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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park kickstarts redesign of Ravenswood train crossing

Thirteen years ago, Menlo Park decided to look at separating the railroad track crossings at Ravenswood, Encinal, Glenwood...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Ray Mueller, 1 hour ago | 27 comments | 2995 Views

MENLO PARK

Meeting on Caltrain/Ravenswood Interchange

Like many residents, I found the horrible accident this past Monday at the Caltrain Intersection at Ravenswood, and the tragic...

Original post made by Councilmember Ray Mueller on Feb. 27, 2015
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OTHER TOPICS

Kidnapper of Woodside High student may be paroled

After serving a little more than 25 years of a life sentence in state prison, parole may be ahead for Octavio Godinez Valdiosera...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Robert, 1 hour ago | 14 comments | 1578 Views

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JobTrain adds coding classes

Starting in April, a new class will teach JobTrain clients the basics of computer programming. Students will earn college...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 300 Views

SPORTS

Eight local soccer teams remain in playoffs after opening round

Nine local soccer teams began the Central Coast Section playoffs this week, a number believed to be a record. Four schools...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Karen Askey, 11 hours ago | 5 comments | 238 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds workshop on reconfiguring El Camino Real

The city of Menlo Park will host a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, to discuss three alternative configurations for...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, 11 hours ago | 49 comments | 1846 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman dies after train strikes car in Menlo Park

A woman in her 30s died Monday night from injuries sustained when her silver Acura SUV was struck by a southbound train at...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 12 hours ago | 57 comments | 9126 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will consider financial aid for downtown hotel project

A proposed 63-room, four-story luxury hotel with rooms at $350 a night downtown could deliver Menlo Park up to $8.5 million...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by frugal, 12 hours ago | 3 comments | 805 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver killed by train in Menlo Park is identifed

Caltrain has identified the victim of the fatal accident on Monday, Feb. 23, at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, 13 hours ago | 72 comments | 7465 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside woman spots mountain lion on her porch

A Woodside resident said a mountain lion lingered for about 15 minutes on her porch this morning. When deputies arrived,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, 17 hours ago | 1 comment | 530 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Motorcyclist killed in collision with dump truck

A motorcyclist was killed in a collision with a dump truck in Woodside on Monday afternoon (Feb. 16), a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2015
Last comment by Freebug, 19 hours ago | 13 comments | 5337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President of Filoli volunteers explains origins of controversial agreement

Heidi Brown, president of Filoli's volunteer group, Friends of Filoli, said the volunteer agreement that has caused so much...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Scrap it, 21 hours ago | 42 comments | 4752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: What's behind the Filoli fiasco?

Administrators of the historic Filoli estate have a lot to answer for with their strangely inept handling of introducing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Volunteer, 23 hours ago | 8 comments | 1601 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chronicle story: Deputy Lopez's attorney Stuart Hanlon Accuses DA Wagstaffe of Retaliating against Lopes for Running Against Sheriff Munks

http://www.sfgate.com/crime/article/San-Mateo-deputy-in-smuggling-case-accused-of-6089967.php Lopez’s attorney, Stuart...

Original post made by Holly L. on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:46 am | 25 comments | 810 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council studies boutique hotel

The Menlo Park council will hold a study session tonight (Feb. 24) on a proposal to build a hotel at 1400 El Camino Real....

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by James Madison, on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1185 Views

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Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 1761 Views

MENLO PARK

Aggressive Parking Enforcement

Have you received a Menlo Park - downtown overtime parking citation this year? It seems like the city has doubled its efforts...

Original post made by Ex-Downtown Shopper on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Feb 25, 2015 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 150 Views

AROUND TOWN

More traffic control coming to Alpine Road/I-280

To encourage drivers to pay attention to stop signs at the intersection of Alpine Road and Interstate 280, the state is installing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Feb 25, 2015 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Brian Williams out; Bill O'Rielly to follow

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2015/02/bill-oreilly-brian-williams-falklands-war "Yet for years, O'Reilly has recounted...

Original post made by Fact checker on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by Hank, on Feb 25, 2015 at 9:33 am | 8 comments | 406 Views

WOODSIDE

Why saving owl's life was so important to Woodside woman

Lee Ann Gilbert is very, very certain that she, with a lot of help from the Peninsula Humane Society's Wildlife Care Center...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Pam Bradley, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 194 Views
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