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Tonight: Menlo Park reviews grade separations, library improvements
To launch a new year and a majority-new City Council, Menlo Park's council meeting scheduled tonight (Jan. 15) will waste... Last comment 1 hour ago | 4 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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Suspect sought after sexual battery at Woodside High
San Mateo County sheriff's deputies are seeking a suspect who grabbed a girl's buttocks at Woodside High School on Monday evening. Tuesday, 1:26 PM

Tonight: Menlo Park council reviews grade separations, library improvements
To launch a new year and a majority-new City Council, Menlo Park's council meeting scheduled tonight (Jan. 15) will waste no time diving into one of the city's biggest questions right now: how to separate the Caltrain tracks from the places they intersect with roads in the city. Tuesday, 11:58 AM | 4 comments

Tonight: Woodside council to set work plan for 2019
In-neighborhood conversations about revising property development standards for the Glens and other neighborhoods with parcels that don't conform to town standards is a high priority in for Woodside's Planning Department in 2019. The Town Council reviews these priorities and others in a work plan for Town Hall when it meets tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 15). Tuesday, 12:19 PM

College admissions program Jan. 16
Parents and students hoping to get the inside scoop on college admissions -- from both the admissions department perspective and the college adviser perspective -- might want to head to Menlo-Atherton High School on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Tuesday, 11:46 AM

Mayor says affordable housing and safety are among priorities
Ahead for 2019, Portola Valley Mayor Ann Wengert cited the importance of moving forward on affordable housing, keeping after the FAA on aircraft noise, wildfire safety, and revisiting the advisory committees in light of the town's changing demographics. Tuesday, 8:29 AM | 1 comments

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes involving a relative
Nicholas Robinson has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse of an underage relative. He is also a piano teacher who gives lessons from his home, leading police to call on the public for tips of any other victims. Monday, 1:48 PM

Community celebrates Bears' victory with Saturday festivities
Victory was theirs -- and then they partied. In fact, the community partied with them on Saturday to celebrate the Menlo-Atherton High School football team's first-ever state championship win. Sunday, 6:27 PM | 1 comments

Shareholder sues Google parent company over sexual harassment scandal
A shareholder sued the board of Google Inc.'s parent company, Alphabet Inc., in San Mateo County Superior Court Thursday for allegedly tolerating and covering up sexual harassment by senior executives and giving some of them millions of dollars in exit pay.
Sunday, 6:35 PM

NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown
The full brunt of the government shutdown is hitting home this week as federal employees face their first payday lapse. NASA Ames union officials are sounding alarms that a prolonged shutdown could push talented researchers to seek new employment in the private sector. Monday, 11:37 AM | 10 comments

Search-and-rescue mission under a watchful bird's eye
A camera-equipped drone captured this image of a gull, sunlight on the Bay, and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's air boat searching for a missing person in August 2018 near the marshes at the eastern end of the Dumbarton Bridge. Saturday, 2:19 PM

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Saturday, 8:48 AM | 1 comments

Horse DNA-testing service sets up shop in Menlo Park
"The only thing better than science is science with horses," Christa Lafayette, CEO of Etalon Diagnostics, said with a smile on a recent Wednesday afternoon at her pop-up lab situated at the former site of Yogurt Stop along El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Monday, 11:33 AM | 1 comments

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park
The original Applewood Pizza has closed after decades of business at 1001 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Friday, 8:50 AM | 22 comments

Gas-powered leaf blowers banned in Portola Valley

Update: Menlo Park council's goal-setting meeting rescheduled for Feb. 8

 

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