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Survey: Voters would easily approve $294 million bond measure for high schools
Voters in the Sequoia high school district would likely approve a bond measure to rebuild campuses, including Menlo-Atherton... Last comment 59 minutes ago | 22 comments

Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report
Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort... Last comment on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments

Menlo Park school board meets on 'Mandarin immersion'
A Mandarin-language immersion program for the Menlo Park City School District will be one of the topics on the agenda when... Last comment 2 hours ago | 6 comments

 
 
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"Encinal School Debate Winners"
Encinal third grade teacher, Blythe Bulkin, with her students, Sara Baudler (left), and Lily Cass (right). Sara and Lily were undefeated in nine rounds of debate over the weekend. All three Menlo Park elementary schools participated. Coach Brier Buchalter has been teaching debate skills to the students. Submitted by Janet Ague-Kennedy on Mar 4, 2014

 
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Tonight: Menlo Park talk on catastrophic earthquakes
We're just into the 21st century and already there have been several catastrophic earthquakes. Why? A U.S. Geological Survey scientist will discuss that tonight in Menlo Park. Thursday, 8:42 AM

Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office
Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office in Menlo Park on Thursday, April 24. Wednesday, 10:55 AM

Portola Valley: $15,000 pearl necklace stolen from home
Police calls from Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Wednesday, 7:48 AM

Those were the days
Billy Roth and Pete B. play clowns on horseback in 1925 before a performance at the new Circus Club in Atherton. (Photo courtesy of the Atherton Heritage Association.) Thursday, 7:43 AM

Suspect arrested in Menlo Park robberies
A fake gun, a purse and several stolen cellphones led police on Monday night to arrest a Menlo Park teenager on suspicion of robbery. Tuesday, 7:57 AM | 4 comments

Menlo Park: Police substation 'more like a neighborhood service center'
The new Menlo Park Police Department substation holds some surprises for the Belle Haven neighborhood. The long-awaited facility, scheduled to open April 26, will offer some equally long-awaited community services in addition to its policing functions. Tuesday, 7:31 AM | 3 comments

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 CEO Michael Scanlon and manager Sheila Tioyao, whom Ms. La alleges fired her in retaliation for whistleblowing complaints about improper accounting practices. Tuesday, 7:20 AM | 3 comments

Can you be Jessie's Girl?
This sweet, 2-year-old Queensland Heeler is looking for the perfect partner or family. Our pet of the week, Jessie, can be a bit cautious when it comes to new places and things, but she has rock star potential. Tuesday, 7:46 PM

City of Menlo Park launches new website
First a refreshed logo, then a new mascot, and now a revamped website: The city of Menlo Park's image reinvention continued when the city launched an updated website on April 21. Tuesday, 7:37 AM

Menlo Park: Bicyclists rob man at gunpoint

Menlo Park: Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Woodside High student sold marijuana-laced treats to fellow students

 

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