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AROUND TOWN

Butterfly Life in Midtown

Anyone use this? Anyone like or dislike it? Is it ever very busy? Do the hours work?...

Original post made by Interested? on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 1272 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Off Deadline: Palo Alto's highest-anywhere jobs/housing imbalance causing real problems

A recent series in the San Jose Business Journal cites a 3.13-to-1 jobs-to-housing ratio for Palo Alto, which it calls "the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Apr 14, 2014 at 4:05 am | 30 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework done a day before due

How can our president's 13 and ten year old kids have their homework completed a day before it's due? Our ten year old gets...

Original post made by Not Possible on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Responding to student stress

Parents worried about the health of Palo Alto teens as they navigate through the stressful middle and high school years have...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 18, 2011 at 12:44 pm | 14 comments | 1271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1271 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California passes the "dream act" for illegal immigrants

How did this happen? Isn't it time to stop encourage illegal immigration? http://news.yahoo.com/california-dream-act-approved-illegal-immigrants-013617230.html ...

Original post made by CA mom on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 1270 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the Mountain View City Council approved a master plan...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Terry Bohme, on May 3, 2012 at 12:25 am | 13 comments | 1270 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Marecic wins Paul Hornung Award

Stanford two-way starter Owen Marecic was selected the inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls ready for the next big step

==BI NorCal basketball== Of the five local prep basketball teams that will take the floor on Thursday night in the second...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Kate, on Mar 10, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High golfer helps win Pro-Am junior title

==B Nature Valley First Tee Open== Palo Alto's Michelle Xie, representing The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Champions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by janie, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: More Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Departmentís Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Anni, on Jan 27, 2011 at 7:46 pm | 7 comments | 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kathleen Hughes: Almost Losing the Love of Her Life

On Sept. 11, 2001, I received a wake up call from my mom, Joanne, in Pennsylvania. It was a little after 6 a.m. here in Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday helpers

People across the Peninsula are celebrating the holiday season by giving gifts that trump those you might find at a department...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Reader of the print version, on Dec 2, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1270 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Research space, condo proposal heads to council

Even by Palo Alto standards, Harold Hohbach's seven-year quest to build a mixed-use development featuring condominiums and...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Upgrade, on Oct 4, 2011 at 7:59 am | 10 comments | 1269 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district closes first land buy in decades

The Palo Alto school district Tuesday completed its purchase of 2.6 acres of land at 525 San Antonio Road -- the first land...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 4, 2011 at 11:28 am | 8 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court upholds murder conviction in 2003 shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday upheld the murder conviction and sentence of life without parole of a Vallejo...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by TINA R, on May 23, 2012 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run collision

A man who was killed in a Sunnyvale hit-and-run that also badly injured his friend on Saturday has been identified by the...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by murder, on Apr 11, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1269 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses son's bike to chase suspected burglar

A man used his son's bike to chase down a suspected burglar Monday evening after the man and his family returned to their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by susan, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:17 am | 6 comments | 1269 Views
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