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Neuroscience pioneer tapped as Stanford's new president

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, president of The Rockefeller University in New York City, and a former resident of Atherton and Woodsdie,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2016
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2016 at 9:44 am | 1 comment | 2534 Views

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Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3498 Views

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Tonight: Woodside council considers limits on basements

With a significant uptick in 2015 in the number of applications to build basements, and with designs that are increasingly...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Donna, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 1013 Views

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Menlo Park church mourns loss of pastor

Members of the Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park are mourning the loss of their pastor, Bishop...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ella, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 4983 Views

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Wedesday: Will Atherton become more welcoming to chickens?

At the moment, it's illegal to have even a single chicken in Atherton on a lot of less than 80,000 square feet, which is...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Feb 16, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 1378 Views

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Caltrans: No broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highways 84 and 35 this year

Following up on recent promises, Caltrans has announced that it will forego broadcast spraying of herbicides along Highway...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2016
Last comment by Ellen, on Feb 16, 2016 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

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Menlo Park: 'Clee' Webster's legacy: role model for youth

Bridget Matheson, the city of Menlo Park's recreation program coordinator, began 2016 with a staff in mourning. Nobody could...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2016
Last comment by MENLO, on Feb 17, 2016 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

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Hillary Clinton in Atherton yesterday

Hillary Clinton, who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, was in Atherton on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 21,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2069 Views

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Atherton to further study impacts of Marsh Road project

In the hopes of minimizing impacts on neighbors and motorists, Atherton plans to do more traffic studies on the impacts of...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
Last comment by Mike G, on Feb 27, 2016 at 5:12 am | 5 comments | 1467 Views

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Social worker pleads 'no contest' in child sex-abuse case

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of vulnerable East Palo Alto children pleaded no contest to...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1558 Views

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Portola Valley doctor aims to combat obesity epidemic

The facts, says Dr. Sean Bourke, are clear: The U.S. is being overtaken by an epidemic of obesity. He wants to replace it...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Liz, on Feb 25, 2016 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2623 Views

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Tonight: Memorial celebration for Bishop Teman L. Bostic Sr. in Menlo Park

A memorial celebration for Bishop Teman L. Bostic Sr., pastor of Mt. Olive A.O.H. Church of God in Menlo Park, will be held...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2016
Last comment by Elise M. Mitchell, on Feb 25, 2016 at 6:11 pm | 1 comment | 2972 Views

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Woodside fire district back to square one with cramped station

A physical separation between firefighters and the offices of fire district staff could be ahead as officials of the Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2016
Last comment by AllYouCanEat, on Feb 26, 2016 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2069 Views

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Menlo Park: Mother, daughter jailed after raucous traffic stop on Willow Road

Following a raucous incident during a traffic stop on Willow Road on Saturday night, Feb. 27, two women, one from Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2016
Last comment by Both sides right, on Mar 4, 2016 at 10:58 pm | 17 comments | 3607 Views

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Menlo Park: Chilco Street to get long-awaited sidewalks

Chilco Street, located between U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expresway, is scheduled to get sidewalks in 2016, under a plan unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 16, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 17 comments | 1857 Views

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Menlo Park man convicted of traveling to Cambodia for sex with minors

A federal jury in Los Angeles found a Menlo Park man guilty Monday of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with underage girls....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Twentse, on Mar 8, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 2906 Views

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A look at the sleek, new San Mateo County jail

The aesthetics of the new county jail -- the colors on the walls of community spaces, sleek furniture, abundant natural light,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Joe arpaio, on Mar 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 2050 Views

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Hillary Clinton back in Atherton for another fundraiser

For the second time in a little more than a month, presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will be in Atherton for a political...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2016
Last comment by Villi, on Mar 10, 2016 at 7:33 pm | 7 comments | 2343 Views

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Custodian sues deputy over courtroom gun incident

A county court custodian filed an amended complaint on Monday (March 14), adding a civil-rights violation to several other...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 18, 2016 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 1555 Views

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Officer shot at during scuffle with La Honda shooting suspect

A Pacifica police officer was shot at during a scuffle on a highway embankment with a suspect accused of shooting and critically...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2016
Last comment by squirrel, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:36 am | 4 comments | 2457 Views
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