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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Campaign sign cell phone reunited with owner

Menlo Park police have closed the case, but the Saga of the Missing Campaign Sign continued to unfold over the weekend as...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by JohnWoodell, on Oct 26, 2011 at 1:31 am | 5 comments | 1064 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested in downtown Palo Alto robbery

A man who police said robbed a woman at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto in October and then stole her car several days later...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man assaults hotel employee in Menlo Park

Police are looking for a man in connection with an assault on a hotel employee as she was checking rooms at the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 1064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Traffic, housing top list of citizen concerns

Traffic congestion and a dearth of affordable housing continue to frustrate Palo Alto residents, even as most of them continue...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 4 comments | 1064 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Al Gore at Stanford: 'Democracy has been hacked'

Former Vice President Al Gore said Tuesday at Stanford University that America's democratic system has been "hacked" and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Oliver Barrett IV, on Apr 25, 2013 at 11:58 am | 10 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

City matches Stanford donation for Caltrain tunnel art

The Public Art Commission on Thursday, June 20, pushed forward several public art projects, with a unanimous vote to match...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Russ, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:24 am | 9 comments | 1064 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 13 comments | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1063 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1063 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazardous Pardee Park trees set for fast removal

The ailing eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park will be removed and replaced by other species in March under a plan approved...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Friend of trees, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1062 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate thefts at future Facebook HQ

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters of...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 1, 2011 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

The ripples of Sept. 11

Ten years ago, the Midpeninsula was jolted awake on a Tuesday by urgent phone calls and televised images no one could soon...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by profile kilt, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:06 pm | 27 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be Safe. Be Seen. Gear Up for Night Bicycling.

As the days grow shorter, more bicyclists are riding at dusk or in the dark. It is both illegal and very unsafe to bicycle...

Original post made by Penny on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1061 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-end purse thieves pepper spray security

Two burly men with a taste for Diane von Furstenberg handbags snatched 13 of the designer purses Saturday (June 4) and ran...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Moi, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 9 comments | 1061 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley, enrollment, budget top 2012 school concerns

Planning for the future of Cubberley Community Center will likely take center stage in 2012, along with growing school-district...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Neighbor, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 1061 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab burglary suspects in Duveneck neighborhood

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:56 am | 30 comments | 1061 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Paly grad Lin scores 23 as Knicks win again

What a week it has been for Jeremy Lin. He scored an NBA career-high 25 points on Saturday and broke that with 28 points...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by mark weiss, on Feb 10, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 7 comments | 1061 Views

SPORTS

Come PA Knights play this Sunday 2pm at Paly!!!

The #6-ranked Pop Warner Football team in the country - The Palo Alto Knights Jr Midgets - are playing the only other undefeated...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Football fan, on Oct 16, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1061 Views
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