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Village Stationers to close Menlo Park and Los Altos locations
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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

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

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
A motorcyclist who died in a Menlo Park crash on U.S. Highway 101 early Saturday morning has been identified as 34-year-old East Palo Alto resident Fredrick Mahoni, according to the San Mateo County Coroner's Office. Monday, 10:35 AM

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Portola Valley recorded the highest home sale at $9.2 million for a five-bedroom house that last sold in 2014 for $10 million. Tuesday, 11:08 AM

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. Monday, 10:46 AM | 4 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. Monday, 10:46 AM | 11 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

Ravenswood school district, KIPP charter school reach facilities-rental agreement

Is Silicon Valley a threat to humanity?

Understanding the unsheltered among us

Facts about homelessness in the Bay Area


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