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Woodside: Home burglar nabbed after a revealing social media rant
An East Palo Alto woman faces felony burglary and robbery charges after walking into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside... Last comment 19 hours ago | 4 comments

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects
The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven... Last comment 23 hours 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. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


Developer proposes innovator sculpture walk
Picture this: Life-size sculptures of 13 historic innovators, such as Ada Lovelace, Alan Turing and Marie Curie, set around the landscaped perimeter of a new life sciences building. Tuesday, 8:20 AM | 1 comments

A fresh angle
The Hillview Middle School video broadcast studio is home to a 23-student advanced video broadcast class offered to seventh- and eighth-graders at the Menlo Park school. Tuesday, 10:28 AM

Man pleads not guilty to 2011 murder of Menlo Park woman
A 27-year-old man formerly of East Palo Alto pleaded not guilty Jan. 17 to murder charges related to the fatal shooting of Cate Fisher, a 19-year-old from Menlo Park, in 2011. Monday, 11:44 AM

Valparaiso Avenue homicide: Wolke plea to wait until February
The man suspected of killing Kathy Hughes Anderson, a 62-year-old Menlo Park woman, in her Valparaiso Avenue home on Dec. 12, did not enter his plea in court Friday as scheduled. Monday, 11:59 AM | 1 comments

Woodside: Home burglar nabbed after a revealing social media rant
An East Palo Alto woman faces felony burglary and robbery charges after walking into an apparent stranger's house in Woodside on Sunday afternoon
and live-streaming a rant on social media before stripping to her underwear and walking into the backyard of the home, San Mateo County Sheriff's investigators said. Sunday, 9:09 PM | 4 comments

Kindergarten registration begins in local districts
Kindergarten registration for children who will be 5 years old on or before Sept. 1 will soon be underway in local school districts.
Tuesday, 10:35 AM

Elderly woman out $700 in email scam
Menlo Park police are investigating a case of fraud reported Tuesday, Jan. 8, in which the method used was email and the victim was an 80-year-old woman who lives on Hermosa Way. Tuesday, 11:06 AM

Guest opinion: Rethinking Stanford's development plan
In mid-December, Santa Clara County released the final iteration of the environmental impact report (EIR) assessing the impacts of Stanford's development through 2035, which will be facilitated through a new General Use Permit (GUP). In examining the final EIR, it's imperative to recognize its limitations. Monday, 9:14 AM | 1 comments

'Freedom Rings' – along with the music – at benefit concert
The African American Composer Initiative, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, presents its annual concert, a benefit for Eastside College Preparatory School in East Palo Alto, on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 26 and 27.
Tuesday, 11:41 AM

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Monday, 4:40 PM

Woodside: Vehicle burglary, mail-theft suspect arrested
A 22-year-old Sacramento resident was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing items from unlocked vehicles in Woodside and mail theft, the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said.
Sunday, 3:28 PM | 1 comments

Draeger's to undergo 'extensive remodel'
Draeger's Market, a long-standing gourmet food market in downtown Menlo Park, will undergo an "extensive remodel" to expand many departments' offerings and improve energy efficiency, according to co-owner Richard Draeger. Friday, 10:14 AM | 4 comments

New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations
The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from where plans were headed under the city's previous City Council. Wednesday, 11:51 AM | 31 comments

No injuries reported after crash on Caltrain tracks

Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School

Bay Area storms boost rainfall almost to normal levels

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues

Rotary Club accepting nonprofit grant applications

New mayor's goals: Better communication, public safety and livability

Former Almanac staff writer wins education reporting award


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