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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 | 1180 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 | 1180 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney Campaign says Mitt is an Etch-A-Sketch

After having a great week, winning Illinois and picking up the moderate establishment endorsement of Jeb Bush, the ongoing...

Original post made by RJ on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 12 comments | 1180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Reception Friday, April 8 for Sculpture Installations Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by Community School of Music and Arts on Apr. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1180 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another Manager for Palo Alto CSD

Why in this time of reductions and cut backs is the city adding another manager to the ranks in the Community Services Department?...

Original post made by David on Dec. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman attacked while walking in Mountain View

Police are searching for a man who attacked a Mountain View woman as she walked through a residential neighborhood Saturday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by gio, on Jan 10, 2011 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 1179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Liquor store burglary latest to hit small retailers

An early morning burglary at a Barron Park liquor store is the latest in a series of break-ins that have plagued small Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by WOW, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1179 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 | 1179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1179 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cancer survivors celebrate healing through art

Art therapist Tehlia Eisenstat helps cancer patients at El Camino Hospital escape the difficulties of their illness through...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Diana, on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Middlefield Road/California Avenue Traffic Light Malfunction?

I drive on Middlefield Road past the traffic light at California Avenue several times a day often early in the morning (4AM)....

Original post made by Driver on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1178 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Color of Palo Alto' artist pays commission surprise visit

Samuel Yates, the creator of the "Color of Palo Alto" art project, paid a surprise visit to last night's public art commission...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by ART or GPS, on Apr 20, 2013 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto takes a break while four local teams battle in first-round matches

==B NorCal volleyball== Five local girls' volleyball teams all have something to shoot for as the 2011 Northern California...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by wp fan, on Nov 27, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Skate Park breaks ground

A skateboarding center designed to move young people away from violence on the streets broke ground in East Palo Alto on...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 10, 2011 at 12:00 am | 5 comments | 1178 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 | 1178 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Finally, high speed rail will start, thanks to President Obama

http://articles.washingtonpost.com/2012-12-06/local/35673787_1_high-speed-rail-public-money-first-project We are very...

Original post made by Brock on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Brock, on Jan 14, 2013 at 4:54 pm | 20 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain: Weekend baby bullets a success

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 18, 2011 at 9:18 am | 8 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

A sweet way to get together

Growing up in Berkeley, Karin Thorne always looked forward to the days leading up to Christmas when the family gathered to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lachie, on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 1178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Few sign up for new 'transitional' program

Despite its origins in Palo Alto, a new law compelling California school districts to offer "transitional kindergarten" has...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Oct 14, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 1177 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bogus 911 calls lead to arrest in Mountain View

While investigating bogus 911 calls, police arrested a man outside of a Mountain View car repair shop early Saturday morning...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by sTPSA, on Jun 1, 2011 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 1177 Views
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