It was a busy week on the Peninsula, from the Endeavour space shuttle flying over the Peninsula to lines wrapping around Apple stores in anticipation of the iPhone 5 to Occupy’s one year anniversary.
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Palo Alto: The Stanford Class of 2016 kicked off its first day of orientation. Credit: LA Cicero, Stanford University
Menlo Park: Mayor Kirsten Keith spoke to Menlo College students as part of the Constitution Day celebration on Monday to further educate students about our nation’s most important document and the importance of voting. Credit: Jio Castro
Redwood City: The annual Hot Rod Nightz fundraiser at Roy Cloud Elementary Thursday night featured numerous fun events including a cake walk, costume contest and scrumptious food all to the music of the 50s and the king himself: Elvis Presley! Credit: Mary Askins
San Carlos: Emma T. Capps of San Carlos and her dog Sunny attended "A Taste of Italy" on Laurel Street. Sunny was just one of the entries in San Carlos Patch's Cutest Dog contest.
Belmont: Joan McGraw, owner of McGraw's Bar and Grill in Belmont, proudly opened her restaurant a week and a half ago at the location of what used to be Ausiello's Tavern.
San Mateo: The Space Shuttle Endeavour flew over San Mateo and the Peninsula Friday morning. Credit: Sue Larson
Foster City: Lines of people waiting for the iPhone 5 slithered in and out of Hillsdale Mall.
Burlingame: The streets were alive with activity Sunday at Burlingame’s Green Street Fair. Credit: Terry Nagel
Millbrae: The Aloft Hotel, visible from Highway 101, opened last week and was already booked solid in one week. Credit: Aloft Hotel
San Bruno: Francesca Mejia, daughter of beloved Don Pico’s owner Isaac Mejia, sang a tribute to her father at the reception after his funeral on Monday afternoon. Credit: Stephen Duncan
South San Francisco: Occupy members from South San Francisco celebrated the one-year anniversary of the movement Monday. Their main goal is to "target some of the main banks that were responsible for the economic meltdown,” according to Occupy member Eddie Miller.
Pacifica: Breathtaking sunsets aren’t uncommon in Pacifica, but this one is a true beauty in the Best Sunset photo contest. Credit: Edward Sawacki
Half Moon Bay: The Endeavour flew over the Bay with beautiful picturesque backgrounds Friday morning.
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