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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Woman killed on train tracks in Menlo Park

A woman was fatally struck by a southbound train in Menlo Park Monday night, a Caltrain spokeswoman said. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:45 am | 16 comments | 1887 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Ron Kane

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Services today for Walter Hays teacher Renee Serventi

Services will be held today, Wednesday, Aug. 8, for Renee Serventi, a teacher at Walter Hays Elementary School who died Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Moira , on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 1886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Unemployment rate continues to rise

The unemployment rate in California was 10.1 percent in January, up from 9.3 percent in December, according to the latest...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:27 am | 7 comments | 1886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Gas prices falling statewide, AAA says

The fantasy of a summer road trip could become a reality for Bay Area residents with the price of gas falling statewide amid...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 15, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1886 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park will re-join high-speed rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Spokker, on Apr 22, 2010 at 11:56 pm | 5 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peaceful march ends with call for police chief's resignation

A Sunday afternoon march by East Palo Alto residents and their supporters in protest of racial profiling ended at Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2008
Last comment by ss, on Nov 11, 2008 at 12:14 pm | 7 comments | 1886 Views

AROUND TOWN

Found Turtle

8 1/2 long turtle/tortise found on our doorstep on 5/21. Call if you are missing a pet! (650) 207-3105...

Original post made by michelle on May. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1886 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Measure R deserves overwhelming defeat

When the Palo Alto firefighters union began circulating petitions to place a protectionist measure on the Nov. 2 election...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jake, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:24 am | 3 comments | 1885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 3

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 1885 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car fire ignites foothills fire -- quickly doused

A burning car ignited a small and slow-moving grass-and-brush fire Friday afternoon, which was quickly extinguished by multiple...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Sep 29, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 5 comments | 1885 Views

SPORTS

Football changes help kick off the new season

It's a season of change for local high school football teams in 2008. And, all the changes are positive ones heading into...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2009
Last comment by Josh Bozarth, on Sep 6, 2009 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hate Zone

Does anyone actually think that posting a "no hate zone" sign is going to deter someone from committing a hate crime? Don't...

Original post made by Carol Zink on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sean, on Mar 21, 2009 at 8:49 pm | 3 comments | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

SUPPORT SPECIAL OLYMPIC AT TIP-A-COP

I am a Palo Alto Resident and the mother of an amazing son who has Down Syndrome. Through out his life, I tried to keep him...

Original post made by Special Olympic Mom on Jun. 20, 2010
Last comment by Grateful Mom, on Jun 21, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1885 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to add amenities to El Camino Park

Council, recreation officials hope massive new reservoir would lead to more field spaces, park amenities. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Long Time Resident, on Nov 3, 2010 at 8:34 pm | 9 comments | 1884 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Deaths

St. Mike's original owner, Vernon Gates, dies Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15828...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Denise, on Feb 9, 2012 at 9:12 pm | 5 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hospitals, schools coping with power outage

Both Stanford University Hospital and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital were operating on emergency power Wednesday. Palo...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by Correction, on Feb 18, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 6 comments | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

baylands scoop

This morning about 8 police cars were speeding to the baylands. Then a crashed car was towed away. What's the scoop?...

Original post made by Stacy on May. 17, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on May 18, 2009 at 11:15 pm | 3 comments | 1884 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Schipsi's friends say she felt she was in danger

Two nights after the October 2009 death of his girlfriend, Jennifer Schipsi, and a fire that ravaged their cottage, Bulos...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 29, 2011 at 1:11 am | 2 comments | 1884 Views
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