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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. Itâ€™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 firstname.lastname@example.org or editor@AlmanacNews.com. We appreciate your feedback.
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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€™s degree or higher (2007-11): 83.9% Mean household income: $331,667
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
The Farmageddon booth at the first Mountain Goat Farmersâ€™ Market sells locally grown apples. Single-family housing (2000): 99%
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€™s degree or higher (2005): 68.1% Median household income (2005): $107,261
Portola Valley Town facts
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
Sworn police officers: 36
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ZIP code: 94025
Population (1980): 3,939 Racial/ethnic breakdown (2007-11):
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
Median household income (2005-09): $185,000
People Population (2007-11): 5,263
Asian/Pacific Islander: 13.8%
ZIP code: 94062
2013-14 town operating budget: $6.2 million
Police: By contract with San Mateo County Sheriff â€™s Office
Police employees: By contract with San Mateo County Sheriff â€™s Office.
Incorporated: July 14, 1964
Adults with bachelorâ€™s degree or higher (2005-09): 81%
Town employees: 16.5 full-time employees and four part time employees
Education and income
Population (1990): 7,163 Racial/ethnic breakdown (2010):*
Persons per household (2010): 2.53
Education and income Adults with bachelorâ€™s degree or higher (2010): 70.6% Mean household income: $336,577
(Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, town & city halls, Association of Bay Area Governments, California State Department of Finance. Housing prices from the Silicon Valley Association of REALTORSâ„˘.)
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Art Galleries Anderson Collection in Menlo Park 2440 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. A large private collection of 20th-century art. Major postwar movements represented include color field painting, California funk art, Bay Area figurative art and contemporary abstract painting. Free public tours; advance reservations required. t tLTBSBDJOP!BBDPMMFDUJPODPN tXXXBBDPMMFDUJPODPN Portola Art Gallery at Allied Arts Guild"SCPS3PBE .FOMP1BSL Representational art by regionally and nationally recognized artists. t tXXXQPSUPMBBSUHBMMFSZDPN Redwood City Art Center#SPBEXBZ 4U 3FEXPPE$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€™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
Bookstores and readings Barnes & Noble Bookstore&M Camino Real, Redwood City. Books, magazines, author events, childrenâ€™s music, â€œvisitsâ€? from book characters. t tXXXCODPN Bellâ€™s Books&NFSTPO4U 1BMP"MUP 0QFOTJODF GBNJMZPXOFEBOE independent Bellâ€™s offers more than OFX VTFE SBSFBOEPVUPGQSJOU titles on two floors in an historic building in downtown Palo Alto.
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Lectures SLAC National Accelerator Lab Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park. Every other NPOUI 4-"$IPTUTFWFOJOHMFDUVSFT highlighting the science underway at the laboratory. Past lectures have featured diamonds, dark energy, the making of molecular movies and the hunt for the Higgs. t tXXXTMBDTUBOGPSEFEV USGS Lecture Series.JEEMFĂśFME 3PBE #MEH $POGFSFODF3PPN" .FOMP Park. Free lectures at U.S. Geological 4VSWFZVTVBMMZPOUIFMBTU5IVSTEBZPGUIF NPOUI IPMJEBZTQFSNJUUJOH5PQJDTJODMVEF all facets of earth science. t tBCBSSBMFT!VTHTHPW tXXXPOMJOFXSVTHTHPWDBMFOEBS
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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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Allied Arts Guild 75 Arbor Road, Menlo Park. Allied Arts has Spanish $PMPOJBMTUZMFCVJMEJOHTJOBHBSEFO TFUUJOHXJUIGPVOUBJOTBOEĂ¸PXFSMJOFE XBMLXBZT TUVEJPBSUJTUT QBJOUJOHT pottery, sculpture and woodwork, in a HBSEFOTFUUJOH1SPĂśUTEPOBUFEUP-VDJMF Packard Childrenâ€™s Hospital. t tFWFOUT!BMMJFEBSUTHVJMEPSH tXXXBMMJFEBSUTHVJMEPSH
Hanna House1PSUFS%SJWF 4UBOGPSE%PDFOUMFEUPVSTPG'SBOL -MPZE8SJHIUEFTJHOFEIPNF CBTFE POIFYBHPOBMNPEVMF3FTFSWBUJPOT required, Children must be at least 12 years old. t tIBOOBIPVTFUPVSTTUBOGPSEFEV Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve (Stanford) Sand Hill Road, Woodside.
