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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pressure over college admissions 'out of control'

A multimillion-dollar college admissions bribery scandal that involved both Palo Alto area parents and hundreds of thousands...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo College sweeps nonconference DH

The Menlo College softball team ended a four-game losing streak with a nonconference doubleheader sweep of Notre Dame de...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
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OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park unveils three conceptual plans for Middle Ave bike/ped crossing

Menlo Park transportation engineers and consultants unveiled three conceptual designs for a bike and pedestrian crossing...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by That will work, on May 23, 2019 at 7:57 pm | 18 comments | 6355 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

As statewide tensions continue, East Palo Alto school district eyes charter school moratorium

The Ravenswood City School District Board of Education could become the latest public agency to lend its voice to the divisive...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by Anne DeCarli, on May 23, 2019 at 5:33 pm | 4 comments | 3090 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ward and Mary Paine: Pioneer preservationists honored with lifetime achievement award

Portola Valley duo Ward and Mary Paine have been key players in preserving tens of thousands of acres of Peninsula hills,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
Last comment by Sandy Welch, on May 23, 2019 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 3621 Views

SPORTS

Seeking Community Volunteers for the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships (July 31-August 4) at Stanford University.

Volunteers are needed to assist with the 2019 Phillips 66 National and Speedo Junior National Swimming Championships this...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on May. 23, 2019
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ATHERTON

M-A stages 'The Man Who Came to Dinner'

"The Man Who Came to Dinner," a Broadway comedy about a radio personality who recuperates in a small town in Ohio after a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1943 Views

MENLO PARK

By pleading guilty in college-admissions scandal, Menlo Park father could face prison time

A Menlo Park father charged with taking part in a nationwide college-admissions scam to get his daughter into a top-ranked...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by , on May 22, 2019 at 5:46 pm | 1 comment | 4860 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Rotary awards scholarships

More than 100 students from four local high schools received scholarships and academic achievement awards during the Rotary...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Maureen, on May 22, 2019 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 4643 Views

WOODSIDE

Rob Lindner steps up to top job in Woodside fire district

Rob Lindner, who was among the first paramedics hired by the Woodside Fire Protection District, officially took over as the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by Jon Castor, on May 21, 2019 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 4950 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park fire board meeting gets contentious

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board moved forward with a plan for an emergency notification system and agreed to...

Original post made on May. 17, 2019
Last comment by just asking, on May 21, 2019 at 1:14 pm | 7 comments | 4531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley may update its 1964-vintage general plan

Portola Valley is considering an update to its current general plan, which was adopted in 1964. The plan would take a long-term...

Original post made on May. 21, 2019
Last comment by wall fallacies, on May 21, 2019 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 3088 Views

MENLO PARK

Ester Bugna, historian, library commissioner and lifelong Menlo Park resident, dies at 84

Ester Bugna, a dedicated member of the Menlo Park Historical Association and Library Commission until her last days, died...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by Tim Johnston3, on May 21, 2019 at 10:17 am | 6 comments | 4437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: We need the Green New Deal

Our world will become a much more hazardous place unless we stop climate change. The Green New Deal (GND) is a plan to stimulate...

Original post made on May. 5, 2019
Last comment by Pnu Walker, on May 21, 2019 at 10:14 am | 38 comments | 6066 Views

ATHERTON

Home sales

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Menlo Park recorded the highest home sale at $6.8 million for a...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Renee Batti, on May 20, 2019 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 3894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Talking trash

Local garbage-processing centers face new challenges because of a change in China's policy on accepting recycling, which...

Original post made on May. 20, 2019
Last comment by Philip Freeman, on May 20, 2019 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 5001 Views

AROUND TOWN

For stressed-out families, local doctors are prescribing a new fix: public parks

It's no secret that getting outdoors is good for people. Bay Area health officials have been at the heart of a growing movement...

Original post made on May. 11, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 20, 2019 at 2:04 pm | 15 comments | 7624 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contentious state housing bill punted to 2020

Senate Bill 50, a contentious bill that aimed to encourage more housing near transit, suffered a setback Thursday when the...

Original post made on May. 16, 2019
Last comment by home owner, on May 19, 2019 at 5:31 pm | 4 comments | 3376 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ravenswood redwoods to face ax after council's final ruling

Following a months-long appeal process led by a group of residents seeking to preserve seven redwood trees at the corner...

Original post made on May. 15, 2019
Last comment by home owner, on May 19, 2019 at 5:02 pm | 4 comments | 4654 Views

WOODSIDE

Cal Fire plans work along Kings Mountain Road next month

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) is planning to begin its major fire suppression project...

Original post made on May. 18, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 18, 2019 at 5:19 pm | 2 comments | 4112 Views
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