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AROUND TOWN

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 1587 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 1587 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1586 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 | 1586 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1586 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 | 1586 Views

SPORTS

Another setback for Stanford's Andy Brown

Senior forward Andy Brown will miss yet another basketball season due to an ACL tear; this time in his right knee. Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Gary Ruppel, on Jul 25, 2013 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook hiring 500 people

According to the Mercury-News, Facebook wants to hire 500 people "this year". Not sure if they mean the 2009 calendar year...

Original post made by Sarah on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Too bright!

The new steet lamps on Parkinson are too bright! Thought I was in a scene from Close Encounters last night when the bright...

Original post made by Parkinson Resident on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by private property, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 8 comments | 1586 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project draws opposition

A proposal to build a four-story apartment complex for low-income families at the site of the former Ole's auto-repair shop...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Nov 9, 2009 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire districts revving up cross-border aid

When a wildfire ignited grasslands in Pearson Arastradero Preserve on Wednesday afternoon, the various city and county fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jake, on Aug 14, 2012 at 7:16 pm | 9 comments | 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Massive Sierra wildfire could affect Palo Alto water source

The Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, which provides Palo Alto with its water, could be affected by the huge wildfire burning near...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2013 at 10:57 pm | 15 comments | 1585 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Electronics, jewelry taken in four burglaries

Electronics and jewelry were taken in four residential burglaries during daylight hours in Palo Alto Tuesday (Jan. 24), Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1585 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wins 18th straight Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

==B Stanford roundup== ==I Cardinal alum earns Olympic berth== The College World Series has yet to be completed, but...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2012
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 15, 2012 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 1585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hunger crisis hits local counties, survey shows

One in four people are at risk for hunger in Santa Clara and San Mateo counties, according to a report to be released by...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by random thoughts, on Feb 11, 2010 at 5:23 am | 7 comments | 1585 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veronica Tincher

The eclectic decor of Veronica Tincher's retirement residence in Palo Alto reflects the diversity of her life experiences...

Original post made on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Dick Lundh, on Nov 16, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 2 comments | 1585 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto gets $244,649 grant for Cooley Landing Park

A long-desired park at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto received a boost Tuesday (Feb. 15) after the East Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve Kennedy, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 1585 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Election count not final but outcome remains firm

About 14,100 out of 36,100 of Palo Alto's eligible voters, or 39 percent, took part in the election, according to figures...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
Last comment by danny the homeless guy, on Nov 7, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1584 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Leader cities

http://enr.construction.com/yb/enr/article.aspx?story_id=143599360 Another forward looking city pays the price of pioneering. I...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Apr 14, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 1584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car hits, flips ambulance on El Camino in Palo Alto

Five people were taken to the hospital after a Toyota sedan collided with an ambulance at Oregon Expressway and El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 27, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1584 Views
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