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  1. Today: San Mateo County vigil for victims of Orlando shootingRead the original story

    Jun 17, 2016 | Almanac

    In the wake of the June 11 shooting at an Orlando nightclub that left 49 dead and dozens injured, San Mateo County will hold a vigil to remember victims and show opposition to homophobia and gun violence. The vigil will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, June 17, at the plaza at 400 County Center in Redwood City and will include reading the victims' names, lighting candles, raising the LGBTQ flag, and prayers and music.

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  2. Monday: Menlo Park Planning Commission faces huge reviews on general plan, FacebookRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident and former planning commissioner Patti Fry pointed out that the two documents cover nearly 10,000 pages that the commissioners are being expected to absorb. "To my knowledge, commissions have never been asked to review two DEIRs at once, much less to hold only one meeting about something as important as the General Plan," she said in an email.

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  3. Menlo Park: How zoning changes could affect traffic, waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2016 | Almanac

    A map showing the proposed zoning changes, which would create allowances for office, life sciences and residential mixed-use development in Menlo Park's M-2 area. Rev up your reading pace.

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  4. Atherton now has a 'quiet zone' for Fair Oaks rail crossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | Almanac

    Atherton now has the first "quiet zone" on the Caltrain corridor, but a member of Atherton's Rail Committee who's been monitoring compliance says Caltrain operators are still sounding their horns much of the time. On Monday, June 13, Atherton became the first community on the Caltrain corridor to have a "quiet zone" where train operators can only blow their horns when they encounter a hazard, but an observer says Caltrain isn't honoring it much of the time.

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  5. Wednesday: Aircraft noise forum set for Redwood CityRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 | Almanac

    Those upset about commercial aircraft noise will have an opportunity on Wednesday, June 15, to sound off to the Federal Aviation Administration and hear about activities of a new committee of elected officials appointed to deal with the problem. The Select Committee On South Bay Arrivals will hold a public forum starting at 6 p.m. in Carrington Hall, the Sequoia High School auditorium at 1201 Brewster Ave. in Redwood City.

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  6. A parking garage for Menlo Park? Talks begin againRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Almanac

    Building a parking structure in Menlo Park could cost from $4.6 million for a two-level garage to $9.3 million for a four-level garage, said commercial real estate consultants Alyce Rados and John Robbins during a City Council study session June 7. About two-thirds of Menlo Park residents who responded to a city survey said they would support an above-ground parking structure, according to Godbe Research . The consultants used Danville, an affluent town near Walnut Creek in the East Bay, as a point of comparison and case study for Menlo Park.

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  7. New M-A High club focuses on STEM careers for students, vetsRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlo-Atherton High School has a new club: the Leo Club, associated with Lions Clubs International. It was founded by Elise Kratzer, now the club president, with the assistance of the Peninsula Veterans Lions Club.

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  8. Dumbarton corridor revisited: A twist on an old debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Almanac

    At 1.63 miles in length, the Dumbarton Bridge between Menlo Park and Fremont is the shortest of the transbay bridges. To the south sits a defunct rail bridge that for decades has been studied for restoration.

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  9. Work underway on Marsh Road; traffic appears to be calmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Almanac

    Atherton Mayor Elizabeth Lewis and Chris Barragan of Granite Construction Company discuss how the construction firm is working to preserve the trees that line Marsh Road. Motorists appear to be figuring out alternative routes with the closure of Marsh Road in Atherton that began this week and will continue through mid-August, local officials say.

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  10. Traffic congestion ahead - Marsh Road closure starts tomorrow, May 31Read the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Almanac

    This sign advises of the closure on Marsh Road starting on Tuesday, May 31. The planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road in Atherton begins Tuesday, as the town starts construction on a replacement drainage culvert and a new steel barrier to keep cars out of the ditch. Marsh Road will be narrowed to two lanes from the current four from Bay Road to Fair Oaks Avenue, allowing access for residents and local businesses only; one-way traffic will be allowed from Fair Oaks Avenue to Middlefield Road, but only for residents who have driveways on the street.

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  11. Portola Valley celebrates the horse on May 28-29Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Almanac

    Portola Valley's third annual Celebration of the Horse will be spread out over two days on Memorial Day weekend with a group ride planned for Saturday morning, May 28, followed by a Horse Fair on Sunday afternoon, May 29. Both events are sponsored by the Portola Valley Trails & Paths Committee and will take place at Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road. The trail ride is set to start at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 28, and last until about noon.

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  12. Menlo Park: Why Saturday is special day for retired fire captain Tom CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Almanac

    In this 1938 photo, Tom Carter sits between his father, firefighter George Carter, on the right, and the driver of the Menlo Park fire district's 1899 horse-drawn Hose Wagon No. 1. When retired Fire Captain Tom Carter rides on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's 1899 horse-drawn Hose Wagon No.

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  13. Saturday: 'Civic hackathon' in Redwood CityRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | Almanac

    An all-day "civic hackathon" to create web and mobile apps aimed at improving services in San Mateo County will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at GSV Labs, 425 Broadway St. in Redwood City. Participants will have between 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. to develop their projects, which will be judged based on usefulness, usability, incorporation of San Mateo County data, originality, and use of appropriate technology.

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  14. Saturday: Fire district centennial parade in downtown Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Almanac

    At a 100th anniversary parade for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21, on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park, old horse-drawn firefighting wagons will be seen in action. After 100 years in operation, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District has seen many firefighting vehicles and gadgets come and go.

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  15. Menlo mom offers free fitness coaching for at-risk kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Almanac

    Taniyah Williams sprints during a 2014 Fit Kids fitness class at Willow Oaks School in Menlo Park. In January 2011, Ashley Hunter Riley, a Menlo Park resident and mother of four children, read a magazine article about families in the Bay Area that can't afford organized sports for their kids.

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  16. Police calls: Atherton, Portola Valley, Menlo ParkRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  17. Saturday: Art installation, panel and rally on human traffickingRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Almanac

    Human Trafficking Awareness Day will be observed Saturday, May 14, at the San Mateo County History Museum and Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway in Redwood City. The event, which will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., will feature an art installation in a 20-foot shipping container by Santa Clara artist Jonathan Fung, which demonstrates different forms of human trafficking, such as sweatshops, child labor and the prostitution of minors, according to event planners.

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  18. Thursday: Dumbarton corridor study comes to Menlo ParkRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | Almanac

    A study of the Dumbarton corridor - including the current vehicle bridge and the abandoned Dumbarton rail bridge - is underway in an attempt to answer that question. The roughly $1 million study, funded by Facebook, will analyze the feasibility of currently undefined options to reduce congestion in crossing the bay.

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  19. Atherton working to make 10-week Marsh Road closure less painful to neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2016 | Almanac

    Atherton has updated the map showing the detour routes and locations of streets closed to through traffic during the May 31 to August 11 closure of a portion of Marsh Road. Atherton officials answered questions May 4 from anxious neighbors and users of Marsh Road about the planned May 31 to Aug. 11 closure of a section of the road.

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  20. Wednesday: New home for teen counseling centerRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Almanac

    After getting priced out of its former offices in eastern Palo Alto, Adolescent Counseling Services has found a new home, with a three-year lease, at 643 Bair Island Road in Redwood City, said Aarika Riddle, Adolescent Counseling Services marketing and advancement director. The nonprofit, which provides counseling to youth ages 10 to 25, will host a grand opening for its new offices on Tuesday, May 3, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event includes a tour of the offices, remarks by Executive Director Philippe Rey, plus mocktails and appetizers.

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