It’s Halloween night and we bring you tales from tarantulas to the ghastliest subject of all: our daily commutes.
Peninsula Press reporter Maya Horowitz brings us a dirge for one local fixture: the Mermaid Inn Motel. The siren song of the El Camino strip has reached its end.
Citizen scientists have been creeping through the bushes of a local park tracking down creepy crawlies of all sorts – even a seasonally appropriate beastie, the tarantula. The Peninsula Press’ Emil Vazquez tracked the smartphone-wielding citizen scientists on their mission this month.
California was once the flower capital of the US, but the blossoms of that industry have withered over time. Peninsula Press Reporter Matt Hansen went in search of the roses of yore.
And you’ve spotted them around the peninsula – big solid blue bikes holstered in racks along the Caltrain corridor. The Bay Area Bikeshare program is set to expand in the coming year. But as Peninsula Press reporter Lauren Goode has been reporting, the program has thus far launched with mixed results.
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