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Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk as public amenity
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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. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


How a beloved family recipe inspired Ladera Foods
The roots for one of the area's most popular granola brands and a growing local business can be traced back to when Brian Tetrud, the CEO of Ladera Foods, was a kid growing up in the community of Ladera. Wednesday, 3:57 PM

Speier and Eshoo speak out against shutdown
As the federal shutdown moves past the one-month mark, the toll on federal workers continues to increase and, according to The Almanac's local congressional representatives in Washington, there's no end in sight. Wednesday, 10:39 AM | 4 comments

Speedster who fled Menlo Park police pleads no contest
A 19-year-old man from East Palo Alto pleaded no contest Tuesday to two felonies, evading police and carrying a loaded, unregistered gun in a vehicle, on the condition of a nine-month sentence in county jail and no state prison time. Wednesday, 11:31 AM | 1 comments

When nightmare becomes reality
Tissue boxes lined the aisles of the Hillview Middle School gym bleachers on Jan. 14 in anticipation of guest speaker Frank DeAngelis, who was principal of Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999 when it became the site of the deadliest school shooting in the nation up to that time. Wednesday, 7:55 AM

Reclaiming the Bay
A multi-agency effort is in progress to restore thousands of shoreline acres from Menlo Park to Mountain View to their natural state after more than a century of degradation from industrial salt production. Tuesday, 4:07 PM

Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk
Picture this: Life-size sculptures of 13 historic innovators, such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Marie Curie, set around the landscaped perimeter of a new life sciences building. Tuesday, 8:20 AM | 11 comments

A fresh angle
The Hillview Middle School video broadcast studio is home to a 23-student advanced video broadcast class offered to seventh- and eighth-graders at the Menlo Park school. Tuesday, 10:28 AM

Man pleads not guilty to 2011 murder of Menlo Park woman
A 27-year-old man formerly of East Palo Alto pleaded not guilty Jan. 17 to murder charges related to the fatal shooting of Cate Fisher, a 19-year-old from Menlo Park, in 2011. Monday, 11:44 AM

Valparaiso Avenue homicide: Wolke plea to wait until February
The man suspected of killing Kathy Hughes Anderson, a 62-year-old Menlo Park woman, in her Valparaiso Avenue home on Dec. 12, did not enter his plea in court Friday as scheduled. Monday, 11:59 AM | 1 comments

Woodside: Home burglar nabbed after a revealing social media rant
An East Palo Alto woman faces felony burglary and robbery charges after walking into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside on Sunday afternoon
and live-streaming a rant on social media before stripping to her underwear and walking into the backyard of the home, San Mateo County Sheriff's investigators said. Sunday, 9:09 PM | 4 comments

Kindergarten registration begins in local districts
Kindergarten registration for children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 will soon be underway in local school districts.
Tuesday, 10:35 AM

Elderly woman out $700 in email scam
Menlo Park police are investigating a case of fraud reported Tuesday, Jan. 8, in which the method used was email and the victim was an 80-year-old woman who lives on Hermosa Way. Tuesday, 11:06 AM

Guest opinion: Rethinking Stanford's development plan
In mid-December, Santa Clara County released the final iteration of the environmental impact report (EIR) assessing the impacts of Stanford's development through 2035, which will be facilitated through a new General Use Permit (GUP). In examining the final EIR, it's imperative to recognize its limitations. Monday, 9:14 AM | 1 comments

'Freedom Rings' – along with the music – at benefit concert
The African American Composer Initiative, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, presents its annual concert, a benefit for Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto, on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27.
Tuesday, 11:41 AM

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Wednesday, 10:53 AM

Woodside: Vehicle burglary, mail-theft suspect arrested
A 22-year-old Sacramento resident was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing items from unlocked vehicles in Woodside and mail theft, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said.
Sunday, 3:28 PM | 1 comments

Draeger's to undergo 'extensive remodel'

New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations

Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School

Bay Area storms boost rainfall almost to normal levels

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Rotary Club accepting nonprofit grant applications

New mayor's goals: Better communication, public safety and livability


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