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Stabbing victim's death sends shock waves through community

Those who knew Kathy Hughes Anderson are reeling in shock following the news that the former Atherton town arborist and 62-year-old...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2018
Last comment by Just the Facts, on Dec 18, 2018 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 12487 Views

ATHERTON

Avoiding a Paradise lost

Good Morning Atherton Town Council, Atherton Town Manager, Atherton Police Department Chief, Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 17, 2018
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OTHER TOPICS

New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 16, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 49 comments | 6338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Caltrain to hold public meeting on electrification

Caltrain will host a meeting on Monday, Dec. 17, in Atherton to discuss the construction project that will electrify the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 16, 2018 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 2045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton tops most expensive real estate list

For the second year in a row, Atherton topped the list for most expensive residential real estate in the country, according...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 15, 2018 at 2:59 pm | 37 comments | 4243 Views

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BioCellection, co-founder win Pritzker Environmental prize

Entrepreneur Miranda Wang and BioCellection, the Menlo Park-based company she co-founded, have been named the winners of...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by Beth, on Dec 14, 2018 at 7:28 pm | 2 comments | 2796 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police investigating possible homicide

Menlo Park police are investigating a possible homicide after a woman was found dead in a house in the 900 block of Valparaiso...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2018 at 9:56 am | 10 comments | 7152 Views

ATHERTON

Local author cooks up easy entertaining

Skylonda resident Erin Gleeson's three "The Forest Feast" vegetarian cookbooks are known around the world -- more than 250,000...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2018
Last comment by BerangariaM, on Dec 14, 2018 at 4:31 am | 1 comment | 2005 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council race: Why did incumbents lose?

Four years ago, Menlo Park City Council members Peter Ohtaki and Kirsten Keith received the most votes citywide compared...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by urban legend, on Dec 13, 2018 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 3596 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New council members take dais

At a rare standing room-only meeting in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers Tuesday, Dec. 11, the powers of the council...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Dec 12, 2018 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 2526 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council discusses wildfire prevention

The Woodside Town Council will discuss wildfire prevention tonight (Dec. 11) in light of the devastating wildfires in Northern...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2018
Last comment by awatkins, on Dec 12, 2018 at 1:21 pm | 6 comments | 815 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Instagram headquarters deemed safe after bomb threat

A building owned by Facebook, located at 200 Jefferson Drive in Menlo Park, has been deemed safe after it was evacuated due...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 12, 2018 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 2595 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man rescued from fires pleads guilty to arson

A Menlo Park man rescued from one of two fires he started in Palo Alto last month pleaded guilty to all charges on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by legal eagle, on Dec 12, 2018 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2168 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

Upward Scholars provides financial and academic support to low-income adults so they can continue their education in community...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jonathan Fu, on Dec 12, 2018 at 9:18 am | 6 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Woodside treasure

The Fleishhacker estate in Woodside, recently revealed to be on the market for an unnamed price that local real estate agents...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Calypso41, on Dec 10, 2018 at 9:18 pm | 2 comments | 3100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime aging expert, now 88, heeds his own advice

At 88 years old, aging expert and retired Stanford University professor Walter Bortz is personally experiencing some of the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2018
Last comment by Dave Ross, on Dec 10, 2018 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 3546 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars offers 'life-changing' educational help

Nine months ago, Upward Scholars student Isabel Guerra earned her living cleaning other people's houses. Now, she's an administrative...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 10, 2018 at 11:15 am | 2 comments | 295 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park soccer team advances to AYSO Section 2 tournament

The Menlo Park U12 Red Bull boys soccer team advanced to this weekend's AYSO Section 2 tournament in Foster City by winning...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2018
Last comment by Soccer fan, on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 670 Views

AROUND TOWN

County officials certify results for local elections

San Mateo County election officials released the certified results for the Nov. 6 election on Thursday, Dec. 6. And given...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 8, 2018 at 8:13 pm | 6 comments | 1587 Views

MENLO PARK

Cyclist injured in hit-and-run at Alpine Road and I-280

A Palo Alto man riding his bicycle on Alpine Road on Nov. 18 was sent to the hospital with head injuries when someone driving...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2018
Last comment by Advice for the other guy, on Dec 7, 2018 at 1:58 pm | 28 comments | 4162 Views
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