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AROUND TOWN

Borders Possibly Closing

Borders is possibly closing for good on July 19. The company, as I have heard, is up for auction. This will be a huge loss...

Original post made by Anne on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 13, 2011 at 10:35 pm | 14 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lifetimes of Achievements honorees announced

Palo Alto nonprofit organization Avenidas Inc. recognized six seniors for their community contributions by naming them Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Another neighbor, on Feb 11, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 4 comments | 1313 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto, Med Center negotiations revving up

After starting out on a rancorous note, Palo Alto and Stanford University are now nearing an agreement over the types of...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Apr 7, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 6 comments | 1312 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: In city that loves to plan, Palo Alto's creates cynicism

Palo Alto's official and legally mandated Comprehensive Plan bills itself as "the primary tool for guiding future development...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2013
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Jul 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Feedback on Middle College at Foothill

My daughter has expressed an interest in Middle College at Foothill. The positives are the ability to take Foothill college...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 13, 2013 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 1312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Officer injured in tussle, police dog bites suspect

A Menlo Park police officer was roughed up and a San Jose man bitten by a police dog on Tuesday evening in an incident in...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eryn, on Mar 7, 2012 at 11:23 pm | 11 comments | 1312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Gunmen rob Palo Alto convenience store

Two masked gunmen robbed a convenience store in south Palo Alto Thursday evening, prompting a police manhunt. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 12, 2011 at 10:33 am | 17 comments | 1312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the Mountain View City Council approved a master plan...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Terry Bohme, on May 3, 2012 at 12:25 am | 13 comments | 1312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by cyclist dies in SF

We see it all the time in Palo Alto, cyclists do not stop at red lights or stop signs. I hope that all Palo Alto cyclists...

Original post made by Occasional Cyclist on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1312 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$8,550 Rolex stolen at Stanford Shopping Center

An expensive Rolex watch was snatched from the Shreve & Co. jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center Tuesday, Aug. 14, Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by lostjewelryrewards.com, on Oct 16, 2012 at 11:54 am | 6 comments | 1312 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Marecic wins Paul Hornung Award

Stanford two-way starter Owen Marecic was selected the inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Just what makes these homes so smart?

"Imagine control of every aspect of your home -- from anywhere at any time. Having control of your lighting, security systems,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Jan 21, 2012 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 1312 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanton waste

The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute reports that world military expenditures average between $900...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 52 comments | 1312 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Error on tax bills costs Palo Alto schools

A mistake on the recently mailed Santa Clara County property tax bills comes at the expense of the Palo Alto Unified School...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 20, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 11 comments | 1311 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Tasting Week' aims to get kids beyond pizza

Borrowing from a French tradition, students in five Palo Alto schools next week will mark "Tasting Week," with cooking demonstrations...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by RussianMom, on Oct 16, 2011 at 6:17 pm | 4 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Friend doubted Schipsi wrote him a message

Jaber Al Suwaidi had known Bulos "Paul" Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi for more than two years and over that time he had exchanged...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1311 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 | 1311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Judge throws out murder charge in Lewis killing

Gregory Elarms Sr., the man accused of gunning down East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis in a Hillsdale Shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by the_punnisher, on Nov 8, 2012 at 11:16 am | 8 comments | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunshots in midtown on Wednesday night

We live near Maddux in midTown. Sounds of gunshots were reported by neighbors last night, and bullet casings were discovered...

Original post made by msmartha on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Feb 19, 2012 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 1311 Views
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