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AROUND TOWN

Los Altos rallies mark Roe v. Wade anniversary

Hundreds of people with divergent views on abortion are taking to the streets of Los Altos today for a pro-life walk and...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Been there, on Jan 25, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 11 comments | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 1319 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 | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Apologize

Hi folks, While growing up in Palo Alto, I met a new classmate in 7th grade at Wilbur (1969?). I admired him from the...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1319 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Judge finds Elarms incompetent to stand trial

A judge today found Gregory Elarms, the man accused of murdering East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in the parking...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by G TOWN, on Jul 8, 2011 at 12:46 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Toyota Prius driving down the Caltrain tracks last night

The Mercury-News said someone tried to drive a Toyota Prius down the Caltrain train tracks near Meadow Drive last night....

Original post made by pious on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Davey-o, on Nov 3, 2011 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 1318 Views

SPORTS

Stanford loses MPSF volleyball playoff opener

The Stanford men's volleyball team was outlasted by Long Beach State, 26-24, 25-27, 25-23, 19-25, 15-13, in the first round...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by LB ALUM, on Apr 25, 2011 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident closes southbound Foothill Expressway

A single-vehicle car-into-tree accident along Foothill Expressway just south of Page Mill Road in Palo Alto has caused the...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Golden opportunity to acquire downtown post office

Palo Alto residents have been picking up their mail and buying stamps at the downtown post office since 1932, but change...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Feb 25, 2012 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds and Ends

Quote of the year Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18207 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 30, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail wins legal battle

An effort by Peninsula cities to stop California's high-speed-rail project came to a screeching halt this week when a Sacramento...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:18 pm | 15 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone else watch Cosmos on Fox TV?

Anyone else watch that Cosmos TV show on Fox TV? How did this communist propaganda wind up on Fox? Did they lose a lawsuit...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 15 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested after mistaking a roof for a train

A man who was arrested for prowling on Sunday, Feb. 19, told Palo Alto police he did not know how he had gotten on a resident's...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Feb 26, 2012 at 11:20 am | 25 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

are Stanford fans real fans?

Typically, the major college football bowl game committees hate Stanford because Stanford's fans are not real fans. Sure,...

Original post made by Stanford fan on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by embarrassed by the cheerleader, on Nov 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Top national finishes by several local volleyball clubs

Locals helped the Vision Gold 18-1 women's volleyball team finished third overall in the Open Division of the USAV Girls'...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2012
Last comment by NCVA, on Jul 8, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1317 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 | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paperwork! There oughta be a law...

You know how the banks finally got fed up and made us all sign the check on one side in one direction so they could automatically...

Original post made by fed up on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2011 at 2:06 am | 3 comments | 1317 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Civil War redux

"Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of the Midtown neighborhood, on Apr 15, 2011 at 2:30 am Walter_E_Wallis is a member...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Svatoid, on Apr 17, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 8 comments | 1317 Views
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