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Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley
President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters... Last comment 2 hours ago | 20 comments

Guest opinion: Our dire downtown Menlo Park
When visitors come to see me in my offices in downtown Menlo Park, they often remark that they're surprised to see how rundown... Last comment 1 hour ago | 9 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


Stephen Curry buys Atherton home for $31 million, report says
Stephen and Ayesha Curry purchased a $31 million home in Atherton, according to a Variety media report. Wednesday, 9:54 AM | 4 comments

Guest opinion: Learning our history, raising our consciousness, leveling the ground
A huge thank you to The Almanac and Kate Bradshaw for the important and well-researched series, "Uneven Ground: How unequal land use harms communities in southern San Mateo County." Wednesday, 10:41 AM

Protesters follow Trump to Los Trancos, near Portola Valley
President Trump's fundraising luncheon today (Sept. 17) ended up being in Los Trancos Woods near Portola Valley, but protesters found out about the location early enough this morning to switch their demonstration to Rossotti Field. Tuesday, 3:52 PM | 20 comments

Longtime Menlo Park resident Mary Whittle Tipton dies at 98
Mary Whittle Tipton, who was a member of St. Raymond Parish in Menlo Park since its founding, died on June 24, just weeks after her 98th birthday. Wednesday, 2:35 PM | 1 comments

Tonight: Town could remove penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit
Atherton may eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town's construction time limit provision. Wednesday, 9:03 AM | 1 comments

Tonight: Stanford's Michele Barry to speak on the climate impact of megacities
When it comes to the climate crisis, are massive "megacities" part of the problem, or part of the solution? According to Stanford University medical professor Dr. Michelle Barry, the answer is both. Friday, 10:36 AM

Menlo Park eyeing project to streamline Bayfront Expressway connection between Dumbarton Bridge and U.S. 101
The city of Menlo Park has released an "online open house" with an interactive map where people can weigh in on the projects being considered as the city's Transportation Master Plan continues to be developed. Tuesday, 11:43 AM | 2 comments

Two home burglaries in Atherton since Friday
Burglars used blunt objects to break into two Atherton homes directly across the street from each other in the last few days, according to police. Tuesday, 11:04 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park school district bond refinancing saves $3.7 million
The Menlo Park City School District will save taxpayers over $3.7 million by refinancing its voter-approved bonds. Tuesday, 7:36 AM | 1 comments

Atherton considering how to raise more civic center project funds
The Atherton City Council recently asked staff to explore how to raise additional funding for the town's civic center project, including the possibility of accepting a loan from an Atherton resident. Monday, 4:17 PM | 2 comments

San Mateo County says no reports of vaping illnesses so far
With reports of vaping-related illnesses on the rise nationwide and six vaping-related deaths, San Mateo County health officials say that they haven't seen any specific cases of illness in the county that have been tied to vaping. Monday, 8:56 AM

High school parent education series starts Sept. 19
The Parent Education Series will kick off its annual expert presentations and panel discussions, which take place at local high schools, with a discussion on the transition from high school to college. Sunday, 8:56 AM

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