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A local resource guide published by The Almanac

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Inside you will find any and all pertinent information about Menlo Park, Atherton, Portola Valley and Woodside. Looking for an art exhibit, live concert or garden tour to check out? Hoping to find an engaging after-school activity for your child? Need to check the phone number of a local community center, high school or city council member? Head to Info Menlo. It’s also a resource guide for public services such as the police, libraries and fire departments for each of the four cities it covers. Sections include the arts, community services, outdoors and recreation, activities for children, education and government services. If you have suggestions for what else we could include in Info, please email ekadvany@paweekly.com or editor@AlmanacNews.com. We appreciate your feedback.

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Inside Info By the Numbers ..................................8

Community ....................................... 46

Arts & Entertainment .....................11

City & Towns ..................................... 52

Outdoors & Recreation ................. 19

Public Officials ................................. 57

Kids ....................................................... 24

More City & Town Map ............................. 55

Education ........................................... 34

Index .................................................... 61

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FAC TS AND STATISTICS ABOUT ATHERTON, MENLO PARK , PORTOL A VALLEY AND WOODSIDE Population (1990): 28,040

Single-family housing (2007-11): 81.9%

Population (1980): 26,438

Median home selling price (through June 2013): $2,331,250

Racial/ethnic breakdown (2010)

Median home selling price (2005): $1,927,000

White: 70.2% Black: 4.8% Hispanic/Latino: 18.4% Asian/Pacific Islander: 1.4% American Indian/Alaska native: 0.5%

Education and income Adults with bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree or higher (2007-11): 83.9% Mean household income: $331,667

Multiracial: 4.5%

Housing

Woodside

Households (2010): 13,085

Incorporated: Nov. 16, 1956

Single-family housing (2010): 61.3%

2012-13 town operating budget: $5.15 million

Median home selling price (through June 2013): $1,500,000 Median home selling price (2005): $1,270,000

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Atherton Town facts

Median home selling price (through June 2013): $3,600,000

Incorporated: Sept. 12, 1923 (Population then: 650)

Median home selling price (2005): $3,012,500

2013-14 town operating and capital improvements budget: $10.4 million

Median condominium/townhouse selling price (through June 2013): no sales

Police employees: 25 ZIP code: 94027

Education and income People

Population (2010): 6,914 Population (2000): 7,194

Median condominium/townhouse selling price (through June 2013): $761,000

Adults with bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree or higher (2005): 68.1% Median household income (2005): $107,261

Portola Valley Town facts

White: 80.4%

Town employees: 13 full-time; two part-time

ZIP code: 94028

People Population (2007-11):4,326

Population (1990): 5,035 Population (1980): 5,291 Racial/ethnic breakdown (2007-11): White: 91.1% Asian: 4.4%

Housing Households (2007-11): 2,126 Persons per household (2010): 2.81 Single-family housing (2007-11): 95.1% Median home selling price (through June 2013): $2,055,000 Median home selling price (2005): $2,065,000

Population (2000):4,462 Population (1990): 4,194

Incorporated: Nov. 23, 1927

Hispanic: 3.9% Black: 1.1%

2013-2014 general fund budget: $42.3 million

American Indian: 0.2%

City employees: 239 full-time equivalents

White: 92.4%

Other/mixed: .45%

Sworn police officers: 36

Asian: 5.9%

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ZIP code: 94025

Hispanic: 6.2%

Population (1980): 3,939 Racial/ethnic breakdown (2007-11):

Housing

Households (2005-09): 2,479

Population (2010): 32,026

Households (2007-11): 1,697

Persons per household (2005-09): 2.94

Population (2000): 30,785

Persons per household (2007-11): 2.51

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Population (2000): 5,352

Multiracial: 3.1%

Median household income (2005-09): $185,000

People

People Population (2007-11): 5,263

Hispanic: 6.6%

Asian/Pacific Islander: 13.8%

Housing

ZIP code: 94062

2013-14 town operating budget: $6.2 million

Police: By contract with San Mateo County Sheriff â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office

City facts

Police employees: By contract with San Mateo County Sheriff â&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Office.

Incorporated: July 14, 1964

Adults with bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree or higher (2005-09): 81%

Menlo Park

Town employees: 16.5 full-time employees and four part time employees

Education and income

Population (1990): 7,163 Racial/ethnic breakdown (2010):*

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Persons per household (2010): 2.53

Education and income Adults with bachelorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s degree or higher (2010): 70.6% Mean household income: $336,577

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Art Galleries Anderson Collection in Menlo Park 2440 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. A large private collection of 20th-century art. Major postwar movements represented include color field painting, California funk art, Bay Area figurative art and contemporary abstract painting. Free public tours; advance reservations required. t tLTBSBDJOP!BBDPMMFDUJPODPN tXXXBBDPMMFDUJPODPN Portola Art Gallery at Allied Arts Guild"SCPS3PBE .FOMP1BSL Representational art by regionally and nationally recognized artists. t tXXXQPSUPMBBSUHBMMFSZDPN Redwood City Art Center#SPBEXBZ 4U 3FEXPPE$JUZ8PSLTCZJOIPVTF artists, including paintings and fine-art jewelry. Classes for children and teens as well as adults. Scholarships available. Outreach programs to schools and the community. Nonprofit groups display their arts in the front window. t tXXXSFEXPPEDJUZBSUDFOUFSPSH Stanford Art Spaces 420 Via Palou, Paul G. Allen (C.I.S.), Stanford. Exhibitions change FWFSZUXPNPOUIT XJUINPSFUIBO works per show. Works are by established and emerging artists. Each exhibit is mainly in the Paul G. Allen building (C.I.S.) and also continues in the David Packard building and in Jordan Hallâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Psychology office. t tNBSJHSPT!DJTTUBOGPSEFEV tDJTTUBOGPSEFEV_NBSJHSPT Thomas Welton Stanford Art Gallery -BTVFO.BMM 4UBOGPSE5IF4UBOGPSE Department of Art & Art History exhibits student, faculty and other artists works. Admission free; parking free after 4 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends. t tXXXBSUTUBOGPSEFEVHBMMFSJFT TQBDFTTUBOGPSEBSUHBMMFSZ

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Opera West Bay Opera 221 Lambert St., Palo Alto. Now in its 57th season, this opera company performs at the Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. Three productions from OctoberMay. t t(%!XCPQFSBPSH tXXXXCPQFSBPSH

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Performing arts Musical Arts OnStage - Notre Dame de Namur University 1500 Ralston "WF #FMNPOU/PUSF%BNFEF/BNVS 6OJWFSTJUZT%FQBSUNFOUPG.VTJDBOE Vocal Arts presents musical theater and opera as well as popular, jazz and classical music recitals and concerts. t tickets brownpapertickets.com tXXXNVTJDOEOVFEV

