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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police arrest man for Redwood City bank robbery

A 24-year-old transient was arrested earlier this week for allegedly robbing a bank in Redwood City, police said. A similar...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 1442 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 | 1442 Views

SPORTS

Local girls on US Lacrosse All-American team

Menlo School juniors Michaela Michael and Ali Kim have been named to the Girls High School All-American first team by the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sherry, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 1442 Views

SPORTS

Local golfer advances in junior girls' state competition

==B Of local note== Menlo-Atherton student Xin Fang of Menlo Park reached the semifinals in the championship flight of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Clark kelley, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys make some history by not letting history repeat

==BI CCS water polo== The Sacred Heart Prep senior class had history on its mind heading into the Central Coast Section...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2014
Last comment by Nor Cal Polo, on Nov 23, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 1442 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big run of property crimes in Menlo Park

Thieves got away with almost $53,000 in stolen goods in some 19 property crimes in Atherton and Menlo Park over the week...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Mar 2, 2010 at 7:59 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is bankruptcy looming for Borders?

Retail bookseller Borders Group, Inc., has announced that it plans to undergo a major restructuring that will close many...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Enough!, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 15 comments | 1442 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton teacher on paid leave after student calls 911 - could that happen in Palo Alto?

Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned by Palo Alto Weekly as many other neighboring stories are reported. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8426 With...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Good for the Kid, on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homework done a day before due

How can our president's 13 and ten year old kids have their homework completed a day before it's due? Our ten year old gets...

Original post made by Not Possible on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 10, 2011 at 9:25 pm | 13 comments | 1441 Views

SPORTS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Foster, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:46 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More flights canceled due to plane malfunction

Fifteen more flights in and out of San Francisco were canceled Sunday after a hole tore open in a Southwest Airlines plane...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by well-run airline, on Apr 5, 2011 at 10:03 am | 3 comments | 1441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Where science fiction meets reality

An ardent belief that technology can solve the world's greatest problems defines the 80 students of Singularity University,...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by standing, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot murder trial to focus on domestic violence

In the weeks and months before firefighters found Jennifer Schipsi's body in a burnt cottage on Palo Alto's Addison Avenue,...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foothills Park at 48

On a warm Sunday morning early last fall, 24-year-old Katie Williams rode her bike from her East Palo Alto home up Page Mill...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Jul 15, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 1441 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

You want Fiber-to-the-Home?

Disappointed that Google didn't choose Palo Alto for their Fiber trial? Sonic.net is currently wiring up Sebastopol to...

Original post made by Peanut Gallery on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 15, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Earthquake shakes San Jose Friday

A 4.1 magnitude earthquake struck south San Jose at 04:10 p.m. today (Jan. 7), the U.S. Geological Survey has reported. It...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by nothing in midtown, on Jan 7, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1440 Views
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