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Vote Yes on Proposition 32

"The measure (Proposition 32) would change campaign finance rules by banning corporations and unions from contributing to...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 25, 2012 at 10:15 am | 9 comments | 6114 Views

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Polish sausage at the Dutch Goose

Please correct me if I'm wrong about this, since I haven't been back to the Dutch Goose after the experience one night in...

Original post made by Dave B. on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Dave B., on Mar 14, 2007 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 6110 Views

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State legislation would require restaurants to post calorie content of meals in plain view

<I>This press release was submitted by State Sen. Carole Migden:</I> SACRAMENTO—New legislation introduced by State...

Original post made by Checkout on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Eatin Good in the Neighborhood, on Apr 19, 2007 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 6098 Views

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Menlo Park: Locals weigh in on Stanford housing options

In an unusual second round of public scrutiny, Stanford's expansion plans are getting another look. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2018
Last comment by Stanford is a "non-profit", on Jun 30, 2018 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 6080 Views

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Do you know about Back-a-Yard Caribbean restaurant in Menlo Park?

Check out this blog by Adam Paul on a Menlo Park restaurant: "In the office for the first time in weeks due to a colleague...

Original post made by News Hound on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 16, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 6070 Views

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Letter: Plastic bag ban would be a pain for everyone

The stated purpose of the proposed plastic bag ban and 10-cent fee at checkout counters is to encourage shoppers to bring...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by dirty bag, on May 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 6063 Views

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Salon.com interview with Camille Paglia

Salon.com is a progressive magazine enjoyed by many people in the Bay Area and across the country. Camille Paglia is a noted...

Original post made by Salon.com Reader on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:30 pm | 47 comments | 6028 Views

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Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 6011 Views

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Pleasure for the Palate at Red Lotus

My family and I enjoyed a most delicious dinner at Red Lotus in the Ladera Shopping Center. The restaurant features the cuisine...

Original post made by Renee M. on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 5977 Views

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Woodside riders worried over fate of horse trail

Woodside equestrians fear they are about to lose another key stretch of horse trail in town, thanks to a new owner's development...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 5975 Views

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Bella Vista in Woodside

The Bay Guardian just ran a wordy, but positive, review of Bella Vista Restaurant. You can read about it here: http://www.sfbg.com/entry.php?entry_id=3035&catid=77&volume_id=254&iss...

Original post made by Local Yokel on Mar. 7, 2007
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Rock of Gibraltar rocks

In an otherwise very good article on Spanish cooking in the SF Chronicle's food section this week, the writer slighted the...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 16, 2007 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 5969 Views

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Allied Arts gets Cool -- hooray!

I'm thrilled to hear that Jesse Cool is bringing her food wizardry to Allied Arts Guild. I was there a few days ago, and...

Original post made by Cool Fan on Apr. 18, 2007
Last comment by Miss Picky, on Apr 19, 2007 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 5963 Views

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What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 5957 Views

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Slocum, Masur face off in November

==B Expanded version of previously posted story.== It's down to a two-person race for a seat on the five-member San Mateo...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by numbers, on Jun 12, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 5942 Views

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WANTED: Kitchen gods and goddesses

Do you know someone who's a fabulous home chef? Someone who not only is a wiz with a whisk and a sauce pan, but who also...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 5924 Views

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Menlo College foursome in all-star bowl game

The Menlo College football team will be well-represented at the 17th annual All-American Bowl after four seniors were named...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Todd Zeo, on Dec 20, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 5908 Views

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Democratic Central Committee endorses Shelly Masur for the Board of Supervisors

The San Mateo County Democratic Central Commitee met last Thursday Night at the Transport Workers Union 505 Building in Burlingame...

Original post made by Dave Burruto Fan on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by anne, on Apr 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 12 comments | 5889 Views

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Stanford to close off most of its campus to visitors

Stanford University will ban visitors who are not affiliated with its academic programs from entering much of its campus...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 1, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 6 comments | 5865 Views

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Not your average ham and cheese sandwich

What the French do with the ham and cheese sandwich -- the Croque Monsieur -- is a marvel. What the Crepes Cafe in Menlo...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jenna, on Jan 9, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 5850 Views
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