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Menlo Park school district financially stable, but salaries, benefits continue to outpace revenues
Expenditures continue to outpace revenues for the Menlo Park City School District, but the district will remain financially... Last comment on Jun 24, 2019 at 2:46 pm | 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. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
 
 
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Atherton chemist, a co-developer of the birth control pill, dies at 102
Atherton resident George Rosenkranz, renowned in his field for his work in developing the birth control pill, died on Sunday, June 23, at age 102. Tuesday, 11:56 AM

Longtime Oak Knoll teacher enters her 'next phase'
After more than three decades of teaching -- with nearly 24 years spent in Menlo Park -- Oak Knoll School teacher Renee Lavezzo is retiring. Monday, 5:36 PM | 1 comments

Skyline murder suspect declines to enter plea, asks for time
Malik Dosouqi, the suspect in two separate homicides on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on July 17 and 18, declined to enter a plea at his arraignment in San Mateo County Superior Court on June 24. Monday, 4:38 PM

Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission
A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission voted 3-2 not to approve the hotel and to continue further discussion of the matter to its next meeting. Tuesday, 11:51 AM | 7 comments

County transportation authority launches new strategic plan process
The San Mateo County Transportation Authority is working on a new plan to guide the authority's procedures and spending plans for its Measure A and Measure W dollars from 2020 through 2024. Tuesday, 8:41 AM

Woodside coalition raising $200K to replace equestrian bridge
A coalition of horse lovers is joining the town of Woodside to build a bridge that will replace a section of a popular equestrian trail along Bear Gulch Creek that was washed out in 2017. Monday, 8:34 AM | 1 comments

Dance floor therapy
This spring, the Rosener House in Menlo Park launched an experimental therapeutic tango program aimed at improving cognition, gait and balance in participants with Alzheimer's disease. It's proving to be a mood-booster, too. Sunday, 10:08 PM | 1 comments

East Palo Alto to add affordable homes, new transit connections with $20M grant
An East Palo Alto coalition will receive $20 million to add additional affordable housing units at Light Tree Apartments and expand transit services that reduce greenhouse-gas emissions, a state committee announced on Friday. Saturday, 1:33 PM

Kiwanis boosts scholarship fund; eight students benefit
Eight outstanding Menlo-Atherton High School seniors received scholarships from the Menlo Park Kiwanis Club this year. Sunday, 2:26 PM

Home sales for the week of June 17
Homes Sales is a complete list of residential real estate transactions reported on the Midpeninsula this week. Sunday, 6:43 AM

Atherton Police Activities League awards four $5,000 scholarships
The Atherton Police Activities League (PAL) has awarded scholarships to be used toward college to four 2019 high school graduates. Tuesday, 11:28 AM

Portola Valley plans street resurfacing this summer
Portola Valley will begin a street resurfacing program on 17 streets on Monday (June 24) that will continue until Aug. 9. Sunday, 10:08 PM

Menlo Park school district financially stable, but salaries, benefits continue to outpace revenues

Woodside Fire training teaches response to any disaster

Menlo Park: Electric vehicles a no-go for police department, for now

Facebook hosts series of free festivals

Update: Skyline suspect charged with two murders

County aiming to avoid Election Day backups with new equipment, more staff

Selby Lane School celebrates library renovation

 

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