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

    14 hrs ago | 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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  2. Portola Valley celebrates the horse on May 28-29Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 24 | 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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  3. Menlo Park: Why Saturday is special day for retired fire captain Tom CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | 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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  4. Saturday: 'Civic hackathon' in Redwood CityRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | 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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  5. Saturday: Fire district centennial parade in downtown Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | 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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  6. Menlo mom offers free fitness coaching for at-risk kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 18 | 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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  7. Police calls: Atherton, Portola Valley, Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Monday May 16 | 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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  8. Saturday: Art installation, panel and rally on human traffickingRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | 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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  9. Thursday: Dumbarton corridor study comes to Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Wednesday May 11 | 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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  10. Atherton working to make 10-week Marsh Road closure less painful to neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | 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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  11. Wednesday: New home for teen counseling centerRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | 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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  12. Tonight: Public meeting in North Fair Oaks on Marsh Road constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Almanac

    Atherton must close Marsh Road for 12 weeks this summer to replace this aged drainage culvert. A public meeting about the upcoming construction on Marsh Road in Atherton, including scheduling and traffic detours during its full closure will be held tonight, April 28 at 7 p.m. in the Fair Oaks Community Center, Multipurpose Room, 2600 Middlefield Road, Redwood City.

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  13. Tuesday: Board of Supervisors update on San Carlos Airport issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Almanac

    San Mateo County is studying how to provide relief to local residents who have been filing noise complaints since Surf Air began using the San Carlos Airport in June 2013. San Mateo County has hired two aviation consultants to help it study how to "provide meaningful relief" for local residents affected by the noisy aircraft that have begun using the airport in greater and greater numbers.

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  14. Worth a LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Almanac

    A hand-painted cosmological map from 1850 showing the three worlds that make up the Jain universe is one of the many pieces included in Stanford University Libraries' new "Universe of Maps" exhibit. Courtesy of Stanford University Libraries Find your way to a celebration of wayfinding.

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  15. Today: Update on Menlo Park high schoolRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2016 | Almanac

    The board of the Sequoia Union High School District is set to receive a progress update on the thinking and planning for a new small public high school planned for the M2 industrial district on the east side of Menlo Park. The board meets Wednesday, April 20, starting at 5:30 p.m. in the district office at 480 James St. in Redwood City.

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  16. CHP seeks public's help with fatal hit-and-runRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | Almanac

    The California Highway Patrol is seeking the public's help in finding a driver and vehicle involved in a fatal crash April 6 on northbound U.S. 101 just south of Woodside Road. Around 1 p.m., the suspect vehicle allegedly clipped a 2006 silver Scion, whose driver lost control of the car, causing it to strike the center divider and roll over.

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  17. Public Mandarin immersion program open to local kindergartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Almanac

    Students in the Mandarin immersion program at John Gill School in Redwood City prepare moon art for a Moon Festival. Non-district residents are invited to apply for the fall 2016 kindergarten class.

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  18. Plans for major changes in Flood Park worry neighborsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Almanac

    Some Menlo Park residents who live near Flood Park are concerned about a number of major changes to Flood Park proposed by the San Mateo County Parks Department. The neighbors expressed their displeasure during a recent walk that county parks officials held at the park.

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  19. Driver of pickup truck in fatal head-on collision in La Honda is in custodyRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | Almanac

    The driver of the Ford F-250 pickup truck involved in a fatal head-on hit-and-run collision west of La Honda on Sunday evening is in custody. Officers from the California Highway Patrol arrested Tom Doane, 46, of El Granada at Kaiser Permanente hospital in Redwood City at about 3:20 p.m. Monday , Officer Art Montiel of the CHP said.

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  20. West Bay Sanitary District employee resigns from boardRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2016 | Almanac

    A West Bay Sanitary District board member has resigned after the district's attorney discovered that it's against the law for a district employee to serve on the board, district manager Phil Scott said. Rich Kinder, a field supervisor for the district, ran unopposed for the seat in November and was appointed to board in December.

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