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  1. High school student-run Grab Bag Theater builds leaders and communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 10 |

    Besides being home to Facebook and quiet suburban streets, Menlo Park's lesser-known claim to fame is Grab Bag Theater, one of the only entirely high school student-run theater groups in the country. Grab Bag puts on a play, musical, and a Winter Arts Festival annually, as well as open mic nights throughout the year.


  2. Volunteers are key to Easter meal at St. Anthony's Padua Dining RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2017 |

    Through out last week and this morning, volunteers worked tirelessly in preparation for the Easter meal being served at St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room in Menlo Park from noon to 2:30 pm today. They procured and sorted the extra supplies needed including the whole frozen turkeys and cooked hams that will be the main course, and a committee of volunteers decorated the dining room with sunny balloons and flowers.


  3. Artist Mary Stahl paints open expanses and intimate scenes of natureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 |

    Open Spaces and Quiet Places , an exhibition of landscape paintings in pastel and oil by Mary K. Stahl , is the featured exhibit at the Portola Art Gallery in April. There will be a reception for Mary on Saturday, April 22, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.


  4. Ed Dobbs, local business owner and mentor to many, passes away at age 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 |

    Edward Francis Dobbs, 68, passed away on February 22 at his home in Redwood City after a short and aggressive battle with brain cancer. He will be missed for many reasons, but most certainly for his warm smile and his love of life.


  5. Atherton resident Louis Matas celebrates his 103rd birthday with friends and familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 |

    For Atherton resident Louis Matas, the milestone birthdays just keep coming, as do the annual celebrations at Harry's Hofbrau in Redwood City where he was last night celebrating turning 103-years-old with family and friends.


  6. Menlo-Atherton High School folks show spirit at community rally in Redwood CtiyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2017 |

    The action at Courthouse Square in Redwood City yesterday while the Women's March was going on in other Bay Area towns was a rally on ways to to take action. Woodside resident Joan Baez brought back a bit of the 60s by singing.


  7. Spotted: Menlo Park couple at rally supporting Mother EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 |

    Menlo Park residents Michael Closson and wife, Catherine Milton, participated in today's events by going to the Courthouse Square rally in Redwood City.


  8. Spotted: Menlo Park Mom and baby on way to "Community Action Rally" in Redwood CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2017 |

    InMenlo contributing photographer Betsy Sergeant Snow was in Redwood City today at the "Community Action Rally" at Courthouse Square in Redwood City.


  9. Happy kids get Christmas toys thanks to St. Anthony's Padua Dining RoomRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2016 |

    The rain cooperated this morning turning into light drizzle as hundreds of kids lined up for a toy giveaway at St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room, an event co-sponsored with the Menlo Park Firefighters Association. "So far, we have never turned anyone away" said Betty Steidel, the volunteer coordinator of the giveaway.


  10. Large apartment building fire on Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park contained quicklyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 |

    Menlo Park Firefighters responded to a large, two-story, 16-unit apartment complex fire at 3.02 pm Wednesday , when the owner/occupant called Public Safety Communications to report that her kitchen fire was on fire. Battalion Chief Dan Coyle arrived at 3:05 pm and reported "smoke showing" directing in-coming units to fire attack, rescue, water supply, ventilation, backup and standby, in case of the need for firefighter rescue.


  11. Tom and Sandy Farley tell tales at Menlo Park Library on Dec. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 |

    On December 10 at 11:00 am, the Menlo Park Library will present a program of tales for adults by the tandem storytelling team of Tom and Sandy Farley, also known as Spontaneous Combustion . Tandem storytelling is the art of two tellers performing one tale together.


  12. Congresswoman Jackie Speier is keynote speaker at Peninsula College Fund luncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 |

    U.S. Congresswoman Jackie Speier will be the keynote speaker at the Peninsula College Fund 's first annual Community Engagement Luncheon on Thursday, October 27 from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park. Since 2005, the non-profit PCF has awarded four-year college and university scholarships to 157 local, low-income, first-generation college students.


  13. Marsh Road will re-open at 5:30 pm on Saturday, August 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2016 |

    Just in the nick of time before school starts - M-A on Aug. 17 and Laurel/Encinal on Sept. 1 - Marsh Road from Middlefield to Fair Oaks will reopen on Saturday, Aug. 13, at 5:30 pm.


  14. 18 high school juniors graduate from Facebook Academy ProgramRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 |

    A ceremony of a special kind took place at Facebook earlier today when 18 high school students graduated from the company's Academy Program, a six-week internship for rising high school juniors from low-income or underprivileged backgrounds. The students came from Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, East Palo Alto, Redwood City and San Francisco.


  15. Menlo Park Fire locates body of man who jumped to his death from Dumbarton BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 |

    Menlo Park Firefighters suspended search efforts around noon yesterday when they located a male body just south of Cooley Landing in the waters of the San Francisco Bay. Firefighters first responded to the reports of an individual who had abandoned his vehicle on the center span of the Dumbarton Bridge on Saturday, July 16 at 6.56 pm.


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