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SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep boys win first outright CCS soccer title in 15 years

Luke Maxwell scored an insurance goal with less than a minute to play, leading Sacred Heart Prep to a 3-1 win over Evergreen...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2021
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AROUND TOWN

New task force cracks down on illegal fireworks in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Determined to prevent a repeat of last year's fireworks explosions, the cities of East Palo Alto and Menlo Park have formed...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 1, 2021 at 9:54 am | 4 comments | 5372 Views

MENLO PARK

Much-loved longtime Menlo Park employee is battling COVID-19 in the ICU

Natalya Jones, well-known to local parents as the director of Menlo Park's child care programs at Burgess Park and Belle...

Original post made on May. 30, 2021
Last comment by Nanc, on May 31, 2021 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 7461 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local towns face increased state housing requirements

Midpeninsula towns are seeing increasing housing allocation requirements, much to the displeasure of some locals, while others...

Original post made on May. 18, 2021
Last comment by Observer, on May 30, 2021 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 8444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are local cops getting vaccinated? It depends on the police department

Police departments throughout Santa Clara and San Mateo counties are encouraging officers to get vaccinated, but the results...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by MPCSD resident, on May 29, 2021 at 6:20 pm | 16 comments | 5695 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton taps insider as new principal

The Sequoia Union High District officials chose Vice Principal Karl Losekoot to lead Menlo-Atherton High School after Principal...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by Cindy Folker, on May 28, 2021 at 7:04 pm | 6 comments | 5971 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park won't rule out changes to single-family zoning

The Menlo Park City Council took a nearly unprecedented step Tuesday by narrowly deciding to not rule out possible changes...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by Iris, on May 28, 2021 at 2:39 pm | 6 comments | 6601 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire board names deputy chief as interim replacement for outgoing Chief Schapelhouman

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board unanimously chose Deputy Fire Chief Mike Shaffer to serve as an interim replacement...

Original post made on May. 27, 2021
Last comment by wlb204, on May 27, 2021 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 4111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight killed in shooting at San Jose VTA maintenance yard

A shooting at a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority maintenance facility in San Jose on Wednesday morning has resulted...

Original post made on May. 26, 2021
Last comment by Brian, on May 26, 2021 at 9:33 pm | 2 comments | 5517 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Open space district launches yearslong process to make Portola Valley 'Hawthorns area' public

The Hawthorns area of the Windy Hill Open Space Preserve is 79 acres of off-limits territory in Portola Valley. But that...

Original post made on May. 25, 2021
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 25, 2021 at 11:47 pm | 1 comment | 5312 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park announces plan for resumption of city services

The city of Menlo Park released on Saturday a list of the types of venues and services it will allow to re-open in four phases...

Original post made on May. 22, 2021
Last comment by TriciaB, on May 24, 2021 at 4:58 pm | 3 comments | 5416 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park council votes to end library late fees and try expanded scholarship program for recreation services

Overdue fees at the Menlo Park Library will soon be a thing of the past, following a unanimous vote by Menlo Park's City...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1036 Views

ATHERTON

Golden Acorn Awards highlight pandemic contributions

Menlo Park's leaders celebrated on Thursday a year like no other by recognizing the pandemic response contributions of local...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 5499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Reducing wildfire risk to homes and communities

In a guest opinion, Don Bullard, battalion chief and fire marshal for the Woodside Fire Protection District, writes about...

Original post made on May. 24, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4582 Views

MOVIES

In-person and virtual audiences invited to Palo Alto Players' 'Tea for Three'

With "Tea for Three: Lady Bird, Pat and Betty," Palo Alto Players is making the bold move back to in-person theater, while...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4036 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Stanford reverses course, saves 11 sports that were set for chopping block

After a controversial decision to cut nearly a third of its varsity sports teams last year, Stanford University has walked...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3838 Views

SPORTS

The Peninsula's most protected trail is delightful. And it's growing. Here's what you need to know.

Hidden off a dirt road in the Skylawn Memorial Cemetery in the hills between San Mateo and Half Moon Bay is a pristine trail...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 12469 Views

MENLO PARK

Al fresco forever?

In June of 2020, as it became clear how significantly California's restaurants were going to be impacted by the pandemic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Dad of 2, on May 21, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook announces $1.5M in grants for accessory units

Facebook announced Thursday that it planned to use $1.5 million from its Innovation Fund to provide grants to five organizations...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Resident, on May 21, 2021 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 5363 Views

MENLO PARK

Twice as many kids are seeking help from local youth counseling service

Between August 2020 and February, more than 100 students sought out counseling at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3178 Views
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