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Bill to mandate safe parking for homeless students raises concerns
Community college students in California, many of whom are vulnerable to food, housing and financial insecurity, may soon... Last comment 22 hours ago | 4 comments

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations
For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run... Last comment 6 hours ago | 14 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. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


New Menlo Park city manager finds renewal at City Hall
Standing in her City Hall office, which overlooks the Burgess Park duck pond and draws in the spring sunshine, Menlo Park's new City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson describes Menlo Park as being in a state of renewal. Wednesday, 5:33 PM

Mary Poppins brings her magic to Hillview stage
Hillview Middle School students will revive the Disney classic "Mary Poppins" with their upcoming spring musical, which is being staged from April 25 through 27. Wednesday, 3:59 PM

Study: Atherton traffic at 'saturation level'
Two long-awaited reports on traffic in Atherton were presented to the City Council at its last meeting, but council members asked for a study session to look at the reports in detail and the possible options available to the town. Wednesday, 10:40 AM | 3 comments

Menlo fire board criticizes JPA, ambulance agreements
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board has expressed its objections to an Emergency Medical System Joint Powers Agreement and an ambulance contract with San Mateo County following a brief opportunity to take a look at the deals. Wednesday, 9:28 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park: City manager announces three top leadership appointments
The city of Menlo Park has made three new appointments to leadership positions, according to an April 23 announcement from City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson. Tuesday, 6:37 PM

Ravenswood appoints new principals for 2019-20 school year
The Ravenswood City School District Board of Education approved new leaders for two schools on Thursday, while other principals remain in interim district-level roles through the summer.
Wednesday, 8:18 AM

Update: Missing Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man found safe
A Palo Alto woman who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat on April 1, has been located after she was reported missing on Friday, April 19. Tuesday, 11:44 AM | 6 comments

New Belle Haven Library plans move forward
The population of Menlo Park on the Bay side of 101 could triple in the coming years, and the city of Menlo Park has been working to streamline a process to build a new library in Belle Haven as soon as possible. Tuesday, 10:51 AM | 1 comments

Residential burglary, car theft reported in Atherton
Atherton police have responded to a residential burglary and a car theft in recent days, according to department press releases. Monday, 2:06 PM | 1 comments

Four Bay Area counties have strongest labor markets in state
Four Bay Area counties have the strongest labor markets in the state, according to data released Friday by the California Employment Development Department. San Mateo County takes the top spot on that list. Tuesday, 8:26 AM

Menlo Park: Coroner identifies motorcyclist killed in freeway crash

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