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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion seen near Woodside golf course

A mountain lion was spotted near a golf course in unincorporated San Mateo County near Woodside Friday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Neal, on Feb 4, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man to face murder charge in 1995 stabbing

A man accused of murdering a teenage mother in front of her 2-year-old daughter more than 15 years ago appeared in a San...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 15, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire in April

After 20 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bird lovers to take part in Christmas Bird Count

On Monday, Dec. 17, volunteers will fan out throughout Palo Alto for the annual Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 1239 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Utilities managers form bargaining unit

The City of Palo Alto Utilities managers have formed a new employee association that they hope will strengthen their bargaining...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by any member name hah, on Jun 21, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 21 comments | 1238 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud suspect arrested after downtown foot chase

A man who went on a spending spree in downtown Palo Alto using a stolen credit card was chased and arrested by Palo Alto...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Don, on Dec 23, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 10 comments | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kill High-Speed Rail in favor of Self-Driving Car Autobahn?

I listened to the governor's speech and his comments about high speed rail (HSR), and it occurred to me that maybe HSR isn't...

Original post made by Forward on Jan. 24, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 18, 2013 at 1:47 pm | 5 comments | 1237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation Requirements in simple English please?

We were not educated in the US and both of us were educated in an English speaking exam orientated educational system. We...

Original post made by Confused Parent on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by former Paly parent, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 5 comments | 1237 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested after mistaking a roof for a train

A man who was arrested for prowling on Sunday, Feb. 19, told Palo Alto police he did not know how he had gotten on a resident's...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:20 am | 25 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another lion sighting in Portola Valley, off Alpine

A mountain lion was spotted in Portola Valley late Saturday night, according to San Mateo County officials. At approximately...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by Leave them alone, on Jan 17, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 3 comments | 1237 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you experienced the "hidden" PAUSD's manual reconstructed by "Cardinal"?

I found this brilliant posting of "Cardinal" under the article "School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe "...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 1236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Dr. Skelly today

Anyone know what the email about protester's at Gunn Library was really about. The email was really odd and vague - raised...

Original post made by Odd Email on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by More info please, on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 1236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man pleads not guilty to smashing church windows

A San Jose man who allegedly smashed windows at three East Palo Alto churches because he wanted to use the bathroom has pleaded...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Bru, on Jan 30, 2014 at 12:01 am | 2 comments | 1236 Views

SPORTS

Mexico, New Zealand lose; the U.S. ready for Colombia

==BI Women's World Cup == Despite the best efforts of Stanford women's soccer players Teresa Noyola and Alina Garciamendez,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1236 Views

SPORTS

Fleener now a slam dunk as top-flight tight end

==B Stanford football== Some claim Stanford senior tight end Coby Fleener might be the second-fastest player on the football...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1236 Views

SPORTS

Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly named best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly took top honors at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner Saturday, June 1, receiving first-place...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by cosco, on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 1236 Views
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