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Excelling in math, reading, and barbering

Erik Burmeister asked for it, and he got it. Hillview School eighth-grader Andrew gives his principal's head a close shave...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:56 pm | 4 comments | 1930 Views

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Atherton: $92,000 in purses missing from home

Atherton police called it grand theft in the April 5 log entry -- and it is definitely grand -- but they say they're investigating...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 14, 2013 at 7:55 am | 16 comments | 15969 Views

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Feature story: Shaping the West

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 3025 Views

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Runner says she was hit by car in Menlo Park

A 61-year-old woman jogging along Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park was left bruised and shaken after a hit-and-run encounter...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mark, on Apr 23, 2013 at 9:25 pm | 11 comments | 3655 Views

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Uncounted ballots found from November election

San Mateo County election officials said Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November's election were...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by provo man, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 2132 Views

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Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Armstrong Watkins, on Apr 21, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 3 comments | 2441 Views

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Plastic bag ban at checkout starts

Earth Day (April 22) this year heralds the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park and 24 other...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 25 comments | 4056 Views

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Man, 19, injured in Menlo Park drive-by shooting

A 19-year-old man was injured in a drive-by shooting Saturday afternoon in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13484...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 21, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 3133 Views

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Today: Menlowe Ballet's 'Reverie'

The Menlowe Ballet company presents the program "Reverie," featuring the world premiere of "Sweet Sadness" by choreographer...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by Frances, on Apr 21, 2013 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2670 Views

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My cousin, my hero!

Avid baseball player, 10-year-old Matt Lev, from Portola Valley, was the first in line to get an autograph on his hat and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2810 Views

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Menlo Park: Condoleezza Rice says immigration reform essential to strong economy

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice led a bipartisan gathering of elite politicians in Menlo Park on Tuesday to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 24, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 2724 Views

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Deputies pursue 'reckless' driver over mountainous Woodside roads

A mid-morning car chase involving deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office spilled out on to Interstate 280 north...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by duh, on Apr 26, 2013 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 9061 Views

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Back in bloom

Once again 500 daffodils put on a springtime show at the corner of Woodside Road and Northgate Drive in Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
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Almanac wins five statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 1, 2013 at 11:19 am | 3 comments | 2396 Views

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Butterflies and Edgewood Park

Bill Korbholz is an Edgewood Park volunteer who leads tours and works to advance the survival prospects of the endangered...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:57 am | 54 comments | 5559 Views

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Menlo council study session tonight: Should homeowners pay for new sidewalks?

To pave or not to pave? Many residents of the Allied Arts neighborhood answer "not," but during tonight's Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2013
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Apr 30, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 2351 Views

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Keystone XL pipeline protest at Facebook

Holding pipes, protesters march toward Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park on May 1 to speak up against CEO Mark Zuckerberg's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by petition, on May 3, 2013 at 10:20 am | 6 comments | 2850 Views

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Son testifies in Woodside murder trial

The son of a Woodside man who is charged with killing his wife in April 2010 testified Tuesday that his mother had been depressed...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 10274 Views

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Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 2808 Views

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Those were the days ... in Portola Valley

In the early 1900s, growing strawberries for the San Francisco market was a big business in Portola Valley. In this undated...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Lynn, on May 6, 2013 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 2415 Views
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