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Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 6019 Views

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Swing time at Holbrook-Palmer Park

It's going to be a swinging party at the Sunday, Sept. 9, "Swing in the Park" fundraiser for Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Oct 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 4724 Views

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November election: Ballot information is in the mail

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets are being mailed to registered voters who live where Nov. 6 elections are...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 4656 Views

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Menlo mayor may run for supervisor's seat

"Kelly Fergusson for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors." That could be a campaign slogan next spring, as Ms. Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 3, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 5709 Views

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How to make your TownSquare posts more readable and effective

Here are some tips for writing comments on TownSquare: -- Write your message in a word processing program, such as Microsoft...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 2, 2007 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 5201 Views

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Cyclist responds to Portola Valley resident's Dec 6 letter

As a Portola Valley resident (Cherokee Way) and avid cyclist, I’d like to respond to Nancy Baglietto’s letter in the...

Original post made by Lloyd Chambers on Dec. 6, 2006
Last comment by Rae Taylor, on Sep 29, 2007 at 6:09 am | 15 comments | 8576 Views

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Tyco Electronics in MP wins People Who Care award

Tyco Electronics in Menlo Park is one of the winners of the 2007 People Who Care Awards, recognizing people and organizations...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 20, 2007
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Are air fresheners dangerous?

I love it when my personal dislikes are validated by science. I hate stinky, chemical air "fresheners" so I was particularly...

Original post made by MPworkingMom on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Sep 20, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 5450 Views

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Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 6834 Views

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Do you have experiences with electric cars? Please share them here.

In the May 16 issue of the Almanac, which most homes will receive on Tuesday, May 15, is a story about Chris Paine, who grew...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by TEG, on Sep 16, 2007 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 4670 Views

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Letter: Riding facing traffic safer for cyclists?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4407...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by A Realist, on Sep 7, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 10 comments | 5533 Views

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Grants Give Local Seniors a Leg Up on Healthy Living with Tai Chi, Yoga Classes

Three recent grants are giving local older adults at Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Fair Oaks Intergenerational...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5035 Views

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Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 6127 Views

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Roz Savage's solo row across Pacific ends with rescue

Roz Savage, the British woman attempting to row across the Pacific Ocean by herself, had to abandon her voyage less than...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 24, 2007 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 5886 Views

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Licensing? Mandatory rear-view mirrors? Some bike safety ideas

Editor: I have asked various bike riders for their views on certain safety issues. Let me begin with the questions: Q....

Original post made by Bruce Campbell on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by RightFacts, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:49 pm | 5 comments | 5673 Views

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New thinking needed on community values and being a NIMBY

Editor: The recent "not in my backyard" discussion about whether taking a NIMBY position is a noble cause is a timely debate....

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Aug. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5150 Views

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correction to post

The letter I just posted about the Park Theater appeared describing me as a Downtown Menlo Park resident. This is incorrect;...

Original post made by Roslyn Raney on Aug. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4747 Views

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Park Theater building deserves respect

I support preserving the Park Theater and making a serious application to have it placed on the National Register of Historic...

Original post made by Roslyn Raney on Aug. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5111 Views

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Menlo Park's Sequoia Capital announces third fund for India

Sequoia Capital has announced it has raised approximately $300 million for its India III fund. Click on Web Link for more:...

Original post made by News Guy on Aug. 18, 2007
Last comment by , on Aug 18, 2007 at 10:56 am | 1 comment | 5574 Views

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The Wine Press: Will two glasses a day keep the doctor away?

Imagine an elixir that reduces the risk of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer and lymphoma....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2007
Last comment by Make Mine Red, on Aug 16, 2007 at 11:14 am | 5 comments | 6305 Views
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