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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 1224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police nab suspect in Saturday's bank robbery

Palo Alto police have made an arrest in connection with Saturday's bank robbery on El Camino Real after tips from two other...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Social Butterfly, on Apr 20, 2013 at 3:21 am | 9 comments | 1224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Rainy weather on horizon for Bay Area this week

Skies have turned gray over the Bay Area, and rainfall is expected for the next few days as a storm system from the Gulf...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 5, 2011 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten-Second Residential Parking Permit Program On-Line Survey!

So, I get home today, after a very taxing day donating my efforts to the local Little League park, conditioning the field...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 23, 2013 at 7:30 pm | 6 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Space District launches massive 'vision plan'

A vision plan to determine how the public wants open space to be used was launched by the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by NO ON MROSD TAX HIKE, on May 30, 2014 at 8:51 am | 7 comments | 1224 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 1223 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Thacher wins ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award

Stanford senior tennis standout Ryan Thacher has been named winner of the 2012 Men's ITA/Arthur Ashe Jr. Award for Leadership...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on May 23, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Contract on Corporate America

W. David Kubiak has been challenging corporate America for decades. He has deduced that corporations are super-organisms...

Original post made by Carol Brouillet on Feb. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Effective enforcement of the gas-powered leaf blower ban: Fine the property owners

When I see my neighbors' gardeners using gas-powered leaf blowers, I walk over to them (the gardeners) and inform them that...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Nov 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm | 7 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Foothill Expressway crash victim identified

A Mountain View woman who died Wednesday when her car crashed into a tree has been identified as Claire Silberman, the Santa...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by FS, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:23 am | 8 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shots fired at dog walker in Menlo Park

An 18-year-old man walking his dog Monday night escaped unscathed after someone shot at him from a car near Newbridge Street...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1222 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men lose a chance to climb Pac-12 hoop standings

Dwight Powell scored 18 points and grabbed nine points but the Stanford men's basketball team dropped a 64-60 decision to...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by cburiiii, on Feb 13, 2014 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 1222 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Future Palo Alto housing: taller, smaller

In a radical departure from recent trends, Palo Alto officials endorsed a new vision for housing on Monday, July 9, that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 11, 2012 at 7:27 pm | 2 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man caught with 6 kilos of pot gets three years

A felon who was caught with 6 kilograms of marijuana and a gun faces a three-year prison sentence after a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Work on Oregon Expressway to close lanes tonight

Construction crews will be installing new roadway markings on Oregon Expressway Friday night, prompting lane closures in...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by Wondering?, on Aug 22, 2014 at 7:41 pm | 7 comments | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: East Palo Alto students gain direction from 'Be the First'

Woodside High School sophomore Bianca Trujillo went from failing grades to straight As last year and is now looking forward...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2011
Last comment by win, on Nov 28, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 5 comments | 1221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police seek suspect in string of burglaries

Palo Alto police are looking for a suspect in a string of commercial burglaries, including a Wednesday morning burglary at...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2011
Last comment by another robbery, on Aug 28, 2011 at 8:33 am | 17 comments | 1221 Views
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