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AROUND TOWN

One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks to spruce up water-treatment plant

As Palo Alto strives to sort out the future of its financially shaky waste operation, city officials are proceeding with...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 1, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sartor tapped to stay on as public works director

After a year of new faces in top management, City Manager James Keene opted for stability and familiarity Thursday when he...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on Dec 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 9 comments | 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PCL experience

This year we have been been parents of a Palo Alto Little League PCL player. It may be just our very subjective observation,...

Original post made by PCL parent on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 11, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Halloween and Teens

It is Halloween again and a great time of year to bring neighborhoods together! Last week the Project Safety speaker, Clay...

Original post made by Nancy Brown on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hope for Parents Thanks to a 7yr old's letter to a 49er

Thanks to a 7yr-old’s letter to Kyle Williams! By Samantha Woo I hope I will be part of a ripple effect of better parenting....

Original post made by Samantha Woo on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man kidnaps ex-girlfriend in Mountain View

A Sunnyvale woman was kidnapped by her ex-boyfriend outside of a Mountain View restaurant Friday (April 22). The man allegedly...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2011
Last comment by TRex, on Apr 26, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 10 comments | 1154 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former coach is suspect in Menlo thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by mug shot, on Dec 22, 2011 at 11:46 am | 4 comments | 1154 Views

SPORTS

SHP rallies to upend rival Menlo in PAL Bay Division baseball

Sacred Heart junior Cole March gunned down the tying run at home plate in the seventh inning to secure the Gators' 9-8 PAL...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2014
Last comment by Chris Parker, on Apr 25, 2014 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family hosts lemonade stand for cancer research

On Saturday, 9-year-old Jacob Goebers and his family will be hosting a lemonade stand. But this is no ordinary stand. Goebers...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Paul, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open-space district surpasses 60,000 acres

A 270-acre farm near Half Moon Bay will bump the amount of preserved open space managed by the Midpeninsula Regional Open...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 21 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden tips for January

I am amazed by what takes place in gardens when looked at closely. Getting to know the plants I am growing, where they originated,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theater review: Steinbeck shines on stage

No one familiar with Robert Kelley's vast and impressive body of work as TheatreWorks' founder and artistic director should...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Have Wall Signs gone too far?

Driving around Palo Alto, there are cases of huge wall signs that look like they violate the city's sign ordinance. The...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Get over it, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto senior-housing complex eyes expansion

Palo Alto Commons, a housing complex for senior citizens on El Camino Way, would get 44 new housing units as well as a new...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 7, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 8 comments | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Google CEO's 'green' house has neighbors seeing red

Interesting article re Larry Page's new home and the surrounding properties he owns. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_18171501?nclick_check=1 Also...

Original post made by Bob on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by whiners, on May 31, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 3 comments | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Critics of high-speed rail prepare for next chapter

California's contentious drive to build a high-speed-rail system between San Francisco and Los Angeles sped ahead last week,...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by NONIMBYS, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 13 comments | 1153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood hires new superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district will become the new superintendent of East Palo Alto's Ravenswood...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bryan, on Jun 9, 2013 at 11:27 am | 6 comments | 1153 Views
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