%PDFOUMFEFEVDBUJPOBMUPVSTPG CJPMPHJDBMĂśFMETUBUJPO5PVSTFBTPOJT Oct. 1-May 31. Pets are not permitted. Reservations required and tours scheduled on an individual basis. t tXXXKSCQTUBOGPSEFEV Menlo Park Science Center (U.S. Geological Survey ).JEEMFĂśFME 3PBE .FOMP1BSL4FMG(VJEFE5PVS IBOEPVUIUUQQVCTVTHTHPW fs/2007/3072/ t tXXXVTHTHPW SLAC National Accelerator Lab 2575 Sand Hill Road, Menlo Park . Tours include an overview of particle physics research conducted at SLAC, BWJFXPGUIFHJBOUEFUFDUPSTSFRVJSFE to observe subatomic particles, and a peek at its linac, housed in the worldâ€™s MPOHFTUCVJMEJOH'SFFUPVST"EWBODFE reservations are required. t tXXXTMBDTUBOGPSEFEV Stanford Universityâ€™s Hoover Tower (BMWF[.BMM 4UBOGPSE5IFUPXFS JTPOFPGUISFFCVJMEJOHTUIBUNBLFVQ the Hoover Institution, dedicated to the study of 20th-century war, revolution and peace. The towerâ€™s observation EFDLPĂ˛FSTBTXFFQJOHWJFXPGUIF Midpeninsula. Tours available. t tXXXTUBOGPSEFEVEFQUWJTJUPSJOGP QMBOHVJEFTIPPWFSIUNM Stanford University Campus (BMWF[4U 4UBOGPSE'SFFPOFIPVS tours of campus are conducted daily by TUVEFOUHVJEFT5PVSTEFQBSUGSPNUIF 7JTJUPS$FOUFSBOEBSFGSFFGPSHSPVQTPG OJOFPSGFXFS-BSHFSHSPVQTNVTUDBMM GPSSFTFSWBUJPOT1SJWBUFUPVSTBOEHPMG DBSUUPVSTDBOCFBSSBOHFEGPSBGFF4FF also Museums and Collections section for information on Cantor Arts Center, Hoover Institution and Hoover Tower, 3PEJO4DVMQUVSF(BSEFOBOE4UBOGPSE /FX(VJOFB4DVMQUVSF(BSEFO t 7JTJUPS*OGPSNBUJPO 4FSWJDFT
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Wineries Chaine dâ€™Or Vineyard4VOSJTF %SJWF 8PPETJEF5IJTUJOZWJOFZBSE HSPXTBMMPGJUTPXOHSBQFTUPQSPEVDF 500 cases a year of chardonnay and cabernet. t tJOGP!TUFGBOJBXJOFDPN tXXXDIBJOFEPSDPN Thomas Fogarty Winery and Vineyards4LZMJOF#MWE 8PPETJEF'PHBSUZ8JOFSZQSPEVDFT pinot noir and chardonnay made from NPVOUBJOPVTFTUBUFHSBQFT8FEEJOHT and corporate events. t tJOGP!GPHBSUZXJOFSZDPN tXXXGPHBSUZXJOFSZDPN Woodside Vineyards LLC 205 $POTUJUVUJPO%SJWF .FOMP1BSL 0QFSBUJOHTJODF UIFXJOFSZ produces chardonnay, cabernet TBVWJHOPO [JOGBOEFMBOEQJOPUOPJS BOETQBSLMJOHXJOF GSPNTJUFTXJUIJO Woodside. t tJOGP!XPPETJEFWJOFZBSETDPN tXXXXPPETJEFWJOFZBSETDPN
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Kingâ€™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€™s 26 preserves, but only on clearly designated paths. Helmets are SFRVJSFEBUBMMUJNFT"TQFFEMJNJUPG NQI NQIXIFOQBTTJOH JTFOGPSDFE t USBJMDPOEJUJPOTIPUMJOF
tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSHBDUJWJUJFT ideas_for_bikers.asp Road biking What really makes this area a haven for cyclists is the abundance of nearby routes that offer something for everyone, from competitive pedalpushers to recreational riders. Here are some of the better-known foothill and valley bike routes: CaĂąada Road This mostly flat road (pronounced â€œKan-ya-daâ€?) parallels *GPSNJMFTGSPN8PPETJEF3PBE to Hwy. 92, past such scenic attractions as the Filoli Estate and the Pulgas Water Temple. Bike lanes accommodate riders for the entire length. On most Sundays UIFSPBEJTDMPTFEUPBVUPUSBĂł DBN p.m. from Edgewood Road to Hwy. 92, creating an ideal refuge for cyclists and in-line skaters.
