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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 Brian, 11 minutes ago | 56 comments | 6384 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Parole possible for kidnapper of Woodside High student

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 pearl, 33 minutes ago | 10 comments | 1049 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 more issues, 47 minutes ago | 42 comments | 1762 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, 51 minutes ago | 1 comment | 256 Views

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 Westside Trucker, 1 hour ago | 26 comments | 2570 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, 2 hours ago | 13 comments | 5302 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, 5 hours ago | 42 comments | 4604 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, 6 hours ago | 8 comments | 1368 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, 7 hours ago | 25 comments | 740 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 | 1142 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 | 1565 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 Aaron, on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:38 pm | 56 comments | 8895 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 | 146 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 | 923 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 | 397 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 | 155 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 | 1660 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 | 4148 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 | 2030 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 | 1503 Views
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