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AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park Watch: Downtown block party on Aug. 1

The Connoisseurs' Marketplace has come and gone, but more entertainment is coming to downtown Menlo Park when the city closes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 2475 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Vicious circle at Allied Arts

Last week's cover story describing the sad state of the Allied Arts Guild makes one thing perfectly clear: Without a viable...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jul 29, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2400 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Allied Arts leaders should perform or be replaced

Given the apparent inability of both auxiliaries that are or were attached to the historic Allied Arts Guild to create a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2434 Views

MENLO PARK

Major program on Menlo Park history

The last 150 years of Menlo Park history will come to life in a History Symposium Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 2844 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 | 3 comments | 2438 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 | 1 comment | 2526 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 | 2888 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 | 3413 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 | 3413 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Wine Press: Will two glasses a day keep the doctor away?

Imagine an elixir that reduces the risk of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer and lymphoma....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2007
Last comment by Make Mine Red, on Aug 16, 2007 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 2769 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 | 2766 Views

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 | 2440 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 | 1 comment | 2565 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 | 2433 Views

MENLO PARK

No deal yet on city funds to restore Park Theatre

During a hastily convened special meeting Monday afternoon, the Menlo Park City Council postponed a decision on a request...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by IndieFan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 10:16 am | 15 comments | 2709 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Heist nets $17,000 in materials from Portola Valley Town Center

A thief or thieves stole an estimated $17,000 in materials Aug. 4 and 5 from a locked equipment container at the Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Aug 15, 2007 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 2720 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 3558 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Two contests certain,
another likely, for November

Local elections will be held in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Los Trancos County Water District. A contest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2763 Views
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