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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weigh in on architecture decisions for our city

One citizen living in University South has initiated a survey worthy of your evaluation. Check out www.surveymonkey.com/s/paloaltoarchitecture If...

Original post made by Tom DuBois on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Former "maid", on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:07 am | 16 comments | 1243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Antonio Shopping Center evacuation lifted

Mountain View police evacuated nearby residents and businesses after a suspicious package was reported at San Antonio Shopping...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by reader, on May 27, 2013 at 12:36 am | 2 comments | 1243 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 1243 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B High jump -- ==McKown, Kylie (Mtn View) 5-6, McDonald-O'Brien, Michelle (St Ignatius) 5-6, Downing, Hayley (Aptos) 5-4,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Dew, on May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Lin assists the Knicks to a seventh straight victory

Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin needed 27 points to set an NBA record for scoring the most points in the first six starts...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim in 200 IM final

==B U.S. Olympic Swim Trials== ==I Stanford grad Bollier makes men's 200 fly finals== Palo Alto High graduate Jasmine...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by paly paly, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Stanford 16U Red defends top seed in Junior Olympics

The Palo Alto Water Polo Club's 16U Red team had its No. 1 seed tested in the opening round of the SwimOutlet.com Junior...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 29, 2012 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cohousing community taking shape in Mountain View

Designing one's dream home is a lengthy process when 13 families have to agree on everything. So how does the Mountain View...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Jillian Brooks, on Oct 19, 2011 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bullying

We are new to the Palo Alto school district. I have a daughter in the third grade at Juana Briones. She has been being bullied...

Original post made by Sandra on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jan 14, 2011 at 6:35 pm | 3 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Contingency cost correction for Anaerobic digestion plant

I attended the meeting and what I understood is that only option 1a had a 30% contingency fee while the other options had...

Original post made by Rowan on Feb. 25, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 25, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men wanted in midday Palo Alto robbery

Palo Alto police are seeking a black Mitsubishi with two red racing stripes down the middle -- the getaway car for three...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by BeNice, on Mar 10, 2011 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday's 2 alarm fire on Madeline Court

Any news about the two alarm fire on Madeline Court at Curtner Avenue in south Palo Alto early Saturday morning? Heard that...

Original post made by Joe on Apr. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Redacted email excerpt to friends in Asia - an indication of how far we have fallen

For some, today is the start of a new year. For others, a reminder of government intrusion justified by an ever lowering...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 4, 2011 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by well-run airline, on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What has happened to CANS? Do we need to reregister?

Our home has been registered with CANS for sometime and in the past I have received phone calls, texts and emails from CANS....

Original post made by PA Resident on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by PA Resident, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by cyclist dies in SF

We see it all the time in Palo Alto, cyclists do not stop at red lights or stop signs. I hope that all Palo Alto cyclists...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$8,550 Rolex stolen at Stanford Shopping Center

An expensive Rolex watch was snatched from the Shreve & Co. jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday, Aug. 14, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by lostjewelryrewards.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 1241 Views
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