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  1. SamTrans bus fare will rise 25 cents for adults, drop 15 cents for youthRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2016 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Transit District is changing a number of bus fares in the new year, including the local cash one-way fare to $2.25 from $2, effective Sunday, Jan. 10. One-way fares for youth, will decrease to $1.10 from $1.25. The "youth" fare will now apply to all people age 18 and younger.

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  2. Saturday: Service to remember Chester Yee of the Menlo Park PharmacyRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2015 | Almanac

    A memorial service for Chester Douglas Yee, a pharmacist, pharmacy professor and the owner of the Menlo Park Pharmacy, is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 2, at the Woodside Village Church at 3154 Woodside Road in Woodside. A reception will follow.

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  3. A bumpy reorganization for Sequoia district boardRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2015 | Almanac

    The board of the Sequoia Union High School District reorganized on Dec. 9. Alan Sarver was elected board president, Carrie DuBois, vice president, and Chris Thomsen, clerk. For all three officer positions on the five-member board, the vote was 4-0-1, with Ms.

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  4. Holiday Fund: After-school program helps youth realize potentialRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2015 | Almanac

    As the final bell rings at Menlo-Atherton High School, some students celebrate the end of the school day. However, for ninth-grade student Esther, the bell signals the beginning of the MyLife after-school program.

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  5. Holiday Fund: Helping families through times of crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Almanac

    I met Eric and Leticia after they came to the Fair Oaks Community Center seeking rental assistance in May 2015. Months earlier, Eric had open-heart surgery and learned that half of his heart was no longer functioning.

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  6. Firefighters, cops deliver thousands of toys to kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2015 | Almanac

    Christmas came early this year for hundreds of local children, thanks to the efforts of a large group of volunteers involved with the Redwood City/San Mateo County Toy and Book Drive. In fact, Santa arrived so early on his toy delivery route one night last week on Third Avenue in Redwood City, he experienced a couple of near misses.

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  7. Atherton: Another accident takes down fence on Marsh RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters work to remove part of the Marsh Road fence from a pickup truck that had jumped the curb and gone through the fence, ending up on its side in the Atherton Channel on Sunday, Dec. 20. Marsh Road will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to make repairs to the Atherton Channel fence, something the town of Atherton has had to do at least four times since March after vehicles ended up in the Atherton Channel. The most recent accident was reported at about 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 20 and the driver was arrested on the scene for driving under the influence and driving with a suspended license.

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  8. Woodside: Home fire destroys workshop on Olive Hill LaneRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Almanac

    A residential fire at 275 Olive Hill Lane in Woodside on Thursday evening destroyed a workshop and the tools and materials inside, but firefighters prevented damage to a barn attached to the shop, according to Fire Chief Dan Ghiorso of the Woodside Fire Protection District. Firefighters are looking at a device used to melt candle wax as the ignition source, Chief Ghiorso said.

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  9. Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contestRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2015 | Almanac

    In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest Dec. 14 in a Redwood City courtroom to one count of residential burglary in connection with a June 2015 burglary of a Menlo Park home. Prosecutors did not object to the terms of the plea agreement, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said in a report.

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  10. Three arrested in connection with residential burglary in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Almanac

    Three suspects were arrested Tuesday in connection with a residential burglary in Redwood City that briefly prompted a shelter-in-place order for neighbors, police said. Tyson Garcia, 18, of Mountain View, Keanu Tejada, 18, of East Palo Alto, and Gianni Monterrosa, 18, of Hayward, were arrested on suspicion of residential burglary and conspiracy, police said.

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  11. Menlo Park makes progress on review of downtown planRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Almanac

    At its last meeting of 2015, the Menlo Park City Council again discussed its vision for the future of Menlo Park's downtown area on Dec. 15, as part of the biennial review of the city's El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan. Using a list of ideas generated from previous discussions, the council voted 4-0 in favor of a number of changes , including clarifying rules for setbacks, setting sidewalk widths for new areas, adjusting parking requirements, and earmarking public benefit fees paid to the city for downtown projects.

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  12. 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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  13. Caine-Desplat weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Almanac

    The bride is the daughter of Marilyn and Robert Caine of Emerald Hills. She is a graduate of St. Joseph's School and St. Francis High School.

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  14. New mayors in Woodside and Portola Valley; high school board reorganizedRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Almanac

    Woodside's new mayor is Deborah Gordon, and Portola Valley's mayor is Maryann Moise Derwin. Both were elected on unanimous votes, in Woodside on Dec. 8 and in Portola Valley on Dec. 9. The mayor pro-tem in Woodside is Tom Livermore.

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  15. Barbara Snow retires after 42 years with Menlo Park school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | Almanac

    Oak Knoll School Office Manager Barbara Snow is retiring at the end of the year, after 42 years in the district. Barbara Snow started working for the Menlo Park City School District in 1973 -- before many of the parents of current students were born.

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  16. Holiday Fund: Health Connected leads in sexual health educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Almanac

    Donate now to the Almanac's Holiday Fund, which benefits 10 community organizations, including Health Connected, a leading provider of sexual health education in San Mateo County. On Oct. 1, Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Healthy Youth Act , which made comprehensive sexual health education required in middle and high schools.

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  17. Saturday service for R. Hollis Elliott, retired Menlo Park attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Almanac

    A celebration of the life of R. Hollis Elliott will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Harry's Hofbrau, 1909 El Camino Real, in Redwood City. Mr. Elliott, a longtime Menlo Park resident, died Nov. 1 of a massive heart attack at his home in Santa Rosa.

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  18. Singers give holiday performancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2015 | Almanac

    A local group of 10 women will be singing their hearts out this holiday season, starting with caroling on Nov. 30 at some local assisted living facilities before fanning out to make public appearances. The Merlot Notes formed last year out of a mutual love for singing and performing.

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  19. Atherton council members hike town's drainage systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton council members, including Bill Widmer at right, examine the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission's water pipe that crosses the Atherton drainage channel. With a wet winter predicted and more than $40 million in improvements said to be needed in Atherton's storm drain system, Atherton's City Council members attended a special meeting on Nov. 16 in hard hats, waterproof boots and safety vests for a first-hand look at some of the system.

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  20. Food donations will pay your library finesRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Those with overdue books or DVDs may clear their fines by donating boxed or canned food during the San Mateo County Library's Food for Fines program, which runs through Dec. 21. In addition to the 12 libraries in the county system , these city libraries are taking part: Redwood City, Burlingame, Daly City, San Mateo and South San Francisco. All collected food is donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank.

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