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Understanding the unsheltered among us
It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Read the full... Last comment 8 hours ago | 8 comments

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue
Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal... Last comment on Apr 19, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 22 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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Menlo Park: Motorcyclist killed in freeway crash
A motorcyclist died in a Menlo Park crash on U.S. Highway 101 early Saturday morning, the California Highway Patrol reported. Saturday, 3:11 PM

Palo Alto woman who berated MAGA hat-wearing man reported missing
Rebecca Parker Mankey of Palo Alto, who made national headlines when she verbally assaulted a man wearing a Make America Great Again hat in a Palo Alto Starbucks on April 1, has been reported missing. Saturday, 12:24 PM | 1 comments

Mayors, tech transportation leaders convene to talk traffic
In view of a hulking manzanita tree branch hung from the wall at the Unitarian Universalist Church in south Palo Alto, mayors and other elected officials from Redwood City to Sunnyvale met with transportation program leaders from the area's biggest employers on Thursday, April 18. Saturday, 8:54 AM | 1 comments

Village Stationers to close Menlo Park, Los Altos locations
For 53 years, Village Stationers has helped Peninsula residents find gifts, cards, office supplies and more at its family-run stationery shops. But the owner of the business says Village's two remaining locations, in Menlo Park and Los Altos, will be shuttered before the end of the summer. Friday, 3:13 PM | 2 comments

Atherton council digest: Sea level rise and waste haulers
After a lengthy discussion, Atherton's City Council voted at its April 17 meeting to pitch in funding to help transform the county's flood control district into a more comprehensive agency that will also address sea level rise. Friday, 11:58 AM

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 have a safe place to park while they sleep in their cars, if a bill authored by a Peninsula state assemblyman, Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto), passes. But local community college district board members have raised a number of questions about the bill. Friday, 8:18 AM | 2 comments

Is Silicon Valley a threat to humanity?
Journalist and activist Bill McKibben's new book takes stock of how well humankind is coping with the effects of climate change. Thursday, 4:04 PM

Ravenswood school district, KIPP charter school reach facilities-rental agreement
In an eleventh-hour agreement, lawyers for the Ravenswood City School District and KIPP Valiant Community Prep Charter School reached a contract on Thursday night to expand the growing charter school at its current two school sites. Friday, 11:53 AM

Understanding the unsheltered among us
It's the day before an atmospheric river is supposed to dump over Menlo Park and Steven Hough is on the go. Thursday, 8:45 AM | 8 comments

Facts about homelessness in the Bay Area
Here are some facts about homelessness in the Bay Area. Thursday, 8:52 AM

Measures to curb Belle Haven's cut-through traffic fast-tracked
In response to previous complaints that Menlo Park was moving too slowly to install critical measures to deter cut-through traffic in Belle Haven, plans to remove street parking and install bulb-outs and other measures to slow traffic throughout the neighborhood are moving forward on an expedited timeline. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

Man convicted in death of toddler

New PV school trustee hopes to foster community involvement

Applications sought for transportation authority advisory committee

Fire chief leaving Woodside district with priorities intact

Palatella, McGlashan plead not guilty in college bribery scam

Alpine Road sewer repair project slows traffic

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue

Home sales

 

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