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Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7
The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business,... Last comment 2 hours ago | 44 comments

Should Atherton look at withdrawing from fire district?
Atherton's City Council wants residents to weigh in on what it should do after receiving a report that shows that the Menlo... Last comment on Feb 24, 2018 at 6:33 pm | 14 comments

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Menlo Park: Assault rifle-type weapon found, suspect still on the loose
The rifle used by a man who reportedly was seen firing an assault rifle-type weapon in the backyard of his home at 1122 Sevier Ave. in Menlo Park Saturday night has been found in the residence, but the suspect was still on the loose Sunday afternoon, police said in a bulletin update issued shortly after 1 p.m. today (Feb. 25). Sunday, 2:17 PM | 1 comments

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Saturday, 2:51 PM | 1 comments

Sunday: Local 'craftivist' to host celebrity knitter at Cafe Zoe
Scientist Heidi Arjes of Menlo Park used to worry about other scientists learning that she loves to knit. But since designing a hat last year that became an emblem of the Science March, she learned that her passion for science and her love of knitting were not mutually exclusive. Friday, 4:23 PM

Menlo Park: Police puzzled over motive in downtown auto burglaries
Police are considering a suspect who is either transient or mentally ill in connection with a string of overnight auto burglaries of insignificant items stolen recently from vehicles in downtown Menlo Park. Friday, 11:21 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park: committee selects favored election maps
After considering nearly 40 maps and spending hours in intensive meetings held over the past month, Menlo Park's nine-member Advisory Districting Committee voted Feb. 22 in favor of two final maps to recommend to the City Council for approval: one with five districts, the other with six. Friday, 11:34 AM | 7 comments

Caltrain has a list of demands before it will change pole design for Atherton
In the latest volley in the battle between Atherton and Caltrain over the height of the poles it plans to install as part of its project to electrify its trains, Caltrain has given the town until Feb. 28 to meet a list of demands if it wants shorter poles installed. Friday, 11:55 AM | 9 comments

SLAC at 55
It's been five years since the 50th anniversary of Menlo Park's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on Sand Hill Road. So what's new? Friday, 11:56 AM

Ravenswood school board approves layoffs, parcel tax renewal
Ravenswood City School District's Board of Education took two steps toward maintaining fiscal solvency Thursday, approving layoff notices for 64 positions and a renewed parcel tax for the June ballot. Friday, 11:15 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park: Lorraine Godfrey lived a full and active life
A memorial service is set for Lorraine Godfrey, a longtime resident of Menlo Park, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Community Hall at 765 Portola Road in Portola Valley. Friday, 7:42 AM

Hit-and-run critically injures East Palo Alto man
A 75-year-old man from East Palo Alto was critically injured the night of Feb. 20 after being struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run near University Avenue and the Dumbarton rail line, according to Menlo Park police. Thursday, 11:26 AM

Atherton: Car was driven along railroad bed before being struck
The Austin Healey convertible destroyed by a Caltrain locomotive after a collision in Atherton earlier this month was hundreds of feet south of the rail crossing at Fair Oaks Lane when it was struck, officials said. Investigating officials are not identifying the driver. Thursday, 8:44 AM | 10 comments

Atherton to continue looking at how to address cost of fire services
Atherton will continue to look at its options for pulling out of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District or reducing the share of property taxes the district receives, its City Council decided Wednesday night, Feb. 21. Thursday, 11:55 AM | 5 comments

Menlo Park: The Oasis to shutter March 7
The Oasis, perhaps the oldest eating establishment in Menlo Park, will close permanently March 7 after 60 years of business, according to a Feb. 21 announcement on Facebook by the business' owners, the Tougas family. Wednesday, 8:33 PM | 44 comments

$70 million bond measure will be on June ballot in Las Lomitas school district
The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's board unanimously approved putting a $70 million bond measure on the June 5 ballot at its Feb. 14 meeting. Tuesday, 6:09 PM | 6 comments

Menlo fire board has no official comment on fiscal study

Menlo Park: City charter measure wins council support

Menlo Park to consider West Menlo annexation proposal

Filing period opens for June election

Artificial intelligence helps ID more than 250 species in baylands

Should Atherton look at withdrawing from fire district?


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