t 4BO.BUFP$PVOUZ Bicycle Sunday Info Line tXXXDIBJOSFBDUJPODPNDBOBEB@ road.htm Kings Mountain Road Beginning out of Woodside, Kings Mountain Road provides a good route to reach 4LZMJOF5IFDMJNCJTNJMFTMPOHXJUI OVNFSPVTTXJUDICBDLTBOEDMJNCT feet. Weekend traffic is heavy compared to the weekdays, but the scenery is always worth it. tXXXHSBQIJDTTUBOGPSEFEV_MVDBTQ HSBEFLJOHTNPVOUBJOIUNM Old La Honda Road This narrow, winding road is the easiest and most peaceful way to climb to Skyline or ride to the coast. Access is from Portola Road, less than a mile after it merges with Sand )JMM3PBE5IFDMJNCJTBNJMFBTDFOU of a narrow, winding road, climbing 1,700 feet. Descending the road is tricky, however, and not recommended. Take Hwy. 84 instead. t 1BMP"MUP#JDZDMFT Page Mill Road - Kings Mountain By far the most strenuous climb around, Page Mill Road twists and turns 7 miles from the valley floor to Skyline Boulevard, where it tops out around 2,000 feet. This is a killer, especially on a hot day. From 1900 Park Blvd., Palo Alto, driving EJTUBODFJTNJMFT5JNFIPVST minutes. tXXXSBIVMOFULFOUPOGVOCJLF PageMill_KingsMountain.html Woodside-Portola Valley Loop This local favorite is a 26-mile loop of flat to mildly hilly terrain. The total climb is 1,170 feet. This route heads southwest from I-280 along Sand Hill Road and a right at Manzanita Way. Then turn left onto Olive Hill Lane and weave through until a right on Kings Mountain Road. Next, a quick left onto Tripp Road that turns into Woodside Road and finally into Portola Road. On the final legs of the trip take a left on Alpine Road that veers JOUP"SBTUSBEFSP3PBE1BHF.JMM3PBE5P complete the loop go right on Junipero Serra Boulevard until it meets up with Sand Hill Road. tXXXQBMPBMUPCJDZDMFTDPNMPPQ NBQMPPQIUNM
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
Tidy Tips (yellow) / Layia platyglossa; Goldfields (golden) / Lasthenia californica at Edgewood Park & Natural Preserve. PQFOBMMZFBS PQFOEFQFOEJOHPO season. Deer, bobcats, coyotes, variety of birds. Open 8 a.m. to sunset. t tSFDSFBUJPO!DJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSH tXXXDJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSH XXX bahiker.com
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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
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$MVCIJLFSTIVU or http://reservations.eparks.net/ JOEFYBTQ QBSL@JEOPGPSQBSL SFTFSWBUJPOTGPSQBSL tXXXFQBSLTOFUBOEIUUQMPNBQSJFUBTJFSSBDMVCPSHIJLFST@IVUBTQ
Fishing Dumbarton Fishing Pier.BSTIMBOE Road, Fremont.Head east on the %VNCBSUPO#SJEHFBOEFYJUBU5IPSOUPO Avenue. Turn right onto Thornton Avenue, then right onto Marshlands 3PBE'PMMPXUIFSPBENJMFTUPUIF fishing pier parking lot. No entrance or parking fees. Closed to vehicle USBĂłD"QSJMUP"VHUPQSPUFDU nesting birds. During road closure, the QJFSJTBWBJMBCMFCZGPPU CJLF NJMF round-trip) or a small shuttle bus on the weekends. It leaves from the closed HBUFBUBNBOEQN5IFSFJTB p.m. return trip. Reservations must be
NBEFUPVTFUIFTIVUUMF0QFOBN QN/PWFNCFS.BSDIBNQN April-October. t tXXXĂśTIJUGSFFTIFMMPSHEVNCBSUPO htm Licenses Fishing licenses are required in California for all fishing endeavors. You can get a license at sporting goods stores or online. Annual California residentâ€™s fees vary. Other short-term licenses are available. t tEJSFDUPS!EGHDBHPW tXXXEGHDBHPW South San Francisco Bay Fishing Reference site for all of the South Bay and Peninsula fishing areas, both fresh and saltwater fishing. tXXXJDIUIZDPN
Bay Area Orienteering Club Sport of navigation with map and compass, coupled with walking or running. 6TVBMMZNFFUT4VOEBZTGSPNBN noon at various parks around Bay Area. Fees vary. Families welcome. Instruction provided for beginners. tXXXCBPDPSH Bedwell Bayfront Park Intersection of .BSTI3PBEBOE#BZGSPOU&YQSFTTXBZ Menlo Park.Large open space for biking, walking, hiking, birdwatching and home PGUIF"OOVBM,JUF%BZ0QFOEBJMZ a.m.-dusk.
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t tDTE!NFOMPQBSLPSH tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSHEFQBSUNFOUT com/parks/bayfront.htm Edgewood County Park and Preserve Edgewood and Old Stage SPBET 3FEXPPE$JUZ5IFBDSFTPG woodlands and grasslands of Edgewood Park and Natural Preserve are famous for their magnificent displays of wildflowers each spring. Five trails, meadow area, amphitheater, three drop-in family picnic areas, restrooms. No dogs, bikes or smoking. Open year round 8 a.m. to sunset; closing time varies by time of year. Reservations can be made online, QIPOFPSJOQFSTPO4J[FBDSFT tGPSSFTFSWBUJPOEFTL tXXXTBONBUFPDPVOUZQBSLTPSH Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District See entry in Open space areas.
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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 BDSFQBSLPĂ˛FSTNJMFTPGUSBJMT 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€œCoal Creekâ€?
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€œEl Corte de Madera Creekâ€?
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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€œLos Trancosâ€?
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€œPurisima Creekâ€?
