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  1. Menlo Presbyterian names new director of children's ministryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Almanac

    Gary Lindsay, Menlo Park Presbyterian Church's new director of children's ministry, is shown with his wife, Heidi, and children Rebekah and Brendan. Gary Lindsay is the new director of children's ministry at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, where he will be serving more than 2,000 families, the church announced recently.

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  2. New Ravenswood Family Health Center to debut SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Almanac

    The exterior of the new Ravenswood Family Health Center in East Palo Alto, located on Bay Road. Photo by Veronica Weber.

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  3. Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCCRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | Almanac

    Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March 9. Also on the agenda: an animal control contract, the town's housing element and interviews with candidates for the town's Architectural and Site Review Board. Woodside's council will consider whether to spend $15,000 to join in a national lawsuit against the Federal Communications Commission over the latest regulations the FCC has adopted with regard to granting requests to install telecommunication facilities, such as cellphone towers.

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  4. Briefs: State Sen. Jerry Hill holds online 'town hall' meetingRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | Almanac

    State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo/Santa Clara counties, is hosting a discussion about the new legislative year during a live, online town hall on Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the Junior League of Palo Alto-Mid Peninsula is partnering with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive on Friday, Feb. 20. The drive will be held from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Junior League's headquarters at 555 Ravenswood Ave. in Menlo Park "One of the League's first projects was the development of the Community Blood Reserve, a mutual assistance blood-donor program for the Mid-Peninsula area," says Jan Hickman, League president.

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  5. Construction, building interests give $357K to pass community college bond measureRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Almanac

    Construction and building interests, including several from out of state, were in a class by themselves in contributing $357,100 in 2014 to the campaign for Measure H, a bond measure in the November election put on the ballot by the San Mateo County Community College District, according to a report filed with the county Elections Office. To pass, the measure needed the approval of 55 percent majority of the voters.

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  6. Election 2014: Construction, building interests give $357K in college bond electionRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Almanac

    Construction and building interests, including several from out of state, were in a class by themselves in contributing $357,100 in 2014 to the campaign for Measure H, a bond measure in the November election put on the ballot by the San Mateo County Community College District, according to a report filed with the county Elections Office. To pass, the measure needed the approval of 55 percent majority of the voters.

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  7. Longtime school board member steps downRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Almanac

    Olivia Martinez walks her grandchildren and her dog Pebbles from school to home in Menlo Park. From left, they are Alex, 8, Matthew, 6, and William, 5. (Photo by Michelle Le/The Almanac Olivia Martinez, who has served on the board of the Sequoia Union High School District since 1999, has announced she is leaving the board March 1 to move to Dallas, Texas.

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  8. Two arrested in connection with North Fair Oaks burglaryRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | Almanac

    Two Redwood City residents were arrested Jan. 20 in connection with a series of crimes in North Fair Oaks, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Roberto Diaz, 31, and Margarita Barragan, 29, were arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest and possession of stolen property, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  9. North Fair Oaks: Two arrested in connection with burglaryRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2015 | Almanac

    Two Redwood City residents were arrested Tuesday in connection with a series of crimes in North Fair Oaks, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Roberto Diaz, 31, and Margarita Barragan, 29, were arrested on suspicion of burglary, possession of a stolen vehicle, resisting arrest, possession of stolen property, vandalism and conspiracy, the Sheriff's Office said.

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  10. Big band swings into town for Herb Wong tributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | Almanac

    The Palo Alto Jazz Alliance is producing its first concert since the death last April of its beloved co-founder, Herb Wong of Menlo Park. But music lovers shouldn't worry that the Amateur Hour Orchestra is coming to town to entertain them.

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  11. Carole Groom sworn in as Board of Supervisors presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Almanac

    San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom was elected to a second term as president of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Groom, a former San Mateo city council member who was elected to the county board in 2010, said her goals for 2015 include studying a minimum wage ordinance; laying the groundwork for Community Choice Aggregation, a local energy model; and combating elder abuse. She said the board's goals remained largely the same: "to keep San Mateo County safe and healthy, provide services for the most vulnerable population, and preserve and protect our precious open space and park lands."

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  12. Jerry Hill introduces 'ignition interlocks' bill for DUI offendersRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Almanac

    First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath for alcohol before starting the car, if a new bill introduced by state Sen. Jerry Hill passes in Sacramento. Sen. Hill, flanked by representatives from Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and nearly a dozen law enforcement officials from cities in San Mateo County and the San Mateo and Santa Clara county sheriffs, introduced the bill on Dec. 29 during a press conference at Redwood City's Courthouse Square.

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  13. Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Almanac

    State Sen. Jerry Hill announced he is introducing a new bill to require first-time DUI offenders to install an ignition interlock device in their cars. Photo by Sue Dremann.

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  14. Shelter extended for residents displaced by floodingRead the original story

    Dec 22, 2014 | Almanac

    Redwood City officials will continue to keep shelters open with limited hours Monday and Tuesday to help residents displaced by flooding, city officials said. Residents can visit the Fair Oaks Community Center, located at 2600 Middlefield Road, for assistance recovering from flooding that swept through two mobile home parks in Redwood City, officials said.

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  15. Atherton couple celebrate 70th anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Almanac

    On Dec. 22, 1944, a young man named Joe Cotton asked Rema Nelson to marry him. Recently returned to the states from being shot down over Greece in World War II, and spending three harrowing months evading the Nazis, Mr. Cotton was ready for a challenge of a more domestic sort.

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  16. Vast photo collection documents San Mateo County life over several decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Almanac

    Norton Pearl is the photographer seen in this 1958 photo in Las Vegas at the Tropicana Hotel as he takes publicity shots for a California Press Photographers' Association conference. Mr. Pearl is photographing Jayne Mansfield from atop the shoulders of her husband, Mickey Hargitay.

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  17. Do you think there 'Oughta Be A law ... Or Not'?Read the original story

    Dec 12, 2014 | Almanac

    State Sen. Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, is now accepting entries for the seventh annual "Oughta Be A Law ... Or Not" contest. "This is an excellent opportunity for constituents to share their ideas for state laws," he said.

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  18. SHP boys bounce back with hoops win in tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Almanac

    Gators Junior Corbin Koch drives along the baseline against the Pinewood Panther defense during first half action. The second-ranked Pinewood Boys upset number one Sacred Heart Prep on the road 60-58 with a buzzer-beater from sophomore Aiden Lucero in overtime.

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  19. Libraries will waive fines for food donorsRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Almanac

    Have an overdue book from the library? Now's your chance to clear fines and help others by donating food during the San Mateo County Library's "Food for Fines" program, which runs through Dec. 31. Customers may take any amount of nonperishable boxed or canned food to any of San Mateo County Library's 12 branches, and library fines and fees will be waived. All collected food is donated to the Second Harvest Food Bank of San Clara and San Mateo Counties.

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  20. Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Almanac

    From left, Richard, Eric with his daughter Sierra, and Larry Hassett in the nursery section of their newly opened hardware store. Michelle Le/The Almanac Conventional wisdom is that small family-owned businesses just can't compete with big box retailers.

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