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  1. Facebook funds upgrades to fire district technology and equipmentRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Almanac

    Thanks to $150,000 from Facebook, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is upgrading a system that turns red traffic lights to green as emergency vehicles approach, and is adding emergency equipment to some of its stations and vehicles. When the social media company moved its headquarters three years ago to the end of Willow Road, Facebook agreed to pay the fire district $150,000 in impact costs, with the caveat that the money benefit the community, the district and Facebook.

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  2. Sweep nets 207 traffic citations, 93 in MenloRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Almanac

    Twenty-two officers from around San Mateo County, most of them on motorcycles, made more than 240 traffic stops locally on Wednesday, Oct. 15, and issued 207 citations - 114 in the morning in East Palo Alto and 93 in the afternoon in Menlo Park, according to Cpl. Brett Murphy of the Burlingame Police Department.

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  3. Free and equalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Almanac

    "All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood."

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  4. Sweep nets 207 traffic citations, including 93 in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Almanac

    Twenty-two officers from around San Mateo County, most of them on motorcycles, made more than 240 traffic stops locally on Wednesday, Oct. 15, and issued 207 citations -- 114 in the morning in East Palo Alto and 93 in the afternoon in Menlo Park, according to Cpl. Brett Murphy of the Burlingame Police Department.

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  5. Does Menlo Park fire district need drones? Fire chief seeks commentsRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Almanac

    Do firefighters need aerial drones to help them do their jobs? When fighting a fire, for example, or rescuing someone from the cold waters of San Francisco Bay, a bird's eye view could provide situational awareness and help in making decisions, firefighting officials say. The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Fire has discussed acquiring a drone and is in favor of it, according to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman.

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  6. Menlo Park graffiti arrests lead to drug bustRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Almanac

    Menlo Park police officers conducting a graffiti sting Wednesday night arrested two 18-year-olds who were caught allegedly spray-painting on the pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101, from Pierce Road to Van Buren Road, in Menlo Park. When officers saw two men who appeared to be spray-painting on the bridge and attempted to contact them, one of the men ran off over the foot bridge toward Van Buren Road, police said.

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  7. Does Menlo Park fire district need drones?Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Almanac

    Do firefighters need aerial drones to help them do their jobs? When fighting a fire, for example, or rescuing someone from the cold waters of San Francisco Bay, a bird's eye view could provide situational awareness and help in making decisions, firefighting officials say. The board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Fire has discussed acquiring a drone and is in favor of it, according to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman.

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  8. Firefighters, too, seek to reduce water use due to droughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2014 | Almanac

    The grass is gone from the front of Fire Station 8 in Portola Valley. In its place, to save water and fit in with the environmental ethic in town, are drought-tolerant, fire-resistant, mostly native plants.

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  9. German-American International School finds a temporary homeRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2014 | Almanac

    The German-American International School, which must move off the campus it had leased on the former O'Connor School site in the Willows neighborhood by May 2015 to make way for a new public school there, has found a temporary home, and bought some time to make permanent arrangements for a new school site.

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  10. Firefighters, too, seek to reduce water useRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2014 | Almanac

    In fighting wildland or structural fires, it's hard to overstate the value of water to firefighters.

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  11. Bridging the tech gapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2014 | Almanac

    This summer, 425 kids from under-served communities, such as Belle Haven and East Palo Alto, were on campus at seven private schools on the Peninsula, including Sacred Heart Prep, Woodside Priory and Menlo School.

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  12. East Palo Alto woman gets 15 years to life for high-speed-chase murderRead the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | Almanac

    An East Palo Alto woman has received 15 years to life in prison after a 2011 high-speed chase that led to the death of her friend, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office.

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  13. Four charged with perjury in 'Operation Sunny Day' casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Almanac

    San Mateo County Assistant District Attorney Karen Guidotti during the March announcement of the "Operation Sunny Day" indictments, surrounded by leaders of law-enforcement agencies who investigated 16 people with alleged gang ties to crimes ranging from murder to bribery and attempted robbery.

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  14. Volunteers rebuild plane-crash victim's homeRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | Almanac

    Four years after a Tesla employee's plane plummeted into an East Palo Alto neighborhood, destroying Lisa Jones' home and child care center, residents of Atherton and dozens of community volunteers have stepped forward to rebuild Jones' home - and life.

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  15. East Palo Alto shooting leaves one dead, four injuredRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Almanac

    An unidentified shooter opened fire on a vehicle driving in East Palo Alto Sunday night, leaving one person dead and four injured, according to East Palo Alto police.

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  16. East Palo Alto youth program aims to build qualities for successRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Almanac

    Teacher Felicia Desher helps sixth graders De'aveon Roberts, center, and Gerardo Gamino, right, with their project designing packaging that discourages cigarette use on cigarette cartons in their design thinking class at the Foundation for a College Education's STEAM summer camp on July 22, 2014 in East Palo Alto.

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  17. Atherton community rebuilds plane-crash victim's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | Almanac

    A chalk message which reads "Lisa you are loved!" is written on the sidewalk in front of Lisa Jones' recently rebuilt house in East Palo Alto.

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  18. Trio allegedly robs, attacks man on bicycle in East Palo AltoRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | Almanac

    Three East Palo Alto males, two adults and one juvenile, were arrested Thursday after they allegedly attacked and robbed an elderly man riding his bicycle near University Avenue and Sacramento Street in East Palo Alto.

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  19. Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Almanac

    East Palo Alto resident Dennis Parker addresses the Regional Water Quality Control Board at the board's meeting on Aug. 13 in Oakland.

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  20. Two seek local seat on open space district boardRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2014 | Almanac

    Incumbent Larry Hassett and challenger Brandon Lewke are running for the Ward 6 seat on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District in the Nov. 4 election.

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