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Learning and giving: A two-way street for local kids and seniors

Karen Rynewicz teaches fourth-graders in a school that's among the highest-achieving in the state. It's located in a town...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by , on May 28, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 2113 Views

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What's to eat?

As usual in this season, spring is busting out all over, and in Woodside, there's a new venue for farm-grown products: the...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by , on May 30, 2013 at 12:43 am | 4 comments | 2529 Views

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NASDAQ hit with $10 million fine in Facebook IPO

The aftermath of Facebook's glitchy transition to a public company continues to unfold a year after the social media company,...

Original post made on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by , on May 31, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2173 Views

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When a kiss is not just a kiss

Encinal School Principal Sharon Burns puckered up to kiss Lily the Pig on Friday afternoon as students watched -- their reward...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 5682 Views

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Menlo Park predicts extreme traffic delays for pipeline project in late June

The week of June 24 will be marked by construction crews grinding asphalt and paving portions of Sand Hill Road in Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3177 Views

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Our Regional Heritage

An unidentified man examines damages on Alpine Road in Portola Valley after the 1906 earthquake. The site is near today's...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 3, 2013 at 9:10 am | 8 comments | 1793 Views

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The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Almanac broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement of veteran Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by b.giles, on Jun 19, 2013 at 1:09 pm | 53 comments | 20650 Views

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Two dead birds test positive for West Nile virus

Two dead birds found in San Mateo have tested positive for West Nile virus, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 4198 Views

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Woodside budget shows 'structural' surplus

The town of Woodside's proposed budget would raise salaries across the board, initiate contributions by staff to their retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 2754 Views

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Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Three local scouts -- Sean Smith, Sean McBirney, and Peter Bugos -- received their Eagle award from Troop 2006 at a Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by RO, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 2631 Views

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Menlo Park sued over car's collision with train

The aftershocks of a late April afternoon collision continue to ripple through Menlo Park a year later: Two women who had...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Result?, on Jun 21, 2015 at 4:48 pm | 36 comments | 8262 Views

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Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 5059 Views

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Woodside woman hailed as hero after Boston bombings

The woman hailed in last week's national news, "Bombing survivor meets her hero," is Amanda North of Woodside. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by 9/11 Peace Quilt, on Jun 16, 2013 at 7:19 am | 5 comments | 3207 Views

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Today: Tip a cop in Menlo Park

Drop by Stacks restaurant in Menlo Park on Thursday, June 13, to support the city's police officers in raising funds for...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2470 Views

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Menlo Park weighs privacy versus surveillance

On the heels of an announcement of the long-awaited Belle Haven police substation, the Menlo Park council found itself mulling...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by What, on Jun 16, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 3075 Views

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Crews contain house fire in Atherton

A fire on Thursday in the 100 block of Almendral Avenue in Atherton damaged a pool house, a storage shed, a carport-like...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by First-hand Report, on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 3067 Views

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Sacred Heart Prep graduate shot and killed in Oakland

Aya Nakano, who graduated from Sacred Heart Prepatory in 2008, was fatally shot in North Oakland late Wednesday, an hour...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 3203 Views

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All lanes reopened on Hwy. 35 after crash

All lanes have reopened on State Highway 35 in San Mateo County following an injury accident, according to the California...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 2 comments | 2429 Views

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Menlo Park market robbed at gunpoint

A masked man robbed La Michoacana Market in Menlo Park at gunpoint on Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13856...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 2636 Views

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Onslaught of California oak moths

California oak moths are fluttering around right now, particularly in pockets of Woodside and Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2710 Views
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