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  1. Nonprofit to offer intensive outpatient program for teensRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2017 | Almanac

    A donation from an anonymous Palo Alto resident has enabled Children's Health Council to address a "critical gap in teen mental health services" by opening what the nonprofit says will be the city's first intensive outpatient program for teenagers with moderate to severe mental-health issues. Children's Health Council , which provides a range of mental-health and educational services to local youth and families, plans to open the after-school therapy program on its main campus in Palo Alto this spring, according to an announcement.

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  2. How locals are responding to Trump presidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | Almanac

    Maryann Derwin of Portola Valley was one of hundreds of thousands of people who marched in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 21 to protest the policies of Donald Trump on the day after his inauguration. Local public officials and residents are pledging to get involved to organize and act, locally and in concert with communities, in response to the presidency of Donald Trump.

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  3. 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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  4. Menlo Park: Groundbreaking Monday for fire station, museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Almanac

    A rendering of the proposed two-story fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park. On the site where little more than a month ago the old fire station in downtown Menlo Park was demolished, construction will soon begin on a new fire station and museum.

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  5. '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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  6. Menlo Park resident aims to slow down the caffeine sceneRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2016 | Almanac

    If waiting impatiently in line for Starbucks, Philz or Peet's for your caffeine dose isn't your, well, cup of tea, a new shop in Redwood City may offer an alternative. Set for its grand opening on Friday, Dec. 2, Lovejoy's, an English tea room, will be a new place for people to go to fill their scone and crumpet cravings and sip tea from bottomless pots.

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  7. Menlo Park: Oak Grove Avenue fire station bites the dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | Almanac

    The 64-year-old fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. succumbed to the excavator's jaws on Monday, Nov. 28, to make way for a new two-story fire station -- and fire-equipment museum. The demolition of the fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park on Monday, Nov. 28, was a necessary step before construction could begin on a new station set to open in May of 2018.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Housing march in North Fair Oaks reveals deep anxiety over displacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Almanac

    Participants in a housing march through North Fair Oaks and Redwood City carry signs in opposition to evictions and rent increases at apartments at 180 Buckingham Ave. in North Fair Oaks. 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.

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  12. Menlo Park looking into fleet of delivery robots for pilot programRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | Almanac

    Entrepreneurs, take note: If you want to pitch the Menlo Park City Council on something newfangled, it can't hurt to sweeten your presentation with a box of treats from a Menlo Park bakery. That's what happened at a presentation by Starship Industries during the council's Oct. 25 meeting, while the company pitched council members on a pilot program to operate a fleet of delivery robots in town.

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  13. District looks at cost of non-resident employees' kids attending district schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Almanac

    This year, 67 students in the Menlo Park City School District live outside the district, but have parents who work for the district. Board member Terry Thygesen figures it could be costing the district $1 million a year.

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  14. Menlo Park: Contract awarded for new fire stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2016 | Almanac

    A rendering of the proposed two-story fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park. On Oct. 18, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District approved a contract for up to $7.5 million with Gonsalves and Stronck, a San Carlos-based construction company that has built three other fire stations in the fire district, according to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman.

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  15. 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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  16. Portola Valley: Lynette Hovland named principal of Ormondale Elementary SchoolRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | Almanac

    The district's governing board is scheduled to give Ms. Hovland's appointment final approval at its Sept.

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  17. County gets more angry feedback about Surf Air noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | Almanac

    San Mateo County said the dark band on this aerial photo shows the route used by planes headed to the San Carlos , including Surf Air, on an instrument-guided route. San Mateo County was looking for feedback from the public about noise issues connected with the county-owned and operated San Carlos Airport when it held the second of two town hall meetings on Sept.

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  18. Recycling center sustains significant damage in fireRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | Almanac

    The Shoreway Environmental Center recycling facility in San Carlos sustained significant damage in a four-alarm fire Wednesday night and repairs are expected to take four to six months, according to Joe La Mariana, executive director of RethinkWaste , which owns the center. Meanwhile, all operations on the 16-acre site, including the transfer station, will remain open for business as usual, receiving garbage, organics and materials from construction and demolition projects, he said.

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  19. Four-alarm fire at Shoreway Environmental CenterRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | Almanac

    A four-alarm fire Wednesday night at the Shoreway Environmental Center, the recycling and refuse transfer station in San Carlos, was extinguished just before midnight, according to Redwood City Fire Department. Fire officials reported at 11:19 p.m. that several crews were battling a blaze at the center located at 333 Shoreway Road.

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  20. Menlo Park bans drones, remote-controlled aircraft from parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | Almanac

    Among the pilots who frequent Bedwell Bayfront Park to fly model airplanes, model gliders and quadcopters are, from left, Richard Bright, Frank Dickinson, Silas Kwok, Mitch Brenner and Michael Otrada, photographed on Aug. 27. After hearing passionate comments by more than 22 people, among them numerous model airplane hobbyists and birdwatchers, the Menlo Park City Council voted 4-0 on Aug. 23, with Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith absent, to ban remote controlled aircraft and unmanned aerial systems, or drones, in city parks. The ban comes with a couple of caveats.

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