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  1. Thursday: Middle Avenue plaza design workshopRead the original story

    Wednesday | Almanac

    Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off Middle Avenue, part of its planned mixed-use complex at vacant car lots along the 500 block of El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Stanford said in a press release that it has shifted the location and "dramatically increased" the size of the plaza as part of reworking the original proposal.

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  2. Menlo Park briefsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Almanac

    Stanford University will host community workshops on May 28 and May 30 to talk about design options for a public plaza off Middle Avenue, part of its planned mixed-use complex at vacant car lots along the 500 block of El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Stanford said in a press release that it has shifted the location and "dramatically increased" the size of the plaza as part of reworking the original proposal.

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  3. Worth a Look: The Corner Laughers, Italian master drawings and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Almanac

    This week, catch Midpeninsula indie band The Corner Laughers on KZSU, check out drawings by Italian master artists at the Cantor Arts Center and more. "Henrietta Leavitt never got the credit for measuring the stars."

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  4. Return to 'Silicon Valley'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Almanac

    Actor and Palo Alto native Joshua Chang guest stars in season 2 of the HBO comedy series, "Silicon Valley." Photo courtesy of Joshua Chang.

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  5. For decades, Woodside home has been a gathering place for family and friendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Almanac

    Grandfather bought our Woodside property over 96 years ago, and his foresight has provided a gathering place for five generations of our family and the friends of all of us. Until recent years our Woodside home on Kings Mountain Road has always been filled with people.

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  6. Portola Valley school community remembers Milan Gambhir, 16Read the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | Almanac

    A memorial service for 16-year-old Milan Gambhir of Portola Valley, who was a junior at Bellarmine College Preparatory High School in San Jose, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 13, in Stanford Memorial Church at 450 Serra Mall on the Stanford campus. Milan died May 2 after a 21-month fight with brain cancer.

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  7. Menlo School boys acing more than just the tennis seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Almanac

    Menlo School junior Lane Leschly is one of the driving forces behind Aces4Kidz, a season-long, fund-raising effort to help send youth from under-resourced communities to camp at East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring. Photo by Pam McKenney/Menlo Athletics.

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  8. Remembrance tonight for Milan Gambhir, 15, Portola ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Almanac

    A memorial service for Milan Gambhir, 15, of Portola Valley, who died on May 2 after a 21-month fight against brain cancer, will be held Wednesday, May 13, at Stanford's Memorial Church. A remembrance gathering of former Corte Madera School classmates of 15-year-old Milan Gambhir of Portola Valley, who died on May 2 after a 21-month fight with brain cancer, will be held on Friday night, May 8, at 8 p.m. in the Corte Madera School 8th grade courtyard near the big oak tree.

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  9. Webb Ranch teems with new, old activityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Almanac

    "The jewel of Silicon Valley" is how Doug Galen described Webb Ranch to the crowd assembled for a groundbreaking ceremony at the rustic site in Portola Valley on a sunny day at the end of March. The family-run business has been operating on land leased from Stanford since 1922.

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  10. Webb Ranch teems with new, old activityRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Almanac

    "The jewel of Silicon Valley" is how Doug Galen described Webb Ranch to the crowd assembled for a groundbreaking ceremony at the rustic site in Portola Valley on a sunny day at the end of March. The family-run business has been operating on land leased from Stanford since 1922.

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  11. Stanford report: Searsville Dam will stay for nowRead the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Almanac

    Stanford University on May 1 released a long-awaited report on what it will do with its 123-year-old Searsville Dam, saying its preferred plan is to create an opening at the base of the dam, which the university says will allow the passage of fish, including endangered steelhead trout, while preserving some of the flood control the dam now provides. The 65-foot tall and 275-foot wide dam is located off Sand Hill Road west of Interstate 280, in the Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve on Stanford land, adjacent to Woodside.

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  12. Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more waterRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Almanac

    Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and provide passage for endangered steelhead. The university would either create an opening at the base of the 123-year-old dam to allow the creek to flow through and provide the fish passage to upstream creeks; or it would allow the dam to fill completely with sediment, and Stanford would develop wetlands and a new stream channel through the sediment to allow water and passage upstream, according to the report.

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  13. Worth a Look: Independent Bookstore Day and moreRead the original story

    Friday May 1 | Almanac

    This week, celebrate all things literary as part of Independent Bookstore Day, peruse art vendors and sample cuisine at Mountain View's A la Carte & Art festival and catch 700 kids singing at 2015 Choralfest. , book havens from Palo Alto to Portland, Menlo Park to Miami will celebrate all things literary.

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  14. Saturday: Jonny Dorsey will headline Riekes scholarship fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Almanac

    Jonny Dorsey, a former Woodside resident and now a White House fellow, will be the guest speaker at a May 2 Riekes Center scholarship fundraiser. Mr. Dorsey, who works in the federal Department of Education as a White House fellow, is listed this year by Forbes Magazine as one of "30 under 30" for his work as a "social entrepreneur," including for co-founding Face AIDS at Stanford, which recruited students to fight AIDS.

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  15. Dishing up a colorful canvasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Almanac

    "Somehow, in looking over Mitchell's paintings I find myself thinking that he thinks a bit like a chef. His paintings consistently fuse their ingredients -- colors, tones, and places -- in challenging and unexpected ways."

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  16. Menlo Park development: City seeks clarity on 'public benefit'Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Almanac

    Public benefits are community improvements that the city asks a builder to provide in exchange for extra development rights. Broadly, the term means "something that enhances public well being," according to Michael Yarne of Build Public , the consultant hired to oversee an update of the city's economic development blueprint.

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  17. No excusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Almanac

    In "The Hunting Ground," victims of sexual assault speak out about the widespread culture of denial and lack of support from university administrators. Image courtesy of RADiUS.

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  18. A&E Digest: Stanford Live announces new season, Kepler's launches radio show and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Almanac

    Keigwin + Company will create and present an original dance work, "Bolero Silicon Valley," as part of Stanford Live's 2015/2016 season. Image courtesy of Stanford Live.

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  19. Correction: Webb Ranch, Stanford settled lawsuitRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Almanac

    In the April 15 issue of the Almanac, a story on a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court by Dr. Jean Gillon of Menlo Park incorrectly included as defendants Webb Ranch and Stanford University. Dr. Gillon had sued Webb Ranch, Stanford and San Mateo County over a December 2012 incident in which Dr. Gillon's car collided with a horse lying in a traffic lane on Interstate 280.

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  20. 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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