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MENLO PARK

Sacred education for the 21st century

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, so the saying goes. In this case, from the purchase of 40 acres of land in 1894 has...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nitza Agam, on Aug 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toddler Dance Party

The Atherton Library will be hosting a program with musician Andrew Gomez, for ages 1 and up. Tuesday, Sept 4, at 10:30 am....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 883 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 3522 Views

MENLO PARK

New 'sharrows' coming to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings -- "sharrows" -- to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive in upcoming...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Observing Bicyclists, on Aug 29, 2012 at 7:08 pm | 34 comments | 1778 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley man charged with manslaughter in fatal car crash

Keith Benford Knudsen, 19, of Portola Valley is being charged with "gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated" in a...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Neill Kenmuir, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 47 comments | 5585 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to a Good Samaritan biker

Thanks you to Eric, of Menlo Park, for stopping and helping me,a new bicyclist on Portola Valley Road Tuesday night 8/28...

Original post made by Eileen O\'Rourke on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Also from Menlo Park, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Movie Night

The Atherton Library will be showing "The Secret World of Arrietty" on Friday, August 31 at 7 pm. Doors open at 6:45. Refreshments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 895 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council travel expenses vary widely

An annual review of the City Council's travel expenses shows Mayor Kirsten Keith on pace as the top spender, by far, among...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:46 pm | 3 comments | 956 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a North Fair Oaks church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea delayed in 1986 homicide case

Attorneys for a 49-year-old man, recently arrested in connection with the 1986 killing of a 17-year-old girl, were granted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1010 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Los Trancos Woods: Fire destroys garage, two vehicles and part of house

A two-alarm structure fire significantly damaged a home at 5 Joaquin Road in Los Trancos Woods after destroying the garage,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Amelia Gough, on Aug 28, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

Roadway 'sharrows' coming soon to downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park plans to add shared lane markings — "sharrows" — to portions of Menlo Avenue and University Drive...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ellen, on Aug 28, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 827 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman donates money to replace stolen bike

"Don't let the good in the world be overshadowed by these people," said a note from an anonymous woman to a 14-year-old boy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain's average weekday ridership in June was a record 50,390, an 11 percent increase over June 2011, the Peninsula Corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Scott Singer, on Aug 28, 2012 at 6:12 am | 6 comments | 834 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to decide on Little League facilities in park, rebuilding Town Center

Atherton voters will be asked on the November ballot whether they want to see permanent Little League structures in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sorry Didi, on Aug 27, 2012 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 1270 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Whitman gives $100,000 to Romney super PAC

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, a candidate in the 2010 race for governor, gave $100,000 to a super PAC working for Republican...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Romney is LOSING, on Aug 27, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 96 comments | 2998 Views

MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 1643 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Charles "Chuck" Huggins, top executive at See's Candies

Friends and relatives of Charles "Chuck" Newel Huggins, the noted philanthropist, president and chief executive of See's...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by John Straubel, on Aug 26, 2012 at 4:39 pm | 5 comments | 1690 Views

MENLO PARK

Acrid smell near SRI last night

Did anyone else smell an acrid odor near the intersection of Ravenswood and Laurel last night around 2 A.M.? I've smelled...

Original post made by Concerned on Aug. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 833 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views
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