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Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election
Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting... Last comment 7 hours ago | 20 comments

Menlo Park wants Stanford to pay property taxes and build tunnel, gondola
Left with few other options to register opposition, Menlo Park has gone big with its demands of Stanford University in a... Last comment 15 hours ago | 26 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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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

Menlo Park elections update: Eight candidates qualify to run for council
Menlo Park is expected to have a full roster of candidates running in its inaugural year of district-based elections. Monday, 7:13 AM | 6 comments

Woodside: Four candidates running for Town Council so far
The race for four seats on the Woodside Town Council now has four qualified candidates and one person who has taken out nomination papers but has not yet completed the process. The filing period for three of the four seats has been extended to Wednesday because none of the three incumbents is seeking re-election. Monday, 11:12 AM | 2 comments

Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election
Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting on Aug. 21 whether they want to cancel the election and appoint the three incumbents who filed to run, or hold the election anyway. Monday, 10:21 AM | 20 comments

The healing touch
The nonprofit Jasper Ridge Farm, located at Webb Ranch in Portola Valley, offers a therapeutic touch to sick kids, lonely inmates and adults needing help. Monday, 7:11 AM | 1 comments

Local students form club to give back to community through tech
If you were to hear about a local group called the Ramen Club, you might picture a passel of people gathered together to sample different kinds of noodle soup. In reality, this club is a team of high school students who met through the robotics program at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley. Monday, 8:49 PM | 1 comments

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Sunday, 7:15 PM

Menlo Park wants Stanford to pay property taxes and build tunnel, gondola
Left with few other options to register opposition, Menlo Park has gone big with its demands of Stanford University in a letter addressed to Santa Clara County, the agency tasked with deciding whether to approve the university's proposed expansion between now and 2035. Friday, 11:58 AM | 26 comments

Woodside: New crosswalks going in
In an ongoing initiative to improve safety for children walking and biking to school in Woodside, the Town Council recently agreed to install three new crosswalks and a new trail. Friday, 11:59 AM | 4 comments

Local USGS employees study Kilauea eruption
Kyle Anderson has been out of his Menlo Park office for much of the past three months, studying the eruption of the Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island for the U.S. Geological Survey. Friday, 11:11 AM

Menlo Park chess champ brings home another trophy

Menlo fire district drones capture wildfire damage

Room ransacked in Atherton break-in

Police calls: Burglar breaks into bank with screwdriver

Six-hour fire board meeting yields fresh ideas

Facebook expands nonprofit partnership to train local youth without college degrees

 

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