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  1. Tuesday: Menlo Park council reviews Facebook projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | Almanac

    After many study sessions and discussions, and approvals through various commissions, the Menlo Park City Council is set to review Facebook's proposed major expansion on Tuesday, Nov. 1. The expansion would add to the Facebook complex a 200-room hotel and two 75-foot-high office buildings with 962,400 square feet of floor area. An estimated 6,550 people would work in the offices and the hotel.

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  2. Menlo Park not ready to join Atherton in fiscal scrutiny of Menlo Park fire districtRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlo Park seems to have sidestepped flared tensions between the town of Atherton and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, at least for now. Its City Council members agreed Oct. 25 to send subcommittee members Catherine Carlton and Peter Ohtaki to meet directly with the fire district, rather than immediately joining the controversial fiscal review of the district's services that Atherton is planning.

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  3. East Palo Alto landlord accused of trying to force tenants outRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Almanac

    An East Palo Alto landlord has been charged with felony destruction of property in an attempt to force his rent-controlled tenants out, according to a police department press release. Investigators said Nemat Matt Malek Salehi and his son, Auria Malek Salehi, allegedly broke tenants' car windows and destroyed their personal property in order to get the Stanford Garden Apartments tenants to move out so the elder Salehi could increase rents.

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  4. Committee outlines potential plane-noise recommendationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2016 | Almanac

    How things are now: Based on FAA data, this map shows the communities affected by noise from flights along the SERFR flight path since the FAA's NextGen program was rolled out in 2015. Orange represents the least amount of noise, 35-40 decibels; yellow is at 40-45 decibels and gray is more than 45 decibels.

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  5. Menlo Park: Contract awarded for new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Almanac

    A rendering of the proposed two-story fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park. On Oct. 18, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District approved a contract for up to $7.5 million with Gonsalves and Stronck, a San Carlos-based construction company that has built three other fire stations in the fire district, according to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman.

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  6. Sparks flying between Atherton and Menlo Park fire districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Almanac

    Clear back in August, before fiscal issues sparked a falling out, Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis cut the red ribbon at the ceremonial dedication of a new stoplight paid for by the town and the fire district. Also taking part were, from left, Sean Nozzari of Caltrans, Atherton council members Mike Lempres, Cary Wiest and Rick DeGolia, fire board chair Rob Silano, and fire board member Rex Ianson.

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  7. Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe to host 'get out the vote' event FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Almanac

    Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park will host a "Get out the Vote" event at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Visitors can register to vote and hear a panel discussion and participate in a question-and-answer session with Menlo Park and East Palo Alto City Council candidates. According to Zoe Sharkey, events manager, every candidate has been invited and confirmed attendees are Cecilia Taylor and Ray Mueller from Menlo Park and Larry Moody from East Palo Alto.

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  8. Hundreds beseech East Palo Alto council to end evictionsRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2016 | Almanac

    Facing a packed council chamber that overflowed with hundreds of residents on Tuesday night, the East Palo Alto City Council addressed how the city could best stem a flood of recent evictions from red-tagged and illegal dwellings while responsibly keeping its residents safe and enforcing the city's laws. The council voted unanimously to direct staff to form a community task force to find solutions to the problem.

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  9. Sequoia high school board prepares for redistricting meetingsRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Almanac

    The board of the Sequoia Union High School District is holding three community meetings -- on Thursday, Oct. 20, Tuesday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 26 -- to discuss subdividing the district into separate voting areas, one for each member of the Board of Trustees. The 19.4 square miles and nine communities that make up the district represent extraordinary diversity in ethnicity, income and education levels of the families that live in the southern half of San Mateo County.

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  10. Election could alter future of Sequoia Healthcare DistrictRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Almanac

    The governing board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which annually authorizes spending of millions of dollars in property tax revenues on public health concerns in southern San Mateo County, has two open seats in the Nov. 8 election. Running for those seats are two incumbents -- Kathleen Kane and Kim Griffin -- and two challengers -- Harland Harrison and Lois Garcia -- who are running as a slate under the campaign management of a third board member, Libertarian Jack Hickey.

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  11. Editorial endorsement: Mueller, Taylor for Menlo Park City CouncilRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlo Park voters may have a tough time deciding on which two of the three candidates running for seats on the City Council to cast their ballots for this November. The two incumbents whose terms expire this year, Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton, are seeking second terms, and their records over the last four years indicate they have served the community conscientiously and with commitment.

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  12. Meet the contenders: Three compete for two Menlo Park council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2016 | Almanac

    Three candidates are running for two open seats on the Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 8 election: incumbents Ray Mueller and Catherine Carlton, and challenger Cecilia Taylor. While Ms.

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  13. Three candidates vie for two seats on Ravenswood school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | Almanac

    Marco Chavez, Marielena Gaona-Mendoza and Sharifa Wilson are hoping voters will elect them for the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees on Nov. 8. Photos courtesy of Marco Chavez, Marielena Gaona-Mendoza and Sharifa Wilson. Two incumbents and one challenger, all with backgrounds in education, are competing for two open seats on the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees in this November's election.

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  14. Voters asked to extend county's 1/2-cent sales tax by 20 yearsRead the original story

    Oct 6, 2016 | Almanac

    It's costly for people with average incomes to live in San Mateo County. The median price for a single-family home is $1.25 million, a price out of reach for a three-person household earning the median income of $108,000, according to the annual Indicators Report from the nonprofit Sustainable San Mateo County.

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  15. Editorial endorsement: Ackerman and Lucas for Menlo Park City School District boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Almanac

    A common route to appointment or election to local school boards is that of the parent who is an active volunteer for the school district, often serving in leadership positions on school site councils and education foundation boards. Such experience can be valuable to those whose role on the school board is to help govern the district, a job that requires an understanding of how things work on many levels.

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  16. Wednesday: Library, fire district, business tax on Atherton council agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2016 | Almanac

    Atherton plans to use property tax dollars it has built up in a fund that can only go to library uses to build a new library in its civic center. Atherton's City Council will discuss several tax-related issues when it meets in a study session on Wednesday, Oct. 5, starting at 3 p.m. in the town's council chambers at 94 Ashfield Road.

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  17. Monday: Free business seminar at Facebook in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2016 | Almanac

    Facebook, the East Palo Alto-Belle Haven Chamber of Commerce and Renaissance Entrepreneurship will host a free seminar for East Palo Alto and Belle Haven businesses on how to use Facebook products to promote business online. The company will offer strategies to increase online sales and customer engagement.

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  18. Menlo Park's Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces $3 billion funding commitment for researchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2016 | Almanac

    Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced their commitment to provide $3 billion in funding for scientific research over the next decade on Sept. 21. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is currently headquartered in Menlo Park.

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  19. Tonight: Fire board discusses Atherton council's property tax complaintsRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2016 | Almanac

    The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District meets tonight in a study session to consider how to respond to a proposal put forward by the Atherton City Council to hire a consultant who would look into the fair and efficient use by the fire district of its share of Atherton's property tax revenues. The board meeting starts at 7 p.m. in the classroom behind Station 1 at 300 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park.

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  20. Suspect arsonist who burned 9/11 memorial caught on videoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Almanac

    Police are asking for the public's help to identify a person who was caught on surveillance video Sunday afternoon in East Palo Alto vandalizing a memorial dedicated to the firefighters who died during the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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