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In Menlo Park, three candidates enter race for District 3 seat
Come November, Menlo Park will have both a contested and an uncontested City Council race, based on paperwork candidates... Last comment 12 hours ago | 2 comments

San Mateo County Health Officer pushes back against state-mandated closures
Dr. Scott Morrow, San Mateo County's top health officer, issued a statement Thursday voicing disapproval of the state's actions... Last comment on Aug 10, 2020 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments

'Buck's will never die.'
After nearly three decades at the helm of the irreverent Buck's of Woodside, owners Jamis and Margaret MacNiven have retired... Last comment on Aug 10, 2020 at 8:51 pm | 2 comments

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Woodside extends candidate filing period after 2 council incumbents decline to run for reelection
The candidate filing period for Woodside and Portola Valley council seats has been extended through Wednesday, Aug. 12, after two Woodside incumbents and one Portola Valley council member decided against running for reelection. Tuesday, 4:14 PM

In Menlo Park, three candidates enter race for District 3 seat
Come November, Menlo Park will have both a contested and an uncontested City Council race, based on paperwork candidates have filed to run for local offices. Monday, 3:20 PM | 2 comments

Woodside: Council OKs leaf blower ordinance
The council voted introduce an ordinance that would limit the hours for commercial use of leaf blowers to the same hours construction is allowed. Monday, 4:21 PM

7-Eleven clerk stabbed in robbery, Menlo Park man arrested
A 27-year-old Menlo Park man was arrested Sunday afternoon as the suspect in the stabbing of a convenience store clerk during a robbery, police
Monday, 9:47 AM | 1 comments

Coronavirus central: Nearly 50 people hospitalized in San Mateo County
San Mateo County's total of coronavirus cases rose to 6,431 on Monday. Data remains incomplete due to a problem with the state's reporting system for communicable diseases. Tuesday, 11:57 AM | 5 comments

With four candidates running, Atherton's city council election will be a real race for the first time since 2014
This November, Atherton's city council election will have a total of four candidates running " two incumbents and two challengers vying for just two open spots " for the town's first contested election since 2014. Monday, 11:44 AM

Seeking broader representation, longtime Portola Valley resident joins council race
Mary Hufty, an environmentalist and retired family physician who has lived for more than 30 years, is running for a seat on the Portola Valley Town Council. Sunday, 1:25 PM

Obituaries: Grace Elise Vilez Butcher, Phyllis Bird Roth
This week in obituaries, read about the lives of Grace Vilez Butcher, 89, and Phyllis Bird Roth, 90. Monday, 4:23 PM

With SF's 11th-hour vote, three-county sales tax measure to fund Caltrain can go before voters

Local elementary schools weigh waiver option to open schools this fall


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