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AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: 'It was a miracle' no residents were killed

The Cessna twin-engine plane had just taken off from the Palo Alto Airport when it clipped a regional PG&E powerline, veered...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2010
Last comment by petercarp, on Feb 20, 2010 at 6:22 am | 12 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The good news bears

A few weeks ago, happenstance led a pair of neighbors in Los Altos to discover the shared origins of two household knickknacks...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Richard Placone, on Apr 14, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 6 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

I goofed at an intersection.

I was distracted and inadvertently pulled forward into the intersection of Middlefield and Charleston after having stopped...

Original post made by Embarrassed Person on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Anon., on Sep 14, 2010 at 12:45 am | 8 comments | 1760 Views

AROUND TOWN

Striving for a higher stage

The recently launched local youth stage company, A Theatre Near U, is meant to "introduce kids to a higher level of acting,"...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by A Supporter, on Jun 20, 2014 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 1760 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Heat wave rolling into Bay Area

Weather across the Bay Area is expected to warm up beginning this weekend and continue through next week, according to a...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by heat wave?, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 13 comments | 1759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sketch released of would-be kidnapper

Mountain View police have released a sketch of a man suspected of trying to kidnap a 13-year-old girl on a popular thoroughfare...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Dale, on Mar 25, 2009 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Hazmat' concern shuts down VA hospital briefly

A mysterious substance brought to the Palo Alto Veterans Administration Hospital Tuesday night caused Palo Alto fire officials...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 5, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

two bicyclists hospitalized after being hit by cars in Palo Alto on Thursday

Mercury-News is reporting that two bicyclists were hit by cars on Thursday in separate indicidents. Both bicyclists were...

Original post made by commuter on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Cars burglarized in Palo Alto restaurant parking lots

Four cars were burglarized in restaurant parking lots along El Camino Real in Palo Alto Wednesday night, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by huh, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:52 am | 15 comments | 1759 Views

SPORTS

Paly teams make a splash at league swim finals

The Palo Alto and Gunn girls staged another stirring battle while the Palo Alto boys atoned for last season's stumble from...

Original post made on May. 7, 2011
Last comment by Noel, on May 7, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls advance to CCS volleyball finals once again

Playing in the Central Coast Section Division I volleyball playoff finals is nothing new for the Menlo-Atherton girls. After...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sambo, on Nov 21, 2014 at 9:54 pm | 3 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Thousands of marijuana plants eradicated in San Mateo County

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through an...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 6, 2011 at 4:49 am | 22 comments | 1759 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by c-z, on May 30, 2012 at 11:20 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside attorney named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Steven & Susan, on Dec 30, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto cleaver attacker was tortured in China

Chunren Chen, the restaurant worker who allegedly hacked a fellow employee with a meat cleaver during an argument at a Palo...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Bruce Li, on May 17, 2010 at 7:34 pm | 4 comments | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto bird lovers to take part in Christmas Bird Count

On Monday, Dec. 17, volunteers will fan out throughout Palo Alto for the annual Christmas Bird Count sponsored by the National...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 15, 2012 at 4:55 pm | 6 comments | 1759 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Revelations: Why the City Council wages War Against Its Own Employees

REVELATIONS IMPORTANT & DISTURBING HISTORY BEHIND THE CURRENT 2009 NEGOTIATIONS – September 30, 2009 IS THIS...

Original post made by EdgeoftheKnife on Oct. 25, 2009
Last comment by Deep Throat, on Oct 26, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

President Barack Obama cancels Palo Alto visit

President Barack Obama was expected to attend a fundraiser and roundtable discussion with the Asian American and Pacific...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by St Francis, on May 23, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 33 comments | 1758 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 1758 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Message to City Of Palo Alto re: Crime Wave in PA

Murder outside City Hall, Robbery String downtown, Shooting on Arastradero, Probationer with a gun in the car and DUI, and...

Original post made by Kyle on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Apr 5, 2009 at 1:44 am | 5 comments | 1758 Views
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