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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


Conditions in Midpeninsula hills ripe for wildfire
Palo Alto and the Bay Area are at great risk for a large fire similar to the Camp Fire in Butte County, a California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokesman said. Monday, 2:16 PM

Search-and-rescue team deployed to Camp Fire
Urban search-and-rescue specialists, including first responders from the Menlo Park and Woodside Fire protection districts, have been sent to Butte County to help find people who have gone missing in the Camp Fire. Monday, 11:48 AM

Former Menlo Park residents lose home in Camp Fire
A GoFundMe page has been started to help a longtime Menlo Park family who lost their home as a result of the Camp Fire in Butte County. Monday, 7:56 AM | 3 comments

First major storm of season expected this week
Confidence has increased that a storm front set to arrive late Tuesday or early Wednesday will bring much-needed relief to parched Northern California and improve poor air quality in the Bay Area caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County, according to the National Weather Service. Monday, 9:24 AM

Citizen firefighters
A small number of men and women residing in San Mateo County live in daily readiness to take on dangerous and often life-saving assignments in the interest of public safety in their community. They're the first responders of the Kings Mountain Volunteer Fire Brigade. Monday, 10:45 AM | 1 comments

Friday update: Taylor, Combs, Nash likely Menlo Park council race winners
The latest round of election results, released 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 16, show that Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy Nash remain the top vote recipients in their races for the Menlo Park City Council seats for districts 1, 2 and 4, respectively. Monday, 10:45 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park: Funding to build affordable housing available
The city of Menlo Park has released a "notice of funding availability," a call for agencies to apply for funding, for affordable housing projects. The city currently has about $11.5 million in funds available. Saturday, 3:07 PM | 1 comments

Friday update: Fluet's lead grows in Woodside council seat race
The latest vote count for Ned Fluet continues to advance his lead over his opponent, Frank Rosenblum, in the race for Woodside's District 7 Town Council seat. Fluet now leads with 55 percent of the vote, an increase of one percentage point. Friday, 7:26 PM

Update: Schools planning to reopen Monday
Following the closure of most schools in San Mateo County on Friday due to poor air quality, local district officials are indicating they plan to keep campuses open Monday (Nov. 19).
Sunday, 9:19 PM | 5 comments

Friday update: Leads hold in election for fire board seats
The three candidates who have held lead positions in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District race since election night continue to do so with the county's latest vote count update on Friday, Nov. 16. Friday, 7:21 PM

Friday update: PV school bond measure maintains lead
Unofficial results updated by the county this afternoon (Nov. 16) show the original margin of support for Measure Z, a $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings on the Portola Valley School District's two campuses, holding steady. Friday, 4:57 PM

Supervisors OK resolution seeking to expand emergency alert system
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday, Nov. 13, encouraging the county's Office of Emergency Services to expand its current emergency alert notification system to a greater number of residents. Friday, 8:53 AM

Woodside's historic Fleishhacker estate could set a sales record in California
One of Woodside's oldest estates, the 75-acre Fleishhacker property known as Green Gables, is for sale. Thursday, 9:41 PM | 3 comments

Winter Spare the Air alert extended through Tuesday
Winter Spare the Air alerts will continue through Tuesday as a result of smoky conditions caused by the Camp Fire in Butte County, according to regional air quality officials. Friday, 5:32 PM

PV schools superintendent announces resignation

Woodside planning staff recognized for achievements

Former Menlo Park mayor Dee Tolles dies at 79

Menlo Park: Bike lanes on Oak Grove Avenue to stay

New Facebook bus stop approved

Local schools struggle with sub shortage

Supervisor touts county's housing, transit efforts

Menlo Park Police Department names new commander

The amazing life story of a natural ham

New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

Arson charges for Menlo Park man rescued at Compadres fire

The perils of plastic

Woodside: Glens residents resist the 'nonconforming' label


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