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New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations
The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from... Last comment 6 minutes ago | 18 comments

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... Last comment 1 hour ago | 13 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


Teen arrested for sexual battery at Woodside High School
A 17-year-old boy was arrested after allegedly grabbing a girl's buttocks while riding a bicycle at Woodside High School on Monday evening (Jan. 14), San Mateo County sheriff's officials said Thursday. Thursday, 3:57 PM | 1 comments

Rotary Club accepting nonprofit grant applications
The Rotary Club of Menlo Park Foundation is now accepting 2019 grant applications from nonprofits.
Thursday, 2:16 PM

Former Almanac staff writer wins education reporting award
The California School Boards Association has named former Almanac reporter Barbara Wood a recipient of its inaugural Golden Quill Award for fair, insightful and accurate education reporting. Thursday, 10:35 AM | 3 comments

New mayor's goals: Better communication, public safety and livability
For 2019, Woodside's mayor is looking forward to restoring a community newsletter, improving communication between Town Hall and the community, considering a ban on new wood shake roofs, and continuing efforts to advance pedestrian safety. Thursday, 8:09 AM

Atherton to re-examine Caltrain stops in town
Atherton Rail Committee members are backtracking on their recommendation to add service to the Atherton Caltrain station in light of the recent introduction of a state bill that could require new housing to be built along busier transit corridors. Wednesday, 3:25 PM | 5 comments

Charity soccer tournament set for Jan. 19
Soccer players of all ages and levels are invited to play in a charity tournament on Saturday, Jan. 19, at Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton. The proceeds from the event will support a nonprofit that uses the sport to educate youth in developing countries to lead healthier and more productive lives. Tuesday, 3:06 PM | 1 comments

New Menlo Park council reverses decision on Caltrain separations
The wheels of Menlo Park's grade separation project lurched forward Tuesday night in a markedly different direction from where plans were headed under the city's previous City Council. Wednesday, 11:51 AM | 18 comments

Police calls: Girlfriend robbed, broker threatened
Crime reports from Menlo Park, Atherton and Woodside. Wednesday, 8:36 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

Mayor says affordable housing and safety are among priorities

Community celebrates Bears' victory with Saturday festivities

Shareholder sues Google parent company over sexual harassment scandal

Horse DNA-testing service sets up shop in Menlo Park

NASA employees brace for prolonged shutdown

Search-and-rescue mission under a watchful bird's eye

Home sales

Applewood Pizza closes in Menlo Park


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