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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 | 210 Views

ATHERTON

FBI is also looking at DA's office, sources say

A source recently interviewed by the FBI has revealed that the apparent investigation by the federal agency isn't limited...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 25, 2015 at 8:16 am | 6 comments | 1720 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel proposed for El Camino Real

It's a small lot -- the property at 1400 El Camino Real is about half an acre --- but big enough for a 63-room, four-story...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Feb 24, 2015 at 2:05 pm | 31 comments | 4302 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton puts study of El Camino lane reduction on hold

Atherton's City Council has decided to put off a study of reducing the number of lanes on El Camino Real while waiting to...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Westside Trucker, on Feb 24, 2015 at 10:54 am | 31 comments | 2060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feature story: Wheels of freedom?

Belle Haven Bikes at the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is in its first year of teaching -- for free -- all aspects...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Feb 24, 2015 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Defense attorney accuses DA of vendetta in prosecution of sheriff's deputy

The attorney for a former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy accused in 2014 in a jail smuggling case and last week in a...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:10 am | 43 comments | 3620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes occupied vehicle in Menlo Park

Catrain reported at 4:46 p.m. today that a train has struck an occupied vehicle at Ravenwood Avenue in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 6 comments | 502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Summit Prep resumes classes after 911 call

Redwood City police are reporting that the emergency incident at Summit Preparatory Charter High School is over, that students...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Feb 23, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 4 comments | 2039 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at Sunset event permit, affordable housing

Sunset Magazine is asking for one last hurrah -- the Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight (Feb. 23) will review the publication's...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hundreds of Filoli volunteers may quit if forced to sign new agreement

At Woodside's historic Filoli estate, many of the 1,300 volunteers, who do everything from selling tickets to building the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 22, 2015 at 4:38 pm | 82 comments | 9224 Views

MENLO PARK

Memorial service for Dr. William Tarr, former Stanford football great

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church for Dr. William "Bill" Tarr,...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2015
Last comment by Gary Massard, on Feb 22, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1448 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Daily News to become a weekly newspaper

The Daily News is ceasing three-times-a-week print publication to become a weekly newspaper, publisher David Rounds announced...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2015
Last comment by change, on Feb 22, 2015 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 20, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 13 comments | 3761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Stoplights or fewer lanes on El Camino?

Whether Atherton should drop the idea of reducing El Camino Real from six travel lanes to four will be considered when the...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2015
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Feb 19, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 20 comments | 1242 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park promotes interim transportation manager, police commander to permanent posts

The city of Menlo Park recently announced that two employees who held interim management positions have been appointed to...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli board relents on volunteer agreement, lets volunteers opt out of 'release clause'

Filoli's governing board on Thursday morning sent an email to all volunteers telling them that they would be allowed to "opt...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by volunteer, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 238 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Community Action Meeting on Anti-Human Trafficking; January 19, 2015, with video

On January 10, 2015, the San Mateo County hosted a Community Day of Action on Human Trafficking in San Mateo County. The...

Original post made by Citizen Activist on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Durga Mori, on Feb 19, 2015 at 8:58 am | 5 comments | 343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park debates body-worn camera policy

Changes to the Menlo Park Police Department's policy on how officers use body-worn cameras are not quite ready for prime...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by dashcam, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:52 am | 3 comments | 2259 Views

MENLO PARK

In business: Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Feb 18, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 2873 Views
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