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SCHOOLS & KIDS

An old-fashioned, face-to-face student summer exchange

This year, Gunn High School sophomore Katie Russell and Oaxaca 15-year-old Sofi Morales Calvo are the sole participants in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2013
Last comment by Chris Logan, on Jul 29, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 3 comments | 1137 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police nab burglary suspects in Duveneck neighborhood

Palo Alto police chased down and arrested two Menlo Park men who they believe were planning to burglarize a residence in...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Feb 14, 2012 at 3:56 am | 30 comments | 1137 Views

SPORTS

Stunning six-run rally helps Menlo School reach finals

==B CCS baseball== It wasn't looking like a day that Freddy Avis wanted to remember. The Menlo School junior pitcher gave...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Mike, on May 25, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 1137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"if youíve got a business, you didnít build that."

This quote, by Obama, is emblematic of what he believes. The truth is that businesses ARE built by the risk-takers. It is...

Original post made by Jerome on Sep. 3, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 4, 2012 at 8:26 am | 24 comments | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Pride

It is clear that, while we may often disagree with our city council and employees on many topics, we all have a particular...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Feb. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Others See Us: An author on Why She Loves Librarians

http://www.earlyword.com/as-others-see-us/ A very nice addition to the literature re: librarians, and public libraries....

Original post made by Library Commissioner on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Has this country gone completely crazy? - 20 little children massacred

I've had enough. Enough of the NRA. Enough of politically-correct talk Enough of waiting for a "Study" (sponsored...

Original post made by MIdtown resident on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 6, 2013 at 11:31 am | 11 comments | 1136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Doctors: Accused David Lewis killer not competent to stand trial

The accused killer of East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis is not competent to stand trial, according to two court-appointed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A San Francisco man was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning while he was walking near the Carl's Jr. fast food restaurant...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Santa Clara County Supervisor Shirakawa resigns

Santa Clara County Supervisor George Shirakawa Friday, March 1, announced his resignation after he was charged with a dozen...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 2, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 38 comments | 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

There really are dangers from wireless emissions

In his recent guest opinion, Leon Beauchman, director of a wireless initiative, assures us that wireless emissions are safe...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jay Chesavage, on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:44 am | 5 comments | 1136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail funds could give Caltrain a chance to electrify on two tracks

Last spring, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Joe Simitian, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon put forth a vision to implement...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by time to retire, yoriko, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 1136 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 | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man charged with torching the Mountain View U-Haul center

Mountain View Police Department press release and mug shot: http://www.mountainview.gov/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=400...

Original post made by jakubik on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Ken, on Sep 2, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police dragnet at Cowper and Colorado

Any information on the manhunt Thursday evening 7:30 on midtown streets?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies after being hit by car in Mountain View

An Illinois man who was fatally struck by a car in Mountain View Saturday night, Sept. 15, has been identified as 34-year-old...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:15 am | 13 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire hits Mountain View butcher shop, restaurant

A two-alarm blaze significantly damaged a butcher shop and shut down a neighboring sushi restaurant in Mountain View early...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Jim_H, on Jan 24, 2011 at 4:43 am | 1 comment | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1135 Views
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