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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chet Frankenfield: Our Canadian Neighbors

We were driving to Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and on Sept. 10 we arrived in Cache Creek, B.C., a forlorn little town...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1086 Views

AROUND TOWN

How did you find a good gardener?

Suggestions for how to find a skilled, reliable gardener who doesn't break the leaf blower ordinance? Names you'd like to...

Original post made by Michael on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on May 29, 2012 at 4:09 pm | 7 comments | 1086 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 | 1086 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman killed in crash on Highway 85

A woman was killed in a crash on state Highway 85 in Mountain View Saturday evening that is being investigated as a possible...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Ty, on Jun 27, 2012 at 2:33 am | 2 comments | 1085 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA scientist flooded with doomsday questions

On his Web page, "Ask an Astrobiologist," local NASA scientist David Morrison has received more than 5,000 questions about...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 23, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nasty Stench this morning

Does anyone know what caused a nasty stench (like a sewage pipe burst or that which comes from a dumpster) this morning?...

Original post made by Vianica on Jan. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Historical Association on Facebook

I noticed that the Palo Alto Historical Association now is on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/The-Palo-Alto-Historical-Association/179466128760320 They've...

Original post made by Helping out PAHA on Feb. 1, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1085 Views

AROUND TOWN

What the clubs do

There are dozens of service and fraternal clubs on the Midpeninsula. Here are the histories of a few of them: Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by mark, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1085 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 | 1085 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

JUST DANCE ... Palo Alto's debate over the future of Cubberley Community Center turned contentious Monday night when artists,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:24 pm | 4 comments | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab suspect in Saturday's bank robbery

Palo Alto police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday's bank robbery on El Camino Real after tips from two other...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two events to mark MLK Day in Palo Alto

Palo Altans will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two community events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by opus, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 1084 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto's graduations come early this year

Graduation in Palo Alto comes early this year because of a change in the school district's academic calendar. Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by soccer mom, on May 29, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 8 comments | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park burglary suspects tied to other crime

Neighborhood watch works. A resident of the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park spotted two strangers strolling through his...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 7, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Identity-theft forum to be held in Palo Alto tonight

In response to the rise in identity thefts, Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss and District Attorney Jeff Rosen will...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walt, on Mar 15, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on trial for killing ex-girlfriend in 1995

A trial for a man charged with murdering his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend after a First Communion party in East Palo Alto more...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1084 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

HSR or just better R

The following makes a lot of sense. Run a Train Thatís Fast Enough 05/11/2011 By William Lind As part of his infrastructure...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on May. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1084 Views

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Authorities identify motorcyclist killed Friday night

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in East Palo Alto Friday...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 14, 2011 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views
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Palo Alto quietly gets new evening food truck market
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On Tour - The Highly Selective Liberal Arts Colleges: Occidental, Pitzer, and Scripps
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See Me. Hear Me. Donít Fix Me.
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Foothills Park: a world away
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Candidate Kickoff Events: Public, not just for supporters
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