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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: 'Platinum education'? A closer look at district spending from a national perspective

In the recent debates over funding and parcel taxes for the Menlo Park City School District, it has concerned me significantly...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by cut, on Feb 13, 2017 at 4:27 am | 25 comments | 2468 Views

MENLO PARK

Man stabs himself in standoff at Menlo County Club

A standoff at a Woodside country club ended late Sunday morning with a man who allegedly stabbed himself being taken into...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2017
Last comment by Spectator, on Feb 12, 2017 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 4705 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: E. Gary Smith sentencing postponed again

The sentencing and restitution hearing for Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed once more, at the request of Mr. Smith's...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2017
Last comment by mkk, on Feb 12, 2017 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 2532 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New restaurant on tap at Bradley's Fine Diner site

In the wake of the closure of Bradley's Fine Diner, the former CEO of the restaurant's parent company, Christopher Vestal,...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by Cmon, on Feb 12, 2017 at 10:59 am | 11 comments | 5840 Views

AROUND TOWN

SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Win No. 1,000 a highlight among many for VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer, in her fifth decade of coaching basketball, became the second women's Division I coach, and the third overall,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

VanDerveer's 1,000th basketball win will be something special

She's not at Stanford just to collect a paycheck. Tara VanDerveer continues into her 38th year as a women's basketball coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boys' basketball: Menlo School improves to 3-0 in league play

Menlo School allowed just 12 second-half points in a 45-35 West Bay Athletic League victory over The King's Academy in Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knights late score puts them in CCS football title game

Hayden Pegley passed for 378 yards and three touchdowns and the Menlo School football team is headed back to the CCS championship...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girls basketball: M-A clinches third straight title

Girls basketball: Menlo-Atherton, as is its M.O., did not take long in establishing control in a 56-29 victory over visiting...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education - De Vos - Schools - Religion

An article in today's Daily Journal addresses local educator concerns over the appointment of Betsy De Vos as Education Secretary....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by deep voices , on Feb 11, 2017 at 6:48 pm | 4 comments | 422 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park adopts big changes to general plan

After two years and more than 60 public meetings, a set of policies for what can get built in Menlo Park has been approved...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2017 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 3931 Views

MENLO PARK

Yum Cha Palace restaurant opens in Menlo Park

New life has finally been breathed into the long-vacant space at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park, the former home of Su...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2017
Last comment by Andy, on Feb 11, 2017 at 5:09 am | 7 comments | 4524 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Five apply for two seats on architectural review board

It's February, a time the Woodside Town Council sets aside to consider applicants and make appointments to the various panels...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 9, 2017 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: Schools seek second chance on parcel tax

On March 7, polls in the Menlo Park City School District will be open, with one question for voters to consider: Yes or no...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 9, 2017 at 12:05 pm | 11 comments | 1916 Views

ATHERTON

Heavy rain, high winds forecast for Thursday

Moderate to heavy rain and high winds are forecast for Thursday in the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas, National Weather...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1083 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton flooding photos

Here are photos of some of the flooding conditions in Atherton on Tuesday, Feb. 7. These photos were provided by the town...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Priorities, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1304 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 8, 2017 at 4:05 pm | 18 comments | 2489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transition from Hillview to MA

MA gave a talk at Hillview recently, I think 83% of Hillview 8th graders become 9th graders at MA. MA also draws from La...

Original post made by Big Jim on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Big Jim, on Feb 8, 2017 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: 'Platinum education'? A look at school spending from national perspective

In the recent debates over funding and parcel taxes for the Menlo Park City School District, it has concerned me significantly...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Feb 8, 2017 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 906 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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