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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two men shot in East Palo Alto

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that hospitalized two men Thursday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bill, on Dec 27, 2013 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 2479 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Wopat nominated for Honda Award in volleyball

Stanford senior middle blocker Carly Wopat has been named one of the four nominees for the 2014 Honda Volleyball Sport Award...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 27, 2013 at 11:27 am | 1 comment | 480 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Kishinoto and Beecham cash in

Here is an article about where some of our tax payer money is going: http://www.mercurynews.com/salary-survey/ci_24798591/former-part-time-pols-bay-area-reap-medical?IADID=Search-w...

Original post made by Rupert of henzau on Dec. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Real Estate Matters

As winter approaches, we typically expect Bay Area and Peninsula home prices to start cooling along with the weather, as...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Some people!, on Dec 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 5255 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Red-rosary-wearing teen was punched for wearing 'gang color'

A man who allegedly attacked an East Palo Alto teenager because the boy was wearing a red rosary and red shoes pleaded not...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Dec 25, 2013 at 10:29 pm | 14 comments | 5264 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Student commutes from Los Angeles to perform in 'Little Women'

Many flights between Los Angeles and the Bay Area allowed recent Palo Alto High School graduate Arielle Fishman to maintain...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Al Gore, on Dec 25, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 4146 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Family had sought help for dead woman in Heritage Park

The family of the woman who was found dead in Heritage Park Saturday had enlisted InnVision Shelter Network to track her...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mel, on Dec 25, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 31 comments | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

19-year-old Palo Alto native becomes youngest person to ski to South Pole

Inspiring story for adventurers and couch potatos alike. Report in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_24791176/n-19-year-old-resident-becomes-youngest-per...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 458 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Realignment drives property-crime increase, report says

Property crimes across the state rose 7.6 percent this year, and Santa Clara County was hit the worst, with an increase of...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Dec 24, 2013 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 4333 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tesla wins approval for new signs

Three days after Palo Alto officials approved a large, illuminated sign for the Grocery Outlet store at Alma Village, the...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Pants on fire..., on Dec 24, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 37 comments | 5854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toys that teach

Forget the Xboxes and the Wiis. Building toys — from Lego sets to tiny robots that light up — have always been...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by opus, on Dec 24, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 6300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2013
Last comment by Crosbie W, on Dec 24, 2013 at 1:48 pm | 2 comments | 669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Under the tree, a gift for Jesus

When the Galbraith family of Palo Alto unwraps Christmas presents on Dec. 25, the first box they'll open is one for Jesus. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Dec 24, 2013 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 5577 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jay Paul withdraws plan for office complex, police HQ

The Jay Paul Company has withdrawn its proposal to build an office complex at 395 Page Mill Road and a new police headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Big Picture, on Dec 23, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 40 comments | 9497 Views

AROUND TOWN

TP'd last night

Did anyone else's house get TP'd last night? Our front tree was well-draped with toilet paper, and I'm trying to rule out...

Original post made by TP_in_my_tree on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Dec 23, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 985 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep standouts head All-CCS water polo teams

Sacred Heart Prep seniors Harrison Enright and Caitlin Stuewe earned top honors on their respective teams to highlight the...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Mike Dunn (parent), on Dec 23, 2013 at 8:17 am | 17 comments | 6743 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park assault: Ex-49er Kwame Harris sentenced

Four days in county jail and three years of probation are ahead for Kwame Harris, the former San Francisco 49er offensive...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 2805 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sharing, and surviving, the holidays with children

While school is closed this holiday season, check out some activities to keep the family occupied — and jolly. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by C is for Craft, on Dec 22, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 3 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

New emergency-operations center unveiled

Palo Alto's Emergency Operations Center has gone from a dusty, closet-like space only staffed during emergencies to a fully...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Can't have it both ways, on Dec 22, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 10 comments | 5421 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Researchers find radioactivity in migratory tuna

More than a year after a tsunami in Japan flooded the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear power plant, researchers from Stanford and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Alastair, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 14 comments | 3558 Views
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