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Elected leaders celebrate start of Caltrain electrification project
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Menlo Park: City could help pay for Uber, Lyft rides
The city of Menlo Park is looking at the idea of subsidizing Uber and Lyft rides for local residents as a way to reduce parking congestion downtown. Monday, 11:36 AM | 6 comments

Elected leaders mark start of Caltrain electrification project
Gov. Jerry Brown and other elected leaders were at the Millbrae Caltrain station Friday to celebrate the beginning of a project to electrify a large portion of Caltrain service within the next four years. Sunday, 11:17 PM | 9 comments

Portola Valley: Faulty electric bike charger caused garage fire, firefighters say
A malfunctioning battery charger for electric bicycles was the cause of a structure fire on Saturday afternoon, July 22, in a garage at 395 Golden Hills Drive in Portola Valley, according to firefighters from the Woodside Fire Protection District. Monday, 10:40 AM | 1 comments

Valley Presbyterian finds pastor after year-long search
The Rev. Jenny Warner has been selected to assume the role of lead pastor of the Valley Presbyterian Church after a search process of more than a year. Sunday, 10:56 PM

Atherton teen is delegate to diabetes research event
Carter Mosher, a 17-year-old from Atherton, will be a delegate to an organization that supports research on Type 1 diabetes this summer. Sunday, 11:46 PM

Facebook launches weekly produce truck in Menlo Park, East Palo Alto
Facebook is sponsoring a produce truck that will travel to locations in East Palo Alto and Belle Haven, and sell subsidized produce, starting Sunday, July 23, between 10 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. Friday, 11:57 AM

Menlo Park council expands Housing Commission
The Menlo Park Housing Commission, which advises the City Council on housing-related issues, has been expanded to seven members with the appointment of two new commissioners. Thursday, 8:35 PM | 2 comments

Woodside: Rollover accident at Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads
A collision involving two vehicles, one of which rolled over, drew medics from the Woodside Fire Protection District to the intersection of Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads Friday morning, July 21. Friday, 11:49 AM | 3 comments

Atherton issues annual report for town
Atherton has released its first annual report highlighting accomplishments during the 2016-17 fiscal year which ended June 30. Sunday, 10:43 PM | 1 comments

Walking your way through history
In celebration of the San Mateo County History Museum's "Victorian Days at the Old Courthouse," free walking tours, of one to two hours, will be held at various locations, including Woodside and Menlo Park, this summer. Thursday, 1:19 PM

Menlo Park council accepts Arrillaga offer to help rebuild main library in Civic Center
Plans to rebuild the main Menlo Park library may become reality more quickly than anyone thought. Thursday, 11:20 AM | 4 comments

Atherton puts parcel tax renewal on November ballot
Atherton's City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to put a three-year renewal of the town's parcel tax, which costs the average homeowner $750 a year, on the Nov. 7 ballot.
Thursday, 11:41 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park council authorizes up to $6.7 million for affordable housing project
A proposal by the nonprofit housing developer MidPen Housing to redevelop the 1300 block of Willow Road into a 141-unit affordable housing complex got a funding jumpstart July 18. Thursday, 8:50 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park pastor pleads not guilty to charges of sexually assaulting minors
A Menlo Park pastor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to multiple sex assault charges involving teenage girls. Thursday, 8:22 AM

Peninsula Bridge students build apps as part of computer science boot camp
The nonprofit Peninsula Bridge, which runs a number of programs to help local students from lower-income families succeed in high school and college, is partnering with Amazon Web Services this summer to conduct a two-week computer science boot camp for its students. Wednesday, 12:46 PM

Menlo Park: Steel worker injured at Facebook construction site

Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

County sues fossil fuel industry for causing climate change

Woodside: Long-awaited Village Bakery & Cafe opens Monday

Winners of 2017 Almanac Readers' Choice Awards named

County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

Three rescued after boat capsizes near Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park: Commission can't assemble quorum to consider eight-story biotech building


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