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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto hires polling firm to help with measure

With an eye toward a 2014 ballot measure, the Palo Alto City Council this week approved a $90,000 contract with a public-opinion...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:00 pm | 35 comments | 3289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford offers early admission to 725

Stanford has sent acceptance letters to 725 high school students who sought admission to the Class of 2017 under the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2012
Last comment by former stanford adcomm, on Dec 29, 2012 at 11:06 am | 9 comments | 2960 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglary wave topped Palo Alto crime news

Crime was No. 1 on the list of Palo Alto neighborhood concerns in 2012, with residential burglaries taking center stage....

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mr.Recycle, on Dec 28, 2012 at 6:55 pm | 5 comments | 3673 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Buena Vista residents urge city to save their homes

Residents of Palo Alto's only surviving mobile-home park are rising up against a proposal from a San Mateo-based developer...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by BARB, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 35 comments | 2717 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

People of the year

<B>Ken Alsman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18219 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Too late, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

SPORTS

Rose Bowl leaves a lasting impression on past QBs

For only the fourth time since 1970, the Stanford football team is Rose Bowl-bound. Jim Plunkett and Todd Husak quarterbacked...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mary D., on Dec 28, 2012 at 4:07 pm | 1 comment | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online this year

Ronald McDonald House eyes major expansion Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18218...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 28, 2012 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 977 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Campaign signs go missing -- so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Dec 28, 2012 at 9:07 am | 3 comments | 1372 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Attorney gets jail time for trying to bribe the police

Where is the story about the Palo Alto attorney that try to bribe a Palo Alto police officer out of a DUI? 3rd DUI and 8...

Original post made by Frank on Dec. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 859 Views

SPORTS

Local teams will be busy in holiday tournaments

School is out but basketball is not, which means 11 local teams will be busy this week while their classmates are on holiday...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Larry Moody EPA City Council, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Pedestrian deaths, Hangar One top Mountain View news in 2012

From the banning of plastic grocery bags to rejection of a Chick-Fil-A restaurant, there was no shortage of news in Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by Don Draper wins, on Dec 27, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 5 comments | 3012 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Graffiti Vandalism in California Ave Underpass

What can be done about the huge graffiti tag that has completely obliterated a large panel of the beautiful undersea mural...

Original post made by Adrienne Mayor on Jun. 7, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 9 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Christmas tree - collection of

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Original post made by Anna on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 27, 2012 at 12:03 pm | 7 comments | 4784 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over holiday weekend

Over the Christmas holiday weekend, DUI arrests were down, but fatal collisions were up in the Bay Area from a year ago,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
Last comment by It's the law, on Dec 27, 2012 at 11:59 am | 4 comments | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto sets drunk-driving checkpoint

A sobriety and drivers license checkpoint will be conducted by the East Palo Alto Police Department Friday, Dec. 28, at University...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2012
There are no comments yet. 647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arrillaga protest gathers signatures in Menlo

Save Menlo, a group of community members not thrilled with the massive eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer John Arrillaga...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Dec 26, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 29 comments | 2888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two displaced by Christmas Eve apartment fire

A cooking fire in a Menlo Park apartment spread to the unit and attic above it Monday night, Dec. 24, before firefighters...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Yikes..hot oil, on Dec 26, 2012 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sound Lounge strikes a chord with students

With an apocalypse on the horizon, Gunn High School senior Timmy Linetsky seemed extraordinarily relaxed, even eager. "It's...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Dec 26, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Palo Alto is no college town. . ."

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Original post made by stanfordstudent on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by mathlete, on Dec 26, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 3668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomorrow's events (Dec. 27)

[http://kspphoto.com/gallery.html Photography: 'Impacted By Life'] Photographers Dan and Eric Meacham are exhibiting an...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 26, 2012 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 940 Views
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