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Local nonprofits sue the EPA over Cargill salt ponds ruling
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Man convicted in Portola Valley rape gets 25 years to life sentence
A San Francisco man was sentenced to 25 years and eight months to life in prison on Tuesday (Oct. 15) following his conviction in August for the forcible rape of his girlfriend in an incident that took place in Portola Valley in 2018. Tuesday, 4:43 PM

PV school district surveying community on priorities
The Portola Valley School District released an online survey this week to allow residents to provide feedback on priorities as it considers a parcel tax renewal ballot measure. Tuesday, 3:39 PM

Jury trial for former sheriff's deputy, candidate postponed to Nov. 12
Juan Pablo Lopez, a former deputy with the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office, was granted a postponement of a jury trial on charges of election, real estate and insurance fraud at an Oct. 11 hearing in San Mateo County Superior Court. Tuesday, 8:44 AM | 2 comments

Earthquake felt in many Bay Area cities on Monday night
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.5 roughly centered in Contra Costa County was felt in the Menlo Park area on Monday night. Tuesday, 11:52 AM

Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail
Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Monday, 2:50 PM | 2 comments

I CARE, a local blindness prevention philanthropy, turns 50
I CARE, a local philanthropy focused on blindness prevention, is set to turn 50 this year, according to organization co-president Bobbie McDonald. Tuesday, 10:48 AM

Local nonprofits sue the EPA over Cargill salt ponds ruling
A coalition of local nonprofits is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its head, Andrew Wheeler, over the agency's decision that the Cargill Redwood City Salt Ponds are not subject to the U.S. Clean Water Act. Monday, 8:38 AM | 3 comments

Probation, community service and a fine for Menlo Park parent in college admissions scam
Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received the lightest sentence handed down so far from a federal judge on Friday. Saturday, 2:44 PM | 2 comments

Police calls: Wallet with $800 cash stolen in Menlo Park auto burglary
Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Saturday, 8:28 AM

Daisy's Day program provides emergency help to low-income pet owners
Daisy's Day, a veterinary-care program offered by the Palo Alto Humane Society to low-income pet owners, has helped hundreds of animals get the urgent care they need to overcome illness. Friday, 4:12 PM | 1 comments

Home sales for the week of Oct. 7
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Palo Alto recorded the highest sale at $7,020,000 for a five-bedroom, four-level home in Old Palo Alto that includes a professional home theater and billiards room. Sunday, 8:57 AM | 3 comments

Prosecutors challenge psychiatrists' opinion on alleged Skyline killer

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Portola Valley school district to put parcel tax renewal on March ballot


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