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MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park block party features bands, diaper derby, pie-eating contest

Bands, a pie-eating contest and a diaper derby are some of the highlights of the 7th annual Menlo Park summer block party,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 950 Views

FICTION

'Community heroines'

Keiko Franklin sent us this photo of three "community heroines" picking up trash on Sharon Road in front of La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Truedy, on Jun 24, 2013 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Con man busted in Las Vegas

Bad news: Convicted con man Simon Gann will be returning to the Bay Area. Good news: He should be doing so courtesy of law...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 19, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Portola Valley concert on lawn

Bundy Browne and the Expresso Rhythm Section will perform Thursday, June 20, at the first of three free summer concerts on...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Amy, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 860 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Farmers' market a hit in Portola Valley

Late afternoon breezes in Portola Valley ruffled the flowers, set rows of delicate wire-wrapped jewelry to dancing, and caressed...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Jun 21, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 7 service for journalist Bill Workman of Woodside

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 7, at the Kings Mountain Fire Brigade Community Center for William "Bill" Spears...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 959 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants to appoint new member; applications accepted until July 8

Atherton residents who want to serve their community at a high level of involvement -- and who have a solid store of tolerance...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Kathy, please come back, on Jun 22, 2013 at 12:54 am | 1 comment | 1421 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Seeing what others don't

Sick in bed with a fever, 5-year-old Guillermo Rivas flipped through an old family photo album to pass the time. Entranced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Guillermo Rivas, on Jun 26, 2013 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo student, 14, wins high music honors

Pianist Anna Boonyanit, a ninth-grader at Menlo School, was the winner of many awards, including an invitation to perform...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1268 Views

SPORTS

District 52 Majors 9-10 all-stars schedule

==B DISTRICT 52 LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS 9-10 ALL-STARS== ==B Hosted by Menlo-Atherton, Alpine West/Menlo== ==B Saturday== ==B...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Alejandro, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Grandparent scam

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park and Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13910&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Local communities will celebrate the Fourth of July with old-fashioned family activities, ranging from a pig scramble at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by MomOf2, on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Swimmers salute inspiring coach George French

It's been decades since they were swimming together as kids under the direction of Coach George French, but many of the swimmers...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Scott Barrett, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:56 am | 1 comment | 1599 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Photos from Junior Rodeo

A cowgirl at the Junior Rodeo at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. ==I Photo by Magali Gauthier/The...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

MENLO PARK

O-Negative Blood is Needed in Response to SFO Plane Crash

It's being reported in that blood deliveries to each hospital affected by the SFO plane crash have created a severe shortage...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible road rage turns into shooting

A 32-year-old man was shot in the face in the early hours of July 5 in what police said was a possible road-rage incident....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jul 7, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Rose Scott, 12, dines at White House

Rose Scott, 12, and her mother just returned from dining at the White House, where President Obama and First Lady Michelle...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 10, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1527 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2348 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside: Burglars enter through unlocked windows; deputies chase crowd from party

Unlocked windows figured in two recent Woodside residential burglaries. In another incident, about 50 people made their way...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 11, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1044 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may choose new member today

The Atherton City Council will interview seven candidates for a vacant council seat at a 5:30 p.m. meeting today (July 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 11, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 927 Views
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