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Portola Valley makes it easier to add second living units
Fulfilling its goal of encouraging more housing in Portola Valley, the Town Council on March 13 unanimously gave preliminary... Last comment 6 hours ago | 5 comments

Menlo Park firefighters rescue kitten from pipe 14 feet underground
A tiny black kitten that slipped into a drain pipe and ended up 14 feet underground was rescued by persistent Menlo Park... Last comment 33 minutes 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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Chicken tests positive for contagious disease
An Alameda County rooster tested positive for a highly contagious disease at a veterinary clinic in Redwood City Thursday, March 14. Monday, 3:01 PM

Menlo Park firefighters rescue kitten from pipe 14 feet underground
A tiny black kitten that slipped into a drain pipe and ended up 14 feet underground was rescued by persistent Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters in Atherton on Friday, March 15. Monday, 11:15 AM | 4 comments

New Woodside school board members are district parents with business backgrounds
There's some new blood on the Woodside Elementary School District Board of Trustees: Peter Bailey and Jenny Hayden, parents of district students, officially joined the board on Jan. 15. Monday, 8:17 AM

Safe reported missing in Atherton home burglary
Atherton Police reported Sunday night that someone shattered a rear window of a home on Mulberry Lane and stole a safe from inside the house sometime between Friday, March 15, and Sunday, March 17. It was the eighth home burglary this year, police said. Sunday, 8:53 PM

Fire breaks out at Family Farm Saturday
A one-alarm fire at Family Farm, located at 1400 Portola Road in Woodside, was contained Saturday morning with no injuries reported, according to Dan Ghiorso, chief of the Woodside Fire Protection District. Monday, 10:35 AM

Woodside's Carroll Ann Hodges: An 'irrepressible force of nature'
A celebration of the life of former Woodside Town Council member Carroll Ann Hodges, who died at the age of 82 on the evening of March 2 after a long illness, is set for Sunday, March 31.
Sunday, 12:43 PM

Remembering Woodside: Dolores Degnan's memories of eight decades in the town she loved
In the weeks before her death, Dolores Degnan shared her memories of nearly eight decades of living in Woodside with reporter Barbara Wood. Saturday, 10:44 AM

A death on the tracks
Nobody saw what happened to 22-year-old Connor McElroy late last year between the time he stepped off the train at the Menlo Park Caltrain Station at about 1:06 a.m. and the time the train left the station, when he was run over and killed by a rear car of the train. Friday, 9:30 AM | 4 comments

Portola Valley makes it easier to add second living units
Fulfilling its goal of encouraging more housing in Portola Valley, the Town Council on March 13 unanimously gave preliminary approval to a new ordinance offering more flexibility to add additional living units on properties. Friday, 11:10 AM | 5 comments

Police calls: Two unlocked vehicles stolen in Menlo Park
Two vehicles, both unlocked and with the keys inside, were recently stolen in Menlo Park. Friday, 8:31 AM

State report: Local roadside clearing a top wildfire prevention priority

County calls on Stanford to ramp up faculty housing

School board OKs new administrator position despite outcry

Pressure over college admissions 'out of control'

Menlo Park: Council takes steps to support anti-homelessness efforts

Woodside approves 30-foot-tall water tank off Skyline

Cross Bay Transit Partners hosts Q&A about Dumbarton rail project

Another home burglary reported in Atherton

Menlo Park council hopes to partner with nonprofit on tenant fund

William 'Rick' Singer, head of college admissions scam, had many local connections

 

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