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'Little Free Library' in Menlo Park

Kathryn Lewark stocks her "Little Free Library" in front of her home on Yale Road in Menlo Park. She stocks the library,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by CLH, on Mar 20, 2013 at 8:01 pm | 1 comment | 1760 Views


Ravenswood district seek new superintendent

A search firm is seeking a replacement for Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Maria De La Vega, who has announced...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by MPCSD employee, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views


Peninsula Bridge graduate wins award

Ruby Moreno, a freshman at Stanford University and alumna of the Peninsula Bridge Program, is the first winner of the Bill's...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 26, 2013 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1248 Views


Gymnastics probe findings won't be made public

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Apr 1, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views


Menlo Park raises city fees

Changes to Menlo Park fees for community services such as gymnastics classes, afterschool programs and facility rentals will...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views


La Honda Road reopens; Ranch Road blocked

La Honda Road (state Highway 84) in San Mateo County has reopened after downed cable lines blocked traffic for several hours...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 8, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views


Belle Haven may yet see active police substation

Buried in discussion of Menlo Park's upcoming budget was a hint as to the fate of a long-awaited, active police substation...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views


Guest opinion: Can Menlo Park recover what it lost in specific plan?

With the recent downtown Menlo Park project submitted by Stanford University, residents are waking up to the reality of a...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1152 Views


Gardeners arrested on suspicion of burglary

Two men were arrested after a woman arrived home in an unincorporated area of Menlo Park to find them inside her home...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1569 Views


Residents: Get employee costs under control

Menlo Park City Council members said they wanted to hear what the public thinks about matters they should consider during...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 1297 Views


First 8 PM or Later Menlo Park Sunset Occurs Tonight

Tonight, May 2, for the first time this year the Sun will set at 8 PM in Menlo Park. And for the next 105 nights Menlo Park...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by River, on May 2, 2013 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 986 Views


May 4-5: Six artists exhibit in Menlo Park

Six Peninsula artists -- Alice Weil, Jean Prophet, Julia Munger Seelos, Lynn Montoya, Kim Holl and Frances Freyberg -- will...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on May 2, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2040 Views


Today: Kite Day in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park Community Services Department will hold its annual Kite Day on Saturday, May 4, from noon to 3 p.m.,...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on May 4, 2013 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1319 Views


Letter: Watch out for buses on the Grand Boulevard

At a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting, though residents protested the horrendous traffic impacts expected from Stanford's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dharma, on May 8, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1404 Views


Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 1333 Views


Raising mental health awareness

Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park is a mental health advocate, human rights activist, and mother. The empathy she brings to all...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by K Breisch, on May 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views


Red Light Cameras ineffective in reducing violations

This letter was sent to Menlo Park City Council as well as Sgt. Kaufman. May 20, 2013 Sgt. Sharon Kaufman Menlo Park Police...

Original post made by Roger Jones on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Good letter, on May 21, 2013 at 8:34 am | 1 comment | 1089 Views


Teen killed, two others injured in shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that killed one teen and injured two others Sunday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sad, on May 20, 2013 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1357 Views


Menlo Massacre girls win soccer tourney

The Menlo Massacre, an under-10 girls soccer team, defeated San Carlos 2-1, to win the championship game of the El Palo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Grieved, on May 22, 2013 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views


Menlo may restore library hours, add red-light camera

How do you spend $75.5 million in one fiscal year? Menlo Park plans to answer that question as the city's 2013-2014 budget...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on May 24, 2013 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1434 Views
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