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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Hampton Inn project sidelined after split vote by Planning Commission

A proposed Hampton Inn hotel along El Camino Real in Menlo Park was sidelined Monday night when the city's Planning Commission...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 47 minutes ago | 20 comments | 2420 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2019
Last comment by Yet another sad end, 5 hours ago | 2 comments | 1042 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2019
Last comment by Martin, 10 hours ago | 3 comments | 2367 Views

ATHERTON

Teens punch, attempt to rob man at gunpoint on Stanford campus

Three teens accused of punching and attempting to rob a man at Stanford University on Monday were arrested by police near...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Cleaning Society, 10 hours ago | 2 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
Last comment by Name withheld, on Jul 19, 2019 at 4:36 pm | 3 comments | 1060 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County property values reach record highs

San Mateo County's property assessment roll increased for the 2019-20 fiscal year, the ninth consecutive year of upward movement. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jul 19, 2019 at 2:30 pm | 9 comments | 2173 Views

ATHERTON

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...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by pg&e hater, on Jul 19, 2019 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 8880 Views

ATHERTON

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...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1919 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: City Council to discuss options for easing traffic in town

Traffic mitigation and a proposal for new police body cameras are among the items on tonight's (July 17) Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Question, on Jul 19, 2019 at 9:24 am | 4 comments | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

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

The threat of a measles epidemic has been drastically reduced since a vaccine for the illness was introduced in 1963, but...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by Randy, on Jul 18, 2019 at 6:33 pm | 2 comments | 883 Views

MENLO PARK

Dogged by constant barking, Haven Avenue residents seek relief

The barking is constant, and has been since Jackie Comstock moved in to the Anton Menlo apartment complex on Haven Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2019
Last comment by Tyson's customer, on Jul 18, 2019 at 4:09 pm | 29 comments | 3398 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Sen. Hill holds bill that would lessen secrecy exemptions for clergy who hear reports of child abuse

Following religious opposition, local State Sen. Jerry Hill opted last week to hold a bill that would end an exemption that...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 18, 2019 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Aurora Singers and Chorale Assou-L├ęzert to perform 'Together En Chansons' July 21

It's been said that music transcends language. The 18-year relationship between the Palo Alto-based Aurora Singers and French...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 603 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
Last comment by Twentse, on Jul 17, 2019 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views

ATHERTON

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

California's Department of Insurance can help homeowners who lose insurance coverage because of wildfire risk find new coverage,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Kevin, on Jul 17, 2019 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Church pulls Adelante rent proposal. RCSD holds impromptu "closed session" meeting.

The San Mateo Daily Journal had a headline story by Austin Walsh entitled "Campus lease offer withdrawn" in today's edition....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 17, 2019 at 11:06 am | 3 comments | 176 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park: City Council supports updates to heritage tree ordinance

On Tuesday, July 16, the Menlo Park City Council adopted recommendations from a task force to update its tree protection...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1293 Views

WOODSIDE

Grand jury says entire county at risk of wildfire

A San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report released on July 9 warns residents of urban areas not to be complacent about wildfires...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by GM, on Jul 17, 2019 at 9:16 am | 7 comments | 2367 Views

MENLO PARK

City seeks new strategy to support 'missing middle'

It's a challenge that has long befuddled policymakers grappling with the housing crisis: How can they create incentives for...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2019
Last comment by Welfare for the well off, on Jul 16, 2019 at 10:27 pm | 1 comment | 1842 Views

AROUND TOWN

ICE put on notice by federal court, no Bay Area raids occur

After the American Civil Liberties Union took U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to federal court in Northern California,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2019
Last comment by American civil liberties, on Jul 16, 2019 at 10:12 am | 6 comments | 954 Views
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