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Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries
Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained... Last comment 8 hours ago | 86 comments

West Menlo Park: New daycare with hourly drop-offs gets a boost
County supervisors recently added momentum to plans to proceed with a daycare center in West Menlo Park, one designed for... Last comment 4 hours ago | 12 comments

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas
What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience... Last comment 11 hours ago | 82 comments

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Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies
Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24) at Stanford Hospital. He had celebrated his 84th birthday earlier this month. Friday, 11:59 AM | 2 comments

Portola Valley: Corte Madera School principal named
Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of Corte Madera School, a fourth- through eighth-grade school in Portola Valley with about 350 students. Friday, 9:51 AM | 1 comments

Woodside: Falling tree led to grass fire near Interstate 280
A eucalyptus tree fell on a vehicle traveling along Canada Road in Woodside at about 3:30 p.m. on Thursday (July 24) and caused a grass fire that interrupted electrical power to the area and snarled traffic on Interstate 280. Friday, 2:18 PM | 1 comments

Saturday: 'Fixit' clinic may help you fix your broken products
RethinkWaste — also known as the South Bayside Waste Management Authority — is holding a free "fixit" clinic at its Shoreway Environmental Center (the recycling center) on 225 Shoreway Road in San Carlos on Saturday, July 26. Friday, 11:22 AM | 2 comments

Saturday: Menlo Park mayor holds office hours
You'll have four opportunities to share your opinions with Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller on Saturday (July 26) as he holds office hours at four different locations throughout the day. Friday, 9:57 AM | 9 comments

Atherton pedestrian struck by car dies of injuries
Atherton resident Shahriar Rahimzadeh, 32, died at about 8:40 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, at Stanford Hospital of injuries sustained after being struck by a car earlier that day as he was crossing El Camino Real in Atherton, police said. Thursday, 10:23 AM | 86 comments

Menlo Park: Repeat DUI driver sentenced to five years in prison
With three prior drunk driving convictions, the driver in a DUI crash in Menlo Park that left her and a passenger seriously hurt, and her infant son with minor injuries, pleaded no contest in court on Tuesday (July 22) to felony drunk driving causing injury. Thursday, 10:13 AM

Atherton: Burglars break into locked home
One or more burglars forced their way through a locked door of a home on Nora Way in Atherton on Thursday, July 24, and stole a 50-inch flat-screen television, police reported Friday. Friday, 8:47 AM

Atherton tops national real estate price lists
The Midpeninsula has always been an attractive place to live, but recently it has achieved another distinction: home of the most expensive real estate in the country. Thursday, 8:07 AM

Middlefield Road set for $12.5 million makeover
At 7 p.m. Thursday, July 24, a public meeting is scheduled for discussion of parts of the redesign plans for a six-block stretch of Middlefield Road, from Pacific Avenue to 5th Avenue. Up for discussion are proposals to reduce the number of lanes, install new traffic lights, add more trash bins, add gathering places for community events, and commission public art. Thursday, 8:43 AM

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced
Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader poll. Wednesday, 6:17 PM | 2 comments

Bunny of the week
If you are a rabbit fan or curious about bunnies, it doesn't get any better than this. The Peninsula Humane Society is currently waiving the entire adoption fee for all bunnies and we have many to choose from, including rare breeds like Chip, a Netherland Dwarf, who's this week's Pet of the Week. Thursday, 9:47 AM | 1 comments

West Menlo: New daycare with hourly drop-offs gets a boost

Police calls: Man says he was 'traveling' without a license, not driving

Two show interest in running for school boards

Sheriff's Office warns of phone scams

Menlo Park: Council approves union contract

Hangin' with the goats

Menlo Park: Senior engineer leaves

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Menlo Park: Fifth person pulls papers in council race

Menlo Park city hall remodel still on hold

The issue that just won't die: Atherton's Parker Avenue

Water mandates signal 'get tough' approach


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