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Will the Planning Commissioners sell out to a developer
On June 24 the Planning Commission will conduct its final review of the huge 70 room hotel that is proposed to take the place... Last comment 20 hours ago | 8 comments

Menlo Park council: No moratorium
The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday backed away from a proposal to enact a citywide moratorium on nonresidential development... Last comment 15 hours ago | 14 comments

Menlo Park: Council to mull cannabis ban
Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council prohibit cannabis business-related land uses and ban growing... Last comment 1 hour ago | 8 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. Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017


Update: Murder suspect named in Skyline slaying
Authorities have identified the suspect arrested early this morning for allegedly killing a man found Tuesday night on Skyline Boulevard near where another stabbing victim was found the night before as Malik Dosouqi, 26. Wednesday, 3:15 PM | 2 comments

Assemblyman Berman holding wildfire town hall Saturday
State Assemblyman Marc Berman (D-Palo Alto) is sponsoring a June 22 wildfire town hall meeting in Portola Valley that will include a panel made up of representatives from state and local firefighting agencies and PG&E. Wednesday, 2:39 PM

Menlo Park set to enact cannabis business ban
Citing a lack of public pushback to the city's nearly two-year moratorium on cannabis businesses in Menlo Park, the City Council moved June 18 to line up an ordinance to ban such businesses from setting up shop in Menlo Park. Wednesday, 11:48 AM | 3 comments

Menlo Park: No-contest plea in stabbing case
A man who repeatedly tried to stab another man in a Menlo Park homeless encampment last August pleaded no contest on June 11 to a felony charge of assault with a deadly weapon. Wednesday, 11:54 AM

Editorial: Council moves swiftly in the right direction
The Menlo Park City Council on June 11 rejected an idea to enact a moratorium on commercial development, which disappointed many residents. But the debate sparked by the proposal, and the resulting decisions, are cause for optimism. Wednesday, 9:49 AM

Atherton budget remains healthy
The Atherton City Council will consider approving the town's 2019-20 fiscal year budget at its Wednesday (June 19) meeting, and it looks like the town will maintain a comfortable budget surplus. Wednesday, 9:29 AM | 3 comments

Woodside Glens development rules further honed
Woodside planning officials received a boatload of feedback at a study session about a proposal that would have allowed most residents of the Glens neighborhood to add on to their homes without triggering an environmental impact report Monday, 3:34 PM

Last vestiges of Woodside's Jackling House still in limbo
Steve Jobs may have hated his George Washington Smith-designed house in Woodside and had it torn down, but many homes designed near the architect's home in Santa Barbara County are now worth millions of dollars. Tuesday, 11:04 AM

Sacred Heart Prep awards diplomas to 121st class
On May 23, Sacred Heart Preparatory graduated 149 students at its 121st commencement ceremony. Monday, 3:32 PM

Menlo Park: Police arrest man suspected of burglary near Nealon Park
Menlo Park police arrested a man last night (June 16) suspected of burglary at a construction site on the 600 block of University Drive near Nealon Park. Monday, 11:41 AM

Fire burns rail line on Dumbarton's Fremont side
Flames recently burned the abandoned wooden railroad trestle just south of the Dumbarton Bridge in the East Bay, near Fremont. Monday, 8:39 AM

Menlo Park woman using oxygen dies in accidental fire
A woman who was smoking in her Menlo Park home while also using oxygen in a medical cylinder to breathe died last night (June 14) when she caught on fire, according to a news bulletin from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District. Sunday, 9:14 PM

Menlo Park: Attempted murder suspect to undergo mental competency review

Man accused of 1974 cold-case killing near Stanford campus pleads not guilty

Girls rock on first Little League all-female team, the Rockies

Home sales: Three homes sell for over $10M in Atherton

Block party perks up downtown Menlo Park

Former Woodland School director files age discrimination suit

Portola Valley School board approves election for two seats

M-A program offers free Latin lessons to K-8 students

County to expand flood district to create 'resilient shoreline'

Civic center, traffic and public safety at top of Atherton's priorities list


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