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Kingâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Mountain Archers P.O. Box 2794, Redwood City. Located at Huddart County Park, 1867 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside. Field-archery club meets for tournaments the second Sunday of each month. Informal archery range open to the public daily from 8 a.m.-dusk. Practice range in distance from 10 to 60 yards. Roving field range with 28 paper targets. No reservations needed. tGPSSFDPSEFENFTTBHF tJOGP!LJOHTNPVOUBJOBSDIFSTPSH tXXXLJOHTNPVOUBJOBSDIFSTPSH

Badminton Synergy Sports 190 Constitution Drive, Menlo Park. Geared for every level of play from novices to Olympic hopefuls, Synergy Badminton Club offers lessons taught by championship-level professionals, summer camps, private and group lessons. Monthly and annual memberships, drop-in, prepaid and court rentals available. t tJOGP!TZOHFSZCBENJOUPODPN tXXXTZOFSHZCBENJOUPODPN

Basketball Arrillaga Family Gym 600 Alma St., Menlo Park. Adult indoor hoops, drop in. Monday, Wednesday and Friday from noon-2 p.m. and Saturday from 1-4 p.m. (Saturdays only April-December). Weekend schedules subject to change. Fee. Usually closed on three-day holiday weekends. t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH

Biking (see also Getting Around and Open space) Bicycling is allowed in 16 of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space Districtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s 26 preserves, but only on clearly designated paths. Helmets are SFRVJSFEBUBMMUJNFT"TQFFEMJNJUPG NQI NQIXIFOQBTTJOH JTFOGPSDFE t USBJMDPOEJUJPOTIPUMJOF

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Mountain Biking Alpine Road This road, in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Los Altos Hills, winds into the hills along Corte Madera Creek from Portola Valley. It turns to dirt when it starts to climb, a couple miles west of Portola 3PBE5IFSVUUFEEJSUSPBEDMJNCTNJMFT before it merges with Page Mill Road near 4LZMJOF5PUBMMPPQJTNJMFT SJTJOH  feet and lasting about three hours. tXXXUSBJMTDPNUDBUBMPH@USBJM BTQY USBJMJE#(4 Pearson-Arastradero Preserve  Arastradero Road, Palo Alto. Open grasslands, bay views, small lake. Single USBDL ĂśSFSPBENJMFT NJMFT

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Russian Ridge and Coal Creek Open Space Preserves Skyline Blvd. In the TQSJOH UIJT BDSFQSFTFSWF 3VTTJBO Ridge), in the Santa Cruz Mountains above Los Altos Hills, explodes with color from the native wildflowers. Dogs are not allowed in Russian Ridge. Coal $SFFLJTBDSFQSFTFSWFXJUIUSBJMTUIBU DPNCJOFGPSNJMFMPPQ%PHTBMMPXFE JO$PBM$SFFL4J[F BDSFT t tJOGP!PQFOTQBDFPSH tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH

Pescadero Creek Park1FTDBEFSP Creek Road, Loma Mar, near Hwy. 84 junction. Hiking, biking, horseback riding PO BDSFT1FTDBEFSP$SFFL XIJDI flows year round, is a major steelhead trout spawning stream. Camping is first come, first serve at the Memorial ranger station. Open every day 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Size: 8,020 acres. t tXXXFQBSLTOFU

Camping Huddart County Park 1100 Kings Mountain Road, Woodside. Group campsites only, open May-September, by reservation. Picnic grounds, barbecues, HSBTTZBSFBT NJMFTPGIJLJOHBOE horse trails (no bikes allowed), play area. No pets. Entry fee per vehicle per day. Huddart Park is open daily at 8 a.m. year round. Closing time varies by month. 4J[FBDSFT t GPS reservations tXXXFQBSLTOFU Memorial County Park1FTDBEFSP Creek Road, Loma Mar, near Hwy. 84 junction. Picnic and campgrounds set in a redwood forest. Showers available for OPNJOBMGFFOJHIUQFSDBNQTJUFCZ reservation only. Day use fee. No pets. Backpacking trails free with permit. Family and youth group camping, naturalist program and museum. Family and group picnic area. Open daily at 8 a.m. Closing time varies by month. Size:

Portola Redwoods State Park 9000 Portola State Park Road #F, La Honda. 'SPN)XZ UBLF"MQJOF3PBEXFTUGPS NJMFT BOEUIFOUVSOPOUP1PSUPMB4UBUF 1BSL3PBE1PSUPMBIBTGBNJMZBOEGPVS group campsites. Fees for campsites. Reservations needed for weekend campsites, mid-May-Labor Day. Family campsites handle up to eight people and have fire rings, picnic benches. Leashed dogs are allowed at campsites and paved roads, but not on trails. Slate Creek 5SBJMDBNQTJUFSFRVJSFTBCPVUBNJMF backpacking hike. Limit six people, six sites. Day parking fee. Open 6 a.m. to sunset. tGPSHFOFSBMJOGPSNB UJPOGPS1PSUPMB3FE XPPETSFTFSWBUJPOTGPS Slate Creek reservations tXXXQBSLTDBHPW Sam McDonald County Park Pescadero Creek Road, Loma Mar, near Hwy. 84 junction. Family picnic area, hiking and horseback riding, and Jack Brook Horse camp for families, groups or individuals who camp with their horses. Three youth camp areas. A hikers hut, owned by the Sierra Club for www.AlmanacNews.com Info Menlo Park s 19


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overnighters, holds up to 14 people. Fees vary. Hike from the parking lot to the hut is 1.5 miles; no vehicle access. Electric stove, pots and pans, small refrigerator in an A-frame Danish cabin. Running water for drinking and cooking; no shower. This park is connected to Portola State Park and Memorial Park via a network of trails in Pescadero Creek Park. Mountain bikes allowed only on Old Haul Road Trail, Bridge Trail and paved portion of Camp Pomponio Road. No dogs allowed anywhere in park. Size: 850 acres. t FYU UPSFTFSWF 4JFSSB$MVCIJLFSTIVU or http://reservations.eparks.net/ JOEFYBTQ QBSL@JEOPGPSQBSL SFTFSWBUJPOTGPSQBSL tXXXFQBSLTOFUBOEIUUQMPNBQSJFUBTJFSSBDMVCPSHIJLFST@IVUBTQ

Fishing Dumbarton Fishing Pier.BSTIMBOE Road, Fremont.Head east on the %VNCBSUPO#SJEHFBOEFYJUBU5IPSOUPO Avenue. Turn right onto Thornton Avenue, then right onto Marshlands 3PBE'PMMPXUIFSPBENJMFTUPUIF fishing pier parking lot. No entrance or parking fees. Closed to vehicle USBĂłD"QSJMUP"VHUPQSPUFDU nesting birds. During road closure, the QJFSJTBWBJMBCMFCZGPPU CJLF NJMF round-trip) or a small shuttle bus on the weekends. It leaves from the closed HBUFBUBNBOEQN5IFSFJTB p.m. return trip. Reservations must be

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Bay Area Orienteering Club Sport of navigation with map and compass, coupled with walking or running. 6TVBMMZNFFUT4VOEBZTGSPNBN noon at various parks around Bay Area. Fees vary. Families welcome. Instruction provided for beginners. tXXXCBPDPSH Bedwell Bayfront Park Intersection of .BSTI3PBEBOE#BZGSPOU&YQSFTTXBZ  Menlo Park.Large open space for biking, walking, hiking, birdwatching and home PGUIF"OOVBM,JUF%BZ0QFOEBJMZ a.m.-dusk.

