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AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

In the early 1900s, what is now the Vallombrosa Center at 250 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park was the home of Edward Whiting...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 24, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors finest work....Ordinance No.04430

ORDINANCE NO. 04430 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, COUNTY OF SAN MATEO, STATE OF CALIFORNIA Chapter 2.04.010 Purpose The County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Roger Medler, on Aug 5, 2014 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 1394 Views

MENLO PARK

Alternatives Analysis Meeting; June 1, Burgess Park Rec.Center

Here's a reminder for Bay Area Mid-Peninsula residents. Menlo Park is hosting one of the frequent Alternatives Analysis...

Original post made by Martin Engel on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 26, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1044 Views

MENLO PARK

Sewage district replacing miles of pipe

Construction will begin this summer on about 20 Menlo Park street segments in the College Park and Bay Laurel neighborhoods,...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Someone, on May 26, 2010 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

James Flood Magnet School vandalized

Police are investigating an apparent vandalism early Tuesday morning at the James Flood Magnet School in East Palo Alto in...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Sybille, on May 26, 2010 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rotary awards $114,000 in scholarships

Local high school students took home a record $114,000 in scholarships May 17 during an awards ceremony that also included...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on May 26, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1783 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama arrives for two-day Bay Area visit

President Obama has arrived at San Francisco International Airport for a two-day visit to the Bay Area. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by Norma, on May 26, 2010 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

AROUND TOWN

CORONER'S OFFICE SHOULD REOPEN CASE

After contacting MANY investigators and news agencies, the fact that when the courts decided NOT to return the heart of the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1157 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Wildcat Fever, on May 31, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Making it safer to walk, bike to school

A serious effort is under way to get Portola Valley students to walk or bike to and from Ormondale and Corte Madera schools,...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by old PV, on Jun 1, 2010 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 2384 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by R. Vaughan, on Jun 2, 2010 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 2215 Views

MENLO PARK

Ambient noise in Menlo Park

Manhattan, as anyone who has stayed overnight there knows, has its garbage trucks. It's a constant din. The trade-off, of...

Original post made by Joe on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 2, 2010 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprise of a lifetime

Longtime M-A High jazz band director Frank Moura responds to a surprise concert made up of four decades of alumni jazz bands...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAParent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park City School District hosts meeting for prospective candidates

District residents who are interested in running for the Menlo Park School District Board of Education in the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo Resident, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1953 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

June 3-6: 'Kilroy Was Here' at Hillview

The Hillview Players will present the World War II musical, "Kilroy Was Here," June 3-6 at Hillview Middle School, 1100 Elder...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Actor's parent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1941 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ol' HomeBoy, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1365 Views

MENLO PARK

Speaker revisits Kerouac's 'On the Road'

Beat generation expert Richard Marcel will interview Al Hinkle, real-life counterpart of the character Ed Dunkel in Jack...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 1148 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 1540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frozen yogurt face-off

Spring flowers aren't the only things popping up in Menlo Park this season. The frozen yogurt craze has finally made its...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susan J, on Jun 5, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1798 Views
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