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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dryer fire damages home on Margarita Avenue

Palo Alto firefighters used a garden hose to extinguish a dryer fire Tuesday afternoon at 1:57 p.m. in the 200 block of Margarita...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1141 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 | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

noisy biplane advertising

For at least an hour now, a noisy biplane with an allstate sign has been circling the neighborhood of professorville. not...

Original post made by lea cox on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 7 comments | 1140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Man uses note to rob Palo Alto Jack in the Box

A man robbed a Jack in the Box restaurant on the corner of El Camino Real and Cambridge Avenue using a handwritten note Wednesday...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by guns, on Mar 18, 2012 at 9:14 am | 9 comments | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest in Mountain View

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by sTPSA, on Jun 1, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$20K taken in Mountain View home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Creole Lady, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 1140 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that runs the only full-sized grocery store in East Palo Alto, announced...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 5, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1140 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 | 1140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hit The Lights brings Palo Alto youth together in one event!

Palo Alto Teen Advisory Board presents Hit The Lights, an all-encompassing event, incorporating the best of high school dances,...

Original post made by Student at Gunn High School on Mar. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 1140 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: Mitchell Park Library, school board retreat, Mayfield

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=29989 posted Friday, June 14, 2013, 11:17...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Jun 15, 2013 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1140 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazardous Pardee Park trees set for fast removal

The ailing eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park will be removed and replaced by other species in March under a plan approved...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Friend of trees, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Celebrating cinema at Palo Alto International Film Festival

The inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 29 through Oct. 2. Feature films and shorts will be shown...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 30, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 1139 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his Mountain View apartment Tuesday (Aug. 2) at around 10:45 p.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:18 am | 6 comments | 1139 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Second Harvest struggling as food prices rise

Higher food prices and the rising cost of gas are hindering operations at Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:10 pm | 9 comments | 1139 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 | 1139 Views
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