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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Sunnyvale man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A 24-year-old man was killed at about 7:30 p.m. Monday evening (Feb. 28) when southbound Caltrain No. 284 struck him at the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Daily Post got it right, on Jul 8, 2011 at 9:03 am | 22 comments | 2427 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Silicon Valley winemaker

Len Lehmann, owner and winemaker of Portola Vineyards, takes pleasure in recounting how, once upon a time, Palo Alto and...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2016
Last comment by NoMoPa, on Sep 23, 2016 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto murder-arson case set for November trial

The trial for Bulos Zumot, the hookah-shop owner charged with killing his girlfriend and setting their rental cottage on...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Domanica, on Oct 13, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 7 comments | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford Blood Center in need of donations to avoid shortage

With an estimated two to three million people expected to visit the Bay Area for Super Bowl 50, the Stanford Blood Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by big numbers, on Feb 3, 2016 at 1:50 pm | 2 comments | 2427 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sterling Communities, will attract families

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Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Mom, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:07 pm | 8 comments | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Another Public Works communications disaster

The abrupt felling last week of 63 mature holly oak trees in Palo Alto's California Avenue commercial district has triggered...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Sep 26, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 26 comments | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sherman Avenue development put on hold

A proposal for a new four-story mixed-use building at 385 Sherman Ave. is on hold after the Palo Alto Architectural Review...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Nov 24, 2009 at 12:27 am | 3 comments | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Walgreen's arson judge runs out of patience

U.S. District Court Judge Jeremy Fogel has reached the end of his patience with delays in a hearing to overturn the conviction...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Tim Buck II, on Feb 7, 2010 at 8:51 pm | 12 comments | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto embarks on disaster preparations

Palo Alto is not prepared for a major disaster, but it's better prepared than most cities. That, at least, is the opinion...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 10, 2010 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Interesting Division of Sexes and Instrumentation in Jordan Marching Band

I had the distinct pleasure of happening to be in the same neighborhood on the same street where the Jordan Marching Band...

Original post made by Marching Band Lover on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Pat Markevitch, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 4 comments | 2426 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Are prayers in order for the national economy?

I have previously asked such a question about the California economy. I have not heard anything, in a serious sense, to...

Original post made by James on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 7, 2009 at 7:43 pm | 17 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Royal Tongan Police Band performs in Palo Alto

Passersby and Palo Alto city employees were pleasantly surprised Wednesday when the Royal Tongan Police Band performed at...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by nat, on May 21, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 2426 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bay Area 'spare the air' alert is issued

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has announced that today is a winter "Spare the Air" day, banning residents...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by A long time resident, on Jan 30, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Multigenerational living

Betsy Hobson is thrilled to share a new routine with her next-door neighbor, her 2 1/2-year-old granddaughter. That's just...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2015
Last comment by Godspower Amraibure , on Feb 7, 2016 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2425 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly moves to fill school vacancies

Palo Alto School Superintendent Kevin Skelly said he has extended a job offer to a prospective communications officer for...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2013
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, on Jun 19, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 15 comments | 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police officer shot at in East Palo Alto

East Palo Alto police are investigating the attempted murder of an officer in a residential area of the city Friday night. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Parrisha, on Jul 30, 2010 at 7:57 pm | 16 comments | 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

SUV/auto crash on San Antonio Road sends woman to hospital

A woman in her 20s was taken to Stanford Hospital on Saturday night, Feb. 18, after her car collided with an SUV at San Antonio...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 22, 2012 at 6:26 pm | 8 comments | 2425 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged vandals caught in the act in Menlo Park

A daylong spree of smashing car windows in Menlo Park came to an abrupt end when police responded to a call of vandalism...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Jun 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 2425 Views
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