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MENLO PARK

Park Theatre backlash: Web site threatens recall against Fergusson, Cline and Robinson

A newly created Web site states that a recall effort is in the works against Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 27, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 10 comments | 2561 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 2904 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested for possessing fireworks

Darnell Sowers, 21, of Menlo Park was arrested June 4 on charges of possessing fireworks, defined as explosive devices under...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Darnell Sowers, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2787 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mona Lisa lives

A motley collection of costumed characters march in a Halloween parade at Las Lomitas Elementary School on Oct. 31. Among...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 2975 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drawing a line in the air: Clotheslines are lovely to some, anathema to others

Portola Valley resident Danna Breen loves her clothesline, particularly when her children's clothes are pinned up on it....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 3182 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fires its finance director

Atherton has fired its finance director following an investigation into charges that he created a hostile work environment....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Nov 23, 2007 at 7:38 am | 23 comments | 3716 Views

MENLO PARK

Should the city buy the Park Theatre? Two views from City Council members

<B>Mayor sees it as a good deal for the city Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5164...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 7, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 15 comments | 3039 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed opinions on Webcasting town meetings

Public comment on Webcasting fell something short of a stampede at the March 13 Woodside Town Council meeting. A handful...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Albert McGilvray, on Nov 3, 2007 at 5:08 am | 1 comment | 2935 Views

MENLO PARK

Duncan's plan for Park Theater rejected by council members

A plan by Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan to have the city buy the Park Theatre building on El Camino Real and lease it...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by odd geezer, on Nov 10, 2007 at 1:15 pm | 48 comments | 3692 Views

MENLO PARK

City child care program cited with safety violations by state

The Menlo Park Belle Haven school-age child care program has been hit with five safety violations, prompting more anger from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by Concerned, on Nov 19, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 29 comments | 3096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Theater owner offers his view on projects

As the owner of the Park Theater property, I think it is important to share my thoughts about the current proposals to reuse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by old guy, on Nov 7, 2007 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 2774 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Local artists create new gallery in Redwood City

Local artists now have a new place to showcase their work, Art on Broadway in Redwood City, and they've organized their first...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by avanderbilt, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 3115 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 2600 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2731 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford wants to dump 300,000 cubic yards of fill on former Christmas tree farm in SM County

As Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion, it will dig up a lot of dirt that needs to be disposed of somewhere --...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by new guy, on Nov 15, 2007 at 7:33 am | 7 comments | 2773 Views

ATHERTON

Judge blocks report on finance director

The interested, the affected and the merely curious are going to have to wait until the end of November to find out if an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by chad, on Nov 8, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2536 Views

MENLO PARK

North of the border: Chavez Market is building a clientele of customers from two worlds

For a little spice in your Saturday shopping, visit Chavez Market at 46 Fifth Ave. in Redwood City, just north of the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jennifer D'Amico, on Nov 8, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2678 Views

MENLO PARK

What's Cooking: Spice Hut Bistro spiffs up decor, expands space and menu

Just in time for its first anniversary in Menlo Park, the Spice Hut Bistro has shifted its dining room to the southern end...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Mar 3, 2008 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2834 Views

AROUND TOWN

Career con man avoids prison for check fraud

A 64-year-old Menlo Park man who prosecutors claim is a career con artist who once tried to sell a man the Golden State Warriors...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Smart Business Guy, on Nov 12, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 2557 Views
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