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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter

Anyone know why a helicopter has been hovering for 1/2 hour?...

Original post made by Marilyn Green on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Feb 16, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 8 comments | 1005 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

former HP engineer threatens to assassinate pro-gun-control State Senator

California State Senator Leland Yee is pushing for tougher gun control in this state. In response, former HP engineer Everet...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Ah, yes, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 755 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Woman mugged, robbed in downtown Palo Alto

A woman was thrown to the ground and robbed of her purse in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday evening, Feb. 13, and the robber...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Feb 15, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 49 comments | 3757 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto raises red flags about rail funding

Nearly a month after California legislators passed a bill to begin construction of high-speed rail, Palo Alto officials are...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by choo choo charlie, on Feb 15, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 21 comments | 1763 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-city gun buyback to be held Feb. 23

A group of Silicon Valley residents is sponsoring a gun-buyback event for Palo Alto, Menlo Park and East Palo Alto on Saturday,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by FollowUpInfo, on Feb 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 28 comments | 1865 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend's events (Feb. 16-17)

[http://www.paphil.org Music: Palo Alto Philharmonic Orchestra concert] The Orchestra will play Glinka's "Overture to Ruslan...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:54 am | 1 comment | 3085 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov Chris Christie holding fundraiser in Palo Alto tonight

Stop by Mark Zuckerberg's house and say hi. CBS News report: http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2013/02/13/protest-planned-as-facebook-founder-hosts-chris-christie-fundraiser/...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gary, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:07 am | 20 comments | 889 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Bullying case reveals systemic problems in school district

Palo Alto school district leaders and parents should be shocked and saddened by the portrait painted in a scathing investigative...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Jen, on Feb 15, 2013 at 10:04 am | 141 comments | 6171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 852 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Potential gift for Paly gym: $20 million

School board members Tuesday lauded an anonymous family who is considering a possible $20 million donation to renovate Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Right on Time. , on Feb 14, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 5 comments | 799 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1034 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

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 | 801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1028 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Curtain up on TheatreWorks' 44th season

TheatreWorks, the veteran Peninsula group, announced its 44th season this week. Five plays and three musicals, including...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Love Theatre, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 902 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family explores 'largest gift ever' for Paly athletics

An anonymous Palo Alto family is considering making a "major" donation to help transform indoor athletic facilities at Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by JA3+, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 73 comments | 4602 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What happened to PANDA = Palo Alto Neighborhood Disaster Activities

This CERT activity seems to be defunct with a 404 error on the City of Palo Alto website. A victim of budget cuts? http://www.citizencorps.gov/cc/showCert.do?id=13043...

Original post made by Anonymous on Feb. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 692 Views

SPORTS

Gunn wrestlers just miss pinning down another title

==B SCVAL Championships== Gunn senior Eric Cramer (126) and sophomore Ian Cramer (132) both won their respective weight...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Jeff, on Feb 14, 2013 at 6:33 am | 4 comments | 969 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Silicon Valley is second in U.S. in wealth

Silicon Valley had the second-highest concentration of wealthy households during the period of 2007-2011, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by David, on Feb 13, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 15 comments | 1188 Views

SPORTS

Elimination of wrestling sends out Olympic shock waves

Chris Horpel, now in his 10th year as Gunn High's wrestling coach, knows the sport inside and out and has been involved with...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by It's A Shame, on Feb 13, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 3 comments | 1263 Views
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