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  1. Tuesday: Will Woodside Elementary retain Sellman name for its new auditorium?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Almanac

    George Sellman was proud of the fact that the Woodside Elementary School Auditorium was named in his honor, his family says. Here he poses in 2004 in front of the auditorium's sign.

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  2. Caltrans says it will consider alternatives to spraying herbicides along highwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Almanac

    For years local residents who live along rural state highways such as Skyline Boulevard and Highway 84 have posted "No Spray" signs in front of the properties so Caltrans would not spray herbicides near their homes or crops. Opponents of using herbicides to kill weeds say they are "cautiously optimistic" about news from Caltrans that the state agency is considering alternatives to broadcast spraying herbicides along the roadsides of San Mateo County's state highways.

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  3. 'Changing the tide' on youth mental healthRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Almanac

    Panelists Stacy Drazan, Jenny Jaffe, Dr. Denise Pope, Julie Lythcott-Haims, Chris Harris and moderator Ramsey Khasho, director of the Center and Director of Clinical Services for Sand Hill School. Photo courtesy of Children's Health Council.

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  4. Big win over Carlmont puts M-A girls into second-place tieRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Almanac

    The Menlo-Atherton girls took a very big step toward solidifying a berth into the Central Coast Section soccer playoffs by handing long-time nemesis Carlmont a 3-2 loss on Tuesday in Atherton.

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  5. Those were the daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Almanac

    This private theater on Kings Mountain Road was popular with the locals during the Prohibition era. This private theater at a 50-acre estate on Kings Mountain Road was popular with the locals during the Prohibition era.

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  6. Menlo Park school board places two tax measures on May ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Almanac

    This chart shows that even if the two parcel taxes are approved, the district will continue to spend down its reserves if enrollment increases at projected levels. It's official.

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  7. Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Menlo Park, Atherton, WoodsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Almanac

    A burglar cut through a screen in a rear window to enter a home on Windermere Avenue and steal cash and jewelry. Estimated loss: $7,360.

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  8. Student enrollment at Woodside High not growing as predictedRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Almanac

    Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District, citing a 2013 demographic study, have been anticipating an enrollment growth of 19 percent at Woodside High School by 2020, with the first signs expected in the 2015-16 school year. Enrollment grew 2 percent to 1,815 students in the 2014-15 school year, but leveled out at about 1,800 for 2015-16 school year, according to state and Sequoia district data.

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  9. Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, WoodsideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Almanac

    Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county recorder's offices. Information is recorded from deeds after the close of escrow and published within four to eight weeks.

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  10. Sketch released of suspect in break-in of occupied houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Almanac

    A Sheriff's Office sketch of a suspect in the Jan. 23 break-in of a home in unincorporated Woodside. Detectives from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office have released a sketch of a man suspected of breaking a glass door and entering a home in the Emerald Hills neighborhood of unincorporated Woodside on Jan. 23. The Sheriff's Office sketch shows a young man with no facial hair wearing a dark-colored beanie cap.

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  11. Woodside: Students approached by strangers offering ridesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Almanac

    Woodside Elementary middle school students walking to, from and around Roberts Market in Woodside have been approached by strangers in cars, either trying to talk to them or offer them rides, according to a Jan. 27 advisory sent to parents of students at the school. The Sheriff's Office has been notified and has said it will "saturate" the area with patrol cars after school, the advisory says.

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  12. Woodside joins clean-energy collectiveRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Almanac

    Woodside is now part of a county clean energy program aimed at giving electric energy users options to PG&E. Those options may give users more energy from renewable sources.

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  13. Consultant skeptical of FAA's interest in reducing aircraft noiseRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Almanac

    An airline industry consulting firm, hired by the town of Portola Valley, is skeptical of a Federal Aviation Administration's proposal to analyze noise generated by aircraft crossing the Santa Cruz Mountains on the way into San Francisco International Airport. In a seven-page letter to the FAA, unanimously approved by the Town Council on Jan. 13, Williams Aviation Consultants of Gilbert, Arizona, used the word "unfortunately" seven times.

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  14. Woodside: Car windows smashed at equine therapy centerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Almanac

    Deputies don't yet have a suspect in the case of two Jan. 19 auto burglaries on the grounds of the National Center for Equine-Facilitated Therapy at 880 Runnymede Road in Woodside. In both incidents, someone entered the vehicles by smashing windows, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office.

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  15. Are Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton boring?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 23 | Almanac

    For several years running, Atherton has been in the news as having the most expensive residential real estate in the country, with other local communities not far behind. We top lists of education and income levels.

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  16. Woodside Bakery leave-by date extended to mid-March, for nowRead the original story

    Friday Jan 22 | Almanac

    The popular Woodside Bakery & Cafe at 3052 Woodside Road has until March 15 before the gas pilot lights of its stove tops dim and go dark. A mid-March deadline represents a two-month extension on the original demand from the Roberts family that, according to restaurant co-owners Mark and Jan Sweyer, required them to vacate the premises by Jan. 15. The restaurant and bakery may stay open beyond March 15, or it may close before that day comes if the Sweyers choose not to remain open, said property co-owner Christine Roberts.

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  17. Winter of discontent for some Skyline residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 21 | Almanac

    This winter has been a particularly difficult one at times for some households in La Honda and the Woodside neighborhoods along the ridge of the Santa Cruz Mountains. The area does not have natural-gas service, and residents using propane to heat their homes and water have reported repeated shortages.

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  18. Thursday: Parcel tax is subject of special Menlo Park City School District meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Almanac

    This chart shows the actual and projected enrollment in the Menlo Park City School District. The district has exceeded growth projections made in 2009 and new projections made this year show enrollment continuing to increase through 2035.

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  19. Woodside: Homeowner chases prowler off his propertyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Almanac

    A man who entered an occupied house early Tuesday morning in Woodside evaded capture by San Mateo County sheriff's deputies after the homeowner chased the man off his property. At around 4:15 a.m., a homeowner heard noises from outside his house in the 600 block of Mountain Home Road , according to the Sheriff's Office.

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  20. Schools: Enrollment study shows low-income families leaving areaRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 19 | Almanac

    The Peninsula's high cost of living is driving low-income families away from elementary school districts in Redwood City, East Palo Alto and the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park, and lowering long-term enrollment projections for parts of the Sequoia Union High School District, according to a new demographic report commissioned by the district. The governing board is set to discuss a report on the study on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in the district office at 480 James Ave. in Redwood City.

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