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

    Friday Feb 27 | 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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  2. Why saving owl's life was so important to Woodside womanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | 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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  3. Tuesday: County seeks community comment on Alpine Road and I-280Read the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | 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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  4. Clinical trial shows kids a new way to fight food allergiesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | 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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  5. President Obama signs executive order on cybersecurity at StanfordRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  6. Ed Wells, part of Portola Valley's loyal opposition, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  7. Traffic disruptions expected for President Obama's visit to StanfordRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  8. Obama at Stanford today for cybersecurity conferenceRead the original story

    Friday Feb 13 | 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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  9. Memorial service for Dr. William Tarr, former Stanford football greatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | 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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  10. Dr. William Tarr dies at 80; former Stanford football greatRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | 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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  11. Tonight: Teaching world languages in Menlo Park schoolsRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Almanac

    A report on ways to teach world languages in all Menlo Park City School District schools will be on the agenda when the school board meets Tuesday, Feb. 10, in the TERC building, 181 Encinal Ave. in Atherton, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, with the public portion of the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. The district has been searching for ways to meet a longtime district goal of offering a world language program to all district students. The goal, originally adopted in the district's 2008 strategic plan, is to build literacy in languages other than English, as well as teach cultural appreciation and prepare students for advanced high school language study.

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  12. Obama plans 'cybersecurity summit' at StanfordRead the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Almanac

    President Barack Obama is planning a trip to the Bay Area next week as he prepares to push for changes in cybersecurity policy, Democratic National Committee officials said. The White House has also convened a Cybersecurity Summit at Stanford University that day with top policymakers, industry leaders and academics.

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  13. M-A girls grab control of PAL South hoop raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Almanac

    The Menlo-Atherton girls basketball team took sole possession of first place with a 44-32 PAL Division victory over host Hillsdale on Wednesday night. The Bears improved to 8-1 while the Knights dropped to 7-2 and into second place.

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  14. Portola Valley council supports alternatives to Searsville DamRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Almanac

    The Portola Valley Town Council has put itself on record supporting steps that would create an unimpeded migratory path for ocean-going fish, such as steelhead trout heading home to the San Francisquito Creek watershed in the Santa Cruz Mountains. The letter does not specifically advocate taking down the Searsville Dam on Corte Madera Creek, just that its presence "prevents all migration of native fish" and presents "a major barrier to the downstream migration of native rainbow trout."

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  15. Scientist Carl Djerassi diesRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Almanac

    Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control bill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program at his Woodside ranch, died Friday, Jan. 30, at his home in San Francisco. Mr. Djerassi established the Djerassi Resident Artists Program on his ranch in Woodside in 1979 as a memorial to his daughter Pamela, who was a poet and painter.

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  16. Carl Djerassi, "Father of the Pill", dead at 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | Almanac

    Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control bill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Arts Program at his Woodside ranch, died Friday at his home in San Francisco. Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control bill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Arts Program at his Woodside ranch, died Friday, Jan. 30, at his home in San Francisco, according to a press release from the Stanford News Service.

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  17. Menlo School celebrates centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Almanac

    Menlo School students took the audience on a journey through Menlo School's past during a performance at a school assembly. Menlo School in Atherton is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a number of activities, including a speakers series and the posting of historical information and photos on its website.

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  18. Rev. Jesse Jackson to East Palo Alto: Fight gentrificationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Almanac

    Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks to the audience gathered at Tresidder Memorial Union at Stanford University during a panel discussion regarding housing in East Palo Alto on Jan. 26. Photo by Veronica Weber. East Palo Alto residents must fight to keep their city, and the Rev. 1 comment

  19. Menlo Park: Council holds goal-setting session todayRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2015 | Almanac

    The Menlo Park City Council will be debating "must do" vs. "nice to do" during today's goal-setting session, which will determine the priorities to pursue during the next year. According to Management Partners, the consultant hired to facilitate the session, most council members listed the following as areas to focus on: Complete projects underway, such as the general plan and M2 zoning update, and negotiations with Stanford over the proposed 500 Camino Real mixed-use complex.

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  20. Worth a Look: comedian Maria Bamford and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Almanac

    This week, catch comedian Maria Bamford at Stanford, enjoy a musical tribute to MLK Jr. and check out Ballet San Jose's new Palo Alto kids' program. From "Benched" to "BoJack Horseman," "Arrested Development" to "Louie," Maria Bamford has a way of repeatedly landing roles on some of television's funniest sitcoms and series.

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