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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Report: Taser deployed in Palo Alto arrest

After nearly two years of silence, Palo Alto Police Department Tasers buzzed to life earlier this year with officers deploying...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Nov 30, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 9 comments | 1637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Just downtown tonight ... noticed lots of scratched plate glass ?

I went downtown tonight to eat dinner. We had the usual great salads at Sprouts Cafe, and as we went out the door for a...

Original post made by Anon. on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 30, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 3869 Views

SPORTS

Parry proves he made the right decision to play football at Stanford

Few thought David Parry could play football at the major-college level, but he knew he had the talent. "I had a bunch of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by AUGUST JUHL, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1022 Views

SPORTS

Stanford vs. UCLA: It's a run for the roses

==B College football== ==I Next game: Friday, 5 p.m., FOX (2)== The formalities are over -- the All-Pac-12 football team...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by James, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1581 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City girl killed while riding bike

A Redwood City teen was killed in a traffic collision as she was riding her bike Monday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:27 am | 14 comments | 1007 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

District seeks parents to help with new school

The Palo Alto school district is seeking parent applicants for a committee to help determine a location for a new elementary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:17 am | 6 comments | 1546 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to hold Tree Lighting event Friday

Palo Alto plans to usher in the holiday season this Friday -- rain or shine -- with a Holiday Tree Lighting event in the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Departing teacher pleads: 'Keep the play in kindergarten'

After 27 years of teaching 5-year-olds, Ginny Russell is departing this month with a cri de coeur -- a cry of the heart....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Carol Lowman, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:51 pm | 47 comments | 3657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two local graduates head to Annapolis, West Point

Grace Hamilton reported Monday to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Kevin Flaherty began his "plebe summer" Thursday...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Another PA mom, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 18 comments | 2569 Views

SPORTS

Stanford fans will have to weather some tough parking

For those planning on driving to Stanford on Friday to watch either the women's volleyball team open NCAA Tournament play...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:53 am | 4 comments | 1187 Views

SPORTS

M-A hires Napolitano as new boys' polo coach

Menlo-Atherton has hired Giovanni Napolitano as its new boys' varsity water polo coach following the retirement of legendary...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 29, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1151 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto, Stanford win $10 million for bike bridge, trails

Palo Alto's bicyclists, pedestrians and nature lovers had much to celebrate Tuesday after the Santa Clara County Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:55 am | 33 comments | 3642 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Will Palo Alto rise up to defeat mega projects?

September was quite a month for development proposals in Palo Alto. First there was Jay Paul's proposal for 311,000 square...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:37 am | 5 comments | 955 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New study on genetically engineered foods

The first-ever lifetime feeding study1 evaluating the health risks of genetically engineered foods was published online on...

Original post made by PA resident on Sep. 22, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:34 am | 6 comments | 1804 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Prop 37 failing???

So strange, Californians vote for Obama yet against Prop 37? ...

Original post made by PA Resident on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Nov 29, 2012 at 4:28 am | 21 comments | 1782 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27703...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dionne, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang crackdown in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park

Fed up with more than a dozen shootings between rival gangs in East Palo Alto and Menlo Park, police from East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:03 pm | 16 comments | 1185 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two caregivers sentenced for $171,256 elder fraud

Two East Palo Alto women were sentenced Thursday to 11 months in jail and 5 years probation for defrauding an 82-year-old...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Treal Talk, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:22 pm | 16 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Motorcyclist dies in Mountain View crash

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal motorcycle collision that occurred in Mountain View Monday night. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 12 comments | 1011 Views
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