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AROUND TOWN

City celebrates cycling next week

The City of Palo Alto is trying to entice commuters and residents to give up four wheels in exchange for two next week, with...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 7, 2011 at 9:22 am | 7 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Swam of flying termites

I saw a large swarm of flying termites in my backyard today. After flying in the air for a few minutes they dropped their...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Toby, on Oct 22, 2011 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1237 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1236 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

News Digest

Murder suspect Zumot's plea delayed to January Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12021...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Lindsaylee, on Mar 19, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 1236 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 | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Saving' Caltrain

Numerous ideas for funding Caltrain in the near and long terms were proposed at recent events sponsored separately by the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by choo choo, on Feb 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1236 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens should see this

Remember Rick Springfield's success in the 80s? He battles depression and has a memoir. He wants to tell teenagers that things...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

a ridiculous crime in Palo Alto

A priceless homemade quilt has been stolen from an office in Palo Alto. We are desperate for its return, because it was...

Original post made by nicole on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 10, 2011 at 12:05 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lego scammer gets six-month sentence

A former Palo Alto tech industry vice president was sentenced to six months in custody for switching price tags on boxes...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:21 am | 7 comments | 1235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shortage of officers in Palo Alto

In the road show column of SJ Mercury, today I read that there are only three or fewer officers in Palo Alto enforcing the...

Original post made by Adel2012 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on May 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 8 comments | 1234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash reported on Embarcadero and Highway 101

Paramedics, firefighters and CHP officers are responding to the scene of a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 just south...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by speeders, on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol Consumption in Bowden Park

On Thursday, September 27, between 3:30 and 6:00 pm, ten women and one man drank 8+ bottles of wine in the presence of more...

Original post made by Jan Hutcheson on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Senior Nationals end, juniors just getting started

==B USA swimming== One meet is over but another has yet to begin as Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center gears up for its second...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Stanford bowled over by historic response for postseason tickets

Just 24 hours after the 2012 Pac-12 Champion Cardinal was officially selected to play in the 99th Rose Bowl Game presented...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Dec 20, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Season-best team score leads Stanford gymnasts to victory

==BI College roundup == The No. 12 Stanford women delivered the complete team performance they had been searching for this...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2014
Last comment by rick rosensweig, on Jan 27, 2014 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1234 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 | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views
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