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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tennis and tutoring, anyone?

Hidden from view beneath the bleachers of Stanford University's Taube Tennis Center is a cavernous, oddly shaped space, which,...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

Kniss speaks out on battle with breast cancer

For a year Palo Alto City Councilwoman Liz Kniss held a closely guarded secret shared only with her husband and with four...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Ann, on May 25, 2013 at 11:13 am | 5 comments | 1507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto suspect in Czech Republic murder arrested in U.S.

The Palo Alto man accused of murdering a family of four in the Czech Republic was arrested at a U.S. airport today, according...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on May 25, 2013 at 8:08 am | 24 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo VAs to hold Memorial Day events

Memorial Day will be marked by commemorations across the Bay Area, including at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, which...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by suzanne m, on May 25, 2013 at 3:42 am | 1 comment | 1081 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fugitive escapes police manhunt in Palo Alto

A man who is wanted by police for burglary escaped a manhunt in Palo Alto on Friday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by local, on May 24, 2013 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter / police circling around by 101 San Antonio exit

Anybody know what's going on?...

Original post made by ElwellCourt on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by ElwellCourt, on May 24, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

At High Release, Dancers Call the Shots

At High Release Dance Company, each of the 17 current dancers has a story to tell and a chance to tell it. Palo Alto-based...

Original post made by Jessica Yes on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Alumni, on May 24, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 982 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her husband, Pooroushasb...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on May 24, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 2805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men allegedly beat preschooler on video

Two suspected members of the Taliban East Palo Alto gang allegedly beat a preschooler and threatened to shoot him because...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by whattha , on May 24, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 15 comments | 2415 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1152 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School for dyslexic children to hold information night

A Palo Alto-based independent school for children with dyslexia will hold an information night for prospective families Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by yes, wcdbpa, on May 24, 2013 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 2462 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City set to bid for historic post office

The check isn't exactly in the mail, but Palo Alto took its first major move toward buying the Hamilton Avenue post office...

Original post made on May. 21, 2013
Last comment by David, on May 24, 2013 at 10:52 am | 25 comments | 7885 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford rewards walk-bike commuters with cash

Stanford University faculty and staff who walk or bike to work will now not only feel good about helping the environment,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by Charlie, on May 24, 2013 at 9:54 am | 31 comments | 4769 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tries to make 'hackathons' a family affair

Hackers, designers and Silicon Valley technophiles will flood downtown Palo Alto's most prominent gathering spot with food,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 24, 2013 at 8:02 am | 7 comments | 3159 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ruthless silenced

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is heading to Capitol Hill , where heís expected to be grilled over the Justice Departmentís...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 23, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 3 comments | 884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Boy Scouts vote to allow gay boys

Story on CNN: http://www.cnn.com/2013/05/23/us/boy-scouts-sexual-orientation The Boy Scouts of America national council...

Original post made by Scout parent on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Susan, on May 23, 2013 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former student, now pop star in Japan, recounts story

A school-sponsored trip to Japan sparked a love for all things Japanese in Chris Hart, a 13-year-old African-American teenager...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
Last comment by rob, on May 23, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 5505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting victim identified

A man fatally shot in East Palo Alto Wednesday night has been identified as 20-year-old Gabriel Arreguin, a police captain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by concerned about our city, on May 23, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 28 comments | 3529 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police chief declares 'crime emergency'

A series of gun-related crimes over the weekend that culminated with the the death of 16-year-old boy has prompted East Palo...

Original post made on May. 20, 2013
Last comment by The Truth, on May 23, 2013 at 10:51 am | 22 comments | 5344 Views

AROUND TOWN

Congdon and Crome to close after 109 years

Downtown office-supply store Congdon and Crome will close, nearly 110 years after its opening in Palo Alto in 1904. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by undrgrndgirl, on May 23, 2013 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 871 Views
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