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  1. Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Almanac

    James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014 intrusion into an Atherton home and the burglary of a Menlo Park home, has been ordered by a judge to pay restitution of more than $19,000 to one of his victims, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Prosecutors said Mr. Grady had dropped his cellphone and ID while being chased by police on Jan. 20, 2014, left his DNA and fingerprints at the crime scene, and was seen by a witness when he intruded into the Atherton home.

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  2. Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Almanac

    James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014 intrusion into an Atherton home and the burglary of a Menlo Park home, has been ordered to pay restitution of more than $19,000 to one of his victims, according to district attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Prosecutors said Mr. Grady had dropped his cellphone and ID while being chased by police, left his DNA and fingerprints at the crime scene, and was seen by a witness when he intruded into the Atherton home.

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  3. Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more waterRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Almanac

    Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and provide passage for endangered steelhead. The university would either create an opening at the base of the 123-year-old dam to allow the creek to flow through and provide the fish passage to upstream creeks; or it would allow the dam to fill completely with sediment, and Stanford would develop wetlands and a new stream channel through the sediment to allow water and passage upstream, according to the report.

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  4. Hillview students go exploring in week of mini-coursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Almanac

    One of the courses offered during the special week at Hillview was "Picture This" in which middle school student Jessie took this photo she titled "Cartwheel." Susan Churba spends weekdays as a learning specialist in language arts at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park.

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  5. Thursday: County health and emergency-response teams conduct exerciseRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Almanac

    San Mateo County Health System staff will join local response teams in a large preparedness exercise on April 23 designed to practice how each group would respond during a major emergency. In a major disaster, such as an earthquake, pandemic flu, catastrophic flood or prolonged power outage, these response teams will work to ensure the safety of residents, especially those who are vulnerable due to a medical condition.

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  6. Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollarsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with the county library system over the future use of library tax funds generated within the town. Council members adopted the talking points at their April 15 meeting.

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  7. Alleged Menlo Park restaurant burglar held to answerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Almanac

    A 61-year-old man charged with burglarizing four Menlo Park restaurants has been held to answer after a preliminary hearing on Monday, April 20. Prosecution of five felony burglary counts will proceed, but a charge of receiving stolen property was dismissed for insufficient evidence. Defense attorney Richard Keyes's request that all counts be reduced to misdemeanors was denied, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  8. Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollarsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with the county library system over the future use of library tax funds generated within the town. Council members adopted the talking points at their April 15 meeting.

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  9. Man, 34, killed in East Palo Alto shooting Saturday morningRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Almanac

    East Palo Alto police arrived at the 300 block of Wisteria Drive after a Shot Spotter gunfire activation and found a 34-year-old East Palo Alto resident lying in the street. The victim was on his back and appeared to have sustained numerous gunshot wounds to his torso.

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  10. Second Harvest, tech execs launch 'Stand Up for Kids' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Almanac

    Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties and a group of high-level tech executives launched this month a "Stand Up for Kids" campaign with the goal of helping to feed the one in three children in Silicon Valley who struggles with hunger. Second Harvest , which serves almost 100,000 children each month, partners with more than 330 nonprofit agencies to provide food at more than 770 sites, including schools, after-school programs, pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.

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  11. Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fightRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county library system proposal that would end the practice of allowing all library tax revenue raised in a town or city to stay in that community. While no vote was taken at the meeting, council members said they want to figure out how to keep as much of the town's library tax money as possible, while leaving open the possibility that they would consider sharing funds they don't need for expanded library services once their new library is completed.

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  12. Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fightRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county library system proposal that would end the practice of allowing all library tax revenue raised in a town or city to stay in that community. While no vote was taken at the meeting, council members said they want to figure out how to keep as much of the town's library tax money as possible, while leaving open the possibility that they would consider sharing funds they don't need for expanded library services once their new library is completed.

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  13. Hourly day care center opens in West Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Almanac

    Maria Rodriguez, Ella and Aiden play together at the new Toddle day care center in West Menlo Park. Toddle, the West Menlo Park day care center that takes children by the hour as a convenience for busy parents, opened March 23 at 3131 Alameda de las Pulgas, at the intersection with Manzanita Avenue.

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  14. Today: What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?Read the original story

    Apr 1, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates more than $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton Library. Should this money stay in Atherton or be shared with the county library system? The Atherton City Council plans to discuss this topic when it meets Wednesday, April 1, in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion at 150 Watkins Ave. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. Also on the agenda is the town's 2015-16 budget.

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  15. Hourly day care center opensRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    Toddle, the West Menlo Park day care center that takes children by the hour as a convenience for busy parents, opened March 23 at 3131 Alameda de las Pulgas, at the intersection with Manzanita Avenue. The center, which also has a preschool, accommodates up to 24 children from ages 2 to 6, said Heather Hopkins, who co-founded the center with Amy Burnett.

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  16. What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates about $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton Library. Should this money stay in Atherton or be shared with the county library system? The Atherton City Council plans to discuss this topic when it meets Wednesday, April 1, in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion at 150 Watkins Ave. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. Also on the agenda is the town's 2015-16 budget.

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  17. Tonight: Hearing set on O'Connor Street residents' school district transfer requestRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2015 | Almanac

    A public hearing on the request by the Menlo Park residents of 31 homes on the north side of O'Connor Street to be moved from the Ravenswood City School District to the Menlo Park City School District is scheduled for Monday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in the district TERC room, 181 Encinal Ave. in Atherton. The area is just about a block from where the Menlo Park City School District plans to build its new Upper Laurel School, but unless school district boundaries are changed children who live there won't be eligible to attend the school.

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  18. New Ravenswood Family Health Center to debut SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | Almanac

    The exterior of the new Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, located on Bay Road. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  19. Man, 26, pleads not guilty to truck theft, burglaryRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Almanac

    A 26-year-old man pulled over by Menlo Park police for a traffic stop in what turned out to be a stolen truck pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on March 17. Julio Moreno Lopez of East Palo Alto was stopped by Menlo Park police for a traffic violation around 7:30 p.m. on March 12, according to the report. Upon finding that Mr. Lopez was allegedly driving on a suspended license, police called the registered owner of the truck - who said the vehicle had just been stolen from the driveway of his Menlo Oaks Drive home, striking another car on the way.

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  20. Lawsuit against fire district over crash is dismissedRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Almanac

    A lawsuit brought against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and a battalion chief over a collision between a car and an emergency vehicle has been dismissed, according to San Mateo County Superior Court records. The suit, filed in August by Jose Cardosa and Feliciano Curup, the two people who were in the car, asked for compensation related to unspecified injuries, resulting from alleged negligence on the part of the defendants.

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