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AROUND TOWN

Mountain View's Vargas: America's most famous undocumented immigrant

Following his startling personal story in The New York Times magazine, Mountain View's Pulitzer Prize-winner Jose Antonio...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Roger Overnaut, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 16 comments | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas displays, yes I mean Christmas.

All over town, displays are being set up to celebrate the Christmas season. Many are showing the traditional Santa, Snowman,...

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 4, 2011
Last comment by greatshow, on Dec 4, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating arts and crafts

No plans for next weekend? No problem. The Palo Alto Festival of the Arts is coming to University Avenue Saturday and Sunday,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 1149 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two men attempt robbery in downtown Palo Alto

Two men, one of whom was armed with a handgun, attempted to rob three women in downtown Palo Alto on the 700 block of Emerson...

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by wally, on May 16, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 17 comments | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Conjoined twins successfully separated Tuesday

After almost 10 hours of surgery, two-year-old conjoined twins Angelica and Angelina Sabuco were successfully separated,...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by Palo Alto native, on Nov 4, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jordan sixth-grader back after health case settled

A Jordan Middle School student whose parents sued the Palo Alto school district to block his transfer over a health issue...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by editing?, on Nov 13, 2012 at 12:07 am | 3 comments | 1148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A helmet saved my daughter yesterday

Gabi was riding her bike into Paly and swerved and crashed to avoid running into a boy who crossed her path. Even though...

Original post made by Carina Rossner on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by C, on Dec 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bay Area gas prices rising despite drop in state

Gas prices have been dropping in many parts of California the past few days, but Tuesday's AAA gas price report shows many...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 13, 2011 at 11:46 am | 6 comments | 1148 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest Oregon man for indecent exposure

Police arrested a 22-year-old Oregon man for indecent exposure and lewd conduct in public on Jan. 20 after a victim said...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 4, 2013 at 2:46 pm | 7 comments | 1148 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, a Stanford graduate from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Tom's Wife, on Apr 30, 2013 at 11:38 am | 5 comments | 1148 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park Blockbuster goes bust

It's lights off for Menlo Park's Blockbuster store at 3532 Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park. The store plans to shut...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 29, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 5 comments | 1148 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

JUST DANCE ... Palo Alto's debate over the future of Cubberley Community Center turned contentious Monday night when artists,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Bill Wohler, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:24 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phone call scams claim to offer utility deals

Two scams targeting Palo Alto utilities customers are circulating around the city, and the City of Palo Alto Utilities Department...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Horselady, on Nov 27, 2012 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 1147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Building requirements for remodel homes

Hi, We were recently planning on remodeling our house, which includes significant changes to existing house. Along with...

Original post made by Aj on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by calebdrake, on Aug 19, 2013 at 1:23 am | 8 comments | 1147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer basketball camps for grade 8 - 10; any you think are great or suggest to stay away from?

I'm looking for a summer basketball class or camp for my sons, going into grades 8 and 10. Any suggestions? I know the...

Original post made by Maureen on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Maureen, on May 30, 2011 at 7:45 pm | 3 comments | 1147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Contaminated lettuce recalled

Some brands of bagged romaine lettuce salads are being recalled due to contamination with a strain of E. coli, according...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 21, 2011 at 10:36 am | 5 comments | 1147 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto man pulls own gun on robbers

A robbery victim in East Palo Alto took matters into his own hands on Wednesday afternoon, scaring away two robbers with...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Aquamarine, on May 24, 2013 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views

SPORTS

NCAA title puts Stanford in rare company

With one little tap of her forehead, Palo Alto grad Teresa Noyola gave the Stanford women's soccer team its first lead in...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Stanford fan, on Dec 5, 2011 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mortar round found in East Palo Alto home

A possible explosive device found in an East Palo Alto residence was determined to be an old inert training mortar round,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Jun 14, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 1147 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

noisy biplane advertising

For at least an hour now, a noisy biplane with an allstate sign has been circling the neighborhood of professorville. not...

Original post made by lea cox on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 7 comments | 1146 Views
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