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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stranger than fiction: Salman Rushdie on life in hiding

Listening to Salman Rushdie tell the story of a desperate man who goes into hiding to save his life, is forced to move from...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 4 comments | 1393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Peninsula residents volunteer on East Coast

Ten local American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter volunteers -- including one from Palo Alto -- are heading to storm-devastated...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Unions-Strike-Out-Again, on Nov 1, 2012 at 10:04 pm | 1 comment | 1393 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Stanford Hospital worker arrested for sexual battery

A former hospital technician at Stanford Hospital and Clinics has been arrested for sexually battering a patient, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Sep 10, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1393 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Phil Lacy's gold chain was his 'pride and joy'

Homicide victim Philip Lacy was enamored of the long, gold chain and heavy diamond-encrusted crucifix that played a central...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by what?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 4:18 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto golf course faces uncertain future

An effort by Palo Alto and its neighbors to calm the volatile San Francisquito Creek is prompting city officials to take...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by jim, on Dec 6, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 12 comments | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto street-robbery suspect could face life

A 21-year-old man suspected of at least two armed street robberies in Palo Alto could face a "three strikes" sentence that...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:29 am | 6 comments | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto may file complaint on auto-dial 911 calls

Palo Alto is considering filing a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission after its emergency dispatch center...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by spam, on Jan 29, 2011 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown murderer loses his conviction appeal

A man who was convicted of first-degree murder and robbery for a downtown slaying outside Palo Alto City Hall lost his appeal...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by daniel, on Nov 24, 2011 at 8:22 am | 17 comments | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man fatally struck by car Thursday identified

A man who was fatally struck by a car while standing near a bus stop in Mountain View Thursday morning, June 21, has been...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by josh, on Jun 29, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 4 comments | 1392 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters rescue woman from creek

Firefighters from Palo Alto and Menlo Park worked together Wednesday evening to rescue a 56-year-old woman who had fallen...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 9 comments | 1392 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local peace leader killed in Kenya

Larissa Keet, a longtime Palo Alto-area peace and environmental activist, died Jan. 13 after she was hit by a truck while...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Nov 2, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mavericks surf contest set for 8 a.m. Saturday

The world-renowned annual Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay will be held Saturday, contest officials announced thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sarah, on Feb 13, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 6 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contaminated Fuel at the Embarcadero Shell?

Hi everyone, My wife and I gas up exclusively at the Embarcadero Shell Station (101 and Embarcadero)around the corner...

Original post made by Car Trouble on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hmm..., on Feb 16, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are the HSR land maps being withheld from the public?

If you were at the Menlo Park meeting Friday on high-speed rail, you must have seen the very fuzzy/blurry maps they provided...

Original post made by tooclosetocaltrain on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1392 Views

AROUND TOWN

City may phase out hazardous-materials plant

The City of Palo Alto is studying ways to remove or relocate a hazardous-chemicals facility that has long plagued Barron...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 4, 2010 at 1:49 am | 11 comments | 1392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Judge upholds Palo Alto's affordable-housing program

Developer John Mozart, who sued Palo Alto over its affordable-housing program, lost his case this week after a judge upheld...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 24, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 6 comments | 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford police release sketch of suspect in Jan. 3 assault

Stanford police released a sketch of a man who allegedly assaulted a student on campus Monday evening (Jan. 3). The 21-year-old...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by different rapist?, on Jan 26, 2011 at 11:29 am | 5 comments | 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford investments earned 1 percent last year

Stanford University's primary investment pool achieved returns of 1 percent for the year ending June 30, the university reported...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Gene, on Sep 29, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 4 comments | 1391 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Yes on Measures A and B

Santa Clara County has been whipsawed by the economic downturn and the state's perennial budget crises. When funding runs...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Jessica, on Oct 31, 2012 at 9:14 am | 16 comments | 1391 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of options for Stanford as a handful of teams chase after NCAA title No. 101

==B Stanford roundup== Stanford's 100th NCAA title banner waves freely and predominantly among the varied collection of...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Bruin Fan, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views
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