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AROUND TOWN

Mimm Patterson: Homesick, in Ireland

I left Palo Alto for Ireland in 1994. On 11 September 2001 I was living in Donegal, Ireland, and working as the manager of...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Emarson Nickings, on Jun 4, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

King withdraws from county supervisor race

Former Saratoga Mayor Kathleen King has withdrawn from the race for Liz Kniss' seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Voter, on Feb 3, 2012 at 1:30 am | 7 comments | 1179 Views

SPORTS

Double the pleasure for Barte and Burdette

==B NCAA tennis== ==I Klahn-Thacher, Tan lose in finals== Hilary Barte leaves the Stanford women's tennis program a winner....

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by mal t, on May 31, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Press is three times a scorer

==B Of local note== Stanford grad Christen Press recorded her first career hat trick at the professional in helping magicJack...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by John, on Aug 1, 2011 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto shortens Development Center hours

Palo Alto will reduce hours at its Development Center on Wednesdays while staff brainstorms ways to reform the city's notoriously...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Sonny, on Dec 1, 2010 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B>I DREAM OF THEATER ... </B>The looming departure of <B>Borders Books</B> from downtown Palo Alto has given some residents...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Who does he represent, on Aug 14, 2011 at 9:46 pm | 8 comments | 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What are the fireworks for?

10pm Friday night and the dog's are going crazy as there are ton of fireworks going off for a few minutes, what's the reason?...

Original post made by David on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on May 11, 2013 at 3:10 am | 4 comments | 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Duveneck / St. Francis

Barbara Wolfe and her husband Elliott wanted to settle down after moving around the country for many years, and after one...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 3 comments | 1178 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Rampaging teen smashes up Mountain View store

A Mountain View teenager was arrested after allegedly going on a destructive rampage through a Latham Street convenience...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 27, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 10 comments | 1178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford halts work on hiking trail

Stanford University has stopped work on a hiking trail near Page Mill Road because of a lawsuit filed against the university...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by bullies, on Apr 28, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 4 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumping in Permanente Creek/Mountain View Slough

I was just hiking in the Mountain View Baylands next to Permanente Creek. A culvert near the golf Course and Rengstorff...

Original post made by Marie on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Mar 5, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Natural-gas incident prompts road closure in Palo Alto

El Camino Real in Palo Alto between Charleston Road and Ventura Avenue, which was briefly closed Thursday afternoon due to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Debra Katz, on Jan 10, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Water-main break on Lytton forces evacuation

A gushing water main caused a four-story building to be evacuated and shut down part of Lytton Avenue Tuesday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Yikes! water pipe, on Jun 20, 2012 at 10:43 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board of Education to decide on election timing

The Palo Alto school board will decide Tuesday whether to follow the City Council in aligning its elections with county and...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Winning School: Lessons from a Highly Successful Massachusetts High School

This is a fascinating account of how a high school makes itself successful. Are there any schools like this in Santa Clara...

Original post made by CoolSchool on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 2, 2012 at 2:41 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Thefts, Drugs, Alcohol, cheating and Teen Sex on our high school campuses.

I think we should be outraged about the amount of bike thefts, pot smoking, alcohol, cheating and teen sex that seems to...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 22, 2014 at 9:56 am | 21 comments | 1177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man charged with torching the Mountain View U-Haul center

Mountain View Police Department press release and mug shot: http://www.mountainview.gov/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=400...

Original post made by jakubik on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police dragnet at Cowper and Colorado

Any information on the manhunt Thursday evening 7:30 on midtown streets?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1177 Views
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