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Ravenswood Open Space Preserve &BTU1BMP"MUPFOEPG#BZ3PBE FBTUPG 64)XZ5IJTQSFTFSWFJTDPNQSJTFE of two noncontiguous areas located south of the Dumbarton Bridge and adjacent to San Francisco Bay. The larger area is located near Cooley Landing JO&BTU1BMP"MUP5IFNBSTIBUUSBDUT a variety of migrating birds including sandpipers, dowitchers and avocets.
Great blue herons, white pelicans, and egrets are also common. 1.3 miles of trail. Wheelchair accessible. Hiking and bicycling is allowed, but horses and dogs are not allowed on the trails. Size: BDSFT t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH TFBSDI â€œRavenswoodâ€? Thornewood Open Space Preserve La Honda Road, between Woodside Road and Skyline Blvd., Woodside. Trails: 1.5 mile. Hiking, equestrian. Historic Thornewood Estate; redwoods, oaks; Schilling Lake. Leashed dogs permitted. "DDFTTUISPVHIBCSJDLHBUFPOUIF south side of La Honda Road (Hwy NJMFTQBTUJUTJOUFSTFDUJPOXJUI 1PSUPMB3PBEJO8PPETJEF"OBSSPX ESJWFXBZGPSNJMFTCFGPSFQBSLJOH 4J[FBDSFT t tXXXPQFOTQBDFPSH TFBSDI â€œThornewoodâ€? Windy Hill Open Space Preserve Skyline Blvd., Portola Valley. Twelve miles of trails for hiking, biking, IPSTFCBDLSJEJOH LJUFĂ¸ZJOH7JFXTPG the Peninsula and coast, picnic tables, creeks, grassland ridges, and a portion of the Ridge Trail. Spring Ridge parking BSFBPO4LZMJOF#MWE NJMFTTPVUI PG)XZ"EEJUJPOBMSPBETJEFQBSLJOH is available along Skyline Blvd. Hang gliding, paragliding and remote control gliding are allowed by obtaining a permit. Size: 1,335 acres.
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Private Swim & Tennis Clubs Ladera Oaks"MQJOF3PBE 1PSUPMB 7BMMFZ'BNJMZPSJFOUFETXJN UFOOJT BOEรถUOFTTDMVCXJUIUXPZFBSSPVOE pools, six lighted tennis courts, a fitness center and sports activity lawns. Offers swimming and tennis lessons, personal training, youth and masters swim teams, junior tennis program and USTA teams. t tXXXMBEFSBPBLTDPN
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
Dance Menlo Park Academy of Dance &M$BNJOP3FBM .FOMP1BSL#BMMFU tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical for adults and children. t tDPMFFOE!NQBPEDPN tXXXNQBPEDPN
Skateboarding Burgess Skate Park"MNB 4U .FOMP1BSL0QFOGPSHFOFSBM TLBUFCPBSEJOHIBMGIPVSCFGPSFTVOVQ to sundown. Users are required to wear IFMNFUT FMCPXBOELOFFQBET'BDJMJUZ JTGPSTLBUFCPBSETBOEJOMJOFTLBUJOH
Portola Valley Parks and Recreation Committee1PSUPMB3PBE 1PSUPMB 7BMMFZ$PFE TQPOTPSFEMFBHVFT .BSDI+VOFBOE4FQUFNCFS/PWFNCFS GPSNFOPWFSBOEXPNFOPWFS (BNFTBSFPO4VOEBZTGSPNBN BN QN BUUIF1PSUPMB7BMMFZ5PXO $FOUFSรถFME4JHOVQGFF t+PO.ZFSTBU tNZFSTKPOBUIBO!ZBIPPDPN tXXXQWBTMPSH
Softball Menlo Park Adult Softball Program 'SBOL4FRVFJSB'JFMEBU/FBMPO1BSL .JEEMF"WF .FOMP1BSL5ISFFMFBHVFT NBEFVQPGQSFGPSNFEUFBNTNFOT BOEDPFEMFBHVFT"EVMUTPWFSPOMZ 5XPQSPHSBNT MBUF"QSJMUISPVHINJE +VMZBOENJE"VHVTUUPMBUF0DUPCFS -FBHVFTBSFIFMEBU/FBMPO1BSLBOE DPOTJTUPGHBNFT JODMVEJOHQMBZPรฒT (BNFTBSFQMBZFE .POEBZ 8FEOFTEBZ 5IVSTEBZ CFHJOOJOHBUQN Leagues are set at experience levels of i$ wi$$ wi%wBOE$P&E t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH Northern California Softball Association $IFDLXFCTJUFGPSMFBHVFT and tournament information for the Bay Area. tXXXOPSDBMBTBPSH Redwood City Senors Softball Club 10#PY 3FEXPPE$JUZ1MBZTZFBS SPVOEBUWBSJPVTQBSLTBSPVOE3FEXPPE $JUZ.BEFVQPGBCPVUSFDSFBUJPOBM and tournament level softball players PWFSUIFBHFPG3FHJTUSBUJPOGFF t tCGHV[NBO!ZBIPPDPN tXXXTFOJPSTPGUCBMMDMVCTQBDFTDPN default_css.aspx
Swimming Belle Haven Pool5FSNJOBM"WF .FOMP1BSL0VUEPPSQPPMPQFONJE +VOFUPMBUF"VHVTU.POEBZ5IVSTEBZ BNQN 'SJEBZ4BUVSEBZOPPO p.m. and closed Sunday. Recreational, lap and family swimming, as well as private rentals, lessons and safety classes. tPS tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH TFBSDIiQPPMw Betty Wright Aquatics Center .JEEMFรถFME3PBE #MEH$ 1BMP"MUP
