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Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views

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A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2452 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Carol Smith's residency questioned

A member of Atherton's General Plan Committee said she has resigned her post after moving out of town earlier this month....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by mtn View resident, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 2539 Views

MENLO PARK

When Will Menlo Park Fix El Camino Real?

It's about time Menlo Park's City Council addressed the incredible traffic congestion on El Camino Real (ECR). It has now...

Original post made by POGO on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by really?, on Jan 5, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 65 comments | 6175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recology collects holiday trees

Recology San Mateo County will collect holiday trees between Dec. 26 and Jan. 31 on regular compost collection days. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by StillwithTree, on Jan 5, 2012 at 8:33 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

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East Palo Alto weighs Facebook lawsuit

City officials from East Palo Alto will meet in closed session Thursday to discuss a possible lawsuit against Facebook. •...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 7 comments | 2378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Study says Facebook probably won't displace East Palo Alto residents

A consultant's study of whether Facebook's expansion will push East Palo Alto residents from their homes came to the common...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2012 at 6:55 am | 6 comments | 2349 Views

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Letter: Get rid of Caltrain and bring in BART

Regarding last week's excellent guest opinion by my colleagues Jim Janz and Mike Brady about Caltrain's survival, while I...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 2267 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton about to be roiled by library spat

We hope Atherton residents think twice before they sign a petition calling for a costly referendum on whether to build a...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:10 pm | 16 comments | 3071 Views

MENLO PARK

Postal Service to move out of main Menlo office

==B Update:== The U.S. Postal Service plans to move its operations out of its main Menlo Park post office at 3875 Bohannon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Homer Boushey, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 10 comments | 2152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Monday, January 9th at 4 pm- Storytelling and paper cuts with Randel McGee as Hans Christian Andersen. Sure to be a treat...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 4, 2012
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White House Web page asking what you would do with the $40/week you save on your reduced social security contribution

The White House is soliciting comments on what you would do with the $40 you save per week on reduced social security contributions....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2012 at 4:51 pm | 46 comments | 3154 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Halt state funding for high-speed rail

California's quest to build a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles suffered a heavy blow Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 4, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 1951 Views

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Boy, 12, shot in East Palo Alto

A 12-year-old boy on Friday night became the latest shooting victim in a series of gun violence against young people in East...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1888 Views

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Lions Club accepts Grants from Healthcare Districts

Lions Club International Foundation on it’s website http://www.lcif.org/EN/about-us/index.php says “LCIF helps Lions...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Louise, on Jan 3, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 2245 Views

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Guest opinion: Caltrain can survive without high-speed rail

Caltrain has two alternatives: One involves introducing high-speed rail to the Peninsula, which most residents have now learned...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by J. Wong, on Jan 3, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 1626 Views

MENLO PARK

Peer Review Group on High Speed Rail recommends the funding plan not be approved

The Peer Review Group has just issued its report on the funding plan for the High Speed Rail project. They recommend that...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Woodside resident killed

The man who was shot and killed in Hillsborough on June 15 has been identified by Hillsborough police as Christopher Calvache,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Trish, on Jan 2, 2012 at 10:02 am | 2 comments | 1751 Views

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D.A.: Middle-school boys assaulted girls

Five Redwood City middle school boys have been arrested for allegedly attempting to sexually assault two 12-year-old...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 31, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 4 comments | 2941 Views

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State court says yes to RDA shutdown

Menlo Park bids farewell not only to 2011 this week, but also its redevelopment agency (RDA). The California Supreme Court...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 31, 2011 at 10:10 am | 4 comments | 2998 Views
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