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  1. Council: Conserve water now or Portola Valley will miss targetRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Almanac

    New regulations and water conservation targets are expected to be adopted soon to deal with the drought. But Portola Valley officials do not want to wait.

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  2. Man arrested on suspicion of attempted rapeRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 26 | Almanac

    A 22-year-old man is in custody after a woman reported an attempted rape in unincorporated San Mateo County early Saturday morning, the Sheriff's Office reported. Deputies arrested Redwood City resident Adrian Gonzalez on suspicion of attempted rape, false imprisonment and sexual battery shortly after 1:10 a.m. near the intersection of El Camino Real and Woodside Road in Redwood City.

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  3. It looks like water rationing is coming for Cal Water customersRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Almanac

    At an Earth Day celebration in Atherton on Tuesday night, Dawn Smithson, the manager for the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch water district, said the company is working on its plan for reaching an expected mandate of a 36 percent reduction in water use over 2013 levels. While Ms.

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  4. Sunday: 'Going Native' garden tour shows how to use less waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Almanac

    Cindy Holstrom's front yard includes many varieties of native plants including deergrass, ceanothus, fuschias, salvia, buckwheat, sage and irises. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  5. Locals face 35% cuts in water useRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Almanac

    Residents of the San Francisco Bay Area used an average of 85 gallons of water per person per day in September 2014, according to a report from the state Water Resources Control Board. In that same month, residents of Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Menlo Park and Redwood City - the Bear Gulch water district - used an average of 228 gallons of water per person.

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  6. Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2015 | Almanac

    A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012 when the Mercedes Benz she was driving struck an injured horse lying in an Interstate 280 traffic lane in the early morning darkness. The car, traveling north on I-280, became airborne, collided with a cyclone fence and came to rest off the freeway, Dr. Jean W. Gillon says in her lawsuit.

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  7. Woodside student leads effort to remake school libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Erin Miller in the renovated library at Summit Preparatory Charter High School in Redwood City on March 19, 2015. A new reading library was recently created at Summit Prep Charter High School in Redwood City by Woodside resident Erin Miller and many volunteers.

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

    Apr 10, 2015 | 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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  9. Priory senior receives volunteer service awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo Park resident James Phelps, a senior at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, has been awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award for his work as a volunteer with the International Institute of the Bay Area, a Redwood City nonprofit that helps immigrants and refugees, and where he teaches an adult citizenship class. "I always have been a history geek," James says.

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  10. Fire chief: No one died in Atherton house fireRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2015 | Almanac

    Investigators searching for possible victims in the abandoned single-story house at 29 Shearer Drive in Atherton that was destroyed in an April 1 fire found no human remains. The 3,000-square-foot house had had its utilities shut off, raising questions about how the fire might have started.

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

    Apr 4, 2015 | 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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  12. Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Almanac

    The Mercedes Benz F-CELL car, powered by a hydrogen fuel cell, displayed decals hinting to visitors to the 2015 Woodside/Portola Valley Earth Fair that its only exhaust is water vapor. Of the several factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, March 28, electric motors powered all of them.

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  13. Atherton: Human remains not found at scene of house fireRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Almanac

    Investigators searching for possible victims in the abandoned single-story house at 29 Shearer Drive in Atherton that was destroyed in an April 1 fire found no human remains. The 3,000-square-foot house had had its utilities shut off, raising questions about how the fire might have started.

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  14. Menlo Park: Ballast rock update expected by FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Almanac

    Piles of ballast rock, stored by Caltrain near the Chilco Street railroad tracks, are a source of concern for residents living nearby. After holding a meeting with an estimated 45 Belle Haven residents concerned about the dusty piles of ballast rock stored near the Chilco Street railroad tracks, Caltrain said it would provide an update and possible solutions by Friday, April 3, according to the city of Menlo Park.

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  15. Local schools score high in academic decathlonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    2. Which pattern of natural selection describes changes in population genetics in which the extreme forms of a trait are favored? A) directional selection B) disruptive selection C) artificial selection D) stabilizing selection. Students from two Menlo Park schools competing in the California Catholic Schools Academic Junior High Decathlon knew the answers to those questions.

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  16. Former DA dies at 93Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    Keith C. Sorenson, the San Mateo County district attorney from 1953 to 1982, died March 20 in his Redwood City home. He was 93. Mr. Sorenson played a major role in hiring Sandra Day O'Connor, now a retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice, as a deputy DA after she graduated from Stanford University law school, said current District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe.

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  17. Ballast rock update expected by April 3Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    After holding a meeting with an estimated 45 Belle Haven residents concerned about the dusty piles of ballast rock stored near the Chilco Street railroad tracks, Caltrain said it would provide an update and possible solutions by Friday, April 3, according to the city of Menlo Park. The Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center facilitated the March 23 community meeting.

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  18. Hourly day care center opensRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | 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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  19. Police CallsRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  20. Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth FairRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Almanac

    Of the five factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, March 28, electric motors powered all of them. "OK," a reader might say.

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