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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton woman arrested in hit-and-run

A 62-year-old Atherton woman was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence during a chaotic exit from a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Liz, on Dec 27, 2010 at 12:25 am | 13 comments | 2471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Principal: Under-reporting of bullying a problem

The hesitance of school-bullying victims to report bullying incidents leads to a Catch 22 in trying to solve the problem,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Local Parent, on Dec 26, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 56 comments | 4956 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Old Los Altos

Just Across the street from Downtown Los Altos and behind Foothill Expressway lies Old Los Altos. Shoup Park and Redwood...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2010
Last comment by Roosevelt HS Grad, on Dec 25, 2010 at 9:11 pm | 1 comment | 3388 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bicyclist 'unsafely turned' before fatal crash

The accident that killed a Los Altos Hills bicyclist on Alpine Road in November occurred after the bicyclist "unsafely turned"...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Firefighter, on Dec 25, 2010 at 7:39 am | 68 comments | 4934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dark Christmas for 2,900 Mountain View homes

A car struck a power pole in Mountain View this afternoon and knocked out power to more than 2,900 PG&E customers, a PG&E...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by Neighbor, on Dec 24, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2064 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First rail segment to stretch to Bakersfield

The first segment of California's proposed high-speed-rail line would extend from the unincorporated Central Valley community...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 24, 2010 at 4:50 pm | 8 comments | 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school calendar to stay same in 2011-12

Palo Alto schools will have a 2011-12 academic calendar similar to this year's schedule, but there is a strong possibility...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by no skin in this game any more, just wisdom, on Dec 24, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 78 comments | 5642 Views

RESTAURANTS

Small taqueria making big holiday gesture

The Como Esta Taqueria in Midtown Palo Alto may be small but it's making a big Christmas gesture Dec. 24. Between 3 and 6...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 24, 2010 at 11:21 am | 15 comments | 5195 Views

AROUND TOWN

36 robberies?

On the 11pm news broadcast, while reporting a robbery in Palo Alto (I think Stanford Mall), the reporter said that this adds...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 24, 2010
Last comment by MidtownMom, on Dec 24, 2010 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1885 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 2620 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Group proposes new East Palo Alto charter school

A group that runs three high-performing charter schools in San Jose is circulating a petition to open a new charter elementary...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Resident One, on Dec 23, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 11 comments | 2230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto resident named Financial Times Person of the Year

Last week, Time Magazine named that Facebook guy as person of the year. Today, the Financial Times names a different Palo...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:51 pm | 4 comments | 1959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views

SPORTS

Soccer America names Stanford's Christen Press it's National Player of the Year

Stanford senior forward Christen Press was named Soccer America's Women's Player of the Year on Wednesday. Press became the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Grammarchecker, on Dec 23, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 3650 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves suicide-prevention policy

Suicide prevention was once a taboo subject in Palo Alto. Now, it's a city policy. Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=19358...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by Listen. Dont Censor., on Dec 23, 2010 at 2:12 pm | 13 comments | 2622 Views

SPORTS

Hansen, Harbaugh share success stories

==BI Stanford football notebook == There's a little bit of Palo Alto football coach Earl Hansen in Stanford football coach...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by ALVARO, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2473 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are the towers a health hazard?

One of the greatest reasons for opposing cell-phone towers is the perception that radio-frequency (RF) emissions cause health...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Dumb, on Dec 23, 2010 at 9:48 am | 12 comments | 3498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Apple and Google are spying on you

Everyone knows how much Facebook is spying on its users. There is along article in the Wall Street Journal today saying that...

Original post made by fanboi on Dec. 18, 2010
Last comment by fanboi, on Dec 23, 2010 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1818 Views

AROUND TOWN

Implications of the Castro St (and other) Caltrain Ped Crossing Project

The project to "upgrade" the Castro St (Mountain View) pedestrian crossing is taking shape. They are putting in permanent...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 23, 2010
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian killed at San Antonio Caltrain station

A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a southbound Caltrain at the San Antonio station in Mountain View Wednesday evening,...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2009
Last comment by cb, on Dec 22, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 34 comments | 4911 Views
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