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West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes found in Menlo Park
In response to the discovery of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in ‎Menlo Park on July 29, the San... Last comment 12 hours ago | 12 comments

Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'
The Federal Aviation Administration "clearly knows something has changed dramatically" with regard to local aircraft noise... Last comment 13 hours ago | 18 comments

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"Hillview Fights Cancer!"
Hillview Middle Schoolers make pledges at a Relay for Life event for the American Cancer Society. Funds support research for cancer prevention, treatment, and cures. The students have raised over $24,000! Submitted by Ashley Carlisle on May 16, 2015

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Chowchilla kidnapper, former Atherton resident, to be paroled soon
One of the three men who kidnapped a busload of Chowchilla schoolchildren in 1976 and buried them in a quarry in Livermore for ransom will be paroled soon because Gov. Jerry Brown has let a parole board's ruling stand. Sunday, 9:37 PM

Woodside: Roadside brush fire extinguished along I-280
Firefighters responded to a small roadside brush fire along Interstate 280 in Woodside on Sunday morning (Aug. 2). Sunday, 2:27 PM

West Nile virus: Mosquito fogging tonight in Menlo Park
In response to the discovery of adult mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus in ‎Menlo Park on July 29, the San Mateo County Mosquito & Vector Control District has scheduled an adult mosquito control fogging for the night of Sunday, Aug. 2, in areas of Menlo Park. Sunday, 9:31 AM | 12 comments

Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan to become first-time parents
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are expecting a baby girl, according to an announcement Zuckerberg posted on Facebook Friday. Saturday, 8:20 AM

Monday: Menlo Park: Downtown, El Camino specific plan up for review
The specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor is undergoing its second periodic review since it was adopted in 2012. The process begins Monday night. Friday, 8:21 AM | 1 comments

Election roundup: Two incumbents on Woodside council not running
San Mateo County's candidate roster for town councils and governing boards of school districts and special districts is settling out as the candidate filing period for the fall election draws to a close. Friday, 10:47 AM | 1 comments

One small seed
The mission of nurturing bodies and souls at St. Patrick's Seminary took on an added dimension last year with the launch of a new program based on an old idea: a guild in which Catholic laypeople with common interests work cooperatively in an environment of equality and shared profits. Friday, 7:40 AM | 1 comments

Drought, warm weather increase concerns about West Nile virus
Trapping mosquitoes, testing live chickens, vaccinating horses, unleashing bacteria. All of that is happening in San Mateo County right now in hopes of preventing a deadly outbreak of West Nile virus, the mosquito-borne virus that killed a record 31 people in California last year. Friday, 10:25 AM | 2 comments

Want a sustainable food garden? NanoFarms guild can supply
Interested in having a garden to grow your own vegetables, even though backyard space is limited and the soil depleted? The NanoFarms guild offers a sustainable garden-installation service that customizes the garden according to space restrictions and the customer's preferences in produce. Friday, 10:01 AM

Atherton police invite residents to National Night Out
It should be an old-fashioned night of family fun, including a barbecue, games, face-painting and music, as well as a helicopter landing, in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park on Tuesday, Aug. 4 for the town's second National Night Out. Thursday, 3:16 PM | 2 comments

Air district board OKs $20M for Caltrain electrification project
The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification project expected to greatly reduce emissions and allow for expanded passenger service. Thursday, 9:54 AM | 2 comments

Atherton committee still can't agree on civic-center concept
Atherton's Civic Center Advisory Committee has asked architects to come back for a fourth time with refinements to the conceptual design for the new complex. Thursday, 8:58 AM

All-mail-in ballot election is on for November
The all-mail-in ballot election is on for November in San Mateo County. This pilot project -- being tried in two counties in the state -- needed and now has the support of all jurisdictions in the county having elections this fall. Thursday, 11:49 AM

Labor board rulings lead to deal with firefighters

Third high-level city employee leaving Menlo Park

Menlo Park car-chase incident ends with prison sentence

Eshoo on aircraft noise: FAA knows 'something has changed dramatically'

Longtime local family business moves back to its roots

Drought, warm weather increase concerns about West Nile virus

Atherton resident says neighbor cut down tree without permission

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park


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