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AROUND TOWN

Gang violence topic of conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by An East Palo Alto Resident, on Dec 13, 2011 at 11:16 am | 10 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters save Maddux Drive home from blaze

A smoky fire was quickly doused by Palo Alto firefighters this morning after a garage erupted in a blaze in the 3100 block...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by F. Evans., on Jul 15, 2011 at 7:09 am | 22 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ripples of Sept. 11

Ten years ago, the Midpeninsula was jolted awake on a Tuesday by urgent phone calls and televised images no one could soon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by profile kilt, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 27 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhoods roll out their agendas for 2012

Palo Alto's neighborhood leaders say they plan to address a variety of issues in 2012. But cars in neighborhoods, whether...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by Just don't get it..., on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:08 am | 6 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark-ing their territory

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and 160 fellow Facebook employees ran a half marathon through Palo Alto and Menlo Park for charity...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Jul 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm | 8 comments | 1135 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What is the definition of a park?

Is a park a large green area where we can walk, hike, play sports, picnic, children play? Or is it a tiny green area with...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2014 at 9:40 am | 8 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1134 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 1134 Views

SPORTS

Burdette wins second pro tennis tournament title

Stanford senior Mallory Burdette won more than just her second tournament title on the pro circuit Sunday. She also won...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by ellen konar, on Aug 6, 2012 at 9:49 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tomorrow's events (July 24)

[http://events.stanford.edu/events/330/33077/ Talk: Abbas Milani] Abbas Milani, director of the Iranian-studies program...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 4, 2012 at 11:36 pm | 4 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shots fired at car that crashed on 101

A car that crashed on southbound U.S. 101 in San Mateo County on Sunday afternoon was shot at by another vehicle, injuring...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 2, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto takes a break while four local teams battle in first-round matches

==B NorCal volleyball== Five local girls' volleyball teams all have something to shoot for as the 2011 Northern California...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Nov 27, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1133 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park convenience store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by RL, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1133 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain kicks off track-vigilance campaign

After numerous suicides and train-pedestrian accidents, Caltrain is kicking off a year-long campaign to enlist passengers...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2013
Last comment by Boing!, on Jan 15, 2013 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guy Consolmagno lecture canceled

A talk slated to take place tonight (Feb. 4, 2011) featuring Vatican astronomer Brother Guy Consolmagno, Ph.D., has been...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Do we?, on Feb 4, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 4 comments | 1133 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A focus on data, and minding the gap

The new campus of Rocketship Discovery Prep wasn't much more than a vacant lot near U.S. Highway 101 and McKee Road in San...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by Stephen F. Deutsch MD, on Mar 25, 2012 at 2:48 am | 1 comment | 1132 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident at Palo Alto Baylands this morning?

Does anyone know what was happening at the Palo Alto baylands this morning around 9am, near to the nature center? There...

Original post made by Dog walker on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Dog walker, on Nov 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views
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