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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 4 hours ago | 21 comments

Guest opinion: Government/business collaboration has led city into a mess
While reading Kate Bradshaw's article about the Menlo Park City Council's decision to back away from a citywide moratorium,... Last comment 8 hours ago | 8 comments

Facebook housing program helps teachers stay local
When the Menlo Park City Council approved Facebook's campus expansion in 2016, it required the company to help address some... Last comment on Jul 14, 2019 at 12:51 pm | 2 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. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


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 | 6 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. Monday, 8:45 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 | 3 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
For the 15th year, Webb Ranch in Portola Valley is welcoming visitors to its fields to take advantage of one of the many perks of summer: berry season. Friday, 5:12 PM | 1 comments

Keeping up with the elusive Western pond turtle
A new program by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District aims to help Western pond turtles, California's only native freshwater turtle species, thrive. Sunday, 9:09 AM

Menlo School's 'M-Term' gets students out of the classroom, into the community
Menlo School sophomores ended the school year in an unconventional setting: They sat in the church at San Quentin State Prison listening to four inmates, all convicted of violent crimes, with not a guard in sight. Friday, 3:21 PM

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 in April 2017, she says. Friday, 10:39 AM | 21 comments

Following his road not taken
At age 45, Steve Blank retired from a career as a serial entrepreneur who co-founded three startups in Silicon Valley and began following a credo he learned from an old friend: Don't forget the common good. Thursday, 4:15 PM | 4 comments

Ravenswood teachers, staff to get raises
After two years of negotiations on a contract that expired in 2016, Ravenswood City School District teachers will finally receive a 7.5% raise, which was approved by the East Palo Alto school board on Tuesday. Friday, 11:22 AM

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

New voting technology on the way in San Mateo County

Rep. Anna Eshoo kicks off annual Congressional App Challenge

Housing proposal on Independence Drive moves forward

Facebook housing program helps teachers stay local


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