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More than 800 new housing units approved in Menlo Park
Facing little alternative due to new state housing laws, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 14, to approve... Last comment on Sep 17, 2021 at 9:25 pm | 6 comments

 
 
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Photo (0363.JPG). Mona & Bob Armistead and Vista Center Board Member, Joivta Honor attended the 35th Annual Vintage Affaire benefiting Vista Center For Blind & Visually Impaired individuals and their families through evaluation, counseling, education and training, to promote Independence & quality of life. Photo (0364.JPG) Many Atherton people incl. Barbara Peyton and Dave & Lynne & Heppberger enjoyed the wine & chiefs tasting reception before the live auction and gourmet dinner Benefit at a lovely Atherton Estate on Saturday, July 15. The benefit is staffed by local volunteers and the has raised over $8 million in the 34 years. vintageaffaire.org Submitted by bobbi bon on Jul 25, 2017

 
 
 
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Update: Missing man with Alzheimer's found
An 69-year-old man went missing Saturday, 8 a.m., and was later found, according to Menlo Park Police Department Saturday, 3:09 PM

Community briefs
In this week's community briefs, County supervisors OK fire safety funds for Wunderlich Park, a flu shot at Hillview Middle School, a fall festival in Portola Valley and more. Saturday, 3:22 PM

Theranos employees were 'sleeping in their cars' in effort to address quality control issues
The examination of former Theranos lab associate Erika Cheung wrapped up in San Jose on Friday in the federal criminal trial against Theranos founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes. Friday, 5:32 PM

In Almanac territory, census shows growth in Asian and multiracial residents, a drop in white and Black populations
The past decade has wrought some significant changes to the demographics of communities in southern San Mateo County. We crunched the new numbers from the 2020 U.S. census to find out how things have changed since 2010. Friday, 9:47 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park: Two arrested in connection with vandalism incidents
Police in Menlo Park on Thursday arrested two suspects in connection with vandalizing several vehicles with BB guns. Friday, 12:43 PM

Newsom signs housing bills that reform single-family zoning
Having survived the recall attempt, the governor has signed two bold housing bills, including one that would reform zoning by allowing up to four dwellings on parcels currently designated for a single home. Friday, 11:28 AM | 2 comments

How Menlo College hit a nearly 100% COVID-19 vaccination rate
Almost all of the 1,000 Menlo College students, staff and faculty are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 after a campaign that spanned four months. Friday, 11:53 AM

Crime briefs: Burglaries in Atherton, Portola Valley
In this week's crime briefs, Atherton police arrest a woman wearing a resident's necklace and jewelry likely taken in Portola Valley burglary. Friday, 11:58 AM

California recall: The 2022 campaign starts now
Gov. Gavin Newsom's robust defeat of the recall gives him a head start in the 2022 gubernatorial election. Thursday, 12:22 PM

More than 800 new housing units approved in Menlo Park
Facing little alternative due to new state housing laws, the Menlo Park City Council voted Tuesday, Sept. 14, to approve more than 800 new housing units on the Bay side of Menlo Park proposed by the developer Greystar. Thursday, 9:42 AM | 6 comments

Measles, mumps and COVID: High school district officials want California to add COVID-19 to vaccinations required of students
Sequoia Union High School District officials are asking the state to require students to get the COVID-19 vaccine in order to attend classes in person. Thursday, 11:29 AM

Former employee says Theranos cherry-picked results from faulty machines
A former lab associate testified in the federal criminal trial against Elizabeth Holmes, founder and CEO of blood testing company Theranos, accusing the company of cherry-picking data to hide serious flaws in its "Edison" machines. Thursday, 11:26 AM

West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes found in Palo Alto, Mountain View
The Santa Clara County Vector Control District will be treating parts of Palo Alto and Mountain View with insecticide after recently detecting West Nile virus-positive mosquitoes in limited areas of the two cities. Wednesday, 4:59 PM

Coronavirus central: Track the latest vaccination and case counts
View maps and charts showing updates on vaccinations, cases, deaths and hospitalizations in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. Wednesday, 11:53 AM | 4 comments

Prosecution, defense spar over Theranos' finances at Holmes trial

Newsom beats back recall effort

State legislation expands independent study option for students, but few are enrolled locally

Swift verdict in John Getreu trial: Guilty of first degree murder

California recall election results 2021: Live updates

Obituaries: A list of local residents who died recently

Decision time: Three ways the California recall election could go

State has paid or approved over $1B in rent, utility payment relief

With recall election on Sept. 14, voters still have more than one way to cast their ballots

District Attorney's investigation of former community college chancellor about to conclude

Community briefs: Backpack donations, county parks survey, Hillview student wins chess honors

37th annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk is back in person — and virtually

 

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