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

    Tuesday Nov 18 | 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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  2. Tonight: Woodside council considers how to extend lives of four bridgesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Almanac

    The town of Woodside has invested about $180,000 in studies to analyze the stability of four key bridges in town. Tonight , the Town Council is set to consider the analysis and steps to extend the lives of the bridges and restore them to their full carrying capacity.

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  3. Community college district can raise $388M more for facilitiesRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 13 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Community College District will get to borrow up to $388 million in the bond market to finance new and updated facilities and equipment on its three campuses, including Canada College in Woodside, as a result of the Nov. 4 election. Measure H, the community college bond measure, passed handily with 65 percent of voters approving it.

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  4. Palo Alto, M-A girls advance in Division I water polo playoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Almanac

    Palo Alto senior Tess van Hulsen scored four goals in a 12-7 win over Woodside to open the CCS Division I playoffs on Tuesday night. Photo by Bob Drebin.

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  5. Community college district can raise $388M more for facilitiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Almanac

    The San Mateo County Community College District will get to borrow up to $388 million in the bond market to finance new and updated facilities and equipment on its three campuses, including Canada College in Woodside, as a result of the Nov. 4 election. Measure H, the community college bond measure, passed handily with 65 percent of voters approving it.

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

    Tuesday Nov 11 | 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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  7. Larry Hassett re-elected to open space district seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | 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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  8. Police calls: Saddles stolen from unlocked shed in WoodsideRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Almanac

    This information is based on reports from the the Menlo Park Police Department and San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under the law, people charged with offenses are considered innocent unless convicted.

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  9. Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's endRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 6 | Almanac

    While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. There are 31 trees in the public right-of-way and on private property that, if they fell, might start wildfires because of their proximity to power lines, according to the officials from the town, the fire district and the power company. Public Works Director Howard Young drove around town recently looking for potentially hazardous trees near power lines.

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  10. MacNivens to be honored at 'Sillycon' Valley eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 5 | 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 Sunday, 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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  11. Incumbent re-elected to open space district seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Almanac

    Larry Hassett, who has served for 14 years on the governing board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, was re-elected by a wide margin on Tuesday. He received 69 percent of the vote in his run against newcomer Brandon Lewke for the Ward 6 seat.

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  12. Portola Valley: Potentially hazardous trees may be downed by year's endRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Almanac

    While the exact number of trees living in Portola Valley is not known, there is now one tree-related number that is: 31. There are 31 trees in the public right-of-way and on private property that, if they fell, might start wildfires because of their proximity to power lines, according to the officials from the town, the fire district and the power company. Public Works Director Howard Young drove around town recently looking for potentially hazardous trees near power lines.

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  13. Election 2014: Voters face major decisions on measures, racesRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | Almanac

    Decision day is finally here, and topping the list in terms of local voter interest is Measure M, the controversial specific plan initiative in Menlo Park. The polls close at 8 p.m. today.

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  14. Artscene: Metalsmith Bill Sorich creates art with welding toolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | Almanac

    Bill Sorich works with the traditional tools of a welder, just in an unconvential mannter. (Photo by Natalia Nazarova/The Almanac The stereotype of a welder is a burly guy perched high on a steel beam, torch in hand, putting the bones of a skyscraper together.

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  15. Redwood City district approves Mandarin immersion programRead the original story

    Monday Nov 3 | Almanac

    As the Menlo Park City School District struggles with a Mandarin immersion charter school proposal by district parents, the Redwood City School District has approved its own Mandarin immersion program, set to start next fall. Redwood City district officials say students from the district, which includes parts of Atherton and Woodside as well as Redwood City, will be given first priority, but that out-of-district students will also be accepted as long as classrooms have space for them.

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  16. Residents, city officials gear up to fight increased airplane noiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Almanac

    The Surf Air Pilatus PC-12 plane is parked outside the Surf Air terminal at the San Carlos airport on Oct. 17. Photo by Veronica Weber. At a gathering in the Holbrook-Palmer Park Pavilion in Atherton last month, as a resident began to speak about the incessant and loud airplane noise blanketing his neighborhood, 150 other attendees from Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Palo Alto suddenly looked skyward.

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  17. Community college bond measure faces new kind of opponentRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 29 | Almanac

    When there is organized opposition to school construction bond measures, it usually comes from anti-tax people, such as those associated with the Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association. Measure H on the Nov. 4 ballot would authorize the San Mateo County Community College District to borrow up to $388 million in the bond market to finance new and updated facilities and to buy equipment, such as computers, for its three campuses.

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  18. Woodside: New crosswalk may improve safety for childrenRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 28 | Almanac

    The Woodside Town Council may approve tonight a new crosswalk at the intersection of Mountain Home Road and Cedar Lane, part of an ongoing effort to create safe routes to school. The crosswalk item is on the consent calendar, meaning that it will not be a topic for discussion unless someone pulls it from the agenda for further consideration.

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  19. College bond measure faces a new kind of opponentRead the original story

    Friday Oct 24 | Almanac

    When there is opposition to school construction bond measures, it usually comes from voters opposed to the concept of taxation, such as the Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association. Measure H on the Nov. 4 ballot would authorize the San Mateo County Community College District to borrow up to $388 million in the bond market to finance new and updated facilities and to buy equipment, such as computers, for its three campuses.

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  20. Local 2015 Michelin stars: Baume, Madera, Chez TJ, Village PubRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | Almanac

    The Michelin guide released its latest San Francisco Bay Area stars list Tuesday, yet again granting distinction to Baume in Palo Alto, Madera in Menlo Park, Chez TJ in Mountain View and The Village Pub in Woodside.

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