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After unplanned day off, M-A to resume normal schedule on Tuesday

M-A students had a day off from classes on Monday (Sept. 28) because, with the exception of the small gymnasium, the campus...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Didn't see it coming, on Sep 30, 2015 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 1725 Views


Confronting challenges of teen mental health, stress, suicide

More than 350 people gathered Monday night to hear a panel talk about topics that make many uncomfortable: the mental health...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 17, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 4 comments | 2352 Views


Schools: First Common Core test results are released

The first results from California's new standardized testing, which looks at how students meet the new Common Core standards,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 13, 2015 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 2845 Views


Police will be out in force in Menlo Park, Atherton

Police from four jurisdictions will be in Menlo Park and Atherton on Friday looking for distracted drivers to ticket. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Law is Settled, on Sep 12, 2015 at 5:53 pm | 19 comments | 2776 Views


Wednesday: Downtown meeting focuses on Menlo Park's M-2 zone

A community meeting that will give residents a chance to learn the latest about Menlo Park's ongoing project to update goals,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 772 Views


Local 4-H Club members prepare for fair

Several Menlo Park 4-Hers have been raising livestock for the San Mateo County Fair, being held June 11-19. ==B Photo:==...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by me, on Aug 31, 2015 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1894 Views


Menlo Park district will remove oak on new school site

A very large, very old oak tree on the new Upper Laurel School site that some people had asked the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Aug 27, 2015 at 5:05 pm | 3 comments | 412 Views


Highway 84 closed in Woodside

Live power lines are down in the 1400 block of La Honda Road (state Highway 84) in Woodside, and eastbound and westbound...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 22, 2015 at 9:28 am | 3 comments | 1174 Views


Sequoia Healthcare School District meeting

The pictured announcement appeared on the home page of the Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) on whose Board I have served...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 125 Views


Smoke from Lake County fires now in San Mateo County

The smoke apparent in local communities Saturday morning has drifted into the area from fires elsewhere in the state, including...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by @parent, on Aug 15, 2015 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 476 Views


M-A teacher wins presidential award for environmental education

Lance Powell, who teaches environmental chemistry and advanced-placement environmental science at Menlo-Atherton High School,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Jane D, on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:47 am | 4 comments | 2253 Views


Menlo Park resident calls cops; three teens nabbed on suspicion of multiple burglaries

A call to police from an alert Menlo Park resident who spotted three people ransacking his car on Stanford Avenue in the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2015
Last comment by Stats, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:17 am | 5 comments | 2985 Views


Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 3135 Views


Kindles let students read on long school commutes

A pilot program to lend Kindles to Ormondale School students who have long commutes has resulted in more than 1,600 books...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2015
Last comment by a very good read, on Jun 25, 2015 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2069 Views


Kids read on long commutes

Kindergartners Benjamin and Daniel used to take naps on their 30-minute-plus bus rides between Omondale School in Portola...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Educator, on Jun 23, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 972 Views


Former students, teachers, families say farewell to Portola Valley School

The spirit of the long-closed Portola Valley School, known affectionately as "PVS," soared again Oct. 12 when the town of...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Rebecca Maldonado, on Jun 16, 2015 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 1339 Views


Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 3104 Views


District veteran headed for Hillview principal's office

Willy Haug, Hillview Middle School's associate principal, has been chosen to replace Erik Burmeister as Hillview's principal,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Hillview Mom, on Jun 5, 2015 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 2618 Views


Tonight: County committee scheduled to vote on O'Connor Street transfer request

A county committee will decide tonight whether to allow some residents of O'Connor Street in Menlo Park to switch from the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by any news?, on Jun 2, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 3 comments | 1050 Views


Bill eliminating personal belief vaccination exemption clears state senate

A bill that would eliminate the personal belief exemption allowing parents to opt out of vaccinating their children has passed...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on May 24, 2015 at 9:21 am | 26 comments | 6371 Views
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