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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 854 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2992 Views

MENLO PARK

Large local firm forgets to include Israeli Flag and Name Israel on list of Olympic nation participants

Seems that FaceBook forgot to include the Israeli flag and name Israel on its list of participating nations in the Rio Olympics. FaceBook...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 5, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 5, 2016 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 151 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: The surprising culprit behind power outage

The flash of an explosion, the sounding of a fire alarm, and the darkness of a power outage all followed in quick succession...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2016
Last comment by Elsie Floriani, on Aug 17, 2016 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2379 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by Stuart Soffer, on Aug 23, 2016 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 288 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New high school will focus on technology, engineering, design

The disciplines of technology, engineering and design will be the focus of the new magnet high school set to open in the...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2016
Last comment by bruceadornato , on Aug 23, 2016 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reorganizing Menlo Park schools

The Menlo Park City School District is seriously considering reorganizing the elementary schools to include changes in grade...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Oct 9, 2006 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 4532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Menlo Park classrooms to have a cow with visit from interactive agriculture program

Mobile Dairy Classroom Gives Children Firsthand Look at Farm Life WHAT: To teach children about the importance of agriculture...

Original post made by Susan Chang on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 3888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on providing bus transportation for kids going to local schools?

Is there any news on the study to provide bus transportation for kids going to local schools? See Marjorie Mader's story...

Original post made by Traffic Cop on Dec. 3, 2006
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 6, 2006 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 4295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 3515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kepler's news and book reviews for young readers: Post your own picks below

For young readers: Check out the news and book picks by Kepler's reviewers. Share your favorite reads in the comment box...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 10, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Feb 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 4288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Check out the M-A High School Wikipedia entry

Check out the Menlo-Atherton High School Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menlo-Atherton_High_School...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If school goes, save Hillview murals

This letter by Cecelia Daye was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: It would be tragic if the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by hillview parent, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 3801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carlmont Robotics Team in Local Competition

The Woodside Carlmont High Schools Robotic Team won the “Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award" at the Davis Regional...

Original post made by Karen Rago on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rago, on Mar 17, 2007 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 3859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How local teens are raising funds for homeless children

<b>EVENT:</b> A fundraising event, a 5K “Step by Step” Walk/Run, will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Apr. 20, 2007
Last comment by Heather Hopkins, on Apr 21, 2007 at 7:47 am | 1 comment | 3894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German International School presents Animal Art Show

The Animal Art Show, an annual event hosted by the German International School of Silicon Valley, presents paintings, drawings...

Original post made by Artlover on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lily, on May 3, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 3442 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Library launches Summer Reading Program

Monday, May 14, 2007 Super sleuths and daring detectives are invited to join Get a Clue@Your Library at the Menlo Park Public...

Original post made by Menlo Park Library on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 14, 2007 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 3003 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton HS Jazz Band Releases CD

The Menlo-Atherton HS Jazz Band is excited to announce the release of a CD entitled, "One Last Time?". The band toured Europe...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by go jazz band!, on Aug 30, 2007 at 10:42 pm | 1 comment | 3081 Views
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