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Menlo Park councilman announces run for Board of Supervisors
Weeks after being sworn in for a third term on the Menlo Park City Council, Councilman Ray Mueller announced on Jan. 5 he... Last comment on Jan 10, 2021 at 12:22 pm | 7 comments

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol invasion rally faces backlash
Some people are threatening a boycott of a Menlo Park business after it came to light that its owner attended a pro-Trump... Last comment on Jan 12, 2021 at 8:36 am | 71 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


Local health care providers reeling from huge spike in demand for vaccine
Health care providers in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are reeling from a massive spike in requests for COVID-19 vaccines last week, after state and county officials greatly expanded eligibility for the vaccine. Monday, 10:08 AM

Menlo Park: Three people suffer major injuries in solo vehicle crash
Three people, identified by a 911 caller as teenagers, were taken to Stanford Hospital with "significant" injuries after a solo vehicle rollover crash in Menlo Park on Saturday afternoon (Jan. 16), according to the Menlo fire district. Sunday, 9:54 AM

'Let them play' say youth sports advocates during Friday rally
About 20 student athletes and their parents gathered in front of Sequoia High School in Redwood City Jan. 15 to plead with officials to allow them to compete again. Friday, 5:46 PM

Editorial: The menace in the White House
Hopes were high among many going into the new year, buoyed by the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. But the pandemic has become a backdrop in the aftermath of an insurrection at the U.S. Capitol. Sunday, 7:44 AM | 2 comments

Opinion: Contradictions of COVID-19
While city councils up and down the Peninsula contemplate severe housing shortages in the decades ahead, we are also witnessing probably the largest exodus from the Bay Area in many years. Friday, 5:13 PM

A harrowing experience with COVID-19
Sequoia district advisor Rolando Bonilla shares his experience falling ill with COVID-19 at the same time as losing a family member to the virus. Friday, 9:39 AM

Struggling small businesses could get boost from Newsom's proposed $227B budget
On Friday, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a $575 million grant program for small businesses and nonprofits as part of his $227 billion budget proposal to the state legislature. Saturday, 8:26 AM

Coronavirus central: Nearly 200 hospitalized with virus in San Mateo County
Santa Clara County's seven-day rolling average of daily new cases is 1,464. There have been 1,065 deaths and 623 people hospitalized with COVID-19. San Mateo County has had 31,204 cases and 294 deaths; 188 people are hospitalized. Monday, 11:31 AM | 5 comments

Resident raises concern Atherton police officers are flouting mask rules
A local resident says she has witnessed Atherton Police Department officers not wearing face masks while on the job, potentially putting themselves and the people they encounter at risk of contracting COVID-19. Friday, 10:00 AM | 4 comments

California's new goal: Vaccinate a million people in 10 days
Acknowledging that vaccinations have been too slow, state officials aim to ramp up the pace. But many questions remain about expanding to the next groups of Californians. Friday, 11:28 AM

Cal Fire CZU is latest to provide text to 911 option
Cal Fire CZU's Emergency Command Center that responds to emergencies in San Mateo and Santa Cruz counties is the latest public agency to now provide the option to send text messages to 911 if necessary. Friday, 11:43 AM

'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office
Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding President Donald Trump during Wednesday's impeachment hearing. Wednesday, 5:52 PM

New community center in Belle Haven wins approval
The Menlo Park City Council last night gave the green light for Facebook to move forward with its plans to rebuild the complex at 100 Terminal Avenue into a multi-generational community center. Wednesday, 3:22 PM

Debate over Foothills Park access continues as Palo Alto weighs new restrictions
Nearly a month after Palo Alto opened the once-exclusive Foothills Park to the broader public, city leaders are preparing to adopt new restrictions on Tuesday to curb the sudden onrush of visitors. Wednesday, 5:41 PM

14-year-old from Menlo Park reported missing
Wynne Lee, a 14-year-old from Menlo Park vanished from their family's home on Jan. 11, according to an alert from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Wednesday, 3:33 PM

Americans are living 30 years longer on average — and that's a big plus for businesses
A recent Stanford conference looked at everything from business innovations to caregiving to new ways for Americans to work and thrive throughout the increasingly long lives they're now living. Wednesday, 3:36 PM

San Mateo County COVID-19 vaccine rollout continues via clinic, partnerships
In San Mateo County, about one-third of the health care workers and long-term care residents eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine have received it so far, county health officials said Tuesday. Tuesday, 5:13 PM | 1 comments

Stanford Shopping Center was a hot spot of violations when public health inspectors came calling

New Menlo Park fire station to break ground this month

Newsom's school reopening plan puts tight deadlines on districts, legislature

Gov. Newsom: Bay Area's ICU capacity drops below 1%; stay-at-home order extension expected

As visitors flock to Foothills Park, city plans to restrict access

San Mateo County opens drive-thru vaccine clinic for vulnerable residents, health care workers

Crime brief: Atherton police respond to weekend burglary

Pro-Trump business owner documented at Capitol rally faces backlash

Woodside kept calm and carried on in 2020

With COVID-19 surge, Stanford frosh-soph students can't return to campus after all

Facebook's Willow Village now includes giant glass dome, 'High Line' path and more

Holiday Fund: Reimagining sexual health education in a digital world

Guest opinion: California's plan to bring many students back to school for in-person learning in careful stages

A world turned upside down

Biennial homelessness count faces delays due to pandemic

County embarks on project to renovate Middlefield Road through North Fair Oaks

Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently

'A day from hell': After rioters overrun Capitol, lawmakers have harsh words for president


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