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MidPen submits plans for affordable housing project
MidPen Housing Corp., a nonprofit housing developer that owns affordable housing on the 1200 and 1300 blocks of Willow Road,... Last comment 6 hours ago | 16 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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New law requires apartment balcony inspections
Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday signed a bill requiring inspections of apartment balconies, decks, outdoor stairs and elevated walkways in hopes of avoiding deaths from collapses like the one in Berkeley in 2015. Tuesday, 5:23 PM

Menlo Park: Staff vacancy crisis slows city activity
In a deadpan refrain belying deeper urgency, Menlo Park staff reported to the City Council at its last meeting that because of severe staff shortages, "Resources may not be available for progress on important line items." Tuesday, 11:56 AM | 4 comments

Menlo Park: Police arrest man on suspicion of attempted rape
A 19-year-old East Palo Alto man was arrested in Menlo Park on Monday on suspicion of the attempted rape of a woman out jogging that afternoon, according to a statement from the Menlo Park Police Department. Tuesday, 8:59 AM | 2 comments

Wednesday: Atherton investigating water capture facility at Menlo College
It's been nearly four months since Atherton City Council members, responding to protests from neighbors and visitors of Holbrook-Palmer Park, said they wanted to find a new location for a planned underground water storage and filtering facility. The town is hoping Menlo College might be that location. An item on a possible project is on the council's consent calendar for its meeting Sept. 19. Tuesday, 11:30 AM

Victim in Woodside hills accident was a Renaissance man
North Fair Oaks resident Stephen Morse, who was killed on Sept. 9 while riding his Vespa motor scooter in Woodside, was a man of many interests and talents, with strong local roots. Tuesday, 11:34 AM | 1 comments

Menlo fire board to consider proposal on revenue sharing
A proposal to restrict future fire boards from agreeing to share district tax revenues with other agencies without prior approval from voters will be on the agenda of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board when it meets on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Monday, 11:57 AM | 2 comments

Palo Alto professor accuses Kavanaugh of sexual assault
Christine Blasey Ford, a psychology professor at Palo Alto University, identified herself Sunday to the Washington Post as the author of the confidential letter that accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her in the early 1980s, when they were both high school students in suburban Maryland. Monday, 3:38 PM | 15 comments

New interactive voice technology being used by tax collector's office
San Mateo County's tax collector's office has adopted a new interactive voice response system that will allow callers to review and pay their property taxes more efficiently, county officials said. Monday, 8:36 AM

Caltrain ridership up this year from 2017
Caltrain ridership has jumped slightly this year compared to 2017, when ridership decreased, Caltrain officials said. Sunday, 2:43 PM | 2 comments

Local CERT teams prepare for disaster
Approximately 100 volunteers who have trained as Community Emergency Response Team members gathered in Atherton on Saturday, Sept. 8, for a disaster drill directed by the Atherton Police Department and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Monday, 11:40 AM | 3 comments

Police calls: Homeless man stabbed in encampment
Crime reports from Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley. Friday, 10:45 AM

Food sustainability: Can we hack it?
It had a catchy name -- one suitable for Silicon Valley and a region where sustainable food production is of wide interest. Called "Hacking Food," it was the second Bay Area's Sustainable Food Festival, and it took place in Menlo Park in July at BootUP on Willow Road. Friday, 8:51 AM

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Search-and-rescue team members deployed to North Carolina

Menlo Park man who allegedly sexually assaulted teen at city park on trial

Portola Valley: Residents asked to be on lookout for black sedan

MidPen submits plans for affordable housing project

Bikeway launched to connect Peninsula cities

New data shows slow Bay Area housing production

M-A student's video is semifinalist in Breakthrough contest

Menlo Park: Council approves updated travel policy

Woodside: Menlo Park man dies in head-on crash

Teens hope their videos prompt dialogue about mental health

West Menlo survey input sought

Menlo Park: Speed hump trial wins council approval

Arraignment for extradited 2009 hit-and-run suspect postponed

 

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