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AROUND TOWN

Don't sweat the small stuff: Pleasing stocking stuffers can be found for all

For those who don't want to fill their stockings with generic goods from department stores this holiday season, consider...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Stocking Stuffer Signs, on Nov 14, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto High-Speed Rail Committee hopes to change name and focus

With Caltrain poised to declare massive service cuts, the Palo Alto City Council's High-Speed Rail Committee is hoping to...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by andreas, on Feb 16, 2011 at 10:46 am | 6 comments | 1336 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chancellor Kanter goes to Washington

From a hushed corner office overlooking the Capitol dome and the Washington Mall, former Midpeninsula resident Martha Kanter...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Janis Allen, on Apr 5, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday car accident on Embarcadero and Louis

I came across a 3 car accident on my way to the Main Library. There were total of 6 police cars(one supervisor SUV), 2 fire...

Original post made by Why? on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Accident, on Sep 20, 2011 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1336 Views

SPORTS

U.S. shines in 3-0 victory over Colombia

Women's World Cup Megan Rapinoe was one of three goal scorers for the Americans, who beat Colombia, 3-0, Saturday in pool...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2011
Last comment by an editor, on Jul 2, 2011 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb-threat caller sought by Palo Alto police

Three Palo Alto restaurants and one at Stanford received bomb threats by a thickly accented man on May 1, tying up police...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2012 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Finish El Camino Park

Palo Alto's Parks and Recreation Commission was right earlier this week when it urged the city staff and City Council to...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 27, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 12 comments | 1335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California passes the "dream act" for illegal immigrants

How did this happen? Isn't it time to stop encourage illegal immigration? http://news.yahoo.com/california-dream-act-approved-illegal-immigrants-013617230.html ...

Original post made by CA mom on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 27, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 1335 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple held at gunpoint during home invasion

A couple was held at gunpoint inside their home in Mountain View early Monday while five assailants ransacked their residence...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 6 comments | 1335 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School's Edelman will be honored at hall of fame

Menlo School senior Drew Edelman will be honored during the Jewish Sports Hall of Fame of Northern California induction ceremony...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Clay, on Jan 8, 2013 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

SPORTS

Brooks sets triple jump mark to win event at Pac-12 championships

Stanford junior Darian Brooks won the Pac-12 men's triple jump title on the last jump of the competition Sunday at Washington...

Original post made on May. 19, 2014
Last comment by Allen Mereditn, on May 19, 2014 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View City Manager Kevin Duggan to retire in April

After 20 years as Mountain View's well-respected city manager, Kevin Duggan has announced that he will be retiring next year....

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sheriff Joe Arpaio says Obama's birth certificate is a fraud

Joe Arpaio, an American hero, finds proof of a massive fraud. "Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio says there are indications...

Original post made by Joe Palm on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Tea Party says, on Mar 1, 2012 at 6:45 pm | 8 comments | 1335 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Shedding light on blindness

White canes were a common sight in downtown Palo Alto Wednesday morning as Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 24, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion reported at Windy Hill

A mountain lion was reportedly seen in the Portola Valley and Skyline area in San Mateo County Saturday morning, according...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Oct 11, 2011 at 7:44 am | 19 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1335 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

TCE in Groundwater Has Toxicity Established by USEPA

Palo Alto has a long-term burden that its shallow groundwater being impacted by Trichoroethene (TCE) and its degradation...

Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 1, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 2 comments | 1334 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City finds fault with application for Buena Vista's conversion

The owner of Palo Alto's only trailer park home must go back to the drawing board in his quest to redevelop the site after...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by paly parent, on Jun 12, 2013 at 4:29 pm | 13 comments | 1334 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball == While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Aug 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views
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