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Join the Town of Atherton for an interactive conversation with Menlo College, Menlo School, and Sacred Heart Schools as they discuss re-opening plans and responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. This will be a virtual discussion on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm.

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Virtual tour and art activity via the Museum of the African Diaspora on Aug. 10

Get an insider’s experience from MoAd, the Museum of the African Diaspora on Monday, Aug. 10 from 3:00 to 4:30 pm. Register online. MoAD docents will discuss works from Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: a Postcolonial Paradox, an exhibition that looks at the legacy of European colonialism in the Caribbean through the work of 10 […]

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Curious kitten named Bear rescued from heating duct by Menlo Fire

A call from a resident on Gordon Avenue in Menlo Park asking for help to find a kitten that had crawled into a missing heater register and dropped into ducting under the home resulted in the arrival of Menlo Engine 3. After talking to the resident, Acting Captain Dave Bragg determined that the kitten named […]

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Man and a woman arrested in burglary of Atherton home

On 08/06/2020, at approximately 2:24 pm, Atherton Police Officers responded to Parker Avenue (near Stockbridge Avenue) on the report of a residential burglary. In summary, the resident arrived home and discovered that the home had been ransacked. Officers responded to the area and located a male and female who matched the description of the suspects […]

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Virtual First Friday event on Aug. 7 features Filoli curator Julie Bly DeVere

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SUHSD educators vote “no confidence” in Superintendent Mary Streshly

Educators in the Sequoia Union High School District (SUHSD) have overwhelmingly voted “No Confidence” in Superintendent Mary Streshly. The final vote results come just days after the Sequoia District Teachers Association (SDTA) Representative Council unanimously passed the resolution and subsequently announced it at a meeting that drew nearly three hundred rank and file members. The […]

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Atherton reviews neighborhood traffic management action plan

The Town of Atherton is kicking off efforts to develop a Neighborhood Traffic Management Action Plan. Two listening sessions have been scheduled – August 6, 2020 and August 13, 2020 – to receive resident input regarding traffic, safety, mobility, and accessibility concerns in neighborhoods and throughout the Town. These interactive meetings will be held virtually and […]

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New section of Bay Trail opens at Ravenswood Open Space Preserve this Friday

Be among the first to see the new, small-but-mighty section of trail that now connects more than 80 miles of San Francisco Bay Trail!  Join Midpeninsula Regional Open Space to celebrate the opening of this newest section at Ravenswood Open Space Preserve on Friday, Aug. 7, from 11:00 am to Noon. Register online. We’ll take […]

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Meet live bats virtually on August 5

Meet live bats (virtually), and learn about the importance of bats in the environment and the truth about some of the harmful myths and fears surrounding these unique animals. This educational event is presented by Norcal Bats and takes place on Wednesday, Aug. 5.  It is best for ages 5+. Register online. This free event […]

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Learn about growing with cruciferous vegetables on Aug. 5

Learn about easy-to-grow veggies and greens for the fall on Wednesday, Aug. 5 from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. We will cover what varieties grow well locally, and when and how to get them started. Register online. Menlo Park Library’s Garden Talk series takes place on the first Wednesday of each month.

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Indian Odissi dance lesson offered on August 3

Have a try at Odissi dance, a classical art from Odisha, India on Monday, August 3 from 11:00 am to Noon. Guru Jyoti Rout will teach you a few steps and hand gestures and together we’ll try dancing a few lines from a traditional tale. Register online. Agenda: -Introduction of the dance, and its function and […]

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