#BZ"SFBTPOMZGVMMTFSWJDF QVCMJD XBSNXBUFSUIFSBQZDFOUFS:FBSSPVOE JOEPPSQPPMIFBUFEUPEFHSFFT Provides qualified physical therapists, personal trainers that teach proper exercise and rehabilitative technique. Specializes in adapted aquatics for people with disabilities. Also offered: TXJNMFTTPOTGPSZFBSPMETBOE QBSFOUUPUTXJNMFTTPOT1SFOBUBM BSUISJUJT QPTUTUSPLFBOEPUIFSXBUFS exercise classes. t tJOGP!BCJMJUJFTVOJUFEPSH tXXXBCJMJUJFTVOJUFEPSH Burgess Memorial Pool-BVSFM 4U .FOMP1BSL0VUEPPSQPPM PQFO ZFBSSPVOEGPSMBQBOESFDSFBUJPOBM TXJNNJOH(SPVQBOEQSJWBUFTXJN lessons. Swim team. Pool rental available. tGPSIPVSTBOESBUFT tXXXNFOMPTXJNDPN
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$PTUTWBSZ t tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSH Northern California Volleyball Association%PSNBO"WF 4BO Francisco. Programs and information for adults and youth, team competition. NCVA memberships are valid from Sept. "VH t tWCBMM!ODWBDPN tXXXODWBDPN
Water Sports Spinnaker Sailing4FBQPSU$PVSU 3FEXPPE$JUZ$MBTTFTJOLFFMCPBU sailing, sailing club, sailing vacations, summer camps, sailboat charters and UFBNCVJMEJOHFWFOUT0QFOBN QN TFWFOEBZTBXFFL t tXXXTQJOOBLFSTBJMJOHDPN www.AlmanacNews.com Info Menlo Park s 23
$)*-%$"3& $- "44&4 '6/5)*/(4 '03,*%450%0 t.BJO0รณ DF#PY0G รถDF 5VF4BUQN tDIJMESFOTUIFBUSF!DJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSH tXXXDJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSHDIJMESFO stheatre Ragazzi Boys Chorus"$MJOUPO4U 3FEXPPE$JUZ0OFPGUIFMBSHFTUCPZT DIPSVTFTJOUIF4BO'SBODJTDP#BZ"SFB 3BHB[[JJTBSFHJPOBMDFOUFSGPSNVTJD education for boys and young men ages )PMETBVEJUJPOTJO+BOVBSZ .BZ and September and provides musical USBJOJOHUPCPZTXIPMPWFUPTJOH Concerts are mostly on the Peninsula. t t3BHB[[J!3BHB[[JPSH tXXXSBHB[[JPSH
Zander Reece, 1 year old, crawls to first place in the diaper derby during the 7th annual Menlo Park summer block party in June.
Arts organizations California Youth Symphony 441 California Ave. #5, Palo Alto. Founded in 1952, the Palo Alto-based youth orchestra performs at Spangenberg Theatre in Palo Alto, Foothill College, Flint Center and San Mateo Performing Arts Center. Many local participants are among 500 students enrolled in nine ensembles. Open to kids ages 8-18. Auditions in April. t tDBMJGPSOJBZPVUITZNQIPOZ!HNBJM com tXXXDZTPSH Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley 1901 Old Middlefield Way, Suite .UO7JFX&TUBCMJTIFEJO Cantabile Youth Singers of Silicon Valley operates six choirs serving children BHFT"DUJWJUJFTJODMVEFXFFLMZ SFIFBSTBMT RVBSUFSMZUSBJOJOHXPSLTIPQT BOEXFFLFOESFUSFBUT JODMVEJOHWPDBM training, diction and language coaching, movement and dance, training in theory, music-reading skills, interpretation and history. Auditions and demonstration classes in August, January and May. t tJOGP!DBOUBCJMFPSH tXXXDBOUBCJMFPSH El Camino Youth Symphony Association 4055 Fabian Way, Palo Alto. 5IFBXBSEXJOOJOH&$:4TQPOTPSTFJHIU POHPJOHFOTFNCMFTUIBUSFIFBSTFXFFLMZ and perform regularly. They include the Senior Symphony, the Sinfonietta Orchestra, four preparatory orchestras, BรธVUFFOTFNCMFBOEBXJOEPSDIFTUSB .VTJDJBOTZSTNBZSFRVFTUBO audition. t tFDZT!FDZTPSH tXXXFDZTPSH 24 s Info Menlo Park WWW!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 Centerโs 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 Childrenโs 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
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€™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
:PVOH'JWFT BHFTZSTBN p.m. year-round. Curriculum includes age-appropriate academics, art, music, gymnastics, Spanish, cooking and more. t tXXXSPCFSUTTDIPPMDPN
three- and five-day programs. t tMEBZFI!XPPETJEFLDBVT tXXXXPPETJEFLDBVT
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
Packard Childrenâ€™s Hospital Referral Center8FMDI3PBE 1BMP"MUP 3FGFSSBMTQFDJBMJTUTBOTXFSRVFTUJPOT about how to access physicians and services at Lucile Salter Packard Childrenâ€™s Hospital at Stanford. Mon-Fri 8 a.m.-5 p.m. t tSFGFSSBM!MQDIPSH tXXXMQDIPSH TFBSDIiSFGFSSBM centerâ€?