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Sawyer Camp Trail San Mateo through Millbrae.The trail is one of the most popular trails in the San Mateo Country Parks department. Enter off Skyline Boulevard at Crystal Springs Road, San Mateo (along Crystal Springs Reservoir, OPSUIPG)XZ 4JYNJMFMJOFBSBTQIBMU walkway for hiking, jogging, bicycling and equestrians; mileage marked every half-mile. Dogs are not permitted in San Mateo County Parks. Smoking is not permitted on the trail. Water available at the North (Hillcrest) entrance and at the NJMFNBSL

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Interactive map available on website. Hang gliding, paragliding, and remote control gliding are allowed by obtaining a special activity permit. Good for dogs, horses and mountain bikes. Size: 1,335 acres. t tJOGP!PQFOTQBDFPSH tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH Wunderlich County Park Woodside Road, Woodside. Southwest of the town of Woodside. This historic BDSFQBSLPòFSTNJMFTPGUSBJMT UISPVHISFEXPPEGPSFTUTBOENBESPOF covered hillsides for both hiking and horseback riding. Lots of equestrian traffic. Dogs are not permitted in San Mateo County Parks. Park opens at 8 BNBOEDMPTFTQSJPSUPTVOTFU4J[F acres. t tXXXDPTBONBUFPDBVTQPSUBMTJUF parks

Open space areas Coal Creek Open Space Preserve Trails: 5.4 miles for hiking, bicycling, equestrian. Rolling meadows, oaks, grasslands, large madrone trees, forested headwaters of two creeks. Leashed dogs permitted, ideal for hiking with dogs. Caltrans vista point PO4LZMJOF#MWEBQQSPYJNBUFMZNJMFT OPSUIPG1BHF.JMM3PBE4J[FBDSFT t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH TFBSDI â&#x20AC;&#x153;Coal Creekâ&#x20AC;?

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El Corte de Madera Creek Open Space Preserve Skyline Blvd., south of Kings .PVOUBJO3PBE5SBJMTNJMFTGPS hiking, bicycling, equestrian. Parking: Limited spaces at Caltrans Skeggs Point vista parking area; limited roadside on Skyline Blvd. (Route 35). Steep, heavily forested terrain; rare and fragile sandstone formations; redwoods; creek headwaters. Popular with bicyclists. No EPHTBMMPXFE4J[F BDSFT t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH TFBSDI â&#x20AC;&#x153;El Corte de Madera Creekâ&#x20AC;?

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Los Trancos Open Space Preserve Page Mill Road, 1.5 miles east of 4LZMJOF#MWE5SBJMTNJMFT)JLJOH and horseback riding allowed. Bicycles and dogs are not allowed. Views of San Francisco and Mt. Diablo; 1.5 mile TFMGHVJEFE4BO"OESFBT'BVMUUSBJM with brochure on earthquake features. &OUSBODFPO1BHF.JMM3PBE NJMFTXFTU PG)JHIXBZ4J[FBDSFT t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH TFBSDI â&#x20AC;&#x153;Los Trancosâ&#x20AC;?

Purisima Creek Redwoods Open Space Preserve Skyline Blvd. 4.5 miles TPVUIPG)XZ NJMFTTPVUIPG)XZ 5SBJMTNJMFTPGEFWFMPQFEUSBJMT and historical logging roads provide opportunities for hikes, bikes or horse rides. Dogs are not allowed. Trails out of UIFDBOZPODMJNCVQUP GFFU5IF centerpiece of this preserve is Purisima Creek Canyon, with towering redwoods, rushing creek and understory of ferns, berries and wildflowers. Half Moon Bay and the coast are visible from parts of UIFQSFTFSWF4J[F BDSFT t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH TFBSDI â&#x20AC;&#x153;Purisima Creekâ&#x20AC;?

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Menlo Atherton Adult Soccer League 10#PY .FOMP1BSL8PNFOBHFT BOEVQQMBZSFDSFBUJPOBMTPDDFS"MM TLJMMMFWFMTXFMDPNF4QSJOHBOEGBMM TFBTPOT(BNFTBSFIFMEPO4BUVSEBZT and Tuesday and Thursday evenings at #VSHFTTBOE8JMMPXT0BLT5FBNTBSF formed from completed applications SFDFJWFECZ+BOGPSTQSJOHTFBTPO BOE+VMZGPSGBMMTFBTPO tKFODIPOH!ZBIPPDPN tXXXNBBTMDPN

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Golf (private courses) Stanford Golf Course+VOJQFSP Serra Blvd., Stanford. Open to Stanford Alumni Association members, students and faculty of Stanford University and their accompanied guests. Fees vary EFQFOEJOHPONFNCFSTIJQ%SJWJOH range hours vary by season. Open to public. tGPSHPMGDPVSTF  GPSESJWJOHSBOHF tTUBOGPSEHPMGDPVSTFDPN

Golf (public courses) Emerald Hills Golf Course Wilmington Way, Redwood City. Nine hole, par three. Practice range, QVUUJOHBOEDIJQQJOHHSFFOT4OBDL shop and patio. Open sunrise to sunset ZFBSSPVOE3BUFTWBSZ3FTFSWBUJPOT available. t tXXXFNFSBMEIJMMTMPEHFDPN

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Swimming Belle Haven Pool5FSNJOBM"WF  .FOMP1BSL0VUEPPSQPPMPQFONJE +VOFUPMBUF"VHVTU.POEBZ5IVSTEBZ BNQN 'SJEBZ4BUVSEBZOPPO p.m. and closed Sunday. Recreational, lap and family swimming, as well as private rentals, lessons and safety classes. tPS tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH TFBSDIiQPPMw Betty Wright Aquatics Center .JEEMFรถFME3PBE #MEH$ 1BMP"MUP

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Tennis Atherton Tennis Center8BULJOT "WF "UIFSUPO5FOOJTLFZTBSFJTTVFE GPSTJYDPVSUTBU)PMCSPPL1BMNFS1BSL The center offers tennis mixers, social events and tournaments as well as lessons, clinics and junior camps. t tXXXBMBONBSHPUUFOOJTOFU Menlo Park 5FOOJTLFZTNBZCF purchased at the Arrillaga Family (ZNOBTJVNLFZTBSFJTTVFEBGUFS+BO PGFBDIZFBSBOEBSFWBMJEUISPVHI +BOPGUIFGPMMPXJOHZFBS'FFJT QFSZFBS GPSOPOSFTJEFOUT ,FZT BSFWBMJEGPSDPVSUTBU#VSHFTT1BSL -B &OUSBEB4DIPPM ,FMMZ1BSL 8JMMPX0BLT 1BSLBOE/FBMPO1BSL t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSHEFQBSUNFOUT com/tennis.html

