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SPORTS

Four local basketball teams head to NorCal

Four local basketball teams are headed to the Northern California playoffs, but not quite in the fashion they hoped. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by hoop fan, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2976 Views

MENLO PARK

District revises plans for Oak Knoll School

Revised plans for Oak Knoll School's expansion, part of the Menlo Park district's $91.1 bond-financed building program, are...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Kristin Duriseti, on Sep 11, 2007 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 2856 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Dreading the traffic logjam at Hillview School

I wonder if others who live or work in Menlo Park are dreading the return of students to school, as I am. From now until...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by traffic control, on Sep 8, 2007 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 3043 Views

MENLO PARK

Linfield Oaks residents fume over demolished building

It's not a secret that residents of Menlo Park's Linfield Oaks neighborhood are fed up with construction in their part of...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by cynic, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:16 pm | 24 comments | 3322 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton finance chief unfairly targeted, says audit panel

All is not well in the town of Atherton. Finance Director John Johns was suspended Aug. 27, following a complaint that he...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by Friend of Atherton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 3002 Views

MENLO PARK

VTA cuts MP bus service from train station

Beginning next year public transit riders will no longer be able to travel from the Menlo Park train station to Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by public transit supporter, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 2809 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate returns to Menlo Park

The touchy debate over whether fire sprinklers should be required in more Menlo Park homes will resurface at a City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

FICTION

Letter: Meat production has big role in warming

I was very impressed with Leonardo DiCaprio's powerful documentary "The 11th Hour." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4868...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 5623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in police department

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously tonight to settle a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2929 Views

MENLO PARK

Morrow's plea was against attorney's advice

Against the advice of his attorney, Joseph Eli Morrow, 59, formerly of Menlo Park, pleaded no contest today to second-degree...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 11, 2007 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton town hall

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Carole Parker, on Sep 17, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 2967 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan proposes city buy Park Theatre

The ongoing Park Theatre saga took yet another turn Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1116...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:08 am | 8 comments | 2928 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Sep 13, 2007 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 2706 Views

MENLO PARK

Round-the-clock 'Relay For Life' today at Burgess Park

Walkers and runners will go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society's Relay For...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by Peter Fechheimer, on Sep 16, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2443 Views

MENLO PARK

School board OKs Oak Knoll revised plan

Revised plans for Oak Knoll School's additions received the green light from trustees of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by concerned oak knoll neighbor, on Sep 16, 2007 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School buys 10 acres near Portola Valley, town official says

Phillips Brooks School, the private preschool-through-grade-5 school now operating at 2245 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park, has purchased...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2007
Last comment by A Comment, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim Rapley, last of the Skyline cowboys, dies at 105

Jim Rapley, who died peacefully on Aug. 31 at 105, was a legend in his time. A third-generation rancher on Skyline, he ran...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tim Rapley, Sr., on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 2810 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Waste trucks convert to biodiesel fuel

Menlo Park's environmental programs coordinator Diane Dryer and Evan Boyd, general manager of Allied Waste in San Mateo County,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Sep 26, 2007 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 3121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Menlo Park visitor sees red over parking ticket

This an open letter to Menlo Park City Mayor Kelly Fergusson: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4988...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 29, 2007 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 3339 Views
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