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Menlo Park school board considers parcel tax measure in November
Menlo Park City School District officials are undecided on whether they'll place a ballot measure to renew or replace a parcel... Last comment 8 hours ago | 14 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


Condoleezza Rice to helm Hoover Institution at Stanford
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has been chosen as director of Stanford University's Hoover Institution, Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne announced Tuesday. Tuesday, 2:26 PM

'There's no silver bullet': Dr. Priscilla Chan on housing, transparency and applying a pediatrician's mindset to making change
It's been four years since Dr. Priscilla Chan and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg formed the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to guide their philanthropic efforts. In a rare interview, she talked about CZI's challenges, transparency and more. Tuesday, 10:23 AM | 1 comments

Safety, preserving 'single-family home environment' among mayor's goals
Rick DeGolia, Atherton's mayor for 2020, sat down with The Almanac to outline his goals for the year. Tuesday, 10:20 AM | 2 comments

First person: Finding the freedom to live and die well
Menlo Park resident Mary Matthiesen writes about her work with a hospice agency and the lessons she learned from her mother as she was dying 15 years ago. Tuesday, 8:58 AM

Menlo Park goal-setting workshop set for Jan. 30
Just as many people set New Year's Resolutions, many cities also set goals each January. The city of Menlo Park will be honoring this tradition with the City Council's annual goal-setting workshop, set for Thursday afternoon, Jan. 30. Tuesday, 8:09 AM

Tuesday: County supervisors to tackle health department's $57M budget gap
A $57 million budget deficit in the county health department, San Mateo County Health, will be the focus of a Board of Supervisors study session on Tuesday, Jan. 28. Monday, 7:54 AM

13 vehicles burglarized on Stanford campus Saturday
Thirteen vehicle burglaries were reported Saturday at three parking lots on the Stanford University campus, according to university police. Monday, 8:52 AM | 1 comments

Home sales: Woodside tops week’s sales with $12.5M equestrian estate
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Woodside recorded the highest sale at $12.5 million for a four-bedroom Monterey Colonial home on an equestrian estate with a 17-stall barn and regulation dressage arena. Sunday, 8:51 AM

Motorcyclist dies in crash on La Honda Road near Portola Valley
A motorcyclist died in a solo crash Saturday afternoon on La Honda Road near Portola Valley in San Mateo County, according to the California Highway Patrol. Saturday, 9:29 PM

You've just been named California's homelessness czar — what's your first move?
Gov. Gavin Newsom has taken grief for failing to fulfill what seems like an achievable campaign promise: appointing a homelessness "czar" to help Californians living in shelters and on the streets. Saturday, 9:02 AM | 4 comments

Setting the bar: Nine seniors who exemplify the meaning of being selfless
This year's Avenidas Lifetimes of Achievement honorees have gone beyond the call of duty to create positive changes in their communities by donating countless hours to local organizations. Friday, 10:44 AM

Safe gun-storage requirement debate ahead in Menlo Park

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Police calls: Loss of $15,000 in Menlo Park home burglary

Menlo Park man arrested for alleged Woodside burglary

Helen Pflaum, nature lover and numbers whiz, dies at 79

Former teacher to serve nearly seven years in prison for sex acts with minor

Community safety advocate announces run for Menlo Park council


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