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  1. Lyngso Garden Supply moving to San CarlosRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | Almanac

    As Theresa Lyngso was driving her mother, Mary Lyngso, to her home in Belmont recently they began noticing something they recognized on property after property they passed - stone from their family business, Lyngso Garden Materials. In the more than 60 years since John and Mary Lyngso started the company in the early 1950s, Lyngso has sold a lot of stone to Peninsula residents.

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  2. Two days to drought-tolerantRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 14 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident Ashlee Bentley has redone her front yard on Mills Street, replacing her 1,000-square-foot front lawn with succulents and other drought-tolerant plants. And, she says, she did all the work herself, it took only two days, and it cost just $471.

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  3. Surf Air continues plans to expand local flightsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Residents who live in the flight path of the Surf Air planes say they are much noisier than any other planes that use the San Carlos Airport. A little over a month ago, Surf Air, the small commuter airline that began flying in and out of the San Carlos Airport in June 2013, announced via a company press release that it planned to expand its local flights, to the consternation of residents and officials who had been pressuring the company to do just the opposite.

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  4. Officials to meet with Surf AirRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Almanac

    A working group of local officials and residents who have been meeting with Surf Air since 2013 about the noise its planes make over the Midpeninsula may have a lot to say when they meet again on April 29 at 11 a.m. in the Atherton council chambers, 94 Ashfield Road. That's because Surf Air, a small commuter airline that offers passengers unlimited flights for a monthly fee, didn't warn the working group before announcing on April 13 that it will add 31 weekly flights into the San Carlos Airport and an equal number of flights from the airport.

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  5. Surf Air adds 31 flights a week at San Carlos AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Almanac

    Residents say the Surf Air planes that fly over the Midpeninsula not only have easily recognizable paint colors, but that the noise of their engines is also easily recognizable. Local officials and residents who have been working with Surf Air over concerns about the noise its planes make over the Midpeninsula said they had no warning that the airline was about to significantly increase the amount of flights at the San Carlos Airport.

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  6. Woodside student leads effort to remake school libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Erin Miller in the renovated library at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City on March 19, 2015. A new reading library was recently created at Summit Prep Charter High School in Redwood City by Woodside resident Erin Miller and many volunteers.

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  7. STEM, career tech could be focus at new Menlo Park high schoolRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Almanac

    Academic paths through high school often lead students toward college, with career technical education as an option. What if the paths were mixed up a bit? The governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District discussed curriculum ideas for a new high school in Menlo Park at its April 1 meeting.

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  8. Priory senior receives volunteer service awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident James Phelps, a senior at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, has been awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award for his work as a volunteer with the International Institute of the Bay Area, a Redwood City nonprofit that helps immigrants and refugees, and where he teaches an adult citizenship class. "I always have been a history geek," James says.

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  9. Locals help Ronald McDonald House expandRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Almanac

    A dedicated group of local donors, board members and volunteers is pitching in to help double the size of Ronald McDonald House at Stanford, where families of patients at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital stay. Construction is underway to add a new building that will enable the organization to serve more families and patients like 6-year-old Nevaeh Moses, who last November finally received the kidney transplant she had needed for a year.

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  10. Saturday: Earth Day at Shoreway recycling centerRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2015 | Almanac

    RethinkWaste, aka South Bayside Waste Management Authority, is among the hosts of an Earth Day event at the Shoreway Environment Center, 333 Shoreway Road in San Carlos.

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  11. Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agencyRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council voted on March 4 to allow the town to compete for a contract to provide financial and accounting services for the South Bayside Waste Management Authority, which oversees garbage collection and recycling services for Atherton, Menlo Park and other San Mateo County communities. Council members voted 3-1, with Mayor Rick DeGolia absent, to prepare a bid for the contract with the waste management authority.

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  12. Friday deadline to apply for SamTrans advisory committeeRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2015 | Almanac

    Friday, March 6, is the deadline to apply for the SamTrans Citizens Advisory Committee. The 15-member committee meets monthly and offers feedback on the needs of transit users.

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  13. Atherton may vie for accounting contractRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton is considering vying for a contract to provide financial and accounting services for the South Bayside Waste Management Authority, which oversees garbage collection and recycling services for Atherton, Menlo Park and other San Mateo County communities. A report prepared for the special session of the Atherton City Council, set for Wednesday, March 4, says the town might have to hire a part-time employee to take on the contract, but overall winning the contract could save the town money.

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  14. Hundreds of Filoli volunteers may quit if forced to sign new agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    Volunteers at Filoli work in the historic estate's gardens, the mansion, on nature trails and in everyday tasks such as ticket sales and serving at special events. At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the trails used for nature hikes, have expressed anger and dismay over an agreement that Filoli says they must sign by March 1 or lose their volunteer jobs.

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  15. Hundreds of Filoli volunteers may quit if forced to sign new agreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    Volunteers at Filoli work in the historic estate's gardens, the mansion, on nature trails and in everyday tasks such as ticket sales and serving at special events. At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the trails used for nature hikes, have expressed anger and dismay over an agreement that Filoli says they must sign by March 1 or lose their volunteer jobs.

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  16. Menlo research lab opposes proposed new high schoolRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | Almanac

    As the Sequoia Union High School District moves ahead with plans to build a new high school for 300 to 400 students at 150 Jefferson Drive in the industrial area of Menlo Park, the proposed school is getting the cold shoulder from its future neighbor. The site is bracketed by the offices of Exponent Inc., a failure-analysis and research firm located on Jefferson Drive for almost 25 years.

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  17. Atherton close to choosing architect for new civic centerRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton will soon choose between two finalists bidding to design the town's new civic center, and is scheduled to sign an agreement with the architects, as well as with the group that is raising funds to pay for much of the project, in February. On Jan. 27, the Atherton City Council met with its Civic Center Advisory Committee to interview representatives of the two design finalists, WRNS Studio and Swatt On Feb. 2, the Civic Center Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet at 4:30 p.m. in the town's council chambers at 94 Ashfield Road to discuss its final recommendation to the council.

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  18. Atherton close to choosing civic center architectRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton will soon choose between two finalists bidding to design the town's new civic center, and is scheduled to sign an agreement with the architects, as well as with the group that is raising funds to pay for much of the project, in February. On Tuesday, Jan. 27, the Atherton City Council will meet with its Civic Center Advisory Committee at noon in the council chambers, 94 Ashfield Road, to interview representative of the two civic center design finalists, WRNS Studio and Swatt Miers .

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  19. Reubens and brewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Matt Levin, owner of Refuge, says he didn't aim to open a pastrami and Belgian beer-oriented restaurant; it just turned out that way. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  20. District reviews possibilities for new Menlo Park high schoolRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | Almanac

    While it is still early in the process, the discussion at a meeting of the Sequoia Union High School District's board Wednesday night, Jan. 14, offered a glimpse of what some district officials are envisioning for a new small high school in Menlo Park -- a school with a technology focus that partners with business and the community college district, and has architecture as distinctive as its mission. The district is finalizing the purchase of a 2.1-acre property at 150 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park, "an area that's rapidly shifting from light industry to high tech," according to Sequoia Union superintendent Jim Lianides.

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