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Private defender program will retain most of its independence

Just how San Mateo County provides the attorneys poor defendants have a right to has been under scrutiny for more than a...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Oct 11, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 1477 Views

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Assembly race splits Democratic establishment

Unlike in recent years, where the district's anointed Democrat rolled to a comfortable Election Day victory, this year's...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Dem, on Oct 31, 2016 at 5:08 pm | 2 comments | 2446 Views

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Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electrification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 3097 Views

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Holiday Fund: Raising expectations through education

<I>Story by Elizabeth Weal, founder and executive director, Sequoia Adult School Scholars. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/16/holiday-fund-r...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by Ruth Sherer, on Dec 1, 2016 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 745 Views

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Federal circuit court rejects petition challenging FAA aircraft noise initiative

Efforts aimed at reducing aircraft noise in the skies above Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside were dealt a setback recently...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Arabian Elbow, on Jan 13, 2017 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 2520 Views

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Electric cars pose new challenges to firefighters

Hybrid and all-electric vehicles are increasingly commonplace in Santa Clara County, with a Tesla car, a Nissan Leaf or a...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2017
Last comment by Nicholas, on Jan 30, 2017 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 3130 Views

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Are gas prices going up in Menlo Park since the election?

Very few folks are rooting for higher gas prices. One of them is Vladimir Putin, trying to rescue his failing economy. Putin...

Original post made by SVK on Feb. 10, 2017
Last comment by El Camino, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 2 comments | 462 Views

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Feature: Menlo Park's Jeff Fisher has argued 31 times before U.S. Supreme Court

Before the Supreme Court's current Chief Justice John Roberts was a judge, he argued cases before the Supreme Court. According...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 28, 2017 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2762 Views

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Driver and motorcyclist identified in DUI-related collision on I-280

The woman arrested on charges of drunken driving after a Sunday morning (May 14) collision with a motorcyclist on northbound...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2017 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 3355 Views

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No excuses -– it’s easier than ever to find election information

<b>Report from Elliot Margolies of the Community Media Center.</b> Election day is coming November 7, and too many voters...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 18, 2006 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 5913 Views

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Guided tours: Eco-friendly driveway and parking lot

Want to make your driveway or parking areas more eco-friendly? Join the San Francisquito Watershed Council for a free guided...

Original post made by Katie Pilat on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 5835 Views

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Is fire district carrying fight too far?

<I>The following letter by Brian Schar was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> First,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by RoverII, on Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 4183 Views

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Palo Alto Menlo Park Parents Club Offers Community, Support to Members

The Peninsula offers families great schools, a mild climate, culture in spades – and an array of options that can make...

Original post made by Hannah Thomson Boyd on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by MFT, on May 11, 2007 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 4895 Views

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Soul Line Dancing by Juanita Croft

I was intriqued by the article about the soul line dancing in today's (5/29) paper and want to know where and when Juanita...

Original post made by virginia kenyon on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Norma, on Jun 21, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 4838 Views

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Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 5306 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4341...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 5099 Views

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Resident challenges Menlo Park medical offices

Mike Brady, a Menlo Park resident and an attorney who lives near the site of the former Acorn restaurant on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 3, 2007 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 4529 Views

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After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 4280 Views

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Two-alarm fire destroys home in Atherton

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm blaze at a ranch-style home in Atherton Sept. 25, but not before flames destroyed it. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief, on Oct 3, 2007 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 3800 Views

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Caltrain parked 5:15pm

Anyone know why both NB and SB trains were stopped and parked behind Felton Gables yesterday (Wednesday) evening from approximately...

Original post made by Bob Heinen on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 25, 2007 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 3850 Views
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