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ATHERTON

Those were the days

College dances looked a lot different in the 1940s, and this photo of a Menlo College spring formal offers a glimpse of that...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2015
Last comment by Atherton Resident, on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1463 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, on Feb 26, 2015 at 9:51 pm | 5 comments | 663 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, on Feb 26, 2015 at 8:31 pm | 57 comments | 10406 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, on Feb 26, 2015 at 7:21 pm | 72 comments | 9836 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, on Feb 26, 2015 at 1:46 pm | 13 comments | 6367 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, on Feb 26, 2015 at 9:28 am | 8 comments | 2929 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 | 1098 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 | 1691 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 3118 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 | 249 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 | 1622 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 | 621 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 | 557 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 | 1859 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 | 5179 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 | 2625 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 | 2186 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 | 4584 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 | 603 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 | 2433 Views
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