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AROUND TOWN

Driver to be sentenced in accident that injured MaryAnn Levenson

A sentence of up to 16 months in state prison may be coming in January to the Hillsborough man in a pickup truck who struck...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rosewood rooms: $400-$450 a night

Further details about the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel, being built on Sand Hill Road near Interstate 280 in Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by money talks, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 3080 Views

SPORTS

AYSO players win area championship

For the second year in a row, the Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 boys-under-19 (BU19) team won the interregional 2A/2J...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Alice Hom, on Nov 21, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 2992 Views

MENLO PARK

MP toy store tests for lead in toys

In an effort to reduce parents' concerns about the presence of lead in their children's toys, Cheeky Monkey Toys in downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nadeine Reynolds, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3647 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven parents blast day care program

Many of the parents with children enrolled in the Belle Haven after-school program were disappointed in Barbara George's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by What ever, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Stanford has every right to use its land

The spin of the Almanac's Nov. 7 article "Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion" is remarkable. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Holding My Nose, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:50 am | 30 comments | 3617 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Top 10 reasons to skip turkey on Thanksgiving

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5279 posted Wednesday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 21, 2007 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2325 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley adopts new creek setback rules

As new or extensively remodeled homes go up on properties along Portola Valley's three major creeks -- Los Trancos, Corte...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Nov 21, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2715 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park urged to act on global warming

Push for multi-story, high-density housing projects downtown. Streamline permit processes for commercial and residential...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 7, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 26 comments | 2942 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 2856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 2416 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Miller Design Co. returns to Woodside

After four years in Portola Valley, interior designer Robert W. Miller is back in Woodside with a new partner and a new studio. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Rick Davis, on Nov 29, 2007 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 3210 Views

ATHERTON

Judge OKs release of report on Atherton's fired finance chief

The investigator's report that led to Atherton Finance Director John Johns being fired must be released to the public, San...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2666 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto stops M-A, 14-7 for CCS football title

Junior quarterback Will Brandin lofted a 14-yard scoring pass to senior receiver Mike Scott with 13.6 seconds to play, lifting...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 3662 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4287 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33 years, died Oct. 12. He was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 2992 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Twice yearly Woodside rummage sale involves the whole town

On May 10 and 11, a twice-yearly Woodside institution will once again take place &#8212; the rummage sale at the Woodside...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2007
Last comment by dolores degnan, on Dec 4, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo College professor killed in car accident

Laura Marschall, 44, associate professor of biological sciences at Menlo College in Atherton, was killed Saturday in a head-on...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 5, 2007 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2434 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Family of cyclist Rodney Smith files wrongful death lawsuit

A more detailed picture of the circumstances surrounding the car accident that killed cyclist and former Altera Corp. chief...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Peninsula Cyclist, on Jan 2, 2008 at 9:57 am | 11 comments | 3044 Views
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