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  1. Neuroscience pioneer tapped as Stanford's new presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Almanac

    Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Stanford University's newly chosen president, speaks during a press conference announcing his new role on Feb. 4, 2016. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  2. Help for stressed-out studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Almanac

    Dr. Neville Golden told the audience at the panel discussion on "Positive Responses to Our Children's Distress Signals" that adolescents often don't even know they are stressed. "I've never seen an adolescent who comes in and says, 'Doctor I'm stressed,'" he said.

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  3. Worth a LookRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Almanac

    The African American Composer Initiative will celebrate Valerie Capers with two concerts featuring original compositions and jazz standards. Photo Courtesy of the African American Composer Initiative.

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  4. County hears from residents on Alpine Road troublesRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Almanac

    It's well known that traffic congestion and safe passage for cyclists and pedestrians are major issues on Alpine Road between approximately Junipero Serra Boulevard and the border of Ladera and Portola Valley. At the invitation of the San Mateo County Public Works Department, about 60 area residents, most from Stanford Weekend Acres and Ladera, gathered at Ladera's Woodland School on Jan. 21 to talk about these issues and what might be done to alleviate them.

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  5. Menlo Park-based InnVision Shelter Network unveils new brandRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Almanac

    After a year in the works, a new name and brand for InnVision Shelter Network, the Menlo Park-based homeless services nonprofit, was announced Jan. 26. The organization will continue its same services, providing shelters and resources for people facing homelessness from Daly City to San Jose, but under a new "LifeMoves" brand, said Amy Wright, LifeMoves vice president of development. The name change comes about three and a half years after a merger of two nonprofits, InnVision and the Shelter Network, that left a lengthy title in its wake.

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  6. Tonight: Public meeting on Alpine Road corridor studyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 21 | Almanac

    A community meeting with San Mateo County officials on a study of the Alpine Road corridor is set for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 21, at Woodland School in Ladera. If you're walking or prefer a bike path to a bike lane, the path along the south side of the road is in a seemingly permanent state of disrepair, in part because it runs alongside San Francisquito Creek with the creek's erosive impact on the infrastructure that relies on the creek bank's stability.

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  7. New book details history of World War I training camp in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | Almanac

    Soldiers at Camp Fremont with a dog. Troops liked to keep pets at the camp and smuggle them overseas when possible, says the author of the new book on Camp Fremont.

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  8. Menlo Park gets started on two major rail crossing projectsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | Almanac

    The city of Menlo Park has taken initial steps on two major transportation projects designed to improve east-west connectivity and enhance safety at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing. One project would build a bicycle and pedestrian undercrossing of the railroad tracks at Middle Avenue.

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  9. Golden Shears barbershop closes after 53 years in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Almanac

    Louis Arenas, who opened Golden Shears in 1963, says the closing "hurts - but that's the way it is." / 2013 photo by Michelle Le After almost 53 years of operation, Golden Shears, Menlo Park's old-fashioned barbershop, closed its doors for the last time on Sunday, Jan. 10. The antique barber chairs, which dated from the 1890s, have been stripped from the building, leaving the black-and-white tiled floor barren of customers and their hair clippings for the first time since the shop opened in 1963.

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  10. What's the future for the Guild Theatre?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 11 | Almanac

    The Guild Theatre, one of the few remaining single-screen movie theaters in the Bay Area, has been listed as available for long-term lease and redevelopment as offices or a mixed-use building. Since 1926, when it opened with the silent film "King of the Turf," the Guild Theatre has welcomed moviegoers in downtown Menlo Park.

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  11. What happened in Menlo Park in 2015?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Almanac

    In September, Stanford once again revised its plan to develop 8.4 acres of its land along a southeastern stretch of El Camino Real in Menlo Park. / Rendering courtesy of Stanford University.

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  12. Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safetyRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2015 | Almanac

    Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements drop by 1 percent after Medicare found their patients had too many hospital-acquired conditions, according to documents recently released by the federal Hospital-Acquired Condition Reduction Program. The program was created in 2010 as part of the Affordable Care Act to improve hospital quality.

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  13. Woodside mayor steps down after one termRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2015 | Almanac

    Woodside mayor and retired private-sector financial officer Tom Shanahan is leaving the Town Council after one four-year term. Leaving with him will be his uncommon skill at running meetings, his outspoken Libertarian viewpoint, and his abiding sense of humor.

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  14. Tarlton Properties to match up to $20K in donations to Belle Haven BikesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2015 | Almanac

    John Tarlton announces Tarlton Properties' commitment to match donations up to $20,000 for Belle Haven Bikes, a nonprofit that promotes bike culture and teaches bike safety and mechanic skills to Belle Haven youth. Behind: Cindy Welton, Menlo Park bicycle commissioner.

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  15. Menlo Park: Council, staff to review downtown plan changesRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park City Council will continue its discussion on changes it wants to make in the city's El Camino Real/downtown specific plan, when it meets on Tuesday, Dec. 15. The plan, which governs development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor, was adopted by the city in 2012 and last reviewed in 2013. Council members will focus on providing direction to city staff on how to move forward with policies they identified last month that would change parking rates; create a public benefits fund; and set clearer standards for sidewalks, setbacks, and the permissible number of vehicle trips new developments can add.

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  16. Caine-Desplat weddingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | Almanac

    The bride is the daughter of Marilyn and Robert Caine of Emerald Hills. She is a graduate of St. Joseph's School and St. Francis High School.

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  17. Art: 'Chasing Light and Reflection'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Almanac

    The oil painting "Spring Meadow" by Alice Weil is one of the featured artworks in her December exhibit in the Portola Art Gallery at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. In an exhibit entitled "Chasing Light and Reflection," artist Alice Weil will show her oils and acrylics, inspired by the rolling hills and oaks of the Bay Area, during December at the Portola Art Gallery, located at the Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park.

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  18. Saturday service for R. Hollis Elliott, retired Menlo Park attorneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Almanac

    A celebration of the life of R. Hollis Elliott will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Harry's Hofbrau, 1909 El Camino Real, in Redwood City. Mr. Elliott, a longtime Menlo Park resident, died Nov. 1 of a massive heart attack at his home in Santa Rosa.

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  19. School adds local twist to innovative learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Almanac

    The multipurpose room at Laurel Elementary School in Atherton was abuzz with excitement on a recent Monday morning, as 43 third-graders stood behind desks, presenting their ideas for what Stanford developers should do with the public space that will become Middle Plaza, located at 500 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Parents and real-life Stanford developers wandered the project displays, each featuring a to-scale design poster paired with a written justification for each of the features these students wanted.

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  20. Police calls: Shotgun and handgun stolen in Menlo Park burglaryRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | Almanac

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

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