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Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035
In a dramatic move to tackle climate change, Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday ordered state officials to ban new gasoline-powered... Last comment on Sep 25, 2020 at 11:53 am | 4 comments

 
 
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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
 
 
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Protesters demanding justice for Breonna Taylor stop traffic in Menlo Park
More than 150 people from around the Bay Area gathered Friday evening in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice in the police killing of Breonna Taylor and pushed for reform in the Menlo Park Police Department. Saturday, 8:29 AM | 2 comments

Man arrested in connection with sexual assault of minor in Portola Valley
A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with several crimes related to the sexual assault of a minor in Portola Valley, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Saturday, 4:11 PM

Smoke, smog and high temperatures prompt Spare the Air alert for Sunday
A round of scorching temperatures forecast for the Bay Area over the next two days, combined with wildfire smoke and vehicle fumes, prompted air district officials to issue a Spare the Air alert for Sunday. Saturday, 4:17 PM

Portola Valley launches racial equity discussions with author talk
Portola Valley is kicking off a series of virtual town hall meetings on racial equity and policing with an author talk this week. Sunday, 10:18 AM

Letters to the editor: Caltrain tax initiative, climate change
Letters to the editor from the Sept. 25 edition on Caltrain's Measure RR and climate change. Saturday, 10:55 AM

Wolosin leads in campaign fundraising, endorsements for Menlo Park council's District 3 race
Jen Wolosin has raised the most money so far among Menlo Park's District 3 City Council candidates, according to the latest campaign finance reports. Friday, 5:21 PM

Air hugs and weekly testing: Inside one private school's first day back at school
Wednesday, Sept. 16, was the first day of the new academic year at Synapse School in Menlo Park, one of 21 San Mateo County schools that have been granted waivers to reopen in person for elementary grades. Friday, 4:15 PM

Council weighs options for monitoring air quality
After weeks of debate, the Menlo Park City Council agreed Tuesday to cancel an order to buy air quality monitors through PurpleAir. Friday, 10:56 AM

Community briefs: Free meals from Sequoia school district, Peninsula Clean Energy credits
Community briefs: Sequoia Union High School District providing free meals and Peninsula Clean Energy offering credits to small businesses affected by COVID-19. Friday, 11:45 AM

Heat, risk of fires, rip current pose danger in Bay Area this weekend
Weather will pose a danger to Bay Area residents starting Friday with a higher risk for rip currents at beaches and increased wildfire risk starting Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. Thursday, 4:23 PM | 2 comments

Want to get to know your local candidates? Here's a calendar of election debates, forums
We've compiled a list of local election debates and forums taking place virtually for Midpeninsula voters ahead of the Nov. 3 election. Friday, 4:05 PM | 3 comments

Coronavirus central: Rising case rates across state could hamper reopening plans
California's coronavirus case and hospitalization rates are trending in the wrong direction and could hamper some counties' plans to reopen businesses, the state's Health and Human Services secretary said Friday. Saturday, 4:03 PM | 5 comments

The Stanford alum behind Netflix's 'The Social Dilemma' wants you to stop scrolling
Director Jeff Orlowski's "The Social Dilemma," leaves no stone unturned as it dives into tech's ugly downside, from social media addiction to the spread of misinformation. Friday, 11:26 AM | 1 comments

Atherton mayor endorses newcomer for council over incumbent
Atherton's mayor is endorsing a challenger over a City Council incumbent over a controversial proposal to withdraw the town from the local fire district. The incumbent says his position on the issue is being mischaracterized. Thursday, 10:15 AM

Menlo Park kindergartners and first graders to return to classrooms on Monday

Newsom orders ban of new gas-powered cars by 2035

 

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