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Council agrees to pay up for study of fully elevated grade separation option
In the ongoing discussion of how best to separate at-grade rail crossings, the Menlo Park City Council took a small step... Last comment 18 hours ago | 17 comments

Atherton signs off on Caltrain proposal to permanently close its train station
The Atherton City Council decided on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to accept a proposal from Caltrain to permanently close the town's... Last comment 5 hours ago | 21 comments

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Guild Theatre construction temporarily narrows El Camino to one lane
Locals, brace for traffic. Construction work at the Guild Theatre site is narrowing sections of El Camino Real and Ravenswood Avenue to one lane on weekdays for two weeks, starting this week. Monday, 3:10 PM | 1 comments

Concerts sound the message: 'Hold Fast to Dreams'
Musicians and guest artists of the African American Composer Initiative will present benefit concerts dedicated to the rich heritage of music by African American composers at Eastside College Preparatory School on Jan. 25 and 26. Monday, 10:25 AM

State Senate candidate forum set for Jan. 22 in La Honda
A candidate forum to hear from state Senate candidates running to represent California's 13th District is scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 22, from 7 to 9 p.m. at 120 Scenic Drive in La Honda, at the Cuesta La Honda Clubhouse.
Monday, 8:36 AM

Teenager arrested in Portola Valley robbery
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office announced on Jan. 19 that it had arrested a 17-year-old suspected of an early morning robbery in Portola Valley. Sunday, 9:35 PM

Remembering Woodside circa 1966
Years after an idyllic experience at Woodside Elementary School, 35 members of the class of 1966 have written about their time there after experiencing the real world of adulthood. Saturday, 7:40 AM | 1 comments

Atherton signs off on Caltrain proposal to permanently close its train station
The Atherton City Council decided on Wednesday, Jan. 15, to accept a proposal from Caltrain to permanently close the town's train station. Friday, 3:50 PM | 21 comments

Home sales: Atherton continues to record area's highest sales
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Atherton recorded the highest sale at $13,750,000 for a three-bedroom home that sold for $5,500,000 in 2017. Sunday, 8:45 AM

Auto burglars hit 10 vehicles in Ladera shopping center Wednesday evening
Ten vehicles were reported burglarized in the parking lot of the Ladera shopping center on Wednesday evening (Jan. 15), according to the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Thursday, 8:12 PM | 8 comments

Judge may order PG&E to hire more tree trimmers, removers
A federal judge announced in San Francisco Thursday that he is considering ordering PG&E to hire and train enough workers to trim or remove all trees that could fall on power lines and spark wildfires. Friday, 11:54 AM | 2 comments

Become a barista, a beekeeper or a lighthouse keeper with website's help
Amava, an online start-up founded by Atherton resident Mark Silverman, helps connect people with part-time jobs, volunteer work and travel adventures. Friday, 8:06 AM

New Planned Parenthood clinic opens after months of delays
Mountain View's Planned Parenthood clinic, which shuttered last year for a redevelopment project, reopened on Monday at a new site that will provide reproductive health and specialty services through a deal with Santa Clara County. Thursday, 2:06 PM

New Portola Valley mayor embraces thoughtful change
As a professional energy consultant, new Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs is well-positioned to help write new rules to make homes more energy-efficient, one of the Town Council's objectives for 2020. Thursday, 9:54 AM | 10 comments

Founder of Menlo Park Academy of Dance, RoseAnn Sayler, dies at 96
RoseAnn Sayler, a longtime Menlo Park resident who founded the Menlo Park Academy of Dance and participated in the city's civic life for many years, died on Jan. 5 at the age of 96. Thursday, 9:40 AM | 3 comments

Caltrain app adds parking permit option
A new feature recently rolled out on Caltrain's mobile app allows riders to pay for their parking. Thursday, 8:16 AM


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