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Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan
Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for... Last comment 17 hours ago | 12 comments

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors arrested again
Randolph Haldeman, who was arrested last month on allegations of sexually assaulting children and then released on bail,... Last comment on Aug 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm | 9 comments

Saint Frank Coffee and Schmidt family offices open near Menlo Park Caltrain station
Menlo Park is now officially home to the headquarters of the family foundation and office of former Google chairman Eric... Last comment on Aug 22, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 10 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


Spare the Air alert issued for smoggy conditions expected Monday
A combination of expected high temperatures, light winds and vehicle exhaust has prompted Bay Area air district officials to issue a Spare the Air smog alert for Monday. Sunday, 4:19 PM

Home sales for the week of Aug. 19
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Los Altos Hills recorded the highest sale for a five-bedroom home in the Lakeside neighborhood with a professionally tended vineyard and tennis court. Sunday, 8:58 AM

If it's breakfast you want, you can get it at Alice's Restaurant
On the first Wednesday of every month, dedicated pilgrims, from nearby and as far away as San Jose and San Francisco, awaken in the early hours to journey by foot, bike, motorcycle and car to the redwood groves of Sky Londa. Saturday, 9:03 AM

Update: DA's Office reveals more details in Haldeman sexual assault case
More information has been made public about the alleged sexual assaults of children by Randolph Haldeman, including that one of the incidents allegedly occurred in a bathroom at St. Denis Catholic Church in Menlo Park.
Friday, 5:46 PM | 1 comments

State mandates loom, but where will housing be built?
Portola Valley has been struggling to increase the number of affordable housing units within the town limits. Friday, 3:41 PM

Discovering the 'invisible' faces of Filoli
Filoli House and Garden's current exhibition, "Nest: Creating Home," is a multilayered look at the people who have staffed the mansion over the years, as well as the flora and fauna that have called this majestic Woodside estate home. Friday, 10:49 AM

Portola Valley schools sign crossing guard contract
The Portola Valley School District has entered into an agreement with the Woodside Patrol security service to provide crossing guards at its two elementary schools as well as the private Woodside Priory school. Friday, 8:28 AM | 1 comments

Bus service to M-A High School gets easier this school year
SamTrans, the public bus service for San Mateo County, is adding service to Route 81 to make the commute to and from Menlo-Atherton High School easier for students living in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood. Thursday, 3:55 PM

Bay Area: One-cent sales tax for transit could be on 2020 ballot
Bay Area voters may be asked to approve a one-cent sales tax in 2020 that would fund a wide array of transportation projects and improvements across the region. Friday, 11:33 AM | 1 comments

Council votes to cut 165 street parking spots and add bike lanes on Jefferson and Chrysler drives
In order to offer safer passage by bike to Menlo Park's new high school, the City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night (Aug. 20) to remove 165 parking spaces on Jefferson and Chrysler drives and add bike lanes. Wednesday, 2:21 PM | 3 comments

Golden Acorn Award winners announced
The winners of Menlo Park's Golden Acorn Awards are a varied, accomplished group: a community cafe, a cycling fundraiser, a free meal program, a program to cut fresh water use at a golf course, and nonprofit and for-profit developers. Thursday, 11:07 AM

Portola Valley greenlights pursuit of pedestrian, bicyclist safety plan
Portola Valley's public works department received the go-ahead from the Town Council on Aug. 14 to proceed with a plan for a series of safety improvements to make its semi-rural streets and roads safer. Thursday, 8:36 AM | 12 comments

New effort in the works to build trail from Bay to ocean

Local elementary school students return to the classroom this week

Election canceled for Portola Valley school board

Saint Frank Coffee and Schmidt family philanthropic offices open near Caltrain station

Woodside middle school principal moves into superintendent's office


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