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Local nonprofits sue the EPA over Cargill salt ponds ruling
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Work starts on closing 'a critical gap' of Bay Trail
Construction has begun on a new segment of the San Francisco Bay Trail in the Ravenswood Preserve near East Palo Alto. Monday, 2:50 PM | 1 comments

Local nonprofits sue the EPA over Cargill salt ponds ruling
A coalition of local nonprofits is suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its head, Andrew Wheeler, over the agency's decision that the Cargill Redwood City Salt Ponds are not subject to the U.S. Clean Water Act. Monday, 8:38 AM | 3 comments

Probation, community service and a fine for Menlo Park parent in college admissions scam
Peter Jan Sartorio of Menlo Park, the first local parent to be sentenced in the nationwide college admissions scam, received the lightest sentence handed down so far from a federal judge on Friday. Saturday, 2:44 PM

Police calls: Wallet with $800 cash stolen in Menlo Park auto burglary
Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Saturday, 8:28 AM

Daisy's Day program provides emergency help to low-income pet owners
Daisy's Day, a veterinary-care program offered by the Palo Alto Humane Society to low-income pet owners, has helped hundreds of animals get the urgent care they need to overcome illness. Friday, 4:12 PM | 1 comments

Home sales for the week of Oct. 7
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Palo Alto recorded the highest sale at $7,020,000 for a five-bedroom, four-level home in Old Palo Alto that includes a professional home theater and billiards room. Sunday, 8:57 AM | 6 comments

Prosecutors challenge psychiatrists' opinion on alleged Skyline killer
Prosecutors are challenging an opinion from two psychiatrists that Malik Dosouqi, the Pacifica resident charged with two murders on Skyline Boulevard in Woodside in June, is not mentally competent to stand trial. Friday, 11:46 AM

Helping creatures in need
Animal welfare is one of many pressing issues in today's world, and while awareness of the need to help familiar creatures like dogs and cats is high, the plight of animals we encounter less often, including horses, is far lower. Friday, 8:15 AM

Portola Valley public schools reopen for classes on Friday
Classes will resume tomorrow (Oct. 11) for Portola Valley Elementary School District schools after today's closure due to the threat of power shutoffs in Portola Valley. Thursday, 4:32 PM

Portola Valley school district to put parcel tax renewal on March ballot
A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that district officials say is necessary to keep current programs afloat. Thursday, 9:40 AM | 1 comments

Supervisors won't restart negotiations with Stanford on campus expansion
Frustrated by its inability to negotiate a deal with Santa Clara County for a significant campus expansion, Stanford University requested Tuesday, Oct. 8, that the county pause its review of the growth plan. Wednesday, 5:14 PM

Community weighs in on likely environmental effects of Facebook's Willow Village
Facebook is beginning its environmental review process for its proposed Willow Village, a massive project with office and commercial space, housing and a hotel east of U.S. 101 in Menlo Park. Wednesday, 11:51 AM

Suspect in 2011 murder of Menlo Park teen to answer charges
A former East Palo Alto man charged with the murder of 19-year-old Cate Fisher of Menlo Park in 2011 was held to answer on all charges in a preliminary hearing on Tuesday in San Mateo County Superior Court. Wednesday, 9:48 AM | 2 comments

Portola Valley woman has court date for felony DUI

Atherton to begin testing license plate readers, security cameras to deter crime

Woodside Planning Commission refines Glens rules changes

Abandoned motorcycle triggers three-hour search near Skyline Boulevard


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