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  1. County: 'You shouldn't have to risk your life to be housed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Almanac

    These photos, taken last March, show conditions found in a warehouse in North Fair Oaks, where a number of men were living. This shows the interior of one of the "units."

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  2. County: 'You shouldn't have to risk your life to be housed'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Almanac

    These photos, taken last March, show conditions found in a warehouse in North Fair Oaks, where a number of men were living. This shows the interior of one of the "units."

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  3. East Palo Alto nonprofit gets $3.1 million from Chan Zuckerberg InitiativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Almanac

    Jose Cabrera stands in a conference room at Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto, where he received help with legal matters related to his rental unit and landlord. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  4. New shuttle routes added throughout San Mateo CountyRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Transportation Authority announced Jan. 24 the addition of five new shuttle routes to serve high-traffic corridors throughout the county. The new shuttles, all funded by a combination of voter-approved Measure A funds and a contribution from sponsoring agencies, will bring the total number of shuttle routes funded by the TA to 38, transit officials said.

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  5. Thursday: Surf Air no longer has Bayside route optionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Almanac

    The green line on this map shows the Bayside route that Surf Air had been using for the past six months when weather and air traffic conditions allowed. The red line is the GPS approach the airline used at other times and will now have to use at all times.

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  6. Passed over for years, Carrie DuBois elected president of high school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Almanac

    Carrie DuBois took over as president of the Sequoia Union High School District governing board when her colleagues elected her on Dec. 14. Carrie DuBois, about to begin her sixth year on the board of the Sequoia Union High School District, assumed the role of board president on Dec. 14 after being passed over for the position by her colleagues during her first term and the first year of a second term, which she secured in 2015 as the top vote-getter. Her colleagues on the five-member board chose her as president in a unanimous vote, and elected Chris Thomsen as vice president and Georgia Jack as board clerk.

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  7. Year in review: New election system, new school make news in high school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2016 | Almanac

    A rendering of the still-to-be-named three-story, 43,000-square-foot magnet public high school planned for Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park. The focus will be technology, engineering and design.

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  8. 's Holiday Fund: Food, clothing, housing for families in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 | Almanac

    Donate now to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. You have to know the story of St. Francis to understand Redwood City's St. Francis Center.

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  9. High school board divides district into five voting areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Almanac

    The five new voting areas -- lettered A through E -- reflect the new system for electing the five members of the Sequoia Union High School District's governing board. A voter who lives in a voting area casts a ballot to elect the one board member residing in that area.

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  10. Holiday Fund: Filling critical gap in dental careRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2016 | Almanac

    Cecilia at a routine check-up. Dr. Yogita Butani Thakur, chief dental officer at Ravenswood Family Dentistry, is at the back.

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  11. High school board approves map subdividing district into five voting areasRead the original story

    Dec 15, 2016 | Almanac

    It's the beginning of the end of the era in the Sequoia Union High School District in which all registered voters participated in the election of each member of the five-member governing board. In a unanimous vote on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the board approved a map that subdivides the 19-square-mile school district into five voting areas of approximately equal populations in which communities within a voting area are not arbitrarily fractured.

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  12. Waste management authority halts hazardous waste pickup serviceRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Almanac

    An underutilized program that picks up hazardous household waste materials for many Peninsula residents will be discontinued at the end of this month. The program, called "At Your Door Special Collection," offers by-appointment pickup of household hazardous waste items such as paints, solvents, non-empty aerosol cans, cleaning products, insecticides, fluorescent lights, batteries, computer monitors, phones and other electronics.

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  13. Key issue splits board in drawing maps to subdivide school districtRead the original story

    Nov 22, 2016 | Almanac

    Plans to divide the Sequoia Union High School District into five voting areas for school board elections have raised a key question: Should a voting area echo a particular high school's attendance area and possibly put that board member under pressure by voters to represent that school on the board? The board split 3-2 on this issue in a straw vote at its Nov. 16 meeting. A final version of a map defining the boundaries of the new voting areas will come to the board for a formal vote, probably in December.

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  14. Tonight: School board may decide how to subdivide Sequoia Union High School DistrictRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2016 | Almanac

    The board of the Sequoia Union High School District meets tonight at 6 p.m. and may decide on a map to subdivide the 19-square-mile school district into separate voting areas. The goal is to improve the chances of a more ethnically diverse board.

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  15. Fire district weighs tax on new developmentRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Almanac

    The fire protection district that serves Menlo Park, Atherton and East Palo Alto is going with Plan B in response to inaction by the cities, particularly Menlo Park, to institute a per-square-foot impact fee to subsidize new firefighting equipment to keep pace with new commercial property development. The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is in the initial stages of considering a special "new growth" tax that would have the same effect as a fee.

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  16. Measure K, county's sales tax extension, passingRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2016 | Almanac

    Measure K, a proposal to extend by 20 years a San Mateo County sales tax, is approved by 70 percent of voters in the early vote count. If a simple majority of San Mateo County voters -- 50 percent plus 1 -- approve Measure K on the Nov. 8 ballot, the county-wide half-cent sales tax now set to expire in 2023 will instead expire in 2043.

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  17. Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacementRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Almanac

    An estimated 400 people took to the streets of Redwood City and North Fair Oaks on Oct. 21 to protest evictions and rent spikes at a 48-unit apartment complex in North Fair Oaks that was bought in July by Los Angeles-based firm Trion Properties. The property, located at 180 Buckingham Ave., was bought for $15.8 million.

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  18. Saturday: Free flu shots at Woodside fire stationRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Almanac

    People can get flu shots Saturday morning, Oct. 15, for free and without an appointment, by visiting the main fire station at 3111 Woodside Road in Woodside. The three-hour clinic opens at 8:30 a.m. Free flu shots are available at the Padua Dining Room of St. Anthony's Church at 3500 Middlefield Road in North Fair Oaks from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on three Thursdays: Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 1. People most at risk of contracting the flu, which is contagious, include those over 60 years old, those with serious long-term health issues, and anyone with a weakened immune system.

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  19. 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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  20. Riekes Center athletes compete in Rio ParalympicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Almanac

    Katie Holloway passes the ball during a U.S. Women's sitting volleyball match against China on Sept. 11, 2016.

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