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Rethinking the College Arms Race: What Do Companies REALLY Want?
The M-A Parent Education Series presents, "What Do Companies REALLY Want?" We... Last comment 7 hours ago | 6 comments

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799
A recently released report from the Menlo Park Fire Protection district shows 12 people, including its chief, had total compensation... Last comment 1 hour ago | 113 comments

Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances
The Menlo Park City Council took a number of steps Tuesday night to deal with the issue of how the city will treat undocumented... Last comment 10 hours ago | 51 comments

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward
Who knew that a proposal to add some white paint on some roads could induce at least 20 people to wait through hours of... Last comment 3 hours ago | 18 comments

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U.S. judge blocks Trump's order on 'sanctuary cities'
A federal judge in San Francisco on Tuesday (April 25) blocked an executive order by President Donald Trump that threatened to deny federal funding to so-called "sanctuary" cities and counties. Tuesday, 3:44 PM | 1 comments

SF, Peninsula officials urge feds to OK Caltrain funds
San Francisco and Peninsula elected officials on Monday called on the Trump administration to approve federal funding for a Caltrain electrification project that is expected to add capacity to the busy transit corridor.
Tuesday, 4:08 PM

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Atherton, Menlo Park
This information is from the Menlo Park and Atherton police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Tuesday, 2:33 PM

Atherton: Worker rescued after fall at home construction site
A worker on a home construction site, who was injured after falling 15 to 18 feet into a basement area at the site, was rescued by firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District shortly after noon on April 21. Tuesday, 11:24 AM | 2 comments

Transportation commission posts vital data online
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission has expanded its Vital Signs website to including Bay Area data on such vital topics as housing affordability, poverty rates and life expectancy. Tuesday, 6:06 PM

Woodside town hall: Eshoo goes after Trump on tax-return secrecy
President Donald Trump's tax returns and his refusal to release them was topic No. 1 for Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, who took questions for about two hours Saturday, April 22, during a town-hall-style meeting in a gymnasium at Canada College in Woodside. Tuesday, 1:37 PM

Menlo Park: Chelsea Clinton draws large crowd at Kepler's
Chelsea Clinton, former First Daughter and the closest person to date to earning the title from both parents, came to Kepler's Books in Menlo Park on April 18 to promote her own work and to sign copies of her book, "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!" Tuesday, 11:41 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park: Kepler's joins Facebook's Small Business Council
Kepler's Books announced it has been selected to join Facebook's 2017 U.S. Small Business Council. Tuesday, 11:20 AM

Tonight: Woodside council could authorize bike lane project on the Alameda
A green-painted bike lane is coming to a section of southbound Alameda de las Pulgas that has been vexing for some cyclists: the fifth of a mile between Fernside Street and Woodside Road alongside the eastern border of the Menlo Country Club. Tuesday, 11:57 AM

Atherton seeks volunteers for town committees
Friday, April 28, is the deadline to apply for open positions on Atherton town committees. Monday, 11:34 AM

Menlo Park: Vets help train service dogs
Puppies and vets -- not the doggie doctor type -- gathered Saturday (April 22) on the Menlo Park Veterans Affairs campus on Willow Road for a luncheon to welcome two new canine trainees to the site's Warrior Canine Connection program. Monday, 11:48 AM

Menlo Park council appoints 10 to city commissions
The Menlo Park City Council has filled four city commission and committee seats and reappointed six commissioners. Monday, 8:26 AM

Woodside High School Foundation holds spring auction
The Woodside High School Foundation is holding a fundraising auction online April 22-27 and a spring auction event at the Palo Alto Hills Golf and Country Club on Saturday, April 29.
Tuesday, 11:21 AM

Karen Peterson named to Woodside High Hall of Fame
Woodside High School will honor alumnus and longtime volunteer Karen Peterson, inducting her into the school's Hall of Fame at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26, at the Performing Arts Center at 100 Churchill Ave. in unincorporated Woodside. Thursday, 4:05 PM | 3 comments

VIDEO: Rep. Anna Eshoo
On this week's "Behind the Headlines," Rep. Anna Eshoo joins Palo Alto Weekly Publisher Bill Johnson, Editor Jocelyn Dong and Staff Writer Sue Dremann to discuss issues from aircraft noise and Caltrain electrification to the political climate in Washington. Monday, 10:19 AM

Menlo Park: Earth Day celebration at Bedwell Bayfront Park
Earth Day in Menlo Park was celebrated on Saturday at Bedwell Bayfront Park with face painting, a food truck, a volunteer service project and more. Monday, 12:01 PM

Menlo Park: New east-west bike route trial moves forward
The Menlo Park City Council heard more than an hour's worth of contentious public comments stretching into the wee hours of Wednesday, April 19, before deciding shortly after 1 a.m. to move forward with an existing schedule for an east-west bike route in town. Thursday, 2:02 PM | 18 comments

Woodside: Old La Honda Road to close Monday - Wednesday during daylight hours
Daytime traffic on Old La Honda Road will be interrupted for three days -- Monday, April 24, through Wednesday, April 26 -- so crews can begin three weeks of repair work on storm drains at three sites on the road. Friday, 8:12 AM

Atherton approves fire services study
Atherton's City Council has given the go-ahead to a study of fire services in town, something that has soured the relationship between the town and Menlo Park Fire Protection District since it was first proposed in September. Thursday, 12:58 PM | 24 comments

Menlo Park school district considers fee-based preschool program

Woodside: New residential complex may force widening of Mountain Wood Lane

Menlo Park burglary: Man, 21, faces up to 11 years in prison

Sunday in Woodside: Ribbon-cutting for restored riding arena at Wunderlich Park

Man killed in RV fire is identified

Local impacts of sea-level rise: comment sought on report

Menlo Park council shows support for 'sanctuary' ordinances

Woodside seeks residents' help to re-examine town ethics code

Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799

Woodside: Food-to-go outlet planned for Alice's Restaurant


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