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

    15 hrs ago | 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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  2. Worth a Look: comedian Maria Bamford and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | 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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  3. Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issueRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Almanac

    Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception. The City Council is expected to decide sometime this spring what capital improvement projects and goals to prioritize for the next five years, months before the new fiscal year starts in July.

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  4. Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Almanac

    Stanford students stormed the San Mateo-Hayward bridge in a "Reclaim MLK" rally late Monday afternoon, Jan. 19, to highlight injustices against African Americans. Photo by Nick Salazar/Twitter.

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  5. Sunday: Surprise and sophisticationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | Almanac

    The St. Lawrence String Quartet will perform the world premiere of John Adams' "Second Quartet" on Sunday, Jan. 18, at Stanford University. Photo by Marco Borggreve.

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

    Saturday Jan 17 | 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. Local events commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. DayRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Almanac

    Celebrations honoring civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. are set to begin Friday. Here is a list of events in the Palo Alto area.

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  8. Helping in the fight against human traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Almanac

    Showa Sahle in her salon called La Migliore in Menlo Park. She hosted an event benefiting Lambadina Foundation, founded to fight human trafficking.

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  9. Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Almanac

    Drivers wait for vacant spaces near Trader Joe's in Menlo Park. Some residents eager to improve downtown are advocating longer parking times and underground garages.

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  10. Group seeks to 're-vitalize' downtown Menlo ParkRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Almanac

    Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking.

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  11. Written in the starsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Almanac

    Scientific discoveries are often presented as a series of spontaneous brainstorms by famous thinkers. In reality, according to writer Emer Martin, progress in science evolves through cooperation, and relies on the observations and experiments of those who came before.

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  12. M-A girls cap a perfect basketball week by topping SHPRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Almanac

    Menlo-Atherton freshman Carly McLanahan heads to the basket for two of her 11 points while leaving teammates Sally Carlson and Megan Sparrow plus SHP's Natalie Zimits and Riley Hemm trailing. Photo by Lara Hoyem.

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  13. Tuesday at Kepler's: Josh Davis and triumph of the underdogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Almanac

    Journalist Joshua Davis knows firsthand what it feels like to be the underdog. Back when he was a 129-pound data entry clerk with a Stanford diploma, looking for a way to break in as a freelance writer, even his friends were baffled when he set out to compete in the lightweight division of the U.S. National Armwrestling Championship.

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

    Thursday Jan 8 | 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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  15. Looking backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Almanac

    Charlie Meyer's saloon, located on the southeast corner of El Camino Real and Oak Grove Avenue, was a favorite gathering spot for Stanford students around the turn of the last century, according to "Menlo Park: Beyond the Gate" by Michael Svanevik and Shirley Burgett. The proprietor, Charlie Meyer, opened the "drinking spa" in the middle of the first decade of the 1900s, and closed it up in 1910, according to the authors.

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  16. Holiday Fund: Surrounded by illness, mother turns to Ecumenical Hunger ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 30 | Almanac

    I came to the Ecumenical Hunger Program in 2003 after my husband was incarcerated and I was left with no way to support my children. My life has not been an easy one and it just seems like it is one problem followed by another.

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  17. 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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  18. Palo Alto: Ming's Restaurant to close Dec. 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Almanac

    The absolute last serving of Ming's famous Chinese chicken salad will be Dec. 28. That's the day that Ming's Restaurant, Palo Alto's oldest and largest Chinese restaurant, will close its doors to make way for an extended stay hotel and a newer, smaller Chinese restaurant. Located at 1700 Embarcadero Road, the 10,000-square-foot restaurant is finally and firmly scheduled to be demolished after months of delays.

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  19. Helping in the fight against human traffickingRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2014 | Almanac

    Showa Sahle recently gave a party at La Migliore, her hair salon at 644 Santa Cruz Ave in Menlo Park. Clients, neighbors and "friends of friends" enjoyed music, goodies and wine, with proceeds benefiting Lambadina Foundation, founded to fight human trafficking.

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  20. 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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