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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 4014 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 15-year-old girl shot in drive-by as spate of shootings continues

The fourth drive-by shooting in Menlo Park in three weeks may be gang-related, according to investigators. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 9, 2013 at 6:58 pm | 2 comments | 4005 Views

MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 4004 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district votes to find new site for downtown station

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 3, 2014 at 6:12 pm | 45 comments | 4003 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Sunset Unlimited': Lane family honored as history makers

When Laurence W. "Larry" Lane bought floundering Sunset magazine in 1928 for $60,000, he planted the seeds of more than pretty...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sue Purdy Pelosi, on Oct 23, 2008 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 3998 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Time for action at the ballot box

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her email group on Feb. 22. Fellow Residents, In private...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:08 am | 65 comments | 3995 Views

WOODSIDE

John Bentley sells Woodside restaurant

It's a new era for Woodside's first firehouse. For the past 16 years, the little red building at 2992 Woodside Road has been...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jan, on Jul 27, 2010 at 4:28 pm | 8 comments | 3995 Views

MENLO PARK

Rep. Anna Eshoo recovering from successful appendectomy

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and will spend the week recuperating from the successful...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 2/27/2012

Hardcover Fiction 1 Sense of an Ending Julian Barnes 2 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 3 Defending Jacob William Landay 4 Cats...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3988 Views

SPORTS

Year-round aquatics programs at Burgess Park

<b>NOTE: This is a report from Menlo Swim and& Sport, the company that operates the new Burgess Park pools.</b> Menlo...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3984 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Share your favorite holiday cookie recipes

I'd like to liven up my selection of Christmas cookies this year. Does anyone have a favorite recipe they'd like to share? For...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2007 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 3978 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by John, on Sep 7, 2014 at 8:22 am | 29 comments | 3978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Las Lomitas school board seek a parcel tax increase? How much?

Trustees of the Las Lomitas School District say the district needs a parcel tax increase of $200 a year to avoid program...

Original post made by David Boyce on Nov. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3976 Views

MENLO PARK

Who’s responsible for Allied Arts disaster?

My husband and I recently returned from a six-month trip to find that the Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary to the Packard Children’s...

Original post made by Mrs. S. on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JANELLE A. ARMSTRONG, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 11 comments | 3976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Safe routes to Laurel School: Council sets special meeting

With a deadline for state funding approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Nov. 16,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by free oconnor school, on Nov 18, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 15 comments | 3975 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 3972 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lanes still closed on 101; fatalities ID'd

Traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo continues to be limited to one lane in north and southbound directions this...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 3970 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 3968 Views

AROUND TOWN

National Family Week Photo Contest for Kids & Adults--Win $$$!

Calling all shutterbugs! Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping struggling...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

40th Friends of Millard Fillmore Trivia Hunt could be the last

"This is it," says Robert Hunter, who is retiring after 40 years as the director and founder of the annual Friends of Millard...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Sally Gambol, on Feb 4, 2008 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 3953 Views
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