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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto plans to add furniture, cut lanes on California Avenue

California Avenue may soon be equipped with brand new street furniture, a splashy new fountain and fewer travel lanes. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by same old, same old, on Mar 16, 2010 at 9:08 am | 25 comments | 2747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents weigh in on bike/pedestrian path across 101

When it comes to finding a place for an improved bike/pedestrian path that will cross U.S. Highway 101 in south Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 6, 2010 at 8:23 pm | 13 comments | 2747 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Opponents of firefighter measure raise $58,000

A coalition of former Palo Alto mayors has raised more than $58,000 to defeat a ballot measure that would lock in firefighter...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:44 pm | 24 comments | 2746 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to hold 'Education Update' Saturday

For parents and community members concerned about the state of education, Senator Joe Simitian will hold an "Education Update"...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by YouShouldKnow, on Jan 22, 2009 at 11:20 am | 1 comment | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mountain lion reported near University Avenue

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in San Francisquito Creek near University and Woodland avenues in Palo Alto at about...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bruce, on May 16, 2009 at 10:33 pm | 35 comments | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest three for arson

Three teens have been arrested in connection with a series of arsons at Hoover Elementary School, according to a joint statement...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by It's too Hot, on Sep 25, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 19 comments | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Petty theft tops youth arrests in Palo Alto

The most common crime for which Palo Alto juveniles were arrested over the past two years was petty theft, followed by possession...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:42 pm | 11 comments | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police bust alleged copper thieves

Palo Alto police this week arrested two men who they said broke into an East Meadow Circle business and made off with copper...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by ROCHELLE, on Dec 20, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 14 comments | 2746 Views

SPORTS

Let her celebration begin: Azarenka wins Bank of the West title at Stanford

A day after her 21st birthday, Victoria Azarenka became the latest Bank of the West Classic champion. She beat Maria Sharapova,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2010
Last comment by Member, on Aug 2, 2010 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2746 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

VTA board OKs new sales-tax measure

The Valley Transportation Authority board of directors gave the green light on Thursday evening to put a long-planned sales-tax...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jun 8, 2016 at 3:01 pm | 11 comments | 2746 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hunt for armed men at Menlo Park Safeway

Employees at a Menlo Park Safeway store had a scare early Monday morning (Aug. 16) when police evacuated the store searching...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 19, 2010 at 1:31 pm | 8 comments | 2745 Views

SPORTS

Bright lights go dim for Stanford men at Pac-12 basketball tournament

Aaron Bright hit six 3-pointers, tying a school record, and scored 27 points, including on a rare 4-point play with under...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Mar 14, 2013 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 2745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto schools prepare for H1N1 virus

Following the adage that cleanliness is next to godliness, the Palo Alto Unified School District is urging families and school...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by A Noun Ea Mus, on Sep 16, 2009 at 4:43 pm | 16 comments | 2745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain to add weekend 'Baby Bullet' trains

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by chris, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:31 pm | 6 comments | 2745 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SAFE CA Act

Save CA is a way to reduce cost and save taxpayers' money. SAFE CA Act press conference to replace the death penalty...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 5, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 92 comments | 2745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford stem-cell funding surpasses all others

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Original post made on Jul. 1, 2008
Last comment by Victoria Harris, on Dec 22, 2008 at 5:10 am | 8 comments | 2745 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of emergency preparedness

After a chlorine-gas explosion caused more than 200 people to be evacuated from their homes last September, the old Scouts...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Caryll-Lynn, on Jun 22, 2012 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2745 Views

BOOKS

Wild woman writer

How do you know you've arrived as a writer? When Nick Hornby decides to adapt your memoir for the big screen -- and Reese...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2015
Last comment by Melissa Anderson, on Jan 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2745 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: An unacceptable 'community dialogue'

Last Thursday's meeting on the future of the California Avenue area is a classic example of a meeting that went bad, ending...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by I was there, on Mar 9, 2009 at 1:41 am | 18 comments | 2744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Public Pros And Cons Presentations

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Original post made by Public Pros And Cons Presentations on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 6, 2008 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 2744 Views
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