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SPORTS

Palo Alto adds to its history-making season

There was no denying the Palo Alto baseball team on Saturday night, not even a two-hour rain delay would keep the Vikings...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by Go Vikings, on May 30, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Jobless rates on the rise across Bay Area

Unemployment has increased in several counties across the San Francisco Bay Area, according to a state report released Friday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 8, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 2 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: Saying goodbye, on to the next chapter ...

Fourteen years ago this summer I was in that uncomfortable but exhilarating phase of looking for a new career. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Susan Frank, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mohinder Pelia: A Visitor Stands in Solidarity

On 11 Sep 01, at 0800 hours, I received a call from Mr. Larry, the father-in-law of my eldest daughter, telling me, "America...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1269 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 | 1269 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto picks new Human Resources director

Palo Alto will soon have a new leader in its Human Resources Department -- a veteran attorney whose experience with labor...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by "Chief People Officer", on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:50 pm | 12 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gas station robbed at gun point

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who robbed an ARCO gas station on San Antonio Road at gunpoint Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by surveillance photos?, on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 6 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police release sketch of Los Altos indecent exposure suspect

Police have released a sketch of a man who indecently exposed himself to a juvenile in Los Altos Monday morning. The man...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by turn him in, on Jul 28, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 3 comments | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver in CHP pursuit drove wrong way on 101

A driver who fled from police by driving the wrong way on U.S. Highway 101 Tuesday was stopped after California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Sep 1, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 10 comments | 1268 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 | 1268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspect arrested in downtown Palo Alto robbery

A man who police said robbed a woman at gunpoint in downtown Palo Alto in October and then stole her car several days later...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Mom, on Jan 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 7 comments | 1268 Views

SPORTS

Stanfords Gibbs takes a big step up in her next match

==B Bank of the West Classic == ==I Burdette pulls off upset win == Stanford junior Nicole Gibbs gets the chance to play...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by serena, on Jul 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Computer Privacy

My husband set up the computers used in our house. Can you tell I'm not computer savvy? What do I mean by 'set-up'? He got...

Original post made by Priscilla on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge this afternoon (Jan. 11) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 12, 2011 at 1:56 pm | 5 comments | 1268 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1268 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 | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gardeners irked by planned driveway near Main Library

As Palo Alto plows forth with major upgrades to the Main Library and the Palo Alto Art Center, city officials are also looking...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 22, 2012 at 11:28 am | 40 comments | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center plans an Oct. 6 re-opening day

All the wall calendars owned by all the employees of the Palo Alto Art Center likely have one thing in common: a big circle...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 1268 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Hovers over PA for an Hour

Does anyone know why a helicopter would hover over Palo Alto between 4:30 and 5:30 pm on Tuesday October 10 ? The noise...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1268 Views
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