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Resident raises concern Atherton police officers are flouting mask rules

A local resident says she has witnessed Atherton Police Department officers not wearing face masks while on the job, potentially...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2021
Last comment by Thoughtful, 9 hours ago | 3 comments | 1235 Views


New community center in Belle Haven wins approval

The Menlo Park City Council last night gave the green light for Facebook to move forward with its plans to rebuild the complex...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
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Crime brief: Atherton police respond to weekend burglary

Police reported a burglary on Saturday evening in Atherton. It's the latest in a string of burglaries reported in town since...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 12, 2021 at 3:46 pm | 4 comments | 2276 Views


New East Palo Alto council member calls for more diverse leadership in Sequoia district

East Palo Alto Council member Antonio Lopez is asking the Sequoia Union High School District to hire more diverse leaders...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2577 Views


Holiday Fund: Upward Scholars pivots to ensure adult immigrants stay in college

Since 2010, local nonprofit Upward Scholars has empowered more than 900 students through education, career development support,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2021
Last comment by Linda Prieto, on Jan 5, 2021 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 383 Views


2020: A difficult year that showcased Menlo Park's resilience

In many ways, 2020 was a year made infamous by its relentless awfulness. It threw at us a global pandemic and widespread...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2021
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Eagle-eyed bird-watchers keep 121-year-old tradition despite pandemic

Every year since 1900, birders have braved the winter weather to engage in what's considered to be the longest-running citizen...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2022 Views


Atherton police to hold meeting on recent burglaries, license plate readers

Atherton police are heralding the installation of 21 automated license plate readers in town as a success and are inviting...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Dec 21, 2020 at 7:38 pm | 14 comments | 3617 Views


Two more burglaries in Atherton, lead in theft of $800K worth of jewelry

Two more burglaries have been reported in Atherton, which has seen nine burglaries so far this year. Police also have a lead...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2020
Last comment by Steve_J, on Dec 16, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 5981 Views


Caltrain votes to close Atherton train station in December

Caltrain took the final steps last week to officially shut down train service in Atherton in December. Next month will see...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2020
Last comment by TechStock, on Nov 18, 2020 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 2982 Views


Atherton council passes resolution decrying bills like SB 50

The Atherton City Council approved a resolution on Nov. 4 decrying potential state legislation that could require cities...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2020
Last comment by Tecsi, on Nov 12, 2020 at 9:57 am | 8 comments | 3740 Views


Portola Valley: Mayor Jeff Aalfs, challenger Sarah Wernikoff lead in early results

Portola Valley Mayor Jeff Aalfs and challenger Sarah Wernikoff have taken an early lead on election night, with each holding...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2020
Last comment by Aaliyah Powell, on Nov 12, 2020 at 6:52 am | 3 comments | 2953 Views


In Atherton council race, challenger boasts biggest campaign war chest

Candidates running in this November's Atherton City Council race filed campaign disclosure statements Sept. 24. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Nov 1, 2020 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2832 Views


Atherton council race's top fundraisers are incumbent Wiest, challenger David

In the race for a seat on the Atherton City Council, the top fundraisers were council member Cary Wiest and challenger Christine...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 28, 2020 at 5:21 pm | 2 comments | 2702 Views


Atherton mayor endorses newcomer for council over incumbent

Atherton Mayor Rick DeGolia has endorsed Diana Hawkins-Manuelian, who is challenging incumbents Elizabeth Lewis and Cary...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:37 pm | 6 comments | 971 Views


Meet the four candidates for two Atherton council seats

There are four people vying for two open seats on the Atherton City Council this November, marking the first time in six...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2020
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 19, 2020 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 4735 Views


Three compete for two Menlo Park school board seats

How to safely reopen schools amid the COVID-19 pandemic is among the challenges facing the three candidates running for two...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 6165 Views


Watch the Ravenswood school board candidates discuss top issues

Through videos, get to know this year's candidates for the Ravenswood City School District Board of Trustees and find out...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2020
There are no comments yet. 2015 Views


Students to return to Portola Valley schools

The Portola Valley School District will begin reopening its schools next week. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2020
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Guest opinion: Setting the record straight on Atherton and the fire district

In an Oct. 2 op-ed, Atherton councilmen Mike Lempres and Bill Widmer write about their concerns regarding what they call...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2020
Last comment by Thoughtful, on Oct 5, 2020 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 3606 Views
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