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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 | 2484 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 | 2611 Views

MENLO PARK

Election 2007: Measure G would raise spending limit for Menlo Park fire district

Voters in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are being asked to raise the limit on the amount of money the district...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 9 comments | 2818 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Who owns Atherton's urns?

Has the Atherton City Council gained so much control that they feel that they have authority over our personal property? Read...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by abc, on Oct 24, 2007 at 12:04 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 3000 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Duncan's Park Theatre plan back on the table

Critics of Andy Duncan's plans to restore the Park Theatre won't be happy with this: The Menlo Park resident's proposal for...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by keep it straight, on Oct 25, 2007 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 2808 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Neighbors oppose big house on Olive Street

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, the Menlo Park City Council will hear the appeal of a use permit for a 5,400 square foot spec house...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by Another Menlo Resident, on Oct 26, 2011 at 6:43 am | 24 comments | 3256 Views

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 | 2613 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 | 2964 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 | 2846 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 | 3029 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 | 3264 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 | 3777 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 | 3099 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 | 2994 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 | 3765 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 | 3177 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 | 2852 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 | 3183 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 | 2666 Views
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