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Stanford wants to expand undergrad enrollment

Stanford University wants to expand its undergraduate enrollment if it can raise the money to build housing for more students,...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by Frugal, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 584 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Happy Anniversary BP!

This year, Earth Day celebrates the 3rd anniversary of the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (April 20, 2010). In honor...

Original post made by bp on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by greed, on Apr 20, 2013 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 686 Views

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Ringing in history: Historian collects bells of all sorts

Palo Alto Historian Steve Staiger clanged the old bell in his garden. He jerked the pull on a series of four mini bells that...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by architect, on Apr 22, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 786 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Senior-housing project riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic problems and told Palo...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by NIMBY, perchance?, on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 800 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for beating Portola Valley boy with a baseball bat

Surprised this hasn't been reported here yet. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_23107144/palo-alto-man-charged-clubbing-boy-da-says...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 753 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto wins De Anza Division baseball title

Palo Alto baseball coach Erick Raich had plenty to celebrate on Friday as his Vikings wrapped up the regular season with...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Apr 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 1 comment | 1035 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lots of police at Stanford Mall today, anyone know why?

Palo Alto Police, Stanford Sheriff and the mall security were all gathered in a parking lot near El Camino, there were 6...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by homeless , on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 767 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

And what did this cost???

And what did this cost? The 8 1/2" x 5" postcard from the PA Utilities Department in today's mail admonishes "Typically...

Original post made by Bob on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Apr 29, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 707 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla leaves Menlo Park behind this summer

Tesla Motors is preparing to leave Menlo Park in the rear-view mirror. The electric car retailer recently opened a renovated...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Stuart Berman, on May 2, 2013 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gas line leak survey

Today's Grab Bag blurb reports, "Don't panic ..." regarding the gas line leak survey going on in our neighborhood by so-called...

Original post made by Did Panic on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eric Van Susteren, on May 2, 2013 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mother's Day Blood Drive

Donate blood this Motherís Day, and you could help save a motherís life! Hemorrhage (uncontrolled bleeding) is among...

Original post made by DG on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Plasma user, on May 6, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 738 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Innovative, on May 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 792 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to launch class-action lawsuit against battery makers

Palo Alto on Monday became one of the first public agencies to charge into the legal battle against global companies accused...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Not-Impressed, on May 7, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 560 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys tennis advances to CCS semifinals

==B Monday's prep roundup== The top-seeded Menlo School boys' tennis team took another big step toward defending its title...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Grammar Guy, on May 8, 2013 at 10:25 am | 1 comment | 875 Views

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Katsy Swan: The Midpeninsula's garden designer

Katsy Swan traces her love of flower arranging and gardening back to her years at the University of Kentucky, where botany...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Community Volunteer, on May 7, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 1276 Views

SPORTS

Menlo, SHP boys, girls will battle for WBAL track titles

The Menlo School boys and girls battled their counterparts at Sacred Heart Prep as last year's West Bay Athletic League Track...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Daisy Alvarado-MuŮoz, on May 10, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

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Town and Country - parking limits 5/15-5/17

Maybe some parking limits in Town and Country Village the next few days due to some maintenance. Not quite sure what's...

Original post made by business on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 14, 2013 at 9:58 pm | 1 comment | 662 Views

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Palo Alto's Tesla repays Federal loans 9 years early

Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_23300602/tesla-motors-fully-repays-465-million-federal-loan What...

Original post made by resident on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Sharon, on May 22, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 548 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Deaths

Charles Perry III Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=16366 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Adam, on May 22, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 889 Views
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