Laurel School third graders design umbrellas for pets using new science curriculum

Laurel School third graders design umbrellas for pets using new science curriculum

Laurel School is implementing a new science curriculum called TWIG. The teachers and students are experiencing a variety of new resources including multimedia videos, workbooks,

by Contributed Content
on October 14, 2021
Spotted: Giants flag on Cotton Street

Spotted: Giants flag on Cotton Street

Yep, Giants fans. We are just hours away from knowing whether the team is advancing to the NLCS. Keep the faith — and let's go

by Linda Hubbard
on October 14, 2021
The Airplane Spoon lands in Menlo Park offering services for babies, children and parents

The Airplane Spoon lands in Menlo Park offering services for babies, children and parents

Located on Menlo Avenue across from Trader Joe's, it's impossible not to notice the catchy sign in front of what looks like the homiest of

by Linda Hubbard
on October 13, 2021
Spotted: Fuller Paints sign at Allied Arts Guild

Spotted: Fuller Paints sign at Allied Arts Guild

Admittedly dating myself, I remember cans of Fuller Paints on my father's work bench growing up here in Menlo Park. It's a name familiar to

by Linda Hubbard
on October 13, 2021
Apply for Menlo Park’s Independent Redistricting Commission by October 29

Apply for Menlo Park’s Independent Redistricting Commission by October 29

The City of Menlo Park is seeking residents to apply for the Independent Redistricting Commission. This is the body that sets the electoral boundaries for

by Contributed Content
on October 13, 2021
Menlo Park Historical Association invites locals to its 50th anniversary celebration

Menlo Park Historical Association invites locals to its 50th anniversary celebration

The Menlo Park Historical Association is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a barbeque in Burgess Park on Saturday, October 16th from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

by Linda Hubbard
on October 12, 2021
Jim Caldwell talks about painter Mary Cassatt on October 14

Jim Caldwell talks about painter Mary Cassatt on October 14

Mary Cassatt holds a unique place in the history of American artists. She spent 60 years in France, and she was the only American to

by Contributed Content
on October 12, 2021
Cooking Demonstration: A Taste of Oaxaca takes place on October 14

Cooking Demonstration: A Taste of Oaxaca takes place on October 14

What makes a dish Oaxacan? Chef Zaida Soriano of Zaida’s Kitchen is from Oaxaca, and she’ll talk about the food of her culture, as she

by Contributed Content
on October 12, 2021
Spotted: Giant skeleton in downtown Menlo Park

Spotted: Giant skeleton in downtown Menlo Park

Thanks to a tip from a reader, we found this jaunty fellow at the corner of Rose and University avenues near downtown Menlo Park Photo

by Linda Hubbard
on October 12, 2021
Artist Linda Maki is fascinated by old trucks – and sweets in a row

Artist Linda Maki is fascinated by old trucks – and sweets in a row

Our introduction to Menlo Park resident Linda Maki was as an oil painter. But when we interviewed her, we found out she was also a

by Linda Hubbard
on October 11, 2021
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