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Karen Peterson named to Woodside High School Hall of Fame

Woodside High School will honor alumnus and longtime volunteer Karen Peterson, inducting her into the school's Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2017
Last comment by Brenda Norwood, on Apr 23, 2017 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 3326 Views

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Menlo Park: Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's

Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and the closest person to date to earning the title from both parents, came to Kepler's...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by Yet More Of The Same, on Apr 27, 2017 at 3:43 pm | 3 comments | 2398 Views

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U.S. judge blocks Trump's executive order on 'sanctuary cities'

A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday (April 25) blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2017
Last comment by petsm, on Apr 28, 2017 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 1300 Views

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Have aspirations to become a news reporter?

The Almanac is looking for summer interns with an interest in learning news reporting skills for online and print. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 679 Views

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Two nonprofits merging; both help students from lower-income families

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1734 Views

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Governor signs $52.4 billion gas tax into law

Gov. Jerry Brown Friday signed into law a $52.4 billion, 10-year gas tax and new annual vehicle fee intended to pay for fixing...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 2, 2017 at 12:01 pm | 10 comments | 1085 Views

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Menlo Park police get mindfulness training in Oregon

About 25 Menlo Park police staff have returned from a 16- to 20-hour "resilience and mindfulness" training in Bend, Oregon,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2017
Last comment by Question, on May 1, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 4 comments | 1376 Views

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Atherton offered $13.6 million for pollution, flood control

Atherton has been offered up to $13.6 million in funding to divert and treat storm water and runoff, removing pollutants...

Original post made on May. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 2, 2017 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

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Art exhibit: 'Near & Far'

Woodside artists Thomas Johnson and Kit Colman will show their works in a joint show titled "Near & Far" during May at the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by Editor, on May 3, 2017 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 211 Views

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Derwin spends big to persuade Elon Musk to 'Dump Trump'

Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla and Space X and chairman of Solar City, has not done enough to arrest climate change,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2017
Last comment by guv'mint money, on May 3, 2017 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 1492 Views

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Ravenswood district to open new middle school

The Ravenswood City School District is opening a new middle school in East Palo Alto this fall with the hopes of reversing...

Original post made on May. 6, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on May 6, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

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Bike lane may may improve safety for Woodside High students

The Woodside Town Council has approved a bike lane on Alameda de las Pulgas over the last fifth of a mile leading up to Woodside...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2017 at 8:55 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

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Menlo Park: Tuesday deadline for teachers to apply for subsidized apartments

Teachers interested in living at the new apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in eastern Menlo Park at a subsidized rate...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 12, 2017 at 8:24 pm | 19 comments | 2092 Views

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Medical marijuana: High tea parties in Menlo Park, Woodside

A pot of tea can actually be a tea of pot if you get an invitation to share a cup at certain high tea parties in the area....

Original post made on May. 13, 2017
Last comment by Local , on May 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 2223 Views

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Woodside school board rescinds action Almanac cited as Brown Act violation

The governing board of the Woodside Elementary School District has rescinded actions taken at a May 1 meeting that the Almanac...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1143 Views

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Almanac wins six awards in statewide news contest

The Almanac staff won six statewide awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, it was announced Saturday....

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by calypso41, on May 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

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Spare the Air Alert Monday in the Bay Area

A Spare the Air alert for smog in the San Francisco Bay Area has been issued for Monday, officials with the Bay Area Air...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Bette, on May 22, 2017 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 608 Views

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Feds approve $647M grant to electrify Caltrain

Caltrain's electrification project can move forward as the Federal Transit Administration plans to sign a $647 million grant...

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 4 hours ago | 14 comments | 932 Views

MOVIES

Local filmmaker's work screens at Cinequest Film Festival

It's her shortest narrative film yet — only four and a half minutes long — but Kari Nevil put a lot of her heart...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Kari Nevil, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 14521 Views

MOVIES

Movies in 2009: The year's notables and forgettables

It was an "Up" year for Pixar and a time of particular praise for "The Hurt Locker" and "A Single Man." But 2009 was also...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by One possibility, on Jan 6, 2010 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 9828 Views
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