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PALO ALTO ISSUES

In memoriam 2008

Palo Alto lost a host of beloved community members this year. Here are just a few whose lives touched many others'. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Dec 28, 2008 at 2:44 am | 1 comment | 1949 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hanging on in 2008

2008 was the year of hanging on. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10172...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Marvin, on Dec 28, 2008 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars hit four Palo Alto businesses

Four businesses along East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto were burglarized over the weekend, Detective Brian Philip reported. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by Greg K, on Dec 29, 2008 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 1929 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car crash kills one along Page Mill Road

A crash involving two vehicles along Page Mill Road has left one person dead and four others injured. The accident at Old...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2008
Last comment by bruce, on Dec 29, 2008 at 7:04 pm | 1 comment | 1695 Views

SPORTS

Give Johnson another assist in Stanford victory

Senior guard Mitch Johnson scored 14 points and matched his season high with eight assists as the Stanford men's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Vecgon, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 1887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter rescues people stranded on rock

Authorities used a California Highway Patrol helicopter to rescue two people stranded at Pescadero State Beach in unincorporated...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Melinda, on Dec 31, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1726 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major-injury crash sends five to hospital

A crash that injured five people and sent a vehicle off a cliff in San Mateo County Sunday morning shut down state Highway...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by cid, on Jan 1, 2009 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1750 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sexual assault suspect pleads not guilty

An Atherton man charged with assaulting a teen girl he met on the Internet pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by itt:, on Jan 2, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

SPORTS

Prep Sports 2008: The top stories of the year

Sports Illustrated called 2008 the greatest year in sports ever. While it wasn't quite that good for local high school and...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2009
Last comment by John Geer, on Jan 2, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 2153 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2009
Last comment by Simon, on Jan 5, 2009 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1858 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford faculty members win $125,000 awards

Two Stanford faculty members who co-direct a program teaching entrepreneurship skills to engineering students have been given...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 7, 2009 at 2:08 am | 1 comment | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bale` Salon under new ownership

If you shop or live in the Midtown area, you are familiar with " Bale` Salon". It has been there for many years, and has...

Original post made by Stacy S. on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Soda, on Jan 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eating Squirrel Meat Makes a Comeback

RARE roast beef splashed with meaty jus, pork enrobed in luscious crackling fat, perhaps a juicy, plump chicken ... these...

Original post made by Anonymous on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Jan 9, 2009 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1841 Views

SPORTS

Born fighters

On a hot, late-August evening, the air in the gym felt thick with sweat and perspiration; the heat elevated an already difficult...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by nancy eldredge, on Jan 7, 2009 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fiona Hon

If stories could stop bullies and battles, Fiona Hon would have ended the war in Iraq a long time ago. Her prize-winning...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Annonymous, on Jan 7, 2009 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto 'Zombie Bandit' arrested in Wyoming

Wyoming state police arrested a Palo Alto bank robbery suspect known as the "Zombie Bandit" in Albany County near Laramie...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by rr, on Jan 9, 2009 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1852 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local historian Carol Murden dies

Carol Murden, a longtime advocate for historic preservation and awareness in Palo Alto, died Dec. 27, surrounded by family....

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by Scott Preston, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1912 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women set hoop marks in 112-35 rout

The Stanford women's basketball team took all the suspense out of its game with visiting Washington within the first four...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by John, on Jan 9, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does anyone know the schedule at Rinconada Pool after the New Year?

Hi There, I have not been to the pool for a while since summer. When i called for schedule, there was only a recorded...

Original post made by swimmer on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jordana, on Jan 10, 2009 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views

SPORTS

California dreaming for Stanford lacrosse

Stanford's women's lacrosse coach Amy Bokker is doing a little California dreaming with her first recruiting class. Encinitas'...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2009
Last comment by A, on Jan 11, 2009 at 8:53 pm | 1 comment | 2202 Views
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