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AROUND TOWN

Why do Palo Alto meter readers refuse to knock?

This incident happened at 8:47 this morning and was reported to Police. Without warning, a large male COPA meter reader...

Original post made by Real Slim K on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Real Slim K, on Sep 19, 2012 at 1:11 pm | 26 comments | 1561 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

County validates citizens' 'wider-streets' petition

A community petition to require wider streets for new developments in Palo Alto was officially validated by Santa Clara County...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by casey, on Jul 15, 2009 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1560 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud boom near University Ave

Did anyone else hear it or know what it was?...

Original post made by Victor on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by heard it., on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 1560 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls splash by Paly, end impressive streak

==B Prep swimming== When it comes to high school swimming, Palo Alto senior Jasmine Tosky has been unbeatable. Coming...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by TITANFEVER, on Apr 20, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1560 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jerry Brown Education Policy - Serious Disaster

While thousands of motivated California high school students are turned away from the University of California System, one...

Original post made by JD on Oct. 24, 2010
Last comment by JD, on Oct 25, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 5 comments | 1560 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A leaner Palo Alto Adult School marks 90 years

It's all about jobs, says Kara Rosenberg, director of the Palo Alto Adult School. As state financing dwindles and funds once...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Susan Cole, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:02 am | 5 comments | 1559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community committee to advise on new Palo Alto elementary school

A yet-to-be-appointed community advisory committee will examine two possible venues for a 13th elementary school in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 27, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 4 comments | 1559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto home invasion results in shooting

A 33-year-old East Palo Alto man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning (May 5) after two or more men carrying guns entered...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by descriptions, on May 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by the_punnisher, on May 5, 2015 at 5:26 pm | 6 comments | 1559 Views

SPORTS

M-A seniors make the most of final shot with a CCS title

Emily Dorst and MJ O'Neill were wide-eyed freshmen in 2007 when the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team captured its first-ever...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Phillis, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1559 Views

SPORTS

Local track coaches nominated for prestigious international events

Stanford's director of track and field, Edrick Floreal, and local youth track coach Joy Margerum have been nominated for...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on Feb 17, 2011 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex Atherton resident dies in Seal Beach shooting

Michele Daschbach Fast, 47, a former resident of Atherton and an elementary school student at St. Raymond Church in Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Varian hydrogen leak poses little danger to homes

A whitish-vapor hydrogen leak from a storage tank at Varian Associates this morning is dissipating quickly and posing little...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2010
Last comment by pop, on Mar 14, 2010 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1558 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police see spike in auto burglaries

A series of recent auto burglaries are being investigated by Palo Alto police, including at least three that were grand thefts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Aaron, on Sep 23, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 16 comments | 1558 Views

SPORTS

Stanford happy to still have Luck on its side

The Stanford football program somehow survived without Walter Camp, James F. Lanagan, Andrew Kerr, Pop Warner, Tiny Thornhill,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by TK94111, on Jan 7, 2011 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 1558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Unemployment rates drop in California, Bay Area

Unemployment rates fell sharply across California in September, including in the Bay Area where one county's rate fell below...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by 10% is Good?, on Oct 22, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 5 comments | 1558 Views
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