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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. 2812 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 | 2483 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 | 2349 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 | 2476 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 | 2562 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 | 2700 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 | 2326 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. 2267 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 | 2492 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. 2403 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 | 2336 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 | 2251 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 | 3043 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 | 4303 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 | 2696 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Raymond BBQ Review

Saint Raymond's recent back to school BBQ event provided an opportunity for families to gather and gear up for the coming...

Original post made by Nimpa Nunn on Sep. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2736 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 | 2806 Views

WOODSIDE

Police and Fire

The San Mateo County Sheriffs Office and the Woodside Fire Protection District are fine agencies that used to enjoy weekly...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 26, 2007 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside knocks report on Huddart, Wunderlich parks

Thousands of extra visitors? A wedding reception every day of the year? Parked cars clogging the roads near park entrances?...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Albie, on Sep 25, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 2812 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What does it mean to you to have Roberts market in Portola Valley?

In this week's Almanac, the lead story on page 5 broke the news that George Roberts, owner of Roberts Market & Liquors in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by therese, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3626 Views
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