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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park residents fight to save old oak tree

Residents of North Fair Oaks will be out in force Monday morning (May 16) to prevent the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Resident on 15th Avenue, on May 17, 2011 at 6:37 am | 5 comments | 1488 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

stalker on the loose in College Terrace

Apparently, the victim had his Facebook privacy setting set too low. Will a restraining order help? Photos of the stalker...

Original post made by Facebookie on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Facebookie, on Feb 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 1 comment | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found drowned in Menlo Park hotel whirlpool spa

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who apparently drowned in a whirlpool spa at a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrest in decades-old Mtn. View murder case

After 28 years, justice may finally be served in the death of Saba Girmai, a Santa Clara County woman who was found strangled...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jan 10, 2013 at 2:27 am | 2 comments | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is it with this Admin and the Disabled?

First it was Obama "joking" about the Special Olympics relative to his bowling skills, and now it is his Chief of Staff calling...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by GHU, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 1487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Report: Google buses reflect region in need of traffic, housing solutions

Google buses rolling up and down U.S. Highway 101 symbolize the new Silicon Valley — and are potent reminders that...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not all the credit, on Feb 11, 2013 at 7:23 pm | 5 comments | 1487 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford woman robbed on campus

Stanford police are looking for two men who they say committed a strong-arm robbery against a woman on campus on Aug. 16,...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dennis, on Sep 6, 2013 at 11:10 am | 3 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school in July

Nearly 150 Palo Alto elementary and middle-school teachers returned to school Monday for an optional four-day "summer institute...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Maybe this will help, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three-car crash snarls traffic on Highway 101

A multi-vehicle crash blocked lanes of northbound U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View for about 45 minutes this morning, a...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by speeders, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mayfield's 260 homes nearly a done deal

While details about trees and architecture have yet to be worked out, the Mountain View City Council approved a master plan...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Terry Bohme, on May 3, 2012 at 12:25 am | 13 comments | 1486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License-plate readers to help fight crime in EPA

East Palo Alto police will soon have two vehicle license-plate readers to cut down on stolen vehicles and find wanted criminals,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by NotDrivingNow, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

4.1-magnitude quake rattles Bay Area Friday

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.1 struck east of San Jose this afternoon and could be felt throughout much...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by no yum, on Jan 8, 2011 at 3:01 am | 1 comment | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home ownership among Asians increases in Bay Area

According to the Wall Street Journal, "the 10 most common surnames among Bay Area home buyers last year were Vietnamese,...

Original post made by wsj on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mavericks surf contest set for 8 a.m. Saturday

The world-renowned annual Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay will be held Saturday, contest officials announced thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 13, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery: President Obama visits Palo Alto

President Barack Obama visited Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) to take part in a "town hall" meeting entitled "Shared Responsibility...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 5 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Red light cameras in Palo Alto?

I entered an intersection while the traffic light was yellow and the light changed to red as I passed through. (The intersection...

Original post made by Driver on Sep. 20, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Sep 23, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 21 comments | 1486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bringing a new culture to hospital care

Kate Meyer wasn't given much time when her 13-year-old son, Clayton Hagy, was diagnosed in 2008 with biophenotypic leukemia....

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by catkady12, on May 30, 2011 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fourteen recent graduates to get scholarships

Fourteen recent high school graduates will receive scholarships Saturday in a gathering sponsored by the Peninsula College...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia Sanders, on Jun 21, 2012 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Major sewage spill taints Matadero Creek

More than 1,000 gallons of raw, untreated sewage spilled into Matadero Creek in Palo Alto Thursday, according to Ken Torke,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Doug Graham, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views
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