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AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt's Kick-Off Party is this Sunday

Pat Burt will be holding his campaign kick-off party and ice cream social this Sunday from 4-5:30 pm at Hoover Park. ...

Original post made by Pat Markevitch on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by Resign, on Sep 5, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1026 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 1026 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Lightning knocks out power to SLAC

A lightning bolt struck a main electrical-transmission line to the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory Thursday night, shutting...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by Herb Borock, on Apr 13, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 1025 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Traffic signal hacked?

It appears that either the traffic signal at Lytton and Alma (at the train station) was hacked, or someone had extremely...

Original post made by asharpe on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1025 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Endangered butterflies released at Edgewood County Park

As part of a continuing effort to repopulate the checkerspot butterfly in San Mateo County, a group of biologists and volunteers...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 7, 2012 at 7:55 am | 3 comments | 1025 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook completes move to Menlo Park

Facebook on Monday completed a move from its former headquarters in Palo Alto to its new home in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 21, 2011 at 5:51 pm | 7 comments | 1025 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA City Mgr $100k/yr +/- housing subsidy from City?

Followers of this forum will perhaps recall that I have posted here twice recently regarding information I came across in...

Original post made by Diogenes on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by David L, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:30 am | 10 comments | 1024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foothill opens doors for fall quarter

Foothill College anticipates a fall enrollment of 16,500, with about a quarter of those aged 19 and under and apparently...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 7:00 pm | 3 comments | 1024 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teenage boy assaulted in Menlo Park

A 16-year-old boy was walking near Newbridge Street and Carlton Avenue Monday night when two teens approached him and demanded...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 1024 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Third consecutive Spare the Air alert issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Friday, prohibiting the use of wood-burning...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jan 17, 2013 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 1024 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PG&E pipeline-testing project in Palo Alto begins

The PG&E gas-pipeline-testing project began with staging and excavation Thursday and will continue through late September,...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:42 am | 4 comments | 1023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police identify Palo Alto gunpoint-robbery suspect

Police have identified the suspect in a recent armed robbery in downtown Palo Alto and are trying to track him down, Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2011
Last comment by Time-For-Downtown-Surveillance-Technology, on Nov 1, 2011 at 6:48 am | 8 comments | 1023 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police nab three alleged burglars

Palo Alto police arrested and booked three 15-year-old boys Friday afternoon, Feb. 17, on burglary and other charges after...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by 30 Year Resident, on Feb 22, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 1023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park fire district strikes deal with Facebook

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District board voted unanimously on Tuesday to enter into an agreement between Facebook and...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Did Barack Obama impersonate police officer as college student?

Ummm, no, not Obama, the other guy. Local news, former Stanford student had state police uniform, used it to impersonate...

Original post made by Barney B Street on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jun 7, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

My value systems are?

Rep. Paul Ryan as Romney' his vice presidential running mate. At an Atlas Society meeting celebrating Ayn Rand's...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III, MA on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by gary not, on Aug 16, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 1023 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man robbed in parked car

Two men allegedly robbed an 18-year-old man Friday who was sitting in his car. The duo fled in a 2006 Volvo, but didn't get...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by ******* Niu, on May 25, 2011 at 2:12 am | 4 comments | 1023 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Community dog walk at Mitchell Park

More than 100 dog owners and volunteers showed up at Mitchell Park on Sunday, June 24, for a community dog walk and fundraiser...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jan, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1023 Views
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