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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Alma Plaza is coming -- but not quite yet

Alma Plaza finally received the city's approval Monday night, but it will likely be years before area residents see any major...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:37 pm | 5 comments | 2328 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Notebook: Nonprofits to host 'Celebrating Positive Cultural Identity' youth event

A coalition of local nonprofits, lead by the Palo Alto Family YMCA, are teaming up to host a free community festival this...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by jerry99, on Nov 6, 2014 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2328 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb threat made to Facebook

Facebook received a bomb threat at its Palo Alto headquarters at 1601 California Ave. on Monday, according to police and...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by smoky Joe, on Jan 4, 2010 at 9:06 pm | 7 comments | 2328 Views

SPORTS

Sharapova sharp in Bank of West victory

Over the span of one hour, 62nd-ranked Maria Sharapova reaffirmed herself as one of the top players in beating 10th-ranked...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Huh?, on Jul 30, 2009 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2328 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands celebrate Obama victory

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Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Anne, on Nov 9, 2008 at 2:00 pm | 16 comments | 2328 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto OKs compost-technology task force

Palo Alto leaders remain as split as ever over the city's composting options, but they agreed Monday night to create a new...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Marvin, on Jan 14, 2009 at 8:49 am | 6 comments | 2327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest alleged gang member after search

Menlo Park police arrested a 28-year-old suspected gang member Thursday morning after serving a search warrant and finding...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by GET OUTTA HERE!, on Mar 29, 2010 at 4:44 pm | 10 comments | 2327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford has record number of applicants

Stanford University has offered admission to 2,300 high school students from around the world -- just 7.2 percent of those...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2010
Last comment by hey, danny, on Jun 7, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

? going on by RR tracks at Charleston today about 5pm

I passed the intersection of Alma and Charleston and there were 5 police vehicles present and about 5 boys that had bicycles...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Oct. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2327 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to buy bikes for school?

My eldest needs a bicycle to ride to school. All the bike shops have bikes that start at $300 and have gears, seemingly fancier...

Original post made by Mom on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on May 4, 2010 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 2327 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

3-year-old East Palo Alto girl is safe back home

A 3-year-old girl is safe with her mother after allegedly being abducted by her father from her East Palo Alto home late...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Sylvia, on May 25, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 2327 Views

SPORTS

Stanford has four players named to college soccer's Hermann Trophy Watch List

Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola, a sophomore midfielder at Stanford, Castilleja grad Lindsay Taylor, a sophomore forward, and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Big time Stanford fan, on Aug 12, 2009 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 2327 Views

SPORTS

49ers need a new coach and quaterback

The San Francisco 49ers are in the market for a new coach and a new quarterback. Stanford ticket sales say that their fans...

Original post made by niner fan on Dec. 27, 2010
Last comment by nichole, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2327 Views

SPORTS

One of the world's best, Hampton could have been a Cardinal

==B Bank of the West Classic == Jamie Hampton could have been Nicole Gibb's teammate for a couple of years at Stanford...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2013
Last comment by Tennis Fan, on Jul 27, 2013 at 2:18 pm | 3 comments | 2327 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Train kills pedestrian in Redwood City

A train fatally struck a male pedestrian in Redwood City Wednesday night, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Cecelia M. Horn, on Jul 10, 2009 at 11:48 am | 8 comments | 2327 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>CLOUDY VISION? ... <CharStyle>Palo Alto's planning commissioners have been brainstorming for months to come up with...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2010
Last comment by Watched it on TV, on Nov 13, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 2 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple charged in EPA killing strikes plea deal

A young couple charged in connection with the fatal shooting of a 37-year-old man on Christmas Day 2007 in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Oct 29, 2009 at 9:49 am | 3 comments | 2326 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Chen pleads not guilty in Palo Alto cleaver attack

A restaurant worker who attacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver at a California Avenue restaurant pleaded "not guilty"...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by rydo, on Apr 7, 2010 at 3:34 pm | 3 comments | 2326 Views

SPORTS

NorCal survivors take their best shots in the second round

Four local high school basketball teams will take the floor on Thursday night in the second round of the CIF Northern California...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by E.A. N, on Mar 11, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Never say it can't get any worse...

From Reason Magazine: Posted on July 2, 2010, 6:00AM In Newcastle-under-Lyme, England, the local council has introduced...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by geez, on Jul 6, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views
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