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AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Portola Valley to consider skateboard ramp

An idea that is almost a year old, building a skateboard ramp in Portola Valley, could advance significantly on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 25, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 1566 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park staff asks for $500,000 boost to city hall renovation budget

Earlier this year, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to budget $300,000 for capital improvements to city hall. Now, in Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conscience, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1057 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 965 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook offer to fund police officer in Bell Haven

Almanac - have you heard about this? Is it true? Can you provide some info. Thanks...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 3, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 253 Views

MENLO PARK

Jesse Jackson challenges M-A students

Grandfathers may recognize the situation that faced the Rev. Jesse Jackson on Feb. 20 as he took the stage at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by MA Grad, on Mar 1, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Two arrested in probe of burglaries, thefts

A 29-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were arrested Monday (March 3) in connection with several burglaries and thefts...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 4, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Menlo Park council considers Facebook's offer to fund police officer

When the new Belle Haven substation opens this spring, it may come with a larger police staff than expected for at least...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Just say NO, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district puts bond measure on ballot

Voters in the June 3 election face a decision on whether to approve a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by great bargain, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 219 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over car crash

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 687 Views

MENLO PARK

City, developers comment on proposed initiative

Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Be Rational , on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 289 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 867 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook sous chef dies at 31

Ezekiel Duru, a Menlo Park resident and the executive sous chef at Facebook, died Feb. 20 at the age of 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1714 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2524 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artisan Shop has new home at Allied Arts Guild

The Artisan Shop, which first opened at Allied Arts Guild in 2006, has a sunny new location. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mrs. Teddy Heinrich, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2558 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park commission evaluates housing plan

Menlo Park is nearing the finish line for the city's second housing plan update in two years, which will set down guidelines...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1602 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Study: the downside of too much homework

A survey of more than 4,000 students from ten high-performing high schools showed that excessive homework produces unhealthy...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by WP, on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 3239 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: African Children's Choir performs at Ladera church

A free concert of African songs is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, March 2, at the Ladera Community Church, United Church of Christ,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 11, 2014 at 8:29 am | 1 comment | 226 Views

SPORTS

Memorial service for David Paul Tinsley

A memorial service will be held Friday, May 29, for David Paul Tinsley, who was born and raised in Menlo Park and graduated...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by James W. Keyes, on Mar 12, 2014 at 10:17 am | 1 comment | 120 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Play ball at new Ford Field in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Ford Field has hosted countless Little League games and community events since its construction more than...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bob Wenger, on Mar 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 482 Views

OTHER TOPICS

On horseback, he has done it all

Horses have had a remarkable influence on the second half of Woodside resident Don Pugh's life. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2014
Last comment by Ken Pugh, on Mar 15, 2014 at 6:23 am | 1 comment | 209 Views
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