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West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue
A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety... Last comment 20 hours ago | 13 comments

List of council candidates set
The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with... Last comment 16 hours ago | 6 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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Menlo Park City Council meeting cancelled for mysterious reasons
The Menlo Park City Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 21, has been cancelled, with little explanation as to why. Monday, 5:44 PM | 1 comments

Woodside fire district medics hurt in alleged DUI crash are out of hospital
The two Woodside Fire Protection District medics who were in an ambulance when it was struck from behind in an alleged DUI hit-and-run on southbound Interstate 280 Saturday evening, Aug. 18, are out of the hospital, fire Chief Dan Ghiorso told The Almanac. Monday, 11:59 AM

Belle Haven traffic plan in development
Each day, tens of thousands of cars pass through a couple of key intersections in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, and after years of requests for help from some frustrated residents, a plan is in the works to reduce cut-through traffic and improve safety. Monday, 11:42 AM | 1 comments

Passing on a legacy (and some basic kitchen knowhow)
Once upon a time, back in 1985, Yale roommates Rebecca Bloom of New York and Shelley Onderdonk of San Mateo had approximately no money, one pot, one pan and a couple of knives between them. Fortunately, they didn't take the easy way out and subsist on Top Ramen. Sunday, 3:54 PM

Wildfire smoke prompts air quality advisory through Tuesday
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued an air quality advisory for the region through Tuesday, as winds are expected to continue blowing smoke from wildfires into the Bay Area. Sunday, 7:29 PM

Teacher arrested for alleged sex-related messages with girl
A former music teacher at The Harker School in San Jose was arrested for allegedly having inappropriate sexual communication with a 16-year-old girl, San Jose police reported Thursday. Monday, 11:43 AM

Contested election ahead for Menlo fire board
Four candidates are vying for three open seats on the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, which includes the communities of Atherton, Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and nearby unincorporated areas. Friday, 11:30 AM | 1 comments

List of council candidates set
The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with filing deadlines having passed for candidates for city and town councils in Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley and Woodside. Thursday, 5:02 PM | 6 comments

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented coordinated expression of concern by newspapers across the country. Thursday, 1:18 PM | 18 comments

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue
A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety on the chaotic northbound stretch of Santa Cruz Avenue between Sand Hill Road and where it goes through a "Y" split with Alameda de las Pulgas. Thursday, 11:59 AM | 13 comments

No contest in most local school board races

Most local firefighters back from battling deadly California wildfires

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan

Menlo Park: No charter city ballot measure, council decides

Ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters

Street Smarts: Traffic safety training is crucial for kids

Woodside: Neighbors contest use of roadside

 

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