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  1. Back to school: Woodside preschool changes more than its buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Almanac

    It may be hard to imagine right now, but by mid-September two classes of preschoolers will be meeting in this building on the campus of Woodside Elementary School, which was photographed on Thursday, Aug. 20. While as many as 60 construction workers swarmed over Woodside Elementary School's campus each day last week, it was a little hard to believe the school would be ready to welcome more than 400 students by its Aug. 25 opening day of school. The first of the three major projects underway on the school grounds this summer is a new two-classroom building for the tuition-based preschool that operates at Woodside.

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  2. Menlo Park school district expands language programsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 28 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language programs to all district students. Last year design teams of parents, educators and students from each school met at the Stanford Design School to create prototype world language programs to launch this school year.

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  3. Back to school: Woodside preschool changes more than its buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | Almanac

    It may be hard to imagine right now, but by mid-September two classes of preschoolers will be meeting in this building on the campus of Woodside Elementary School, which was photographed on Thursday, Aug. 20. While as many as 60 construction workers swarmed over Woodside Elementary School's campus each day last week, it was a little hard to believe the school would be ready to welcome more than 400 students by its Aug. 25 opening day of school. The first of the three major projects underway on the school grounds this summer is a new two-classroom building for the tuition-based preschool that operates at Woodside.

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  4. SHP's Koshy named a first team All-American in water poloRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Almanac

    Sacred Heart Prep's Malaika Koshy was named to the First Team on the NISCA/Speedo All-American girls' water polo team. Photo by Keith Peters/Palo Alto Online Sports.

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  5. Tonight: Can Menlo Park afford to make city parks herbicide-free?Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Almanac

    In response to community concerns about the use of the herbicide Roundup Pro Max in city parks, the Menlo Park City Council will consider tonight a pilot program to create herbicide-free areas at four of those parks. In addition, the council may give the city manager authority to seek bids on a plan to adopt an herbicide-free policy for all 12 city parks.

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  6. Tuesday: Kiwanis talk on plan for Stanford plaza in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Almanac

    Lucy Wicks, associate director of community relations at Stanford University, will give a talk on Tuesday, Aug. 25, on "The Planned Stanford Plaza at 500 El Camino Real" in Menlo Park. The talk will be given at the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Menlo Park, which meets each Tuesday from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park.

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  7. Feature story: Burgers and brews among friends at the Dutch GooseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Almanac

    Scott Davis pored over a newspaper while nursing a golden ale as a bright afternoon sun peeked into the patio of one of the Midpeninsula's most iconic watering holes. The 49-year-old insurance broker, a Menlo Park resident, has been a Dutch Goose regular for some 30 years.

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  8. Contractor's equipment starts grass fire near Webb RanchRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Almanac

    Fire Marshal Denise Enea of the Woodside Fire Protection District said she plans to talk with the land management department at Stanford University about fire-safety protocols when working in dry grass. For the second time in about a year, a contractor using equipment in a field of dry grass and brush on Stanford lands near Webb Ranch started a grass fire, this time shortly after noon on Aug. 11, according to fire officials.

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  9. Grass fire at Webb Ranch is second in 12 monthsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Almanac

    Fire Marshal Denise Enea of the Woodside Fire Protection District said she plans to talk with the land management department at Stanford University about fire-safety protocols when working in dry grass. For the second time in about a year, a contractor using equipment in a field of dry grass and brush on Stanford lands near Webb Ranch started a grass fire, this time shortly after noon on Aug. 11, according to fire officials.

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  10. Kiwanis Club talk on combating homelessnessRead the original story

    Monday Aug 17 | Almanac

    Brock Burrell, business outreach specialist for the organization, Downtown Streets Team, will give a talk in Menlo Park on Tuesday, Aug. 18, on how his agency combats homelessness. The talk will be at the meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Menlo Park, which meets each Tuesday from noon to 1:15 p.m. at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park.

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  11. Worth a Look: Live Latin music, a skit competition and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Almanac

    The 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," will screen for free at Palo Alto's Mitchell Park on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 8 p.m. Image courtesy of Warner Bros. Ent. This week, watch the 1971 classic, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," check out a skit competition conducted entirely in Mandarin and catch a concert by Latin and world music vocalist Kat Parra.

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  12. Menlo Park: Vehicle impound problem: City manager says he'll look into itRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Almanac

    Legislation is in the works in Sacramento that could ease the pain of impoverished drivers who see their vehicles impounded because they're driving with a suspended license. The issue has resonance in Menlo Park.

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  13. Vehicle impound problem: City manager says he'll look into itRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 11 | Almanac

    Legislation is in the works in Sacramento that could ease the pain of impoverished drivers who see their vehicles impounded because they're driving with a suspended license. The issue has resonance in Menlo Park.

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  14. Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre to reopenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2015 | Almanac

    After more than three months of closure for remodeling, downtown Palo Alto's Aquarius Theatre, at 430 Emerson St., will reopen this Friday, July 24. Built in 1969 and operated by Landmark Theatres since 1985, the theater closed on March 30 for significant renovations, including the addition of larger screens; luxury leather seats and recliners; a new sound system, acoustics and lighting; updated bathrooms; a new marquee and a restructured lobby including a concession stand serving gourmet hot treats like sweet potato fries and Gouda macaroni-and-cheese bites.

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  15. Police calls: Firefighters use Jaws of Life in Woodside accidentRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Almanac

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

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  16. Menlo Park: Electrical malfunction causes hotel fireRead the original story

    Jul 21, 2015 | Almanac

    An electrical malfunction started a fire Monday night at the Stanford Inn on El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Firefighters were able to quickly knock down the fire, and there were no reports of injuries, said Chief Harold Schapelhouman of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District.

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  17. Police CallsRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2015 | Almanac

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

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  18. Worth a Look: Arts open house, a swing dance concert and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | Almanac

    Djerassi artist-in-residence Donna Sternberg performs her original dance, "Mussels," during 2014's open house. Photo by Celia Olsen.

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  19. Obituary: Bette Moorman, lifelong advocate for childrenRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Almanac

    A celebration of the life of Bette Moorman of Atherton will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, July 17, at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church. Ms. Moorman died March 16 at the age of 91. Ms.

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  20. Menlo Park resident calls cops; three teens nabbedRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2015 | Almanac

    A call to police from an alert Menlo Park resident who spotted three people ransacking his car on Stanford Avenue in the early hours of Tuesday, July 7, led police to arrest three teens - two females and a male - on suspicion of multiple burglaries in Menlo Park. After the resident placed the call at around 3 a.m., police found three young people matching their description near the intersection of Lemon Street and Santa Cruz Avenue Officers searched the teens and found property owned by the resident in addition to items that are believed to have come from another victim's home, police said.

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