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AROUND TOWN

City launches monthly movie nights

Monthly movie nights are coming to Menlo Park. The first screening will be of the 2013 movie, "Frozen," at 7:30 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 601 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Corte Madera School principal named

Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1626 Views

MENLO PARK

Sheriff's Office warning: beware of unsolicited phone calls

The county Sheriff's Office is warning residents to be wary of unsolicited phone calls that make demands for payment and...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Jul 27, 2014 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 391 Views

MENLO PARK

Deadly triple shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday

One man is dead and two women injured following a shooting in East Palo Alto Saturday night, July 26, East Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2014
Last comment by Susannah, on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1569 Views

FICTION

Potential Menlo Park council candidates weigh in on initiative, conflicts

Two questions immediately pop up when newcomers announce that they may run for Menlo Park City Council in the Nov. 4 election:...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Peter, on Jul 30, 2014 at 4:23 am | 1 comment | 1153 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Overall crime reports down

Compared to the first six months of 2013, Menlo Park saw a 14 percent drop in the total number of reported crime incidents...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by BelleHaven, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1159 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboarding experiment takes next step

A low-cost experiment on the value and popularity of a skateboard facility in Portola Valley got rolling Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by skaters of PV, on Jul 31, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto restaurant

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 31, 2014 at 11:15 pm | 1 comment | 1027 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Applewood Pizza robbed at gunpoint

A man wearing a black mask robbed Applewood To Go pizza restaurant at gunpoint around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, police...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Howcome, on Aug 1, 2014 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man, Menlo Park woman arrested in connection with burglary investigations

An Atherton man and a Menlo Park woman, both age 22, were arrested Saturday in connection with an investigation into recent...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2014
Last comment by Jane, on Aug 3, 2014 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 3188 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Charity Horse Show jumps into its 44th year

The 44th annual Menlo Charity Horse Show, benefiting Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, will be held Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Aug 5, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook holds game day with kids

Facebook summer interns took a short break from their computers for the company's first intern game day during the afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services, on Aug 11, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Healthcare District candidate statements for November election

There are 4 candidates for 3 seats on the Peninsula Healthcare District Board of Directors in November 2014. Challenger...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 328 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Four candidates for three council seats

With the close of the filing period on Aug. 8, Atherton has an official roster of City Council candidates for the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 358 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park, Las Lomitas school board elections over before they began

The election is over before it began in the Menlo Park City and Las Lomitas school districts because only three candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1786 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: North Fair Oaks festival

The 13th annual North Fair Oaks Community Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m on Middlefield...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 806 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Healthcare candidates join forces

Three candidates for the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors election on November 4, 2014, met at the Canyon Roastery...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 17, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1290 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: 'Extreme cowboy' racing in Woodside

Extreme cowboy racing is coming to the Horse Park at Woodside on Saturday, Aug. 23, thanks to local organizer and competitor...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:33 am | 1 comment | 1736 Views
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