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

    Yesterday | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Eight cited for providing alcohol to minorsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | 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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  8. O'Connor Street residents ask for transfer into Menlo Park school districtRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  9. Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agencyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  10. Facebook executive gives $1 million to East Palo Alto nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | 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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  11. Laura Martinez to serve on Sequoia school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | 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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  12. Menlo Park: Facebook funds high-tech cameras for firefightersRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has used money from Facebook to order high-tech cameras used for finding people trapped inside burning buildings, fire officials said. According to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman, the new cameras will replace existing equipment that's six to eight years old.

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  13. Atherton may vie for accounting contractRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Almanac

    Atherton is considering vying 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. A report prepared for the special session of the Atherton City Council, set for Wednesday, March 4, says the town might have to hire a part-time employee to take on the contract, but overall winning the contract could save the town money.

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  14. Burglary suspect nabbed in Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park Police arrested a 60-year-old man Tuesday in connection with a string of commercial burglaries in Mountain View and other local cities, including Menlo Park. Alfred Banks, an East Palo Alto resident, was arrested on a warrant issued last month by the Mountain View Police Department.

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  15. Driver killed by train in Menlo Park is identifedRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Almanac

    Caltrain has identified the victim of the fatal accident on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park.

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  16. New program aims to fight truancy, lift graduation ratesRead the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Almanac

    Armed with a recently awarded $885,000 federal grant, San Mateo County is launching a targeted effort to combat truancy and boost graduation rates for East Palo Alto and Belle Haven youth. The county's "Students With Amazing Goals" program will launch with 80 students this spring, providing them mentoring, tutoring, vocational training and other supports "outside that offered by more traditional curriculums," a county press release reads.

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  17. Feature story: Wheels of freedom?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2015 | Almanac

    Juan Rivera, left, shows Brian Palominos how to align the spokes of a bicycle wheel -- referred to as trueing a wheel -- during a bicycle-repair class at the Boys & Girls Club in Menlo Park. There are uses for metal shipping containers other than shipping.

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  18. Unleashing creativityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Almanac

    Students engage in lively improvisation as part of drama class at the JCC's new School for the Performing Arts. The school is accepting registrations through the end of February.

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  19. Man, 61, pleads not guilty to burglarizing Menlo Park restaurantsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    A 61-year-old man charged with burglarizing four Menlo Park restaurants pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court on Feb. 13. Alfred Lee Banks of East Palo Alto was arrested Feb. 10 when a Menlo Park police officer noticed during a traffic stop that he allegedly matched the description of a burglar spotted on video surveillance footage from the restaurants. The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office said the charges involve burglaries at these Menlo Park restaurants: Jan's Deli on Alma Street , the Cool Cafe on O'Brien Drive, Galata Bistro on Santa Cruz Avenue and Mardini's Deli Cafe on Willow Road.

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  20. Cops: Suspect targeted six Menlo restaurantsRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    A 61-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested Feb. 10 in connection with burglaries at several Menlo Park restaurants, including Cafe Zoe on Menalto Avenue, Jan's Deli on Alma Street, Menlo BBQ on Willow Road, Galata Bistro on Santa Cruz Avenue, Mardini's Restaurant on Willow Road, and the Cool Cafe on O'Brien Drive, Menlo Park police said. Sgt. Kevin Paugh of the Menlo Park Police Department apprehended Alfred Lee Banks during a traffic stop after noticing that he matched a description.

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