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Proposal to redevelop SRI International campus in the works
Menlo Park-based SRI International has launched plans to redevelop its 63-acre campus that would dedicate 10 acres for residential... Last comment on Jun 12, 2021 at 8:26 am | 35 comments

Atherton sees spike in burglaries
Atherton police are reporting an uptick in burglaries in town, with 10 taking place over the last two months, totaling a... Last comment on Jun 10, 2021 at 3:59 pm | 25 comments

 
 
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San Mateo County manager reflects on past year while looking ahead to COVID-19 recovery
Wednesday marked the last COVID-19 media briefing with San Mateo County officials, as the county looks towards reopening and recovery. County Manager Mike Callagy Callagy highlighted some of the milestones and hurdles this past year.
Sunday, 8:35 AM

Freeway closure back on again to install new bridge over U.S. Highway 101
The new bridge over U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto is scheduled to go up this weekend, which will require a segment of the freeway to gradually close down from Saturday night through Sunday morning. Saturday, 8:36 AM

Police: Menlo Park man who used escort service slashed in the head, 17-year-old suspect arrested
A 17-year-old Stockton girl was arrested Thursday after allegedly slashing a man with a knife in his home in Menlo Park, police said.
Friday, 5:16 PM

From farms to families: How a federal program to help farmers during the pandemic is changing the local food landscape
Every Friday afternoon from 3 to 6 p.m., the parking lot of St. Andrew's United Methodist Church on Alma Street in Palo Alto becomes a drive-thru food aid hub where drivers are asked just one question: How many boxes? Friday, 11:45 AM

Obituaries: Norma Remke
This week in obituaries, read about the life of Norma Remke, 74. Friday, 4:54 PM

Menlo School graduates its 102nd class
Menlo School held its 102nd graduation ceremony in-person on June 9. Friday, 11:32 AM

Menlo Park police arrest felon with loaded handgun
Menlo Park police arrested a 26-year-old from East Palo Alto on June 9 after police found that he illegally possessed a loaded handgun, according to a statement from the department. Friday, 9:51 AM

California's big reopening: What changes — and what doesn't — on June 15?
Gov. Gavin Newsom promised business as usual, but there could be exceptions to everyday life returning to normal. Here are questions and answers to clear up confusion. Thursday, 5:42 PM

Supervisors approve stricter gun laws for county's unincorporated areas
County supervisors gave initial approval Tuesday to an ordinance that will update firearm laws with stricter licensing and security restrictions in the county's unincorporated areas for the first time in 20 years. Friday, 10:05 AM

Coronavirus central: State warns of 'Vax for the Win' program scams
The state is asking residents to be on the lookout -- and to report -- any incidents of potential fraud involving scammers trying to take advantage of its COVID-19 vaccination incentive programs. Tuesday, 11:31 AM | 4 comments

Six rescued, two arrested in human trafficking investigation that included Palo Alto brothel
A Milpitas couple was arrested on suspicion of pimping and pandering in connection with brothels in Milpitas, Palo Alto and San Jose, police said Wednesday. Friday, 12:31 PM

One last hurrah for the class of 2021: Local high schools bring back graduation traditions as pandemic restrictions ease
Midpeninsula high school students are walking across graduation stages this year for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic hit. We documented some of the class of 2021's key moments as they completed their high school careers. Thursday, 11:46 AM

New Menlo Park firework penalties to skyrocket to $1,000
Anyone thinking of lighting illegal fireworks in Menlo Park this Fourth of July, or any other time, now has another big reason to think twice: The penalty for getting caught has risen to up to $1,000 and up to six months in jail. Thursday, 11:26 AM | 2 comments

Redwood City man arrested in connection with sexual assault Tuesday night

State to officially align with CDC masking guidance as part of June 15 reopening

San Mateo County creates $5.8M relief fund to cover annual permitting fees for local businesses

State health department: Scammers targeting California's vaccine incentive programs

Hands-free technology helps Menlo firefighters find people 'twice as fast'

What matters in the end? Couple chronicles life's final chapter in new book

Woodside High graduates its 62nd class

Deputies nab pair in the act of burglary

Fire crews to conduct burn on SFPUC watershed lands on Wednesday

M-A sends off its seniors with first in-person graduation in two years

When is the Newsom recall election? Maybe sooner than you think

Atherton sees spike in burglaries

UC hosts wildfire symposium to talk new tech, better understanding of fires

Four things to know about the California budget deal

 

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