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Hands-free cell phone law takes effect July 1

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, and the California Highway Patrol are reminding drivers that they have to switch from...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Jun 20, 2008 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 4627 Views

MENLO PARK

Jim Lewis threatens libel lawsuit against Menlo Park, councilwoman

For the past year, Palo Alto resident Jim Lewis has become one of Menlo Park's most persistent volunteers, attending countless...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Renter, on Jun 20, 2008 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 5413 Views

MENLO PARK

What was the Police activity at the new Safeway 2 nights ago?

I was turning from ElCamino onto Middle and saw multiple police cars had the new parking lot totally blocked off, all the...

Original post made by Chris P on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by It's not safe, on Jun 19, 2008 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 3644 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parkinson's: Not a death sentence

Lynn Fielder remembers the first time she accepted Parkinson's disease as an inseparable part of herself. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2008
Last comment by David DiBenedetto, on Jun 19, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 4517 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 | 3475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adult Summer Reading at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library has an informal Adult Summer Reading Program going on all summer long. The theme is "Transform Your...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Jun. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3493 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Founder of Al's Nursery in Portola Valley dies at 80

Alwin Bertschinger, always called Al, who founded a nursery in 1959 on a neglected orchard along Portola Road that became...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 4947 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

SCOTT ALONSO GRADUATES FOR UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

Scott Alonso, so of Jane Miller of Menlo Park, recently graduated for the University of Hawaii. During his four years on...

Original post made by Tony Miller on Jun. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3915 Views

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Kepler's Weekly Best Sellers 6/15/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. All We Ever Wanted Was Everything - Janelle Brown 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jun. 16, 2008
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fireworks show sparks dispute

For five years, Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park has put on a July Fourth fireworks show. Now, one resident...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2008
Last comment by Smiles, on Jun 16, 2008 at 12:17 pm | 1 comment | 4789 Views

MENLO PARK

What's on your wish list for downtown Menlo Park?

There are a number of empty spaces on Santa Cruz Avenue now, including the impressive new building at the site of the old...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by home chef, on Jun 16, 2008 at 10:48 am | 46 comments | 5817 Views

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Solo vehicle crash kills one in Portola Valley

An accident Thursday night seriously injured the driver of a black BMW and killed his passenger, a 19-year-old Redwood City...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4854 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: The hard questions about high-speed rail

I recently rode to Menlo Park on the train with a Caltrain official and had the opportunity to ask him a number of questions...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by John Wilson, on Jun 13, 2008 at 12:51 pm | 16 comments | 5367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board approves Encinal School EIR

The school board of the Menlo Park City School District adopted Monday night the environmental impact report on the construction...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by ostrich tail feathers, on Jun 12, 2008 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 6891 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday night block downtown Menlo Park Party

Last year Menlo Park blocked off Santa Cruz avenue a few Wednesdays and had live music, food and things for the kids. Does...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 3209 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lessons learned on playing field of life

Room 25 at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park was empty this morning. Normally, the carefully orchestrated chaos of the classroom...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on Jun 12, 2008 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 4576 Views

AROUND TOWN

In Concert with Irene Sharp, Cello, and Steven Lightburn, Piano

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents a special free event – In Concert...

Original post made by CSMA on Jun. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinions: Two views of direction for Menlo's downtown

<B>Green ribbon panel wants walkable, bikeable theme to cut emissions</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6377...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by ever hopeful, on Jun 11, 2008 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 4782 Views

SPORTS

M-A defeats Terra Nova 19-9

The Menlo-Atherton Bears football team defeated Terra Nova Friday night, 19-9, at Sequoia High. The Bears are now 8-0 overall...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2008
Last comment by John Smith, on Jun 11, 2008 at 1:16 am | 2 comments | 4178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Calling all school board candidates; informational meeting set for Tuesday

A candidate information night for the upcoming election for the Menlo Park City School District board is set for 7 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2008
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