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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1306 Views

SPORTS

Warshaw becomes 3-time first-team all-Pac-10

Bobby Warshaw became Stanford's first three-time All-Pac-10 first team selection Tuesday when the conference team was announced....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by John, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cold plus no wind means 'Spare the Air' days

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mack, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 1306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jeff Rosen sworn in as Santa Clara County district attorney

New Santa Clara County District Attorney Jeff Rosen said Wednesday that he plans to restore two units that will use DNA evidence...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by student, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 3 comments | 1306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bay Area officials eye approaching tsunami

The National Weather Service is estimating waves in the Bay Area will reach heights of 2 to 3 feet as a result of a tsunami,...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by David Shaw, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1306 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Renewable energy bill a big win for Simitian, state

Long a devout and successful proponent of alternative energy, Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, hit the jackpot this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by hate it, on May 1, 2011 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power Outage

What's going on in Midtown? Anyone else experiencing a power outage? It's weird because some of the lights in our house...

Original post made by Midtowner on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 1, 2010 at 3:46 am | 3 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion cited -- at Peet's Coffee & Tea

Palo Alto police cited a mountain lion Thursday for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, but the big cat claims he was...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ana Majnooneh , on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 13 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plan to revitalize Edgewood Plaza moves ahead

A shopping plaza anchored by a Fresh Market grocery store and featuring a small park for residents to gather could soon take...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jacinto, on Jul 5, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 9 comments | 1306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters withdraw challenge to ballot measure

Palo Alto firefighters have withdrawn their challenge to a ballot measure that would strike the binding-arbitration provision...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto home invasion results in shooting

A 33-year-old East Palo Alto man was shot in the leg early Thursday morning (May 5) after two or more men carrying guns entered...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by descriptions, on May 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View City Council passes smoking ban

It just got a lot harder to smoke in Mountain View. On Tuesday night the City Council narrowly passed a ban on smoking near...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by some guy, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:32 am | 4 comments | 1305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian: Slashing higher-ed crippling California

California's already faltering economy will be further damaged by severe cuts to to higher education, State Sen. Joe Simitian,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carry this to its logical conclusion, on Sep 28, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 4 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lily, on Apr 16, 2013 at 10:02 am | 5 comments | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Becker, Schmidt seek new water board seat

Palo Alto residents, along with voters from five other Peninsula cities, are being asked in the Nov. 2 election to choose...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Alice Schaffer Smith, on Oct 25, 2010 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1303 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Gunn burglary suspects arrested, laptops found

Two laptop computers were recovered and two 18-year-old suspects arrested today (Aug. 3) in connection with a Gunn High School...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 7, 2011 at 4:50 am | 11 comments | 1303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District 'not successful' in filling communication post

The Palo Alto school district so far has not been successful in its search for a new communication coordinator but the search...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Responsibility, on May 17, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 21 comments | 1303 Views
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