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Hotel developer, neighbors must compromise, commissioners say
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ProPublica reports racial disparities in schools nationwide, locally
White students were more than four times as likely to be enrolled in at least one Advanced Placement (AP) class as black students, and black students were over 15 times as likely to be suspended as white students in the Sequoia Union High School District during the 2015-16 school year, according to data on school districts collected by the nonprofit news organization ProPublica.
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Update: Shelter-in-place order lifted at Menlo-Atherton High School
A shelter-in-place order put in effect at Menlo-Atherton High School this morning has been lifted, according to the Atherton Police Department. Wednesday, 11:47 AM

Sheriff's Office personnel now have overdose-prevention drug
All San Mateo County Sheriff's Office personnel have been equipped with the overdose prevention drug naloxone as of this week, sheriff's officials said. Wednesday, 10:46 AM | 2 comments

Police calls: Man robbed of watch at gunpoint
Crime reports from Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley. Wednesday, 8:53 AM | 1 comments

Wednesday: Atherton may award contract to demolish library
As Atherton moves forward with its plans to rebuild its civic center, the City Council will vote on awarding a contract to demolish the library at a City Council meeting Oct. 17. Tuesday, 10:55 AM

Menlo Park City School District hosts Sup & Sandwich event
Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Erik Burmeister will host a lunch with community members on Friday, Oct. 19, at the Menlo Park Civic Center. Tuesday, 8:45 PM

Menlo Park library director retires
Menlo Park Library Services Director Susan Holmer retired Oct. 5 after 16 years on the job. When she started in 2002, the library still had phonograph records in circulation, and Wi-Fi wasn't a part of the picture, she said. Tuesday, 3:32 PM | 1 comments

State of the City: Mayor cites Menlo Park's achievements, challenges
The short version: The state of the city of Menlo Park is strong. Mayor Peter Ohtaki almost left it at that, but chose to continue with a more traditional "State of the City" speech by talking about some of the successes achieved and challenges faced by the city over the past year during his term as mayor. Tuesday, 7:49 AM

Woodside: New ethics code is aspirational, informal
Woodside's new ethics code, adopted Oct. 9 by a unanimous Town Council, is informal in addressing complaints and has a tone intended to help officials aspire to ethical behavior. Monday, 2:11 PM

Update: Four shot, two dead at East Palo Alto party
A party to celebrate Halloween and a young woman's birthday turned tragic early Sunday morning when a shooter killed two people and injured two others after an argument erupted, East Palo Alto police said. Monday, 5:04 PM

Editorial endorsement: Newcomers deserve your vote for Menlo Park City Council
The Almanac endorses Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy Nash for election to the three open seats on the Menlo Park City Council. Sunday, 4:39 PM | 4 comments

Disabled truck causes partial closure of Santa Cruz Avenue

Meet the Ravenswood school board candidates

Editorial endorsement: Yes on Portola Valley school bond, Measure Z

Menlo Park's Josh Becker announces 2020 state Senate run

Yearslong saga over Draeger's loading zone takes another turn

Atherton Library moving to temporary location this weekend

One contested election highlights Woodside council race

Surf Air owes county $328,371 in taxes

Woodside: Residents, officials want details on neighbor's construction

Menlo Park City Council: Three seats, eight candidates

Menlo Park: Anonymous ethics complaint filed against City Council candidate

Police calls: Fraud cases claim losses of nearly $7,000

Menlo Park: Belle Haven Library plans move forward

Menlo Park: Hotel developer, neighbors must compromise, commissioners say

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