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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Affordable housing complex for seniors holds grand opening

A grand opening was held June 15 to celebrate the completion of 90 new apartments for seniors at a development called Sequoia...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Aisha, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 2091 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When Lyme disease becomes a nightmare

Sherry Cagan of Portola Valley says she nearly died when she ended up in the emergency room with the systemic MRSA staph...

Original post made on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by StephKN, on Jun 18, 2017 at 8:13 pm | 5 comments | 9915 Views

WOODSIDE

Karen Peterson, a rock of the Woodside community

When Woodside resident and super-volunteer Karen Seiko Peterson attends her Woodside High School Class of 1964 reunion in...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Bill K., on Jun 17, 2017 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 446 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new site for pig-scramble protest?

Woodside Town Hall is working with the Sheriff's Office to arrange a public-space gathering spot near the Mounted Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 17, 2017 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park restaurateur offers local housing to workers

One Menlo Park restaurant owner is trying a new tactic to help address the Silicon Valley restaurant worker shortage, due...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 3522 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Menlo Park: Country Corner deli owner Bob Wehab dies

A recitation of the rosary is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 13, in San Francisco for Bishara (Bob) Dahood Wehab, the longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Barbara , on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:45 pm | 12 comments | 4487 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing: County plans to spend $44 million over two years

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to spend more than a quarter of the $160 million from the Measure...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Joan, on Jun 16, 2017 at 3:12 pm | 7 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Surf Air opponents plan airport protest

Opponents of Surf Air's noisy turboprop commuter planes plan a protest on Saturday, June 17, at the San Carlos Airport. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2393 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New gig for departing Menlo Park superintendent

Departing Menlo Park City School District Superintendent Maurice Ghysels has a new, and different, gig on Saturday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by David Diaz, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:58 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

After 43 years, Hobee's Restaurant sold to new owners

The family that has owned Peninsula breakfast institution Hobee's Restaurant for 43 years sold the business to two longtime...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by historyguy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1655 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside grad finds fame, if not yet fortune, in Hollywood

What does it take to be 'discovered' by Hollywood? For Lucas Yancey, 31, it seems to have been his plastic-faced imitation...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by judickiel@gmail.com, on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 2974 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help house local teachers

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced the investment of $5 million to create a home down payment support fund through...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Birdnscrap, on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two who opted for a 'gap year' after high school

Many graduating seniors are going to college right out of high school, but some are opting to wait. That group of mavericks...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by EastWestConfusion, on Jun 14, 2017 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 1961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside pig scramble: Opposing views

A group of Woodside residents is calling on the Town Council to ban the traditional pig scramble, when kids chase and capture...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by blanche smith, on Jun 14, 2017 at 12:35 am | 52 comments | 5683 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton continues fight against Caltrain electrification funds

Even as Caltrain starts work on its nearly $2 billion project to electrify its trains on the Peninsula, Atherton and others...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2017
Last comment by Brian, on Jun 13, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 13 comments | 3465 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters OK public funding of new civic center

Atherton voters have approved an advisory measure asking whether the town should spend more public money to build a new...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 13, 2017 at 5:31 pm | 43 comments | 3091 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Kirtee Kapoor, 46, was a prominent attorney

Following the June 5 death of Kirtee Kapoor, a 46-year-old Menlo Park lawyer and father, many who knew him have expressed...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2017
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AROUND TOWN

Friday: Opera singers perform Verdi at Italian dinner event in Woodside

There will be way more than wine, women and song at “Verdi in the Village” in Woodside the night of Friday, June 16....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ama Zenya, on Jun 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 669 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Groundbreaking on Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange project

A groundbreaking for the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange project will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, at the intersection...

Original post made on May. 16, 2017
Last comment by Gail, on Jun 11, 2017 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 2354 Views
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