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AROUND TOWN

Wave of 'beautification' projects heads downtown

Palo Alto's busiest downtown thoroughfare will undergo a series of touchups in the coming months, though in some cases the...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 31, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 4 comments | 1343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former SLAC director Persis Drell to head Stanford School of Engineering

Persis Drell, former director of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will be Stanford University's first female dean...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dennis, on Jun 4, 2014 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1343 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Youth re-sentenced to 16 years for 2008 shooting

An East Palo Alto youth who received a 20-year state prison sentence for a 2008 shooting will receive a 4-year reduction...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by A neighbor who cares..., on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 7 comments | 1342 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off purse snatcher downtown

A woman walking near downtown early Sunday morning thwarted a robbery attempt and was able to keep her purse despite her...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 10 comments | 1342 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HMO

Ted Kennedy was the sponsor of the 1973 HMO Act. HMOs did exist prior to 1973, so Kennedy didn't "create" them. What...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Dec 6, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1342 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is PTSD?

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will be exposed to a traumatic event in their lifetime, and an estimated 20 percent of those...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online Silent Auction to Benefit Peninsula Family Service's Education Initiatives

Peninsula Family Service Hillsborough Auxiliary members Susie Huetteman, Crickette Brown Glad and Patti Rosenthal are co-chairing...

Original post made by angelita8 on Feb. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-wage workers to Obama: Please 'friend' us too

As President Barack Obama traveled to Facebook headquarters today, about 100 low-income people and their supporters gathered...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

June's primary is a whole new ballgame

When voters go to the polls June 5, they'll be voting in a primary election unlike any in recent history. ==B Related stories:== •...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on May 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Five-car pile-up in underpass stalls Oregon

Five vehicles were involved in an apparent rear-end chain-reaction crash Wednesday afternoon, resulting in traffic backups...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 14, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 8 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Spare the Air' alert issued for Thursday

Weather predictions for Thursday in the Bay Area have prompted air-quality officials today to issue the third Winter Spare...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kumar, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:30 pm | 2 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rise in assaults and accidents?

It seems like every few days now there's a report on this site of someone being assaulted or hit by a car (or bus) in Palo...

Original post made by Wondering on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by mv, on Jan 10, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Lucky' break in potentially deadly East Palo Alto fire

An East Palo Alto apartment complex that has posed a potentially deadly hazard caught fire on Thursday (April 28) evening,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2011
Last comment by 101 passerby, on Apr 28, 2011 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1341 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers capture high-point honors

==B Pacific Masters Championships== Three swimmers with local connections swam away with high-point honors in their respective...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Swimming is Life, on Jul 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

F29- Shut Down the Corporations National Day of Action

On January 1, 2012, Occupy Portland put forward a bold call to action to shut down corporations on leap day, Wednesday, February...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Feb 25, 2012 at 11:15 am | 22 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Space shuttle in Bay Area skies on Sunday

The International Space Station and space shuttle Endeavour will be over the Bay Area early Sunday morning and could be visible...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by qq, on May 27, 2011 at 10:19 pm | 3 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

Doctor linked to student's suicide denied conviction reduction

A Colorado physician who was convicted of illegally supplying prescription drugs that led to a depressed Stanford University...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by fault, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:06 am | 3 comments | 1341 Views

AROUND TOWN

how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1341 Views
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