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Sharon Hofstedt: Hot chocolate and community building

As a pre-teen in small-town Minnesota, Sharon Hofstedt delivered the Minneapolis Star Tribune door to door seven days a week. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by danielle you-know-who, on Dec 16, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 1 comment | 793 Views


Car accident on Webster and Forest

There was a nasty accident on Webster and Forest last night (2/13) Cadillac t-boned an Audi dragging it over 60 feet! Part...

Original post made by PAresident1 on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Sparty, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 793 Views


11:00 2 large helicoptors seen

Did anyone else see 2 large military helicoptors fly over midtown or other areas of Palo Alto today, September 6th around...

Original post made by Kerry on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by MisInfoWars, on Sep 8, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 793 Views


East Palo Alto city manager hunt down to the wire

Whomever East Palo Alto's City Council chooses this summer to become city manager, he or she will possess a background that...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by Paul Taylor, on Jul 13, 2012 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 791 Views


Freedom isn't free Reagan, as a truly great...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Jul 7, 2013 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 791 Views


TP'd last night

Did anyone else's house get TP'd last night? Our front tree was well-draped with toilet paper, and I'm trying to rule out...

Original post made by TP_in_my_tree on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 791 Views


Water-board member quits his day job

A locally elected water-board member has quit his day job with an environmental organization, citing, in part, "a little...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Bush, on Nov 18, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 3 comments | 790 Views


Wood-burning ban in place for Saturday

A Spare the Air alert has been issued in the Bay Area for Saturday, the 15th daylong wood-burning ban in the region during...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by smokey, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 1 comment | 790 Views


What is wrong with the "Fiscal Cliff"?

The Bush tax cuts would expire. The military would get a haircut, as would various domestic programs, including entitlements. We...

Original post made by Jamie on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 790 Views


Around Town

<B><B>CASHING IN ... </B>Palo Alto officials are wrestling with a wonderful dilemma: a $44 million pool of funds and plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 790 Views


Stanford Hospital Suffers 20,000 Patient Data Leak

The leak of 20,000 emergency room patient records from a six month period in 2009 at Stanford Hospital, The records were...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 789 Views


Grossman leads Stanford women past Hawaii

==B MPSF Water Polo == Ashley Grossman scored four goals and the top-ranked and top-seeded Stanford women's water polo...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 27, 2012 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 789 Views


City asks residents, firms to save energy today

Palo Alto's Utilities Department wants city residents and business owners to cut down on electricity use today, after several...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 16, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 2 comments | 789 Views


Palo Alto murderer dies after 'compassionate' parole

Kenneth C. Fitzhugh Jr. had always claimed innocence after being convicted in one of Palo Alto's most brutal murders, even...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Dec 2, 2013 at 5:32 pm | 5 comments | 789 Views


Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 789 Views


former Paly baseball coach wanted by police for 6 felonies

Police are also looking for additional sex abuse victims. Story and mug shot in the Mercury-News:

Original post made by parent on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Appalled, on Mar 21, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 788 Views


New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Innovative, on May 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 788 Views


Late night phone ring

Recently I've been hearing a phone ring late night / early morning. It rings just once. Has an electronic tone not a bell....

Original post made by Simon on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Simon, on Feb 14, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 2 comments | 786 Views


Weekend wonders

Carol Finkelstein knew she lived in a desirable location. That became crystal clear when she agreed to swap her San Francisco...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by traveler, on Jul 19, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 786 Views


Palo Alto takes to Twitter for outreach

Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh and City Manager James Keene will answer questions in 140 characters or less Monday as part of...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by A-Day-Late-And-A-Dollar-Short!, on Feb 24, 2012 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 785 Views
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