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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 1 hour ago | 22 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 10 hours ago | 15 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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Bay Area storms boost rainfall almost to normal levels
The National Weather Service on Friday (Jan. 18) reported the Bay Area has reached 85 to 95 percent of normal rainfall for this point in the season.
Friday, 5:52 PM

No injuries reported after crash on Caltrain tracks
An SUV crashed Friday morning at the Caltrain crossing at Ravenswood Avenue in Menlo Park, blocking the northbound rail line for about 45 minutes and triggering restricted southbound speeds, according to Dan Lieberman, Caltrain spokesperson. Friday, 11:54 AM | 1 comments

Caltrain running Celebration Train for MLK Day
Caltrain will offer a NorCalMLK Celebration Train to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration events in San Francisco on Monday, Jan. 21. Friday, 1:53 PM

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 | 5 comments

Menlo Park: Council considers pairing main and Belle Haven library projects
The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-1 on Jan. 15 to move forward with a strategy and timeline to build a new Belle Haven branch library and rebuild or renovate the main library, as well as combine elements of the two projects to streamline efficiency. Friday, 11:48 AM | 4 comments

Draeger's to undergo 'extensive remodel'
Draeger's Market, a long-standing gourmet food market in downtown Menlo Park, will undergo an "extensive remodel" to expand many departments' offerings and improve energy efficiency, according to co-owner Richard Draeger. Friday, 10:14 AM | 1 comments

Local food pantries prepare for more clients if government shutdown continues
Bay Area families that depend on federal programs for their basic food needs could find themselves without a lifeline by the end of February, according to local food pantries concerned about a sudden influx of new clients. Friday, 8:38 AM

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

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

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 | 8 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 | 22 comments

New mayor's goals: Better communication, public safety and livability

Former Almanac staff writer wins education reporting award

Police calls: Girlfriend robbed, broker threatened

Piano teacher arrested for sex crimes involving a relative

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

 

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