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MENLO PARK

CalTrain loses attempt to circumvent electrification project from CEQA

In a unanimous decision by the 3 member federal STB, the board ruled today, and denied CalTrain's petition to have federal...

Original post made by morris brown on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by local impacts matter, on Jul 6, 2015 at 10:32 am | 7 comments | 374 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 5, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 2466 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:56 am | 16 comments | 7905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lindenwood Fox Family - Lessons learned

Two months ago I discovered first a single fox and then a family of two adults and four kits living under the deck in our...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 4, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 4, 2015 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton, Menlo Park police warn about fireworks, firearms

Atherton and Menlo Park police are reminding residents that all fireworks are illegal in every city in San Mateo County except...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Jul 3, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 7 comments | 1762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clean up your dog poop!

When I walk my dog around Menlo Park I am disgusted by how much dog poop is left for someone else to deal with. This morning...

Original post made by Disgusted on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by mark gilles, on Jul 3, 2015 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 331 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Jasmine spends month on the lam

The bichon frise, not much more than a ball of fluff at less than 15 pounds, was lost and wandering the hills of Woodside,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water , on Jul 3, 2015 at 11:35 am | 3 comments | 2464 Views

MENLO PARK

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 3055 Views

WOODSIDE

Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 1417 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police give safety tips after attack on runner

Atherton police are offering tips for runners and walkers after a 17-year-old Atherton girl out on a noon-time run was grabbed...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Annabelle, on Jul 1, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2229 Views

SPORTS

Trainers should monitor all high school athletes for concussions, grand jury says

High schools in San Mateo County need to take steps to detect concussions in athletes in all sports and use care in determining...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Play Safe, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 1611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Road, trail improvements draw focus in new budget

Town Hall in Portola Valley is projecting a budget deficit for the coming fiscal year, but it's a year that follows previous...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by Terry, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Real estate icon Frances Bohannon Nelson dies

Frances Bohannon Nelson, a resident of Woodside for 55 years and a Peninsula real estate icon and philanthropist, died in...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by ari s perez, on Jun 30, 2015 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 4322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Driving School closes; students stranded

One of the Bay Area's oldest driving schools suddenly closed its doors last month, and hundreds of parents and student drivers...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2015
Last comment by Mother of teen driver, on Jun 29, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2012 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton philanthropist Lorey Lokey is honored

Business Wire founder and Atherton philanthropist Lorry Lokey received an honorary doctorate degree recently from Tel Aviv...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 29, 2015 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1771 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Circus Club watering fields at 11am

Can someone please explain what Menlo Circus Club is doing watering their grass polo fields at 11am on Tuesday 6/16? I am...

Original post made by Please Save Water on Jun. 16, 2015
Last comment by Circus Club Misusing Water?, on Jun 29, 2015 at 8:15 am | 54 comments | 2564 Views

MENLO PARK

Cars gone wild: Menlo Park trial street barriers lead to unusual driving

After Menlo Park installed barriers to limit turns at the Ravenswood Avenue and Alma Street intersection, some drivers apparently...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 27, 2015 at 4:17 pm | 43 comments | 5087 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supreme Court upholds same-sex marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled by a 5-4 vote today that the federal Constitution provides a right to same-sex marriage -- an...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jun 27, 2015 at 3:55 pm | 6 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dutch Goose racing to finish ADA improvements

Businesses up and down the Peninsula are getting to know one customer by name. A San Jose resident has filed lawsuits for...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by straight talk, on Jun 27, 2015 at 1:20 pm | 43 comments | 9187 Views
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