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Grand jury: Measles epidemic risk low in San Mateo County, but could be lower

The threat of a measles epidemic has been drastically reduced since a vaccine for the illness was introduced in 1963, but...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Randy, 1 hour ago | 2 comments | 371 Views

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San Mateo County property values reach record highs

San Mateo County's property assessment roll increased for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year of upward movement. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 4 hours ago | 6 comments | 1400 Views

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State Sen. Hill holds bill that would lessen secrecy exemptions for clergy who hear reports of child abuse

Following religious opposition, local State Sen. Jerry Hill opted last week to hold a bill that would end an exemption that...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by whatever, 9 hours ago | 1 comment | 531 Views

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Aurora Singers and Chorale Assou-L├ęzert to perform 'Together En Chansons' July 21

It's been said that music transcends language. The 18-year relationship between the Palo Alto-based Aurora Singers and French...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
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Atherton: City Council to discuss options for easing traffic in town

Traffic mitigation and a proposal for new police body cameras are among the items on tonight's (July 17) Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 17, 2019 at 4:18 pm | 3 comments | 703 Views

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ICE put on notice by federal court, no Bay Area raids occur

After the American Civil Liberties Union took U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by American civil liberties, on Jul 16, 2019 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 873 Views

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Menlo Park: new assistant community development director named

Chuck Andrews, a senior building inspector working with the city of Menlo Park, has been promoted to become the city's assistant...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
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Menlo Park: Housing proposal on Independence Drive moves forward

A proposal to build 105 apartments and less than 1,000 square feet of commercial space at 111 Independence Drive on the Bay...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2019
Last comment by Not Enough Parking, on Jul 12, 2019 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 1918 Views

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USGS kicks off move from Menlo Park to Moffett Field

Laying the groundwork for a new epicenter for research, the U.S. Geological Survey this week formally kicked off plans to...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2019
Last comment by Jim VanPernis, on Jul 11, 2019 at 8:40 pm | 6 comments | 1967 Views

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Portola Valley school district's budget sound, but $1.2 million in cuts may come if parcel tax isn't renewed

The Portola Valley School District's budget remains healthy, but the district will need to make over $1 million in budget...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jul 9, 2019 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 983 Views

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Josh Becker endorsed by governor for state Senate

Josh Becker, a Menlo Park resident running for California state Senate in District 13 next year, has landed an endorsement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2019
Last comment by Thomas Paine, on Jul 9, 2019 at 11:37 am | 10 comments | 2580 Views

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Menlo Park: Survey suggests details of possible development on Bay's salt flats

A recent survey sent to certain Menlo Park residents floated the possibility of a development project on a 1,400-acre wetland...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2019
Last comment by Carolyn Chaney, on Jul 6, 2019 at 2:58 pm | 19 comments | 2557 Views

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Menlo Park: Officials 'cautiously optimistic' about girl who nearly drowned in Burgess Pool

A 13-year-old girl who was rushed to the hospital after collapsing in Menlo Park's Burgess Pool following a swimming meet...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2019
Last comment by Jessica Black, on Jul 6, 2019 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

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Two Woodside friends brave six-day race in Moroccan Desert

"Brutal." That's how Joel Butler describes one of the toughest races in the world -- a six-day footrace roughly equivalent...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2019
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Jul 5, 2019 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

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San Mateo County questions terms of Stanford's $4.7B offer

Stanford announced Monday an offer to Santa Clara County to commit $4.7 billion toward local housing, transportation and...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2019
Last comment by Question , on Jun 29, 2019 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2742 Views

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Menlo Park: Council signs off on $160K contract for Belle Haven Library designs

Efforts to build a new Belle Haven Library moved forward on June 18 after the Menlo Park City Council unanimously approved...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2019
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 27, 2019 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

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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...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Richard, on Jun 25, 2019 at 5:32 pm | 2 comments | 1198 Views

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Dance floor therapy

This spring, the Rosener House in Menlo Park launched an experimental therapeutic tango program aimed at improving cognition,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Jun 24, 2019 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1700 Views

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Update: Skyline suspect charged with two murders

The San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has filed two murder charges and five other felony counts against Pacifica...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2019
Last comment by laughing, on Jun 24, 2019 at 11:11 am | 10 comments | 3022 Views

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Ex-Stanford sailing coach who accepted nearly $800K in bribes through college admissions scam sentenced

Stanford University's former head sailing coach John Vandemoer became the first person to be sentenced in the college admissions...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2019
Last comment by leland, on Jun 21, 2019 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1485 Views
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