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PALO ALTO ISSUES

SFO plane crash kills two, dozens injured

A Boeing 777 aircraft crashed on the runway at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday morning, killing at least...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 649 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should I do with a broken microwave oven?

I can't find any info on the City of Palo Alto website or google. Is this recyclable? I hate to just put it in the trash.......

Original post made by recycler on Jul. 6, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Jul 6, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 2 comments | 1714 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man struck, killed by train at Atherton station

A man was struck and killed this morning by a train at the Atherton station, Caltrain has confirmed. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1547 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where do our leaders live?

It is fair to ask where our various city leaders live, by neighborhood. By this, I mean council members and various board...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Jun. 23, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 6, 2013 at 11:30 am | 49 comments | 1401 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 | 1072 Views

SPORTS

Atherton teen travels far and wide for a tennis experience

Catherine Carton Bellis has yet to play a lick of high school tennis and the Atherton teenager is still considered one of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Chris Johnson, on Jul 5, 2013 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Arrillaga gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm | 35 comments | 2185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Many like it hot at Palo Alto's July Fourth chili cook-off

Thursday's sizzling heat did not prevent thousands from flocking to Mitchell Park for Palo Alto's 32nd Annual Summer Festival...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by KP, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 939 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Possible road rage turns into shooting

A 32-year-old man was shot in the face in the early hours of July 5 in what police said was a possible road-rage incident....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Stretch, on Jul 5, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2333 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (July 6-7)

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Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 5, 2013 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 764 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Embarcadero Road gas station robbed at gunpoint

A Shell station on Embarcadero Road was robbed Tuesday morning by a hooded man who police said wore a handkerchief mask and...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 29 comments | 8282 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Please Don't Kick it Away

The following was written in response to the announcement of results of a survey done by the Barron Park Association on Wednesday,...

Original post made by Jerry Underdal on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 732 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1143 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Downtown 'parking overflow' could double/triple within four years

Overflow parking into neighborhoods flanking Palo Alto's commercial areas could double or triple within the next three or...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2013
Last comment by Do no harm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 17 comments | 1176 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Shared campus' could be model for Cubberley

A new public high school that shares Cubberley Community Center with child care centers, dance studios and other local organizations...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 3, 2013 at 8:03 pm | 13 comments | 1279 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Girl dies after Saturday accident on Highway 280

An 11-year-old girl died from injuries sustained in Saturday's rollover accident on Interstate 280, according to the California...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 3, 2013 at 5:53 pm | 14 comments | 1505 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Did anyone witness an accident on 6/26 @ Middlefield and University Ave

Hello - did anyone witness an accident on June 26, 2013 at around 1:20PM at the intersection of University Ave and Middlefield...

Original post made by Arnav Sharma on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 957 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 1339 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New golf course to uproot 500 trees in the Baylands

An ambitious overhaul of Palo Alto's golf course in the Baylands scored another victory Wednesday night when the city's planning...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:52 pm | 50 comments | 3886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area celebrates July 4 with fireworks, festivals

From San Jose to San Francisco, the Bay Area plans to go out with a bang for this Thursday for the Fourth of July, with fireworks,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Looking forward to celebrating !, on Jul 3, 2013 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views
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