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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Accident at Greer and Embarcadero

Anyone know information about the accident at Greer and Embarcadero today? Looked like a child was hit. Our community...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by DanPaly, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:40 pm | 6 comments | 1040 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman pleads not guilty in fatal stabbing

A woman accused of fatally stabbing her boyfriend at their home in East Palo Alto last month pleaded not guilty to murder...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Mar 4, 2012 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 1040 Views

SPORTS

No expansion plan yet for Pac-12 Conference

==BI Stanford's Watson wins golf tournament == The Pac-12 Conference will remain at a dozen teams as the league's presidents...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by John, on Sep 21, 2011 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1040 Views

SPORTS

Two medals for Robinson in state track

Gunn junior Sarah Robinson will have every right to be a little tired on Sunday, after running the equivalent of three miles...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 2, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Loud Noise in midTown this morning

Did anyone else hear the loud sounded like an explosion around 8:30AM today? Couldn't tell where it came from - Greer Park,...

Original post made by msmartha on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Rachel, on May 15, 2012 at 7:48 am | 3 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College opens new coaching era with win

==B College football== The Mark Speckman era at Menlo College kicked off with a bang on Saturday, as the Oaks scored three...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo4Life, on Aug 27, 2012 at 10:29 pm | 2 comments | 1040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg to fundraise for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla, will host a campaign fundraiser at his Palo Alto home for New Jersey...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by incurious pep, on Jan 29, 2013 at 12:43 am | 12 comments | 1040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools and rain! (and middle schools too)

What do the schools do with wet jackets and umbrellas on wet days? My high schooler and middle schooler won't take jackets...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1039 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pay-by-space parking arrives in Menlo Park

Menlo Park's trial run of pay-by-space meters starts this week as part of a new range of options offering people the choice...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by TEST IT OUT, on Nov 3, 2011 at 2:18 am | 3 comments | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rare falcon rescued in Palo Alto dies

A rare falcon that was found injured in Palo Alto has been euthanized, a Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA spokesman said Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Mark, on Feb 1, 2012 at 9:51 am | 5 comments | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Meg fires 27,000 HP employees, stock price soars

One percenters are rewarding Meg for firing 27,000 employees. Stock price is up 10% on the news. The American jobs will...

Original post made by meg on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on May 23, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1039 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos fire causes $500,000 in damages

Santa Clara County firefighters have extinguished a one-alarm fire that caused an estimated $500,000 in damage to the garage...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by Danielle, on Apr 5, 2012 at 12:20 am | 4 comments | 1038 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fast And Furious conspiracy theory finally peters out with fake contempt vote

For a year, every day, Fox news has worked with the Republican Party on a conspiracy theory with made up stories about Obama...

Original post made by Rich Alto on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Rich Alto, on Jun 28, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1038 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Poor air quality forces another Spare the Air alert

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today, July 12, will be another "Spare the Air" day. Today's...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by pollution, on Jul 12, 2012 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 1038 Views

AROUND TOWN

Time to unplug

A common energy-waster called "phantom power" may be to blame for rising energy bills. Also named "vampire power" for sucking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1038 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A time for Cubberley planning

There are endless possibilities for how the 35-acre former Cubberley High School site on Middlefield Road in south Palo Alto...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Close neighbor, on Oct 2, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 2 comments | 1037 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1037 Views
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