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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto schools mark Unity Day

A visit to any one of Palo Alto's 17 schools Thursday would have shown their own version of events to celebrate Unity Day,...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2014
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, 13 hours ago | 8 comments | 1243 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with a sweep

==B Summer baseball== The Palo Alto Oaks are off to a 4-0 start to the summer baseball season after sweeping a doubleheader...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Faux 'utility workers' burglarize Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers making...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 27, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 2 comments | 1243 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 | 1243 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise pollution or music to your ears?

While picking up pastries this morning at Paris Baguette I couldn't help but notice loud, piped-in (piped-out?) music filling...

Original post made by Music Lover but... on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:10 am | 4 comments | 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by turn him in, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 1242 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos police arrest two in separate burglaries

Los Altos police have arrested two men for residential burglaries in separate incidents in the past two days. Police arrested...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1242 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge orders Elarms back into custody

A man who had been accused of killing East Palo Alto activist David Lewis in 2010 was ordered back into custody Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by So-Just-How-Do-I-Calculate-Time-Served?, on Feb 26, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1242 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

J.P. Kullman

Staring down cancer is not one of the stresses normally associated with high school. But for new Palo Alto High School graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by You Know Who This Is, on Jun 27, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gas station robbed at gun point

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who robbed an ARCO gas station on San Antonio Road at gunpoint Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by surveillance photos?, on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 6 comments | 1241 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee gets prison sentence

A former Citigroup Inc. sales assistant who stole $800,000 from the financial firm's clients in Palo Alto has been sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1241 Views

SPORTS

Wall Street Journal compares Jeremy Lin to Tim Tebow

Is this a complement or an insult? http://online.wsj.com/video/meet-jeremy-lin-the-new-tim-tebow/A47CCA52-A84D-4DE1-8472-81D614385A5E.html...

Original post made by jl on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by jl, on Feb 8, 2012 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike lane under consideration where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 1241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook fires yoga teacher for look given to student using a cell phone

Facebook appears to think that the almighty cell phone is more important than paying attention in class. http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/local/facebook-yoga-instructor-fired-over-stin...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 11 comments | 1241 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo to host Saturday meeting on gun control

The topic of gun legislation, and the Senate's failure this week to pass a bill to strengthen the nation's gun laws, will...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Hook, on Jun 10, 2013 at 10:02 am | 10 comments | 1241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carina Rossner: Birth amid Chaos

On Sept. 11 we were 10 months pregnant (official due date had been the 10th) with our second child and trying to convince...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1241 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City thumbs nose at Energy Consumption

The holiday season in America has always been a balance between the good and hollow and excessive. In my mind the tree...

Original post made by Annie on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 13, 2010 at 4:27 pm | 4 comments | 1240 Views
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