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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson suspected in Portola Valley vehicle fire

Emergency crews shut down a section of Alpine Road near Arastradero Road in Portola Valley late Tuesday evening to extinguish...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Traffic Jam, on May 4, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 1219 Views

SPORTS

Stanford hires young Gunn for its men's soccer program

==B Stanford gets another football verbal == Jeremy Gunn was named Stanford's men's soccer coach Wednesday, Athletic Director...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Rodney Graves, on Dec 21, 2011 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

SPORTS

Stanford women open NCAA tourney vs. Hampton

The nationally No. 2-ranked Stanford women's basketball team earned a No. 1 seed in the Fresno Regional and will meet Hampton...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by Beverly York, on Mar 16, 2012 at 6:21 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Dec 14, 2011 at 1:25 am | 15 comments | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway is 3rd bumpiest road in the Bay Area

Story about potholes and road maintenance in today's Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14406221...

Original post made by Ron on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 16, 2010 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Has The Facebook IPO Flop Hurt Palo Alto and Menlo Park Real Estate?

The local real estate agents say the no, it has not. However, I do no think they are a reliable source. A local builder,...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 15 comments | 1219 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

MIXED REPORT ... Note to the City of Palo Alto: Your residents apparently do not take kindly to being compared with one another,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2010
Last comment by actually, on Dec 12, 2010 at 9:38 pm | 5 comments | 1218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1218 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Area Under the Curve

The natural work ethic for teachers drives many of them to promote an environment that rewards and promotes the development...

Original post made by Caring Parent on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by hb, on Feb 23, 2012 at 9:28 pm | 5 comments | 1218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Airport Day aims to raise visibility of Palo Alto facility

The Palo Alto Airport Association will hold its free, public Airport Day, featuring tours, appearances by special aircraft,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1218 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fugitive arrested in East Palo Alto to be on TV

A Salinas fugitive became the unwitting star of the show after running a stop sign in East Palo Alto Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Raymond, on Aug 3, 2012 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1218 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 | 1218 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 | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas pipe linked to Cupertino explosion being replaced in Palo Alto

A type of polyethylene pipe implicated in an Aug. 31 Cupertino condominium gas explosion also is used in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by piggy, on Nov 10, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Skin-to-skin' and 'rooming in' are on the rise in maternity wards

The growing practices of "rooming in" and "skin to skin" in today's hospital maternity wards have turned the traditional...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Aug 12, 2013 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eco-friendly furnishings

Most have heard of the 100-mile Thanksgiving, shopping at a farmers market or other "buy local" trends. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by kind of boring, on Jan 16, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 1217 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editor - why was my question as to keying in Gunn high removed?

I posted last night question asking if it is true that a car of a Gunn Jewish student was keyed? I mentioned that my (Jewish)...

Original post made by village fool on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Just a guess, on May 19, 2012 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1217 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1217 Views
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