Volleyball Arrillaga Family Gym"MNB4U  .FOMP1BSL%SPQJOTQPSUT CBENJOUPO  WPMMFZCBMM PO4VOEBZQN POF DPVSU %SPQJO WPMMFZCBMM PO5VFTEBZ  Thursday (two courts), Friday (one court) OPPOQN%SPQJO CBTLFUCBMM PO .POEBZ 5VFTEBZ 'SJEBZOPPOQN (ZNTIPFTSFRVJSFE$PTUTWBSZ t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH Northern California Volleyball Association%PSNBO"WF 4BO Francisco. Programs and information for adults and youth, team competition. NCVA memberships are valid from Sept. "VH t tWCBMM!ODWBDPN tXXXODWBDPN

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Arts organizations California Youth Symphony 441 California Ave. #5, Palo Alto. Founded in 1952, the Palo Alto-based youth orchestra performs at Spangenberg Theatre in Palo Alto, Foothill College, Flint Center and San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Many local participants are among 500 students enrolled in nine ensembles. Open to kids ages 8-18. Auditions in April. t tDBMJGPSOJBZPVUITZNQIPOZ!HNBJM com tXXXDZTPSH Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley 1901 Old Middlefield Way, Suite  .UO7JFX&TUBCMJTIFEJO  Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley operates six choirs serving children BHFT"DUJWJUJFTJODMVEFXFFLMZ SFIFBSTBMT RVBSUFSMZUSBJOJOHXPSLTIPQT BOEXFFLFOESFUSFBUT JODMVEJOHWPDBM training, diction and language coaching, movement and dance, training in theory, music-reading skills, interpretation and history. Auditions and demonstration classes in August, January and May. t tJOGP!DBOUBCJMFPSH tXXXDBOUBCJMFPSH El Camino Youth Symphony Association 4055 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 5IFBXBSEXJOOJOH&$:4TQPOTPSTFJHIU POHPJOHFOTFNCMFTUIBUSFIFBSTFXFFLMZ and perform regularly. They include the Senior Symphony, the Sinfonietta Orchestra, four preparatory orchestras, BรธVUFFOTFNCMFBOEBXJOEPSDIFTUSB .VTJDJBOTZSTNBZSFRVFTUBO audition. t tFDZT!FDZTPSH tXXXFDZTPSH 24 sInfo Menlo ParkWWW!LMANAC.EWSCOM

Pacific Art League'PSFTU"WF 1BMP Alto. Founded in 1921, the Pacific Art League offers art classes for children, teens and adults and enrolls more than  TUVEFOUTBZFBS(BMMFSJFTXJUI monthly exhibitions of professional and TUVEFOUTXPSL4UVEJPSFOUBMTBOEPQFO studio time available. Summer arts camp offers artistic programs from arts to cartooning. t tGSPOUEFTL!QBDJรถDBSUMFBHVFPSH tXXXQBDJรถDBSUMFBHVFPSH Palo Alto Art Center/FXFMM3PBE  Palo Alto. The Art Centerโ€™s Art Truck provides ongoing arts experiences for community members at locations listed PO'BDFCPPLBOE5XJUUFS t tBSUDFOUFS!DJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSH tXXXDJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSHBSUDFOUFS Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra 4000 .JEEMFรถFME3PBE . 1BMP"MUP "XBSEXJOOJOHZPVUIPSDIFTUSBIBT been performing locally for more than ZFBST0OFPGUIFGFXZPVUIHSPVQT in the nation devoted exclusively to chamber music. The season runs from 4FQUFNCFS+VOFBOEGFBUVSFTXPSME SFOPXOFETPMPJTUTBOETUSJOHPSDIFTUSB masterpieces performed at the highest level. t tJOGP!QBDPNVTJDPSH tXXXQBDPNVTJDPSH Palo Alto Childrenโ€™s Theatre .JEEMFรถFME3PBE 1BMP"MUP5IFPMEFTU theater by and for children in the United States offers classes, performances, backstage and onstage opportunities for participants ages 4-24. High school and DPMMFHFTVNNFSTUPDLQSPHSBN BHFT &YUFOTJWFXPSLTIPQTBOETDIPPMZFBS season performances.

Child care centers and preschools The Applebee Preschool$MPWFS Lane, Menlo Park. t tBQQMFCFFQT!BPMDPN Belle Haven Afterschool & Camp Menlo Summer Program 100 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park. Licensed after-school care and recreational summer camp for HSBEFT,UIHSBEF0รฒFSTFBSMZIPVST GPSLJOEFST QNQN BMMPUIFST QNQNBOEFBSMZEJTNJTTBMEBZT Transportation offered from local school to program for the Tinsley program students. t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH Belle Haven Child Development Center 410 Ivy Drive, Menlo Park. 1SFTDIPPMFSTZST.PO'SJBN QN#JMJOHVBMTUBรฒXJUIBUFBDIFSUP DIJMESBUJPPG t tOBCPOIBN!NFOMPQBSLPSH tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSHEFQBSUNFOUT DPNDIJMEDBSFIUNM Beth Jacob Preschool 1550 Alameda de MBT1VMHBT 3FEXPPE$JUZ1SPHSBNPOF UPรถWFEBZTBXFFL NPOUITZFBST 0รฒFSTTJYXFFLTVNNFSDBNQGPS ZFBST+FXJTIWBMVFTBOEFYQFSJFODF t tXXXCFUIKBDPCSXDPSH Carillon Preschool 815 Portola 3PBE 1PSUPMB7BMMFZ'BJUICBTFEBOE developmentally appropriate, playCBTFEQSPHSBNTGPST TBOEZPVOHT Admission open for children 2 years, 9 months-5 years, 9 months. An outreach PG$ISJTU&QJTDPQBM$IVSDI t tDBSJMMPOQSFTDIPPM!DDQWXPSH tXXXDDQWXPSH Casa dei Bambini Montessori School0#SJFO%SJWF .FOMP1BSL 1SFTDIPPMBOELJOEFSHBSUFO ZST ".* "TTPDJBUJPO.POUFTTPSJ*OUFSOBUJPOBMF  NFNCFS/"&:$BDDSFEJUFE International and multicultural. Classes in gardening, cooking, poetry and the arts are held throughout the day.

