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Ravenswood district in talks to lease two of its properties
The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize longterm lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the revenue... Last comment on Jan 24, 2022 at 2:24 pm | 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. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


Newsom injects $6.1B to speed shift to zero-emission vehicles
Standing outside the Ford Greenfield Labs in Palo Alto on Wednesday, Gov. Gavin Newsom spoke about his vision for fast forwarding the state's zero-emissions economy and climate goals. Wednesday, 2:21 PM

Menlo Park's troubled community engagement committee likely to remain in pared-down form
Menlo Park's Community Engagement and Outreach Committee, or CEOC, has had its fair share of challenges since its creation in May 2021. Here's how the council is trying to reform it. Wednesday, 10:48 AM

Even as COVID-19 cases plateau, San Mateo County health officials expect difficult weeks ahead
COVID-19 case rates in San Mateo County may be starting to plateau but San Mateo County Health Chief Louise Rogers said Tuesday that there may still be difficult weeks ahead with tremendous strain on hospitals. Wednesday, 11:59 AM

John Arrillaga, one of Silicon Valley's top philanthropists, dies at 84
John Arrillaga, the billionaire philanthropist who helped develop the modern Silicon Valley before becoming one of its most prolific and generous donors, died Monday morning at the age of 84, his family announced. Tuesday, 12:36 PM | 1 comments

What's in the California paid sick leave deal for workers and businesses?
California workers will soon again have access to as much as two weeks paid time off for COVID-19-related sick leave, under a deal announced on Tuesday by the governor and legislative leaders. Tuesday, 5:08 PM

Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently
This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Björn Conrad, 81, Joshua Lange, 35, Robert Susk, 68, Frances Dickman, 80, and Marianne Ault-Riche, 74. Wednesday, 11:14 AM

$50K worth of jewelry, other items stolen from Atherton home
Someone stole $50,000 worth of jewelry and other items from a home in Atherton sometime over the last week, police said. Monday, 2:18 PM | 3 comments

Magical Bridge Foundation and East Palo Alto seek community feedback on upcoming playground
The nonprofit behind the new Magical Bridge Playground in East Palo Alto is holding virtual community engagement meetings to gather community input for the 7-acre space at Bell Street Park. Sunday, 9:32 AM

Ravenswood district negotiating leases for affordable housing and science labs and office developments on two of its properties
The Ravenswood City School District hopes to finalize longterm lease agreements to develop two of its sites and use the revenue to fund recent raises for teachers. Friday, 4:35 PM | 4 comments

Family sues Stanford, fraternity over son's drug overdose
The family of a Stanford University student who died from an accidental fentanyl overdose in January 2020 has filed a lawsuit against the university and the fraternity to which he belonged. Saturday, 9:10 AM

Downtown Menlo Park development signs up notable San Francisco eateries as tenants
Coming soon to downtown Menlo Park's Springline development: Burmese cuisine, a brewery, a new coffee shop, an Italian restaurant and market, and a cafe/wine bar. Thursday, 5:50 PM

Glass door smashed in Atherton's fifth burglary of 2022
Atherton police reported the fifth burglary of the year on Thursday, after someone reportedly smashed a glass door to break into a home on Selby Lane. Thursday, 3:20 PM | 2 comments

Body of missing Stanford nurse found near Dumbarton Bridge
A search effort for a Stanford Hospital nurse who disappeared on Tuesday ended on Thursday with the discovery of his body, the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau has confirmed. Thursday, 8:26 PM

On new Portola Valley mayor's plate in 2022: housing, fire safety and improving communication with residents
PV Mayor Craig Hughes is planning for new housing, safety element work and more in 2022. Friday, 11:11 AM

Community briefs: Vaccine clinic offers $50 bonus, omicron impacting garbage service, tsunami relief and more
Leaf blower restrictions, upcoming vaccine clinics, volunteers sought for homeless count and more in this week's community briefs. Friday, 9:09 AM

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts
View maps and charts showing updates on vaccinations, cases, deaths and hospitalizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Monday, 5:04 PM | 4 comments

COVID-19 cases ease at local high schools, rise slightly at elementary schools

Newsom's $50 million opioids education pledge comes as colleges warn of risks

Elderly women robbed at gunpoint while lunching at Stanford Shopping Center

Man arrested on suspicion of firing shots in North Fair Oaks

Scammer impersonating deputy, Sheriff's Office warns

Deputies seeking suspect after burglar shatters window in Portola Valley

Atherton couple grateful for community support after burglars cause $1 million in damage


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