From a man walking around San Mateo with an empty grenade around his neck Monday to hundreds of residents flocking to Burlingame's Pet Parade this past weekend, it sure was busy along the Peninsula. Thank you for sending in your pics to us. Keep 'em coming!
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South San Francisco: A, is now recruiting South San Franciscans to get in shape in a six-week outdoor boot camp that's held in Westborough Park. Credit: O2 BodyFit
San Bruno: Recology San Bruno is sponsoring the "2012 Coats For Kids” where new or gently used coats for ALL ages are being collected for distribution. Currently drop off containers are available at City Hall, the Management Office at "The Shops At Tanforan", and at the San Bruno Chamber of Commerce at 618 San Mateo Avenue. Additional drop off locations to be advised. Credit: Robert Riechel
Millbrae: Taylor Middle School in Millbrae hosted their first Career Day on Wednesday, October 3. The purpose was to introduce the 890 students to potential careers and life choices. Credit: Coryne Wong
Burlingame: More than 700 pets owners and their animals took to the streets for Burlingame’s Ninth Annual Pet Parade on Oct. 1. Credit: Mark Hundley and Jim Nagel
Half Moon Bay: After 20 years of studies, four government agencies — the National Marine Fisheries Services, also known as NOAA, California State Parks, U.S. Fish and Wildlife and California Fish and Game now called Cal Wild — came together with the idea to help regulate water flow in the Pescadero Marsh by shoveling the sand out of it. Volunteers and residents of Camp Glenwood, a detention facility in La Honda, started shoveling out the sand Thursday in Pescadero Marsh as a historic experiment to save the steelhead trout.
Credit: Stuart Nafey
Pacifica: Every evening, a Great Horned Owl visits photographer Edward Sawacki's house on Farallon Avenue in Pacifica. Credit: Edward Sawacki
San Mateo: A man with a grenade around his neck reportedly prompted the bomb squad to respond to Fourth Avenue in San Mateo on Monday morning, according to multiple witness accounts. Credit: @georgechen
Belmont: The Belmont City Council has issued a continuance in the consideration of the hotly debated Crystal Springs Uplands School (CSUS) project. The agenda item which was originally scheduled to be discussed and likely voted upon at the Oct. 9 meeting of the Belmont City Council, has been continued to the council's regular meeting on Oct. 23. Credit: Boora Architects
San Carlos: As part of the San Carlos Art & Wine Festival, one of the weekend's highlights is the Classic and Hot Rod Car Display. Credit: Curtain Call Performing Arts (CCPA)
Redwood City: The Sequoia High School girls' tennis team defeated South San Francisco 5-2 and the teams split their season series in Peninsula Athletic League-Ocean Division play Tuesday in Redwood City. Credit: Pam McKenney
Menlo Park-Atherton: Alex Aguiar of Menlo-Atherton HS speaks at the awards breakfast after receiving a $2,000 scholarship. Credit: Dean Munro
Palo Alto: Campo Pizzeria is moving into the corner of Emerson and University, which used to house Lavanda Restaurant most recently, and World Wraps before that. Credit: Jamie White