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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain delays due to train hitting abandoned car

A car abandoned on the Caltrain tracks in Sunnyvale was hit by a northbound commuter train at 5 a.m. today, causing "significant...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Victor Shin, on Feb 26, 2010 at 11:23 am | 12 comments | 1415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1415 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 | 1414 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized Thursday (Feb. 4), the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by onlyin america, on Feb 8, 2010 at 6:21 pm | 13 comments | 1414 Views

SPORTS

Stanford happy to still have Luck on its side

The Stanford football program somehow survived without Walter Camp, James F. Lanagan, Andrew Kerr, Pop Warner, Tiny Thornhill,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by TK94111, on Jan 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1414 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sunset calls Palo Alto #6 City of the Future

I post this somewhat tongue in cheek. http://www.sunset.com/travel/most-innovative-cities-00400000064623/page7.html Do...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by right..., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:56 pm | 3 comments | 1413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Paly championship game broadcast tonight

Newspapers are reporting that the game will be on CNSCA. That channel is blacked out on DISH due to some dispute. BUT DISH...

Original post made by Bob Carlstead on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by update, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friend doubted Schipsi wrote him a message

Jaber Al Suwaidi had known Bulos "Paul" Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi for more than two years and over that time he had exchanged...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1413 Views

SPORTS

Crunch time becomes prime time for Stanford

==BI NCAA women's basketball== Jeanette Pohlen was 3-of-4 from the foul line in the final 16 seconds and Stanford scored...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook Inc. of Menlo Park filed for an initial public offering of $5 billion Wednesday, according to the SEC. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1413 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Fire district gets green light to buy a drone

A hand-held aerial drone, probably one with four helicopter blades, will likely take up residence soon in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2014
Last comment by Firemedic, on Oct 25, 2014 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 1413 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The most dangerous intersections in Palo Alto

Town and Country shopping center entrances on both Embarcadero and El Camino. Someone will be seriously injured at one or...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 1412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans to transform California Avenue win praise

Palo Alto's quest to transform California Avenue into the city's "second downtown" got off to a rough start in 2011, when...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg H, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 34 comments | 1412 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 | 1412 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Bid to Boost Tourism Falls Short

From the Wall Street Journal PALO ALTOŚCity leaders in this enclave, which Stanford University and many Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

live artillery shell found near Palo Alto Hills Golf Club

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16706980 The bomb squad says there are probably more...

Original post made by kaboom on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Shell shocked, on Nov 24, 2010 at 10:16 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

George W. Bush talks up new memoir at Facebook

George W. Bush defended his legacy, discussed the rise of China, gave props to Bono and urged the audience to buy his new...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by maguro_01, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:04 am | 7 comments | 1411 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunmen rob Palo Alto convenience store

Two masked gunmen robbed a convenience store in south Palo Alto Thursday evening, prompting a police manhunt. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:33 am | 17 comments | 1411 Views
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