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Menlo Park ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters
Menlo Park is in the process of developing an ordinance that, if passed, could require landlords who evict tenants without... Last comment 22 hours ago | 21 comments

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan
Whether or not Menlo Park residents supported the general plan changes approved in late 2016 governing growth in the city's... Last comment 22 hours ago | 6 comments

Only the three incumbents file for Atherton election
Atherton has only three candidates for three open City Council seats, so council members will decide at a special meeting... Last comment 18 hours ago | 35 comments

Menlo Park wants Stanford to pay property taxes and build tunnel, gondola
Left with few other options to register opposition, Menlo Park has gone big with its demands of Stanford University in a... Last comment on Aug 15, 2018 at 2:08 pm | 27 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. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
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Services Saturday for Robert Segbarth, gardener and friend to homeless
A celebration of the life of Portola Valley resident Robert Irwin Segbarth is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at the Ladera Community Church at 3300 Alpine Road in Ladera. Thursday, 6:29 PM

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy
In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented coordinated expression of concern by newspapers across the country. Thursday, 1:18 PM | 13 comments

List of council candidates set
The list of candidates for the Nov. 6 election in San Mateo County has been settled -- write-in candidates aside -- with filing deadlines having passed for candidates for city and town councils in Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley and Woodside. Thursday, 5:02 PM | 1 comments

West Menlo residents petition county for a safer Santa Cruz Avenue
A coalition of residents in West Menlo Park has petitioned San Mateo County for a series of road changes to improve safety on the chaotic northbound stretch of Santa Cruz Avenue between Sand Hill Road and where it goes through a "Y" split with Alameda de las Pulgas. Thursday, 11:59 AM | 1 comments

No contest in most local school board races
The Ravenswood City School District will have the only local school board election after four other districts' elections were automatically cancelled because the number of candidates equaled the number of open seats. Thursday, 10:42 AM

Most local firefighters back from battling deadly California wildfires
Local firefighters from the Woodside and Menlo Park fire protection districts have returned from battling some of the deadly wildfires that have consumed California this summer. Wednesday, 4:09 PM

Friday morning: Civic center cost-cutting on Atherton council agenda
Atherton's City Council will work on the difficult task of trying to figure out how to reduce the costs of the town's planned new civic center at a special meeting on Friday morning, Aug. 17. Wednesday, 3:08 PM

Editorial: Key election issue: Addressing Bayfront area's general plan
Whether or not Menlo Park residents supported the general plan changes approved in late 2016 governing growth in the city's eastern region, it's likely that few could have predicted that the 25-year plan's cap on office space would be on the verge of max-out less than two years later. Wednesday, 9:04 AM | 6 comments

Thursday: Free concert in Portola Valley
The third and last free summer concert in 2018 in Portola Valley -- with Santa Cruz dance band Extra Large -- takes place Thursday, Aug. 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, 1:51 PM

Thursday: Downtown Block Party in Menlo Park
Menlo Park will hold its annual block party from 5:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 16, downtown on Santa Cruz Avenue between University Drive and El Camino Real. Wednesday, 8:27 AM

Menlo Park: No charter city ballot measure, council decides
The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously at an Aug. 13 emergency meeting to reverse its earlier position in support of placing a charter city measure on the November ballot. If approved by voters, the measure would have converted Menlo Park to a charter city, and given it more flexibility in the areas of elections and term limits. Tuesday, 4:39 PM | 1 comments

Ordinance in works to make landlords assist displaced renters
Menlo Park is in the process of developing an ordinance that, if passed, could require landlords who evict tenants without cause or impose rent increases over a certain level to give cash to those displaced. Tuesday, 10:36 AM | 21 comments

Street Smarts: Traffic safety training is crucial for kids
Introducing Street Smarts, a new column by Katie Behroozi and Jen Wolosin dedicated to transportation-related issues in and around Menlo Park. Tuesday, 11:47 AM | 4 comments

Woodside: Neighbors contest use of roadside
Residents of Marva Oaks Drive, a cul-de-sac off Raymundo Drive in Woodside, are pushing back against demands by some equestrians to add a trail and a horse-trailer parking area to the equestrian amenities in the area. Tuesday, 8:33 AM | 2 comments

Town councils to decide on having elections
There will be at least one election for the four open seats on the Woodside Town Council. Whether there will be more, and whether there will be an election at all in Portola Valley, remains to be seen. Monday, 4:58 PM

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