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AROUND TOWN

Robotics builds community for Space Cookies girls

A 5-foot-tall, 120-pound, Frisbee-throwing contraption that was built by a group of Girl Scouts and is being pitted in competitions...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by concerned about your attitude, on Dec 2, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 2 comments | 2946 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders, even...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 957 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Housing agency offers support for struggling parents

Like many parents, Nina Haletky struggled to make her relationship with her young son a positive one. Now, with the help...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by natisha, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1054 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford student sues the US government, but is banned from attending the trial

Stanford student is banned from the USA since the TSA put her name on their no-fly-list for unknown reasons in 2005. She...

Original post made by student on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Born again, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'All-you-can-fly' airline flies past Palo Alto, lands in San Carlos

Surf Air, the "all-you-can-fly" airline service that was supposed to take off from the Palo Alto Airport instead made a flyover,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Appreciative, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 28 comments | 3181 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

North Korea acknowledges arresting Merrill Newman

North Korea said Saturday that it had arrested 85-year-old Palo Alto resident Merrill Newman for "hostile acts" against the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 27 comments | 4949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Finding a voice through film

New Voices for Youth teaches groups of 10 to 12 students each year how to create a short documentary film, from start to...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 5407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Neighborhoods

Named for an ancient redwood tree that was a living landmark for late-1700s Spanish explorers, Palo Alto today is a diverse...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Ralph Hansen, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 20161 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men see soccer season end in 1-0 loss to Washington

The Stanford men's soccer team had battled second-seeded Washington to a stalemate, and was even the more threatening team...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Joel, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 3000 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City advances to next round in bid to buy post office

Palo Alto's effort to buy the downtown post office from the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will advance to the next round...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 11 comments | 11760 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mr. Palo Alto' Warren Thoits dies after illness

Warren Thoits, a lifelong Palo Altan, attorney, philanthropist and downtown Palo Alto property owner, died Thursday night...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Burlison, on Dec 2, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 11 comments | 2724 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Leaving prison behind

When Jose Cabrera got out of prison after three years for felony assault with a gang enhancement, he enrolled in East Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Dr.E, on Dec 2, 2013 at 11:45 am | 3 comments | 14962 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA volleyball playoffs at home

The Stanford women's volleyball team (24-5) will begin its quest for the program's seventh NCAA title at home this week,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 2, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1944 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Clutter fuels two-alarm house fire in Mountain View

One person suffered minor injuries in a two-alarm fire in northeastern Mountain View Monday morning, fire officials said....

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by napy, on Dec 2, 2013 at 3:13 am | 3 comments | 1519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Renewable-energy plant debuts in north San Jose

A facility that can turn people's food scraps and yard trimmings into energy and compost opened in north San Jose Nov. 22,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Dec 2, 2013 at 2:27 am | 31 comments | 5540 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's news: tomorrow's history

As the Palo Alto Historical Association marks 100 years, those fascinated by the history of Palo Alto say the past is still...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sara, on Dec 1, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 4 comments | 6228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed law aims to make new homes EV-friendly

Seeking to remain in the driver's seat of the electric-vehicle revolution, Palo Alto officials on Tuesday enthusiastically...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Local Citizen, on Dec 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 47 comments | 14044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arts for the holidays

Still making holiday plans? There are plenty of festivities to choose from in the coming weeks, whether you're looking for...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 1, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 2520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers shutting down animal shelter

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center, a fixture on East Bayshore Road for the past four decades, could be shut down or relocated...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by What next?, on Dec 1, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 152 comments | 6143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic steers discussion on Jay Paul development

In its effort to get city approval for a new office complex at 395 Page Mill, developer Jay Paul Company faces an uphill...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 1, 2013 at 9:43 am | 100 comments | 15149 Views
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