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  1. More heavy rain headed to Bay AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Almanac

    Sheltering herself with an umbrella, a woman heads to the parking lot in downtown Mountain View on Jan. 6, 2015. Photo by Michelle Le More heavy rainfall is headed to the Bay Area in the form of two storms starting tonight, according to the National Weather Service.

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  2. Year in review: MidPeninsula diningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Almanac

    Debora Ferrand, owner of Mademoiselle Colette in Menlo Park, places raspberry eclairs in the pastry display on Nov. 10, 2015. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  3. Menlo Park councilman to run for state AssemblyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Almanac

    A map of the area covered by California Assembly District 24, currently represented by Assemblyman Rich Gordon. / Map from the California State Assembly Democratic Caucus website.

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  4. Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safetyRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Almanac

    Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements drop by 1 percent after Medicare found their patients had too many hospital-acquired conditions, according to documents recently released by the federal Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program. The program was created in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act to improve hospital quality.

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  5. Facebook expands office space in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Almanac

    Facebook has leased three buildings from its Menlo Park neighbor, Intuit, the financial software company behind Quickbooks and TurboTax. The buildings, located at 180 Jefferson Ave. in Menlo Park, will add 210,000 square feet to Facebook's sizable office stock in Menlo Park, according to the Silicon Valley Business Journal in a Dec. 7 story.

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  6. Sweet on nostalgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Almanac

    Rocket Fizz sells old and hard-to-find candies in addition to vintage-inspired tin lunch boxes which the store has suspended from its ceiling. Photo by Muna Sadek.

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  7. Why 'Menlo Pres' is now 'Menlo Church'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Almanac

    A local landmark known as Menlo Park Presbyterian Church for 142 years adopted a new name a few months ago. In front of the large white church at Santa Cruz Avenue and Johnson Street in downtown Menlo Park is a bright, clean-cut sign with a contemporary "M" logo and the new name.

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  8. This weekend: Global Gift Fair at Menlo ChurchRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Humanitarian holiday shopping will come to Menlo Park in the form of the Global Gift Fair, set to take place on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, now Menlo Church, located at 900 Santa Cruz Ave. Handmade artisan crafts and wares from around the world, including jewelry, earrings, necklaces, tableware and bags, will be for sale, thanks to Menlo Church's partnership with Heavenly Treasures, a nonprofit that promotes microenterprise in less-developed countries, and Artisan Connect.

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  9. Woodside blood donor celebrates milestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Almanac

    Dick Tagg, a resident of Woodside, has officially given blood 700 times at the Stanford Blood Center. The real number is 760, with those extra donations given elsewhere on the Peninsula, Mr. Tagg says.

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  10. Woodside venture capitalist John Doerr to be honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2015 | Almanac

    Venture capital leader and philanthropist John Doerr of Woodside will be honored at the 11th annual "Pioneers & Purpose" dinner on Wednesday, Nov. 4, at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Sponsored by the Silicon Valley Education Foundation, the event will run from 6 to 9:30 p.m. The museum is at 1401 N. Shoreline Blvd, in Mountain View.

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  11. He can danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Mountain View native Nick Lazzarini now has his own commercial dance company in Los Angeles. Photo courtesy of Shaping Sound.

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  12. Sew excitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Once Joan Zwiep decides on the material, it takes her about 15 minutes to sew the body of one of her newest creations: dammit dolls. They serve as stress relievers and feature a range of fabric, from a silk pom-poms to the cuff of her husband's old dress shirt for the tie.

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  13. Cover story: Empowering girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Almanac

    The team "Ring of Fire" watches as the structure they built to withstand an earthquake is put to the test at a Tech Challenge event, held in April at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose in partnership with the Junior League. The team won the judges' Inspiration Award for their creative design and perseverance.

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  14. Menlo School girls top rival SHP in WBAL volleyballRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Almanac

    The Menlo School girls remained within a match of first place in the West Bay Athletic League volleyball race with a 26-28, 25-21, 25-11, 20-25, 15-6 victory over host Sacred Heart Prep on Tuesday night. The Knights improved to 2-1 in league to stay on the heels of first-place Harker.

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  15. Love and burgersRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Romance is a funny thing. Customers are showing a lot of love for J Love Burger on Castro Street in downtown Mountain View.

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  16. Menlo Park council praises manager for realigning dutiesRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2015 | Almanac

    Praising City Manager Alex McIntyre for creativity and innovation in changing the duties of the assistant city manager, the Menlo Park City Council on Sept. 8 unanimously voted to increase the maxium salary for the vacant position by 5.5 percent.

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  17. Worth a Look: Wire mesh art, bluegrass music and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Linda Tapscott's wire mesh art, including works like "Flamma," will be on display at Konditorei Cafe in Ladera through the end of August. Image courtesy of Linda Tapscott.

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  18. Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Almanac

    After more than three months of closure for remodeling, downtown Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre, at 430 Emerson St., will reopen this Friday, July 24. Built in 1969 and operated by Landmark Theatres since 1985, the theater closed on March 30 for significant renovations, including the addition of larger screens; luxury leather seats and recliners; a new sound system, acoustics and lighting; updated bathrooms; a new marquee and a restructured lobby including a concession stand serving gourmet hot treats like sweet potato fries and Gouda macaroni-and-cheese bites.

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  19. 2015 Readers' Choice: And the winners are ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | Almanac

    You'll see many old favorites - and some newcomers - on the list of winners of the 2015 Almanac Readers' Choice awards. The Readers' Choice poll is all about letting readers express their opinions about the places they like, and in some cases, love, in our area.

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  20. 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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