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AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1265 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 | 1265 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Proposed downtown 'gateway' building debated

Palo Alto officials would like to see larger developments near the city's transit stations, but they are still trying to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Not in the public interest, on Jun 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 1264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full speed ahead on the bike bridge

Check out item 8 from monday's council meeting http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=31676 "8. Approve...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Duveneck/St Francis Grandad, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 1264 Views

SPORTS

Stanford volleyball players earn All-American honors

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Piscotty a preseason All-American== Stanford sophomores Rachel Williams and Carly Wopat were...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Dec 15, 2011 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Atherton employees may strike over layoff plan

Members of a union representing 16 Atherton employees authorized a strike yesterday (July 5) after town negotiators, union...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Ernesto, on Jul 10, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 14 comments | 1264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lasers pointed at planes, coming from Palo Alto?

http://www.ktvu.com/news/news/fbi-investigates-laser-interference-two-sfo-flight/nPnzJ/ It seems that this is causing...

Original post made by Resident on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 8, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 6 comments | 1264 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1264 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 | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1264 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate thefts at future Facebook HQ

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters of...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 1, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 1263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small fire at Tesla causes smoke damage

A fire at the Tesla Motors headquarters was quickly extinguished by the building's sprinkler system Wednesday morning (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Wally'sm, on Jan 13, 2012 at 11:10 am | 5 comments | 1263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by MADD, on Mar 17, 2012 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1263 Views

SPORTS

Menlo takes WBAL honors into CCS Division III semis

Avis, Bruml are the co-MVPs A lot has happened since the Menlo School and Carmel baseball teams met for the first time...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by yungG, on May 29, 2011 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 1263 Views

SPORTS

National championships get under way at Stanford next week

USA Swimming While the top swimmers in the world are competing this week at the FINA World Championships in Shanghai,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 28, 2011 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rick Santorum SUPPORTS income inequality - Finally, someone who understands economic and personal freedom.

When Santorum went out of his way to actually support income inequality, it was like a waterfall in desert. Finally, we have...

Original post made by Gary on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Feb 17, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 9 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Hovers over PA for an Hour

Does anyone know why a helicopter would hover over Palo Alto between 4:30 and 5:30 pm on Tuesday October 10 ? The noise...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
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