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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PaloAltoGreen scores national first-place rating

Ten Palo Alto neighborhoods have helped the city garner first place for renewable-energy participation in a federal Department...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Googlegeek, on May 12, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1319 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 | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fairmeadow groundbreaking expected in January

Construction is expected to begin in January on a new two-story classroom building at Fairmeadow Elementary School. The Board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 27, 2011 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Prowler arrested for battery in Palo Alto

A 36-year-old East Bay man was arrested for battery and resisting arrest after he allegedly grabbed a woman who confronted...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by FM, on May 11, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1318 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird watchers ? ... anyone know about bright yellow birds ?

I just was totally blown away in my own back yard. Looking out the window I saw a bird I have never seen anything like before...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 7 comments | 1318 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One person killed Sunday in multi-car crash

The California Highway Patrol has contacted the driver of a white pickup truck who fled the scene of a fatal crash on U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by DT, on Jul 9, 2012 at 4:48 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Appel to make his professional debut on Friday with Tri-City

Stanford grad Mark Appel is expected to make his highly-anticipated professional debut with the Single-A Tri-City ValleyCats...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Jul 6, 2013 at 4:02 am | 1 comment | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cancer-Causing Hexavalent Chromium In Tap Water Of 89% Of US Sampled Cities

Look at San Jose levels .. not sure how to obtain similar statistics for Palo Alto http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/212079.php...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2010 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Make road signs pictograms rather than words.

On Bike to Work Day, it is probable that there will be more people on bikes around town today. Many of these people will...

Original post made by Biking Person on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by standardized, on May 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 13 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn SWAC(Student With a Camera) holds its second portrait fundraiser!

The photo department at Gunn High School is holding a fundraiser in honor of Mother's Day! SWAC is a professional, affordable...

Original post made by Gunn SWAC fundraiser! on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1316 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 | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body Found Near Stanford Construction Site

KRON reports that PAPD is investigating a body found on the Stanford Campus. http://www.kron4.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=2852 Heard...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 26, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in East Palo Alto hit-and-run comes forward

The driver of an out-of-control car that crashed into two homes in East Palo Alto Thursday, July 26, narrowly missing a baby...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Haha, on Oct 6, 2012 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1316 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo mayor election will be voided after possible Brown Act violations

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today (Thursday, Dec. 9) that the election of mayor and vice...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 10, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Japanese Exchange Students Cancel Palo Alto Visit

Japanese exchange students from Palo Alto’s sister city, Tsuchiura, cancelled their annual visit to local middle schools...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by thank you for the report, on Mar 13, 2011 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1315 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High community marks school's half-century

Gunn High School celebrated its 50th birthday this weekend, with events ranging from a BBQ to a field day. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Sep 16, 2014 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1315 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 | 1315 Views
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