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AROUND TOWN

Police: Child, 9, caused Midtown explosion

A 9-year old child playing in the storage unit of a Palo Alto apartment complex accidentally set off the small explosion...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Sep 22, 2011 at 8:42 am | 9 comments | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto man shot while driving

A 27-year-old East Palo Alto man has been killed in an incident in which he was shot while driving his car and his vehicle...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 17, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over Monroe Park development

A developer building a housing complex at the former site of Palo Alto Bowl, has filed a lawsuit against the city, challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jan 26, 2014 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 1109 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto icon Ruth Spangenberg dies at 92

Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Today is the day to talk about Gun Control in Palo Alto

I am not normally a political rantist, but I feel so strongly about this and we do need to act to prevent more bloodshed...

Original post made by Gun Control on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Dec 15, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 16 comments | 1108 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jumping into service for the country

Hundreds of Palo Alto elementary students Wednesday sprang into action in support of first lady Michelle Obama's bid to set...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Do the right thing, on Oct 13, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 7 comments | 1108 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 23, shot in East Palo Alto

A 23-year-old man was found shot on an East Palo Alto sidewalk Sunday (Oct. 16) and East Palo Alto police are seeking the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1108 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Community Forum on Crime & Personal Preparedness

June is National Safety Month Supervisor Liz Kniss, City of Palo Alto, Avenidas and Palo Alto Neighborhoods sponsor a Community...

Original post made by Annette on Jun. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1108 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park Legends advance to Far West League playoffs

The Menlo Park Legends' semipro baseball team finished its regular season taking two of three games during the weekend from...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Another PA fan, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 1108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in multiple armed robberies was arrested Thursday evening after a standoff outside a North Fair Oaks home that...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 1108 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mae Mays, wife of Willie Mays, dies at 74

Mae Louise Allen Mays, wife of baseball legend Willie Mays for 41 years, died Friday at their Atherton home after a 16-year...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by standing, on Apr 23, 2013 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bullet shatters Palo Alto window; no injuries

Apparent New Year's revelry turned into a headache for one Crescent Park neighborhood homeowner when a .22-caliber bullet...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2012
Last comment by vet, on Jan 4, 2012 at 7:20 am | 17 comments | 1108 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is up with the SJ Mercury's Coverage of the SF Giants?

I realize that this year's Giants are not in contention but the cover page of the sports section has zero coverage of the...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Boorah, on Oct 6, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1108 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day at the UN

Thereís been the debate this week at the United Nations on a resolution on Harmony with Nature that was introduced by the...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

ACS adds service to help gay, bisexual teens

Adolescent Counseling Services, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit service agency for teens in distress, announced it has acquired...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
Last comment by About TIme, on Jul 16, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A helmet saved my daughter yesterday

Gabi was riding her bike into Paly and swerved and crashed to avoid running into a boy who crossed her path. Even though...

Original post made by Carina Rossner on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1107 Views

SPORTS

Marquess wins his 1,500th baseball game against the Bears

Palo Alto resident Alex Blandino contributed a lot in less than half a game. The Stanford infielder collected three hits...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1107 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto braces for turnover at City Hall

With work habits shifting and employee benefits under fire, Palo Alto is bracing for an exodus of workers from City Hall...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by slow torture, on Oct 18, 2012 at 9:54 pm | 11 comments | 1107 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1107 Views

AROUND TOWN

how far from an intersection can you safely park a car

California state guidelines say cars should not park closer than 10 feet from intersections. That distance makes it easier...

Original post made by pedestrian on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by pedestrian, on May 16, 2011 at 6:21 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views
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