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MENLO PARK

Serious Menlo Park collision leads to DUI arrest

The driver of a vehicle involved in a serious collision in Menlo Park a little after midnight this morning (May 26) has been...

Original post made on May. 26, 2019
Last comment by Quinton, on May 26, 2019 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 3078 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RCSD issues RFP for lease of Hawes, Adelante and Orion schoolsites.

After passing several, multimillion dollar bond measures to upgrade their school facilities, the Redwood City School District...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 26, 2019
There are no comments yet. 103 Views

MENLO PARK

Empowering through science

M-A student Rachel Park started Curieus, a nonprofit aimed at fostering interest in STEM among underserved elementary school...

Original post made on May. 25, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on May 25, 2019 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'This is not saying we're anti-charter.' Ravenswood school board backs state charter bills

The Ravenswood City school board unanimously approved Thursday night a charter school moratorium that throws their support...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by MP Resident, on May 24, 2019 at 10:08 pm | 1 comment | 944 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Expert says paying for train tunnel would require 'significant' new development

Last week, Palo Alto scrapped its exploration of an underground rail line. Tuesday, Menlo Park's City Council heard from...

Original post made on May. 22, 2019
Last comment by Plan for your money, on May 24, 2019 at 8:42 pm | 9 comments | 1951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park woman who paid $15K in college admissions scam pleads guilty

Menlo Park resident Marjorie Klapper pleaded guilty Friday in the national college admissions scam, becoming the fourth parent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by resident, on May 24, 2019 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1877 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

First Portola Valley School District superintendent Tony Rose remembered

Derek Rose intends to pull up at Portola Valley Town Center on Saturday, May 25, in his father's black '55 T-bird, the one...

Original post made on May. 24, 2019
Last comment by V.K. Marugg, on May 24, 2019 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 363 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 606 Views

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 | 3037 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 | 930 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 | 1445 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
There are no comments yet. 87 Views

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. 253 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 | 2452 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 | 1581 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 | 1671 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 | 2292 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 | 1146 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 | 1880 Views
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