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Wednesday: Atherton looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion
While its lack of commercial and multifamily zoning has kept the population of Atherton relatively stable in recent years,... Last comment 1 hour ago | 11 comments

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue
Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal... Last comment 6 hours ago | 18 comments

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?
Across California, Senate Bill 50, a proposed law that would require cities to relax height, density and parking restrictions... Last comment on Apr 16, 2019 at 8:03 pm | 22 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


Man convicted in death of toddler
A jury has convicted a 27-year-old man of involuntary manslaughter and assault on a child resulting in death for his role in the death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old son in 2014, San Mateo County prosecutors said.
Wednesday, 4:36 PM | 1 comments

Measures to curb Belle Haven's cut-through traffic fast-tracked
In response to previous complaints that Menlo Park was moving too slowly to install critical measures to deter cut-through traffic in Belle Haven, plans to remove street parking and install bulb-outs and other measures to slow traffic throughout the neighborhood are moving forward on an expedited timeline. Wednesday, 11:58 AM

Atherton to hold memorial, tree planting in honor of former town arborist
Kathy Hughes Anderson, Atherton's former town arborist who was stabbed to death in her Menlo Park home in December, will be honored by the town in conjunction with its Arbor Day celebration on Thursday, April 18. Tuesday, 3:24 PM

New PV school trustee hopes to foster community involvement
Kimberley Morris Rosen joined the Portola Valley School District's school board as its latest member at a March 27 meeting. Wednesday, 8:01 AM

Applications sought for transportation authority advisory committee
People interested in giving input on transportation funding in San Mateo County are being encouraged to apply for seats on an advisory committee for the county's Transportation Authority. Wednesday, 10:31 AM

Fire chief leaving Woodside district with priorities intact
Woodside Fire Protection District Chief Dan Ghiorso has a lot to reflect on after his 28 years in the department, with his retirement coming up on April 27. Tuesday, 11:29 AM | 1 comments

Palatella, McGlashan plead not guilty in college bribery scam
Two Midpeninsula parents in the college-admissions bribery scandal pleaded not guilty to charges in the nationwide $25-million scandal while a Palo Alto couple has asked the federal court to dismiss the same charges against them in the case, according to court documents. Tuesday, 10:32 AM

Street parking could be removed on stretch of Middle Avenue
Members of Menlo Park's Complete Streets Commission voted 6-0 on April 10 to recommend that the City Council permit the removal of more than 100 street parking spaces on both sides of Middle Avenue, between Olive Street and San Mateo Drive. Monday, 4:45 PM | 18 comments

Alpine Road sewer repair project slows traffic
Alpine Road drivers may face delays because of a construction project expected to be ongoing into July. Tuesday, 7:47 AM

Wednesday: Atherton looks at ways to reduce traffic congestion

Helen Alburger, early Ladera resident, dies at age 94

Students turn goat milk into soap on school farm

Tuesday: Menlo Park fire board to discuss concerns with JPA agreement

Murder suspect's plea postponed due to delayed coroner's report

Home sales

How would SB 50 impact Menlo Park?

Menlo's parks could undergo massive revamp

Woodside Glens residents get new piece to their puzzle


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