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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 4437 Views

ATHERTON

Free glow necklaces for trick-or-treaters

The Atherton Police Department is handing out glow necklaces this Halloween. To get on, ask an officer, or go to the police...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4436 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 4435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Pregnant woman robbed in driveway

A man approached a pregnant woman sitting in a car parked in the driveway of her Menlo Park home and shattered a car window...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Belden, on May 16, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 4434 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 4434 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police association tactics under fire in election

A number of residents and City Council members are criticizing a pre-election mail and telephone campaign by the Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nothing False, on Oct 10, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 4434 Views

SPORTS

P.A Babe Ruth 13s All Stars , Regionals Game Two, in Utah

Yuma, Arizona found holes in Palo Alto's usually tight defense and pounded 16 hits to gain a 12-8 victory in Saturday night's...

Original post made by Suzanne McHugh on Jul. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4433 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 4432 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Do you know about Back-a-Yard Caribbean restaurant in Menlo Park?

Check out this blog by Adam Paul on a Menlo Park restaurant: "In the office for the first time in weeks due to a colleague...

Original post made by News Hound on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 16, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 4431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homer Field at Willie Mays Ballpark opens in Atherton

A crowd gathered in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park on Saturday, May 9, to celebrate the official opening of the new Little...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Thank you!, on May 11, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 4430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4430 Views

MENLO PARK

What's on your wish list for downtown Menlo Park?

There are a number of empty spaces on Santa Cruz Avenue now, including the impressive new building at the site of the old...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by home chef, on Jun 16, 2008 at 10:48 am | 46 comments | 4429 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe to stay on Menalto Avenue

Kathleen Daly, owner of the popular Cafe Zoe at 1929 Menalto Ave. in the Willows area of Menlo Park, said she has signed...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 4428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park School District Expansion - idea propsed..

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4428 Views

SPORTS

M-A Softball wins big over SSF

PAL Ocean Division- Girls Varsity Softball M-A was paced by Olivia Vagelos' 3 hits, Sarah Black- 2 hits and Emily McPhearson...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Mar. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Jason Picetti dies after four-year battle with ALS

Jason Picetti, who taught math at La Entrada School in Menlo Park until illness forced him to retire, died peacefully early...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Galvin Family, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 4427 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4426 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 4425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 4425 Views

ATHERTON

Planners at fault for Atherton mess

<B>The following letter by Jim Altman was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What is going...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
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