&OSJDINFOUDMBTTFTJODMVEFHZNOBTUJDT  French, Spanish language lessons, music and choir. t tFNBJM!DBTBEFJCBNCJOJOFU tXXXDBTBEFJCBNCJOJOFU Childrensโ€™ Creative Learning Center Atherton-BT-PNJUBT&MFNFOUBSZ School, 299 Alameda de las Pulgas, "UIFSUPOZSTUIHSBEFBN QN)PU-VODIBOE4QFDJBM/FFET programs. Summer camp available. /"&:$BDDSFEJUFE t tXXXDDMDDPN Crescent Park Child Development Center"MNB4U 1BMP"MUP Preschool program. 18 mos-5 yrs. FullBOEIBMGEBZ$IJMEDBSFBWBJMBCMF PS EBZTQFSXFFLBNQN&OSPMMNFOU year-round. t tKVMJB!DSFTDFOUQBSLQSFTDIPPMPSH tXXXDSFTDFOUQBSLQSFTDIPPMPSH Family Connections10#PY 4BO Carlos. A tuition-free parent participation QSFTDIPPMGPSMPXJODPNFGBNJMJFTXJUI children up to 5 yrs. Parents receive leadership and basic parenting training. $MBTTFTNFFUUXPUPUISFFUJNFTBXFFL t tJOGP!GBNJMZDPOOFDUJPOTPSH tXXXGBNJMZDPOOFDUJPOTPSH Footsteps Preschool8JMMPX3PBE  Menlo Park. Footsteps Preschool offers an open, child-directed curriculum XIFSFUIFUFBDIFSTFSWFTBTBGBDJMJUBUPS JOBOFOWJSPONFOUXJUINBOZDIPJDFT 'PSBHFTZST NPT BOEQPUUZUSBJOFE  UPZST5XPEBZ UISFFEBZBOEรถWFEBZ QSPHSBNT BNQN4FQUFNCFS to June. t tรถTITUFQT!HNBJMDPN tGPPUTUFQTQSFTDIPPMDPN GeoKids/Menlo Survey Day Care Center.JEEMFรถFME3PBE .BJM4UPQ  .FOMP1BSL*OGBOUTNPTQSF, /"&:$BDDSFEJUFE1MBZCBTFEQSPHSBN located on Menlo Park campus of the 6OJUFE4UBUFT(FPMPHJDBM4VSWFZ 64(4  t tIFBUIFS!HFPLJETPSH tXXXHFPLJETPSH Kirk House Preschool 1148 Johnson St., .FOMP1BSLZST)BMGEBZNPSOJOH BOEBGUFSOPPODMBTTFTUJNFTQFS XFFL .PO'SJ4VNNFSTFTTJPOT available. t tLIQ!NQQDPSH tXXXLJSLIPVTFQSFTDIPPMPSH Ladera Community Church Preschool "MQJOF3PBE 1PSUPMB7BMMFZ'PVS year, part-time program for 2-5 yrs. /"&:$BDDSFEJUFE PQQPSUVOJUJFTGPS scholarship financing. t tMBEFSBQSFTDIPPM!TCDHMPCBMOFU tXXXMBEFSBQSFTDIPPMPSH


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Littlest Angels Preschool Bethany Lutheran Church, 1095 Cloud Ave., Menlo Park. Two-yr-old classes from 9 a.m.-noon Mon.-Fri. (no potty training required); 3-4-yr-old classes 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon.-Fri. (no potty training required); Pre-K classes 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Before-school care available beginning at 8:30 a.m. and after-school care available until 5:30 p.m. for 3-5 yr-olds. Flexible schedule; enrollment offered for 2, 3 or 5 days per week. t tLBUIZT!CFUIBOZNQPSH tXXXCFUIBOZNQPSHQSFTDIPPM Menlo Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center 801 Laurel 4U .FOMP1BSL.PO'SJ BN p.m. pre-school program. Licensed and subsidized program through city of Menlo Park for children between 18 months and 5 years of age. School Age program for children between 5 years of BHFBOEUIHSBEFBWBJMBCMFQN FYDFQU5IVSTEBZT QN t tOSKPOFT!NFOMPQBSLPSH tXXXNFOMPDIJMESFODFOUFSDPN  XXXNFOMPQBSLPSHEFQBSUNFOUT DPNDIJMEDBSFIUNM Menlo-Atherton Cooperative Nursery School 802 Middle Ave., Menlo Park. 1SFTDIPPMFSTBOE1SF, BHFTNPT yrs. Mon.-Fri. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Parent cooperative. NAEYC accredited. t3FHJTUSBUJPO  tXXXNBDPPQPSH New Horizons School Age Center 200 4IBXOFF1BTT 1PSUPMB7BMMFZ,.PO 'SJOPPOQN t tBKNJS!TCDHMPCBMOFU Peninsula School 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park. Progressive preschoolgrade 8, with an enrollment of 255. 'PVOEFEJOBOETJUVBUFEPO acres. Teacher-student ratio: 1-5, 1-10. Specialists in music, physical education, science, Spanish, art, weaving, clay, XPPETIPQ KFXFMSZ EBODFBOEESBNB Summer school: June-August for children 5-13 yrs. t tNBSZMPV!QFOJOTVMBTDIPPMPSH tXXXQFOJOTVMBTDIPPMPSH The Phillips Brooks School 2245 Avy Ave., Menlo Park. Preschoolers-grade 'PVOEFEJO"OJOEFQFOEFOU  DPFEVDBUJPOBMEBZTDIPPMTUVEFOUT Specialized classes in art, music, physical education, science, technology and Spanish. t tNTIBX!QIJMMJQTCSPPLTPSH tXXXQIJMMJQTCSPPLTPSH

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Sacred Heart Schools/Preschool and Kindergarten 150 Valparaiso Ave., "UIFSUPO$IJMESFOZST.POUFTTPSJ program in a division of Sacred Heart Schools Atherton and a part of the International Network of Sacred Heart Schools. Class Size: 12; Tuition: Preschool part-time - $21,050; Preschool full-time  ,JOEFSHBSUFO  t tDTBMCFSH!TITDIPPMTPSH tXXXTITDIPPMTPSH

PACE APP (Professional Association for Childhood Education Alternative Payment Program) 350 Sansome St., Ste. 1000, San Francisco. Administers subsidy program for income-eligible families. t tJOGP!QBDFOFUPSH tXXXQBDFOFUPSH

Trinity Early Childhood Program 3BWFOTXPPE"WF .FOMP1BSL Mon.-Fri. NAEYC accredited. 3-4 yrs at Lower Campus from 9 a.m.-noon or FYUFOEFEEBZVOUJMQN KVOJPS kindergarten at Upper Campus from 8:15 a.m.-1 p.m. or extended day until 3 QN%FWFMPQNFOUBMQSPKFDUBQQSPBDI with indoor and outdoor play and small HSPVQQSPKFDUT t tBENJTTJPO!USJOJUZNQPSH tXXXUSJOJUZNQPSH Trinity School4BOE)JMM3PBE  Menlo Park. Pre-K to grade 5. CAIS accredited. Early-childhood program is NAEYC accredited. Art, religion, Spanish, physical education, music, library and garden in addition to core curriculum. t FYU tBENJTTJPO!USJOJUZNQPSH tXXXUSJOJUZNQPSH

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Packard Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital Referral Center8FMDI3PBE 1BMP"MUP 3FGFSSBMTQFDJBMJTUTBOTXFSRVFTUJPOT about how to access physicians and services at Lucile Salter Packard Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Hospital at Stanford. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. t tSFGFSSBM!MQDIPSH tXXXMQDIPSH TFBSDIiSFGFSSBM centerâ&#x20AC;?

