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Local schools score high in academic decathlon

Can you answer these questions? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2015/03/25/local-schools-score-high-in-academic-decathlon...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Truth seeker, on Apr 6, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 1 comment | 1059 Views

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Saturday: Portola Valley, Woodside hold Earth Fair

With a theme of "Carbon: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" for the 2015 Portola Valley and Woodside Earth Fair on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 2144 Views

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Priory senior receives volunteer service award

Menlo Park resident James Phelps, a senior at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, has been awarded the President's...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, on Apr 10, 2015 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2704 Views

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Menlo Park district surpasses state water-reduction goal

While much of the state faces severe water use reductions, customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District may be largely...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2015
Last comment by Stockett, on Apr 21, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

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Two months later and what has happened?

Two months ago a young woman was killed in her car at the Ravenswood CalTrain crossing. What has happened since that time...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Apr 24, 2015 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 520 Views

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Menlo Park: Shots fired at officers during police chase

Shots were fired at officers in the Willow Road area of Menlo Park during a police chase tonight. No officers were injured,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Apr 29, 2015 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 5614 Views

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Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

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Almanac wins state-wide awards for photography, business story

The Almanac won two awards in the state-wide newspaper contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Betty, on May 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2736 Views

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Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1747 Views

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How should Menlo Park define 'public benefit'?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

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Irish student tragedy

Regarding the Irish students who died and were injured in the Berkeley balcony failure. Has anyone from the MP City Council...

Original post made by whatever on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Great question, on Jun 21, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 446 Views

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Atherton praises Phil Lively's civic contributions

Many involved in Atherton civic activities say the town would not be the place it is without the contributions of Philip...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Condolences, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2306 Views

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Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 4208 Views

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Police calls: Tools stolen from locked storage containers in Ladera

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside, West Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by deep research , on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2015 Views

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A page from our history

Former U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham bought a 380-acre property east of the railroad tracks in Menlo Park from the estate of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 12, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2426 Views

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Menlo Park water district rate changes approved

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2628 Views

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Menlo Park: Downtown, El Camino specific plan up for review

The specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor is undergoing its second periodic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 2261 Views

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Jane Knoerle is moving, but not retiring

Most Almanac readers can't remember a time when Jane Knoerle didn't work for the paper. That's probably because Ms. Knoerle...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by linda tarter clark, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 700 Views

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First Block of Woodland Closed On Two Sides

Why is the first block of Woodland Ave closed? The police have it blocked off and it looks like maybe there's some doper...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 389 Views

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what's up doc?

Why oh why was the bunny story blocked and previous comments deleted? Was it the publisher's rabbit? Was the rabbit intended...

Original post made by whatever on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 409 Views
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