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Trainers should monitor all high school athletes for concussions, grand jury says
High schools in San Mateo County need to take steps to detect concussions in athletes in all sports and use care in determining... Last comment 12 hours ago | 6 comments

Menlo Park woman killed at El Camino crosswalk
A Menlo Park woman was struck by a vehicle and killed June 18 while walking at the intersection of El Camino Real and Alejandra... Last comment 3 hours ago | 43 comments

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"Galway mayor visits"
Galway, Ireland, Mayor Donal Lyons (center) with, from left, Menlo Park council members Peter Ohtaki, Kirsten Keith, Catherine Carlton and Richard Cline (3/10/2015). Mayor Lyons was in Menlo Park in conjuction with a friendship agreement signed by Galway and Menlo Park in 2013. Submitted by Jym Clendenin on Mar 21, 2015

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Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge
Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San Francisco on July 1 to one count of participating in a racketeering conspiracy to solicit campaign contributions in exchange for political favors. Wednesday, 11:41 AM | 3 comments

Atherton: Police give safety tips after attack on runner
Atherton police are offering tips for runners and walkers after a 17-year-old Atherton girl out on a noon-time run was grabbed by a man who tried to rob her. Wednesday, 7:49 AM | 1 comments

Portola Valley: Road, trail improvements draw focus in new budget
Town Hall in Portola Valley is projecting a budget deficit for the coming fiscal year, but it's a year that follows previous years of operating surpluses, and the reserves are healthy, the town manager says. Wednesday, 7:17 AM | 1 comments

Lutticken's owner opens Main & Elm in Redwood City
The owner of Lutticken's in Menlo Park has taken over a Redwood City coffee shop, transforming it into a full restaurant. Wednesday, 9:43 AM

Atherton estate traces 145 years of local history
As the long, long driveway to the home at 151 Laurel St. in Atherton winds back, and back and back, through walls of vegetation, it feels almost as if the decades are winding back with it Wednesday, 7:54 AM

A page from our history
This 1893 photo shows the grand house on Los Trancos Road known as The Hawthorns, home at the time to the Judge James Allen family, according to the Portola Valley history book "Life on the San Andreas Fault" by Nancy Lund and Pamela Gullard. Wednesday, 8:32 AM

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations
Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all children in schools or daycare be immunized. Wednesday, 9:44 PM | 13 comments

Trainers should monitor all high school athletes for concussions, grand jury says
High schools in San Mateo County need to take steps to detect concussions in athletes in all sports and use care in determining when students can return to play, the county's grand jury says. Tuesday, 11:30 AM | 6 comments

Police calls: Jumping-jack soil compactor stolen from unoccupied Menlo Park home
Crime reports from Menlo Park and Woodside. Tuesday, 7:39 AM

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton
The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at the library from June 22 through Aug. 14, Monday through Friday. Tuesday, 7:43 AM | 1 comments

Service on July Fourth for Mark Patrick Hanley, Menlo Park
A memorial service will be held on July Fourth for Mark Patrick Hanley of Menlo Park, who died June 18 after a long battle with cancer. He was 52. Monday, 4:26 PM

Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use
With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice that the Menlo Circus Club is continuing to water the field with above-ground sprinklers, even during the day. Monday, 9:59 AM | 10 comments

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside
Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County Recorder's Office. Monday, 8:38 AM

Menlo Park police focus on Ravenswood Avenue traffic problems

Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Stanford Driving School closes; students stranded

Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage

Whiz kid: At 13, Cameron Jones is already a veteran on the science fair circuit

Menlo Park man sentenced to year in jail for drunken driving

Portola Valley: Independent analysis of aircraft noise is on

Kindles let students read on long school commutes

Menlo Park: Junior League helps girls in tech

Atherton philanthropist Lorey Lokey is honored


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