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First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 1348 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Menlo Park school district to discuss principles and new funding

Menlo Park City School District will meet on April 21 to discuss guiding principles and a new school funding model. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Inspector Clouseau, on Apr 18, 2014 at 7:46 am | 5 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's April - You Know What That Means!

Besides Easter in April (at least, this year) and taxes in April, what else does April mean for locals? It's the anniversary...

Original post made by Hmmm on Apr. 17, 2014
There are no comments yet. 105 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two win 2014 environmental awards

Menlo Park bestowed two Environmental Quality Awards this year, one to a resident, and another to a business. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1018 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: To Caltrain: Don't electrocute our trees

Don't electrocute our great trees Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/04/16/guest-opinion-to-caltrain-dont-electrocute-our-trees...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Appreciative, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 171 Views

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No signs of trauma on Menlo Park woman found dead on Mt. Tam

An autopsy on Magdalena Glinkowski, the Menlo Park woman who was found dead in Mt. Tamalpais State Park on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 7 comments | 3115 Views

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Portola Valley: Hidden license-plate cameras captured drive-by traffic

Radar-equipped vehicle-speed-monitoring trailers often seen along the side of the road in Portola Valley have been doing...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 16, 2014 at 6:04 pm | 17 comments | 3380 Views

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Menlo Park: Bicyclist dies 5 months after collision

A bicyclist severely injured last November after colliding with a car has died, according to Menlo Park police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Adina, on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 3539 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge delays trial in defamation lawsuit

Will nine months be enough time to settle a defamation lawsuit revolving around campaign sign shenanigans? The defendants,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning by doing

Hillview Middle School recently completed a week-long hands-on learning program aimed at preparing students for the dramatically...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by $100,000?, on Apr 15, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 3289 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district sued over student injured by piano on playground

In the land of earthquakes, even IKEA has kits to bolt heavy indoor furniture to the walls just in case. Turns out, securing...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Teacher, on Apr 15, 2014 at 8:45 pm | 16 comments | 4362 Views

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Body of Menlo Park hiker found on Mt. Tamalpais

Authorities used fingerprints to identify a body found this morning (April 12) on a slope of Mt. Tamalpais as the body...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 15, 2014 at 6:58 pm | 31 comments | 4602 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

ATHERTON

Earthquake Program at Atherton Library

Tonight, Tuesday April 15 at 6:30 pm: "Loma Prieta- 25 Years Later. Earthquake- What's Next" with Tom Brocher. Join Tom Brocher,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 249 Views

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This Week at Atherton Library

Thursday, April 17 at 4 pm- Easter craft for ages 3 and up. Saturday, April 19, 1-3 pm- Block Party! Fun block play time,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 224 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary

On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 2580 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park starts drafting response to Caltrain electrification report

The Menlo Park City Council weighed in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's electrification project, and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 1872 Views

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SamTrans seeks mobility volunteers

The SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program is looking for volunteers to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Marsha Herr, on Apr 13, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 439 Views
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