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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'There was fire everywhere,' crash witness reports

"There was fire everywhere," an eyewitness to this morning's plane crash in East Palo Alto recalled. The witness, Betina...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Ron, on Feb 18, 2010 at 11:38 am | 3 comments | 1889 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1889 Views

SPORTS

Diekroeger's ninth-inning, two-out single leads to Cardinal baseball series sweep

Menlo School grad Kenny Diekroeger singled home two runs with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Stanford...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Feb 21, 2010 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Saturday for Ariel Shaker

A memorial service has been set for 1 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7) for Ariel Shaker, the lifelong Palo Alto resident who was killed...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Moi, on Nov 6, 2009 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

City attorney retirement is new opportunity

The announcement that City Attorney Gary Baum will retire Oct. 31 after six years heading Palo Alto's legal department provides...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 1889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ordinance for music at Lytton Plaza gets shelved

Saying they haven't heard enough from the public, Palo Alto Parks and Recreation commissioners unanimously voted Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by John, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:45 pm | 18 comments | 1889 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PAMF to break ground on $200 million campus

After a decade of planning to build a new four-story medical campus in San Carlos, the Palo Alto Medical Foundation received...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1888 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School Boundaries are still an issue

Since Garland plans have been scrapped and Scott Laurence has left the district, we are still in a mess with boundaries. Growth...

Original post made by Resident on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Erin, on Sep 5, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The haunting of Fairmeadow

The multi-purpose room and nearby outside areas at Fairmeadow Elementary School have been converted into the ScareMeadow...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Pa Mom, on Oct 25, 2009 at 11:05 am | 6 comments | 1888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

English Writing for Bilingual Children

Anyone have suggestions? My nine-year old bilingual child is behind in English writing. Smart, and seems to read well,...

Original post made by Help, Please on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by It is ok..., on Jan 3, 2010 at 6:08 am | 18 comments | 1888 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two masked men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home in the 700 block of Ivy Drive in Menlo Park Saturday at about...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Lena, on Sep 11, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 11 comments | 1888 Views

SPORTS

USC AD is fined, Trojans' football coach reprimanded

The Pac-12 Conference has reprimanded and fined USC Athletics Director Pat Haden, and reprimanded head football coach Steve...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2014
Last comment by John T, on Sep 10, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama fails at NATO

Barack Obama did his usual campaign razzle dazzle among his acolytes in Europe, but when it came to real accomplishments,...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Apr 8, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 25 comments | 1888 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Golf course, flood projects on hold

A long-planned effort to protect Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park from the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek suffered...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Mar 10, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen, girlfriend found in Colorado

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl were found in the parking lot of a mall in Colorado Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

A visual feast

Local shutterbugs have a way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online picture...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 11, 2010 at 2:25 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot trial begins today in San Jose courtroom

Attorneys were to make opening statements in the murder trial of Bulos "Paul" Zumot, who allegedly killed his girlfriend,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects at large after Palo Alto robbery

Police are seeking witnesses to a strong-arm robbery that occurred last Wednesday afternoon in the northeast parking lot...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1888 Views
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