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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Recendes admits sex assault of woman, 94

Roberto Recendes has pleaded guilty to the 2002 rape and beating of a 94-year-old woman at Palo Alto Commons, according to...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 18, 2010 at 9:21 pm | 6 comments | 2554 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Simitian's bill to limit cough-medicine sales to minors advances

Joe Simitian's bid to ban sales of certain cough medicine to minors easily sailed through the state Senate Tuesday afternoon....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Give me back my Adult ability to choose!!!, on Jun 6, 2011 at 10:40 am | 11 comments | 2554 Views

SPORTS

Gall steps down after a decade of playing professional baseball

John Gall stepped in as a pinch hitter against San Diego Padres' relief pitcher Akinori Otsuki for his only at bat in a Major...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Crumpled Car Towed from Railroad Tracks at East Meadow

Does anyone know what happened the evening of Thursday, October 4 on the railroad tracks at East Meadow and Alma? A horribly...

Original post made by Jan H on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 9, 2012 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 2554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disabled man gets stolen tricycle back

A man who has a mobility disability had his chief form of transportation stolen on Tuesday, March 22, sparking a nearly 32-hour...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Mark, on Mar 25, 2016 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2554 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three youths linked to 23 PA auto burglaries

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Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 16, 2008 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

State launches Halloween crackdown on under-age drinking

California's Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control is ramping up its statewide efforts to reduce the number of minors...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 29, 2014 at 8:56 am | 1 comment | 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Palo Alto" book by James Franco

I recently read the notorius book by James Franco called "Palo Alto". It is a very disturbing picture of the lives of Palo...

Original post made by Sohini on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 10, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police release sketch of College Avenue prowler

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of a man who was peering into a second-floor residential window from a tree about...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by reader, on Oct 28, 2009 at 11:25 am | 6 comments | 2553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

El Camino car crash creates hydrant mini-geyser

A two-car collision at Grant Avenue and El Camino Real shortly after 7 p.m. Tuesday sent one car careening into a fire hydrant,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by The Photographer, on Aug 26, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 2553 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police to hold community meeting on robberies

The Palo Alto Police Department will host a community-awareness meeting about recent armed robberies in Palo Alto on Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by TO: Use-More-Digital-Technology, on Jan 19, 2011 at 10:56 am | 13 comments | 2553 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto advances to CCS baseball title game

Palo Alto will attempt to win its first section baseball title since 1927 when it takes on Burlingame in the Central Coast...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jeff, on May 28, 2010 at 7:12 am | 1 comment | 2553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain Going Downhill Fast

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Original post made by Bye-Bye McSame on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Palin Watcher, on Sep 24, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 18 comments | 2553 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Copies San Francisco

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/02/07/MN6M15P43V.DTL&hw=American+Apparel&sn=001&sc=1000...

Original post made by Alabama on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 8, 2009 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

What happened to Red Mango on University Ave?

I drove past Red Mango today and noticed that it is closed. What happened?...

Original post made by Joanna on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 11, 2011 at 11:07 am | 5 comments | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>LOCAL BONSAI SHOW . . . </B>The <B>Kusamura Bonsai Club</B> will hold its 56th Annual Show <B>Saturday, April 30</B>,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2553 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library bond campaign to hold kick-off event

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Original post made on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by GMC, on Sep 22, 2008 at 8:52 am | 19 comments | 2552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two (or maybe four?) candidates in 21st Assembly District race

Hal Plotkin, a member of the Foothill-De Anza Community College District Board, is definitely in the race for Ira Ruskin's...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Mar 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

High-speed rail draws a crowd to Atherton

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Jun 1, 2009 at 5:21 pm | 9 comments | 2552 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Driver loses control, barrels into Woodside bank

Woodside's Wells Fargo bank was not built with a drive-up window, but the driver of a black Mercedes on Tuesday, April 14,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Senior with a manual transmission, on Apr 18, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2552 Views
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