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AROUND TOWN

Supervisors won't let Sheriff's Office sell old guns

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors rejected part of a proposed ordinance amendment today that would have allowed the...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Which amendment you talking about Willis?, on Sep 23, 2013 at 7:52 pm | 18 comments | 1157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

No bikes wrong way

Yesterday in Mountain View I noticed at an intersection a sign telling bikes not to go the wrong way. Let's have some in...

Original post made by Driver on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bill, on May 6, 2011 at 9:13 am | 10 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers Menlo Park more money

Stanford is now offering Menlo Park $3.7 million to ease traffic snarls induced by its proposed hospital expansion and also...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Make-Stanford-Pay-For-Its-Impacts, on May 6, 2011 at 6:19 pm | 2 comments | 1156 Views

SPORTS

Senior Nationals end, juniors just getting started

==B USA swimming== One meet is over but another has yet to begin as Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center gears up for its second...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

21st Century Education Summit

I wanted to let people know about an interesting and informative event coming up this Saturday afternoon. Parents for...

Original post made by David Cohen on May. 11, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$78,000 in jewelry stolen from Addison Antiques

A thief or thieves made off with at least $78,000 in jewelry from a Palo Alto antique store on May 22, Palo Alto police Agent...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sorry for your loss, on May 31, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1155 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto High golfer helps win Pro-Am junior title

==B Nature Valley First Tee Open== Palo Alto's Michelle Xie, representing The First Tee of Silicon Valley and Champions...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by janie, on Sep 30, 2013 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mob attacks men with bats in Mountain View

A group of at least 15, wielding bats, chains and metal rods, attacked two men Sunday afternoon as they were walking in the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Benneta, on Dec 1, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 18 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

City leaders, residents celebrate 'Scott Meadow'

Palo Alto city leaders -- including Mayor Pat Burt and City Manager James Keene -- helped honor Midtown resident Charles...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Housing on Elks property faces jeers, cheers

SummerHill Homes would like to build 46 homes on 3.9 acres of former Palo Alto Elks property on El Camino Real. But drawings...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Jan 20, 2011 at 11:28 am | 3 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jim Burch

When Jim Burch considers the pursuits that earned him a Lifetimes of Achievement award, his attitude is characteristically...

Original post made on May. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joseph Kott, on May 8, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1154 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is being built @ the old Olle's Car Shop?

Sorry, folks, if I wasn't paying attention..... But could someone please explain what is being built on the old Olle's Car...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bikes2work, on Nov 5, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 9 comments | 1154 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver smashes through school wall at Addison

A young driver did several thousand dollars in damage to a building at Addison Elementary School on Saturday evening, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by would have saved a whole lot of trouble, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | 27 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Psyching out the 'Facebook effect'

The rumors are flying: Once Facebook goes public, scarce housing will become even scarcer; prices will go sky high. Best...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by wrong, on May 20, 2012 at 11:45 am | 4 comments | 1154 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn graduates 491 on football field

In a community pageant at times serious, sentimental and raucous, Gunn High School Wednesday awarded diplomas to 491 seniors...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Humble Mom, on Jun 11, 2012 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1154 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 | 1153 Views
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