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Menlo Park: Newark man arrested for sexual assault following incidents at Ace Hardware
A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly sexually assaulting two Menlo Park women at Ace Hardware,... Last comment 6 hours ago | 3 comments

Woodside: Crash near Fogarty Winery leaves one dead, one with major injuries
A crash that left one person dead and one with major injuries was reported Friday night on Skyline Boulevard near the Thomas... Last comment 19 minutes ago | 5 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 triathlete and coffee entrepreneur to run for City Council
Max Fennell has made a name for himself as a triathlete and entrepreneur living in Menlo Park. Now he's planning to run for the City Council's District 3 seat on a platform aimed at lowering the cost of living. Monday, 10:55 AM | 2 comments

Menlo fire board OKs budget, eliminates new positions
The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board unanimously approved a new budget June 16 after removing funds for proposed new positions and staff reclassifications. Monday, 11:19 AM | 1 comments

Letters to the editor: Black lives matter, supporting local businesses, racist housing covenants
Letters to the editor in the July 3, 2020, issue on a Black Lives matter protest in Portola Valley, racist housing covenants, local mask donations and supporting local businesses. Sunday, 9:41 AM

Coronavirus central: San Mateo County reports nearly 3,600 cases
The coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Monday, Santa Clara County reported 5,408 cases and 164 deaths. San Mateo County had 3,599 cases and 108 deaths as of Sunday. Monday, 3:45 PM | 2 comments

Woodside: Driver arrested for DUI following fatal crash near Fogarty Winery
A 27-year-old man died and another was flown to Stanford Hospital with major injuries after a suspected DUI crash Friday night on Skyline Boulevard near the Thomas Fogarty Winery in Woodside, according to the California Highway Patrol. Saturday, 1:15 PM | 5 comments

Menlo Park: Newark man arrested for sexual assault following incidents at Ace Hardware
A 27-year-old Newark man was arrested Friday afternoon after allegedly sexually assaulting two Menlo Park women at Ace Hardware, according to Menlo Park police. Saturday, 10:51 AM | 3 comments

North Fair Oaks: Man hurt in illegal fireworks explosion
A 20-year-old man suffered lacerations and burns to his face and hand after a glass bottle with illegal fireworks inside of it blew up in front of a North Fair Oaks building Thursday night (July 2). Saturday, 3:00 PM | 1 comments

Community briefs: Open space facilities reopen, library events go virtual
This week's community briefs: Open space district reopens restrooms, San Mateo County's tax assessment rolls continue to rise and library events go virtual. Thursday, 11:59 AM

Wind-driven grass fire threatens homes in East Palo Alto
A rapidly spreading vegetation fire caused the evacuation of homes in an East Palo Alto neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon after breaking out in a homeless encampment. Thursday, 11:45 AM | 2 comments

Atherton budget remains healthy, despite COVID-19
The Atherton City Council voted 5-0 to approve the town's 2020-2021 fiscal year budget at its June 17 meeting, with signs that the town is weathering the storm of economic impacts brought on by COVID-19.
Thursday, 11:55 AM

What California's budget deal means for K-12 schools
California's new budget provides enough funding for schools to pivot to hybrid learning when they reopen this fall. But school officials fear delayed cuts could throw districts into the fiscal abyss later. Thursday, 9:34 AM

Supervisors vote to encourage all employers to offer telecommuting options
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to encourage all employers in the county to offer employees the option to work from home and telecommute when feasible. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

Menlo-Atherton, Woodside high schools to open in the fall with a mix of online and in-school learning

The cost of COVID-19 drug remdesivir: $2,340 to $3,120 per patient

Half of Stanford undergrads to return to campus this fall, but they'll still mostly learn online

Coroner's Office identifies San Jose woman killed in Highway 280 crash near Portola Valley

Tri-city fireworks summit examines enforcement, culture change

East Palo Alto: Man sentenced for 2015 fatal shooting, earlier non-fatal shooting

Caltrain, SamTrans launch COVID-19 customer surveys

 

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