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MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Rose Scott, 12, dines at White House

Rose Scott, 12, and her mother just returned from dining at the White House, where President Obama and First Lady Michelle...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 10, 2013 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New private high school to open

A new private school, Compass High School, is opening in August in Redwood City for students with "learning differences and...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by Advocate, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:12 pm | 3 comments | 1481 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Hillview Middle School playing field must be ripped up and rebuilt

Neighbors of Hillview Middle School may have hoped for a quiet summer after living through three previous summers of major...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A little history, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:21 am | 33 comments | 3285 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Is it art -- or a disgrace?

Please take a moment to look at this photo. The "sculpture" in the photo is located on Willow Road and Coleman Avenue in...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by mary ellis, on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 49 comments | 7521 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One confirmed dead from 6-alarm fire

One victim died in a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City Sunday that also injured 21 people, fire officials...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 4 comments | 1195 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A mid-year update from Menlo Park mayor

I'm pleased to update residents at mid-year on important issues in Menlo Park. Here are the high points of where we are today:...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by MenloFam, on Jul 8, 2013 at 7:04 pm | 8 comments | 1732 Views

MENLO PARK

Bald eagle spotted in Woodside

Jeff Degnan, who lives on Canada Road in Woodside, saw this bald eagle over his house today (July 5). His daughter Emily...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by It's Crystal, on Jul 8, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

O-Negative Blood is Needed in Response to SFO Plane Crash

It's being reported in that blood deliveries to each hospital affected by the SFO plane crash have created a severe shortage...

Original post made by Ray Mueller on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Jul 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible road rage turns into shooting

A 32-year-old man was shot in the face in the early hours of July 5 in what police said was a possible road-rage incident....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Martin, on Jul 7, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Louise Street conflict escalates

If a tree branch falls on Louise Street, someone will be there to hear it, watch it and photograph it, as the conflict between...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by AJ, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:31 am | 11 comments | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ormondale principal named

Kevin Keegan, an elementary school principal in the Santa Clara Unified School District, has been appointed the new principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Santa Clara transplant, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1213 Views

FICTION

Judge dismisses defamation lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1325 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Government at Crossroads

On July 15th the four remaining members of the Council will meet to try and pick a successor to retiring Jerry Carlson’s...

Original post made by Atherton Resident on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by 3-2 or 2-3 Council, on Jul 6, 2013 at 9:01 am | 10 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer pioneer Doug Engelbart of Atherton dies at 88

The fellowship of high-technology pioneers lost another giant Tuesday with the death of Atherton resident Douglas Engelbart....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 2334 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Girl, 11, dies after accident on Interstate 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, just south of Page Mill...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 1106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Photos from Junior Rodeo

A cowgirl at the Junior Rodeo at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. ==I Photo by Magali Gauthier/The...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 1277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton council watcher hopes to exchange audience seat for one on the dais

Council watcher and longtime Atherton resident John Ruggeiro is the third applicant for the vacant City Council seat, hoping...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by People's Voice, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 2229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' and fun to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 2 comments | 1233 Views
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