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AROUND TOWN

First Person: Saying goodbye, on to the next chapter ...

Fourteen years ago this summer I was in that uncomfortable but exhilarating phase of looking for a new career. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Susan Frank, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 13 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tired of the BS, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 5 comments | 1135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest man for Redwood City bank robbery

A 24-year-old transient was arrested earlier this week for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City, police said. A similar...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has this country gone completely crazy? - 20 little children massacred

I've had enough. Enough of the NRA. Enough of politically-correct talk Enough of waiting for a "Study" (sponsored...

Original post made by MIdtown resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 11 comments | 1134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist hit by car on Middlefield Road

A motorcyclist was taken to Stanford Hospital with a serious leg injury after being hit by a car on Middlefield Road Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by stop, on Jan 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1134 Views

SPORTS

Gunn tennis pretty sure it has another title locked up

==B Tuesday's prep roundup== Jim Gorman wasn't sure and neither were his Gunn High tennis players. Thus, there was no...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford freshmen by the numbers

Nearly 1,800 freshmen and 31 transfer students will be welcomed at Stanford University Tuesday, Sept. 18. The new students...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by observing the observer, on Sep 18, 2012 at 10:35 am | 5 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Take a second for our kids

I used to love reading "My Turn" in Newsweek magazine. This was an article submitted by a reader on a topic of choice. The...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Spreng, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man charged with torching the Mountain View U-Haul center

Mountain View Police Department press release and mug shot: http://www.mountainview.gov/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=400...

Original post made by jakubik on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A San Francisco man was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning while he was walking near the Carl's Jr. fast food restaurant...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man killed in crash

A 28-year-old Palo Alto man crashed his car off Page Mill Road in Los Altos Hills and died last weekend, the Santa Clara...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by D., on Apr 14, 2013 at 2:45 am | 3 comments | 1133 Views

SPORTS

Two alums make '12 Olympic Games in men's rowing

==B Tuesday's Stanford roundup== ==I NCAA singles, doubles set to open == Stanford rowing alums David Banks ('05) and...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by chris burford, on May 23, 2012 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 1133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area News Group to lay off workers, rebrand papers

In the latest sign of economic distress in the newspaper industry, the Bay Area News Group announced Tuesday its plan to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 7 comments | 1133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youíve got a business, you didnít build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire hits Mountain View butcher shop, restaurant

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jim_H, on Jan 24, 2011 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 1133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Downtown 'parking overflow' could double/triple within four years

Overflow parking into neighborhoods flanking Palo Alto's commercial areas could double or triple within the next three or...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Do no harm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preview into school enrollment for 2011-2012

What does school enrollment for 2011-2012 look like? I know the official count on 11th day of school, but do we have some...

Original post made by Ada on Aug. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1132 Views
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