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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/07/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Run, Ann Patchett 2. Street of a Thousand Blossoms, Gail Tsukiyama 3. Playing for Pizza,...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2283 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 | 3049 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What can you do with all that fruit you couldn't resist? Five recipes

<B>Roasted pork loin with apricots</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4663 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by KitKat, on Oct 8, 2007 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 3349 Views

MENLO PARK

What Are The Cops Doing On Ravenswood Ave?

For the third time over the past week or so, I've seen a couple of cops hiding behind the bushes on that little street just...

Original post made by Curious on Oct. 5, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 7, 2007 at 10:17 pm | 2 comments | 2361 Views

MENLO PARK

Help Save A Heritage Oak

The healthy oak tree on Oak Knoll School Grounds was here generations before you and I were born and by rights should be...

Original post made by Nancy Palmer on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by oak knoll neighbor, on Oct 4, 2007 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 2382 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's crowd wants some Mo (Willems)

Forget hip-hop concerts. For really difficult crowd-control jobs, try a busy bookstore crammed with dozens of squirrely little...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2814 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 | 2487 Views

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 | 2351 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater vote/direction this Tuesday

The city council has on its Tuesday agenda consideration of Andy's Duncan's request for either a) a $500,000 loan, or b)...

Original post made by CouncilWatcher on Sep. 29, 2007
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Oct 3, 2007 at 12:21 am | 9 comments | 2480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to make your TownSquare posts more readable and effective

Here are some tips for writing comments on TownSquare: -- Write your message in a word processing program, such as Microsoft...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 2, 2007 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judgment day Tuesday on tax dollars for Park Theatre

Lots of people have had their say about whether it's right for the Menlo Park City Council to use taxpayer dollars to restore...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 1, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 2328 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 9/30/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Making Money, Terry Pratchett 2. The Music Lover’s Poetry Anthology, Maureen Draper 3. Run,...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2270 Views

MENLO PARK

Special Report: Waiting for backup

Swirling a cup of coffee in the break room of the Menlo Park Police Department on a September afternoon, Felicia Byars is...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Ben There, on Sep 30, 2007 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Surprised by tone of Phillips Brooks story

This letter was published in the Sept. 26, 2007, issue of the Almanac. I am somewhat surprised by the tenor of the article...

Original post made by Editor, The Almanac Online on Sep. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2408 Views

MENLO PARK

Exhibit of real human bodies opens at Tech Museum

The creator of a controversial new anatomical exhibit that opened Thursday at the Tech Museum of Innovation hopes his exhibit...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by John Thomas, on Sep 30, 2007 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 2337 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Presbyterian pastor talks at Kepler's Sunday

The Rev. John Ortberg, pastor at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church, will discusses his latest book, "When the Game Is Over,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by John thomas, on Sep 30, 2007 at 8:06 am | 1 comment | 2252 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 | 3048 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist responds to Portola Valley resident's Dec 6 letter

As a Portola Valley resident (Cherokee Way) and avid cyclist, I’d like to respond to Nancy Baglietto’s letter in the Dec...

Original post made by Lloyd Chambers on Dec. 6, 2006
Last comment by Rae Taylor, on Sep 29, 2007 at 6:09 am | 15 comments | 4307 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's New Green Town Center

You can watch an ongoing film series by local Portola Valley film maker, Steven Marra, as the new, Green, Portola Valley...

Original post made by Steven Marra on Sep. 28, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 29, 2007 at 12:51 am | 1 comment | 2703 Views
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