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Mountain lion seen walking the links

A mountain lion was seen walking the links on a golf course in unincorporated Burlingame on Sunday morning (July 31),...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny, on Aug 1, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 2490 Views

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House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2630 Views

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M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2920 Views

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Letter: Disappointed in Stanford stance on trail

The following letter was written to Stanford President John Hennessy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11534...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Trail Fan, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 2255 Views

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Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2693 Views

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Share your recollections of Sept. 11, 2001

If you wish to share your memories of Sept. 11, 2001, with Almanac readers online, please do so by commenting below. This...

Original post made by Editor on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2275 Views

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Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2764 Views

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Tesla Model S debut draws a crowd

<B>Note:</B> <I> An earlier version of this story said the 17-inch, high-definition display in the center of the dash is...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:13 pm | 2 comments | 2404 Views

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Bookkeeper sentenced for embezzlement

Ann Ray, 67, a bookkeeper and former resident of Woodside, was sentenced Wednesday, Oct. 26, to 46 months in federal prison...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 3858 Views

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Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2387 Views

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Ugandan dancers at M-A

Traveling halfway around the world, the young dancers and musicians of the Spirit of Uganda return to the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Spirit of Uganda, on Jan 19, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 2301 Views

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Rail authority slammed for lax oversight of contracts

The agency charged with building a high-speed rail system violated state law when it awarded contracts for information-technology...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 2512 Views

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Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2957 Views

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Woodside woman seeks high, high office

Woodside resident and documentary filmmaker Michealene Risley has a June deadline. She needs at least 50,000 people &#8212;...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2210 Views

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Former post office manager faces charges

The post office manager of Menlo College is facing charges of credit card and identification theft after an investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by for the record, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2943 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District proposes additional $600,000 P.E. subsidy for Redwood City School District

The Redwood City School District, in the midst of a Parcel Tax election to backfill shortages in state funding, may be...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 2, 2012 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 2837 Views

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Swift Boaters reappear - the silly season begins

[portion deleted] Karl Rove promotes another lie "Obama never thanked the military in the bin Ladin operation https://twitter.com/#!/KarlRove/status/198133691212496899 Who...

Original post made by Big Cat on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cedar, on May 9, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2186 Views

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Peninsula to elect new state senator

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, whose 19th Assembly district includes most of San Mateo County, is the frontrunner in a four-way...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2579 Views

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Peninsula Transportation Alternatives Supervisor Candidate Questionnaire

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives is a new non-profit organization "dedicated to the idea that all modes of transportation...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 1, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 2274 Views

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Senate tightens 'snitch ticket' and red-light camera rules

The next time you get a snitch ticket in the mail, you may be able to check off "none of the above" when asked to identify...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 5, 2012 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2332 Views
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