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Will the Planning Commissioners sell out to a developer
On June 24 the Planning Commission will conduct its final review of the huge 70 room hotel that is proposed to take the place... Last comment 12 hours ago | 6 comments

Menlo Park council: No moratorium
The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development... Last comment 3 hours ago | 13 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


Woodside Glens development rules further honed
Woodside planning officials received a boatload of feedback at a study session about a proposal that would have allowed most residents of the Glens neighborhood to add on to their homes without triggering an environmental impact report Monday, 3:34 PM | 1 comments

Sacred Heart Prep awards diplomas to 121st class
On May 23, Sacred Heart Preparatory graduated 149 students at its 121st commencement ceremony. Monday, 3:32 PM

Menlo Park: Police arrest man suspected of burglary near Nealon Park
Menlo Park police arrested a man last night (June 16) suspected of burglary at a construction site on the 600 block of University Drive near Nealon Park. Monday, 11:41 AM

Fire burns rail line on Dumbarton's Fremont side
Flames recently burned the abandoned wooden railroad trestle just south of the Dumbarton Bridge in the East Bay, near Fremont. Monday, 8:39 AM

Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire
A woman who was smoking in her Menlo Park home while also using oxygen in a medical cylinder to breathe died last night (June 14) when she caught on fire, according to a news bulletin from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Sunday, 9:14 PM

Menlo Park: Attempted murder suspect to undergo mental competency review
The man charged with attempted murder after allegedly hitting a pedestrian with a stolen vehicle on June 7 in Menlo Park showed up in court on Friday (June 14) after refusing to appear at two previously scheduled arraignment hearings. Sunday, 9:14 PM

Man accused of 1974 cold-case killing near Stanford campus pleads not guilty
A 74-year-old man accused of murdering two 21-year-old women whose strangled bodies were found on Stanford University property about a year apart in the 1970s pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in one of the cases on Friday. Sunday, 9:15 PM

Last vestiges of Woodside's Jackling House still in limbo
Steve Jobs may have hated his George Washington Smith-designed house in Woodside and had it torn down, but many homes designed near the architect's home in Santa Barbara County are now worth millions of dollars. Friday, 5:05 PM

Girls rock on first Little League all-female team, the Rockies
Gender equality in sports took a happy step forward on the local baseball field this season as the Menlo Atherton Little League put together an all-girls team for the first time ever. Saturday, 9:21 AM | 1 comments

Home sales: Three homes sell for over $10M in Atherton
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Atherton recorded the most-expensive transaction this week with the sale of a $23 million home. Sunday, 8:22 AM

Block party perks up downtown Menlo Park
Downtown Menlo Park was a lively scene Wednesday evening as the city and the Chamber of Commerce hosted the 13th annual community block party. Photographer Magali Gauthier was there to capture the spirit of the evening with pictures. Thursday, 4:40 PM | 2 comments

Former Woodland School director files age discrimination suit
A former employee of the private Woodland School in Portola Valley is suing the school for age discrimination. Thursday, 5:11 PM

Portola Valley School board approves election for two seats

M-A program offers free Latin lessons to K-8 students

County to expand flood district to create 'resilient shoreline'

$27K in restitution ordered for man who hacked The Almanac

Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Civic center, traffic and public safety at top of Atherton's priorities list


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