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VanDerveer's 1,000th basketball win will be something special

She's not at Stanford just to collect a paycheck. Tara VanDerveer continues into her 38th year as a women's basketball coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
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SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
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Pokemon-themed bonbons on Madera's dessert menu

Tapping into the Pokemon Go craze, the Madera restaurant at the Rosewood Sand Hill hotel in Menlo Park has added a set of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
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Menlo Park: House fire damages patio, bedrooms

A fire destroyed an attached covered patio and adjoining bedrooms of a house in the 300 block of Grayson Court in the Willows...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
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How drones might be used to respond to emergencies

It's been almost a year since the Menlo Park Fire Protection District received the authority from the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
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Joie de vivre

Whether it is rustic or elegant, bistro or haute cuisine, French fare is superb. The new La Bohème in Palo Alto is no exception. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2017
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Peninsula Family Service Senior Peer Counseling Training

FREE training. Become a Senior Peer Counselor volunteer. Expand your skills & knowledge. Offer supportive listening & understanding...

Original post made by Volunteer Opportunity on Apr. 11, 2017
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Fire District to hold Belle Haven Community Outreach meeting

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a community meeting on April 29, 2017 at 10 am at Fire Station 77 located...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 12, 2017
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Have aspirations to become a news reporter?

The Almanac is looking for summer interns with an interest in learning news reporting skills for online and print. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
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Two nonprofits merging; both help students from lower-income families

Peninsula Bridge, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, announced April 26 that the organization will merge with Building Futures...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2017
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The mischief being done by the Atherton Town Council

The Atherton Town Council has spent $50,000 of our hard-earned tax dollars to figure out how to enrich the Town’s coffers...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 8, 2017
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Menlo Park pastor arrested on suspicion of six felony sex assault charges

A man who is the pastor of a church in Menlo Park has been arrested by the Menlo Park Police Department on suspicion of...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
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Menlo Park boys win soccer title

The Menlo Park Boys Under 10 AYSO Select soccer team won the Davis World Cup soccer tournament on Memorial Day weekend in...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
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What makes Almanac headlines - and what doesn't

This makes an Almanac headline: Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799 Original post made on Apr...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 29, 2017
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Menlo Park man sentenced to 12 years in drive-by shooting case

Edwin Elias Barrientos-Soto, 19, of Menlo Park was sentenced to 12 years in prison after pleading no contest to assault with...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2017
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Local Firefighters Flying Drones at Night in Yosemite

PRESSRELEASE Menlo Park Fire Protection District 170 Middlefield Rd Menlo Park, CA 94025 650-688-8400 ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 30, 2017
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Menlo Park Fire District Sponsored National Urban Search and Rescue Team - California Task Force 3 - Water Rescue Module sent to Texas

PRESS RELEASE - AUGUST 27, 2017 BREAKING NEWS - Menlo Park Fire District Sponsored National Urban Search and Rescue Team...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 31, 2017
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AG warns of sham charities for Hurricane Harvey victims

Californians should be careful when donating money to charities purporting to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, the state's...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2017
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Sheriff's Office: SUV driver 'at fault' in Portola Valley collision with cyclists

The driver of an SUV involved in an Aug. 5 collision with a group of bicyclists near Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2017
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Menlo Park driver cited for throwing hot coffee on traffic enforcement officer

A Menlo Park man faces a possible battery charge after he allegedly threw a cup of hot coffee on a Palo Alto traffic enforcement...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2017
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