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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Kiwanis Club opens its Christmas tree lot

Santa’s elves, disguised as Menlo Park Kiwanis Club members, opened the club's Christmas Tree lot the day after Thanksgiving. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2016
Last comment by John Martin, on Nov 29, 2016 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Oak Grove Avenue fire station bites the dust

The demolition of the fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park on Monday, Nov. 28, was a necessary step...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 30, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

Waste management authority halts hazardous waste pickup

An underutilized program that picks up hazardous household waste materials for many Peninsula residents will be discontinued...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 4, 2016 at 6:07 pm | 1 comment | 3440 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Laurel third-grader is state chess champ

Laurel School third-grader Shawnak Shivakumar is the new third-grade California state champion chess player. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Amit, on Dec 6, 2016 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2405 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park business: Pop-up shop sells handcrafted goods

A pop-up store selling handcrafted goods, mostly from Southeast Asia, will open for three days (Thursday through Saturday,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Parker B, 15 hours ago | 1 comment | 1153 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown bike route approved

The start of new bike lanes and the end of some street parking is ahead for downtown Menlo Park. A concept plan laying out...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2016
Last comment by Anonymouse, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 540 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 | 4822 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 | 4148 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 | 4587 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 | 3834 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 | 3746 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 | 4599 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 | 3894 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 | 4115 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 | 4187 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 | 4147 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 | 3700 Views

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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 | 3263 Views

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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 | 3347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4011 Views
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