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  1. McNealy wins The Goodwin, Stanford finishes thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Almanac

    Maverick McNealy won his fourth individual title of the season at The Goodwin, played on the Stanford Golf Course. Photo by Casey Valentine/isiphotos.com Portola Valley resident Maverick McNealy overcame a three-shot deficit to chase down UAB's Will Cannon and earn medalist honors at The Goodwin at Stanford Golf Course on Saturday.

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  2. Guest opinion on school stress: Students are gasping for airRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Almanac

    As I sit in my room staring at the list of colleges I've resolved to try to get into, trying to determine my odds of getting into each, I can't help but feel desolate. As a junior at Palo Alto High School, and a student who has been through the entire PAUSD system, I feel qualified to speak about problems at our schools.

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  3. Editorial: Kudos to watchdog and city, but issue unresolvedRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Almanac

    Some know Janet Davis of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood as a watchdog of public works and traffic-related services provided by the county and the city of Menlo Park in the Alpine Road area. And some in those government agencies may consider the watchdog a pitbull.

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  4. Police calls: Woodside residents call deputies after unknown man runs into woodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | 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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  5. Police CallsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | 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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  6. Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Almanac

    Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded last week to a neighbor's report that herbicides were being sprayed near a local creek by tracking down the culprit and immediately restricting future spraying in the city.

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  7. Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | Almanac

    Janet Davis was aghast when she saw a tanker truck and a man spraying what she thought was an herbicide next to a creek near Alpine Road and Junipero Serra Boulevard in Menlo Park on Tuesday, March 17. Ms. Davis, a resident of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood, fired off an email to the Menlo Park City Council, county supervisor Don Horsley and, for good measure, Portola Valley environmentalist Lennie Roberts.

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  8. Guest opinion: Keep calm and parent onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Almanac

    Recently I had the privilege of being a lunchtime speaker during Career Week at Palo Alto High School. I love my profession, I have a son at Paly right now, and there is a severe national shortage of people who do what I do -- so I was excited to see nearly 150 students crowd into the hall. 2 comments

  9. The examined lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 8 | Almanac

    Author and psychotherapist Irvin Yalom will speak at the Lucie Stern Community Center on Saturday, March 14. Photo by Reid Yalom. In 1989, a Stanford professor of psychology published a collection of stories inspired by his work with patients.

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  10. Residents: Traffic challenges abundant along Alpine RoadRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 4 | Almanac

    In the tale of the three communities along the Alpine Road corridor between Menlo Park and Portola Valley, there are certain spots along the road where it can be the worst of times every single day, according to residents who have to deal with the traffic. At the invitation of the county, about 50 residents of Portola Valley, Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered at the Portola Valley Community Hall on the evening of Feb. 24 for a measured and cordial airing of grievances.

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  11. Residents: Traffic challenges abundant along Alpine RoadRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 3 | Almanac

    In the tale of the three communities along the Alpine Road corridor between Menlo Park and Portola Valley, there are certain spots along the road where it can be the worst of times every single day, according to residents who have to deal with the traffic. At the invitation of the county, about 50 residents of Portola Valley, Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered at the Portola Valley Community Hall on the evening of Feb. 24 for a measured and cordial airing of grievances.

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  12. Feature story: Saving Arthur the owl -- twiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | Almanac

    Arthur the owl lived in a tent at the Peninsula Humane Society's Wildlife Care Center in Burlingame while he was recoving from a broken leg. Lee Ann Gilbert is very, very certain that she, with a lot of help from the Peninsula Humane Society's Wildlife Care Center in Burlingame, has saved the life of Arthur, a Western screech owl who lives in a tree near her home in Woodside.

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  13. Why saving owl's life was so important to Woodside womanRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2015 | Almanac

    Lee Ann Gilbert is very, very certain that she, with a lot of help from the Peninsula Humane Society's Wildlife Care Center in Burlingame, has saved the life of Arthur, a Western screech owl who lives in a tree near her home in Woodside. Saved Arthur's life, in fact, twice.

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  14. Tuesday: County seeks community comment on Alpine Road and I-280Read the original story

    Feb 23, 2015 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Public Works Department is seeking community comment about two traffic corridors: Alpine Road and the stretch of Interstate 280 between Page Mill and Sand Hill roads. Residents of Portola Valley, Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres are invited to a community meeting at the Portola Valley Town Center Community Hall at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 765 Portola Road.

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  15. Clinical trial shows kids a new way to fight food allergiesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    Tessa sat on a second-floor hospital bed at El Camino Hospital in Mountain View eating a cup of applesauce, as her mother and two nurses stood by, waiting for an allergic reaction. The applesauce contains only a placebo this time - oat flour - but if it had peanut, sesame or egg in it, the nurses would need to be ready to jump in and save Tessa's life.

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  16. President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity at StanfordRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Almanac

    President Barack Obama signed an executive order at a Stanford University summit encouraging the private sector to share cybersecurity threat information with other companies and the U.S. government. "Just as we are all connected like never before, we have to work together like never before, both to seize opportunities and to meet the challenges of this information age," Obama said at today's Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection.

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  17. Ed Wells, part of Portola Valley's loyal opposition, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Almanac

    Ed Wells, a longtime resident of Portola Valley, was widely respected for the gentlemanly ways in which he disagreed on local civic issues such as the utility users tax, affordable housing and the new Town Center complex. Ed Wells has died.

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  18. Traffic disruptions expected for President Obama's visit to StanfordRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Almanac

    President Barack Obama is at Stanford University today, Feb. 13, for a cybersecurity summit and local commuters should expect traffic disruptions, according to the Palo Alto Police Department. "Due to the President's planned visit to the Stanford University campus ... we anticipate significant traffic delays in the area of the campus and the north end of Palo Alto from late morning through late afternoon.

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  19. Obama at Stanford today for cybersecurity conferenceRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Almanac

    President Barack Obama arrived in the Bay Area Thursday night for a trip that will include a speech at a cybersecurity conference at Stanford University and a Democratic fundraiser Friday. Mr. Obama is scheduled to deliver remarks at 11:20 a.m. Friday at the "Summit on Cybersecurity and Consumer Protection" at Stanford.

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  20. Memorial service for Dr. William Tarr, former Stanford football greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Almanac

    A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church for Dr. William "Bill" Tarr, a former Stanford football captain who completed his college career in 1955 as the school's all-time leading rusher. The Bellingham, Washington, native rushed for 1,593 yards in his three years, a career rushing mark that stood for a decade.

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