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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 | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School boards declare state Sen. Joe Simitian 'Legislator of the Year'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, who led the effort to require California children to turn five by Sept. 1 before they...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Good job!, on Dec 2, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Panel to explore alternate post-high-school paths

Unconventional post-high-school paths will be explored Thursday in a Gunn High School panel discussion titled "OMG! I Forgot...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Barbara , on Feb 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 18 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two women connected to 15 residential burglaries

Two East Palo Alto women were arrested by Los Altos police Monday, Oct. 29, and have been connected to 15 residential burglaries...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 26, 2012 at 2:30 am | 10 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

Crunch time becomes prime time for Stanford

==BI NCAA women's basketball== Jeanette Pohlen was 3-of-4 from the foul line in the final 16 seconds and Stanford scored...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joel, on Mar 28, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1317 Views

SPORTS

SHP grad Wishart sets record for SCU water polo team

Local collegians Getting a record-setting performance from former Sacred Heart Prep goalie Michael Wishart, the nationally...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plane makes emergency landing near Palo Alto Airport

A plane landed in the San Francisco Bay near the Dumbarton Bridge Sunday afternoon after its landing gear failed, according...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by stay informed, on May 26, 2012 at 8:41 am | 30 comments | 1317 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto woman surprises intruder in her home

A woman returning to her house in Palo Alto interrupted an intruder who was in the middle of ransacking her home Wednesday,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by kelly, on Feb 11, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 3 comments | 1316 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, SHP both clinch no worse than co-titles

==BI Friday's boys' basketball== The Palo Alto boys' basketball team got off to a slow start this season while waiting...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2011
Last comment by viking, on Apr 27, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1316 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls capture Spikefest II volleyball crown

Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton had the top two Division I girls' volleyball programs in the Central Coast Section last season,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Oct 31, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1316 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cold plus no wind means 'Spare the Air' days

Bay Area air quality officials have issued a Winter Spare the Air alert, which bans burning wood, manufactured firelogs,...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mack, on Jan 19, 2011 at 9:05 am | 4 comments | 1316 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends, relatives remember family of four

All four members of a Palo Alto family, who died last Friday (July 22) in a car accident in Canada, will be remembered at...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by patsummers, on Jul 29, 2011 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1316 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest opinion: Why Planned Community zoning makes so much trouble

Nothing brings out Palo Alto citizens with the pitchforks as fast as a Planned Community application. Everybody has a different...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Gianetta, on Dec 9, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City mulls 'master list' for Stanford funds

Two years after Palo Alto officials agreed to allow the expansion of the Stanford University Medical Center, dubbed the largest...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by nimby, on Jul 1, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 18 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Lieutenant Violated Police Dept Policy

http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_17668831?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com I wish this publication...

Original post made by Hmmm on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three men arrested after interrupted burglary in Palo Alto

Three men have been arrested by the Palo Alto Police Department after a recent interrupted residential burglary, and the...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 7, 2012 at 12:07 am | 15 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone hear explosion at 5 a.m.?

At 5:01 a.m. (I looked at the clock) I hear a loud explosion in the direction of Stanford. Mr. Charles heard it, too. It...

Original post made by Nora Charles on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jun 27, 2014 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 1315 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog

Our precious dog is on his last journey .. breaks my heart, but it is going to be inevitable in the next 6 months. 13yrs...

Original post made by PreciousDoggie on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by wow, on Oct 20, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 2 comments | 1315 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture

Los Angeles might require rainwater capture The proposed law would apply to new home-building, larger developments and...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Odd markets, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:46 am | 2 comments | 1314 Views
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