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MENLO PARK

Grant will help police enforce alcohol law

A $6,000 grant from the state will enable Menlo Park police to employ underage decoys to try to bait people into buying alcohol...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by under 21, on Mar 13, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 11 comments | 438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest, Sequoia district dance to familiar tune

Everest Public High School representatives have rejected a new offer of facilities from Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by jim watson, on Mar 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm | 5 comments | 2165 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

My View: Our so-called lives -- Is techno-chatter replacing relationships?

<I>About the author: Samantha Bergeson of Portola Valley is a freshman at Menlo School in Atherton.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marice George, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:26 am | 2 comments | 1921 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The bell tolls for Steve Jobs' Jackling house

A San Mateo County judge has given Apple Corp. chief executive Steve Jobs the green light to demolish the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:19 am | 6 comments | 1925 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Woodside High: Murder mystery drives musical comedy

Fans of just about every theater genre should find something to like in Woodside High School's upcoming production of "Curtains,"...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dan B., on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Robotics Team 100 Hoping to Repeat San Diego Win at Silicon Valley Regional March 19-20

Laura Rhodes, mentor, FIRST Robotics Team 100, submitted this story. The aspiring young scientists and engineers of Team...

Original post made by Laura Rhodes on Mar. 12, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday meeting on downtown parking issues: Loosen time restrictions? Install meters?

People interested in the parking situation in downtown Menlo Park are invited to attend a meeting Thursday, March 11, at...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by MP shopper, on Mar 11, 2010 at 10:23 pm | 9 comments | 1838 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Tennis Team Rolls to Victory over Carlmont

The M-A Bears continued their dominant ways in league tennis with a convincing win over visiting Carlmont. The Bears lost...

Original post made by calfan on Mar. 11, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Kenyan school project flourishes with community support

It all started as a fairly modest plan: Raise about $300,000 to pay for construction of a boarding high school in a Kenyan...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by WillowsGal, on Mar 11, 2010 at 8:01 pm | 2 comments | 1367 Views

ATHERTON

Richard Merk finds Venezuela rich in featheredfauna and cultural surprises

Global warming may eventually change the migration patterns of North American birds, but for the present many of them still...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1738 Views

MENLO PARK

Anti-smoking Ordinance Goes Too Far

Tonight the city council passed a anti-smoking ordinance in one of their typical 5 hour marathon sessions. While the proponents...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by old MP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 1742 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks pro tennis instructor

The Town of Portola Valley plans to offer group tennis instruction as part of its class offerings beginning in late spring...

Original post made by Correspondent on Mar. 11, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park woman pushes for ban on smoking in condos, apartments

Barbara Franklin has become a regular presence at Menlo Park City Council meetings, delivering her insistent message to council...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kayce, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:01 am | 19 comments | 2849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo students shape new speaker series

The school has hosted prominent speakers for years, but the programs were primarily talks, followed by a short Q&A. With...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Johnathan Wamblat, on Mar 10, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 1 comment | 1947 Views

SPORTS

Sign Up to Play in the USTA Redwood City Junior Team Tennis League

Media Contact: Stacia Kirby stacia@speakeasy.net SPRING LEAGUE ANNOUNCED Sign Up to Play in the USTA Redwood City...

Original post made by Correspondent on Mar. 10, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Tax-free ride online costs everyone

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Tax Man, on Mar 10, 2010 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 1412 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo bans smoking in public places

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved an ordinance banning smoking in some public places, including ATM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by e. grimley, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:55 am | 56 comments | 13507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview of budget cuts at Menlo Park school board meeting

What will the next school year look like if the Menlo Park City School District's $178 parcel tax doesn't pass in May? Superintendent...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by 1opinion, on Mar 10, 2010 at 10:38 am | 30 comments | 3122 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire in Sharon Heights is under control

A roof fire at 923 Continental Drive in Sharon Heights is under control, according to firefighters. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Alison Johnson Sterken, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help!

Original post made by Michael Levin on Mar. 9, 2010
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