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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County domestic-violence deaths drop by half

Despite an increase in deaths nationwide due to domestic violence in 2010, the trend in Santa Clara County reversed -- with...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 1193 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate vandalism at Palo Alto school

Vandals smashed a window at Jordan Middle School over the weekend and destroyed office equipment in the school cafeteria,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by disgruntled, on Apr 26, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1193 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls advance in CCS polo

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== The Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls will play another day in their respective Central Central...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Nov 8, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 1193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1193 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Feb 26, 2014 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, Palo Alto school board

A preview of Palo Alto government meetings next week. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19798...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by David, on Jan 21, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Breast Cancer Connections gets $12,000 boost

Nate Heydorff, a firefighter and paramedic for the Palo Alto Fire Department, hands Karen Nelson, executive director of Breast...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 13, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1193 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA City Mgr total comp - +/- $540k per year???!!!

Frequent readers of this Forum will recall my prior posts regarding aspects of Palo Alto City Manager Jim Keene's compensation...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 22, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Norovirus outbreak hits Lytton Gardens

A gastrointestinal norovirus outbreak that began early in January closed some sections of Lytton Gardens, the senior-living...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Wondering?, on Jan 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 4 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may turn down the sound at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's most prominent downtown gathering spot may become a bit more subdued under a new proposal to restrict amplified...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Loudness, on Nov 18, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 12 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood-association embezzler is sentenced

The former administrative manager of a Palo Alto neighborhood association received a six-month suspended sentence and must...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by never, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Palo Alto

A man who exposed himself to a Palo Alto woman might have returned to her residence to photograph her, police said on Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by maybee, on Jul 27, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 5 comments | 1192 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cal edges out Stanford in college ranking

Cal beat Stanford -- though not by much -- in a new set of rankings aiming to compete with those of U.S. News and World Report....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 1192 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

fresh 53 billions for HSR (High-Speed Rail

I just read the San Francisco Chronicle that there is now another 53 billion for HSR. that should be enough to build it....

Original post made by pat on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 12, 2011 at 12:44 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early morning SUV rollover on 101 injures driver

One person sustained major injuries in an early morning solo vehicle rollover accident on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Jan 21, 2011 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1191 Views

SPORTS

It's a chance to take on the NCAA champions

==B Cardinal corner== The Stanford women's soccer match with defending national champion Notre Dame on Friday night is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
Last comment by John R. Grout, on Sep 10, 2011 at 12:32 am | 1 comment | 1191 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Whitson earns player of week volleyball honors

If there was a volleyball competition going on between between the Whitson sisters of Palo Alto, age would have the edge....

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by paly student, on Sep 29, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District buys threatened frog habitat

A population of federally threatened red-legged frogs now has a protected home, after the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1191 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another Coyote Attack?

A friend hiking at Arastradero Park heard about another coyote attack of a hikers with a dog. Has anyone else heard of anything...

Original post made by Arastradero Hiker on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 4 comments | 1190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Toasting with buttermilk

More than 100 students at Jordan Middle School in Palo Alto celebrated their study of the Middle Ages with a Medieval Feast...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by mr. smith anon., on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views
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