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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Polls open for school parcel tax voters

Tuesday, March 7, is Election Day in the Menlo Park City School District. Voters will decide whether to approve an annual...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ed Rollins, on Mar 7, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 27 comments | 2182 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sidewalk work on Santa Cruz Avenue begins

Construction has begun on long-awaited sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue bewtween Olive Street and San Mateo Drive in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2017
Last comment by M Betsock, on Mar 7, 2017 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

SPORTS

Girls wrestling: Wilson attracts crowd to help M-A win section title

CCS girls wrestling: Chelsea Wilson and Folashade Akinola won their respective weight classes and Abby Erickson was a runner-up,...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by , on Mar 6, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 751 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver dead after single-vehicle crash

A man died early Saturday morning (March 4) when a vehicle he was driving left the eastbound lanes of Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by Shellykay, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 4538 Views

SPORTS

Girls' soccer: Woodside High wins CCS co-championship

The Woodside High varsity girls' soccer team will share the Central Coast Section Division 1 championship with Santa Clara...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by RWC WHS mom, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 936 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 16 comments | 1537 Views

MENLO PARK

Proposed law could halve fines for right-turn-on-red violations

Frank Viggiano of Palo Alto was recently slapped with a $490 fine when a red-light camera caught him turning right at a red...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:07 am | 29 comments | 2896 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Not-so-presidedntial Obama Worrisome

A resident of Sunnyvale Two very desirable and indeed necessary qualities for any president of the United States are wisdom...

Original post made by Peter F. Lindquist on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Lonely V, on Mar 5, 2017 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 2670 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax election: Backers raise more than $80K for campaign

Backers of the March 7 parcel tax measure in the Menlo Park City School District had reported raising more than $80,000 by...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2017 at 4:46 pm | 39 comments | 4774 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thriving

The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 68 comments | 3257 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford's proposed expansion raises anxieties over traffic

As Stanford University prepares for its next phase of campus expansion, officials are confronting a daunting question: How...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2017 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 1043 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans drones, remote-controlled aircraft from parks

After hearing passionate comments by more than 22 people, among them numerous model airplane hobbyists and birdwatchers,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2016
Last comment by Kirill, on Mar 4, 2017 at 3:38 pm | 9 comments | 3438 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Occupied Portola Valley home burglarized; culprits escape

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies are looking for two people in connection with a burglary of an occupied home in the 100...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Local, on Mar 4, 2017 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 3108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dismal Voucher Results Surprise Researchers as DeVos Era Begins

Our local libertarian with the quest to use vouchers to hinder public education will not share the results of a CONSERVATIVE...

Original post made by Mack on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 3, 2017 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 650 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains home sale data from local...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 3, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1861 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Crews respond to creek erosion near Alpine Road in Ladera

When storms uprooted two trees along the north bank of Los Trancos Creek in Ladera in mid-February, erosion of the bank by...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
Last comment by Samu Lizard, on Mar 3, 2017 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: House fire damages patio, bedrooms

A fire destroyed an attached covered patio and adjoining bedrooms of a house in the 300 block of Grayson Court in the Willows...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 3700 Views

WOODSIDE

Bob Sherman returns to Woodside Elementary as interim principal

Bob Sherman, who was assistant principal at Woodside Elementary School from 2002 to 2008, has been named the interim principal...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Mar 2, 2017 at 10:36 pm | 5 comments | 1025 Views

MENLO PARK

East Palo Alto seeks to strengthen immigrant protections

In the wake of a recent federal immigration arrests and deportations, East Palo Alto officials are reviewing programs to...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 2, 2017 at 4:30 pm | 5 comments | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park church founder Hattie Bostic dies at 76

The rafters may ring again at Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, but...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Evangelist Michael Johnson, Jr., on Mar 2, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 11 comments | 8529 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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