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SCHOOLS & KIDS

14 graduate from Woodland School

<I>Submitted by Anita Grossman of Woodland School.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/08/14/14-graduate-from-woodland-school...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Sep 28, 2014 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 158 Views

AROUND TOWN

City Council in control and in charge on Stanford project

Here is the CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING AGENDA for 30 Sept: B. SPECIAL BUSINESS B1. Staff presentation regarding the...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 30, 2014 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 180 Views

MENLO PARK

Peter Carpenter-- City Council in control...

In a separate thread, Peter Carpenter wrote the following, which is copied below. His thread allows only registered uses...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill turner, on Sep 30, 2014 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: No easy solution for troublesome Mountain Home Road crossing

Students at Woodside Elementary School are using new and improved crosswalks in front of the school, but still to come this...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Oct 1, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 413 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Oct 1, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School football tackles new season with rugby in mind

Long a leader in the evolution of player safety, the Menlo School football team has embraced a method of shoulder-leverage...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by the great American game, on Oct 2, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 493 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Preserving memory of a felled pine tree

At the site where a beloved Italian stone pine tree was cut down to prevent it from toppling over in Fremont Park, people...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by guppigirl, on Oct 2, 2014 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 833 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Series of meetings planned on proposed charter school

With the clock ticking down the time the Menlo Park City School District has to decide whether to authorize a Mandarin immersion...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by concerned MPCSD parent, on Oct 2, 2014 at 7:38 pm | 1 comment | 554 Views

MENLO PARK

A walk through Holy Cross

Most local residents have driven past Menlo Park's Holy Cross Cemetery on Santa Cruz Avenue hundreds of times without realizing...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by COH, on Oct 3, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested after police find trove of narcotics in Menlo Park apartment

Menlo Park police arrested two men in connection with a trove of narcotics found in a Menlo Park apartment. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2014
Last comment by Susanne Chang, on Oct 3, 2014 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

AROUND TOWN

At last someone who can explain Measure M

Paul Collacchi's recent email on Measure M has the following signature line: "Any scientist who can't explain to an eight-year...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 242 Views

MENLO PARK

Feature story: A walk through Holy Cross

Menlo Park's Holy Cross Cemetery contains much of the Midpeninsula's history within its gates. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Xipe Totec, on Oct 6, 2014 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 1089 Views

SPORTS

A tough climb behind him, Ross awarded top prize

Ross Fulkerson of Portola Valley is at the peak of his game and he's just 12 years old. But he is also on a path to encounter...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2014
Last comment by Climbinggurl, on Oct 7, 2014 at 7:20 pm | 1 comment | 142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

La Entrada named National Blue Ribbon School

For the second time in six years, La Entrada School in Menlo Park has been named a National Blue Ribbon School. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Oct 8, 2014 at 12:18 pm | 1 comment | 1513 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council backs removal of hazardous trees

Eucalyptus trees in Portola Valley on town-owned property received an evaluation of "no confidence" Wednesday night (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Oct 9, 2014 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

MENLO PARK

Intelligence or Insanity

Nowadays we hear a lot about Smart Phones, Smart Cars and a variety of innovative, creative methods of solving problems with...

Original post made by Observer on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Need for change, on Oct 9, 2014 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 157 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police ask dry cleaner customers to review charges

Menlo Park police are asking customers who used Menalto Cleaners to review credit card statements and receipts for the past...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 10, 2014 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 1728 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fogarty to receive technology medal from the White House

Thomas J. Fogarty of Portola Valley, a noted medical-device inventor, surgeon and vintner, will meet with President Barack...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by f perlroth, on Oct 13, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SHP, Menlo School boys post impressive efforts in water polo

Weekend prep roundup: There's a very good reason why the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School boys are a combined 25-2 in water...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 13, 2014 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 730 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Thursday: Atherton holds earthquake response drill

There should be a lot of action in Atherton on Thursday, Oct. 16 as the town holds an earthquake response drill involving...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 414 Views
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