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  1. Artscene: A mermaid finds her voice in local theater showRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Almanac

    The dancing gulls, played by Allie Townsend, Grace Zdeblick, Yasmine Eichbaum, Becky Doyle and Carrie Perna, lend a hand as Ariel, played by Maria Ornes, tries to find her footing with her recently acquired legs. Photo by Stacie Doherty.

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  2. Woodside: Mountain Home Road closed due to fallen tree, wiresRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Almanac

    In an alert at 7:58 a.m. Monday , San Mateo County reported that Mountain Home Road in Woodside was closed between Manzanita Way and Woodside Road because a tree and wires were down in the roadway.

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  3. A dramatic finish to MA's perfect girls' soccer seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Almanac

    Josephine Cotto, who usually distributes the ball, turned goal-scorer in the nick of time, taking a pass from Olivia Shane and shooting from the top of the box into the corner of the net in the final minute of play. That gave the Menlo-Atherton girls' soccer team a dramatic 2-1 victory over host Woodside in the regular-season finale Thursday and a perfect ending to a perfect PAL Bay Division season.

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  4. Atherton approves plans for $37 million civic centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Almanac

    Atherton is on schedule to start construction of a new civic center by the end of the year, but first it will ask voters to allow using more public money to pay the $37.3 million estimated cost of the complex, which will include a new library; a police station; and town administration, planning and building offices. On Feb. 15, the Atherton City Council approved the final design of a new civic center and its $37.3 million cost estimate.

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  5. Woodside Elementary will keep two principalsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 16 | Almanac

    Until three years ago, the one-school Woodside Elementary School District was headed by a superintendent who also served as principal of the kindergarten-through-eighth-grade school, which currently has about 400 students. In fact the district added two principals.

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  6. Tonight: Community meeting on school parcel tax, financingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Almanac

    Voters with questions about the Menlo Park City School District's parcel tax ballot measure may get answers at a community meeting on Thursday, Feb. 16. The meeting will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center's Cypress Room at 700 Alma St. in the Menlo Park Civic Center. Mr. Burmeister also will discuss recent changes in public school financing and the state of the district's schools, its funding challenges and how they are being addressed.

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  7. Armed man robs Woodside branch of Chase BankRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Almanac

    Still from a video surveillance camera showing the suspect in a robbery of a Chase Bank branch in Woodside on Feb. 14. Sheriff's deputies are on the lookout for a man who robbed a Woodside branch of Chase Bank at 2977 Woodside Road while brandishing a handgun, then left with an undisclosed amount of cash at about 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 14, according to he San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. In a still image taken from the bank video surveillance system and provided by the Sheriff's Office, the suspect is shown as white and clean shaven and wearing a white beanie-style hat, sunglasses, a red sweatshirt, dark pants and dark shoes.

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  8. Police calls: Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, AthertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | 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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  9. Storm aftermath: Traffic resumes on La Honda Road in WoodsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Almanac

    Foreman Joel Duckworth of Granite Construction addressed foresters trimming branches on Feb. 9 above a slide that, on Feb. 7, piled rocks and mud onto La Honda Road just east of Grandview Drive in Woodside. After about three days of storm-related traffic restrictions that allowed only local residents on La Honda Road east of Skyline Boulevard, crews cleared a Feb. 7 mud and rock slide near Grandview Drive and one-way through traffic resumed at about 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, project Foreman Joel Duckworth of Granite Construction said.

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  10. M-A girls clinch first soccer title in nearly 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | Almanac

    Katie Guenin scored twice Menlo-Atherton clinched its first PAL Bay Division girls' soccer title in 19 years, beating visiting Aragon, 3-0, on Saturday.

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  11. Girls basketball: M-A clinches third straight titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Almanac

    Menlo-Atherton, as is its M.O., did not take long in establishing control in a 56-29 victory over visiting Woodside on Friday to clinch the PAL South Division girls basketball title. The Wildcats scored the game's first two points before the Bears took over and never looked back, building a 34-20 halftime lead.

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  12. Woodside: Old La Honda Road blockedRead the original story

    Friday Feb 10 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office issued an alert at 4:28 p.m. Friday advising drivers that a landslide was blocking Old La Honda Road about mid-way between Portola Road and Skyline Boulevard. The road is open to residents who live east of the blockage in the vicinity of 560 Old La Honda Road, but through traffic is being diverted to Kings Mountain Road.

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  13. Woodside: Rock slide blocks La Honda Road trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Almanac

    Foreman Joel Duckworth of Granite Contstruction talks to tree trimmers high above on Thursday as they prepare to trim heavy branches considered a threat to traffic and electrical wires just east of Grandview Drive in Woodside. The rock slide in the background is new.

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  14. Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thrivingRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after two tax measures went down in defeat. Since that ballot-box failure, school district officials have shown they are willing to respond to the concerns that appeared to have led to the defeat.

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  15. Atherton honors retiring police dogRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | Almanac

    Atherton police dog Karli was honored with a town proclamation after her recent retirement at the age of 7 and 1/2. It was a typical retirement send-off at the Jan. 18 Atherton City Council meeting as acting Police Chief Joe Wade reminisced about one of his first meetings with the departing member of the Atherton Police force.

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  16. Nancy Reyering's letter of resignationRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Almanac

    Here is the text of the Feb. 3, 2017, letter of resignation by Nancy Reyering, a member of the town's Architectural and Site Review Board and Open Space Committee. I am writing to formally notify the Town of Woodside that I am declining to reapply for my positions on both the Open Space Committee and the ASRB.

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  17. Woodside: Highway 84 closed near Friars LaneRead the original story

    Friday Feb 3 | Almanac

    The public works department in Woodside received a call shortly before noon from the California Department of Transportation informing the department that there is no through traffic on either side of Friars Lane, according to Deputy Town Engineer Dong Nguyen.

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  18. Residents petition council to halt pig scramblesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Almanac

    Children compete in the pig scramble at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on July Fourth, 2013. Woodside residents and others opposed to the annual kids-chasing-pigs event at the July Fourth Junior Rodeo put on by the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County can now attach a number to their opposition.

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  19. Woodside: Proposed fire station would be both familiar and newRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Almanac

    This rendering shows one view of a proposed one-story fire station to replace the smaller station at 3111 Woodside Road in Woodside. The familiar would be mixed with the new in a design proposed for a new fire station for the Woodside Fire Protection District at 3111 Woodside Road in Woodside.

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  20. Police sergeant's career highlight: her K9 partnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Almanac

    Sgt. Sharon Kaufman with Falk, her K9 partner, circa 1988, at a former dog training field across from Witmer-Tyson Imports on Haven Avenue. It is now a FedEx location.

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