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AROUND TOWN

Playhouses to be auctioned off

For the 10th year, Stanford Shopping Center is the setting for playhouses that range in themes from a classic firehouse ...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Thor, on Jun 3, 2011 at 7:17 pm | 1 comment | 1430 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: 'Mildred Pierce' in Menlo

Salon Menlo will celebrate on Sunday the fictional and cinematic character Mildred Pierce through film clips from the 1945...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by PALLBEAR, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1017 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1261 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging gender gap in science

Menlo School has launched a pilot program to boost the number of girls who study science, technology, engineering and math...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery on Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth, 17, charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Des, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 1611 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Tip-A-Cop

For one day only, it's OK to offer money to a police officer -- as long as it's part of the Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1086 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

In 1998, the 130-year-old Commodore James T. Watkins house was moved from 25 Isabella Ave. to 96 Alejandra Ave. in Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1083 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist severely injured in solo accident

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City crashed his bicycle and was unconscious when he was admitted to Stanford Hospital with...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Language Exchange holds grand opening

ABC Language Exchange has opened a school in Menlo Park, providing group, private, and virtual lessons (via Webcam) in 10...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rachel Meyer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1099 Views

MENLO PARK

Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 952 Views

MENLO PARK

Saving centuries-old oak tree carries steep price

A tunnel might be the key to saving "Granny," the 65-foot-tall heritage oak tree standing in the way of a new Hetch Hetchy...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1036 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Draft EIR Fails to Comply with California Environmental Quality Act

Here is a copy of a news release attacking the lousy, ridiculous, $1.5 million down a rathole, proposed Menlo Park specific...

Original post made by interesting on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ernest Goitein, on Jun 19, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 1066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter in gang-related incident gets 110 years

A long term behind bars is in store for Manuel Enraine Moreno, an East Palo Alto man convicted by a jury of premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by miguel, on Jun 17, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans installs 'high tech' fare boxes

New "high tech" fare boxes that accept cash, coins, tokens and paper magnetic-stripe tickets are being installed on SamTrans...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by so last century, on Jun 20, 2011 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

MENLO PARK

The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

OTHER TOPICS

People: 'Whirlwind on Wheels' crusaded to make trails, parks accessible to all

Friends and admirers of Phyllis Cangemi will gather Saturday, July 14, to celebrate the life and work of the small, passionate,...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Save Flood Park, on Jun 21, 2011 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1616 Views
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