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  1. Can social media play a role in youth suicide prevention?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Almanac

    Jo Robinson, head of suicide prevention research at Orygen Youth Health in Melbourne, Australia, gave a talk at the Stanford University School of Medicine on Monday, June 29, on the role social media and web-based interventions can play in youth suicide prevention. Photo by Elena Kadvany.

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  2. Atherton estate traces 145 years of local historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Almanac

    The driveway that leads from Laurel Street to Fennwood seems to wind back the years as it winds back to the estate. As the long, long driveway to the home at 151 Laurel St. in Atherton winds back, and back and back, through walls of vegetation, it feels almost as if the decades are winding back with it.

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  3. Top local golfers shoot for U.S. Junior Amateur berthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Almanac

    Many of the top young golfers on the Peninsula will be touring the Stanford Golf Course on Monday with hopes of qualifying for the U.S. Junior Amateur Championships in July. Hoping to advance to the national junior tournament July 20-25 at Colleton River Plantation in Bluffton, S.C., include Max Ting of Atherton, Colt and Dakota McNealy of Portola Valley, John Foley of Los Altos Hills, William Hsieh of Atherton, Ahmed Ali of Palo Alto, Oliver Cho of Los Altos Hills, Henry Hughes of Palo Alto, Avi Khemani of Los Altos Hills, and Joonsung Ha of Palo Alto.

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  4. Stanford Driving School closes; students strandedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Almanac

    One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers are feeling ditched by the side of the road, former clients are saying. A Palo Alto mainstay, Stanford Driving School shut down on May 18, leaving parents and students scrambling to get their money back -- and to get into new schools during a peak time for driving lessons.

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  5. Two local golfers in good position at Cal State AmateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Almanac

    Menlo School grad Andrew Buchanan of Los Altos shot a 1-over 73 on the first day of the 104th California Amateur Championships at Lake Merced Golf Club on Monday. Photo courtesy of ncga.org Menlo School grad Andrew Buchanan of Los Altos and Portola Valley resident Dakota McNealy got off to solid starts at the 104th annual California Amateur Championships following Monday's opening round of stroke play at Lake Merced Golf Club in Daly City.

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  6. M-A grad wins gold at World Cup 2 rowing event in ItalyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Almanac

    The U.S. rowed in 10 finals Sunday on Lake Varese in Italy at the World Cup 2 and delivered big, taking gold medals in the men's four, the women's four and the women's eight, silver in the women's single, the women's double and women's pair and bronze in the women's quadruple sculls and men's eight. And considering the amount of adversity the women's team had to deal with this week, with injuries and a virus that incapacitated two athletes, resulting in multiple lineup changes and the withdrawal of one of two women's fours they had planned to race, the medals were a testament to the resiliency and depth of the women's team.

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  7. Woodside gives Stanford habitat awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Almanac

    This fence earned Stanford University an honorary Backyard Habitat award from Woodside after Stanford decided to use wooden rather than aluminum posts. In Woodside's fourth year of recognizing residents who allow their properties to be open and accessible to wildlife, the town has honored a non-resident for erecting a fence on land not within town boundaries.

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  8. Stanford plans to add housing, reduce offices in Menlo Park complexRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 18 | Almanac

    In addition to revamping the design for a public plaza at Middle Avenue, Stanford University is looking at adding housing units and reducing the amount of office space in the approximately 430,000-square-foot mixed-use complex it plans to build at 500 El Camino Real i Menlo Park in partnership with developer John Arrillaga. The revisions are still in process, Stanford spokeswoman Jean McCown said, and the tweaked proposal may be submitted to the city of Menlo Park by the end of summer.

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  9. Woodside gives Stanford habitat awardRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Almanac

    In Woodside's fourth year of recognizing residents who allow their properties to be open and accessible to wildlife, the town has honored a non-resident for erecting a fence on land not within town boundaries. A unanimous Town Council voted to give Stanford University an honorary Backyard Habitat Award for choosing to replace a deteriorating wooden post-and-wire fence in a grassy meadow with another such fence using recycled posts rather than aluminum posts as had been planned, according Nancy Reyering of the town's Open Space Committee.

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  10. Santa Cruz Ave. closes for block partyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Almanac

    Sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce, the ninth annual Menlo Park Block Party on Wednesday, June 17, will close Santa Cruz Avenue to traffic for a night of local shopping, live music, classic cars, food and more. The free event runs from 5 to 9 p.m. Also on Wednesday, the free summer concert series kicks off with a performance by Beatles tribute band The Sun Kings.

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  11. Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Almanac

    A schematic showing the proposed location for the public plaza at Stanford University's planned mixed-use complex along 500 El Camino Real. Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza for Stanford University's proposed mixed-use complex on El Camino Real in Menlo Park.

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  12. Women unite to ease return to workforceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | Almanac

    Singari Seshadri, founder of SparkUp, discusses networking opportunities with Saira Naqvi at the Sparkup meeting in Menlo Park on May 19, 2015. Meeting some of the women who are part of a new local group trying to help women return to paid employment after a "career break" makes one aware that Silicon Valley may be wasting a precious resource that has nothing to do with the drought.

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  13. Saturday: Playhouses auctioned in annual fundraiser June 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Almanac

    Twelve one-of-a-kind, life-size children's playhouses will be featured at the "Dreams Happen" fundraising auction on Saturday, June 6, at the Stanford Shopping Center. Each year, the fantasy playhouses go on the auction block, with proceeds benefiting Rebuilding Together Peninsula, a nonprofit dedicated to rehabilitating homes and community buildings.

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  14. Police CallsRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and the Menlo Park Police Department. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  15. Police calls: Bandit toting pillowcase sighted in Ladera?Read the original story

    Jun 2, 2015 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and the Menlo Park Police Department. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  16. Tonight: Tina Seelig launches new book at Kepler'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2015 | Almanac

    Can creativity be taught? Can entrepreneurial skills? They can, and so can innovation and the concepts of imagination, says Tina Seelig, a professor at Stanford University's engineering school and a teacher at Stanford's Institute of Design. Ms. Seelig, a resident of Portola Valley and a scholar on creativity and the entrepreneurial spirit, is the author of the new book "Insight Out: Get Ideas Out of Your Head and Into the World."

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  17. Worth a Look: A community festival, garden sculptures and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Almanac

    East Palo Alto's Youth Action Team will host the fourth annual Art and Music Festival at Bell Park on Saturday, May 30. Photo courtesy of Youth Action Team. This week, check out East Palo Alto's family-friendly Art and Music Festival, catch vocal quartet The Manhattan Transfer at the JCC, see sculptural works on display at Filoli and more.

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  18. Thursday: Middle Avenue plaza design workshopRead the original story

    May 27, 2015 | Almanac

    Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off Middle Avenue, part of its planned mixed-use complex at vacant car lots along the 500 block of El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Stanford said in a press release that it has shifted the location and "dramatically increased" the size of the plaza as part of reworking the original proposal.

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  19. Menlo Park briefsRead the original story

    May 26, 2015 | Almanac

    Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off Middle Avenue, part of its planned mixed-use complex at vacant car lots along the 500 block of El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Stanford said in a press release that it has shifted the location and "dramatically increased" the size of the plaza as part of reworking the original proposal.

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  20. Worth a Look: The Corner Laughers, Italian master drawings and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Almanac

    This week, catch Midpeninsula indie band The Corner Laughers on KZSU, check out drawings by Italian master artists at the Cantor Arts Center and more. "Henrietta Leavitt never got the credit for measuring the stars."

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