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Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief
The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue... Last comment 1 hour ago | 27 comments

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Atherton house under construction for 40 years will be demolished
A house in Atherton that has been under construction for more than 40 years will be demolished, but delays from utility companies have pushed back the date of the teardown, according to City Manager George Rodericks. Wednesday, 3:57 PM | 1 comments

Atherton: City Council to discuss options for easing traffic in town
Traffic mitigation and a proposal for new police body cameras are among the items on tonight's (July 17) Atherton City Council agenda.
Wednesday, 11:54 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park: City Council supports updates to heritage tree ordinance
On Tuesday, July 16, the Menlo Park City Council adopted recommendations from a task force to update its tree protection law. Wednesday, 10:29 AM

San Mateo County property values reach record highs
San Mateo County's property assessment roll increased for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year of upward movement. Wednesday, 8:30 AM | 2 comments

City seeks new strategy to support 'missing middle'
It's a challenge that has long befuddled policymakers grappling with the housing crisis: How can they create incentives for the construction of housing units intended for rent by mid-range income earners? Tuesday, 4:08 PM | 1 comments

Mandy Harvey to perform at fundraiser to benefit hearing impaired patients
Mandy Harvey, an "America's Got Talent" Golden Buzzer winner a couple of seasons ago, brings her inspirational talent to the Peninsula to raise money to help under-served and under-insured patients obtain hearing health care.
Tuesday, 4:06 PM | 1 comments

New Menlo Fire Station 6 combines best of old and new
After a 12-year journey with many detours, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District recently opened its new Station 6, which has an inside that couldn't be more up-to-date with an outside that looks like a throwback to earlier times. Tuesday, 11:45 AM

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus
Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near Palo Alto High School, but a fourth boy remains on the loose, according to a Stanford public safety alert. Tuesday, 9:59 AM | 1 comments

Residents may be vulnerable if insurance is canceled due to wildfire risk
California's Department of Insurance can help homeowners who lose insurance coverage because of wildfire risk find new coverage, but it can't guarantee what the cost or extent of coverage will be under a new policy. Tuesday, 7:55 AM | 2 comments

Shot fired during confrontation in Menlo Park
A shot was fired during an argument between occupants of an unknown model black sedan and a gray Lexus SUV on Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Hamilton Avenue and Market Place in Menlo Park, police reported. Monday, 5:22 PM

Grand jury says entire county at risk of wildfire
A San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report released on July 9 warns residents of urban areas not to be complacent about wildfires since high winds can drive swarms of embers long distances and ignite vulnerable structures. Friday, 4:41 PM | 7 comments

Menlo Park: new assistant community development director named
Chuck Andrews, a senior building inspector working with the city of Menlo Park, has been promoted to become the city's assistant community development director. Tuesday, 9:49 AM

ICE put on notice by federal court, no Bay Area raids occur
After the American Civil Liberties Union took U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California, the impact of the planned raids was subdued on Sunday, an immigrants' rights attorney said. Sunday, 11:16 PM | 6 comments

Kings Mountain Road fire safety work begins July 15
A long-delayed fire suppression project along King's Mountain Road in San Mateo County's Huddert County Park was set to start on Monday, July 15. Saturday, 8:19 AM | 3 comments

'Gift of quiet time' offered on moonlight labyrinth walk
Community members are invited to a moonlight labyrinth walk at Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley on Monday, July 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, 8:20 AM

The taste of summer

Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle

Menlo School's 'M-Term' gets students out of the classroom, into the community

Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief

Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises

Following his road not taken

Summer fun and learning at local libraries

USGS kicks off move from Menlo Park to Moffett Field

Calvin F. Quate, inventor of advanced microscopes, dies at 95


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