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Woodside councilman Tom Shanahan ready to ask 'Why?'

The Woodside Town Council is a skeptical crew, but with the election in November of investment banker and former private-sector...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 4250 Views

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Facebook reviews real estate elsewhere as contingency plan

Dust has yet to settle on renovations at Facebook's new Menlo Park headquarters, and while the company doesn't seem to want...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1903 Views

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Today: SusieCakes opens with Sock Hop

SusieCakes, an "all-American home-style bakery," will hold a grand opening Sock Hop event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 3 comments | 2558 Views

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Electric vehicles can recharge at Town Center

Two digital displays now glow blue in the night in parking lots at the Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola Road. ==B...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

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Plan to modernize Caltrain sails through regional commission

Caltrain's stalled effort to electrify its tracks flickered to life Wednesday morning when the Metropolitan Transportation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dr. A. Cannara, on Mar 29, 2012 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 19539 Views

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Four arrested in San Carlos home burglary

Three East Palo Alto men and a 15-year-old boy were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of burglarizing a home in San Carlos....

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2529 Views

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Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

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Update: High-speed rail price tag drops by $30B in new plan

California's proposed high-speed rail system would extend from the Central Valley to the Los Angeles Basin within the next...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 3844 Views

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Can tech close the gap?

Digital technology is a disruptive force that is and has been upending many established institutions, including publishing,...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

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Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2840 Views

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Atherton burglar absconds with $45,800 in jewelry

Atherton police are investigating two home burglaries, including one that involves the reported loss of $45,800 in jewelry....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2537 Views

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Kitty Morgan named Sunset editor

Kitty Morgan is the new editor-in-chief of Sunset magazine, according to Sid Evans, group editor of Time Inc.'s Lifestyle...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2012
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Tonight: County workshop on climate change

A workshop to discuss how San Mateo County can address climate change and be more energy efficient will be held at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doyle, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2613 Views

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Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail compact

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a proposal between the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1997 Views

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Atherton: Burglar absconds with $45,800 in jewelry

Police are investigating a home burglary in Atherton with a reported loss of $45,000 in jewelry, including gold chains, a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 1837 Views

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Train hits vehicle in Menlo Park; woman injured

Train tracks reopened through the Menlo Park area less than an hour and a half after a train struck a vehicle, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Apr 17, 2012 at 4:12 pm | 5 comments | 3721 Views

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Supervisor candidates raise $80,000

Over the first two and a half months of 2012, donors gave a total of $79,896 to the eight candidates running for the District...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 7 comments | 2997 Views

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County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban

With the support of most city and town governments in San Mateo County, the Department of Environmental Health Services is...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 19 comments | 3597 Views

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Local donors give $803,000 to Obama

Individuals listing ZIP codes in the Almanac's area -- Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside -- have given approximately...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2615 Views

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Portola Valley's new venue for 'street food'

The evening of March 22 in Portola Valley saw an upward bump in the number of popular places to eat, and the town may never...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 24, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 3 comments | 3290 Views
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