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      Friendly persuasion

      Portola Valley schools foundation defrauded of $182K, deputies say
      Hanretty released from prison, appeals court order for $2.7M in restitution
      Woodside looks at ways to coax walking, cycling to school
      Pilots trying 'visual approach' to mitigate Midpeninsula noise
      Police Calls
      FBI seeks 'Sports Cap Bandit' bank robber
      Menlo briefs: Man files lawsuit against Menlo Park police officers
      Crash leaves driver critically injured
      Keith continues to lead council in expense reimbursement requests
      There and back again: Menlo Park's Peter Ohtaki visits Ireland
      Menlo Park selects new mayor, vice mayor
      15-year-old girl shot as spate of shootings continues
      Obituary: Milo Gates, president, Swinerton Builders
      Portola Valley briefs: Winter hours set for farmers' market
      Safe with $200,000 in valuables is missing

      Editorial: Pricey offsite meetings send wrong message
      Editorial: City can do better than deal struck with managers
      Guest opinion: State housing rules cripple local cities
      Letter: Airplane noise a fact of life here

      Students collect food for needy families
      Holiday Fund: Hard times despite improving economy
      Holiday Fund: How Ecumenical Hunger Program changed a life

Arts & Entertainment
      Around Town: Gingerbread House workshop