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€™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€™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€™ 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 $PMFNBO"WF Menlo Park. Preschoolers, pre-K and
Woodside Preschool 3195 Woodside 3PBE 8PPETJEFZST NPTZSTBTPG Sept. 1. Mon.-Fri., 8:30 a.m.-noon. Two-,
Cheeky Monkey Toys, the magic of play, the wonder of learning. Complimentary gift wrapping and assembly!
The Spot for Toys, Games, and All Things Learning and Fun!
640 Santa Cruz Avenue, Menlo Park 650-328-7975
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(Stanford affiliates only), a part-time nursery-school program and a part-time lab school, and an after-school program for K-2. The program in Stanford West for infants-5 yrs, gives priority to Stanford West residents and affiliates, but also accepts community enrollment on a space-available basis. Stanford Madera Grove Childrenโs center offers first priority to faculty and second priority to students and post-docs. t tUSBTDP!TUBOGPSEFEV tXXXXPSLMJGFTUBOGPSEFEV TrustLine Database for nannies and DBSFHJWFST$POEVDUTCBDLHSPVOE DIFDLTPOJOIPNFDIJMEDBSF QSPWJEFE by the California Department of Social Services. t tXXXUSVTUMJOFPSH
Classes/places to go Atherton Lacrosse Summer camps, classes and clinics throughout the year. Beginners to Intermediate levels. Open to boys and girls of all ages. Locations in Atherton, Belmont, Palo Alto and Los Altos Hills. t t&NBJM!"UIFSUPO-BDSPTTFDPN tXXX"UIFSUPO-BDSPTTFDPN
BENJTTJPO EPOBUJPOTBSFXFMDPNF t tXXXDJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSHKN[ Portola Valley Town Center 1PSUPMB3PBE 1PSUPMB7BMMFZ7BSJPVT DMBTTFTGPSLJETBOEBEVMUTTVDIBTBSU LBSBUF TDJFODFBOEOBUVSF ZPHB [VNCB and more. t FYU tDSPEBT!QPSUPMBWBMMFZOFU tXXXQPSUPMBWBMMFZOFU TFBSDI โcommunity classesโ San Mateo County History Museum See entry in Arts (Museums) section.
Outings Hiller Aviation Museum See entry in Arts (Museums) section. Palo Alto Lucy Evans Baylands Nature Center&NCBSDBEFSP 3PBE 1BMP"MUP%VDLQPOEPOTJUF 8PPEFOXBMLXBZSVOTPWFSBEKBDFOU marsh to the edge of the Bay. Displays and laboratory at the nature center. 0DDBTJPOBMXPSLTIPQT TMJEFTIPXTBOE OBUVSFIJLFTGBDJMJUZTQBDFBWBJMBCMFCZ appointment. t tPQFOTQBDF!DJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSH tXXXDJUZPGQBMPBMUPPSHHPWEFQUT DTEQBSLTQSFTFSWFTCBZMBOETBTQ
Hidden Villa.PPEZ3PBE -PT Altos Hills. Hidden Villa is a nonprofit educational organization that uses JUTPSHBOJDGBSNJOH XJMEFSOFTT BOE community to teach and provide opportunities to learn about the environment and social justice. Programs include summer camp, environmental education, public programs, community supported agriculture, hostel and facility rentals, volunteers and more. tGPS public programs tJOGP!IJEEFOWJMMBPSH tXXXIJEEFOWJMMBPSH
Woodside Community Museum See entry in Arts (Museums) section.
