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Are you looking for objective information about the state propositions that will appear in the upcoming election?

During this pros and cons presentation, representatives from the League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County will present information to help you make your own decisions.

League of Women Voters Pro/Con presentations:

  • Are unbiased
  • Present opposing points of views on the issues
  • Are designed to give you the information you need to make up your own mind
  • No preregistration is necessary to attend.

The presentation will take place on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Belle Haven Library (413 Ivy Dr.) from 2:30 to 4:00 pm.

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Greg Alden brings a second generation perspective to the Woodside Hotel Group

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Many residents are undoubtedly familiar with  the Stanford Park Hotel. What may surprise them is that the hotel is one of 11  independent luxury hotels owned and/or managed by the Woodside Hotel Group, which was founded locally 46 years ago. Today, the Menlo Park-based company is run by Greg Alden, whose parents first got into […]

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M-A student Elise Kratzer receives Jefferson Award for community service and leadership

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Last week, Elise Kratzer was honored with the prestigious Jefferson Award for community service and leadership. The Jefferson Award has the mission of empowering others to have maximum impact on the things they care about most. Michael Amoroso (Menlo-Atherton High School ASB Teacher), Dr. Streshly (Sequoia Union High School District Superindendent) and Christopher Thomsen (Sequoia […]

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Michele Daschbach Fast remembered on the 7th anniversary of her tragic death

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Two days after the seventh anniversary of the Seal Beach Salon Meritage mass shooting in which Michele Daschbach Fast and seven others were killed, the Annual Michele Daschbach Fast Swim and Paddle was held in Seal Beach, California. The event, organized annually by Michele’s older brother Rooney Daschbach and his wife Claire, is a swim […]

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Two new documentary film series at Menlo Park’s Little House: UNAFF for Seniors and Cinema Conversation and Coffee

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The UNAFF for Seniors documentary special screenings program has made a return to Little House after a few years hiatus, and is joined by a new documentary series “co-curated” by the center’s Program Coordinator Kamilah Najieb-Wachob and community member Judy Adams, who organized the Save the Guild theater petition. Both series will offer documentaries on […]

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Police pursuit results in unique measures by Firefighters to remove a subject from the Dumbarton Rail Bridge

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Menlo Park Firefighters received a request from Menlo Park Police Officers at 11:40 am Monday morning to assist them in removing a male subject from the Dumbarton Rail Bridge over Highway 101. An Engine, Truck, Rescue and Battalion Chief from the Fire District were dispatched as part of a technical rescue response and directed to […]

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Seven individuals and two teams inducted into Menlo-Atherton High School’s Athletic Hall of Fame

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Menlo-Atherton High School held its 10th Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony Saturday night at the Palo Alto Elks Club. Seven individuals and two teams were inducted spanning the years from 1965 through 2011. The mission of the Hall of Fame is to recognize those athletes, coaches, teams, and community service individuals who, through their […]

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Mandala Art Workshop is event at Vallombrosa Center on Oct. 20

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There will be Mandala Art Workshop at the Vallombrosa Center (250 Oak Grove Avenue) in Menlo Park on October 20 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Registration is $40 and includes lunch. A mandala is a symmetrical design composed of circles and squares. Mandalas have been made throughout history by all cultures, and can be thought […]

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Kids have fun at St. Raymond Pumpkin Festival

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St. Raymond School held its annual Pumpkin Festival last Friday and Saturday, and InMenlo contributing photographer Lena Kalotihos stopped by to capture some of the fun. This event is a particularly hit with the young set as these photos attest. Photos by Lena Kalotihos (c) 2018

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Meet Menlo Park City School District Superintendent on Oct. 19

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Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Erik Burmeister invites the community to join him for Sup & Sandwich on Friday, October 19, 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the. Arrillaga Family Recreation Center, 700 Alma St., Menlo Park. Superintendent Burmeister will give a brief state of the district presentation and be available to answer questions about public […]

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Fit Kids presents a morning with historical kinesiologist Ron Jones on Oct. 19

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Fit Kids, a non-profit that provides structured fitness activities to underserved youth through schools and community centers in the Bay Area and beyond, invites the public to learn how to combat health crises facing our youth from historical kinesiologist Ron Jones on Friday, October 19, at 10:00 am at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. […]

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