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Portola Valley: Firefighters extinguish garage fire on Golden Hills Drive
Firefighters from the Woodside Fire Protection District extinguished a fire on Saturday afternoon, July 22, in a garage at 395 Golden Hills Drive in Portola Valley. Saturday, 4:57 PM

Sunday: Facebook launches weekly produce truck in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto
Facebook is sponsoring a produce truck that will travel to locations in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven, and sell subsidized produce, starting Sunday, July 23, between 10 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, 11:57 AM

Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission
The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded to seven members with the appointment of two new commissioners. Thursday, 8:35 PM | 2 comments

Woodside: Rollover accident at Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads
A collision involving two vehicles, one of which rolled over, drew medics from the Woodside Fire Protection District to the intersection of Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads Friday morning, July 21. Friday, 11:49 AM | 2 comments

Walking your way through history
In celebration of the San Mateo County History Museum's "Victorian Days at the Old Courthouse," free walking tours, of one to two hours, will be held at various locations, including Woodside and Menlo Park, this summer. Thursday, 1:19 PM

Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center
Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Thursday, 11:20 AM | 4 comments

Atherton puts parcel tax renewal on November ballot
Atherton's City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a three-year renewal of the town's parcel tax, which costs the average homeowner $750 a year, on the Nov. 7 ballot.
Thursday, 11:41 AM

Menlo Park council authorizes up to $6.7 million for affordable housing project
A proposal by the nonprofit housing developer MidPen Housing to redevelop the 1300 block of Willow Road into a 141-unit affordable housing complex got a funding jumpstart July 18. Thursday, 8:50 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park pastor pleads not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting minors
A Menlo Park pastor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple sex assault charges involving teenage girls. Thursday, 8:22 AM

Peninsula Bridge students build apps as part of computer science boot camp
The nonprofit Peninsula Bridge, which runs a number of programs to help local students from lower-income families succeed in high school and college, is partnering with Amazon Web Services this summer to conduct a two-week computer science boot camp for its students. Wednesday, 12:46 PM

Menlo Park: Steel worker injured at Facebook construction site
A steel worker was injured Tuesday morning after falling at the construction site of a new Facebook building in Menlo Park, fire officials said. Wednesday, 9:10 AM

Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

County sues fossil fuel industry for causing climate change

Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens Monday

Winners of 2017 Almanac Readers' Choice Awards named

County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

Menlo Park police calls: Pedestrian tells police he was a victim of hit-and-run

Three rescued after boat capsizes near Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park: Commission can't assemble quorum to consider eight-story biotech building

Candidate filing period opens for November elections

Award-winning Stanford math professor dies

Portola Valley: Wendi Haskell, a force in children's sports


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