Child care/referrals AuPairCare Agency recruits, screens and places English-speaking au pairs for children, at approximately $340 for 45 hours of flexible, live-in child care per week. Since 1989, AuPairCare has placed more than 40,000 au pairs in homes across the nation. t"61"*3 tXXXBVQBJSDBSFDPN

Child Care Coordinating Council (4Cs) 330 Twin Dolphin Drive, Ste. 119, 3FEXPPE$JUZ*OGPSNBUJPOBOESFGFSSBMT on child care and preschool programs, and help paying for child care for residents who live or work in San Mateo County. t tJOGP!TBONBUFPDTPSH tXXXTBONBUFPDTPSH Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Health Council $MBSL Way, Palo Alto. The center, two schools and community clinic serve families on the Peninsula and in Silicon Valley. Areas of expertise include education, assessment and treatment for learning differences, anxiety and depression, ADHD and autism. Also provides parent education classes (free) and parent consultations. t tJOGP!DIDPOMJOFPSH tXXXDIDPOMJOFPSH Stanford Park Nannies4BOUB$SV[ Ave., Ste. 1, Menlo Park. An owneroperated nanny agency offering longterm and temporary childcare as well as baby nurses for families in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. t tXXXTQOBOOJFTDPN Stanford University WorkLife Office 1PSUFS%SJWF 4UF 4UBOGPSE Stanford University offers a variety of child care alternatives including four full-time centers for infants-5 yrs

University Heights Montessori Childrenâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Center, Inc."WZ"WF  Menlo Park. Preschoolers, K. Mon.-Fri. BNQN t Windmill Preschool 4141 Alpine 3PBE 1PSUPMB7BMMFZ1SFTDIPPMFST Three programs offered: Tue. and Thurs. 9-11:45 a.m., ages 2-3 yrs; Mon., Wed. and Fri. 9-11:45 a.m., ages 3-4 ZST.PO5IVSTQN BHFTZST Summer programs available. License # 410502804. t tEJSFDUPS!XJOENJMMTDIPPMDPN tXXXXJOENJMMTDIPPMDPN Woodland School-B$VFTUB Drive, Portola Valley. Preschoolers, K-8. Academic independent preschool. TUVEFOUUFBDIFSSBUJP UPUBM students. t tJOGP!XPPEMBOETDIPPMPSH tXXXXPPEMBOETDIPPMPSH

The Playschool Holbrook-Palmer Park, 150 Watkins Ave., Atherton. 1SFTDIPPMFST NPTZST/"&:$ accredited. Morning and afternoon programs. Summer camps for children beginning at 3 yrs, June-August. t tTVTBO!LOPYQMBZTDIPPMTDPN tXXXLOPYQMBZTDIPPMTDPN

Woodside Parentsâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Nursery School 8PPETJEF3PBE 8PPETJEF'PVS year parent participation play-based MFBSOJOHQSPHSBNGPSDIJMESFONPT yrs. Morning programs, Mon.-Fri. Parent participation required. t tXQOTNFNCFSTIJQ!ZBIPPDPN tXXXXPPETJEFQBSFOUTPSH

The Roberts School $PMFNBO"WF  Menlo Park. Preschoolers, pre-K and

Woodside Preschool 3195 Woodside 3PBE 8PPETJEFZST NPTZSTBTPG Sept. 1. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon. Two-,

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(Stanford affiliates only), a part-time nursery-school program and a part-time lab school, and an after-school program for K-2. The program in Stanford West for infants-5 yrs, gives priority to Stanford West residents and affiliates, but also accepts community enrollment on a space-available basis. Stanford Madera Grove Childrenโ€™s center offers first priority to faculty and second priority to students and post-docs. t tUSBTDP!TUBOGPSEFEV tXXXXPSLMJGFTUBOGPSEFEV TrustLine Database for nannies and DBSFHJWFST$POEVDUTCBDLHSPVOE DIFDLTPOJOIPNFDIJMEDBSF QSPWJEFE by the California Department of Social Services. t tXXXUSVTUMJOFPSH

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"We got all three working with Kerwin & Associates, when we sold our property and purchased our perfect new home." - The Freccia Family

For those with uncompromising standards, Kerwin & Associates offers local real estate services of the highest quality.

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1150 El Camino Real Ste 200 Menlo Park, CA U 650-473-1500 U www.kerwinassociates.com


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Story hours Atherton Library%JOLFMTQJFM4UBUJPO Lane, Atherton. Toddler story time for BHFTNPT1SFTDIPPMTUPSZUJNF for ages 3-5 yrs;Musical storytime for all ages; Baby Bounce and Rhyme UJNF CJMJOHVBM4QBOJTI GPSBHFT months. Director:. t tBUIFSUPO!TNDMPSH tXXXTNDMPSHFODPOUFOUBUIFSUPO Keplerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Kids,FQMFST#PPLT &M $BNJOP3FBM .FOMP1BSL"WBSJFUZ of programs for children, ages 3 and up, including storytelling and visits CZQPQVMBSBVUIPST#PPLDMVCTGPS BMMBHFT8JOOFSPGUIF-VDJMF .JDIFFMT1BOOFMM"XBSEGPSCFTUHFOFSBM CPPLTUPSFJOTQJSJOHZPVOHQFPQMFT JOUFSFTUJOCPPLTBOESFBEJOH t tXXXLFQMFSTDPN Menlo Park Library"MNB4U  .FOMP1BSL#BCZTUPSZUJNF VQUP NPT 5PEEMFSTUPSZUJNF BHFT 

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Our Sunday Services: 8:30 am: Early Church 10:30 am: Communal Worship

Friendly, Biblical, and Caring

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St. Bedeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Episcopal Church

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A place to Worship.... Connect....Serve.

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A community that embraces justice, creation, and the diversity of human life.

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Go with a Winner! For all your real estate needs. Linda Rodgers 650.947.4508 lrodgers@interorealestate.com

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Erika represents buyers and sellers on the peninsula and in particular Atherton, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Mountain View, Sunnyvale, and Beyond. Erika brings a wealth of experience, skill and professionalism to her clients. She offers a unique perspective and understands the pulse and demanding nature of the vibrant locale. Erika Ameri Your Neighborhood Specialist

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RIC PARKER I have the knowledge and expertise to counsel you through major financial and lifestyle transitions involved in relocating, refinancing, or selling the family home.

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DOTTIE Monroe DOTTIE BRINGS TO ALAIN PINEL REALTORS A WEALTH OF SKILL, EXPERIENCE AND PROFESSIONALISM.

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Buying or selling—calling me is the move in the right direction

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Broker Associate

(650) 996-0123 DRE #00927794

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Meet Your Area Professionals

Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton & Por Thierry Buisson

Cat Greely

650.206.6202

650.670.0773

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Style, Honesty, Integrity Your Dreams are my goals!

