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Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans
California's decadelong dream of building a high-speed rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles hit a dead end in... Last comment 12 hours ago | 17 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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Popular burger joint is closed until March for remodeling
The Alpine Inn is set to reopen in mid-March, according to a post on the inn's website. The new owners, all of whom live in the community, add: "We plan to maintain the casual good cheer and historical integrity of the place." Monday, 4:40 PM

Community meetings to explore new cross-bay link between San Mateo, Alameda counties
A series of community meetings are planned to help guide the development of a proposed new connection linking San Mateo and Alameda counties along the Dumbarton corridor. Monday, 8:56 AM

Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley
Despite a sizzling economy and an influx of wealth, Silicon Valley remains a bastion of inequality, with more residents now struggling to afford the growing costs of housing, child care and transportation, according to a newly released snapshot of the regional economy. Sunday, 4:55 PM | 2 comments

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Monday, 8:29 AM

Three Woodside horses win national honors
Three horses owned by Woodside residents have won a total of four Horse of the Year titles, three in vaulting and one in jumping. Sunday, 8:05 AM

Jail deputy charged with using excessive force against inmates
A San Mateo County Sheriff's Office deputy is facing criminal charges for allegedly using excessive force on inmates, including slamming one inmate's head into a closed elevator door, according to the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office. Friday, 4:08 PM

Woodside council chooses newcomers for key local government posts
Woodside council leaves two veteran local government volunteers without seats in making appointments to the Architectural and Site Review Board and the Planning Commission. Thursday, 7:14 PM

Ravenswood offers KIPP shared middle school space
The Ravenswood school board unanimously agreed Thursday to preliminarily offer the growing KIPP Community Valiant Prep shared space at the district's new comprehensive middle school next fall, a proposal opposed by both the charter school and teachers and students at the district school. Friday, 9:12 AM

Suspect arrested for Encinal School burglary
Atherton Police Department detectives arrested an 18-year-old San Jose man on Thursday (Feb. 14) for allegedly stealing about $14,000 worth of electronics from Encinal School in December, according to a police press release. Thursday, 4:38 PM

Bridging two worlds
Menlo School senior Santy Mendoza, who will be a first-generation college student at Harvard University this fall, is a current beneficiary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, a policy that gives people who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children temporary legal status and protection from deportation. Friday, 11:45 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park council splits on law to help displaced renters relocate

Roughly $640K in repairs underway at La Entrada

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

Students advance to regional spelling bee

Three deaths prompt county supervisors' meeting on Taser safety this week

Atherton Rail Committee recommends restoring weekday train service

Ravenswood district could ask KIPP to share middle school site

Planned county worker strike suspended pending agreement

 

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