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Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 4462 Views

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Menlo College professor killed in car accident

Laura Marschall, 44, associate professor of biological sciences at Menlo College in Atherton, was killed Saturday in a head-on...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 3999 Views

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Kepler's launches 'Go-Green' series of summer programs, including authors' talks and trips to parks and preserves

Clark Kepler, CEO of Kepler's, and Menlo Park Mayor Kelly Fergusson will host the kickoff event June 10 for a series of 12...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Susan Lider, on Feb 4, 2008 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 3519 Views

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Obituary: Patricia Brown helped shape Portola Valley

Patricia "Pat" Brown, who with her husband, the late Robert V. "Bob" Brown, helped shape the community of Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Collette Hegg Wilson, on Feb 23, 2008 at 4:51 pm | 2 comments | 4301 Views

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Reduce Junk Mail, "Do Not (junk) Mail" petition

My neighbors and I in Menlo Park & Palo Alto have to deal with tons of junk mail... What a waste, and what an environmental...

Original post made by ebara on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 3332 Views

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Letter: Help save the planet by dropping meat from diet

It's not about changing light bulbs anymore. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6088...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Diane, on Apr 23, 2008 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 3298 Views

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Styrofoam food containers banned at county facilities

Starting July 1, Styrofoam food containers are out — at least in food facilities operated by San Mateo County, or on...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by Wondering, on May 7, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 3307 Views

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Why deleted isn't really deleted--

I don't know how long it was that I worked and played on computers before I truly understood that when I erased a Word document...

Original post made by TechPaul on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by TechPaul, on May 7, 2008 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 3004 Views

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Simitian's new cell-phone law 'will save lives'

New research indicates that between 300 and 900 lives will be saved each year by a law — SB 1613, effective July 1...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by Grateful, on May 14, 2008 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 3720 Views

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Acrid smell smoke blankets Peninsula

An acrid smell of smoke from the massive Summit fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains has blanketed the Peninsula today. Firefighters...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Post once, proof twice, on May 23, 2008 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 4049 Views

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Letter: Be sure to vote for Proposition 99

Editor: Peninsula voters need to be informed about two competing propositions on the state ballot that could have a profound...

Original post made by Andy Blue on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Pablo, on May 28, 2008 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 3669 Views

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Whaler's Cove reopens to public thanks to POST

A cove south of Half Moon Bay that has been closed to the public for more than a decade is being reopened for the enjoyment...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2008
Last comment by Valerie Goff, on Jun 8, 2008 at 11:47 pm | 2 comments | 3768 Views

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Car visits Flegel's via front window

The top of a $10,000 inlaid Italian table was showered with broken glass at Flegel's Home Furnishings at 870 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 3251 Views

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Lorry Lokey pledges $33 million for stem cell research center

Lorry Lokey of Atherton, has pledged a minimum of $33 million to build a home for Stanford University's Institute for Stem...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Marvelous!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 3819 Views

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Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bobby, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views

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'Sunset Unlimited': Lane family honored as history makers

When Laurence W. "Larry" Lane bought floundering Sunset magazine in 1928 for $60,000, he planted the seeds of more than pretty...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sue Purdy Pelosi, on Oct 23, 2008 at 4:23 pm | 2 comments | 5196 Views

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Voters can vote early at elections offices

The San Mateo County Elections Office invites voters to vote early -- by mail or at elections offices in Redwood City or...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susie B., on Nov 3, 2008 at 11:36 am | 2 comments | 3040 Views

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How do parents explain their bad behavior?

I've appreciated the great decline in the number of people driving while yakking on a hand-held cellphone since July. But...

Original post made by Donna on Nov. 17, 2008
Last comment by Norma, on Nov 17, 2008 at 12:32 pm | 2 comments | 2849 Views

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Letter: Habitat for Humanity should consider neighborhood group's plan

I am writing this letter to respond to Jennifer Doettling's recent commentary about the proposed Habitat for Humanity housing...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2008
Last comment by who pays, on Dec 25, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2914 Views

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Obituaries

<B>Frank Waters Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5652 posted Wednesday, February 6,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by AGZ, on May 6, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 3609 Views
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