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In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented... Last comment 4 hours ago | 15 comments

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue
A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety... Last comment 4 hours ago | 4 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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Smog, smoke from wildfires prompts Spare the Air alert
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for the entire region for Saturday, on top of an air quality advisory already in effect through Sunday for smoke. Friday, 2:08 PM

Contested election ahead for Menlo fire board
Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which includes the communities of Atherton, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and nearby unincorporated areas. Friday, 11:30 AM

List of council candidates set
The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with filing deadlines having passed for candidates for city and town councils in Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley and Woodside. Thursday, 5:02 PM | 2 comments

Tour de Menlo benefit bike ride set for Aug. 18
The annual Tour de Menlo bike ride rolls out on Saturday, Aug. 18, from Menlo-Atherton High School. Friday, 8:50 AM | 2 comments

Services Saturday for Robert Segbarth, gardener and friend to homeless
A celebration of the life of Portola Valley resident Robert Irwin Segbarth is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Ladera Community Church at 3300 Alpine Road in Ladera. Thursday, 6:29 PM | 1 comments

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented coordinated expression of concern by newspapers across the country. Thursday, 1:18 PM | 15 comments

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue
A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety on the chaotic northbound stretch of Santa Cruz Avenue between Sand Hill Road and where it goes through a "Y" split with Alameda de las Pulgas. Thursday, 11:59 AM | 4 comments

No contest in most local school board races
The Ravenswood City School District will have the only local school board election after four other districts' elections were automatically cancelled because the number of candidates equaled the number of open seats. Thursday, 10:42 AM

Most local firefighters back from battling deadly California wildfires
Local firefighters from the Woodside and Menlo Park fire protection districts have returned from battling some of the deadly wildfires that have consumed California this summer. Wednesday, 4:09 PM

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan
Whether or not Menlo Park residents supported the general plan changes approved in late 2016 governing growth in the city's eastern region, it's likely that few could have predicted that the 25-year plan's cap on office space would be on the verge of max-out less than two years later. Wednesday, 9:04 AM | 6 comments

Menlo Park: No charter city ballot measure, council decides
The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously at an Aug. 13 emergency meeting to reverse its earlier position in support of placing a charter city measure on the November ballot. If approved by voters, the measure would have converted Menlo Park to a charter city, and given it more flexibility in the areas of elections and term limits. Tuesday, 4:39 PM | 1 comments

Ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters
Menlo Park is in the process of developing an ordinance that, if passed, could require landlords who evict tenants without cause or impose rent increases over a certain level to give cash to those displaced. Tuesday, 10:36 AM | 21 comments

Street Smarts: Traffic safety training is crucial for kids
Introducing Street Smarts, a new column by Katie Behroozi and Jen Wolosin dedicated to transportation-related issues in and around Menlo Park. Tuesday, 11:47 AM | 4 comments

Woodside: Neighbors contest use of roadside
Residents of Marva Oaks Drive, a cul-de-sac off Raymundo Drive in Woodside, are pushing back against demands by some equestrians to add a trail and a horse-trailer parking area to the equestrian amenities in the area. Tuesday, 8:33 AM | 2 comments

Town councils to decide on having elections
There will be at least one election for the four open seats on the Woodside Town Council. Whether there will be more, and whether there will be an election at all in Portola Valley, remains to be seen. Monday, 4:58 PM

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