Holbrook-Palmer Park8BULJOT Ave., Atherton. Classes include music GPSGBNJMJFT GPMLEBODF EPHUSBJOJOH spinning and tennis. tGPSUFOOJTDMBTTFT DBMM "MBO.BSHPUBU tBUIFSUPO!DJBUIFSUPODBVT tXXXDJBUIFSUPODBVTIPMCSPPLpalmer.html
American Youth Soccer (AYSO) Region 25 ,JETBHF ,-FBHVF UISPVHIJO1PSUPMB7BMMFZ 8PPETJEF -B)POEB -BEFSB3FHJTUSBUJPOTUBSUT online May 1. t tXXXBZTPPSH
Menlo Park Community Services Department -BVSFM4U .FOMP1BSL Dance, art, martial arts, gymnastics, TQPSUT TXJNNJOH QJDOJDTBOENPSF QMVTOVNFSPVTDPNNVOJUZXJEFTQFDJBM events throughout the year. t tDTE!NFOMPQBSLPSH tXXXNFOMPQBSLPSHEFQBSUNFOUT dep_comservices.html Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo .JEEMFรถFME3PBE 1BMP"MUP'VO and learning go together for children and their families in the hands-on, interactive exhibits and mini-zoo. The zoo houses bobcats, a red-tailed IBXLBOECBUT5IFNVTFVNPรฒFST science classes, summer camps and an PVUSFBDIQSPHSBNUPMPDBMTDIPPMT'SFF 26 s Info Menlo Park WWW!LMANAC.EWSCOM
Woodside Store See entry in Arts (Museums) section.
Sports Alpine/West Menlo Little League 4IBSPO1BSL3PBE .FOMP1BSL "MQJOF8FTU.FOMP-JUUMF-FBHVF XFTU PG&M$BNJOP3FBM.BKPST .JOPSTBOE Pitching Machine leagues based on EFTJSFEMFWFMPGDPNQFUJUJPO"HFT (JSMTTPGUCBMMGPSBHFT tMMCMPTBMUPT!BPMDPN tXXXFUFBN[BDUJWFDPNBMQJOF
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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, firstname.lastname@example.org, term ends 2014. Joan Lambert, vice president/ clerk, email@example.com, term ends 2014. Jeff Child, firstname.lastname@example.org, term ends 2016. Maria Hilton, mhilton@ mpcsd.org, term ends 2016. Laura Rich, email@example.com, 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€œschoolsâ€? Michelle Le
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Las Lomitas Elementary School District Administration Office 1011 Altschul Ave., Menlo Park. Superintendent: Lisa Cesario. Class Size: K-3: 21-22; 4-8: 24-25. Enrollment: 1,419. The district operates two schools for children who live in parts of Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and unincorporated areas, including Ladera. Ethnic/racial percentages (2012-13): Caucasian, 66; Asian, 17; Hispanic, 9.5; multiple ethnicities, 5; African American, 1.5; Pacific Islander, 1. Community support: Voters approved two bond measures of $12 million each in 1999 and 2001 to upgrade aging facilities at both schools and build additional classrooms at Las Lomitas School. The nonprofit Las Lomitas Education Foundation annual giving campaign raised $2.8 million for school programs in the 2012-13 school year. Board members: Richard Ginn, president, term ends December 2014; Diane Honda, term ends December 2016; Ann Jaquith, term ends 2014; Jay Siegel, term ends December 2014; William Steinmetz, term ends December 2016. Visit website for schedule and location of board meetings. t tXXXMMFTELDBVT Las Lomitas Elementary School 299 Alameda de las Pulgas, Atherton. Principal: Sue Sartor. Class Size: 2122. Enrollment: 675. Grades K-3. Las Lomitas was recognized as a California Distinguished School in April 2010. t tXXXMMFTELDBVTMMIPNFIUNM La Entrada Middle School 2200 Sharon Road, Menlo Park. Principal: Shannon 34 s Info Menlo Park WWW!LMANAC.EWSCOM
Potts. Class Size: 24-25. Enrollment: 694. Grades 4-8. La Entrada was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2007 and 2011. t tXXXMFMMFTEDBTDIPPMMPPQDPN
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,
Laurel School 95 Edge Road, Atherton. Principal: Linda Creighton. Class Size: 21. Enrollment: 500. Grades K-3. California Distinguished School in 2008. t tXXXEJTUSJDUNQDTEPSH TFBSDI â€œschoolsâ€? Oak Knoll School 1895 Oak Knoll Lane, Menlo Park. Principal: David Ackerman. Class Size: 18-23. Enrollment: 756. Grades K-5. t tXXXPBLLOPMMTDIPPMDPN
Middle schools Hillview Middle School 1100 Elder Ave., Menlo Park. Principal: Erik A. Burmeister. Class Size: 25. Enrollment: 745. Grades 6-8. Hillview was recognized as a California Distinguished School in 2009. t tXXXEJTUSJDUNQDTEPSH DMJDLPO â€œschoolsâ€?
