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<B><B>EYE OF THE BEHOLDER ... </B>Three years ago, artist <B>Sam Yates</B> was a local hero of sorts. After years of snapping...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 4, 2013 at 9:49 am | 5 comments | 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conjoined twins successfully separated Tuesday

After almost 10 hours of surgery, two-year-old conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina Sabuco were successfully separated,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Nov 4, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1151 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto landlords from hell sentenced to 4 years in prison

Kip and Nicole Macy lived in Palo Alto and own an apartment building in San Francisco. News report: http://www.sfexaminer.com/sanfrancisco/sfs-landlords-from-hell-get-4-years-in-pri...

Original post made by resident on Jun. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1151 Views

SPORTS

are the fields open today in the parks for soccer?

I thought there was a phone number but could not find it on city web site... anyone out there knows about it?...

Original post made by soccer mom on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by soccer mom, on Nov 12, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 1151 Views

SPORTS

Pac 12 Championship - what a joke

OOps - I'm living in another era. It is now the Pac -12, not the Pac 10 with the addition of Colorado and Utah this year....

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 28, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1151 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released for Gov Romney Tax Plan

The non-partisan Tax Policy Center has released a study of Governor Romney's tax plan. One of the study's authors worked...

Original post made by Fiscal Conservative on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Aug 12, 2012 at 9:25 am | 16 comments | 1151 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 1151 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

global warming is making your hayfever worse

According to the National Academy of Sciences, global warming has made the hayfever season a month longer now than in 1995....

Original post made by hay fever on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by good, on Feb 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 4 comments | 1150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn Student on Master Chef

Caught an episode of Master Chef this evening showcasing local girl Ahran Cho wowing the judges. I hope that this young lady's...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Say Hey, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 7 comments | 1150 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contaminated lettuce recalled

Some brands of bagged romaine lettuce salads are being recalled due to contamination with a strain of E. coli, according...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:36 am | 5 comments | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Changing of the guard

Getting hard to replace Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18767 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by just ask, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1150 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto beefs up Development Center staffing

Palo Alto officials forged ahead this week with a plan to streamline the city's notoriously complex permitting process when...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 10, 2011 at 12:13 am | 7 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto district to shutter two schools

Two of Ravenswood's eight campuses will not re-open this fall as the K-8 district serving 3,900 children in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christopher Schmidt, on Jun 18, 2011 at 1:23 am | 6 comments | 1149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Blockbuster goes bust

It's lights off for Menlo Park's Blockbuster store at 3532 Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park. The store plans to shut...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 1149 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto marks anniversary with festival today

East Palo Alto officials will kick off the Independence Day weekend today (Saturday, July 2) with a festival and a fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Richard Placone: Voyage of a Lifetime

On Sept. 10, 2001, my wife, Jeanne, and I, my mother and a good friend left for what was to be a wonderful cruise to Alaska...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1149 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. 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enrico Fermi Award for Burton Richter, former SLAC director

Nobel Prize winner Burton Richter, director of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) in Menlo Park from 1984 to 1999,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Coward, on Jan 13, 2012 at 10:33 am | 3 comments | 1149 Views
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