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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Superintendent: district still on track to buy land

The Palo Alto school district remains on track to acquire a coveted 2.6-acre parcel on San Antonio Road, school officials...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by varnish, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 8 comments | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jillian Du

Jillian Du says she won't miss the "superficial competition," the morning traffic and the "brown color" of Gunn High School. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Miles, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident at Palo Alto Baylands this morning?

Does anyone know what was happening at the Palo Alto baylands this morning around 9am, near to the nature center? There...

Original post made by Dog walker on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Dog walker, on Nov 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police seek witnesses to shooting

East Palo Alto police are seeking witnesses to a shooting that occurred Sunday, Feb. 17, around 2:30 p.m. in the 600 block...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
Last comment by Marisol, on Mar 8, 2013 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1131 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

DA: Domestic violence led to 16 deaths in 2011

Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year -- the highest number of deaths in nearly...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:39 pm | 8 comments | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto the #1 snobbiest city in the COUNTRY?

Why is this story not published here? Too embarrassing? http://live105.cbslocal.com/2014/07/23/palo-alto-tops-snobbiest-small-cities-in-america-list-followed-by-san-rafael-and-...

Original post made by Blue on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by litgal, on Jul 29, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 28 comments | 1131 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attempted rape reported at Mountain View motel

Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting a female employee of a Mountain View motel on Sunday (Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 19, 2011 at 12:53 pm | 6 comments | 1130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain View man arrested after seven-hour standoff

A man suspected of beating his girlfriend was arrested after a seven-hour standoff in Mountain View Sunday morning, police...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Nov 27, 2012 at 8:19 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters to the editor

<B>Pay the artist already Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18574 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Agree with Cherie, on Mar 13, 2013 at 7:38 pm | 4 comments | 1130 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys will play for a sixth straight CCS tennis title

Hot weather couldn't stop the Menlo School boys tennis team on Wednesday, nor could Bellarmine Prep in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous MA player , on May 14, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District fatality is identified

A man who was killed in a crash near La Honda late Thursday morning has been identified by the coroner's office as Luis Audelo-Partida,...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by Eduord, on Jun 4, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three arrested for Menlo Park burglaries

Menlo Park police arrested three male juveniles Thursday in connection with several residential burglaries on Gilbert Avenue,...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by trainz, on Jul 8, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two dozen trees saved on El Camino Real

Late last year Mountain View marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by NeedTrees, on Aug 10, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 1130 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto takes a break while four local teams battle in first-round matches

==B NorCal volleyball== Five local girls' volleyball teams all have something to shoot for as the 2011 Northern California...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Nov 27, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park convenience store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery Monday night. Read...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by RL, on Jun 1, 2011 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's customer escapes gun-wielding man

A man received an unwelcome holiday surprise in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics Wednesday night when two men wearing...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1129 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views
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