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Karen Gunn, REALTOR

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Visit Me Online: www.CatherineGreely.com

Denise Villeneuve

650.888.9457

650.274.8560

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Woodside and Mid-Peninsula homes speak to a global audience of buyers that want to live here.

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Cutty Smith, REALTOR

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rtola Valley

Woodside 1590 Canada Lane Woodside, CA 94062 650.206.6200

Menlo Park 807 Santa Cruz Avenue Menlo Park, CA 94025 650.543.7740

Tom Dallas, REALTOR

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David Kelsey

650.222.2788

650.223.5588

tome@dallaskelsey.com

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Dana Cappiello

650.492.1764

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Realtor, Licensed Appraiser, MBA

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Chris Mogensen 650.924.1834

Visit Me Online: www.danacappiello.com

Nancy Brooks 650.477.6161

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PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN THE AREA science, technology, music and teacher development programs in 2011-12 school year. Board members: Terry Thygesen, president, tthygesen@mpcsd.org, term ends 2014. Joan Lambert, vice president/ clerk, jlambert@mpcsd.org, term ends 2014. Jeff Child, jchild@mpcsd.org, term ends 2016. Maria Hilton, mhilton@ mpcsd.org, term ends 2016. Laura Rich, lrich@mpcsd.org, term ends 2014. t tCPBSE!NQDTEPSH tXXXEJTUSJDUNQDTEPSH

Elementary schools Encinal School 195 Encinal Ave., Atherton. Principal: Sharon A. Burns. Class Size: 24. Enrollment: 742. Grades K-5. Encinal was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School in fall 2007. t tXXXEJTUSJDUNQDTEPSH TFBSDI â&#x20AC;&#x153;schoolsâ&#x20AC;? Michelle Le

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Menlo Park City School District Administration Office 181 Encinal Ave., Atherton. Superintendent: Maurice Ghysels. Class Size: K: 24; 1-3: 23 or fewer; 4-8: 25 or fewer. Enrollment: 2,799. The district operates four schools: Laurel, grades K-3; Encinal, grades K-5; Oak Knoll, grades K-5; Hillview Middle School, grades 6-8. Spanish immersion program available at Encinal and Laurel. See website for boundaries. Ethnic/ racial percentages (2012-13 ): Caucasian, 64; Hispanic, 15; multiple ethnicities, 11; Asian, 7 ; African American, 2; Pacific Islander, 1. Community support: Voters passed a record $91.1 million bond measure in June 2006 to expand facilities at all four schools. In 1995, voters approved a $22 million bond issue to finance renovation and construction projects that are completed at all four sites. In April 2000, voters supported a parcel tax of $298 per year (currently set at $370.30) to strengthen programs for all students, reduce class sizes in grades 4-8 and provide additional training for teachers. Voters in 2003 renewed a parcel tax, currently set at $108.62, and approved an additional parcel tax now $81.76 per year. In 2010, voters approved another parcel tax of $178. The nonprofit Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation contributed $3.35 million to the district to fund library,

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Career/job services

Art organizations

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Community centers

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Garden clubs Atherton Garden Guild10#PY  Menlo Park. tXXXBUIFSUPOHBSEFOHVJMEPSH Kings Mountain Garden Club P.O. Box  8PPETJEF tQFUFSN!BUUOFU

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Gardens

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Goodwill of Silicon Valley/UI 4U 4BO+PTF t tXXXHPPEXJMMTWPSH

Menlo Park Senior Center5FSNJOBM "WF .FOMP1BSL t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH

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Peninsula Volunteers Inc..JEEMF "WF .FOMP1BSL t tXXXQFOWPMPSH â&#x2013;  Rosener House Adult Day

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Menlo Park Civic Center Laurel Street near Ravenswood Avenue. Burgess Park, which is located at the Civic Center, recently underwent major renovations, including new swimming pools and locker room, renovated baseball and soccer fields and a new skate park. The Arillaga Family Gymnasium opened in 2010. Menlo Park City Council Chambers 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. The Menlo Park City Council meets Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the council chambers. Agendas, minutes and staff reports are posted on the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website at www.menlopark.org. The site also contains general information about the city as well as links to the police department, library and recreation center. t DJUZDMFSL 

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Menlo Park Police Department 701 Laurel St., Menlo Park. Community policing program encompasses basic Public Works Director: Charles Taylor. crime prevention, neighborhood watches DXUBZMPS!NFOMPQBSLPSH BOEIPNFTFDVSJUZDIFDLT BOEEFBMT with neighborhood and traffic issues. Menlo Park planning 4QFDJBMQSPHSBNTJODMVEFBOFBSUIRVBLF commissioners preparedness meeting every other year, John Kadvany  XPSL chair. and school programs that focus on issues such as vandalism and drugs. Counselors 5FSNFOET NFFUXJUIBUSJTLLJETBOEUIFJSGBNJMJFT Ben Eiref  IPNF vice chair. Neighborhood crime statistics are 5FSNFOET available at the library and are posted on the cityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s website, www.menlopark.org. John Onken5FSNFOET 'SPOUEFTLPQFO.PO5IVSTSTBN  QNFWFSZPUIFS'SJBNQN Katherine Strehl5FSN $MPTFEOPPOQNEBJMZSFQPSUBDSJNF ends 2017. hours a day, seven days a week. t FNFSHFODZ  OPOFNFSHFODZ  John Oâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;Malley IPNF 5FSN  FOET Arillaga Family Recreation Center Henry Riggs,  XPSL 5FSN 700 Alma St., Menlo Park. A wide variety FOET of dance and health and fitness classes for adults, children and teens is offered The Planning Commissionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s regular XFFLMZ.PO5IVSTBNQN 'SJ meetings are held either the first and BNQN See Outdoors & recreation third Mondays or the second and fourth chapter for more information. Mondays of the month at 7 p.m. in the t council chambers, 701 Laurel St.

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Park. Children between ages 3 and 5 are offered multicultural learning experiences in an environment with a teacher/child ratio of 1:8. The subsidized program is designed for children of low-income parents at work or in worktraining, or who are incapacitated or have an incapacitated child. Breakfast, lunch and a snack are served daily. Mon.-Fri. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. t Ravenswood Family Health Center at Belle Haven 100 Terminal Ave., Menlo Park. A joint venture of the city of Menlo Park and San Mateo County, the clinicโ€™s family practice focuses heavily on preventive medicine. Mon. 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. 8FE'SJBNQN5VFTQN $MPTFEBNQNGPSMVODI and Sat., Sun. t Belle Haven Police Substation  Willow Road, Menlo Park. t

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Holbrook-Palmer Park 150 Watkins Ave., Atherton. Recreational, cultural and social activities take place on the grounds, and in three buildings at the BDSFQBSLUIF)PMCSPPL1BMNFS House, Jennings Pavilion and the Carriage House. Classes for children and adults, preschool program, six tennis courts. Rooms can be rented for meetings, social events, and weddings, including an outdoor wedding arbor. A POFNJMFXBMLJOHรถUOFTTQBUIGPMMPXT the perimeter of the park. tUFOOJTMFTTPOT   t"UIFSUPO!DJBUIFSUPODBVT

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Menlo Park city staff City Manager: Alex McIntyre. 650-330-6610. admcintyre@menlopark.org

Town of Portola Valley Town Hall: 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley 94028 Weekday hours: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. 2013-14 town operating budget: $6.2 million t tUPXODFOUFS!QPSUPMBWBMMFZOFU tXXXQPSUPMBWBMMFZOFU

Portola Valley Town Council Maryann Moise Derwin Term ends November 2013. mderwin@portolavalley.net John Richards mayor. Term ends November 2013. jrichards@portolavalley.net Edward C. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Tedâ&#x20AC;? Driscoll Term ends November 2013. tdriscoll@portolavalley.net Jeff Aalfs Term ends November 2015. jaalfs@portolavalley.net Ann Wengert Term ends November 2015. awengert@portolavalley.net The Town Council meets at 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month in the Historic Schoolhouse at Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley.

