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Woodside councilman Tom Shanahan ready to ask 'Why?'

The Woodside Town Council is a skeptical crew, but with the election in November of investment banker and former private-sector...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Patricia, on Dec 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 4151 Views

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Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2509 Views

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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 | 1974 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 | 1812 Views

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Dave Pine Speech, "Honor Democracy"

http://youtu.be/3ZNVUsjoMss This is a video of Dave Pine's speech to the Board of Supervisors, December 16, 2008 it is a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 1840 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 | 2508 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 | 1807 Views

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Menlo Park's main library closes

The Menlo Park public library on Alma Street closes on May 21 for renovation. When it reopens on June 18, patrons will see...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on May 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2334 Views

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Cover story: X-rays at SLAC expose theorems of Archimedes under medieval prayers

A modern marriage of ancient wisdom with space-age technology at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) is producing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by someone, on May 24, 2012 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 2052 Views

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High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 2703 Views

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Kleiner Perkins: 'Facts will determine outcome of discrimination suit'

Calling the last several days a difficult time at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, veteran partner John Doerr posted a statement...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by Interested, on Jun 1, 2012 at 12:09 am | 2 comments | 3280 Views

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Exempting CEQA review of the High Speed Rail Project

State Senator Steinberg is leading the charge to pass an exemption from CEQA violations for the High Speed Rail project,...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 2 comments | 8048 Views

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Saturday: Portola Valley picnic, trail dedication

Portola Valley holds its town picnic Saturday with some new features: a trail, a club and a shirt. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by JW, on Jun 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 2770 Views

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Letter: Remarkable year for Woodside High School

In an era when there is a flight from public schools and constant criticism of the performance of public schools ("Waiting...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 1866 Views

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Wildfire danger is high this year

The indicators are adding up to a higher than average danger of wildfire for the 2012 fire season. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 14, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2634 Views

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This week at Atherton Library

Wednesday, June 27 at 3 pm: Ventriloquist show with Steve Chaney. Ages 3 and up. Thursday, June 28 at 4 pm: Musical storytime...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 2, 2012 at 8:34 pm | 2 comments | 2029 Views

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Dog maroons self in raccoon chase

Tradition has it that when a dog trees a raccoon, it's a three-step process. In Step 1, the dog chases the raccoon up the...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by marione, on Jul 4, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 2399 Views

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MP Mongolian BBQ opens in Menlo Park

El Camino Real has a new tenant: MP Mongolian BBQ opened its doors recently in the spot formerly home to Deeelish in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Roland Kelly, on Jul 15, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 4044 Views

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Menlo Park, Atherton still have lawsuit against high-speed rail

The state Legislature may have voted to let the high-speed rail train project keep rolling, but that doesn't mean local jurisdictions...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 16, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 2 comments | 2182 Views

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Motorcyclist, 80, killed in La Honda crash

An 80-year-old Belmont man died in a motorcycle crash near La Honda on Sunday afternoon. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11810...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 2397 Views
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