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PORTOLA VALLEY

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...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Jul 24, 2019 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

ATHERTON

Man wanted for killing of Menlo Park woman 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...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 2166 Views

FICTION

Filing period open for county elections

The candidate filing period for a place on the Nov. 5 ballot is now open for people hoping to run for the two open school...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
There are no comments yet. 834 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County 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...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 24, 2019 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 2246 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 Billy , on Jul 23, 2019 at 7:07 pm | 4 comments | 3466 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 Joseph, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 2398 Views

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, on Jul 22, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 20 comments | 2870 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, on Jul 22, 2019 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1882 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 | 1576 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 | 3843 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 | 9543 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 | 1261 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 | 1185 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 | 3880 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 | 1651 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. 863 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 | 1511 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 | 1832 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 | 308 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. 1676 Views
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