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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1934 Views

SPORTS

Pohlen is latest to join some elite company at Stanford

Jeanette Pohlen joined the statistical company of former Stanford greats Jennifer Azzi, Sonja Henning and Nicole Powell as...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Rod, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 2490 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tall Tree Award honorees announced

Downtown retailer University Art, nonprofit organization Youth Community Service, local developer Jim Baer, and father/daughter...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Debbie Ford-Scriba, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:40 am | 1 comment | 4370 Views

SPORTS

Fundraiser on Sunday at Stanford for injured water polo player

Aside from the college women's season, water polo is taking a break until the summer season. However, that won't stop hundreds...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Colette, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 2844 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive freed by Egyptian authorities

Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim has been released after 10 days of confinement in Egypt for his involvement in ongoing...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Well said, DN, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:17 am | 4 comments | 2040 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"Multiculturalism has failed" says British Prime Minister

The British Prime Minister has angered many with this comment, but others are saying it is about time. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-12371994 This...

Original post made by BBC Watcher on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by I am with you, BBC watcher, on Feb 11, 2011 at 6:04 am | 5 comments | 1608 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

kitchen scraps composting

hi I am encouraged to compost vegetable and fruit scraps from the kitchen in an effort to reduce waste, recycle and generally...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Annette Puskarich, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:22 pm | 4 comments | 1644 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot - Will the Verdict be Innocent or Guilty?

Since folks have hijacked previous threads with their rude comments, no further comments can be posted. So I thought I'd...

Original post made by Hmmm on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 10, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 1691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Twitter founder tweets his breakfast menu

The founder of Twitter believes it's worth tweeting what he had for breakfast. Or so he told a Stanford University audience...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by ??, on Feb 10, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 10 comments | 3005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Greenmeadow vs Eichler

We are interested in joining a swim club this summer. Though we live very close to Greenmeadow we have heard good things...

Original post made by undecided on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by cc, on Feb 10, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 34 comments | 4921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto braces for rising water rates

Palo Altans could face years of steep water-rate increases, including a 12.5 percent jump in July, because of regional efforts...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 32 comments | 3636 Views

SPORTS

Bears lose chance to gain control of Bay soccer race

The Menlo-Atherton boys' soccer team lost a golden opportunity to control its own destiny in the PAL Bay Division race, losing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Damian Cohen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two mountain lions seen near Canada College

Two mountain lions were seen near the west side entrance to Canada College in Woodside around 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, county...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 1943 Views

BOOKS

Witness says Zumot sped by her as fire started

Susie Scholpp said she was unloading groceries from her car outside her Lincoln Avenue home shortly after 6 p.m. on Oct....

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 4323 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident with webcam warns of intruder

A tech-savvy homeowner on Tennyson Avenue in Palo Alto used a webcam to record footage of a suspicious man taking pictures...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by PAneighbor, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:41 am | 30 comments | 3676 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Defense begins its case in Zumot trial

The timeline of Bulos Zumot's actions on Oct. 15, 2009, continued to take center stage at Zumot's trial Tuesday as the prosecution...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:26 am | 4 comments | 2564 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concrete Islands on Arastradero

One of our Barron Park neighbors posted this today on our mailing list. I thought others might be interested in what's happening...

Original post made by Joe on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Feb 10, 2011 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 1616 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot grilled over turbulent relationship

The two-year relationship between Bulos Zumot and Jennifer Schipsi was marked by a long sequence of fights, make-ups and...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Fleur de Lis, on Feb 10, 2011 at 9:59 am | 19 comments | 2830 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Priory girls all set for their WBAL showdown

A third straight title in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) will be on the line when first-place Sacred Heart...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Knight Time, on Feb 10, 2011 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 2067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gentle question about washing cars in driveways

I am under the impression that is it illegal inPalo Alto to wash your car in your driveway, and the reason for this is that...

Original post made by JustMe on Feb. 5, 2011
Last comment by um, on Feb 10, 2011 at 8:24 am | 11 comments | 4866 Views
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