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Facing unprecedented budget shortfalls, Menlo Park council favors keeping child care centers, police dispatchers
With an estimated $12 million shortfall expected in Menlo Park in the upcoming fiscal year, the City Council took its first... Last comment 9 hours ago | 22 comments

Blaze spreading after Menlo Park encampment catches fire
Menlo Park firefighters are currently battling a blaze in a grasslands area at Willow Road on the Baylands after a homeless... Last comment on May 26, 2020 at 11:18 am | 6 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


Menlo Park council OKs cuts to traffic enforcement, library services
As the end of the fiscal year starts to loom sooner and sooner, the Menlo Park City Council debated late into Tuesday night over what city costs to cut in order to create a balanced budget by July 1. Wednesday, 11:55 AM | 7 comments

New report: State job losses like 'nothing before seen'
Statewide unemployment numbers for April spiked higher than projected, jumping an unprecedented 10.2%, according to a state jobs report released Friday. Two Midpeninsula cities also reached double-digits: Atherton's and East Palo Alto. Wednesday, 10:39 AM | 1 comments

Coronavirus central: Santa Mateo County reports 35 new cases
The new coronavirus continues to take its toll on the Midpeninsula. On Wednesday, Santa Clara County reported 2,688 coronavirus cases and 140 deaths. San Mateo County reported 35 new cases, raising its total to 1,963. Wednesday, 3:56 PM

Community briefs: Sacred Heart Prep holds drive-in graduation; Hillview Middle School student donates handmade face masks
In this week's community briefs, Sacred Heart Prep students get a very special graduation and a Menlo Park teen does his part to fight the coronavirus. Wednesday, 11:19 AM | 1 comments

Heat wave to last through Thursday
A heat wave will linger through Thursday night, with record-setting temperatures possible, forecasters said. Tuesday, 11:38 AM

New Bay Area Community Resources website launches
A group of Stanford students and faculty volunteers has launched a new website where Bay Area residents can find a broad variety of critical resources. Monday, 1:19 PM

Redesign of Sudden Oak Death Blitz due to coronavirus pandemic
The Sudden Oak Death Blitz, an annual survey of the spread of sudden oak death (SOD) throughout the state, has been redesigned this year due to the coronavirus pandemic and shelter-at-home order. Wednesday, 10:38 AM

Guest opinion: Peninsula Volunteers adapts essential programs for seniors during COVID-19 and beyond
In an op-ed, Peninsula Volunteers CEO Peter Olson writes about how the organization has adapted its programs to continue to serve seniors during the coronavirus pandemic. Sunday, 8:07 AM | 1 comments

Facebook rethinking commitment to fund studies for Dumbarton Rail project


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