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Portola Valley School District’s School Maker Faire is a one-day event being held on Friday, April 28th from noon to 4:00 pm at Corte Madera School in  Portola Valley. Open to the public, the event will showcase kindergarten through 8th grade projects created by inventors, tech enthusiasts, hobbyists, crafters, artists and DIYers of all kinds, many of which were designed and developed in the the Ormondale and Corte Madera Makerspaces (pictured).

This event was funded through the 2015 Portola Valley Schools Foundation’s Fund-A-Need. There will be projects on display from students, staff and parents. The school maker faire is independently organized and operated under license from Maker Media, Inc.

The event is open to all who want to attend. Please register for the free event online.

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Update on various Menlo Park Fire Protection District news & activities

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Lots of news coming from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, thanks to updates from Chief Harold Schaplehouman. Community meeting in Belle Haven There will be a community meeting on April 29, 2017 at 10:00 am at Fire Station 77 located at 1467 Chilco Street to discuss the future of essential fire and emergency services in […]

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Woodside High School Foundation’s online auction is live April 22-27

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The Woodside High School Foundation is raising money through an online auction from April 22 at 9:00 am until April 27 at 8:00 pm.  Featured are fantastic getaways, fun parties, , dining, sports events, wine, home and garden, personal services, just to name a few. Many special gift items to choose from, including a luxury vacation […]

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Portola Valley goes ECO100: the first city to have 100% renewable electricity supply as default

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Portola Valley is the first city in the country to have 100% renewable energy as the default power supply for all customers in its jurisdiction. All cities in San Mateo County now buy their electric power from Peninsula Clean Energy (PCE), a joint powers authority. Peninsula Clean Energy gives customers the choice of ECOplus, a […]

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Registration is open for the 12th annual Big Bear Run

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The 12th annual Big Bear Run at M-A will be held on Sunday, May, 7, 2017. Hosted by the M-A Athletic Boosters, the event benefits the school’s sports programs. The professionally timed, marked course begins at 9:00 am sharp at the Menlo-Atherton High School Gym lot on Ringwood and weaves through flat Lindenwood, ending on Coach Parks Field with a track […]

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Portola Valley and Woodside team up for Earth Day Fair on April 22

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Bring your family and join your Portola Valley and Woodside friends and neighbors at beautiful Runnymede Sculpture Farm  (980 Runnymeade Road) for a day of fun and information. Learn how to design landscaping that is beautiful now and will remain beautiful through dry and wet seasons. The event is sponsored by the Woodside Sustainability & Conservation […]

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Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival set for April 21-23, 2017

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The Menlo Park Sidewalk Fine Arts Festival, celebrating its 35th year, welcomes visitors to browse among the handcrafted works of more than 90 artists whose displays include fine jewelry, photography from many different perspectives, decorative and functional ceramics, abstract and representational paintings, gorgeous turned woodwork and much more. This annual free event, sponsored by the […]

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Steven D. McCulley named new Atherton Chief of Police

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The Town of Atherton selected Steven D. McCulley as its new Chief of Police following a recruitment process that yielded over 30 applicants and included interviews with four separate community panels and one peer panel plus a second day interview with the City Manager, the Mayor and the Vice Mayor. Chief McCulley was born in Spokane, […]

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Numerous Earth Day related events planned in Atherton on April 22

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Atherton’s Earth Day celebration runs from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at the Town Center (Ashfield Road and Dinkelspiel Station Lane). The Town’s Environmental Programs Committee, Recology and the Atherton Library are teaming up to bring residents free garden mulch, e-waste safe recycling, secure shredding, eco-friendly 3-D printing, the San Mateo County Bookmobile, earth […]

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Serious vehicle accident closes Sand Hill Road Easter morning

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A vehicle slammed into a tree with a victim trapped inside the car just east of the entrance to the Stanford Linear Accelerator located at 2450 Sandhill Road in Menlo Park around 4:30 this morning. Menlo Engine 4 arrived on the scene at 4:35 am and reported that the motor compartment was on fire and a male […]

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Volunteers are key to Easter meal at St. Anthony’s Padua Dining Room

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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 […]

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