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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scoops McKenzie, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 1048 Views

SPORTS

Pursuing perfection

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mum, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest suspected Portola Valley bank robber

Authorities on Wednesday (June 1) arrested a 51-year-old transient suspected of multiple bank robberies in three counties,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by transient?, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Runaway reptile returns home

As Menlo Park resident Holly Thompson drove up Palo Alto Avenue after a grocery-shopping trip last week, she noticed a strange...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Oct 3, 2011 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man assaults hotel employee in Menlo Park

Police are looking for a man in connection with an assault on a hotel employee as she was checking rooms at the Best Western...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 6 comments | 1047 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Full speed ahead on the bike bridge

Check out item 8 from monday's council meeting http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/filebank/blobdload.asp?BlobID=31676 "8. Approve...

Original post made by svatoid on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Duveneck/St Francis Grandad, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:57 am | 6 comments | 1047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flags mark 9/11 on Menlo Park fire station lawns

Three hundred and forty-three American flags greeted the morning on the lawns of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by PA Mom, on Sep 12, 2013 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

EPA police conducting parole, probation sweeps

East Palo Alto police are conducting parole and probation sweeps throughout the city today as part of an ongoing crackdown...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Jun 30, 2011 at 2:08 am | 2 comments | 1046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton fire damages home, kills two cats

A disabled security gate and a long private driveway hampered firefighters' efforts to extinguish a two-alarm blaze at a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downed power lines spark Mountain View fire

Mountain View fire crews were able to control a vegetation fire sparked by downed high voltage power lines near the Microsoft...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford founds institute to study cosmic humor -- it's no joke

Stanford University's newest research institute has some people in the scientific community laughing, but the university...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by PAL, on Apr 10, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama arrives for Bay Area visit

President Barack Obama arrived Wednesday evening at Moffett Federal Airfield aboard Air Force One. Obama was in the Bay Area...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 25, 2012 at 5:36 pm | 7 comments | 1046 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Demonstrator with rifle on Sandhill taking photos of cars

Does anyone know what this guy's deal is? This afternoon, I was heading East on Sandhill just off 280 and noticed a strange...

Original post made by Concerned on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Rosa, on Jun 21, 2012 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 1046 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wave of property crimes hits Menlo Park

A walker, a generator, computers and a gun were among the items stolen in a wave of property crimes in Menlo Park over the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:53 am | 12 comments | 1046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto may sell school land to developer

East Palo Alto's Ravenswood City School District is in talks to sell or exchange acres of property -- including its own headquarters...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Ebonni Black, on Apr 29, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 28 comments | 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto prepares for storm

The City of East Palo Alto is preparing for two rain storms anticipated to hit the Bay Area this week, hoping to avoid any...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1046 Views

AROUND TOWN

'King's Dream' to be celebrated Sunday

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1045 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$23K in digital equipment stolen from Duveneck

Burglars stole an estimated $23,000 worth of computer and digital equipment from Duveneck Elementary School Monday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1045 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two dozen trees saved on El Camino Real

Late last year Mountain View marked for removal 28 red oak trees planted in the 1970s on El Camino Real. The oaks were lifting...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by NeedTrees, on Aug 10, 2011 at 6:28 pm | 4 comments | 1045 Views
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