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AROUND TOWN

is Google moving to Palo Alto?

Mercury-News says Google is looking at buying large properties in the southern part of Palo Alto. I'm guessing that these...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Err, on Jul 14, 2013 at 7:49 am | 2 comments | 777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Can I blame it to the raccoons?StPXV

A non-profit organization comes to our neighborhood once a month to pick up items we would like to donate to their cause. Last...

Original post made by Ingrid SHU on Jul. 13, 2013
Last comment by Stopover, on Jul 13, 2013 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 842 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto highest in county for disability claims by police, firefighter retirees

More than half of Palo Alto's police officers and firefighters retired with disability benefits over the past five years,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by S. Coen, on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:51 am | 77 comments | 98909 Views

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Community Planning Session For Hearts to Home Collaborative

You're invited! The Heart and Home Collaborative is having a community planning session this Saturday! Who: All are...

Original post made by chuckjagoda1@gmail.com on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by NeighborsHelpingNeighbors2013@gmail.com, on Jul 13, 2013 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 691 Views

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Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by @m3, on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 2410 Views

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Maybell project opponents race against deadlines

Opponents of a recently approved development on Maybell Avenue are heading into crunch time in their drive to overturn a...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Zayda, on Jul 12, 2013 at 5:47 pm | 55 comments | 2251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Barron Park survey shows strong support for referendum on Maybell development

A grassroots effort to reverse City Council's approval of a controversial development on Maybell Avenue is quickly gathering...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 12, 2013 at 11:59 am | 61 comments | 171412 Views

SPORTS

Stanford lacrosse coaches involved in World Cup

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford women's lacrosse head coach Amy Bokker and assistant coach Brooke Eubanks will compete...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Paly Booster, on Jul 12, 2013 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

pervert arrested near Seale Park

This story was widely reported yesterday, but the PA Weekly is surprisingly silent. The perp is Clark Duncan McElfresh and...

Original post made by parent on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by bicycles races, on Jul 12, 2013 at 1:38 am | 2 comments | 4394 Views

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Menlo Park's Rose Scott, 12, dines at the White House

Rose Scott, 12, and her mother just returned from dining at the White House, where President Obama and First Lady Michelle...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Tami, on Jul 11, 2013 at 11:43 pm | 6 comments | 1347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Maybell Referendum Petition Available to Download and Sign

Dear Fellow Palo Altan: I am involved in a community effort to qualify two referendums to be put on a ballot for voting...

Original post made by Maybell Referendum on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 11, 2013 at 6:09 pm | 39 comments | 1432 Views

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Cases of whooping cough high in Palo Alto

A rise in whooping cough cases in Santa Clara County, including many in Palo Alto, has prompted officials to issue a health...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by RJR, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:57 am | 10 comments | 8531 Views

SPORTS

Local trio helps U.S. women swim to silver on relay

==B Of local note== Three local athletes helped the USA women's 400 free relay team earn a silver medal in swimming at...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by waterpolo dad, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1396 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Fruitvale Station'

Writer-director Ryan Coogler wants us to know BART shooting victim Oscar Grant III as more than a victim frozen in time....

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 8413 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves tamper with pumps, make off with gas

Thieves were able to fill up multiple vehicles without paying a dime when they tampered with gas pumps at the Valero station...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by Duh, on Jul 11, 2013 at 9:54 am | 11 comments | 14772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

With bigger budget, Palo Alto tackles street repairs

Palo Alto is slated to begin work on many street-improvement projects this month, including sidewalk replacement along school...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jul 11, 2013 at 7:56 am | 14 comments | 1845 Views

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Suspicious object at Palo Alto Caltrain station causes delays

A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Monday morning caused a scare and resulted in train...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 923 Views

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Shut Diablo Canyon Nuclear Power Plant which is near to two fault lines.

I am pro-nuclear except when the plant is in seismically active areas. Diablo Canyon Power Plant is an electricity-generating...

Original post made by Annie on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Wally sez, on Jul 10, 2013 at 1:16 pm | 182 comments | 10938 Views

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Urban development proposed for El Camino block

A quaint, eclectic and sparsely developed block of El Camino Real near Fry's Electronics in Palo Alto could get a hefty injection...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Jul 10, 2013 at 11:49 am | 44 comments | 3403 Views

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Record number of marriage licenses for Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county's busiest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 867 Views
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