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  1. City to honor distinguished African-American leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Palo Alto Weekly

    Pastor Paul Bains volunteers at Project WeHOPE's warming shelter serve food for people attending the Homeless Connect fair hosted at the shelter in 2013. He is among six prominent people to be honored at the Palo Alto Black History Month celebration on Feb. 23. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  2. Adding some AlohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Palo Alto Weekly

    After Eric Brandenburg bought a dated, dark townhouse in the Sharon Heights neighborhood of Menlo Park, he proceeded with plans to convert it into a comfortable home for himself and his teen twins. This ultimately involved taking the place down to the studs.

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  3. People of color talk about impact of police stopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Jonathan Turner stands at the intersection of Chester Street and Menalto Avenue in Menlo Park, where he and DeBraun Thomas were stopped by police in the Willows neighborhood on Dec. 19. Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac. In Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood, a spate of home burglaries since September has put residents on edge, leading to an undercover police presence, an increase in calls to the police to investigate "suspicious" characters, and a number of recent arrests.

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  4. Portola Valley: A mermaid finds her voice in local theater showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The dancing gulls, played by Allie Townsend, Grace Zdeblick, Yasmine Eichbaum, Becky Doyle and Carrie Perna, lend a hand as Ariel, played by Maria Ornes, tries to find her footing with her recently acquired legs. Photo by Stacie Doherty.

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  5. Body builder on probation for drug-trafficking offenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Perry Mosdromos lived on Loma Verde Avenue and worked at One 2 One Fitness in Menlo Park, where federal investigators found an array of controlled substances in 2012. Photo courtesy of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

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  6. Cities unite for Midpeninsula bike routeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Palo Alto Weekly

    In its most recent survey, the League of American Bicyclists gave accolades to almost every Midpeninsula city, singling them out as being among the most bike-friendly in the nation. But that picture doesn't look so good when you zoom out and examine the area as a whole.

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  7. A tea room of one's ownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Lovejoy's co-owner Gina Meyers in the window of the cheery Redwood City tea room on Feb. 6, 2017. Photo by Michelle Le.

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  8. East Palo Alto nonprofit benefiting from Chan Zuckerberg InitiativeRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Palo Alto Weekly

    An East Palo Alto nonprofit group that helps thousands of low-income residents with housing and immigration issues will receive support from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the initiative announced on Monday. "Ensuring that people of all income levels can live and work in our communities is important to advancing human potential and promoting equal opportunity, the mission that guides our work.

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  9. Non-driving seniors navigate ridesharing optionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 5 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Dawn Wilcox greets Avenidas Door to Door driver Don Kenyon as he arrives to drive her to Piazza's Market to go grocery shopping. Wilcox uses the service along with GoGo Grandparent, LYFT and other ride sharing services for seniors.

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  10. Valentine's progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Start your progressive Valentine's Day date with a cocktail at the Rosewood hotel in Menlo Park, which offers a view of the foothills. Above, the "Cranberry Beret" and the "Sicilian 75" .

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  11. Like a rainbowRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | Palo Alto Weekly

    A visitor to the Palo Alto Art Center's exhibit "Spectral Hues" views the work of Omar Chacon, center, next to Leo Bersamina's pieces "Grow" and "Rock Piles", far left. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  12. Chase leads to East Palo Alto pair arrested for bike thefts in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Palo Alto Weekly

    After a string of bicycle thefts in the Willows neighborhood in Menlo Park and nearby areas, detectives with the Menlo Park Narcotics Enforcement team arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, Jan. 31, in East Palo Alto and booked them on multiple charges, including possession of stolen bicycles. The arrests followed a brief police chase when a pickup truck under pursuit struck another vehicle, but there were no injuries, police said.

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  13. Not so fastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Workers from The Reuse People take shingles off of a Chimalus Drive home's roof, using only hand tools. The cost of a deconstruction can often run 50 to 100 percent more than a demolition and takes about two weeks.

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  14. Home Front: Pruning roses, pool cleaningRead the original story

    Friday Jan 27 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The UC Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County are offering a workshop on how to prune old-fashioned roses on from 10-11:30 a.m. The class will be held at the Palo Alto Demonstration Garden, 851 Center Drive, Palo Alto. Learn a straightforward method for keeping your old-fashioned roses healthy and in trim.

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  15. Middlefield Road lane reduction moves aheadRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Residents along Middlefield Road in north Palo Alto are well accustomed to extreme conditions, whether it's severe traffic jams during commute hours or cars that speed past their homes and, every now and then, end up in their yards or front lawns. On Monday night, the City Council took a step toward promoting safety along the busy stretch between University Avenue and the Menlo Park border by approving a "road diet" on Middlefield -- a design that will eliminate one driving lane in each direction, create a center turning lane, add buffer zones near the curb for bicyclists and create new barriers that would prevent eastbound drivers who approach Middlefield from Everett Avenue from turning left.

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  16. Concerts showcase music of African American composersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Keyboard collaboration in the name of art is represented here by the hands of retired judge and pianist LaDoris Cordell and Menlo Park pianist Josephine Gandolfi, who with Deanne Tucker founded the African American Composer Initiative. Photo by Laurie Naiman The January tradition of musicians and composers coming together for two rousing concerts benefiting Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto lives on: The African American Composer Initiative concerts are set for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28 and 29, at the school.

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  17. Public Agenda: Middlefield lane reduction, accountability plan, College Terrace LibraryRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The school board will convene for an all-day retreat to discuss goal review and revision and board governance. The meeting will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 23, at the district office, 25 Churchill Ave. The council plans to meet in a closed session for property negotiations with Palo Alto Housing over Plum Tree Apartments at 3020-3038 Emerson St. The council will then hear a presentation from the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority on its Next Network Initiative; consider a lane-reduction project on Middlefield Road, between downtown and the Menlo Park city line; and consider creating a new Residential Preferential Parking program in the Evergreen Park and Mayfield neighborhoods.

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  18. Saturday: 'Community Action Rally' in Redwood City to follow Trump inaugurationRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly

    The day after the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, a "Community Action Rally" will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, at Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway in Redwood City. Joan Baez is expected to perform and Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and state Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, are among the expected speakers.

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  19. Rich Gordon takes government relations job at nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly

    Rich Gordon of Menlo Oaks, who served 24 years in elected office, including most recently in the state Assembly, has a new job: as a government relations officer for the nonprofit Caminar for Mental Health. Caminar, based in San Mateo, provides services such as counseling, employment opportunities and education for adults with mental illness with the aim of enabling them, with community support, to live independent lives.

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  20. Lane reduction eyed for stretch of MiddlefieldRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Palo Alto Weekly

    After years of collisions, congestion and complaints, a bustling, three-block stretch of Middlefield Road near the Menlo Park border may soon be in for a dramatic redesign, including a reduction from four lanes to three. The proposal, which the City Council will consider Monday night, is the culmination of dozens of car accidents and heavy lobbying from residents along Middlefield, who have long maintained that the deteriorating traffic conditions have created dangerous conditions in their neighborhood.

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