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AROUND TOWN

Woman killed Thursday had been Stanford prof

The Santa Clara County Coroner's office has identified the woman who was struck and killed by a train the morning of Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2013
Last comment by not easy, on Aug 30, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1446 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No energy wasted here

Sven and Kate Thesen's front yard is a dead giveaway: Here lies a net-zero-energy home. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Solar Thoughts, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly moves to fill school vacancies

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he has extended a job offer to a prospective communications officer for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 15 comments | 1445 Views

SPORTS

Gunn rallies for tie in showdown with Paly boys

It was a match that shaped up to be a mismatch. The Palo Alto boys' soccer team came in with six victories while Gunn had...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by PAfan, on Jan 14, 2011 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto youth rugby season begins with its first practice.

If you’re driving or walking by Ronald McNair Middle School Football field located at 2033 Pulgas Avenue on Monday evenings...

Original post made by Uhila Makoni on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Shanna Uhilamoelangi, on Dec 20, 2012 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1445 Views

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Air district issues 'Spare the Air' alert for Wednesday

Weather conditions forecast for Wednesday (Dec. 14) are expected to create unhealthy air quality in the Bay Area, prompting...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by save our kids, on Dec 13, 2011 at 5:19 pm | 1 comment | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Weed warriors' to restore native creek habitat

A group of Crescent Park neighborhood weed warriors are now armed with an $80,000 Santa Clara Valley Water District grant...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Bird and Wildlife Lover, on Sep 23, 2013 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 1445 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot case on Dateline NBC

Anyone see the Dateline NBC show about the Jennifer Schipsi murder on Friday? I did not follow the trial when it happened,...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hate-crime vandal wanted by Palo Alto police

Palo Alto police are seeking the perpetrator of a pair of hate crimes after a dental office and a car were spray painted...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Diogenes, on May 9, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 19 comments | 1444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect in burglary of Jobs' house gets new lawyer, plea date

Kariem McFarlin, who was arrested earlier this month for allegedly burglarizing the Palo Alto home of the late Steve Jobs...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Phil, on Aug 22, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 7 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

kill the geese

The city of Mountain View wants to get rid of the geese around Shoreline Park because they are bothering the golfers. Story...

Original post made by goose on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 17, 2010 at 11:48 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Restaurants relocate, open new sites

The City Hall Cafe, on Level A at 250 Hamilton Ave., usually serves up breakfast and lunch for busy City of Palo Alto staff...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by OVAY, on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 6 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

To all those driving Teslas, Priuses, Leafs, Fiskers, etc.

I finally got around to reading this IEEE article that suggests Teslas, Leafs, Fusions, Priuses et al may actually emit *more...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by nyt ucs, on Aug 13, 2013 at 10:04 am | 50 comments | 1444 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot's fate now in jury's hands

Depending on which attorney the jury believes, the case against Bulos Zumot is either a clear example of a toxic relationship...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by getitstraight, on Feb 9, 2011 at 12:54 am | 5 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge to consider 'competence' in Walgreen's arson case

New evidence about the possible mental incompetence of convicted Walgreen's arsonist Donald Ray Williams leaves open the...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Feb 5, 2010 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Voices uplifted

Interview a few members of the Stanford University world-music a cappella group Talisman, and you hear the word "soulful"...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by highschooler, on Feb 13, 2010 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1443 Views
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