Portola Valley School District Administration Office 4575 Alpine Road, Portola Valley. Superintendent: Lisa Gonzales. Class Size: 21 or fewer in grades K-5; 25 or fewer in grades 6-8. Enrollment: 671. Portola Valley School District operates two schools for elementary-school-age students who live in Portola Valley, the unincorporated areas of Los Trancos Woods and Vista Verde, a portion of Woodside, and along parts of Skyline Boulevard. Ethnic/ racial percentages (2012-13 ): Caucasian, 75; Hispanic, 10; multiple ethnicities, 6; Asian, 5; African American, 1; Pacific Islander, 1. Community support: Passage of two bond measures â€” $17 million bond measure in June 1998 and a $6 million measure in 2001 â€” to renovate classrooms and build new facilities at the two schools. Construction was completed at both sites in 2003. Voters renewed and increased a parcel tax from $195 a year per parcel to $290 a year for 10 years in March 2004. Voters approved an additional parcel tax of $168 a year per parcel for four years in May 2010. Portola
Valley Schools Foundation raised $1,000,000 with 85 percent parent participation during the 2012-13 school year. Portola Valley board members: Jocelyn Swisher, president, term ends December 2015. Linda Wong, clerk, term ends December 2015. Caitha Ambler, term ends December 2013. Karen Tate, term ends December 2013. William Youstra, term ends December 2013. t tXXXQWTEOFU Ormondale School 200 Shawnee Pass Road, Portola Valley. Principal: Kevin Keegan. Class Size: 20. Enrollment: 285. Grades K-3. Ormondale was recognized as a California Distinguished School in May 2006. t FYUFYU PĂł DF
tXXXQWTEOFU Corte Madera School 4575 Alpine Road, Portola Valley. Principal: Michael Corritone. Class Size: 20. Enrollment: 384. Grades 4-8. Named a 2007 Distinguished School; National Blue Ribbon School 2008. t FYU QSJODJQBM FYU PĂł DF
Woodside Elementary School District Administration Office Woodside Elementary School, 3195 Woodside Road, Woodside. Superintendent and Principal: Beth Polito. Built in: 1851. Class Size: K-5: 17-18; 6-8: 20. Enrollment: 453. The district has one K-8 elementary school. Ethnic/ racial percentages (2012-13 ): Caucasian, 73; Hispanic, 12; multiple ethnicities, 5; Asian, 3; African American, 2; Pacific Islander, 1.5. Board members: Wendy Crandall, president, term ends December 2013. Rudy Driscoll, term ends December 2015. Kevin Johnson, term ends December 2015. Bettina Pike, term ends December 2013. Marc Tarpenning, term ends December 2013. t tXXXXPPETJEFLDBVT Kings Mountain Elementary School 211 Swett Road, Woodside. Principal: John Corry. Class Size: K-3: 24, 3-5: max 34. Enrollment: around 75. Kings Mountain Elementary School is part of the Cabrillo Unified School District. It has been a California Distinguished School in the past. School has three classes of combined grades: K-1, 2-3, 4-5. t tXXXDBCSJMMPLDBVT kingsmountain
Sequoia Union High School District Administration Office 480 James Ave., Redwood City. Superintendent: Jim Lianides. Enrollment: 9,247. Operates four high schools, a continuation school and a Middle College program in partnership with CaĂąada College for students living in the southern and central portion of San Mateo County. Ethnic/racial percentages (2012-13 ): Hispanic, 47; Caucasian, 36;
Education for Global Thinking Preparing Students for the 21st Century through the International Baccalaureate Program Preschool to Grade 8 German/English IB Program
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Trinity School ...the right size to give each child a voice Encouraging preschool to Grade 5 children from all backgrounds to love learning. We foster rigorous academics grounded in child-centered content. Trinity upholds the values and traditions of the Episcopal Church.
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THE PHILLIPS BROOKS SCHOOL Our School Mission: The Phillips Brooks School community inspires students to love learning, to develop a spiritual nature, to communicate effectively, to be kind to others and to respect the uniqueness of each person. Call us to sign up for a Campus Tour! 650-854-4545 Tours held most Monday mornings starting September 23 Open House: Saturday, November 16 at 1:00pm
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Preschool to Fifth Grade Financial Assistance Available 2245 Avy Avenue, Menlo Park, CA
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KEYS SCHOOL MISSION - Keys School is an independent K-8 school that offers a broad hands on curriculum. It fosters high academic achievement and emphasizes balanced growth â€“ intellectual, physical, emotional, and social â€“ for every student.
OPEN HOUSES DATES PRE-SCHOOL Outstanding fullday program.
LANGUAGE Longest running bilingual immersion school in the area. Experienced native-speaking faculty.
ACADEMICS Established English curriculum. Rigorous program in a nurturing environment. Low student-to-teacher ratio.
WHEN ITâ€™S YOUR CHILD, EXPERIENCE MATTERS. TEACHING MANDARIN CHINESE IMMERSION FOR 15 YEARS. A LEADER IN FRENCH IMMERSION IN PALO ALTO. ACCEPTING PRE-SCHOOL APPLICATIONS.
Lower School (K-4) Sat., Nov. 2, 2013 10-1pm Sat., Jan. 11, 2014 10-1pm Middle School (5-8) Sat., Nov. 16, 2013 10-1pm
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AND RSVP FOR A TOUR! INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF THE PENINSULA 7%" 777)340/2'