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MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan seeks $500,000 from city to restore theater

Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan says he still plans to restore the historic Park Theatre, but he needs the city's help to...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by John K, on Aug 14, 2007 at 3:49 am | 11 comments | 4598 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 08/13/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4123 Views

MENLO PARK

Around Town: Beatles tribute band opens summer concerts

The Sun Kings, a Beatles tribute band, will launch Menlo Park's summer concert series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Sara, on Aug 13, 2007 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 4171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art Under the Redwoods on Labor Day Weekend

You probably glance up at the ridgeline above the peninsula every day, the very blue sky over a mass of treetops, Windy Hill...

Original post made by Chris at Quiver on Aug. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4041 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck crash?

Does anybody know anything about a truck crash on Ramona Road? There's been no report, although the road was closed all...

Original post made by Alekaneleno on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 5156 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Law Library program on estate planning for pets

For pet owners concerned about who will care for their beloved animal companion if there is a death in the family, the San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Cat's meow, on Aug 13, 2007 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 4854 Views

MENLO PARK

Changing the City’s Direction: An Opinion

The new city manager of San Jose, Debra Figone states: “The city manager is the CEO of the city government. He or she...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4129 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 4705 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"Working class millionaires" -- boo hoo

From the New York Times, an article worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/05/technology/05rich.html It's a...

Original post made by Cryin\'Crocodile on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Networth in the triple digits, on Aug 10, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 4523 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside promotes planning director, hires code officer

From Town Manager Susan George in the latest edition of the Woodsider, the town's newsletter: Planning Director Hope Sullivan...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 31, 2007
Last comment by Michael Adams, on Aug 9, 2007 at 11:05 pm | 3 comments | 4763 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Volunteer, literacy teacher Lee Romashko dies at 84

Longtime community volunteer and literacy teacher Leona "Lee" M. Romashko of Menlo Park died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by Thelma Dry, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 5802 Views

MENLO PARK

Support the Allied Arts Complex. Don’t Criticize It. We Know What We’re Doing.

I am so tired of people attacking the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary and criticizing our management of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by A Long-Time Member of the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by garden lover, on Aug 9, 2007 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 4874 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts’ Woodside Atherton Auxiliary Is An Embarrassment!

Oh dear. Here we go again! Once more, Woodside Atherton’s president and board can’t get their act together enough to...

Original post made by No Longer a Woodside Atherton Auxiliary Member on Aug. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5038 Views

MENLO PARK

Use permits online?

My neighbors are building an addition to their house that looks odd to me - it's very close to the edge of their property....

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 6, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Aug 7, 2007 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 3925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 08/05/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4344 Views

MENLO PARK

What did you think of the downtown block party?

The Menlo Park block party held on Santa Cruz Avenue on Aug. 1 seemed to go over well with businesses and residents. Is...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Gundel, on Aug 6, 2007 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 4377 Views

MENLO PARK

What If Woodside Atherton Hadn’t Spent $8+ Million Restoring Allied Arts?

The Woodside Atherton Auxiliary to Children’s Hospital at Stanford is good at soliciting funds, as demonstrated by their...

Original post made by Ms. Reality Check on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by no bulldozing, on Aug 4, 2007 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 4013 Views

MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 5021 Views

MENLO PARK

Race lawsuit, resignations rock MP police department

The Menlo Park Police Department is short-handed, and now there's an explanation why: Four officers have resigned over the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Aug 3, 2007 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 4118 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 2 comments | 5140 Views
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