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AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 26)

[http://www.menlohub.com/events.html Music: Jazz jam session] Jazz pianist Neil Adler "and friends" host a musical jam session...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 840 Views

SPORTS

Luck sets rookie passing record in Colts' 20-13 win

Stanford grad and current Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck set the record for yards passing by a rookie when he...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Dec 26, 2012 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 1019 Views

SPORTS

Lin gets 20 as Rockets topple Chicago Bulls

With four starters getting at least 20 points, including 20 by Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin, the Houston Rockets scored...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dubs, on Dec 26, 2012 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catholic school gets green light for expansion

A new preschool will soon open in Crescent Park after Palo Alto officials voted on Monday to approve an expansion of the...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 26, 2012 at 7:57 am | 5 comments | 1024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Christmas Day trash pickup

Hi Our trash pickup day is Tuesday and since this week is Christmas Day and the following Tuesday is New Year's Day, we...

Original post made by Palo Verde Resident on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Palo Verde Resident, on Dec 25, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 4 comments | 1186 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Let it go over the cliff

I have worked for the federal government for the last three years. It is absurdly bloated and corrupt. Even though it will...

Original post made by Jamie on Dec. 25, 2012
There are no comments yet. 816 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stevenson House Seniors Collect Over 100 Lbs. of Food for Downtown Food Closet

Senior residents at Stevenson House recently held a food drive for the holidays. More than 120 residents participated, donating...

Original post made by Stevenson House Senior Living on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 24, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 1515 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman sues over alleged Menlo Park dog attack

A woman who said she was maimed during a dog attack at Nealon Park has sued the owner of a German shepherd and the rescue...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Wondering, on Dec 24, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 43 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto teachers to get 1-percent bonus

With three dozen Palo Alto educators sitting in the room, all five members of the Board of Education Tuesday said they would...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by debatable, on Dec 24, 2012 at 9:15 am | 38 comments | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Survey shows residents want Newell Bridge removed

Even as plans proceed to replace the Newell Road bridge that connects Palo Alto and East Palo Alto, Palo Alto residents who...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Screw growth, on Dec 24, 2012 at 12:51 am | 72 comments | 3005 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is there a water problem ?

The water is awfully deep on University around Chaucer St. I just tried to drive over to the Chaucer St. Bridge to see...

Original post made by Anon. on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 1407 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unattended pot on stove sparks midnight blaze

Menlo Park, Palo Alto, Redwood City and Woodside firefighters were able to extinguish a two-alarm blaze that had a female...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Time-For-NextGen-Stoves, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 1042 Views

SPORTS

Foothill College football coach Doug Boyett passes away

Doug Boyett was a football man and a family man. That was evident when he traveled to Pasadena earlier this month to watch...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mark Pepin, on Dec 23, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 24 comments | 5182 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 | 1054 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

why so many invisible pedestrians crossing Alma going to the train?

Now that it's darker earlier in the evening, the number of invisible pedestrians running across Alma to catch the train is...

Original post made by Keifer on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Dec 22, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 10 comments | 1439 Views

SPORTS

Stanford moves up in Directors' Cup standings

After winning the past 18 straight titles, Stanford is battling some stiff competition in this year's Division I Learfield...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by area man, on Dec 22, 2012 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 1012 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill, Leno push for disclosure in political ads

Political advertisements would have to clearly identify their top three funders under legislation that state Sens. Jerry...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by corporations are not people, on Dec 22, 2012 at 9:37 am | 4 comments | 951 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Building inspector fell after climbing guard rails

A City of Palo Alto-contracted building inspector who plunged to his death down an elevator shaft had climbed on two guardrails...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by pete bennett, on Dec 22, 2012 at 6:27 am | 2 comments | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Man arrested after housecleaner interrupts burglary

A Palo Alto resident, alerted by his housecleaner, came home to find a man allegedly trying to steal his vehicle Monday afternoon,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by the650nerd, on Dec 22, 2012 at 3:02 am | 29 comments | 1488 Views
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