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  1. Atherton adopts 'talking points' on use of library tax dollarsRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council has approved a set of "talking points" members said will be a starting point in negotiations with the county library system over the future use of library tax funds generated within the town. Council members adopted the talking points at their April 15 meeting.

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  2. Man, 34, killed in East Palo Alto shooting Saturday morningRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Almanac

    East Palo Alto police arrived at the 300 block of Wisteria Drive after a Shot Spotter gunfire activation and found a 34-year-old East Palo Alto resident lying in the street. The victim was on his back and appeared to have sustained numerous gunshot wounds to his torso.

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  3. Second Harvest, tech execs launch 'Stand Up for Kids' campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Almanac

    Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo counties and a group of high-level tech executives launched this month a "Stand Up for Kids" campaign with the goal of helping to feed the one in three children in Silicon Valley who struggles with hunger. Second Harvest , which serves almost 100,000 children each month, partners with more than 330 nonprofit agencies to provide food at more than 770 sites, including schools, after-school programs, pantries, soup kitchens and shelters.

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  4. Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fightRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county library system proposal that would end the practice of allowing all library tax revenue raised in a town or city to stay in that community. While no vote was taken at the meeting, council members said they want to figure out how to keep as much of the town's library tax money as possible, while leaving open the possibility that they would consider sharing funds they don't need for expanded library services once their new library is completed.

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  5. Atherton not willing to give up library tax revenue without a fightRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council members made it clear at an April 1 study session that they have some major concerns about a county library system proposal that would end the practice of allowing all library tax revenue raised in a town or city to stay in that community. While no vote was taken at the meeting, council members said they want to figure out how to keep as much of the town's library tax money as possible, while leaving open the possibility that they would consider sharing funds they don't need for expanded library services once their new library is completed.

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  6. Hourly day care center opens in West Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 | Almanac

    Maria Rodriguez, Ella and Aiden play together at the new Toddle day care center in West Menlo Park. Toddle, the West Menlo Park day care center that takes children by the hour as a convenience for busy parents, opened March 23 at 3131 Alameda de las Pulgas, at the intersection with Manzanita Avenue.

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  7. Today: What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Almanac

    Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates more than $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton Library. Should this money stay in Atherton or be shared with the county library system? The Atherton City Council plans to discuss this topic when it meets Wednesday, April 1, in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion at 150 Watkins Ave. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. Also on the agenda is the town's 2015-16 budget.

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  8. Hourly day care center opensRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Almanac

    Toddle, the West Menlo Park day care center that takes children by the hour as a convenience for busy parents, opened March 23 at 3131 Alameda de las Pulgas, at the intersection with Manzanita Avenue. The center, which also has a preschool, accommodates up to 24 children from ages 2 to 6, said Heather Hopkins, who co-founded the center with Amy Burnett.

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  9. What should Atherton do with millions in excess library funds?Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Almanac

    Atherton property owners pay a library tax that generates about $1 million a year more than is needed to operate the Atherton Library. Should this money stay in Atherton or be shared with the county library system? The Atherton City Council plans to discuss this topic when it meets Wednesday, April 1, in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion at 150 Watkins Ave. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. Also on the agenda is the town's 2015-16 budget.

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  10. Tonight: Hearing set on O'Connor Street residents' school district transfer requestRead the original story

    Monday Mar 30 | Almanac

    A public hearing on the request by the Menlo Park residents of 31 homes on the north side of O'Connor Street to be moved from the Ravenswood City School District to the Menlo Park City School District is scheduled for Monday, March 30, at 7 p.m. in the district TERC room, 181 Encinal Ave. in Atherton. The area is just about a block from where the Menlo Park City School District plans to build its new Upper Laurel School, but unless school district boundaries are changed children who live there won't be eligible to attend the school.

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  11. New Ravenswood Family Health Center to debut SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Almanac

    The exterior of the new Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, located on Bay Road. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  12. Man, 26, pleads not guilty to truck theft, burglaryRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Almanac

    A 26-year-old man pulled over by Menlo Park police for a traffic stop in what turned out to be a stolen truck pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on March 17. Julio Moreno Lopez of East Palo Alto was stopped by Menlo Park police for a traffic violation around 7:30 p.m. on March 12, according to the report. Upon finding that Mr. Lopez was allegedly driving on a suspended license, police called the registered owner of the truck - who said the vehicle had just been stolen from the driveway of his Menlo Oaks Drive home, striking another car on the way.

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  13. Lawsuit against fire district over crash is dismissedRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Almanac

    A lawsuit brought against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and a battalion chief over a collision between a car and an emergency vehicle has been dismissed, according to San Mateo County Superior Court records. The suit, filed in August by Jose Cardosa and Feliciano Curup, the two people who were in the car, asked for compensation related to unspecified injuries, resulting from alleged negligence on the part of the defendants.

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  14. Local teens share stories in 'Youth of the Year' speech contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Almanac

    Adriana Fernandez before giving the speech that earned her the title of "Youth of the Year" at the Boys & Girls Club of the Peninsula. Photo by Chris Kenrick.

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  15. Menlo Park: Not guilty plea in truck theft case; home ransackedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Almanac

    A 26-year-old man pulled over by Menlo Park police for a traffic stop in what turned out to be a stolen truck pleaded not guilty to multiple charges on Tuesday, March 17. Julio Moreno Lopez of East Palo Alto was stopped by Menlo Park police for a traffic violation around 7:30 p.m. on March 12, according to the report. Upon finding that Mr. Moreno was allegedly driving on a suspended license, police called the registered owner of the truck - who said the vehicle had just been stolen from the driveway of his Menlo Oaks Drive home, striking another car on the way.

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  16. Eight cited for providing alcohol to minorsRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Almanac

    It was an unlucky Friday the 13th for eight adults in Menlo Park and East Palo Alto who allegedly fell for the police department's latest minor decoy operation. Out of 16 attempts, the decoy was reportedly able to buy alcohol five times -- at Cook's Seafood and Trader Joe's in Menlo Park, and a 7-11, the East Side Market and Oakwood Market in East Palo Alto, the Menlo Park Police Department announced in a press release.

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  17. O'Connor Street residents ask for transfer into Menlo Park school districtRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park residents who live in a group of 31 homes on the north side of O'Connor Street, just about a block from where the Menlo Park City School District plans to build its new Upper Laurel School, have asked to have school district boundaries changed so children who live there could attend the school. Unless their recent petition is successful, only the residents of the south side of the stretch of O'Connor, between Elliott Drive and Euclid Avenue, will be eligible to attend the new school.

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  18. Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agencyRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton's City Council voted on March 4 to allow the town to compete for a contract to provide financial and accounting services for the South Bayside Waste Management Authority, which oversees garbage collection and recycling services for Atherton, Menlo Park and other San Mateo County communities. Council members voted 3-1, with Mayor Rick DeGolia absent, to prepare a bid for the contract with the waste management authority.

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  19. Facebook executive gives $1 million to East Palo Alto nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Members of Live in Peace and the East Palo Alto Youth Development Team hold hands during the closing evening prayer of "Family Night" at Live in Peace's headquarters in East Palo Alto on Sept. 10, 2014.

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  20. Laura Martinez to serve on Sequoia school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Almanac

    Laura Martinez of East Palo Alto was appointed to the board of the Sequoia Union High School District in a unanimous vote on Wednesday, March 11. Ms. Martinez will serve out the remainder of Olivia Martinez's term.

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