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MENLO PARK

Police calls: Blank checks stolen from Menlo Park mailboxes

Two Menlo Park residents told police that blank checks had been stolen from their mailboxes and then used for forgery. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2761 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Toastmasters - Award Winning Club Open House

Menlo Park Toastmasters is an award winning club - it has won local public speaking contests and for the last 3 years has...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2760 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion by former MP councilman Steve Schmidt: Time to support Dumbarton Rail

On March 14, 2007, Mayor Kelly Fergusson and City Council member Heyward Robinson held the first Green Cities Task Force...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Al Neiman, on Jul 14, 2007 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 2760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2760 Views

ATHERTON

Judge OKs release of report on Atherton's fired finance chief

The investigator's report that led to Atherton Finance Director John Johns being fired must be released to the public, San...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2759 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by The plot thickens, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:22 am | 5 comments | 2759 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 2757 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV woman suffers minor injury in shooting

A young woman suffered a minor injury when she accidentally shot herself in the arm at her Portola Valley home Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 2757 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

5 Ways to Encourage Open-mindedness in our Kids this Holiday Season

“The mind that opens to a new idea never returns to its original size.” -- Albert Einstein December is a great time...

Original post made by Kristin Quintana on Dec. 5, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2756 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Movie Special Effects Show at the Atherton Library

from DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library: Monday, July 16, 2007 at 4:00 PM, Mad Science will present a movie special...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Daycare center opponents appeal county's decision

Opponents of a plan to open a 24-child daycare center in a residential area of West Menlo Park say they are already in the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Feb 27, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 2755 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 2754 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 2753 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents denied appeal to change school districts

Woodside residents who wanted to have their two streets on the edge of Menlo Park and Redwood City transferred from the Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Trip, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 43 comments | 2753 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2751 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Owner challenges Menlo Park dog-bite lawsuit

A dog rescue organization and a German shepherd owner named in a lawsuit filed over an alleged Menlo Park dog park biting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MAHS presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival

Menlo Atherton High School presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival on Saturday, February 24 from noon to 4...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Feb. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2749 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Preparing for disaster in La Honda

Larry Whitney (chief@lahondafire.org) of the La Honda Fire Department sent the Almanac this notice Feb. 20: On February...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 20, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

A Veteran Baker and Devoted Father

I am witing the Menlo Park community to inform them of a pending triple bypass open heart operation for my father Gerald...

Original post made by Michele Page on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christine Backeroff, on May 1, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 7 comments | 2749 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers FC Tryouts Announced

MP Strikers FC, a competitive local soccer club, invites all girls and boys in age groups U8-U12 interested in playing competitive...

Original post made by Jeanine Morgan on Nov. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2748 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,231 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
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By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,499 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 490 views

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