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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 2 hours ago | 17 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 40 minutes 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 | 17 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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