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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The most dangerous intersections in Palo Alto

Town and Country shopping center entrances on both Embarcadero and El Camino. Someone will be seriously injured at one or...

Original post made by Old Palo Alto on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 1, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 8 comments | 1400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Trees, grass catch fire behind Gunn High

A grass fire broke out behind Gunn High School in Palo Alto at about 4:30 p.m. Friday (May 27). Four fire engines responded...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bleme Gunn Smokers, on May 29, 2011 at 11:42 pm | 8 comments | 1400 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Killer in decades-old case sentenced to 14 years

Daniel Garcia, the confessed killer of Saba Girmai, has been sentenced to 14 years and four months in prison, and after nearly...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Gutless wonder, on Sep 5, 2013 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

SPORTS

Big Game turns into Big Blowout

==BI Next: ==Oregon St. at Stanford, 4:30 p.m., Saturday Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes and led Stanford to scores...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 22, 2010 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1400 Views

SPORTS

Stanford wishes for a BCS Happy New Year

James McGillicuddy got his wish. Now the Stanford football team hopes to get its wish too when bowl game pairings are released....

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by cblasey, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 7 comments | 1400 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal men continue on in IRA rowing meet

==B Thursday's Cardinal corner== Facing adverse conditions, Stanford men's rowing persevered to advance all three of its...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jun 3, 2011 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1400 Views

SPORTS

M-A stands tall in 11-12 all-star district tourney

Some fancy relief pitching by Nick O'Donnell has Menlo-Atherton's Little League All-Star team on the precipice of greatness...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Kevin Molumphy, on May 2, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chili Cook-off draws thousands to Mitchell Park

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted thousands of people to Mitchell Park Monday. The annual...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gus L., on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 1400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keene praises response to Wednesday crash

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is lauding the community's response to Wednesday's fatal plane crash, which left the entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by T, from Duveneck/St Francis, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 4 comments | 1399 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1399 Views

SPORTS

SHP, Priory girls all set for their WBAL showdown

A third straight title in the West Bay Athletic League (Foothill Division) will be on the line when first-place Sacred Heart...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Knight Time, on Feb 10, 2011 at 8:42 am | 2 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

2010: Year in Photos

2010 was a year filled with emotion and events that changed the community, from a tragic plane crash in East Palo Alto to...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Palo Alto leads in wireless, but needs bandwidth to operate

A funny thing happened in Palo Alto on the way to the 21st century. There's controversy about the future of wireless technology. Read...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Weiss, on May 20, 2011 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1399 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's Bid to Boost Tourism Falls Short

From the Wall Street Journal PALO ALTOŚCity leaders in this enclave, which Stanford University and many Silicon Valley...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

JCC to hold Mitzvah Day for community service

The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center will hold its sixth annual Mitzvah Day on Monday, Jan. 21, to commemorate both...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 2:51 am | 7 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 1398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton teacher on paid leave after student calls 911 - could that happen in Palo Alto?

Not sure why this hasn't been mentioned by Palo Alto Weekly as many other neighboring stories are reported. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8426 With...

Original post made by Parent on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Good for the Kid, on Mar 3, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 4 comments | 1397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fall Class Guide 2011

Academic Achievement Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15349 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1397 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why don't people whistle anymore?

I heard something we don't hear very much anymore today. I heard someone tunefully whistling a happy tune while he was going...

Original post made by Whistle ?? on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:28 am | 5 comments | 1397 Views
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