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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. 1130 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 | 2125 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 | 7251 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dozens return home after East Palo Alto flooding

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night,...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Dec 29, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Rose Bowl a step up from state title for Paly grad Anderson

Kevin Anderson's best football moment was helping Palo Alto High win the CIF Division I Bowl state championship game two...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Patti, on Dec 29, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1237 Views

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 | 3674 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 | 1359 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. 860 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 | 1587 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 | 1640 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
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