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AROUND TOWN

Language Exchange holds grand opening

ABC Language Exchange has opened a school in Menlo Park, providing group, private, and virtual lessons (via Webcam) in 10...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rachel Meyer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1630 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera bank robbery suspect arrested; photo released

A suspect in the April 4 robbery of the Chase Bank in Ladera was arrested Wednesday in Santa Barbara. In custody on robbery...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anony, on Jun 8, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 3270 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President of Canada College to retire

Thomas Mohr, the president of Canada Community College in Woodside, said he will retire at the end of June after six years...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1761 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist severely injured in solo accident

Richard Kadet, 67, of Redwood City crashed his bicycle and was unconscious when he was admitted to Stanford Hospital with...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 8, 2011 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Reading Program at Atherton Library

The summer reading program is underway through August 15th! Children, teens and adults can qualify for prizes throughout...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2423 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Sunday morning (April 17) in the hills above Interstate 280 in San Mateo County, emergency...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 4 comments | 2987 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

In 1998, the 130-year-old Commodore James T. Watkins house was moved from 25 Isabella Ave. to 96 Alejandra Ave. in Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jun 7, 2011 at 7:15 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Tip-A-Cop

For one day only, it's OK to offer money to a police officer -- as long as it's part of the Tip-A-Cop Special Olympics fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Martin, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Should city survey Willows on traffic?

As anyone who tracks letters to the council's email list knows, the topic of the Willows traffic plan study comes before...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by contrary, on Jun 7, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools celebrate 150 years

Who would guess that a town that is 45 years old would be home to a school district that began 150 years ago? Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Did you read the story, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 6/5/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Graveminder - Melissa Marr 2 Great Night - Chris Adrian 3 Tiger’s Wife - Tea Obreht 4 Dreams of...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teens catch alleged purse snatcher

A Menlo Park teenager was chased down and held for police by two 17-year-old Good Samaritans after he allegedly snatched...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 3 comments | 1437 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter #2, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:13 pm | 3 comments | 1861 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suspect arrested in infant's death

East Palo Alto police have arrested a suspect in the Sunday morning shooting and killing of a 3-month-old baby on Wisteria...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 6, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 2 comments | 1749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth, 17, charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Des, on Jun 6, 2011 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan - The Forgotten Issue

On Monday, June 6, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take up and discuss the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan Environmental...

Original post made by Raymond Mueller on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2107 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'Granny' oak worthy of saving

At 300 years of age, they call her "Granny." In truth, she is a healthy, robust middle-ager with others like her having been...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery on Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bridging gender gap in science

Menlo School has launched a pilot program to boost the number of girls who study science, technology, engineering and math...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 6, 2011 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2682 Views

MENLO PARK

MP police to see hours cut and MP council members wary of outsourcing

Some Menlo Park council members wary of outsourcing http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18160298?nclick_check=1 Menlo...

Original post made by Bob on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 6, 2011 at 9:30 am | 12 comments | 2111 Views
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