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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's customer escapes gun-wielding man

A man received an unwelcome holiday surprise in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics Wednesday night when two men wearing...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1032 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Social inclusion' to be theme of Dec. 3 panel

"Social inclusion" will be the topic of a panel discussion Monday, Dec. 3, sponsored by Palo Alto's Community Advisory Committee...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by spec-ed parent, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 6 comments | 1032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud boom near University Ave

Did anyone else hear it or know what it was?...

Original post made by Victor on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by heard it., on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 1032 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small fire at Tesla causes smoke damage

A fire at the Tesla Motors headquarters was quickly extinguished by the building's sprinkler system Wednesday morning (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wally'sm, on Jan 13, 2012 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man convicted of murder in police-chase death

A man who struck and killed a motorcyclist after fleeing East Palo Alto police was convicted of second-degree murder and...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Mom by Gunn, on Aug 2, 2013 at 1:32 am | 3 comments | 1031 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New interim Menlo Park fire chief appointed

As Chief Harold Schapelhouman continues to recuperate, the Menlo Park Fire Protection District Board has appointed Daniel...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Sorry to Say, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Real Life v Virtual Life

I used the self checkout at Home Depot recently. From leaving my car to choosing my goods and paying for them to the return...

Original post made by Real Person on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 29, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1030 Views

SPORTS

Pac 10 Championship- what a joke

Let me see if I can understand this. Stanford is 11-1 (lost to Oregon) in the 'Northern Division" which was won by Oregon....

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1030 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More tire slashings reported in Palo Alto

Three cars on East Meadow Drive and one at the Cubberley Community Center were found with slashed tires this week, according...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by HELLO!!, on Mar 8, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 1030 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal hits the jackpot in 19-6 victory over California

==I Tuesday's game with UOP delayed a day== Stephen Picotty, Brian Ragira and Kenny Diekroeger combined to drive in 15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

November tax measure unlikely in Palo Alto

Citing tight deadlines and insufficient outreach, Palo Alto officials are backing away from an earlier proposal to put a...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2012 at 9:30 am | 14 comments | 1030 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The 10th "Winter Spare the Air" alert of the season has been issued for Saturday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 1030 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone Hear Low Flying Jet Engines at Full Power Tonight?

Just now: Thought a crash was imminent! Lasted 30-45 seconds, very low and close. Lowest I have ever felt a Jet over...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 1030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electrical wires caught fire on Woodland

A telephone pole outside my house just has arcing wires. Fire dept. here now. I thought someone was welding or setting off...

Original post made by Wowza on Jan. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1029 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges delayed in case of infant homicide

A 17-year-old arrested in the Sunday (June 5) shooting death of a 3-month-old infant in East Palo Alto will not yet be charged...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by creolelady, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 4 comments | 1029 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bountiful, delicious gardens

A neat line of trees bursting with lemons, limes and oranges shades a stony pathway leading past a bubbling fountain and...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 22, 2012 at 9:32 pm | 2 comments | 1029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local campuses mark second 'Inclusive Schools Week'

As Palo Alto ramps up efforts to teach special-needs children in mainstream classrooms, campuses across town marked the second...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter Hays Dad, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1029 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 | 1029 Views
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