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AROUND TOWN

Redwood City is creating a car-free pedestrian mall on Friday evenings

Redwood City is closing downtown streets on Friday evenings (6pm to midnight) to create a pedestrian mall. Can Palo Alto...

Original post made by downtown pedestrian on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Closing won't happen, on Dec 8, 2010 at 12:35 pm | 3 comments | 1143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man kicks, spits at officers in Mountain View

A San Jose man was arrested in Mountain View early Sunday morning with more than 10 grams of cocaine in his pocket, police...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Supporting the Police, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:36 am | 9 comments | 1143 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Dec 14, 2011 at 1:25 am | 15 comments | 1143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1143 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Using X-Rays, Scientists uncover 200-year-old opera ending

One of the biggest mysteries about the opera "Médée" by late 18th-century composer Luigi Cherubini is why its last few pages...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 17, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 6 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

IT IS TIME...

It is time to acknowledge that the time of marriage has passed. You can still do the trek up the aisle, 'til death do us...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 15, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim in 200 IM final

==B U.S. Olympic Swim Trials== ==I Stanford grad Bollier makes men's 200 fly finals== Palo Alto High graduate Jasmine...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by paly paly, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1142 Views

SPORTS

Stanford lacrosse coaches involved in World Cup

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford women's lacrosse head coach Amy Bokker and assistant coach Brooke Eubanks will compete...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Paly Booster, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council to review Sister Cities program

Turning a cultural-exchange program into one of strategic business and technology partnerships, the Palo Alto City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by member, on Aug 13, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 10 comments | 1142 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Transients may have started East Palo Alto fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that transients started a suspicious fire at an abandoned house owned by the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Texting while driving - you should lose your license

People who text and drive should lose their licenses. Period. Witnessed someone wandering into the oncoming lane of traffic...

Original post made by serious on Sep. 12, 2011
Last comment by Rule of Thumb, on Sep 13, 2011 at 12:14 pm | 9 comments | 1141 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford gets $150 million gift

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Amadu Massally, on Nov 8, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 11 comments | 1141 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian: Gov. Brown seeks deeper school finance reform

Besides a temporary tax hike for public education, Gov. Jerry Brown is attempting a deeper reform to school finance in his...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by shut up cheap PA, on Feb 1, 2012 at 2:26 am | 10 comments | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to take fresh look at CPI's toxic chemicals

A wave of concerns from Barron Park residents has prompted Palo Alto officials to take a fresh look at the toxic chemicals...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by PatrickD, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:14 pm | 4 comments | 1141 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Former "maid", on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:07 am | 16 comments | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protect and Serve or Trap and Ticket

I would like to that officer Schroedr for reminding me that Palo Alto is still wasting money. Houses are being robbed...

Original post made by Disappointed on Jul. 21, 2012
Last comment by Opportunity to thank PAPD, on Jul 29, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 13 comments | 1141 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 | 1141 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police to host Twitter 'virtual ride-along'

For anyone who has ever wondered what a day (or night) in the life of a police officer is like, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:09 am | 6 comments | 1141 Views
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