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AROUND TOWN

Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist hit by car on Middlefield Road

A motorcyclist was taken to Stanford Hospital with a serious leg injury after being hit by a car on Middlefield Road Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by stop, on Jan 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1204 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with a sweep

==B Summer baseball== The Palo Alto Oaks are off to a 4-0 start to the summer baseball season after sweeping a doubleheader...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open-space district surpasses 60,000 acres

A 270-acre farm near Half Moon Bay will bump the amount of preserved open space managed by the Midpeninsula Regional Open...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 21 comments | 1204 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Storm system from Alaska headed for Bay Area

Bay Area residents may want to bundle up, as a cold-weather system is headed this way and will linger for several days, a...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 10, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas prices on their way up?

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by communter, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 15 comments | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bird watchers ? ... anyone know about bright yellow birds ?

I just was totally blown away in my own back yard. Looking out the window I saw a bird I have never seen anything like before...

Original post made by Anon. on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jun 2, 2011 at 4:33 pm | 7 comments | 1204 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shifts focus to infrastructure

Palo Alto's quest to repair its aged infrastructure and possibly seek a bond to pay for some of these repairs will kick off...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by JT, on Jan 18, 2012 at 3:47 am | 16 comments | 1203 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto attorney seeks seat on City Council

Attorney Marc Berman, a former state Assembly candidate who had spent much of the past year surveying Palo Alto's infrastructure...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by svatoid, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Robber shoots man in leg in Mountain View

A Mountain View man was shot in the leg with a handgun and robbed of his pellet gun this afternoon, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 28, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 11 comments | 1203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1203 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stanford stalker faces six months in jail

A former Stanford University student faces up to six months in jail for hacking her ex-boyfriend's computer, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Weirdo, on Jan 28, 2013 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1203 Views

SPORTS

Shaw makes debut as head coach after learning from best

==B Stanford football== There's a long list of things that differentiate Stanford football first-year head coach David...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Stanford Fan, on Sep 2, 2011 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blue Cross patients get temporary reprieve

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield patients will not have to pay more for their care while Stanford Hospital & Clinics and...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by Love the competition, on Sep 16, 2011 at 6:41 am | 2 comments | 1203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto police officer reflects on Veterans Day

For many, Veterans Day is a day off from work or school to pay tribute to those who have risked their lives and served in...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by steve, on Nov 13, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 1203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

J.P. Kullman

Staring down cancer is not one of the stresses normally associated with high school. But for new Palo Alto High School graduate...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by You Know Who This Is, on Jun 27, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 4 comments | 1202 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cubberley, enrollment, budget top 2012 school concerns

Planning for the future of Cubberley Community Center will likely take center stage in 2012, along with growing school-district...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by PA Neighbor, on Jan 6, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 4 comments | 1202 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arrests made in burglaries of Menlo-area schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1202 Views
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