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AROUND TOWN

Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 1016 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls run to PAL cross-country title

==B Weekend prep roundup== Youth didn't translate into inexperience for the Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country as five...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park names Robert Jonsen new police chief

Robert Jonsen, a 26-year veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, has been named the new police chief of Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 1016 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

FWD.us lobby group includes Zuckerberg, Schmidt, Musk

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, writing in an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal Thursday, announced the launch of a political...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon, on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 16 comments | 1016 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Park redesign delayed by concerns over dogs, historic building

When Palo Alto broke ground in October 2011 on construction of an underground reservoir at El Camino Park, the goal was to...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Return it to Menlo Park, on Apr 30, 2013 at 5:17 pm | 10 comments | 1016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Boyfriend pleads 'not guilty' in Newell homicide

A man accused of killing his girlfriend in her East Palo Alto apartment changed his plea to not guilty, according to the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by R, on Sep 27, 2013 at 4:26 pm | 7 comments | 1016 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Errant dog sparks death threat, arrest

Police were forced to intervene Saturday (July 23) when a 68-year-old Palo Alto woman threatened to kill her neighbor with...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by edjee09, on Jul 26, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 8 comments | 1015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Woman Bites Two Children

Bizarre and frightening: http://www.cnn.com/2012/01/13/justice/california-woman-bites-kids/?hpt=ju_c2 It'll be interesting...

Original post made by Aquamarine on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Jan 13, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 4 comments | 1015 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View woman surprises burglar

East Palo Alto police arrested a man and two teenage boys suspected of burglarizing a Mountain View home on March 30. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by R, on Apr 5, 2012 at 5:38 pm | 11 comments | 1015 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Second fire burns near Paly in six weeks

A Monday evening fire near Palo Alto High School burned in an area where the school district stores its buses. It was the...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Jeff, on Jul 12, 2012 at 5:58 am | 5 comments | 1015 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1015 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Carbon monoxide detectors

I just became aware through an article in the San Jose Mercury that all homeowners in California must have carbon monoxide...

Original post made by Maria on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by old news, on Jun 22, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Labor Fights Back - San Francisco's LaborFest

For eighteen years, Labor Fest, an annual labor cultural arts festival, has commemorated the 1934 General Strike. This year’s...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 29, 2011 at 2:06 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green-dye spill prompts hazmat response

About 1,500 gallons of bright green dye used to find pipe clogs spilled into a Palo Alto storm drain, triggering a hazardous-materials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by jody, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:11 pm | 3 comments | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1014 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breast Cancer Connections gets $12,000 boost

Nate Heydorff, a firefighter and paramedic for the Palo Alto Fire Department, hands Karen Nelson, executive director of Breast...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 13, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

On Deadline: When 'bullying' harassment in a Palo Alto school became a federal civil-rights case

Since "bullying" recently became a federal case in Palo Alto schools, with a scorching indictment under a "denial of civil...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Mom of a victim, on Mar 23, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1014 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 1013 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhoods roll out their agendas for 2012

Palo Alto's neighborhood leaders say they plan to address a variety of issues in 2012. But cars in neighborhoods, whether...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Just don't get it..., on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 1013 Views
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