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Menlo Park: Facebook hotel developer wants more rooms, less parking than OK'd
Two and a half years after it was approved, in concept, by the Menlo Park City Council, Facebook is moving ahead with its... Last comment 1 hour ago | 7 comments

Menlo Park #1 for costliest Bay Area apartment rents
At a steep $4,368 a month, Menlo Park has the most expensive average apartment rent prices -- at least at big apartment complexes... Last comment 6 hours ago | 2 comments

Grand jury recommends coordinated Caltrain grade separation strategy
The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury on July 18 released a report calling for a more coordinated approach to tackling grade... Last comment 2 hours ago | 4 comments

 
 
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Man wanted for 2011 East Palo Alto homicide extradited to U.S. after fleeing to Mexico
Jaime Cardenas, a former East Palo Alto resident and suspect in the 2011 shooting death of Menlo Park resident Catherine Fisher, is being held in the Mesa County Jail in Colorado after serving about eight years in a Mexico prison. Tuesday, 8:35 PM

Atherton council wants resident feedback on traffic congestion plan
To address traffic congestion, Atherton officials will start by gathering feedback from residents, and staff will study priority projects to keep traffic moving on the most heavily used streets. Tuesday, 2:41 PM

Today: Supervisors consider revised policy following Taser death
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is revising its use-of-force policy, including use of Taser stun guns, following the outcry over the death of Chinedu Okobi by Tasers last October. Tuesday, 7:37 AM | 2 comments

Menlo Park #1 for costliest Bay Area apartment rents
At a steep $4,368 a month, Menlo Park has the most expensive average apartment rent prices -- at least at big apartment complexes -- in the Bay Area, according to a recent report from the website RENTCafe.com. Tuesday, 10:47 AM | 2 comments

Facebook hotel developer wants more rooms, less parking than OK'd
Two and a half years after it was approved, in concept, by the Menlo Park City Council, Facebook is moving ahead with its plans to build a new hotel at the corner of Chilco Street and Bayfront Expressway. Tuesday, 11:58 AM | 7 comments

Menlo Park: Man arrested after vehicle and foot chase
A man was arrested after fleeing from a Menlo Park traffic stop and leading police on a brief pursuit into East Palo Alto last night, according to police. Tuesday, 11:25 AM

Menlo Park vandalism, assault defendant to get Sept. 30 jury trial
A San Diego man who was arrested for vandalizing cars, making threats, assault on a police officer and resisting arrest in an April 24 incident in Menlo Park will face a jury trial on Sept. 30. Tuesday, 11:35 AM

Portola Valley: Open houses on Stanford Wedge housing project to be held this week
Stanford University is holding a second series of open houses about a proposed housing development on land the university owns along Alpine Road in Portola Valley. Monday, 4:02 PM

Woodside: Motorcylist killed on Friday identified
The motorcyclist killed in a collision with a tow truck on Highway 84/La Honda Road on Friday (July 19) has been identified by the San Mateo County Coroner's Office as 27-year-old Tyler Ross Carlberg of Santa Clara. Monday, 10:45 AM | 2 comments

Pilot program aims to save food waste from landfills
About one-third of the trash collected at the Shoreway Environmental Center consists of organic waste. A pilot program being launched soon will extract the waste from the rest of the trash and convert it to biofuel. Monday, 7:24 AM

Grand jury recommends coordinated Caltrain grade separation strategy
The San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury on July 18 released a report calling for a more coordinated approach to tackling grade separations along the Caltrain rail line. Monday, 7:21 AM | 4 comments

New Stanford Hospital readies for its fall opening
The new Stanford Hospital, a seven-story, plus-shaped complex that has been more than a decade in the making, is in the home stretch before its fall debut. Saturday, 9:22 AM

Menlo Park man convicted in knife attack sentenced to two years
A Menlo Park man convicted of assault with a deadly weapon was given a two-year sentence in state prison on July 18, but will be released in 85 days after receiving credit for time served and good behavior. Friday, 6:43 PM

Home sales for the week of July 15
A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula, where Atherton recorded the most expensive transaction at $10,900,000 for a three-bedroom, 8,468-square-foot home. Sunday, 8:30 AM

Trial date set in Menlo box-cutter slashing case
Marvin Lomeli, 21, of Redwood City will face a jury trial on July 22 on charges of assault with a deadly weapon and assault with intent to commit great bodily injury after a stabbing in Menlo Park on April 30. Sunday, 9:59 AM

Tour de Menlo bike ride set for Aug. 17
Local cyclists are gearing up for the 15th annual Tour de Menlo Scholarship Ride, which offers three Peninsula routes for riders of all abilities and plenty of SAG support for those who need it. The event is set for Saturday, Aug. 17. Friday, 11:54 AM

Woodside increases maximum defensible space grant
With the threat of wildfires increasing, Woodside is raising its maximum matching grant for clearing brush, pruning trees and other work from $2,000 to $3,000. Friday, 11:55 AM

Road rage incident evolves into armed robbery outside Stanford Shopping Center
A road rage incident between two drivers fueled into an armed robbery in which one of them lost his cellphone at the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot on Thursday morning, police said. Friday, 7:53 AM

Obituary: Former Atherton resident, roller derby league owner Jerry Seltzer
Longtime former Atherton resident Jerry Seltzer died on July 1 at the age of 87. The cause of death was pulmonary fibrosis, his family said. Friday, 10:07 AM

Skyline murder suspect to receive mental evaluation
Malik Dosouqi, the Pacifica man charged with two murders along Skyline Boulevard in June, will be evaluated by doctors about whether he is fit to stand trial. Thursday, 11:52 AM | 3 comments

State Sen. Hill holds bill that would lessen secrecy exemptions for clergy who hear reports of child abuse
Following opposition from the religious community, state Sen. Jerry Hill has decided to hold a bill to eliminate an exemption allowing clergy members to not report cases of child abuse revealed during penitential communications. Thursday, 8:43 AM | 1 comments

Atherton house under construction for 40 years will be demolished
A house in Atherton that has been under construction for more than 40 years will be demolished, but delays from utility companies have pushed back the date of the teardown, according to City Manager George Rodericks. Wednesday, 3:57 PM | 6 comments

Mandy Harvey to perform at fundraiser to benefit hearing impaired patients
Mandy Harvey, an "America's Got Talent" Golden Buzzer winner a couple of seasons ago, brings her inspirational talent to the Peninsula to raise money to help under-served and under-insured patients obtain hearing health care.
Tuesday, 4:06 PM | 1 comments

Grand jury: Measles epidemic risk low in San Mateo County, but could be lower

Caltrain proposes fare increases starting in 2020

Menlo Park: City Council supports updates to heritage tree ordinance

San Mateo County property values reach record highs

City seeks new strategy to support 'missing middle'

Residents may be vulnerable if insurance is canceled due to wildfire risk

New Menlo Fire Station 6 combines best of old and new

 

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