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  1. Briefs: Menlo Park: City to hold workshop on M-2 industrial zoneRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Almanac

    Menlo Park will host a community workshop on Thursday, Dec. 18, to find out what residents and other interested parties see as the future of the city's M-2 industrial district, which roughly encompasses parcels wedged between the San Francisco Bay, University Avenue, Marsh Road and U.S. 101. The focus of the workshop will be on creating a list of land-use priorities - office? retail? hotel? - and discussing how tall and how large different types of buildings should be.

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  2. New Kaiser Permanente hospital to debut TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2014 | Almanac

    Kaiser Permanente's new 149-bed, seven-story Redwood City hospital is set to open Dec. 16. The nonprofit health organization began construction on the 280,000-square-foot building on Veterans Boulevard and Walnut Street in 2011. The hospital will replace the current Kaiser Permanente hospital next door, built at about 200,000 square feet in the 1960s.

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  3. Multi-family zoning in Woodside?Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Almanac

    The Woodside Planning Commission on Dec. 3 dealt with a topic with potential to be controversial -- multi-family zoning in a town zoned for single-family homes. But voices did not rise.

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  4. Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of educationRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Almanac

    The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to the San Mateo County Board of Education to approve their school after being turned down by the school district in November. Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels said the appeal was filed late Friday night and he was informed about it by county Superintendent Anne Campbell on Sunday night.

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  5. New Kaiser Permanente hospital to debutRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Almanac

    Kaiser Permanente's new 149-bed, seven-story Redwood City hospital is set to open Dec. 16. The nonprofit health organization began construction on the 280,000-square-foot building on Veterans Boulevard and Walnut Street in 2011. The hospital will replace the current Kaiser Permanente hospital next door, built at about 200,000 square feet in the 1960s.

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  6. Multi-family zoning in Woodside?Read the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Almanac

    The Woodside Planning Commission on Dec. 3 dealt with a topic with potential to be controversial - multi-family zoning in a town zoned for single-family homes. But voices did not rise.

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  7. School board eyes Menlo Park site for new high schoolRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Almanac

    The Sequoia Union High School District is eyeing a property at 150 Jefferson Drive in east Menlo Park for one of two new 400-student high schools the district is planning to open. The high school board plans to hear a staff presentation on the two prospective school sites at its meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 10. The other site is a one-acre parcel at 535 Old County Road, just south of Holly Road, in San Carlos.

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  8. Woman arrested for alleged stabbing in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Almanac

    A 62-year-old man was allegedly stabbed by an ex-girlfriend after an argument in Menlo Park on Sunday, Dec. 7, according to police. Officers were notified by Stanford Hospital around 6:50 p.m. that they were treating the man for multiple, non-life-threatening stab wounds.

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  9. Artscene: Two Menlo Park women pursue art as second careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Almanac

    Elyse Dunnahoo and Krishna Mitra have a lot in common. They live within a half mile of each other in West Menlo Park; they enjoyed successful first careers and are now dedicated to pursuing second careers as artists; and their artwork is on display in a two-person exhibition in the Caldwell Gallery at the Hall of Justice in Redwood City.

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  10. Holiday Fund: St. Francis Center provides safe homes for childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Almanac

    Diego is embraced by Sister Christina Heltsley, O.P. during a visit to his classroom on Nov. 19, 2014. Michelle Le/The Almanac Groans of protest from a young boy asked to take out the garbage are all too common, but when the motivation for those groans is fear, our adult reactions are notably different.

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  11. Vida Verde expands horizons for underserved kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Almanac

    Two former teachers are working hard to offer free outdoor education to thousands of underserved students in the Bay Area. Thanks to one couple's efforts and the support of local donors, the nonprofit Vida Verde, based in San Gregorio, has served about 5,500 "at risk" children over the years.

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  12. DA sheds more light on sheriff employees' arrestsRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Almanac

    A Hells Angels member is accused of conspiring with sheriff's employees to smuggle cellphones and drugs into a Redwood City jail, according to San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. Dionicio Lopez Jr., 26, was out on $1 million bail and awaiting trial for allegedly shooting at a Daly City home in 2011 when he was re-arrested for the alleged conspiracy and his bail was increased to $2 million.

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  13. DeGolia, Lempres, Widmer take seats on Atherton councilRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Almanac

    It took two weeks to determine who had won the third open seat on the Atherton City Council in the Nov. 4 election. With all ballots counted by Nov. 18, Mike Lempres had won the seat and had, in fact, moved ahead of incumbent Bill Widmer by 5 votes.

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  14. Matthew Zito named chief facilities officer for high school districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Almanac

    Matthew Zito, principal at Menlo-Atherton High School since 2007, was named chief facilities officer, effective Jan. 1, 2015. He will transition out of M-A by serving half-time as principal between January and July.

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  15. Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Almanac

    From left, Richard, Eric with his daughter Sierra, and Larry Hassett in the nursery section of their newly opened hardware store. Michelle Le/The Almanac Conventional wisdom is that small family-owned businesses just can't compete with big box retailers.

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  16. Third-grade Woodside girls raise money for Ebola fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Almanac

    San Carlos resident and teacher Rachele Tansey donates to third graders from Woodside Elementary School, Anica S., Olivia N. and Sophia S., who are raising money along with the rest of the girls in their class for Doctors Without Borders' fight against Ebola. Photo by Terry Sculley.

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  17. Deputy, two correctional officers arrestedRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Almanac

    A deputy sheriff and two correctional officers were arrested Nov. 13 on charges that they smuggled cellular phones and drugs into the county jail in Redwood City for use by an inmate and criminal street gang member, according to District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe. The deputy is Juan Pablo Lopez, 51, of Newark.

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  18. MacNivens to be honored at 'Sillycon' Valley eventRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Almanac

    "Fun, informal laugh therapy" is how Becky Witter of Woodside describes her "brainchild," Sillycon Valley LOL, a fundraiser to benefit Alzheimer's Association research. She has helped organize "a cabaret evening of musical parody with zany comedy and fun surprises" for Nov. 16 at 7:45 p.m. at Woodside High School Performing Arts Center, 199 Churchill Ave. The MacNivens live near Page Mill and Skyline, but much of their focus has centered on Woodside, where they have run Buck's restaurant for 23 years.

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  19. Larry Hassett re-elected to open space district seatRead the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | Almanac

    Larry Hassett, who has served for 14 years on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, was re-elected Nov. 4 with 69 percent of the vote. Mr. Hassett, 65, the retired owner of Hassett Hardware, ran for the Ward 6 seat against Brandon Lewke, 29, a project analyst and accounts receivable manager for the Tech Museum in San Jose.

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  20. Ex-sheriff's deputy convicted of beating romantic rivalRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | Almanac

    A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy was convicted Thursday of forcing his way into an ex-girlfriend's home and severely beating a romantic rival in a jealous rage last year, prosecutors said. After two days of deliberations, a jury found Colin Troy Smith, 43, of San Carlos guilty of felony assault causing great bodily injury, witness intimidation and misdemeanor violation of a court order, District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said.

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