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PALO ALTO ISSUES

East Palo Alto police chief named semi-finalist for Seattle job

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis has been selected as a semi-finalist for Seattle's police chief job, he announced today....

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by ChiefResident, on May 17, 2010 at 4:45 pm | 6 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Squirrel Education & Relocation

Gunn High School has every intention of educating our squirrels so they will be prepared for their Study-Abroad program....

Original post made by squirrel educators on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2009 at 1:27 am | 2 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net is committed to student well-being

Our community is renowned for its dedication to helping the next generation of leaders and citizens reach their potential....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's 'sweethearts'

Talia Rapoport and Arthur Garzon, center, along with fellow classmates from their third grade class at Barron Park Elementary...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Walter Underwood, on Mar 5, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 11 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Punch your kid, go to jail... in Nebraska.

Bizarre, involving a Palo Alto family: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/07/15/BA5P18ODP8.DTL Punched...

Original post made by John the Man on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Jul 20, 2009 at 1:26 pm | 12 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stolen purse from car in driveway

Has anybody else had this happen to them recently? The police do not seem to care or want to help....they referred me to...

Original post made by whymeinoldpa on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 23, 2009 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Spontaneous combustion in Woodside fire

The spontaneous combustion of oily rags brought firefighters to the residence at 525 Moore Road in the Woodside Heights neighborhood...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by Moi, on Aug 12, 2010 at 2:00 am | 1 comment | 1873 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View police use stun gun on heckler

A man from Pennsylvania threatened a comedian with a knife at a Mountain View bar Tuesday night, and was later taken down...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by veterans, on Apr 11, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 1873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How about that Obama

From the Oracle of Abu Ghraib, Seymour Hersh comes this new report from Afghanistan. Hersh says, " And Iíll tell you...

Original post made by Ray Griffin on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by of course, on May 15, 2010 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1873 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Operation Marriage

<B>"Operation Marriage" by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Lea Lyon; Reach and Teach; 32 pp.; $14.95 Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sharon, on Nov 12, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police arrest suspected auto burglars

Palo Alto police, following a tip from a resident, have arrested two men in connection with a series of auto burglaries in...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by ms.a., on Jun 2, 2009 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 1873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Annual Rotary Club of Mountain View Crab Feed Fundraiser

All you can eat Fresh Dungeness Crab Also featuring: - Field Greens & Gorgonzola Cheese with Vinaigrette Dressing -...

Original post made by Alicia Crank on Jan. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1873 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Huge Number of Retirements This Week

The city is loosing a huge number of employees this week. This coinsides with the imposed contract that the city manager...

Original post made by Bill on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Fireman, on Nov 19, 2009 at 4:24 pm | 12 comments | 1872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jumbo home OK'd by Palo Alto planners

Weeks after Palo Alto's planning commissioners rejected setting maximum sizes for new houses in the foothills, they found...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by joe, on Mar 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 2 comments | 1872 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Squirrels invade College Terrace fairy houses

Dozens of native California squirrels have made their nests in a Palo Alto neighborhood's "fairy" houses -- much to the dismay...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Enough, on Apr 6, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 5 comments | 1872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No more 12th grade honors English next year

My son (11th grader at Paly) was told today that next year there will be no English H offered for seniors. So that leaves...

Original post made by yet another one on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by yet another one, on Jan 27, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crash kills one along Page Mill Road

A crash involving two vehicles along Page Mill Road has left one person dead and four others injured. The accident at Old...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 29, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foul play ruled out in swimming pool death

Investigators do not believe there was any criminal activity involved in the death of a 21-year-old man whose partially decomposed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Coincidence?, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man fatally struck by car Thursday identified

A man who was fatally struck by a car while standing near a bus stop in Mountain View Thursday morning, June 21, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by josh, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1872 Views

AROUND TOWN

American flag set on fire in Palo Alto yard

Police in Palo Alto responded to a report of a small blaze Friday to find someone had set fire to an American flag on display...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Old Palo Alto, on Jul 23, 2009 at 9:48 pm | 15 comments | 1872 Views
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