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San Mateo County property values reach record highs
San Mateo County's property assessment roll increased for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year of upward movement. Read... Last comment 16 hours ago | 9 comments

Atherton house under construction for 40 years will be demolished
A house in Atherton that has been under construction for more than 40 years will be demolished, but delays from utility companies... Last comment 20 hours ago | 6 comments

Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief
The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue... Last comment on Jul 18, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 29 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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Update: Motorcyclist dies in Woodside crash
A motorcyclist died in a crash with another vehicle in Woodside on Friday afternoon, law enforcement officials said. State Highway 84 was closed and not expected to be reopened until about 8:30 tonight as a result of the crash. Friday, 8:00 PM

Menlo Park man convicted in knife attack sentenced to two years
A Menlo Park man convicted of assault with a deadly weapon was given a two-year sentence in state prison on July 18, but will be released in 85 days after receiving credit for time served and good behavior. Friday, 6:43 PM

Grand jury recommends coordinated Caltrain grade separation strategy
The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury on July 18 released a report calling for a more coordinated approach to tackling grade separations along the Caltrain rail line. Friday, 4:33 PM

Tour de Menlo bike ride set for Aug. 17
Local cyclists are gearing up for the 15th annual Tour de Menlo Scholarship Ride, which offers three Peninsula routes for riders of all abilities and plenty of SAG support for those who need it. The event is set for Saturday, Aug. 17. Friday, 11:54 AM

Woodside increases maximum defensible space grant
With the threat of wildfires increasing, Woodside is raising its maximum matching grant for clearing brush, pruning trees and other work from $2,000 to $3,000. Friday, 11:55 AM

Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center
A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one of them lost his cellphone at the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot on Thursday morning, police said. Friday, 7:53 AM

Menlo Summer Fest returns this weekend
This year's Summer Fest in downtown Menlo Park will feature all the fan favorites: local artists, food trucks and craft beer, and "the best two days of music ever in Menlo Park," according to organizers. Thursday, 3:48 PM

Obituary: Former Atherton resident, roller derby league owner Jerry Seltzer
Longtime former Atherton resident Jerry Seltzer died on July 1 at the age of 87. The cause of death was pulmonary fibrosis, his family said. Friday, 10:07 AM

Skyline murder suspect to receive mental evaluation
Malik Dosouqi, the Pacifica man charged with two murders along Skyline Boulevard in June, will be evaluated by doctors about whether he is fit to stand trial. Thursday, 11:52 AM | 3 comments

State Sen. Hill holds bill that would lessen secrecy exemptions for clergy who hear reports of child abuse
Following opposition from the religious community, state Sen. Jerry Hill has decided to hold a bill to eliminate an exemption allowing clergy members to not report cases of child abuse revealed during penitential communications. Thursday, 8:43 AM | 1 comments

Grand jury: Measles epidemic risk low in San Mateo County, but could be lower
The threat of a measles epidemic has been drastically reduced since a vaccine for the illness was introduced in 1963, but San Mateo County could take steps to reduce the possibility even further, according to a Civil Grand Jury report. Thursday, 11:29 AM | 2 comments

Atherton house under construction for 40 years will be demolished
A house in Atherton that has been under construction for more than 40 years will be demolished, but delays from utility companies have pushed back the date of the teardown, according to City Manager George Rodericks. Wednesday, 3:57 PM | 6 comments

Caltrain proposes fare increases starting in 2020
People can weigh in on potential Caltrain fare changes at a series of public meetings the agency will hold this month. Wednesday, 8:46 PM

Menlo Park: City Council supports updates to heritage tree ordinance
On Tuesday, July 16, the Menlo Park City Council adopted recommendations from a task force to update its tree protection law. Wednesday, 10:29 AM

San Mateo County property values reach record highs
San Mateo County's property assessment roll increased for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year of upward movement. Wednesday, 8:30 AM | 9 comments

Mandy Harvey to perform at fundraiser to benefit hearing impaired patients
Mandy Harvey, an "America's Got Talent" Golden Buzzer winner a couple of seasons ago, brings her inspirational talent to the Peninsula to raise money to help under-served and under-insured patients obtain hearing health care.
Tuesday, 4:06 PM | 1 comments

City seeks new strategy to support 'missing middle'

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Residents may be vulnerable if insurance is canceled due to wildfire risk

New Menlo Fire Station 6 combines best of old and new

Shot fired during confrontation in Menlo Park

Grand jury says entire county at risk of wildfire

Menlo Park: new assistant community development director named

Atherton: City Council to discuss options for easing traffic in town

Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

 

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