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MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 5314 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater: latest salvo

Although you won't find it mentioned in the Almanac (or anywhere else, as far as I can tell) the Parks and Rec commission...

Original post made by Inquiring minds on Oct. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4262 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 | 3 comments | 4851 Views

MENLO PARK

"OPEN SEASON" ON MENLO PARK SUBSTANDARD LOT DEVELOPMENT?

On Tuesday, October 30, the Menlo Park City Council will hear the appeal of a use permit for a 5400+ SF spec house on...

Original post made by Kevin Harris on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by K, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 5623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/28/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. World Without End, Ken Follett 2. The Abstinence Teacher, Tom Perrotta 3. The Almost Moon,...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4195 Views

ATHERTON

Free glow necklaces for trick-or-treaters

The Atherton Police Department is handing out glow necklaces this Halloween. To get on, ask an officer, or go to the police...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5155 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 | 11 comments | 4547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

E-thanks? No, thanks!

Never have I been so tempted to write to Miss Manners. I just received an Evite mass e-thank-you note for a birthday party...

Original post made by Writer\'s cramp on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 26, 2007 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 4512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Check Out the Corn Maze in Dixon, CA

I just read an article in the Chronicle about a corn maze in Dixon. Here is a link to the online version http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2007/10/26/BAOVSTQN1.DTL...

Original post made by Joanna on Oct. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5189 Views

AROUND TOWN

HISTORIC FOLGER ESTATE STABLE FUNDRAISING PROJECT HITS MILESTONE

The Friends of Huddart and Wunderlich Park announced that the capital campaign to restore the historic Folger Estate Stable...

Original post made by Judith Schwartz on Oct. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain parked 5:15pm

Anyone know why both NB and SB trains were stopped and parked behind Felton Gables yesterday (Wednesday) evening from approximately...

Original post made by Bob Heinen on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 25, 2007 at 5:15 pm | 2 comments | 4402 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 | 5141 Views

AROUND TOWN

A new plan for Park Theatre?

A controversial plan to buy the former Park Theatre on El Camino Real for $2.2 million in city funds and lease it to Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2007
Last comment by not sure, on Oct 25, 2007 at 2:31 pm | 50 comments | 14548 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Project of Interest to Sierra Club

Article from the Loma Prietan Sierra Club Loma Prieta Chapter Update from the Sustainable Land Use Committee: Menlo Park...

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by feeling green, on Oct 25, 2007 at 8:50 am | 5 comments | 5083 Views

MENLO PARK

Hilligoss out of the Park Theatre picture; Duncan plan likely to move forward

Menlo Park real estate broker Tom Hilligoss has announced that he no longer is pursuing the possibility of buying and restoring...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stupified, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:05 am | 8 comments | 5150 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 | 4430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll Bond Measure, Not What We Voted For

What is proposed for the revamp of Oak Knoll School is not what we voted for. Of course those of us who believe in good schools...

Original post made by Nancy Palmer on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by , on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 4239 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 | 4701 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 4397 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 5402 Views
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