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MENLO PARK

Share Memories of Ken Kesey and Jerry Garcia

Artist Leah Lubin and the Menlo Park Library invite you to a celebration to share memories of Jerry Garcia and Ken Kesey...

Original post made by Roberta Roth on Oct. 19, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 3721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Time to get your flu shot

This information is from Peter Bauer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in San Francisco: Getting...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
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MENLO PARK

10th Annual Menlo Park Fine Arts Festival Oct. 20-22

The 10th Annual Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival returns to downtown Menlo Park Oct. 20-22 along tree-lined Santa Cruz Avenue...

Original post made by Helena on Oct. 10, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Letter: Neighbors oppose big house on Olive Street

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Menlo Park City Council will hear the appeal of a use permit for a 5,400 square foot spec house...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Another Menlo Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 6:43 am | 24 comments | 3718 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 3718 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven parents protest after-school merger

The city of Menlo Park wants to merge the after-school program it runs in Belle Haven with the Boys and Girls Club of the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pat Watkins, on May 23, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 3717 Views

ATHERTON

What do you think of Atherton's appointment of a new building official?

Atherton has hired its senior building inspector, Mike Wasmann, to head the town's building department. It's been a tumultuous...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 1, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Hang up and ride

Just saw it again: a young kid, maybe 10 or 11, riding his bike on a busy arterial street, helmet on head, and yacking on...

Original post made by The Peripatetic Observer on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 7, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3716 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 3716 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop to be put up for sale

A change in ownership may be ahead for the Golden Shears barber shop in downtown Menlo Park. After more than five decades...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by MPer , on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 3715 Views

WOODSIDE

Narrow roads are Woodside's Gordian knot

The dimensions of a road can mean different things to different people. Consider the seemingly contrary views of local firefighters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 3715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3715 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trails, dogs and people

I took a walk the other day on the Coal Mine Ridge trail system and almost immediately encountered a covey of quail having...

Original post made by \"Likes to hike\" on Oct. 21, 2006
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THE LOCAL DISH

Lousy service plagues MP restaurants

I don't eat out often, but when I do go to restaurants in Menlo Park there is one constant ... service is not good. It ranges...

Original post made by Tipster on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 3714 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by slight abdominal bulge, on Nov 24, 2009 at 9:41 pm | 27 comments | 3713 Views

MENLO PARK

Congrats to the new Housing Commissioner ...

Dear Don Brawner, I am writing to congratulate you on being the newest member of the Housing Commission. I applaud you for...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Dean, on Jan 28, 2007 at 8:04 am | 11 comments | 3713 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck crash?

Does anybody know anything about a truck crash on Ramona Road? There's been no report, although the road was closed all...

Original post made by Alekaneleno on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 3712 Views

MENLO PARK

VTA cuts MP bus service from train station

Beginning next year public transit riders will no longer be able to travel from the Menlo Park train station to Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by public transit supporter, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 3712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 3708 Views
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