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Anton Menlo gets ready for construction of 394 apartments
Developer St. Anton Partners has cleared 10 acres of land at 3639 Haven Ave., off Marsh Road, in Menlo Park in preparation... Last comment 15 hours ago | 15 comments

Menlo Park to spend $45,000 on drought outreach
The city's water fund will chip in $45,000 to help get the word out about mandatory water conservation measures to customers... Last comment on Sep 15, 2014 at 12:03 am | 14 comments

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"Atherton's National Night Out"
Atherton's first National Night Out on Tue, Aug. 5, brought in the 9-1-1 Ready Fox from 9-1-1 for Kids, a nonprofit organization focused on 9-1-1 emergency dialing education. Submitted by Tiffany Lam on Aug 12, 2014

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Motorcycle cops issue 82 tickets for 'distracted driving' in Atherton, Menlo Park
Officers on motorcycle patrols in Atherton and Menlo Park issued 76 tickets to drivers using cellphones illegally and six tickets for texting during a special "distracted driving" enforcement event in those two towns on Friday, Sept. 12. Monday, 1:28 PM | 7 comments

Portola Valley residents report seeing mountain lion in backyard
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of a Friday night mountain lion sighting in Portola Valley. Sunday, 6:23 PM | 6 comments

Menlo Park police stage 'critical incident' training at former school this week
Explosions, gunfire and yelling -- all simulated -- may be heard coming from the former campus of James Flood Elementary School this week as the Menlo Park police and other law enforcement agencies stage a training exercise. Monday, 9:06 AM | 1 comments

Work in progress at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Construction of a new administrative building at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory started earlier this year. Monday, 9:19 PM

Mandarin immersion charter school petitions Menlo Park district for approval
Supporters of a new charter school in the Menlo Park City School District that would teach many of its classes in Mandarin have asked the district to authorize the school. The school now has 30 days to hold a hearing on the request and 60 days to make a decision. Sunday, 6:23 PM | 2 comments

Tuesday: Atherton public hearing on housing element
A public hearing on Atherton's housing element, a state-mandated plan for providing housing to people of all income levels, is on the Planning Commission's agenda for Tuesday, Sept. 16. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. Monday, 7:41 AM

Two injured in Menlo Park accident
Two people were injured in a rear-end collision at the intersection of Bayfront Expressway and Chilco Street at about 11 a.m. Saturday (Sept. 13), Menlo Park police reported.
Saturday, 7:31 PM | 3 comments

Vi seniors take case to federal court
More than 40 seniors mobilized in the U.S. District Court in San Jose this week to show their displeasure with how the parent company of senior-care community Vi at Palo Alto is handling their money. Friday, 8:52 AM | 4 comments

Anton Menlo gets ready for construction of 394 apartments
Developer St. Anton Partners has cleared 10 acres of land at 3639 Haven Ave., off Marsh Road, in Menlo Park in preparation for the construction of a 394-unit apartment complex. Thursday, 3:55 PM | 15 comments

Learning by doing: Students acquire multiple skills by working on projects
Portola Valley teachers spent some time being students this summer; learning about project-based learning, in which students study multiple academic subjects while doing broad based projects. Friday, 8:04 AM | 2 comments

Monday: Menlo Park hosts small business roundtable
The second quarterly small business roundtable hosted by Menlo Park will take place at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15. The discussion theme will be how the economic development plan update can help the city transition from a manufacturing-based economy to an innovation-based economy. Sunday, 6:22 PM

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Police calls: Three Woodside High students accused in marijuana cookie incident

Library offers lessons, lunch for local kids

Obituaries: Well-known Realtor Steve Bellumori dies

Atherton school completes Ice Bucket Challenge

Update: Teens, teacher hurt after being struck by vehicle in San Mateo

Woodside: Stop-work order lifted for mansion

Menlo Park council approves Monte Rosa stop signs

Menlo Park to spend $45,000 on drought outreach

Church of the Nativity loses longtime priest

Cover story: Taking charge when cancer strikes

Pet of the week

Woodside report: Mountain lion and three cubs spotted in Wunderlich park

Transit CEO Michael Scanlon to retire


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