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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 | 873 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 | 1064 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 | 929 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 | 5087 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 | 972 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 | 1051 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 | 970 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager gets compensation boost, sort of

With one council member calling the change "outrageous," the Atherton City Council last night (May 15) approved a compensation...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Sort of??, on May 16, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Imogene Woodruff, 94, longtime dance instructor

Imogene Woodruff, who taught ballroom dance and cotillion classes to generations of Midpeninsula residents, died on March...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Nostalgic Dancer, on May 17, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Screening of 'Tapestries of Hope'

As part of their senior project at Woodside Priory School, Clara Johnson and Stephanie Brugger are hosting the screening...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by , on May 18, 2013 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras ineffective in reducing violations

This letter was sent to Menlo Park City Council as well as Sgt. Kaufman. May 20, 2013 Sgt. Sharon Kaufman Menlo Park Police...

Original post made by Roger Jones on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Good letter, on May 21, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 776 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen killed, two others injured in shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on May 20, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Raymond says goodbye to Nigerian pastor

St. Raymond Church in Menlo Park had a big barbecue event Friday night, with live music and Nigerian dancing, to say goodbye...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by , on May 20, 2013 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 899 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park community services director expects cost-of-living increases for employees

A 2 percent cost of living increase and travel expenses for professional development figure into Menlo Park's community services...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 22, 2013 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Massacre girls win soccer tourney

The Menlo Massacre, an under-10 girls soccer team, defeated San Carlos 2-1, to win the championship game of the El Palo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grieved, on May 22, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Windy Hill band plays at Club Fox

It's called "Lonesome Garbage Man" and it's the second album just released by Windy Hill, the local bluegrass band known...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by , on May 24, 2013 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 916 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo may restore library hours, add red-light camera

How do you spend $75.5 million in one fiscal year? Menlo Park plans to answer that question as the city's 2013-2014 budget...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on May 24, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 983 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook may foot bill for Belle Haven substation

Menlo Park appears closer than ever to completing its nearly decade-long quest to open a functioning police substation in...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment surge may alter attendance boundaries

It appears that some Menlo Park, Atherton and Ladera parents planning on sending their teenagers to Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo mom, on May 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning and giving: A two-way street for local kids and seniors

Karen Rynewicz teaches fourth-graders in a school that's among the highest-achieving in the state. It's located in a town...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by , on May 28, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 828 Views
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