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  1. Profile: Woodside, a work in progress, and Ron Romines likes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Almanac

    Ron Romines spent 10 years on the Woodside Town Council, much of it in support of maintaining the qualities that distinguish it as a community with "rural character." In introducing the chapter on land use, Woodside's general plan says rural character "should be retained or restored as much as possible."

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  2. Parents hire after-school driving help by appRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Almanac

    A Zum driver opens the door for a child in San Mateo County after driving him home. While the parental headache of juggling kids between soccer practices, orthodontist appointments and piano lessons has been outsourced by many families to babysitters and nannies, there's now an app for kid transport.

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  3. Stanford Jazz Festival in full swingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Almanac

    Bassist Linda Oh will serve as the rhythmic backbone in a number of performances at this year's Stanford Jazz Festival. Photo by Vincent Soyez.

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  4. USA women beat Hungary in water polo exhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident KK Clark scored twice and the United States women's Olympic water polo team downed Hungary, 11-6, in an exhibition game in Greenwich, CT on Wednesday night. The U.S. has one game remaining with Hungary, to be played at Fordham in the Bronx at 10 a.m. Saturday.

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  5. DA proposes mandatory prison sentence for sexual-assault crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Almanac

    Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen speaks during a press conference outside the Palo Alto Courthouse with Deputy District Attorney Alaleh Kianerci on Wednesday, June 22, to announce proposed legislation that would make those convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious and intoxicated person ineligible for probation. The legislation was inspired by the victim in the Brock Turner Stanford sexual-assault case.

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  6. Menlo Park Legends lose at Santa Barbara 5-2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Almanac

    After an 8-0 start to the season in non-league play, the Menlo Park Legends are finding California Collegiate League play to be more of a test. Menlo Park scored a run in the top of the first.

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  7. Brock Turner juror to judge: 'Shame on you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2016 | Almanac

    Former Stanford University student Brock Turner walks towards the Palo Alto Courthouse with his parents as his trial begins on March 17, 2016. Photo by Veronica Weber/PaloAltoOnline.com.

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  8. Local trio on U.S. U-19 women's national soccer team tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Almanac

    Sacred Heart Prep grad Tierna Davidson is on the U.S. U-19 Women's National Team. Photo courtesy of US Soccer.

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  9. SHP grad helps USA women open FINA Super Final with winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident and Sacred Heart Prep grad KK Clark scored four goals to help the U.S. Women's National Team open the FINA World League Super Final with a convincing 20-2 water polo victory over Brazil on Tuesday in Shanghai, China. Maddie Musselman scored six goals to lead the Americans , who face Canada in pool play Wednesday.

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  10. You, too, can be a computer engineer, Facebook tells kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2016 | Almanac

    A parent and child at Facebook's TechPrep Roadshow on May 11 at Menlo-Atherton High School. Much has been written about two core challenges in the tech sector: shortages of skilled programmers and a workforce that lacks diversity.

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  11. Sacred Heart Prep sending 18 student-athletes to collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | Almanac

    Sacred Heart Prep's Class of 2016 that boasts 18 student-athletes headed to play 10 different sports in the collegiate ranks includes Justin Harmon, Nick Oliver, Andrew Daschbach, Finn Banks and Matthew MacFarquhar. Jack Hocker, Tierna Davidson, Malaika Koshy, Kayla Holman and Libby Muir.

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  12. Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Almanac

    The interior of Cuckoo's Nest, a private club for entrepreneurs at 68 Willow Road. An application for a liquor license has been put on hold following outcry from residents of nearby homes.

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  13. Menlo Park reduces fees for retrieving towed vehiclesRead the original story

    May 13, 2016 | Almanac

    The city of Menlo Park has reduced the fee it charges to retrieve a towed vehicle from an impound lot to $125 and discontinued a $100 extra fee for those retrieving cars before the customary 30-day holding period. Menlo Park's towed-vehicle fees were the subject of a [ June 2015 story by a Stanford graduate journalism student, who pointed out that city's fees were higher than in many other California cities, including Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Diego.

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  14. Worth a LookRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Almanac

    Douglas Brett's whimsical metal sculptures are included in this year's "Fine Art in the Park" event, held in Lincoln Park in Los Altos this weekend. Image courtesy Fine Art in the Park The annual "Fine Art in the Park" festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, May 14, and Sunday, May 15, at Lincoln Park, 199 University Ave., Los Altos, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The open-air event features around 170 artists showing a variety of original works in many different media and proceeds go to support local community-service agencies and international-development projects.

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  15. Business: How Woodside exec uses robot at his Sand Hill Road officeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Almanac

    How can you be in two places at once? If you ask Geoff Rehnert of Woodside, it's easy. Now that his company has a small team of telepresence robots called BeamPro, "it's like having an avatar," he says.

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  16. Worth a LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Almanac

    Menlowe Ballet's spring production, "Collage," features three world-premiere pieces and will be performed at Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center this weekend. Courtesy of Menlowe Ballet.

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  17. 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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  18. 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 Portola Valley will hold a free Earth Day celebration, including live music; workshops; giveaways; information about food waste, recycling, water and energy conservation; electric cars and more on Saturday, April 23, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.

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  19. Obituary: Ronald Allen Kovas, Menlo College professor, former Sunset magazine execRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | Almanac

    Ronald Allen Kovas of Atherton, a professor at Menlo College and a former president of Sunset Publishing Corp., died on April 8. He was 74. Mr. Kovas was a professor at Menlo College from 2013 until his death. His family says his "love of mentoring and inspiring others was fully met in that role."

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  20. Authors' salon raises funds for Peninsula VolunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2016 | Almanac

    An author's salon featuring five writers was hosted Sunday, April 10 to raise funds for Peninsula Volunteers. Though the skies on the morning of April 10 were gray and the weather drizzly, the room at the Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club in Menlo Park was bright as five authors spoke on a panel at an authors' salon.

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