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AROUND TOWN

Woodside elementary principal leaving district next month

Pam Duarte, hired in 2014 as a principal at Woodside Elementary School, will be leaving the district in mid-February, Superintendent...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2017
Last comment by Carrie, on Jan 16, 2017 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 2575 Views

MENLO PARK

San hill road bike accident last Saturday?

Does anyone know what happened? I saw a horrific bike accident on the bridge over 280. I am curious to know if all were ok?...

Original post made by Jenn on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris P, on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tree cutting for MAHS Fine Arts Center

In past posts I have been quite critical of the architectural merits of the new Fine Arts Center at MAHS. My apologies to...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by my observation, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:44 pm | 6 comments | 2574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act lapses nix Menlo Park meetings

At first glance, it looked like the Menlo Park Transportation Commission -- like others -- was enjoying some time off during...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 2574 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 2574 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving the past

From the street, the first impression is what an odd, but charming, couple. A formidable old log cabin sits squarely in the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2574 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 2573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Children ages 5 and older can sign up in advance to read to a trained therapy dog. Reading aloud increases confidence and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2573 Views

SPORTS

New trail opens near Russian Ridge preserve

Invasive thistles and bullfrogs, endangered snakes, a contaminated landfill site and a mire of regulations were several of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Russian rocks, on Apr 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 2573 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jimmy Carter at Kepler's

Former president Jimmy Carter will at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26, to sign his new book,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Disappointed, on Oct 27, 2010 at 11:43 am | 26 comments | 2573 Views

ATHERTON

Telephone pole may have saved cyclist's life

A wooden telephone pole probably prevented major injuries to a bicyclist traveling north on El Camino Real near Watkins Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 14 comments | 2573 Views

MENLO PARK

Less junk mail means cuts for post office

You probably haven't noticed the difference, but the ranks of clerks in Menlo Park post offices and carriers on local routes...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 30, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 11 comments | 2572 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Thief absconds with $5,000 bicycle

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13984&e=y posted...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Percy, on Jul 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Woodside High: Murder mystery drives musical comedy

Fans of just about every theater genre should find something to like in Woodside High School's upcoming production of "Curtains,"...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dan B., on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Hit-and-run felon sentenced to prison

Valentin Arias Jimenez pleaded no contest Wednesday to two felony hit-and-run with injury charges and one felony car theft...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by Perplexed, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 2572 Views

MENLO PARK

Open Letter To The City Council re: Downtown Parking Plazas

Honorable Mayor Cohen and Council Members: Could someone tell me why the Downtown Parking Plazas are in such disrepair...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Oct 25, 2008 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 2571 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council OKs moving food-truck event to Civic Center

Off the Grid, a weekly food truck gathering at the Caltrain station parking lot in Menlo Park on Wednesday nights, has won...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 17, 2016 at 11:45 am | 11 comments | 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Offers 1,800 Camper Scholarships; Comes to Woodside

Camp Galileo, a summer enrichment program for Pre-K through 5th graders that's opening a site at Woodside Elementary June...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2571 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas teachers out of line

Teachers at Las Lomitas schools stepped out of character last week in an apparent effort to convince board members to give...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2571 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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