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AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire destroys home in Atherton

Firefighters controlled a two-alarm blaze at a ranch-style home in Atherton Sept. 25, but not before flames destroyed it. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Harold Schapelhouman, Fire Chief, on Oct 3, 2007 at 8:16 am | 2 comments | 2492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council supports plan for city to buy former Park Theatre

The Menlo Park City Council voted 3-2 Tuesday night to move ahead with a plan to buy the former Park Theatre on El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by $watcher, on Oct 8, 2007 at 8:42 am | 47 comments | 3233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ponying up to save Folger Stable

If work on the historic Folger Stable begins next spring, as anticipated, it will be the culmination of years of labor. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Frol, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2925 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo mayor may run for supervisor's seat

"Kelly Fergusson for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors." That could be a campaign slogan next spring, as Ms. Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 3, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2643 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Uphill challenge for Phillips Brooks School

It is no secret that Phillips Brooks, the private elementary school that has been located on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park since...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by A neighbor, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 2663 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new plan for Park Theatre?

A controversial plan to buy the former Park Theatre on El Camino Real for $2.2 million in city funds and lease it to Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by not sure, on Oct 25, 2007 at 2:31 pm | 50 comments | 4224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: It is time to test chloramine

Amid the recent turmoil over dangerous chemicals in our food and toys, it's amazing to observe the federal government's somewhat...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gregory, on Oct 13, 2007 at 9:27 am | 15 comments | 3055 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Solar flare-up

On a sunny June day, a pair of Woodside firefighters are up on a roof inspecting the new photovoltaic system on a remodeled...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by mitch higgins, on May 26, 2008 at 6:50 am | 4 comments | 2767 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park cops need help

Stung by internal dissension and damaged by an exodus of experienced officers — some seeking higher pay and more opportunities,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by TiberiusOne, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 4 comments | 2636 Views

MENLO PARK

Flu shot clinics open in Menlo Park

The Sutter Visiting Nurses Association & Hospice will visit Menlo Park starting Saturday, Oct. 13, to give flu shots to the...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by Watching, on Oct 11, 2007 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

November election: Ballot information is in the mail

Sample ballots and voter information pamphlets are being mailed to registered voters who live where Nov. 6 elections are...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 2485 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Swing time at Holbrook-Palmer Park

It's going to be a swinging party at the Sunday, Sept. 9, "Swing in the Park" fundraiser for Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Oct 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Public records request: review of expense reports turns up some violations

Does Atherton have a problem with employee expense reports? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5037...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 2892 Views

WOODSIDE

Happy trails, thanks to Howard Boone

Horse trails don't take care of themselves. While Woodside helps fund maintenance projects, the town also relies on a dedicated...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Bill Raventos, on Oct 15, 2007 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 2895 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund 2006: Gimme shelter: Teens in trouble find refuge at Your House South

When things are said that can't be unsaid, when tempers flare and fists are raised, there's a safe haven for troubled teens...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by D, on Oct 17, 2007 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: No sympathy for ticketed out-of-towner

Re: James Walton's letters about getting a parking ticket in downtown Menlo Park, and subsequent supporters of his position. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Alice, on Oct 17, 2007 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 2366 Views

MENLO PARK

Hilligoss out of the Park Theatre picture; Duncan plan likely to move forward

Menlo Park real estate broker Tom Hilligoss has announced that he no longer is pursuing the possibility of buying and restoring...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stupified, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2640 Views

MENLO PARK

Purse snatcher still at large after
downtown Menlo Park assault

Menlo Park police now have a composite sketch of a young man accused of knocking an elderly woman to the ground and taking...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by anon, on Oct 17, 2007 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 2440 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire caused by electrical short

The awning at the former Dal Baffo restaurant at 848 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park now has a 30-foot gap in the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Mike Grossman, on Oct 23, 2007 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 2557 Views
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