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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by bob, on Mar 26, 2013 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 2345 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula Bridge graduate wins award

Ruby Moreno, a freshman at Stanford University and alumna of the Peninsula Bridge Program, is the first winner of the Bill's...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board OKs firing of special education director

The school board approved the removal of the Menlo Park City School District's director of special education from her job...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Damage control, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:03 am | 5 comments | 2540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Continually Appalled, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cafe Zoe hosts student exhibit

Cafe Zoe, a popular hub for caffeine- and community-loving locals, has added another dimension to its offerings of international...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 25, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1098 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires investigator to review gymnastics program

Menlo Park has hired an independent investigator to review the city's gymnastics program, multiple sources told the Almanac...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by Erin Glanville, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 10 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

New suit claims high-speed-rail officials 'misled' public

Just weeks after California's high-speed rail project withstood a court challenge from a group of Peninsula cities, the agency...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 23, 2013 at 6:41 pm | 40 comments | 2244 Views

ATHERTON

[VIDEO] Atherton Council Mar 2013 Regular Meeting

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT MAR 20, 2013 REGULAR MEETING VIDEO BROADCAST The...

Original post made by APOA on Mar. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 883 Views

WOODSIDE

American made: Woodside's Adolph Rosekrans restores farming implements from the days of the horse-drawn plow

It requires a leap of imagination to visualize it now, but there was a time when growing crops commercially in the United...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Borut Prah, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2314 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Sister City Program

Nowadays news about international events fills our airwaves and newspapers nearly 24/7. One way to help connect both individuals...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Mar. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1044 Views

MENLO PARK

Police bust duo in connection with gun arsenal

East Palo Alto and Menlo Park police have arrested two men in connection with a gun arsenal in Redwood City, Officer Veronica...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Rational Gun Guy, on Mar 23, 2013 at 9:26 am | 8 comments | 1055 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 2197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas Fun Run, April 27th

LAS LOMITAS EDUCATION FOUNDATION FUN RUN 2013 You and your entire family are invited to join the Las Lomitas Education Foundationís...

Original post made by Las Lomitas Education Foundation on Mar. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodell countersued in cellphone caper

Well, now the shoe's on the other foot: First John Woodell sued two people for defamation. Now one, Chuck Bernstein, has...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Critic, on Mar 22, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 768 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP stops wrong-way driver on I-280

About 15 miles of Interstate 280 was not a movie set Thursday morning some minutes after 4:30 a.m., when officers from the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Early morning commuter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 968 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood district seek new superintendent

A search firm is seeking a replacement for Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Maria De La Vega, who has announced...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by MPCSD employee, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 774 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside shifts focus in road-repair program

Residents of Old La Honda Road have long successfully lobbied Town Hall for money to address dangerous conditions of their...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by jimmae, on Mar 22, 2013 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 1238 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

GAIS is at it again

The profit making "non profit" GAIS school has applied for another use permit revision. It seeks to place three so-called...

Original post made by X. Lieu on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 21, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 38 comments | 3427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Traffic enforcement in Menlo Park

Today is not the day to be chatting on a cellphone while driving -- not that any day is -- but on Wednesday (March 20), a...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 21, 2013 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1409 Views
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David's Tea: now open in downtown Palo Alto
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Anglo Menlo Park
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Council election, and then some.
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