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Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks
Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater... Last comment 21 minutes ago | 9 comments

Menlo Park puts 'pop-up park' downtown on Chestnut
Menlo Park's latest public park will be around for only six weeks, but during that time the "pop-up park" on Chestnut Street... Last comment 53 minutes ago | 20 comments

Guest opinion: How to make Menlo Park truly bike-friendly soon
Most Menlo Park residents recognize the recreational, health and environmental benefits of bike riding, and our city has... Last comment 9 hours ago | 118 comments

 
 
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"Galway mayor visits"
Reverend Gladstone H. Stevens (President-Rector of St. Patrick's Seminary) and Galway Mayor Donal Lyons at entrance to Seminary's chapel in Menlo Park (3/11/2015). Mayor Lyons was in Menlo Park in conjunction with a friendship agreement signed by Galway and Menlo Park in 2013. Submitted by Jym Clendenin on Mar 21, 2015

 
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West Nile virus spraying set for Wednesday in Menlo Park
A large portion of Menlo Park will be sprayed Wednesday night and early Thursday morning after the West Nile virus was again detected in adult mosquitoes collected in the city. Monday, 11:55 AM | 5 comments

Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks
Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater than a Category 5 hurricane, sending them long distances. Epidemiological studies have long recognized the harm these particles cause to people's respiratory systems, according to Bay Area Air Quality Management District reports. Monday, 7:48 AM | 9 comments

Portola Valley's Cameron Jones makes it to semifinals in national science competition
Cameron Jones, the Portola Valley science fair whiz who graduated from Corte Madera School last June has done it again by being named a semi-finalist in a national middle school science fair competition, one of 300 students in the country to do so. Monday, 11:33 AM | 1 comments

Menlo Park is next on PG&E tree removal plan
PG&E has begun examining 1,300 trees in Menlo Park that are growing in its gas transmission line easements and might have to be removed. Of those trees, 500 are in public right-of-ways and 800 are on private property, according to PG&E. Friday, 11:10 AM | 2 comments

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth top manager
The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina Donnelly, announced by City Manager Alex McIntyre on Aug. 27. Friday, 11:53 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park school district expands language programs
The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language programs to all district students. Friday, 10:03 AM | 5 comments

Back to school: Woodside preschool changes more than its building
While as many as 60 construction workers swarmed over Woodside Elementary School's campus each day last week, it was a little hard to believe the school would be ready to welcome more than 400 students by its Aug. 25 opening day of school. Friday, 10:01 AM

Police calls: Attempted arson suspected at Woodside Elementary School
Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park Monday, 11:31 AM

Woodside High prepares for 19 percent enrollment growth

Linden Avenue in Atherton reopened

Atherton gives Menlo School go-ahead on expansion plans

Cardinal Levada, a Menlo Park resident, charged with DUI in Hawaii

Back to school: Portola Valley students get new 'Maker Spaces'

New principal, construction at M-A High

Back to School: Las Lomitas prepares for growth

Former Portola Valley town manager has interim job with Menlo Park

Fire district board approves four-year contract with firefighters

Menlo Park: Pilot program to make city parks herbicide-free OK'd by council

First day of school photos at Las Lomitas School

Fire on roof of Woodside Bakery extinguished by alert nearby employees

Bobcat visits a Portola Valley home

Cyclist injured in Alpine Road collision

Understanding the world through science

Recent home sales: Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside

 

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