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MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate returns to Menlo Park

The touchy debate over whether fire sprinklers should be required in more Menlo Park homes will resurface at a City Council...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 2348 Views

FICTION

Letter: Meat production has big role in warming

I was very impressed with Leonardo DiCaprio's powerful documentary "The 11th Hour." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4868...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Sep 11, 2007 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 5383 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in police department

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously tonight to settle a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2676 Views

MENLO PARK

Morrow's plea was against attorney's advice

Against the advice of his attorney, Joseph Eli Morrow, 59, formerly of Menlo Park, pleaded no contest today to second-degree...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 11, 2007 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton town hall

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Carole Parker, on Sep 17, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 2788 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan proposes city buy Park Theatre

The ongoing Park Theatre saga took yet another turn Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1116...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:08 am | 8 comments | 2757 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Sep 13, 2007 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2393 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 2501 Views

MENLO PARK

Round-the-clock 'Relay For Life' today at Burgess Park

Walkers and runners will go around the clock in the battle against cancer during the American Cancer Society's Relay For...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by Peter Fechheimer, on Sep 16, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2250 Views

MENLO PARK

School board OKs Oak Knoll revised plan

Revised plans for Oak Knoll School's additions received the green light from trustees of the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2007
Last comment by concerned oak knoll neighbor, on Sep 16, 2007 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School buys 10 acres near Portola Valley, town official says

Phillips Brooks School, the private preschool-through-grade-5 school now operating at 2245 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park, has purchased...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2007
Last comment by A Comment, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 2906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim Rapley, last of the Skyline cowboys, dies at 105

Jim Rapley, who died peacefully on Aug. 31 at 105, was a legend in his time. A third-generation rancher on Skyline, he ran...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tim Rapley, Sr., on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 2585 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 | 2810 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 | 3048 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. 25, 2007
Last comment by The Last Word?, on Dec 8, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 66 comments | 4311 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 | 2814 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 | 2496 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 | 2252 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 | 2338 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 | 2328 Views
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