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AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1499 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Man killed in crash is identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a Newark man who died in a crash Thursday near La Honda while performing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by WC Dog, on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1515 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond Parish: 60 years and counting

In 1950, St. Raymond parishioners gathered for their first Mass in a little theater on the former Felix McGinnis estate in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ray, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

MENLO PARK

New Leadership for High Speed Rail?

On June 1, the State Senate passed bill SB-517, sponsored by Senator Alan Lowenthal, which if passed by the Assembly and...

Original post made by MOrris Brown on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 2, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1041 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley cancels Saturday's town picnic

Due to forecasts of stormy weather on Saturday the town of Portola Valley has decided to cancel its town picnic scheduled...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Town Picnic Canceled, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flight Night in Portola Valley

Watching Jason Anderson (kneeling) use the master controls to steer a radio-controlled model plane are, from left, Kasra...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1349 Views

SPORTS

Chris Waschura makes history at CCS

Woodside High's junior Chris Waschura won both the 1,600- and 800-meter titles at the Central Coast Section Track and Field...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Susan Kritzik, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2658 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Playhouses to be auctioned off

For the 10th year, Stanford Shopping Center is the setting for playhouses that range in themes from a classic firehouse ...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Thor, on Jun 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: 'Mildred Pierce' in Menlo

Salon Menlo will celebrate on Sunday the fictional and cinematic character Mildred Pierce through film clips from the 1945...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging gender gap in science

Menlo School has launched a pilot program to boost the number of girls who study science, technology, engineering and math...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery on Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth, 17, charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Des, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1642 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Tip-A-Cop

For one day only, it's OK to offer money to a police officer -- as long as it's part of the Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1112 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

In 1998, the 130-year-old Commodore James T. Watkins house was moved from 25 Isabella Ave. to 96 Alejandra Ave. in Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1108 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist severely injured in solo accident

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City crashed his bicycle and was unconscious when he was admitted to Stanford Hospital with...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language Exchange holds grand opening

ABC Language Exchange has opened a school in Menlo Park, providing group, private, and virtual lessons (via Webcam) in 10...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rachel Meyer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

MENLO PARK

Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 981 Views
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