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MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2019
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 25, 2019 at 1:19 pm | 16 comments | 4679 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
Last comment by RanchGal, on Jul 25, 2019 at 12:06 pm | 1 comment | 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man who allegedly assaulted woman in Menlo Park pleads not guilty

A Redwood City man who allegedly grabbed a woman and pinned her against a wall in Menlo Park on Monday (July 22) has pleaded...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2019
There are no comments yet. 1729 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Westridge keeping wary eye on new PV development rules

Portola Valley's Westridge community is expressing concerns about how the city's efforts to create more housing opportunities...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Westridge, on Jul 24, 2019 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 235 Views

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 | 1581 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. 2193 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. 846 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 | 2256 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 | 3499 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 | 2420 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 | 2885 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 | 1904 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 | 1602 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 | 3874 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 | 9587 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 | 1285 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 | 1202 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 | 3908 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 | 1672 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. 876 Views
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