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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver crashes minutes before Obama motorcade speeds by

Minutes before President Barack Obama's motorcade headed down El Camino Real on Wednesday night, an apparent drunken driver...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fact less, on May 24, 2012 at 10:36 am | 8 comments | 1488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto looks to renew, change Cubberley lease

The future of Cubberley Community Center may still be in flux, but Palo Alto officials sent a strong signal on Monday night...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Progressive?, on May 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 1488 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 | 1488 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys are back on top after lacrosse title

On a blustery Saturday afternoon at Woodside High, the Menlo School boys' lacrosse team upset and outplayed No. 1 seed Mountain...

Original post made on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on May 15, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 2 comments | 1488 Views

SPORTS

Stapp replaces Horpel as Gunn's athletic director

Gunn High girls' basketball coach Sarah Stapp, 37, has a new job description -- athletic director. "She is a professional...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newly elected Menlo Park mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 11 comments | 1488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by c-z, on May 30, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's Up with the Democratic Mailers?

The recent mailers from the Democratic party are being stuffed in our mail boxes. They are funded by the party and are endorsing...

Original post made by political observer on Oct. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto looks to snuff out smoking at parks, plazas

Smoking would become a forbidden activity at some of Palo Alto's most prominent outdoor spaces under a proposal the City...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Phil, on May 13, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 17 comments | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buying Online to Avoid Tax Costs Everyone in the End

While economists nationwide argue over whether we have begun to recover from the Great Recession, one financial reality is...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 19, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A first step on bridge

Representing one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the state, it was not surprising to see the City Council fall head...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by peanuts, on Aug 29, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 19 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who is Peter Cao Ming and Why?

Who is this character who keeps taking over various threads and what does he expect? More importantly, how can he be prevented...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1487 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Pal Alto's Ugliest Building Contest

Let's start a new contest - this one for "Palo Alto's ugliest building". I nominate the new low income apartments on Alma...

Original post made by Kate on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 5, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 21 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man shot in back during robbery

Police are searching for two suspects for shooting a man during a robbery in East Palo Alto early Sunday morning. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Jan 24, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 10 comments | 1487 Views

SPORTS

Gunn-Paly swim meet still shows star power

The Gunn girls and Palo Alto boys were hit hard by graduation following the 2012 swim season that saw the Titans win their...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Pacific Coach, on Apr 15, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Potential train death averted by engineer

A recent spate of tragedies along the tracks has everyone, perhaps especially Caltrain engineers, on edge. But among the...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by anon., on Aug 29, 2009 at 12:36 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Booze dispute at Safeway nets four arrests

Three men and a juvenile were arrested after failed attempts to buy -- and later, steal -- alcohol from a Safeway in Midtown...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 24 comments | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

PA arts commission sets aside funds for 'master art plan'

The Palo Alto Public Arts Commission recently voted to earmark $25,000 for the hiring of a consultant to put together a "master...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2014
Last comment by David, on Apr 2, 2014 at 5:03 pm | 7 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Paul, on May 26, 2013 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 1486 Views
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