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AROUND TOWN

Learning how to save lives

Kim Roderick, EMS Chief for the Palo Alto Fire Department, helps Drew Reeder and other HP employees learn how to properly...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by smartinson, on Sep 27, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

San Francisquito Creek project close to securing state funds

An ambitious effort by Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park to calm the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek could get...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by how many houses?, on Oct 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 3 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man, 30, shot and killed Sunday

An East Palo Alto man was found shot dead Sunday afternoon, several hours after shots were heard in the area, according to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 26, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 9 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

American women pile up the points in University Games

Stanford senior Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 14 points, one of six players in double figures, as the U.S. women's basketball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by sport, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls' volleyball team honored one final time

The greatest two-year period in Palo Alto girls' volleyball history came to an official end in the most appropriate way on...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by The Kershner Family, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Thacher wins ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award

Stanford senior tennis standout Ryan Thacher has been named winner of the 2012 Men's ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on May 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1192 Views

SPORTS

Gunn grad Acker looks to help Cal women win NCAA swim title

It was only a year ago that Rachael Acker was the proverbial big fish while swimming for Gunn High and helping the girls...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Mar 27, 2013 at 11:47 am | 4 comments | 1192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Remove the troops

Barack Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize in a stunning decision that honored the first-year U.S. president more for promise...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on May. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1192 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hammer-wielding man sought by Palo Alto police

Palo Alto police are looking for a hammer-wielding man who allegedly followed a woman to Palo Alto after a domestic dispute...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by punishment, on Aug 19, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 3 comments | 1191 Views

SPORTS

Big comeback lifts Castilleja to division hoops title

Junior Lauren Rantz buried a three-pointer with three seconds left to give Castilleja a 48-45 victory over Mercy-Burlingame,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by JP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 6:38 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two injured in crash near Foothill Expressway

Two people were injured Friday morning (July 1) when a truck and a van collided off Foothill Expressway in Palo Alto, forcing...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by red light, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Caltrain has escaped cuts for now, but what's next?

The final piece of funding to secure at least one year of no-cuts to Caltrain's operating schedule was approved last month....

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hinda Sack, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto sees good news on revenue front

Rising revenues and savings in a new firefighter contract have brought Palo Alto a rare bit of good news on the financial...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by george, on Oct 21, 2011 at 4:20 pm | 7 comments | 1189 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos woman calls con man's bluff

A Los Altos woman wants her peers in Palo Alto and elsewhere to be wary of anyone calling and claiming to be from the Social...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Aug 29, 2012 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 1189 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost - Woman's Wedding Ring

Lost – Woman’s gold wedding band at the Ross Road “Y” or the Midtown area Tuesday, September 5th. The ring was lost at...

Original post made by William Warren on Sep. 6, 2012
Last comment by JSD, on Sep 6, 2012 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views
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