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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood-control project to surge ahead next year

When flood-control officials finally break ground next year on an ambitious, long-awaited effort to calm the flood-prone...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash victim was Stanford visiting scholar

The man who died early Saturday when his car hit a tree and parked vehicle on Middlefield Road was a visiting scholar at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:37 am | 8 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed on Shoreline Boulevard Monday

The man who was killed when he was hit by a car while walking in Mountain View Monday night has been identified as 26-year-old...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 10, 2012 at 5:03 pm | 11 comments | 1252 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP cites 5,900 in April for distracted driving

Cell phone calls, texts and other distractions on the road earned nearly 6,000 Bay Area motorists citations from the California...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Ed, on May 16, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 9 comments | 1252 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 | 1252 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Eshoo and Speier to host community meeting on VA issues

Congresswomen Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier will host a town hall meeting on access to care at the Palo Alto VA Hospital on...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 3, 2014 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

How many gifts should I prepare for those who come to collect the garbage?

I think there are three trucks, each with two men. Is that a total of 6 gifts? Also, we are debating on the gift ideas,...

Original post made by holidaygift on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by WilliamR, on Dec 6, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone else having problems with Sprint service?

Anyone else having problems with Sprint service?...

Original post made by Sprint User (Virgin) on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dood, on Jan 14, 2011 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Audrey Rust to retire as head of Peninsula Open Space Trust

Audrey Rust, who has led the Peninsula Open Space Trust for 24 years, will retire as president this summer, she announced...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 26, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1251 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Annual Concours d' Elegance auto show shifts to San Mateo

After a six-month search for a new venue, the Palo Alto Lions Club will hold its 47th annual Concours d' Elegance auto show...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 1, 2013 at 11:53 am | 13 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Hospital's projected impacts downgraded

As Stanford University's massive hospital expansion glides toward Palo Alto's approval, its projected impacts on local traffic...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jan, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:01 am | 8 comments | 1251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 1251 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 | 1251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford to receive major art donation

Harry W. and Mary Margaret Anderson of Atherton and daughter Mary Patricia Anderson Pence announced this week they're donating...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 22, 2011 at 11:19 am | 2 comments | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto officers win award for Zumot investigation

Two Palo Alto officers who used cell-phone records to help convict Bulos Zumot in the October 2009 murder of Jennifer Schipsi...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hulkamania, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Totally silly fun

I happen to love the music of Neil Sedaka, so I was eager to see how it has been translated into a music revue, titled after...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Entrepreneurs take aim at suborbital science

It was the classic Silicon Valley "hackathon" scene in the Mountain View Hacker Dojo -- with bright-eyed young people fiddling...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by where are the women?, on May 26, 2013 at 6:07 am | 10 comments | 1250 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child abuse allegations against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jerky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views
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