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Menlo Park: Minimum wage ordinance approved
Starting on Jan. 1, workers in Menlo Park must be paid a minimum of $15 an hour, following a 4-0-1 vote on Sept. 10 by the... Last comment on Sep 13, 2019 at 2:16 pm | 34 comments

Woodside Planning Commission declines permit for equestrian bridge
The Woodside Planning Commission gave a nudge to town traditions Sept. 4 by declining to approve a conditional use permit... Last comment on Sep 12, 2019 at 10:26 pm | 21 comments

Atherton to begin exploring gas-powered leaf blower restrictions
After a study session debate about whether Atherton town staff has the time to explore limiting leaf blower use in town,... Last comment on Sep 12, 2019 at 5:29 pm | 10 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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High school parent education series starts Sept. 19
The Parent Education Series will kick off its annual expert presentations and panel discussions, which take place at local high schools, with a discussion on the transition from high school to college. Sunday, 8:56 AM

Home sales for the week of Sept. 9
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Menlo Park recorded the highest sale at $9,950,000 for a newly constructed six-bedroom modern home with expansive views of San Francisco Bay. Saturday, 8:49 AM

Trump won't be coming to Atherton after all, police chief says
Atherton will not be the destination of President Donald Trump as he makes his political fundraising visit to the Bay Area next week, Atherton Police Chief Steve McCulley said today. Friday, 3:28 PM | 10 comments

Mutts take the spotlight. And who can complain?
Fremont Park could have been christened Muttville Menlo Park on Sunday, Sept. 8, as canines big and small converged to take a shot at fame during the first annual Mutt Strutt Super Heroes Dog Show. Friday, 5:30 PM | 1 comments

Enrollment up slightly at M-A, Woodside high schools
When Sequoia Union High School District students returned to school last month, they were met with new teachers, classes and facilities, including the just-opened TIDE Academy in Menlo Park. Thursday, 3:41 PM | 2 comments

Stanford's Michele Barry to speak on the climate impact of megacities
When it comes to the climate crisis, are massive "megacities" part of the problem, or part of the solution? According to Stanford University medical professor Dr. Michelle Barry, the answer is both. Friday, 10:36 AM

A hot spot of hospitality
On a recent Sunday morning, hundreds of visitors flocked to the same destination: Alice's Restaurant. The scene wasn't unique to this particular Sunday. For decades now, it has happened all weekend, every weekend. Thursday, 11:14 AM | 1 comments

Interested in school board seat? Application deadline is Sept. 16
The deadline to apply for appointment to a seat on the Menlo Park City School District Board of Trustees is 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16. Wednesday, 9:10 PM | 1 comments

Police calls: Six laptops stolen from Woodside Priory school
Crime reports from Atherton, Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and West Menlo Park. Thursday, 9:33 AM

Minimum wage ordinance approved
Starting on Jan. 1, workers in Menlo Park must be paid a minimum of $15 an hour, following a 4-0-1 vote on Sept. 10 by the Menlo Park City Council to enact a citywide minimum wage ordinance. Wednesday, 11:58 AM | 34 comments

Atherton to begin exploring gas-powered leaf blower restrictions
After a study session debate about whether Atherton town staff has the time to explore limiting leaf blower use in town, council members asked staff to estimate the amount of time it would take to look into the topic. Wednesday, 9:31 AM | 10 comments

Third straight Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

Uneven Ground Part II: Navigating food deserts and swamps

Art and community among the redwoods

Menlo Park man accused of sexual assault of minors pleads not guilty, remains in custody

DA's Office investigating former community college chancellor

Open space district opens new Oljon Trail at El Corte de Madera Creek Preserve

Woodside Planning Commission denies permit for equestrian bridge

 

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