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  1. Saturday: 'Gathering of Poets' at Menlo Park Civic CenterRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Almanac

    Five area wordsmiths will read from their work at "A Gathering of Poets" on Saturday, Aug. 8, in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers in the Civic Center at 701 Laurel St. The participants are Charlotte Muse and J. David Cummings of Menlo Park; Leah Lubin of Woodside; Kalamu Chache of East Palo Alto; and Camincha Benvenutto of Pacifica. Ms. Muse has taught poetry at San Francisco State and Santa Clara universities, and at UC Berkeley Extension.

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  2. Car-chase ends with prison sentenceRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 4 | Almanac

    After pleading no contest to charges of recklessly evading arrest and child endangerment in an April car chase that ended in Menlo Park, John Bivins was sentenced July 28 to four years in state prison. Mr. Bivins, 24, of East Palo Alto also admitted to a previous strike and is in jail on $50,000 bail, according to Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti.

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  3. One small seedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | Almanac

    Garden manager Ernesto Jasso walks past a cross holding an image of Our Lady of Guadalupe as he checks on crops in the NanoFarms field at St. Patrick's Seminary. Michelle Le/The Almanac For nearly 120 years, St. Patrick's Seminary has nurtured the bodies, minds and spirits of men who have chosen to devote their lives to the Roman Catholic Church priesthood.

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  4. Menlo Park car-chase incident ends with prison sentenceRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Almanac

    After pleading no contest to charges of recklessly evading arrest and child endangerment in an April 2015 car chase that ended in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto resident John Bivins was sentenced to four years in state prison in a San Mateo County courtroom on Tuesday , prosecutors said. Mr. Bivins, 24, also admitted to a previous strike and is in jail on $50,000 bail, according to a report by Chief Deputy District Attorney Karen Guidotti.

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  5. 'Daring Journey': New documentary by Menlo Park filmmakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Concentric Media and Eastside College Preparatory School will host a showing of "A Daring Journey, From Immigration to Education," a film by Dorothy Fadiman and Owen Tomlins on Aug. 2 in East Palo Alto. Ms. Fadiman, who lives and works in Menlo Park, is a producer, director and writer for Concentric Media and has been making films for 35 years.

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  6. Hundreds of trees near gas pipelines face axRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Almanac

    More than 130 Menlo Park and Atherton property owners should soon receive letters from Pacific Gas & Electric Co. saying up to 1,400 trees near PG&E gas transmission pipes on their properties may need to be removed as safety hazards.

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  7. Police: Burglars ransack East Palo Alto churchRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Almanac

    Less than a month before a scheduled 75th anniversary celebration and fundraiser to repair church grounds, burglars have broken into the New Sweet Home Church of God in Christ in East Palo Alto, making off with an estimated tens of thousands of dollars in equipment and damaging the church, the Rev. Albert Macklin said.

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  8. PG&E says trees near gas pipelines must goRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Almanac

    More than 130 Menlo Park and Atherton property owners should soon receive letters from Pacific Gas and Electric saying up to 1,400 trees near PG&E gas transmission pipes on their properties may need to be removed as safety hazards. The program has drawn criticism from local officials, including Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, who is featured in a PG&E mailer about the program, and from members of the Atherton City Council.

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  9. I'm meltingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2015 | Almanac

    Nothing sounds more appealing on a hot summer day than a frosty, glistening ice pop. The warm-weather treat may conjure up images of simple bars of flavored ice, but nowadays, there are companies and chefs transforming the old-school Popsicle into a creative treat.

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  10. Assembly race: Berman, Kasperzak off to fast startsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | Almanac

    The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento have hit the ground running, with each raising more than $100,000 and picking up a list of endorsements from regional dignitaries. So far, Palo Alto Councilman Marc Berman has the fundraising edge over Mountain View Councilman Mike Kasperzak .

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  11. Worth a Look: Electric jazz show, 'Puss N' Boots' and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Michael Gene Sullivan and George P. Scott will perform "Freedomland" at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park July 15 and Aug. 23. Photo courtesy of DavidAllenStudio.com. This week, catch electric jazz band Charged Particles at Palo Alto's Rinconada Library, a production of "Puss N' Boots" and San Francisco Mime Troupe's newest show, "Freedomland."

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  12. Kindles let students read on long school commutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Daniel, with his twin brother Benjamin behind him, says he has given up napping on the bus between East Palo Alto and school in Portola Valley, and now reads on his Kindle. Kindergartners Benjamin and Daniel used to take naps on their 30-minute-plus bus rides between Omondale School in Portola Valley and their homes in East Palo Alto.

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  13. Grand jury: Sea-level rise serious threat to countyRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2015 | Almanac

    Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term serious threat to San Mateo County. Now the county's civil grand jury has chimed in with a June 5 report saying that the county is not organized to deal with existing flooding problems much less sea-level rise, and that it needs to get organized - now .

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  14. Menlo Park: Police surround house with burglary suspects insideRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2015 | Almanac

    As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday, June 8, and then they said something. A call to police resulted in the arrest of Christopher Sheard, 20, and Brandon Fields, 20, both of East Palo Alto, on charges of residential burglary and conspiracy to commit a crime, according to Menlo Park police.

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  15. Grand jury to county: Get going on addressing rising sea levelsRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Almanac

    Bay Area experts on climate change have long been saying that sea-level rise between now and the year 2100 is a long-term serious threat to San Mateo County. Now the county's civil grand jury has chimed in with its own report saying that the county is not organized to deal with existing flooding problems much less sea-level rise, and that it needs to get organized -- The initial steps should include educating the public, setting up a single agency to deal with the issue countywide, getting the attention and involvement of the 20 local governments in the county, and engaging in a coordinated advocacy campaign at the regional, state and federal levels.

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  16. Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Almanac

    This map from the petition asking to transfer 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district shows the districts and the area in question. The San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization on June 2 unanimously denied the request to move 31 homes on the north side of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street from the Ravenswood City School District to the Menlo Park City School District.

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  17. Worth a Look: A community festival, garden sculptures and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Almanac

    East Palo Alto's Youth Action Team will host the fourth annual Art and Music Festival at Bell Park on Saturday, May 30. Photo courtesy of Youth Action Team. This week, check out East Palo Alto's family-friendly Art and Music Festival, catch vocal quartet The Manhattan Transfer at the JCC, see sculptural works on display at Filoli and more.

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  18. Portola Valley native Michael Dunne diesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Michael Dunne, a native of Portola Valley, liked to sail, to sing and to play sports. His focus in college was landscape architecture, and he was in his third year working at The Grove restaurant in San Francisco when he died on May 8. He was 31. Steve and Dorian Dunne hosted a memorial for their son on May 19 at the Portola Valley Town Center.

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  19. Menlo School boys acing more than just the tennis seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo School junior Lane Leschly is one of the driving forces behind Aces4Kidz, a season-long, fund-raising effort to help send youth from under-resourced communities to camp at East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring. Photo by Pam McKenney/Menlo Athletics.

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  20. Guest opinion: Searsville proposals muddy San Francisquito Creek flooding questionsRead the original story

    May 9, 2015 | Almanac

    After an exhaustive multi-entity review of what to do about the Searsville Dam and the mostly silted-up flood plain behind it, Stanford University has proposed a compromise to resolve the longstanding dilemma of what to do about the dam. There has been a strong push by the group Beyond Searsville Dam to have the dam removed entirely, citing environmental damage to fish and other factors.

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