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  1. Editorial: $156K raised for Almanac Holiday FundRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Almanac

    Almanac readers reached deeper into their pockets this holiday season to help their less-fortunate neighbors with food, housing assistance, job-skills training and other needs through the Almanac's Holiday Fund. Reader donations, along with contributions from several local foundations, totaled about $156,000 in this season's fundraising effort.

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  2. North Fair Oaks: Two arrested in connection with burglaryRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Two Redwood City residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a series of crimes in North Fair Oaks, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Roberto Diaz, 31, and Margarita Barragan, 29, were arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest, possession of stolen property, vandalism and conspiracy, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  3. Woodside OKs town's first multi-family zoningRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Almanac

    Many residents of Woodside don't even realize that Canada College is within the town limits, perhaps because most have to get on the freeway to get to the college's front entrance. So it may not be surprising that on Jan. 13, when the Town Council deliberated allowing the town's first multi-family zoning, located entirely on the college campus, only one person turned up to speak.

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  4. Atherton police catch alleged burglars inside homeRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 | Almanac

    Atherton police responding to a call about an open door at a home on Mesa Court on Wednesday morning caught and arrested two alleged burglars. Police said two men entered the home by breaking a side door lock to the garage and an interior door lock.

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  5. Big band swings into town for Herb Wong tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Almanac

    The Palo Alto Jazz Alliance is producing its first concert since the death last April of its beloved co-founder, Herb Wong of Menlo Park. But music lovers shouldn't worry that the Amateur Hour Orchestra is coming to town to entertain them.

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  6. Worth a Look: Aeschylus updated, fabric sculpturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Almanac

    Tasi Alabastro, left, plays Orestes and Jessica Bettencourt plays his sister Electra in Dragon Theatre's production of "The Libation Bearers." Photo by James Kasyan.

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  7. Around Town: Bellumori auction raises money for M-A Partnership for SuccessRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 | Almanac

    Students from the Menlo-Atherton High School choir performed holiday songs at the annual party of the Menlo Park-Atherton District of the Silicon Valley Association of Realtors. Local Realtors raised more than $18,500 in an auction honoring the late Steve Bellumori at their annual holiday party, which also celebrated the life of the longtime Realtor who died in August.

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  8. Woodside OK's multi-family zoning on Canada College campusRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 | Almanac

    Many residents of Woodside don't even realize that Canada College is within the town limits, perhaps because most have to get on the freeway to get to the college's front entrance. So it may not be surprising that on Jan. 13, when the Town Council deliberated allowing the town's first multi-family zoning, located entirely on the college campus, only one person turned up to speak.

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  9. County plans fresh look at Mandarin charter school in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Almanac

    Once again a crowd packed a hearing room to listen and speak about the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park City School District. On Wednesday night, Jan. 7, the San Mateo County Board of Education took the testimony.

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  10. Lutticken's, Facebook win community service awardsRead the original story

    Jan 8, 2015 | Almanac

    Lutticken's, one of Menlo Park's most down-to-earth restaurants, has received an award for making a difference at local schools from the Redwood City-San Mateo County Chamber of Commerce. The cafe also has sites in Redwood City, at 150 Elm St., and on the Stanford campus in Palo Alto.

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  11. Mandarin immersion charter school appeal hearing scheduled for Jan. 7Read the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Almanac

    The public will have another chance to comment about the Mandarin immersion charter school proposed for the Menlo Park City School District when the San Mateo County Board of Education holds a public hearing on the school's appeal on Wednesday, Jan. 7, in the San Mateo County Office of Education, 101 Twin Dolphin Drive in Redwood City, at 7 p.m. The Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School is appealing the district's November decision to deny its petition to start a new charter school within the district.

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  12. Holiday Fund: Clubs provide youth with gift of opportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Almanac

    Maria walked in to the Boys & Girls Clubhouse in east Menlo Park on the first day of her freshman year of high school. She was shy and hesitated to participate in club activities.

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  13. Obituary: Susan Nahmens, flower garden designerRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Almanac

    A memorial service for Woodside resident Susan Hayworth Nahmens is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, on the grounds of the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County at 521 Kings Mountain Road in Woodside. Ms. Nahmens, a flower garden designer and a one-time curator of the Woodside Store county museum on Tripp Road in Woodside, died in her sleep on Nov. 15 at her home in Emerald Hills.

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  14. Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Almanac

    State Sen. Jerry Hill announced he is introducing a new bill to require first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device in their cars. Photo by Sue Dremann.

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  15. Ring in 2015: Ten different ways to celebrate the New YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Almanac

    Revelers shake their stuff at last year's New Year's Eve party at Cheryl Burke Dance. Courtesy Cheryl Burke Dance For some, the shift from one year to the next is a time for reflection and contemplation.

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  16. Portola Valley: Chimney fire knocked downRead the original story

    Dec 23, 2014 | Almanac

    Firefighters called to a home at 5 Cherokee Court in Portola Valley on Sunday, Dec. 21, arrived at about 1:53 p.m. to see flames on the roof in the vicinity of the chimney. Twenty minutes later, the fire had been knocked down, Battalion Chief Rob Lindner of the Woodside Fire Protection District told the Almanac.

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  17. Portola Valley: Chimney fire knocked down in 20 minutesRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Almanac

    Firefighters called to a home at 5 Cherokee Court in Portola Valley on Sunday arrived at about 1:53 p.m. to see flames on the roof in the vicinity of the chimney. Twenty minutes later, the fire had been knocked down, Battalion Chief Rob Lindner of the Woodside Fire Protection District told the Almanac.

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  18. Shelter extended for residents displaced by floodingRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Almanac

    Redwood City officials will continue to keep shelters open with limited hours Monday and Tuesday to help residents displaced by flooding, city officials said. Residents can visit the Fair Oaks Community Center, located at 2600 Middlefield Road, for assistance recovering from flooding that swept through two mobile home parks in Redwood City, officials said.

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  19. County declares state of emergency after stormsRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Friday to declare a state of emergency after recent rain and windstorms caused an estimated $3.4 million in damage, county officials said. The declaration could make state and federal aid available to pay for repairs and emergency measures related to the storm.

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  20. Deputy pleads not guilty to conspiracy chargesRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Almanac

    Deputy Juan Lopez of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to two charges of conspiracy in connection with a case involving an inmate in the San Mateo County jail who is accused of acquiring and using a cellphone while in jail. Mr. Lopez, a 26-year veteran of the Sheriff's Office and an unsuccessful candidate for county sheriff in the June elections, is accused of two felonies: conspiracy to commit a crime and conspiracy to obstruct justice, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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