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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 | 1999 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 | 1839 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 | 3724 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 | 3000 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 | 3607 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 | 2617 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 | 3297 Views

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Menlo Park: Is this it?

The plan to re-imagine the downtown/El Camino Real areas of Menlo Park began five years ago, in 2007. "We need to do something,"...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by zoom zoom, on Apr 24, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 2636 Views

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County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban at checkout counters

With the support of Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and most other city and town governments in San Mateo County, the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by More Food For Thought, on Apr 25, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 2 comments | 2521 Views

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Supes race: Bounced checks disqualify candidate

Two bounced checks have done in the candidacy of David E. Woods, a city council member from East Palo Alto who was one of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 20 comments | 4031 Views

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Lane closures on U.S. 101 as bridge is replaced

As part of its Ringwood Avenue bike-pedestrian bridge replacement, Caltrans is continuing to close portions of U.S. 101 during...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Apr 27, 2012 at 4:54 pm | 4 comments | 2549 Views

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'Symphony in Flowers' fundraiser

The Mid-Peninsula League of the San Francisco Symphony celebrates the San Francisco Symphony's 100th birthday in grand style...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1839 Views

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Tonight: Candidates forum on supes race

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 34 comments | 3372 Views

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Electrification of Caltrain approved by board

Caltrain has received a unanimous thumbs-up by the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board to electrify the Peninsula commuter-rail...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 11, 2012 at 6:57 am | 15 comments | 3418 Views

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Viva Woodside!

The town of Woodside celebrated a 90-year tradition on Saturday, May 5: its annual May Day parade, carnival and barbecue....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by interesting photos, on May 7, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 2529 Views

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Saltworks drops off the drawing board

Environmental activists rejoiced after developer DMB Associates announced last week that the controversial Saltworks project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cheer and Jeers, on May 8, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 2735 Views

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Saltworks drops off drawing board

Environmental activists rejoiced after developer DMB Associates announced last week that the controversial Saltworks project...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 2 comments | 1838 Views

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Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2836 Views

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County supervisors ban most roadside herbicide spraying

County residents who have been trying since 2006 to convince San Mateo County supervisors to find non-chemical ways to kill...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on May 11, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 12964 Views

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Those were the days

In the 1930s, El Camino Real in Menlo Park looked much different than it does today, as the city considers adopting a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on May 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 2729 Views
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