity

Caltrain has made a concession to commuters who have long complained about the lack of space for bicycles on trains, pledging...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Josh Moore, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2044 Views

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Sunday: Scouts bring back soap box derby

Spectators are invited to cheer on members of Menlo Park Boy Scout Troop 222 taking part in a soap box derby at 1 p.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by TOM H, on Feb 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2044 Views

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Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The alert means that air quality is expected to be poor and residents are advised to reduce driving and avoid outdoor activities...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 2044 Views

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Motorcyclist injured in crash near La Honda

A motorcyclist appears to have suffered minor injuries in a four-vehicle crash near La Honda late this morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Rob Worthington, on Feb 26, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2044 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barn OK, but no vineyard for meadow preserve

==B Portola Valley:== This is an expanded version of a previously posted story. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10497...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2044 Views

MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 2043 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2043 Views

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High-speed rail price tag drops by $30 billion in new plan

The cost of California's proposed high-speed rail system would drop by $30 billion from earlier estimates under a revised...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Cass Apple, on Apr 3, 2012 at 8:54 pm | 5 comments | 2043 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2042 Views

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Panel urges 'thorough reassessment' of rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 8, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 2042 Views

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Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2042 Views

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Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2042 Views

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IBM withdraws $7 billion offer for Sun Micro

After weeks of negotiations, IBM withdrew its $7 billion bid for Sun Microsystems on Sunday, one day after Sun's board balked...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2042 Views

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'Shop Local' aims to boost business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers from Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 2042 Views

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Woodside theater stages 'South Pacific'

If "South Pacific" can enjoy a successful revival on Broadway, then why not try in Woodside, too? Woodside Community Theatre...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Nov 1, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 2042 Views
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