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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Concours d' Elegance auto show shifts to San Mateo

After a six-month search for a new venue, the Palo Alto Lions Club will hold its 47th annual Concours d' Elegance auto show...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:53 am | 13 comments | 1184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police arrest 27 in East Palo Alto crackdown

One week after East Palo Alto police Chief Ron Davis responded to a spike in gun violence by declaring a crime emergency...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jazzed, on May 29, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Bush visiting Palo Alto on Monday at 2pm

He's visiting Facebook headquarters as part of his book tour. 2:00-3:30pm on Monday. http://mashable.com/2010/11/28/george-w-bush-facebook/...

Original post made by George on Nov. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gordon to hold high-speed-rail meeting in Palo Alto

California's controversial and increasingly expensive high-speed-rail system will be the subject of a public hearing hosted...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Nov 9, 2011 at 10:56 am | 17 comments | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman hit by car on Stanford campus Monday

A car struck a 19-year-old woman as she was jaywalking on Campus Drive near the Mayfield Avenue intersection Monday night,...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by surprised, on Mar 25, 2012 at 6:48 pm | 20 comments | 1184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No bikes wrong way

Yesterday in Mountain View I noticed at an intersection a sign telling bikes not to go the wrong way. Let's have some in...

Original post made by Driver on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on May 6, 2011 at 9:13 am | 10 comments | 1183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this a scam?

We rec'd a "nomination" for a Nat'l Young Leaders Conference from the Congressional Youth Leadership Council (NYLC). Anyone...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Jewelry stolen from Mountain View apartment

Electronics and jewelry were stolen from an apartment in the 1800 block of Ednamary Way in Mountain View Tuesday (Dec. 14),...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Dec 16, 2010 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves smash their way into Palo Alto Foot Locker

Two men broke into the Foot Locker store in Palo Alto Tuesday, stealing $1,400 in clothing and shoes and breaking a $15,000...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sonny, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 7 comments | 1183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Recent "King Kong" Effect From Shoreline

Last Saturday, 8/28/11, and again last night, 9/2/11, Shoreline Amphitheatre featured rap extravaganzas, the first, 12 hours...

Original post made by baumgrenze on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by Complain, complain, complain, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 9 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto welcomes Eshoo's effort to boost emergency communication

Palo Alto's effort to improve communications between first responders during major emergencies could get a boost thanks to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RadioGuy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1182 Views

SPORTS

Piscotty powers Stanford past the Titans, 1-0

==BI NCAA baseball == Stephen Piscotty provided all the offense and Jordan Pries combined with Chris Reed on a two-hit...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Dahozzman, on Jun 5, 2011 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1182 Views

SPORTS

Seven local soccer teams are headed into CCS playoffs

Seven local teams, including two league champions and one co-champ, will continue their seasons next week in the Central...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by rather not say, on Feb 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 7 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto celebrates Arbor Day this weekend

A celebration of the national tree-planting holiday Arbor Day will be held at Eleanor Pardee Park Saturday (March 12). Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter, on Mar 11, 2011 at 6:20 am | 2 comments | 1182 Views

AROUND TOWN

Century-old Cowper Street oak to be saved -- for now

A 100-plus-year-old heritage oak tree at 816 Cowper St. in Palo Alto that had been slated for the chopping block may be saved,...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 3, 2011 at 5:00 am | 9 comments | 1182 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two small fires cause minor damage in Palo Alto

A suspicious grass fire behind Gunn High School and a kitchen fire in a Palo Alto home that caused minor injuries broke out...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by pot smokers, on May 31, 2011 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1181 Views

SPORTS

Atchoo runs record mile at MPSF championship

Stanford junior Michael Atchoo ran the mile in 3:57.14 to break school and meet records at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by ed gee, on Feb 24, 2013 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three juveniles arrested for theft in Palo Alto

Three boys were arrested in Palo Alto after they were seen stealing a package from a porch in the 800 block of University...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 9:16 am | 11 comments | 1181 Views
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