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AROUND TOWN

Growing up on Embarcadero Road in the 50s

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Original post made by Marcia Temme Hardcastle on Nov. 2, 2006
Last comment by Lee b, on Jan 2, 2013 at 12:31 pm | 3 comments | 5563 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Catalytic-converter thefts on rise in Palo Alto

Thieves are targeting catalytic converters on the Peninsula and three thefts were reported in Palo Alto Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by lenehey, on Jan 2, 2013 at 10:01 am | 31 comments | 2199 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Photo gallery: Christmas Tree Lane

Christmas Tree Lane (Fulton Street between Embarcadero Road and Seale Avenue) has been a continuous Palo Alto tradition since...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 1, 2013 at 7:44 pm | 33 comments | 2112 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto to New Year revelers: 'Use a gun, go to jail'

Celebratory gunfire is getting a serious crackdown in East Palo Alto, where police plan to more than triple the number of...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Dumkopf, on Jan 1, 2013 at 10:02 am | 4 comments | 1346 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto Falls Behind - again

Concord braces for ban on single-serving water bottles to take effect Jan. 1 http://www.boston.com/yourtown/news/concord/2012/12/concord_braces_for_ban_on_sing.html...

Original post made by Fred on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Love it or leave it, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:43 am | 7 comments | 1532 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three horses struck, killed on I-280

Three horses were killed after they got onto northbound Interstate 280 near Stanford on Saturday morning, a California Highway...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by So Sad, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:10 am | 16 comments | 3798 Views

AROUND TOWN

The time for talk is over, the Rose Bowl game is upon us

==B Rose Bowl notebook == The work is essentially done. Stanford had a walk through on Monday at Glendale College, and...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2013
Last comment by Monty Hall, on Jan 1, 2013 at 1:40 am | 1 comment | 1307 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's fiber dreams dealt another blow

Palo Alto's decade-long dream of expanding its fiber ring to bring high-speed Internet to every home in the city should be...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Under the radar, on Dec 31, 2012 at 11:41 pm | 25 comments | 3879 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District looks to build schools, shrink achievement gap

Plans to open new schools in Palo Alto and to raise the bar on graduation requirements highlighted local education news in...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Dec 31, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 11 comments | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today's events (Dec. 31)

[http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12760 Music: St. Mark's New Year's Eve Organ Concert] Organist Jessie...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 31, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 1110 Views

SPORTS

Allen gives Stanford men hoops another scoring option

Chasson Randle was Stanford's leading scorer in Saturday night's 65-59 nonconference men's basketball victory over Lafayette,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 31, 2012 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1227 Views

MOVIES

Chasing Ice is a must see for anyone over 10.

Last night at the Aquarius, 3 of us were mesmorized by CHASING ICE, a documentary by James Balog on the disappearance and...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by thhatchert, on Dec 30, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 62 comments | 2643 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds and Ends

Quote of the year Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18207 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 30, 2012 at 10:31 pm | 1 comment | 1161 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto construction worker dies after fall

A construction worker who died after a fall at a home under construction has been identified as Jose Plancarte, 51, of East...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by roberto garcia, on Dec 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 979 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Court rebukes Assistant DA Boyarsky for misconduct

Chief Assistant District Attorney Jay Boyarsky, the second-highest-ranking official in the Santa Clara County District Attorney's...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 15 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

2012: Palo Alto's wild growth spurt

Earlier this month, as Palo Alto's planning commissioners delved into the irksome problem of downtown parking, Commissioner...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 30, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 11 comments | 2362 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

2012: The Year in Numbers

23 million: The dollars that the city spent on employee pensions in fiscal year 2012. This is $4 million more than it had...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sylvia, on Dec 30, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers for Vets Program Highly Successful

Many thanks to our Vet friends who helped make the second annual Flowers for Vets program on December 16 amazingly successful....

Original post made by Karen Froniewski on Dec. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1115 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Three people killed in crash on I-280 identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the victims of a crash involving a stopped car on interstate Highway 280 near...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by mannybrandystory, on Dec 29, 2012 at 11:35 pm | 16 comments | 2108 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford's 82-game home win streak ends

The Stanford women ended Connecticut's historic 90-game win streak two years ago. On Saturday, the Huskies returned the basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bye bye Tara, on Dec 29, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 7232 Views
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