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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Vehicle struck by express train in Menlo Park

A mother and daughter were transported to a hospital on Friday evening, April 13, after their Saab was struck by an express...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1133 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 | 1133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Altans prepare for massive earthquake drill

More than 8.5 million Californians will be refilling emergency kits, ducking under tables or standing in doorways as they...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by 3.9, on Oct 20, 2011 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton's Annual Canned Food Drive

Do you wonder what teenagers today are up to over the holiday season? It seems as though our culture is so worried about...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community Notebook: Gunn sophomore wins $10,000 grant to help children in Sierra Leone

Eleanor Su, a sophomore at Henry M. Gunn High School, won Amway's "Who Cares Challenge," securing a $10,000 grant for the...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed downtown 'gateway' building debated

Palo Alto officials would like to see larger developments near the city's transit stations, but they are still trying to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Not in the public interest, on Jun 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 1132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GOP 2012 field emerges

Moving this to a new thread (from: “GOP cancels 2012 Reagan Debate” http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=14769...

Original post made by Willy SM on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 13 comments | 1132 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford announces members of sexual-assault task force

Stanford University today named a group of almost 20 students, faculty and staff who will make up a task force charged with...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Dec. 18)

[http://www.smcl.org/en/node/6067 Holiday Concert: Mary McLaughlin] Celtic singer and songwriter Mary McLaughlin will perform...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 17, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1132 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Middlefield Road/California Avenue Traffic Light Malfunction?

I drive on Middlefield Road past the traffic light at California Avenue several times a day often early in the morning (4AM)....

Original post made by Driver on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another Manager for Palo Alto CSD

Why in this time of reductions and cut backs is the city adding another manager to the ranks in the Community Services Department?...

Original post made by David on Dec. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where bikes rule the road

A short video from Amsterdam where getting around on a bike is serious business. http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/where-bikes-rule-the-road And...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Feb 5, 2011 at 10:58 pm | 7 comments | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full speed ahead on the bike bridge

Check out item 8 from monday's council meeting http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=31676 "8. Approve...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Duveneck/St Francis Grandad, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on financial horizon

Strong local sales, a sizzling housing market and recent labor concessions from City Hall employees have given Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Saloon, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 pm | 16 comments | 1131 Views

SPORTS

Espinosa, Villeneuve help Brown men capture Ivy League water polo title

==B Local collegians== With Palo Alto native Toby Espinosa and Atherton resident Grant Villeneuve both contributing, the...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Edward, on Nov 2, 2011 at 11:46 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SPORTS

Lin leads Knicks again with 28 points, 14 assists

The stars came out to watch Jeremy Lin and the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden on Sunday as the home team took on...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:57 am | 7 comments | 1131 Views

SPORTS

Menlo baseball earns co-title with win over SHP

Senior righthander Freddy Avis threw a complete game, struck out seven batters and allowed one earned run to lead Menlo to...

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by Freddysworld, on May 7, 2012 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1131 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto properties rebound

Property is worth just a tad more in Palo Alto this year, up 2.4 percent over last year, according to the annual report released...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Jul 2, 2011 at 10:11 pm | 5 comments | 1130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>FOR THE MAN WHO HAS EVERYTHING ... </B>Interrupted by a female autograph-seeker, football Hall of Famer and former...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by PV Resident, on Oct 14, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views
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