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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 | 1052 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors has wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was awarded...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Lisa, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:29 am | 8 comments | 1911 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: armed robbery on Menalto Avenue

Crime reports from Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13813...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ladera Resident, on Jun 17, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 4 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Onslaught of California oak moths

California oak moths are fluttering around right now, particularly in pockets of Woodside and Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park market robbed at gunpoint

A masked man robbed La Michoacana Market in Menlo Park at gunpoint on Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13856...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park weighs privacy versus surveillance

On the heels of an announcement of the long-awaited Belle Haven police substation, the Menlo Park council found itself mulling...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by What, on Jun 16, 2013 at 8:20 pm | 15 comments | 1447 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton awaits payment for Obama visit to town

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is <B>not</I></B> in the mail. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14206...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by sr, on Jun 16, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside woman hailed as hero after Boston bombings

The woman hailed in last week's national news, "Bombing survivor meets her hero," is Amanda North of Woodside. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by 9/11 Peace Quilt, on Jun 16, 2013 at 7:19 am | 5 comments | 1465 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Refuge restaurant opens in Menlo Park

It's all about pastrami and Belgian beer at "The Refuge" restaurant in San Carlos. Owner and chef Matt Levin is now bringing...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by MenloFolks, on Jun 16, 2013 at 6:16 am | 10 comments | 4183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3060 Views

AROUND TOWN

All lanes reopened on Hwy. 35 after crash

All lanes have reopened on State Highway 35 in San Mateo County following an injury accident, according to the California...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 975 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Peninsula Debutante Ball

Twenty young women will bow at the 53rd Peninsula Debutante Ball to be held Saturday, June 15, at the Crowne Plaza Cabana...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1844 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park decides to sell below-market-rate house at market rate

When the Menlo Park council last discussed the below-market-rate house at 25 Riordan Place, council members worried about...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Oh boy ..., on Jun 14, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

MENLO PARK

Speedy recovery to Fire Chief Harold Schapelhouman

http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Freak-Fall-Puts-Menlo-Park-Fire-Chief-Harold-Schapelhauman-in-Wheelchair-211294571.html Fire...

Original post made by Mp mom on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by reporting, on Jun 14, 2013 at 6:45 pm | 1 comment | 874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sacred Heart Grad Murdered in Oakland

"A 22-year-old man from Emeryville was shot and killed in North Oakland on his way home from a basketball game late Wednesday...

Original post made by Hmmm on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2013 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crews contain house fire in Atherton

A fire on Thursday in the 100 block of Almendral Avenue in Atherton damaged a pool house, a storage shed, a carport-like...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by First-hand Report, on Jun 14, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 4 comments | 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary thwarted by homeowner

Would-be burglars were interrupted by a homeowner Thursday morning in the 1300 block of Stockbridge Avenue in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Conelly, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sacred Heart Prep graduate shot and killed in Oakland

Aya Nakano, who graduated from Sacred Heart Prepatory in 2008, was fatally shot in North Oakland late Wednesday, an hour...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 2 comments | 1384 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Gap year -- a Year of Living Adventurously

It's not always obvious when we as individuals arrive at a crossroad. Decisions that seem inconsequential at the time can...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2013
Last comment by Ethan Knight, on Jun 14, 2013 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 9136 Views
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