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Atherton teen travels far and wide for a tennis experience

Catherine Carton Bellis has yet to play a lick of high school tennis and the Atherton teenager is still considered one of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Chris Johnson, on Jul 5, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 2860 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Arrillaga gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 35 comments | 2717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many like it hot at Palo Alto's July Fourth chili cook-off

Thursday's sizzling heat did not prevent thousands from flocking to Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible road rage turns into shooting

A 32-year-old man was shot in the face in the early hours of July 5 in what police said was a possible road-rage incident....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stretch, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 3089 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 6-7)

[http://mountaingoatfarmersmarket.com/Mountain_Goat_Farmers_Market/Weekly_Market_Blog/Weekly_Market_Blog.html Community:...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Embarcadero Road gas station robbed at gunpoint

A Shell station on Embarcadero Road was robbed Tuesday morning by a hooded man who police said wore a handkerchief mask and...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 29 comments | 11734 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please Don't Kick it Away

The following was written in response to the announcement of results of a survey done by the Barron Park Association on Wednesday,...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1491 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Downtown 'parking overflow' could double/triple within four years

Overflow parking into neighborhoods flanking Palo Alto's commercial areas could double or triple within the next three or...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Do no harm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1520 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shared campus' could be model for Cubberley

A new public high school that shares Cubberley Community Center with child care centers, dance studios and other local organizations...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 1690 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl dies after Saturday accident on Highway 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, according to the California...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 2089 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did anyone witness an accident on 6/26 @ Middlefield and University Ave

Hello - did anyone witness an accident on June 26, 2013 at around 1:20PM at the intersection of University Ave and Middlefield...

Original post made by Arnav Sharma on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1201 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 1713 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 5155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area celebrates July 4 with fireworks, festivals

From San Jose to San Francisco, the Bay Area plans to go out with a bang for this Thursday for the Fourth of July, with fireworks,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Looking forward to celebrating !, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twenty-one teams to face off in 32nd annual chili cookoff

On Independence Day this week, 21 teams will go head-to-head in Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off,...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Citizen, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:19 am | 5 comments | 1920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Foothills Park: Still (mostly) just for Palo Altans

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 am | 34 comments | 4190 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frank Greene, Silicon Valley technology pioneer, dies at 71

Frank S. Greene, a pioneering Silicon Valley technologist, died unexpectedly Saturday at El Camino Hospital. He was 71. Greene...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Frank Greene III, on Jul 3, 2013 at 12:07 am | 33 comments | 7706 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell project wins approval -- for now

Palo Alto on Friday afternoon put the finishing touches on approving a highly controversial development on Maybell Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by a neighbor, on Jul 2, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 42 comments | 2621 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki Foundation donation to The Magical Bridge Playground

Today was a VERY MAGICAL MONDAY - as we recognize one of the most innovative couples we know, and welcome them to our magical...

Original post made by The Magical Bridge Playground on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by donor that wish they had been thanked, on Jul 2, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views
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