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SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen of Menlo Park is something...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Sep 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess pool burglars busted

Menlo Park detectives on the trail of a stolen cellphone uncovered two suspects and a collection of items stolen from Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Daniel McKee, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:24 am | 6 comments | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sharon Heights rallies against housing site

Clearly the key to community engagement in Menlo Park is to suggest building "affordable housing" in Sharon Heights, in a...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 16, 2012 at 6:43 am | 67 comments | 5149 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo Park bank robbery tied to arson

The smoking wreck of a Honda Accord set on fire led Menlo Park police back to the scene of a bank robbery as they pieced...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 14, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 4 comments | 1465 Views

ATHERTON

Judge dismisses charges against man shot by CHP in Atherton following high-speed chase

A judge has dismissed charges against a man accused of driving a car at California Highway Patrol officers and sheriff's...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by plea, on Sep 14, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1261 Views

WOODSIDE

Farmers' market to return to Skylonda

The Woodside Town Council found a way last night (Tuesday, Sept. 11) to allow a popular farmers' market to return to Skylonda...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Laura, on Sep 14, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1160 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen attacked for bike

Two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday for attacking a 15-year-old boy and stealing his bike at a local park. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1058 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Man pleads not guilty to pellet gun robberies

A suspect in multiple armed robberies who was arrested Aug. 16 after a nearly 10-hour standoff outside a North Fair Oaks...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 78 Views

AROUND TOWN

Week 2: Vikings post strong Pop Warner results

Visiting the tough Berkeley Jr Bears for five games on Saturday, Sept. 8, the M-A Vikings Pop Warner football club had a...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by schedule, on Sep 13, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights residents rally against 'affordable housing' site

Clearly the key to community engagement in Menlo Park is to suggest building "affordable housing" in Sharon Heights, in a...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Sep 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 2 comments | 914 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shorts: Local Girl Scouts win Bronze Awards

Thirteen Girl Scouts from Troop 32515 at Encinal School in Menlo Park were awarded the Bronze Award, the highest award for...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by kathleen, olivia's friend, on Sep 13, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Education secretary starts tour at Sequoia High

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan was at Sequoia High School in Redwood City on Wednesday (Sept. 12) to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Former Cherokee, on Sep 13, 2012 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Funds rejected by San Mateo County may pay for new trail network

An eleventh-hour request from Palo Alto and Stanford University for a grant that would greatly accelerate the city's ambitious...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Broken Pavement, on Sep 12, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 1 comment | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not Ready For Prime Time scam unwinds

At a household in Menlo Park's Sharon Heights neighborhood (the resident requested anonymity), the phone calls began Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

MOVIES

A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nicole, on Sep 12, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 5038 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights Park housing discussions & vote

While walking at SHP aka The Pond Park, I noticed flyers posted everywhere about meetings 9/10, /11 & /12 about the MP city...

Original post made by Su on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Sep 12, 2012 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness, if...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 11, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday: County bag ban meeting

Local governments are taking steps this fall to turn a proposed ban on plastic bags into reality for San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by gunste, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cyclist injured near Hillview campus

A bicyclist was injured Aug. 28 on Santa Cruz Avenue near Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park when the occupant of a parked...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by citatation?, on Sep 11, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Andrew Garcia

For the past 10 years, the Portola Valley community and surrounding areas have gathered at Triangle Park in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bill Ashton , on Sep 10, 2012 at 4:18 pm | 4 comments | 2053 Views
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
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Finding mentors in would-be bosses
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Menlo Park's Youthful Future
By Paul Bendix | 6 comments | 1,327 views

All This Arguing . . .
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