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AROUND TOWN

This weekend: Filoli flower show

Fans of floral designer Kiwi DeVoy of Atherton know where to look for her display at "Petal Tales, Once Upon a Time," Filoli's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by , on May 10, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 819 Views

MENLO PARK

Raising mental health awareness

Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park is a mental health advocate, human rights activist, and mother. The empathy she brings to all...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by K Breisch, on May 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley

A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on May 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Friends of Edgewood Park celebrate

The Friends of Edgewood Park will celebrate their 20th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Bill and Jean...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 941 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo: $40,000 in unauthorized bank withdrawals

==B Police calls== from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13595&e=y...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Croft, on May 10, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 4749 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Raising mental health awareness

The Mental Health Awareness Project, founded by Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park, will hold an inaugural event on Saturday, May...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sheri, on May 10, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Katherine Strehl joins Menlo Park Planning Commission

Katherine Strehl, Menlo Park's newest member of the Planning Commission, barely had time to catch her breath before attending...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2013 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 1096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 3414 Views

MENLO PARK

The Perkins Twins and Jordan Michaela Fowler, Miss Teenage California

The Perkins Twins (Jesse and Christian) returned from the Philippine recently where they are pursuing singing, acting and...

Original post made by Barney on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Human evolution' talk is June 11

A Cafe Scientifique talk on "'Recent Human Evolution As Revealed by Neanderthals" will be held on Tuesday, June 11, at SRI...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 852 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 774 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo commission votes that turning over city property to neighbors follows general plan

The Menlo Park Planning Commission voted 4-2 on May 6 that the proposal to have the city turn over a piece of land in the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by grammar, on May 9, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 12 comments | 10511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents: Don't 'dump' high-density housing in Belle Haven

The Menlo Park City Council met in Belle Haven this week, on May 7, so council members could give an update on their quest...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Possibilities, on May 9, 2013 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 925 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley district superintendent resigns

Carol Piraino, who picked up the reins at the Portola Valley School District last year in the wake of her predecessor's abrupt...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 am | 23 comments | 2820 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Can 'green' Portola Valley coexist with artificial grass?

In a town whose general plan puts determined and repeated emphasis on preserving the natural environment and the town's rural...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ref, on May 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 11949 Views

SPORTS

Portola Valley: Ball field renovation to start in June

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to accept a bid of $403,888 from the Jensen Corp., a landscape contractor, to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by hmmmm..., on May 9, 2013 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1006 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photos: Woodside celebrates May Day

Woodside Elementary School's eighth-grade class performs a teaser for the upcoming school operetta --"Once Upon a Mattress!"...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by , on May 9, 2013 at 5:44 am | 5 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1064 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools parcel tax passes

Semi-official results reported by the county elections office Tuesday night (May 7) show that Measure O, which renews the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on May 8, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 5 comments | 1122 Views
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