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Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances,... Last comment 22 minutes ago | 24 comments

Portola Valley license-plate cameras show some value in tracking criminals
With 12 months of images captured by the two pole-mounted license-plate-reading cameras located at the borders of Portola... Last comment on Feb 21, 2019 at 12:01 pm | 5 comments

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Chandrama Anderson Couple's Net
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Couples: Thanks
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Laura Stec The Food Party!
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Lettuce Pray
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Elena Kadvany Peninsula Foodist
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Joe & the Juice opens in Redwood City
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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


Speier among lawmakers pushing phone app ban
A Bay Area congresswoman is trying to pressure Google and Apple into removing a restrictive Saudi Arabian phone app that allows men to track women and migrant workers. Friday, 6:00 PM

It's unofficial: Jerome-Robinson named new city manager
The Menlo Park City Council wants to appoint Interim City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson to the position permanently, the city announced late this afternoon (Feb. 21). Thursday, 5:52 PM | 1 comments

Rail separation talks move forward
Menlo Park City Councilman Drew Combs and Mayor Ray Mueller recently met in a crowded room at City Hall to discuss the city's next steps for how to separate the city's roads from the Caltrain line, and whether just one crossing, Ravenswood Avenue, should be separated, or others as well. Friday, 8:10 AM | 1 comments

Shed fire draws firefighters to Los Trancos Woods last night
A burning shed adjacent to a guest house at 20 Ciervos Road in Los Trancos Woods brought firefighters in from Woodside, Redwood City, Menlo Park and CalFire last night (Thursday, Feb. 21) to fight the fire. Friday, 11:56 AM | 2 comments

Plea deal in attempted kidnapping
Two Menlo Park men pleaded guilty after they reportedly grabbed a woman leaving a downtown Mountain View nightclub last year, brandished guns when people tried to intervene, and fired two rounds out of a vehicle as they drove away.
Thursday, 3:09 PM

Menlo Park: New deputy director hired to lead city's housing efforts
Rhonda Coffman has been hired as Menlo Park's new deputy community development director overseeing housing, Interim City Manager Starla Jerome-Robinson announced Wednesday, Feb. 20. Thursday, 11:37 AM | 2 comments

Middlefield Road office building gets go-ahead
A small office building proposed for the high-traffic area near the intersection of Middlefield and Willow roads in Menlo Park has been cleared to move forward after the City Council denied an appeal of an earlier approval of the project. Thursday, 8:48 AM | 4 comments

Police calls: Four women arrested after Highway 101 chase
Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton, West Menlo Park and Ladera. Thursday, 8:15 AM

License-plate cameras show some criminal-tracking value
A license-plate-reading camera in Portola Valley played a role in an ongoing investigation, a Sheriff's Office captain told the Town Council recently. "We are very, very close to an arrest," she said. Wednesday, 5:05 PM | 7 comments

Menlo Park: No-contest plea in 2011 sex assault charge
A 27-year-old man accused of sexually assaulting a teen eight years ago in a public bathroom in Menlo Park has pleaded no contest to a felony charge related to the assault. Wednesday, 11:42 AM | 1 comments

More home burglaries in Atherton
Burglars hit two more Atherton houses in the last week, the latest in a rash of burglaries in town, according to the Atherton Police Department. Wednesday, 11:36 AM

Feds cancel high-speed rail grant, may seek refund
Officials with the U.S. Department of Transportation announced on Tuesday that they are terminating an agreement worth $929 million for the California high-speed rail project. Wednesday, 8:55 AM | 7 comments

Should police protect Facebook's bikes?
Local law enforcement officials have been stopping people riding Facebook bikes, questioning them, and in some instances, arresting them and confiscating the bikes if they find that the cyclists stopped don't work for the giant social media company. Tuesday, 7:00 PM | 24 comments

Progress on the Bay Trail
Look at the plans for the Bay Trail and it's easy for a cynic to laugh it off as a pipe dream -- 500 continuous miles of trails cutting through 47 cities and nine counties in the Bay Area? Tuesday, 8:33 AM | 4 comments

Community meetings to explore new cross-bay link between San Mateo, Alameda counties
A series of community meetings are planned to help guide the development of a proposed new connection linking San Mateo and Alameda counties along the Dumbarton corridor. Friday, 11:58 AM

Newsom scales back high-speed rail plans

Popular burger joint is closed until March for remodeling

Report: Inequality on the rise in Silicon Valley

Home sales

Three Woodside horses win national honors

Students advance to regional spelling bee


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