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How the Peninsula's pastrami experts at The Refuge were inspired by French fine dining

Known for its pastrami, the Refuge's menu unexpectedly draws inspiration from Michelin-starred kitchens in Paris as much...

Original post made on May. 13, 2022
Last comment by Clevinger, on May 13, 2022 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 3222 Views


Dinner and a show: 12 must-visit destinations for dining and entertainment on the Peninsula

From pubs and coffee shops to Coastside distilleries and cocktail bars, we've rounded up 12 nearby destinations for dining...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2022
Last comment by Concerned Citizen in Menlo Park, on Mar 8, 2022 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views


Stanford welcomes largest-ever incoming class as university reopens

Thousands of Stanford students have returned to campus for face-to-face classes for the fall quarter, which began Monday....

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3369 Views


Stanford reverses course, saves 11 sports that were set for chopping block

After a controversial decision to cut nearly a third of its varsity sports teams last year, Stanford University has walked...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
There are no comments yet. 3684 Views


Record-breaking coach Tara VanDerveer on pandemic play and social justice

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer talks about reaching the milestone of leading the all-time coaching wins...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2021
There are no comments yet. 4353 Views


Thursday: State senator hosts town hall on COVID-19

State Sen. Josh Becker, D-Menlo Park, will host an online town hall on Thursday, Jan, 21, to discuss the latest COVID-19...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2021
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2021 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 2821 Views


San Mateo County allocates $2 million to aid struggling child care facilities

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to allocate $2 million in federal funding from the CARES...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2020
Last comment by margomca, on Oct 12, 2020 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 4935 Views


New research hints at possible life on Venus

A landmark study published this week found a chemical suspended in the clouds of Venus that could be early proof of life...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2020
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Sep 17, 2020 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 4170 Views


Stanford to close off most of its campus to visitors

Stanford University will ban visitors who are not affiliated with its academic programs from entering much of its campus...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 1, 2020 at 2:11 pm | 6 comments | 5963 Views


Tech companies, research institutes cash in on federal loan program

Research institutes, tech companies and hotels were among Midpeninsula's biggest beneficiaries of the federal Paycheck Protection...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2020
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 11, 2020 at 5:15 am | 3 comments | 5390 Views


Eggs are sold out. Hand sanitizer is on backorder. Strained staff is working overtime. Here's how Midpeninsula grocery stores are responding to the coronavirus

Local grocery stores and their employees are on their own front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. The precautions they're taking...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2020
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 10, 2020 at 10:08 pm | 4 comments | 8912 Views


Supervisors form committee to study proposed health department budget cuts

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday (Jan. 28) took under advisement a plan for budget cuts, income enhancements...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
There are no comments yet. 3855 Views


San Mateo County supervisors to tackle health department's $57M budget gap

A $57 million budget deficit in the county health department, San Mateo County Health, will be the focus of a Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2020
Last comment by , on Feb 17, 2020 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 7961 Views


Meet the Midpeninsula's Swedish home baker

In Emerald Hills, Denise Touhey, a proud Swedish American, churns out trays of pastries each week for her "one-woman show"...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2020
Last comment by Don Fabiano, on Feb 14, 2020 at 10:43 pm | 1 comment | 3101 Views


Swanky Selby's serves steakhouse classics to the monied set

At Selby's, the newest addition to Bacchus Management Group's empire of upscale eateries, some dishes were beautifully executed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2019 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 4774 Views


Your food is here. It's from a restaurant that doesn't exist.

Virtual restaurants, which live on mobile delivery apps and operate out of the kitchens of brick-and-mortar restaurants,...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2019
Last comment by Santa Clara Student, on Nov 11, 2019 at 6:47 am | 6 comments | 4776 Views


Menlo Park woman loses $25K in phone scam

A Menlo Park woman was apparently the victim of a phone scam when she mailed $25,000 to an address in New York because she...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2019
There are no comments yet. 4481 Views


Bills to encourage housing density near transit advance in Senate

Two state bills that would allow more housing density in transit corridors cleared their first legislative hurdles this week,...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2019
Last comment by Corporate Take-Over, on Apr 9, 2019 at 1:59 am | 1 comment | 3451 Views


Laurel School's Creighton recognized out of field of 300 schools' principals

Laurel School Principal Linda Creighton has been honored by the Association of California School Administrators as recipient...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2019
Last comment by Meredith , on Mar 11, 2019 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 4235 Views


Menlo Park: Locals weigh in on Stanford housing options

In an unusual second round of public scrutiny, Stanford's expansion plans are getting another look. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2018
Last comment by Stanford is a "non-profit", on Jun 30, 2018 at 9:12 am | 2 comments | 6138 Views
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