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Atherton woman pleads no contest to DUI

A 63-year-old Atherton woman who was arrested for driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park parking...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gethin, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 8 comments | 2413 Views


Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 2413 Views


M-A has high hopes, but wants less drama this football season

The Menlo-Atherton football team's 2008 campaign had more drama and turmoil than a Hollywood script. Call it "High School...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Tim Parry, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2413 Views


2,000 Palo Alto homes hit by dawn power outage

A broken wooden pin that holds a powerline insulator snapped early this morning and caused a power outage affecting about...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by andreas, on May 11, 2010 at 8:46 pm | 13 comments | 2412 Views


Atherton: Pedestrian, 15, struck in crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg Monday after she was hit by a car at around...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by safe driver, on Apr 15, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 21 comments | 2412 Views


Woman robbed at gunpoint in south Palo Alto

A woman walking to her Palo Alto apartment Thursday night was robbed by a man holding a shotgun. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lady, on May 28, 2009 at 9:21 am | 22 comments | 2412 Views


Trotter helps fill the void for the Stanford men's basketball team

By the time Stanford coach Johnny Dawkins contacted then Campolindo High senior Jack Trotter in late April of 2008, it was...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by garyruppel, on Jan 27, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views


David Shaw named Stanford football coach

Stanford Athletic Director Bob Bowlsby didn't have to venture far to find a new head football coach, as he named offensive...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bob B., on Jan 15, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 2412 Views


SPORTS: Hogan sparks Stanford to win over Colorado

Kevin Hogan rose to the challenge of his first extended playing time of the season, passing for 184 yards and rushing for...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 1 comment | 2412 Views


Paving work on San Antonio Road may clog traffic

San Antonio Road will be repaved between Middlefield Road and U.S. Highway 101 during the night on Thursday, Sept. 27, and...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Driver, on Sep 25, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 3 comments | 2412 Views


Road closure, helicopter noise on Stanford campus Monday

Stanford University has issued an advisory that Campus Drive East and part of Bowdoin Street will be intermittently closed...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 11, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 3 comments | 2412 Views


Stanford names new Graduate School of Business dean

Stanford University professor and economist Jonathan Levin will be taking the helm of the university's top-ranked Graduate...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Barron Park dad, on May 24, 2016 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 2412 Views


Page 70 Water Rescue program


Original post made by fireman on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by fireman, on Mar 11, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 10 comments | 2411 Views


Stanford to test emergency sirens Friday

Palo Alto residents and businesses near the Stanford University campus may hear emergency sirens as the university activates...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Dragonfly7, on Aug 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2411 Views


Shop Talk

<B><B>URBAN OUTFITTERS AT STANFORD? ... </B>The on-again, off-again rumors of Urban Outfitters coming to town are on again....

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 2 comments | 2411 Views


Maybell foes won't sue over ballot language

Palo Alto residents looking to overturn the city's approval of a housing development on Maybell Avenue remain deeply concerned...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2013
Last comment by PAPNZ member, on Sep 9, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 55 comments | 2411 Views


Our schools: some questions about the 22nd century

The plan for a new combined middle and high school in Palo Alto was unveiled at a special Oct. 26 meeting. We should look...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2015
Last comment by Volunteers2, on Nov 15, 2015 at 11:49 am | 3 comments | 2411 Views


Gay Curriculum Proposal Riles Elementary School Parents

A group of parents in a California school district say they are being bullied by school administrators into accepting a new...

Original post made by Concerned parent on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on May 25, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 19 comments | 2411 Views


Stanford women take over sole Pac-10 lead

The Stanford women's basketball team has not lost at home all season. If the third-ranked Cardinal can continue that trend...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by jaynie, on Mar 1, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 2411 Views


Palo Alto and Gunn high schools suspend football rivalry

Paly and Gunn are going to take a two year break due to "lack of competitiveness". The issue has been under discussion since...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 2411 Views
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