Portola Valley town staff Call 650-851-1701. Town Manager: Nick Pegueros, ext. 215

Town of Woodside Town Hall: 2955 Woodside Road, P.O. Box 620005, Woodside 94062. 2013-14 town operating budget: $5.15 million t tXXXXPPETJEFUPXOPSH

Woodside council members Tom Shanahan. District 3. 650-5612238; t.shanahan@woodsidetown.org. Term ends November 2015.

Dave Burow District 5. 650-364-0697. d.burow@woodsidetown.org. Term ends November 2015. Deborah Gordon District 2. 650-8511642. d.c.gordon@woodsidetown.org . Term ends November 2013. Anne Kasten mayor. District 6, 650867-5002. a.kasten@woodsidetown.org. Term ends November 2013. Peter Mason District 7. 650-851-8818. p.mason@woodsidetown.org. Term ends November 2015. Ron Romines District 1. 650-851-8475. r.romines@woodsidetown.org. Term ends November 2015. Dave Tanner District 4. 650-851-4918. d.tanner@woodsidetown.org. Term ends November 2013. Send all correspondence to Town Hall. The Town Councilâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s regular meetings begin at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at Independence Hall, Woodside and Whiskey Hill roads, Woodside. 650-8516790. Agenda hotline: 650-306-0327.

Woodside town staff Town Manager/Finance Director: Kevin Bryant. 650-851-1594. kbryant@ woodsidetown.org

Menlo Park Fire Protection District 170 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park 94025 t"MMFNFSHFODJFT DBMM#VTJOFTT 650-688-8400, Mon-Thu 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fire Prevention Bureau: 650688-8425 tXXXNFOMPĂśSFPSH Fire Chief: Harold Schapelhouman Interim fire chief: Douglas Sporleder 2013-14 operations budget: $31.1 million Fire stations: 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park; 2290 University Ave., East Palo Alto; 32 Almendral Ave., Atherton; 3322 Alameda de las Pulgas, Menlo Park; 4101 Fair Oaks Ave., Menlo Park; 700 Oak Grove Ave., Menlo Park; 1467 Chilco St., Menlo Park Board of Directors, Menlo Park Fire District Stephen Nachtsheim president. stephenn@menlofire.org, 650-8546938. Term ends December 2013. Jack Nelson vice-president. jackn@ menlofire.org. Term ends December 2013 (filed for re-election). Rex Ianson director. rexfordi@ menlofire.org. Term ends December 2013 (filed for re-election). Virgina Chang Kiraly director. virginiack@menlofire.org. Term ends December 2015. Rob Silano director. roberts@menlofire. org. Term ends December 2015. Meets third Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at district headquarters, 300 Middlefield Road, Menlo Park. Call 650-329-9266

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Formed in 1946, the district provides oversight and support for programs and activities to achieve health, wellness and disease prevention for residents in Redwood City, Menlo Park, Woodside, Atherton, Portola Valley, Belmont, San Carlos and parts of San Mateo and Foster City. Board meetings on the first Wednesday of even-numbered months, at 4:30 p.m. in the Conference Room, 525 Veterans Blvd., in Redwood City. 2013-14 budget: $12.4 million

Fire Chief: Dan Ghiorso 2013-14 budget: $12.9 million Fire stations: Headquarters: 3111 Woodside Road, Woodside. 650-8511594; 135 Portola Road, Portola Valley. 650-851-1626; 4091 Jefferson Ave., unincorporated San Mateo County. 650-368-2155. Board of Directors, Woodside Fire District Peter Berger director. Patrick Cain director. John Gardner director. Meets the last Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Woodside fire station, 3111 Woodside Road, Woodside. 650851-1594. To contact one of the board members, email chief@woodsidefire.org.

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Skylonda Fire Station: 17290 Skyline Blvd., Woodside. Covers unincorporated areas of San Mateo County from Kings Mountain Road to Alpine Road, and west to Pescadero. t&NFSHFODJFT#VTJOFTT 650-851-1860.

Special Districts Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District District Address: 330 Distel Circle, Los Altos, CA 94022-1404 t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH Stephen Abbors, general manager

Board of Directors, Sequoia Healthcare District Jerry Shefren president. gshefren@sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com. Term ends 2014. Art Faro vice-president. ajtr3@comcast.net. Term ends 2014. Katie Kane secretary/treasurer. kkane@sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com. Term ends 2016. Kim Griffin director. pedihearts@ sbcglobal.net. Term ends 2016. Jack Hickey director. jhickey@sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com. Term ends 2014.

Sequoia Hospital 170 Alameda de las Pulgas, Redwood City 94062. 650-369-5811. www.sequoiahospital.org.

Water districts Los Trancos County Water District 162 Los Trancos Circle, Portola Valley, 94028. Visit ltcwd.org to find the names and phone numbers of board members. The board meets in the Buckeye Room of the Portola Valley Town Center, 765 Portola Road, Portola Valley, at 7:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of these months: January, March, May, June, September, and November.

2013-14 total budget: $41.4 million Board meets second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7 p.m. in the district office. Board of directors has seven members representing five wards in Santa Clara County and two wards in San Mateo County.

San Mateo County Community College District 3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo 94402 650574-6550. smccd.edu Ron Galatolo chancellor Board of Trustees generally meets at 6 p.m. second and fourth Wednesdays at the district office board room. Contact board members through the District Office.

Sequoia Healthcare District 525 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City 94062. 650-421-2155. www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com;

West Bay Sanitary District 500 Laurel St., Menlo Park 94025. 650321-0384. info@westbaysanitary.org. www.westbaysanitary.org Meets second and fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at district offices, 500 Laurel St., Menlo Park. District staff: Phil Scott, district manager. Board of Directors, West Bay Sanitary Ronald Shepherd president. Term ends 2015. David Walker secretary. Term ends 2015. Fran Dehn member. Term ends 2015. Edward P. Moritz member, secretary. Term ends 2013. Roy Thiele-SardiĂąa member. Term ends 2013. All board members can be contacted at info@westbaysanitary.org.

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