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Portola Valley revises lighting policies
It's dark on moonless nights in Portola Valley, due in part to residents being discouraged in using lights triggered by motion... Last comment 16 hours ago | 10 comments

Grand jury says Menlo fire district is not prepared to deal with growth
A just-issued grand jury report questions whether the Menlo Park Fire Protection District is prepared to meet the challenges... Last comment 16 hours ago | 55 comments

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Menlo Summer Fest returns this weekend
The annual Menlo Summer Fest returns to Menlo Park's downtown area on Saturday and Sunday, July 21 and 22. Thursday, 9:12 AM

Free coding camp for kids starts Saturday
A Woodside Priory student who helped establish a group of fellow students dedicated to STEM education and robotics will host a free coding camp for students in first through sixth grade from July 21 through 28. Wednesday, 2:23 PM

State Democrats support repeal of Costa-Hawkins
The California Democratic Party on Sunday voted overwhelmingly to endorse Proposition 10, the statewide Affordable Housing Act, which would repeal the anti-rent-control Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act and return power to regulate rents to local communities.
Wednesday, 10:42 AM | 6 comments

Thursday: Creedence Clearwater tribute band in Portola Valley
The second of three free summer concerts in Portola Valley takes place Thursday, July 19. The Fog City Swampers, a Creedence Clearwater Revival tribute band, performs on the lawn at Town Center at 765 Portola Road from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, 10:35 AM

Caltrain boosts its fares
As of this month, Caltrain's monthly pass rate includes an additional day, at an increased cost.
Wednesday, 11:11 AM

Local residents signing up to run in November election
As the filing period for candidates in several local races opened on Monday, a number of local residents picked up the papers they must fill out to become candidates, while a few turned in their completed paperwork needed to appear on the Nov. 6 ballot. Tuesday, 11:58 AM | 7 comments

Regional group exploring housing solutions
The Committee to House the Bay Area on Wednesday will present the public's input on how to build more affordable and low-income housing throughout the region. Tuesday, 10:29 AM

Portola Valley revises lighting policies
It's dark on moonless nights in Portola Valley, due in part to residents being discouraged in using lights triggered by motion sensors. The guidelines have changed, but pedestrians should still find themselves in the dark. Monday, 5:45 PM | 10 comments

Police calls: Police arrest man carrying brass knuckles
Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park Monday, 11:16 AM

Wednesday: Atherton council to discuss options for future as part of fire district
The same day a critical civil grand jury report on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District was issued, Atherton posted a consultant's report that looks at the town's options for its future as part of the fire district. The City Council will discuss the report at a 4 p.m. meeting on Wednesday, July 18. Sunday, 8:00 PM

The universal language
Thanks to one local woman's passion, perseverance, and many professional connections, three young dancers from South Africa are having the experience of a lifetime shuttling between Woodside and San Francisco this summer. Monday, 11:17 AM

Home sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Monday, 11:16 AM

Atherton PAL awards $20,000 in scholarships
Four high school seniors from Atherton schools have been awarded $5,000 scholarships by the Atherton Police Activities League: Clairesina Fifita and Mirian Melendez from Sacred Heart Preparatory, and Joseph Lohmann and Jenny Ruiz-Venegas from Menlo-Atherton High School. Friday, 4:50 PM

Madera wins Wine Spectator's Grand Award
Madera's 17,645-bottle wine cellar has won the highest recognition possible from Wine Spectator magazine: the Grand Award, which has been bestowed on fewer than 100 restaurants around the world. Friday, 11:15 AM | 2 comments

Candidate filing period opens Monday for fall elections

Grand jury: Menlo fire district is not prepared for growth

Report touts Bay Area as mega-powerful region facing challenges

Portola Valley: Mentor and volunteer Marilyn Walter dies at 92

Woodside Bakery & Cafe to rekindle its restaurant in Menlo Park


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