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MENLO PARK

How Ray Mueller got involved in preserving memory of Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller, board members with the Menlo-Atherton Little League, and other residents have rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by measure m supporter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 8 comments | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 4440 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4440 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 4439 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 4439 Views

ATHERTON

Free glow necklaces for trick-or-treaters

The Atherton Police Department is handing out glow necklaces this Halloween. To get on, ask an officer, or go to the police...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4439 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor election will be voided

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today that the election of mayor and vice mayor two days ago...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 101 comments | 4438 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Huge apartment complexes nearing finish

The 3600 block of Haven Avenue in eastern Menlo Park may look like a daunting mass of building frames, but it will soon become...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2017
Last comment by Why Affordable Housing Doesn't Get Built, on Jan 17, 2017 at 4:03 pm | 15 comments | 4438 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police association tactics under fire in election

A number of residents and City Council members are criticizing a pre-election mail and telephone campaign by the Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nothing False, on Oct 10, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 4438 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Jason Picetti dies after four-year battle with ALS

Jason Picetti, who taught math at La Entrada School in Menlo Park until illness forced him to retire, died peacefully early...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Galvin Family, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 4437 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council approves development agreement for Facebook expansion project

Facebook is one step closer to expanding its offices again. The Menlo Park City Council on July 19 approved a development...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2016
Last comment by correction needed, on Jul 21, 2016 at 2:30 pm | 7 comments | 4436 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Pregnant woman robbed in driveway

A man approached a pregnant woman sitting in a car parked in the driveway of her Menlo Park home and shattered a car window...

Original post made on May. 16, 2014
Last comment by Belden, on May 16, 2014 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 4436 Views

SPORTS

P.A Babe Ruth 13s All Stars , Regionals Game Two, in Utah

Yuma, Arizona found holes in Palo Alto's usually tight defense and pounded 16 hits to gain a 12-8 victory in Saturday night's...

Original post made by Suzanne McHugh on Jul. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4435 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 4434 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Do you know about Back-a-Yard Caribbean restaurant in Menlo Park?

Check out this blog by Adam Paul on a Menlo Park restaurant: "In the office for the first time in weeks due to a colleague...

Original post made by News Hound on May. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 16, 2007 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 4434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe to stay on Menalto Avenue

Kathleen Daly, owner of the popular Cafe Zoe at 1929 Menalto Ave. in the Willows area of Menlo Park, said she has signed...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Scott, on Jun 10, 2014 at 8:12 pm | 4 comments | 4433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stop signs and cyclists: is there an answer?

When a knot of 30 or 40 or even 100 bicyclists passes through Portola Valley and Woodside, as happens regularly, the cyclists...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by La Hondan, on Sep 23, 2010 at 10:07 am | 49 comments | 4433 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 | 4432 Views

SPORTS

M-A Softball wins big over SSF

PAL Ocean Division- Girls Varsity Softball M-A was paced by Olivia Vagelos' 3 hits, Sarah Black- 2 hits and Emily McPhearson...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Mar. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park School District Expansion - idea propsed..

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4430 Views
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