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MENLO PARK

Drive-by shooting wounds two in Menlo Park

Gunfire shattered a quiet Sunday morning in Menlo Park along Sevier Avenue around 10 a.m. on Nov. 13. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rick Greenberg, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Canada College professor wins presidential science award

A Canada College engineering professor and a Stanford University science program for low-income high school students...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by educationforall, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 306 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local passes Good Samaritan gift forward

After realizing his leather wallet had slipped out of his pocket during a trip to the Starbucks in Sharon Heights, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1143 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school foundation fundraising in high gear

<I>Submitted by Allison Leupold and Theanne Thomson, co-presidents of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stan Levenson, on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1310 Views

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Wooside Girl Scouts, now seniors, go for the gold

A determined group of high school seniors that has been together in the same Girls Scouts troop since second grade is going...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ruth, on Nov 20, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: $10 million not enough for Alpine Road trail

It's been over 10 years since Stanford University asked Santa Clara County for a permit to build 5 million feet of development...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by janet, on Nov 24, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1259 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: M-A faces Salinas in football playoffs

Menlo-Atherton will get the Central Coast Section semifinals off to an early start when the No. 2-seeded Bears (8-3) play...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Bear Fan, on Nov 25, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

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Maltbie gets $100 an hour as interim manager

A pay rate of $100 per hour, starting Thursday, Dec. 1, will be the full compensation for John Maltbie, the interim county...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 1, 2011 at 6:10 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

MENLO PARK

New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

ATHERTON

Examining impact of new Atherton library

==B Thursday:== The public has a chance to say what should be included in an environmental impact report on the the proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Yes to EIR , on Dec 7, 2011 at 9:43 am | 1 comment | 1220 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist robbed at knifepoint in Menlo Park

A bicyclist pedaling along the Ringwood Avenue pedestrian bridge lost $25 after being confronted by a man brandishing a knife...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1045 Views

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Tonight: Bike commission looks at Facebook EIR

Given the Menlo Park Bicycle Commission's desire to have bicyclists boldly go wherever they may go in the city, it's no surprise...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by bay trail, on Dec 12, 2011 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 2288 Views

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Church opens pop-up store for holidays

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has opened a pop-up store at 846 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park to sell handcrafted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Honore, on Dec 12, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1373 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Charter school would focus on jobs

If you're lucky, as a teen you take a job or an internship that becomes an instructive watershed moment. You think you like...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jim Becker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1789 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board meets on leasing Ladera School site

==B Wednesday:== A decision on starting the bid process for leasing the Ladera School site, which was put off last month...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Boardermom, on Dec 14, 2011 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Norm Colb to retire as head of Menlo School after two decades

Norm Colb, who for two decades has served as head of school at Menlo School in Atherton, will retire in June 2013, he announced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2225 Views

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Vikings return from memorable Orlando trip

PeeWee players with the Menlo-Atherton Vikings were filtering back to area schools this week, impressions of the unforgettable...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1654 Views
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