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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bomb squad destroys bag at train station

A suspicious shopping bag found at the University Avenue Caltrain station was destroyed by the county bomb squad on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Rolex?, on Aug 18, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 1292 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed robbery, sexual assault occurs at Palo Alto hotel

A man with a knife robbed a woman and then sexually assaulted her during an arranged meeting at a room in the Glass Slipper...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 15, 2013 at 3:35 am | 15 comments | 1292 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks clinch top seed for playoffs

==B Semipro baseball== ==I Menlo Park Legends finish second in tourney== The Palo Alto Oaks enjoyed their finest semipro...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

SPORTS

SHP can't hold on to its perfect season

==B Friday's prep football== Sacred Heart Prep junior quarterback Jack Larson took one final lunge toward the end zone...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by SHP Parent, on Oct 8, 2011 at 10:08 am | 1 comment | 1292 Views

SPORTS

Where would be a good place for soccer team end of season party

We are heading to a restaurant for end of season celebration... but have not decided on a restaurant to go to... We...

Original post made by soccer mom on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by SoccerDad, on Nov 16, 2011 at 10:07 am | 7 comments | 1292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1292 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in July linked to four home burglaries in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police say they have solved at least four more home burglaries since arresting a suspect in July. On July 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Two cents, on Sep 10, 2011 at 12:29 am | 21 comments | 1291 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab burglary suspects in Duveneck neighborhood

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:56 am | 30 comments | 1291 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto rolls out home-energy rankings

The Home Energy Report, a new service from City of Palo Alto Utilities, ranks residents' home-energy usage against their...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ken Lutich, on Dec 18, 2010 at 1:46 pm | 4 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: A long, often bumpy road to a new Stanford medical complex

Monday night's approval of the massive rebuilding of the Stanford Hospital/Medical Center complex concludes the first chapter...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 15, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 9 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Big Game spirit will renew Stanford's energy

If there's one game that can quickly re-awaken a Stanford football player's competitive spirit, it's the Big Game. It's officially...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Nov 15, 2011 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1290 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Truth Time: Palo Alto Rezone of Buena Vista Mobile Park Eliminates More than 90 Low-Income Housing Units

Please ponder this question with intellectual honesty: How can Palo Alto Vote eliminate more than 90 low-income housing...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Sep 8, 2013 at 12:33 pm | 20 comments | 1290 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to discuss state of education Saturday

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian struck and killed on U.S. 101

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 101 in Palo Alto this morning.The California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Get help, on Jun 10, 2011 at 5:16 am | 9 comments | 1290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hit with surge of bicycle thefts

Bike thieves have been hitting Palo Alto neighborhoods in earnest, with 15 thefts reported in about the last 30 days, Palo...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by University, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 am | 8 comments | 1290 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist hit by car on Middlefield Road

A motorcyclist was taken to Stanford Hospital with a serious leg injury after being hit by a car on Middlefield Road Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by stop, on Jan 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How rail travel can work

Just returned from a trip to Europe where I used multi systems of public transport. I found it fast, clean, efficient and...

Original post made by European Traveler on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jul 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 1290 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike Safety

It seems that we are reading about bike collisions in the Palo Alto area on a weekly basis. Bicycle riding has increased...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by OPar, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:50 pm | 23 comments | 1290 Views
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