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MENLO PARK

Duncan's plan for Park Theater rejected by council members

A plan by Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan to have the city buy the Park Theatre building on El Camino Real and lease it...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by odd geezer, on Nov 10, 2007 at 1:15 pm | 48 comments | 3596 Views

MENLO PARK

City child care program cited with safety violations by state

The Menlo Park Belle Haven school-age child care program has been hit with five safety violations, prompting more anger from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by Concerned, on Nov 19, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 29 comments | 3019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Theater owner offers his view on projects

As the owner of the Park Theater property, I think it is important to share my thoughts about the current proposals to reuse...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by old guy, on Nov 7, 2007 at 12:24 pm | 7 comments | 2673 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Local artists create new gallery in Redwood City

Local artists now have a new place to showcase their work, Art on Broadway in Redwood City, and they've organized their first...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by avanderbilt, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 3017 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 2518 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2656 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford wants to dump 300,000 cubic yards of fill on former Christmas tree farm in SM County

As Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion, it will dig up a lot of dirt that needs to be disposed of somewhere --...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by new guy, on Nov 15, 2007 at 7:33 am | 7 comments | 2707 Views

ATHERTON

Judge blocks report on finance director

The interested, the affected and the merely curious are going to have to wait until the end of November to find out if an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by chad, on Nov 8, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

MENLO PARK

North of the border: Chavez Market is building a clientele of customers from two worlds

For a little spice in your Saturday shopping, visit Chavez Market at 46 Fifth Ave. in Redwood City, just north of the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jennifer D'Amico, on Nov 8, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2592 Views

MENLO PARK

What's Cooking: Spice Hut Bistro spiffs up decor, expands space and menu

Just in time for its first anniversary in Menlo Park, the Spice Hut Bistro has shifted its dining room to the southern end...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Mar 3, 2008 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Career con man avoids prison for check fraud

A 64-year-old Menlo Park man who prosecutors claim is a career con artist who once tried to sell a man the Golden State Warriors...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Smart Business Guy, on Nov 12, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council commits to more housing, but not everyone's on board

According to a loosely enforced state law, Menlo Park has to adjust zoning for, if not approve, the construction of 993 new...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Nov 13, 2007 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 2384 Views

ATHERTON

At Menlo-Atherton, Class of 2006 bids farewell

The Menlo-Atherton High School Class of 2006 on June 8 proceeded to their assigned places on Coach Parks Field decked in...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Erouh Attiyat, on Nov 13, 2007 at 3:42 am | 1 comment | 3726 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside High teacher assaulted after trying to calm aggressive youth

A Woodside High School teacher who tried to advise an aggravated youth to relax and ease up on his use of profanity has had...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2325 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big topics for school meeting: master plan, Spanish program

The Menlo Park City School District's complete master plan for facility projects at the four schools will be presented at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by accountability, on Nov 13, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 2366 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Safe routes to Laurel School: Council sets special meeting

With a deadline for state funding approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Nov. 16,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by free oconnor school, on Nov 18, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 15 comments | 3730 Views

MENLO PARK

Troubled by theater owner's parting shot

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5237 posted Wednesday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Scott Oesterling, on Nov 16, 2007 at 6:54 am | 5 comments | 2526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver to be sentenced in accident that injured MaryAnn Levenson

A sentence of up to 16 months in state prison may be coming in January to the Hillsborough man in a pickup truck who struck...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2443 Views
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