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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 Seriously, 8 minutes ago | 2 comments | 171 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, 9 minutes ago | 3 comments | 592 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, 40 minutes ago | 48 comments | 1794 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, 47 minutes ago | 73 comments | 6939 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 Hmmm, 1 hour ago | 13 comments | 1254 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, 4 hours ago | 1 comment | 353 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, 5 hours ago | 26 comments | 2711 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, 6 hours ago | 13 comments | 5312 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, 9 hours ago | 42 comments | 4661 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, 10 hours ago | 8 comments | 1439 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, 11 hours ago | 25 comments | 741 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 | 1157 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 | 1589 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 | 8966 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 | 147 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 | 951 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 | 400 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 | 171 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 | 4172 Views
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An Open Letter To A Southwest Flight Attendant
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Cho's Los Altos finally opens
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By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 4 comments | 3,507 views

Finally a Hotel for 1400 El Camino Real – But – There's a Catch
By Stuart Soffer | 6 comments | 1,218 views

Blood on the Tracks
By Paul Bendix | 2 comments | 307 views