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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1448 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Reflecting on Foundation for Global Community

Shutting down after 60 years of operation, the Foundation for Global Community, a local educational and fundraising nonprofit,...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Kate, on Oct 15, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 5 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park residents fight to save old oak tree

Residents of North Fair Oaks will be out in force Monday morning (May 16) to prevent the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Resident on 15th Avenue, on May 17, 2011 at 6:37 am | 5 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fight leads to stabbing in East Palo Alto

A 17-year-old boy was arrested in connection with a stabbing that seriously injured an unidentified man in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by mari , on Sep 14, 2012 at 8:24 am | 3 comments | 1448 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Whither the recycling center?

While the primary focus of Tuesday night's meeting of the City Council Finance Committee was how to address a $3.7 million...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by single bin user, on Jul 11, 2011 at 6:13 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens catch alleged purse snatcher

A Menlo Park teenager was chased down and held for police by two 17-year-old Good Samaritans after he allegedly snatched...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 6, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 12 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Skov declared out for the season

In a major blow to No. 5 Stanford's bid for a Pac-12 football title and national championship, the school announced that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 20, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College wrestling pioneer Lee Allen passes away

Two-time Olympian Lee Allen, a pioneer of the Menlo College women's wrestling program and head coach for nearly a decade,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Ali Nazari, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 1447 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al Gore at Stanford: 'Democracy has been hacked'

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday at Stanford University that America's democratic system has been "hacked" and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oliver Barrett IV, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 am | 10 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Media Center to broadcast Jim Burch Tribute series

The Midpeninsula Community Media Center will honor former Palo Alto Mayor Jim Burch, who was a longtime supporter of the...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by All bow, on Dec 17, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooting in East Palo Alto leaves one dead

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto late Wednesday night, police said. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=25667&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Chris Rock, on Jun 8, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 1447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1447 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Cal Train horns increasing in frequency; response to volume criticism?

My Lord, it's like the train engineer blows the horn every three seconds, over and over. In the morning commute (7:30-9:30)...

Original post made by Midtown Male on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 18, 2009 at 1:37 pm | 3 comments | 1446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Father pleads 'not guilty' in crash that killed daughters

The San Bruno father who crashed his SUV last November, killing two of his daughters, pleaded not guilty in Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Alphonso, on Sep 8, 2013 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Possible change to crossing guard service.

We just received a call from Lieutenant Ron Watson, PAPD who called to inform us about a change that is being considered...

Original post made by TSR on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Oct 6, 2011 at 9:11 am | 1 comment | 1446 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 | 1446 Views

SPORTS

The long journey ends with a national title

The second time around had to feel even sweeter for Stanford women's water polo coach John Tanner. After all, it's been a...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Grace, on May 17, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 1446 Views

SPORTS

Gunn's Mahoney wins national leadership grant

Gunn High sophomore basketball standout Meghan Mahoney has won a National Athleadership Grant sponsored by NCSA Athletic...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Coach Mom, on Apr 5, 2013 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License-plate readers to help fight crime in EPA

East Palo Alto police will soon have two vehicle license-plate readers to cut down on stolen vehicles and find wanted criminals,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by NotDrivingNow, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1446 Views
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