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  1. Guest opinion: Make Menlo Park great again with Trump-linked lobbyist?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Almanac

    The increasingly frustrating traffic in Menlo Park has incited residents to urge the City Council to take action. The city has plans to initiate public infrastructure projects to ease traffic, but these projects require additional outside funding.

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  2. Obituary: Eric Reed, local boy who did well for himself and othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 22 | Almanac

    Eric Laurence Reed grew up in Portola Valley, graduated from local schools and came to public service somewhat late in his now foreshortened life. Mr. Reed, a former councilman and mayor of Belmont, died Dec. 8 at his Belmont home, about two miles from the San Mateo hospital where he was born.

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  3. Menlo Park: Dave Bertini named interim police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 21 | Almanac

    When Menlo Park Police Chief Bob Jonsen departs to head Palo Alto's police department on Jan. 5, Menlo Park will have an interim chief with a familiar face: Commander Dave Bertini. Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre has named Cmdr.

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  4. Cal Fire declares high fire danger this weekend for three countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | Almanac

    Firefighters in San Mateo, San Francisco and Santa Cruz counties are preparing for a windy weekend with warmer temperatures and low humidity, a combination that adds up to high danger of fire. The California Department of Forestry and Fire issued a ban on Friday that, with some exceptions, prohibits outdoor fires in unincorporated areas.

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  5. Senior housing proposed at site of John Bentley's restaurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2017 | Almanac

    A rendering of the proposed 90-unit senior living facility at 2915 El Camino Real, as seen from the intersection of El Camino Real and E. Selby Lane, just north of Atherton. Sunrise Senior Living Corp. has proposed to build a 90-unit residential care facility at 2915 El Camino Real, where the John Bentley's restaurant is located.

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  6. Tuesday: Atherton coffee with Marc Berman and Mike LempresRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2017 | Almanac

    California state Assemblyman Marc Berman, D-Palo Alto, and Atherton Mayor Mike Lempres will meet with constituents over coffee to discuss community matters and state legislation on Tuesday, Nov. 28, from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in the Atherton council chambers at 94 Ashfield Road.

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  7. 'Annie' raises $10K for children's fundRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2017 | Almanac

    Woodside Community Theatre took the can-do spirit of the heroine of its latest production, "Annie," to heart, and accomplished two firsts: raising more than $10,000 for needy children, and selling the most tickets since 1959 when the amateur company was founded. WCT put on seven shows at the end of October at Woodside High School Performing Arts Center, selling more than 2,500 tickets overall, and selling out twice.

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  8. Major changes at Flood Park could worsen traffic in areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2017 | Almanac

    Planned changes in facilities and uses at San Mateo County Flood Park, located along Bay Road in Menlo Park. The changes would be made over several years.

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  9. State of the city? Things are good, Menlo Park mayor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Almanac

    Mayor Kirsten Keith gives the State of the City speech held at the British Bankers Club on Oct. 12, 2017. Photo by Michelle Le Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith presented an upbeat take on where things stand in Menlo Park during her "State of the City" address Oct. 12 at the renovated British Bankers Club restaurant downtown.

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  10. Early voting has started in the Nov. 7 electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2017 | Almanac

    San Mateo County began mailing ballots to vote-by-mail voters this week, and has opened voting centers for early voting for the Nov. 7 election. Locally, the only items on the ballot are Measure F -- Atherton's parcel tax, and three seats on the Portola Valley School District board.

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  11. Ravenswood school district open to new funding planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Almanac

    The superintendent of the Ravenswood City School District, Gloria Hernandez-Goff, announced Oct. 5 that she plans to re-enter conversations with other local jurisdictions about a new way to raise money for the school district. The district, which is based in East Palo Alto and serves about 3,4000 students in that city and eastern Menlo Park, is one of the "lowest-funded" in San Mateo County, according to Ms.

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  12. Tuesday: Menlo Park Kiwanis Club talk on veterans servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2017 | Almanac

    Veterans services, a journalist's life in Russia, navigating college admissions, how to grow a green thumb with advice from Allied Arts head gardener, and the growing support for ballet in Menlo Park are the eclectic topics to be discussed at Menlo Park Kiwanis Club meetings in October. Norman Aleman, San Mateo County's Veteran Services officer, will discuss services available to veterans and what needs to be done to improve the system on Tuesday, Oct. 3. Mr. Aleman oversee county programs to assist military veterans and their families' gain access to VA benefits, including housing, health care, money and education.

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  13. Menlo Park: Mayor's 'community conversation' on education raises specter of secessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | Almanac

    From left: San Mateo County Board of Education member Joe Ross, Santa Clara County Education Policy Director Suzanne Carrig and Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith talk about the status of education in eastern Menlo Park. A meeting convened by Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith last night to discuss educational quality in eastern Menlo Park drew what appeared to be a triple-digit crowd eager to share opinions on what might be done to tackle the disparities in funding and education outcomes across the city of Menlo Park.

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  14. Tonight: Changing how local elections are conductedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2017 | Almanac

    Big changes in the way elections are conducted in San Mateo County - including ending precinct voting places and giving every registered voter a mail-in ballot - will be discussed at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, at the Woodside Road United Methodist Church, 2000 Woodside Road in Redwood City.

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  15. Firefighters return from Hurricane Harvey rescue effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2017 | Almanac

    Some of the Bay Area firefighters who have been helping with water rescue efforts in Texas in response to flooding from Hurricane Harvey are heading home, a fire department spokeswoman said. A total of 47 personnel flew home to the Oakland Airport on Monday, according to Aisha Knowles of the Alameda County Fire Department.

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  16. Want to know more about how county government works?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Almanac

    San Mateo County is taking applications for its free nine-week citizens' academy, Civics 101, which provide a look at the inner workings of county government through presentations by department heads, a hike at Edgewood Park and a tour of San Mateo Medical Center. Classes start Sept.

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  17. Another sales tax hike proposed, and voters seem to like itRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | Almanac

    It's almost been five years since San Mateo County voters approved Measure A, a 10-year county-wide half-cent sales tax that generates about $80 million annually for the county's general fund. Then seven months ago, voters approved a 20-year extension of that tax.

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  18. Ex-assemblyman Gordon to head California Forestry AssociationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | Almanac

    Former assemblyman Rich Gordon says ethical concerns led him to drop plans to run for a seat on the state tax board. He said he recently accepted an offer to be president and CEO of the California Forestry Association, a trade group.

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  19. Like brother, like sister: there's power in those armsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Almanac

    There's a delicate balance of power in the Liu household when it comes to sports. And even though Kylie Liu is the little sister to a talented big brother, she can't let him get too far ahead.

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  20. Little League all-star tournaments: where they standRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2017 | Almanac

    The District 52 Little League Majors 11-12-year-old all-star tournament has reached its Elite Eight. That's how many teams remain alive entering play on Wednesday.

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