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AROUND TOWN

The Search for a Cure

The Key Is Prevention´┐Ż - Turn off your cell phone. - Get rid of cordless phones. - Use landline phones. - Get...

Original post made by Toby on Oct. 22, 2011
Last comment by Toby, on Oct 23, 2011 at 12:00 am | 7 comments | 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downed power lines spark Mountain View fire

Mountain View fire crews were able to control a vegetation fire sparked by downed high voltage power lines near the Microsoft...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by peninsula commuter, on Jan 14, 2012 at 7:59 am | 6 comments | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man likely injured in botched burglary, police say

What initially appeared to be a grisly suicide attempt Tuesday in Mountain View is more likely the result of a burglary gone...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Kira, on May 4, 2012 at 12:01 am | 10 comments | 1049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Jeremy Lin

Jeremy Kin for Paly Graduation Speaker. Make it happen!...

Original post made by Joe Brock on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Paly '82 Alum, on May 12, 2012 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 1049 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local campuses mark second 'Inclusive Schools Week'

As Palo Alto ramps up efforts to teach special-needs children in mainstream classrooms, campuses across town marked the second...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Walter Hays Dad, on Dec 10, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 5 comments | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Loud boom near University Ave

Did anyone else hear it or know what it was?...

Original post made by Victor on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by heard it., on Aug 1, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Debate on Measure D to take place Saturday

The League of Women Voters of Palo Alto will host a debate on Measure D on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 1 to 3 p.m., in the City...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by SWE, on Sep 27, 2013 at 12:28 am | 25 comments | 1049 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$23K in digital equipment stolen from Duveneck

Burglars stole an estimated $23,000 worth of computer and digital equipment from Duveneck Elementary School Monday (July...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jillian Du

Jillian Du says she won't miss the "superficial competition," the morning traffic and the "brown color" of Gunn High School. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by Miles, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1048 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

M. Kenneth Oshman, Silicon Valley pioneer, dies

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died. He was 71. Oshman, an Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by PAPD-Critic, on Aug 10, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 1048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto elementary enrollment up 4 percent

An elementary enrollment boom charges ahead in Palo Alto this fall, with city-wide K-5 growth -- at 4 percent -- approaching...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John Markevitch, on Sep 29, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 6 comments | 1048 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist hit by car on Middlefield Road

A motorcyclist was taken to Stanford Hospital with a serious leg injury after being hit by a car on Middlefield Road Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2012
Last comment by stop, on Jan 5, 2012 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former school board president Joan Johnston dies

Services will be held Thursday for Joan Johnston, former president of the Palo Alto school board and a founder of the precursor...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Kathie McGinn, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 4 comments | 1048 Views

SPORTS

Owens earns MVP award at Stanford men's hoop banquet

==B Cardinal corner== ==I Baseball moved to Wednesday == Senior Josh Owens walked away with four awards, including the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Joel, on Apr 11, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1048 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook follies

Can someone tell me why Facebook is a rational business model? I understand Google and Amizon, but not Facebook. I...

Original post made by Gary on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by reason, on May 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 27 comments | 1048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double -- no, make that quadruple -- trouble?

A Redwood City woman performed a rare feat recently when she gave birth to naturally conceived quadruplets at Stanford University's...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 12, 2011 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Atherton fire damages home, kills two cats

A disabled security gate and a long private driveway hampered firefighters' efforts to extinguish a two-alarm blaze at a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 21, 2011 at 11:53 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

SPORTS

American women pile up the points in University Games

Stanford senior Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 14 points, one of six players in double figures, as the U.S. women's basketball...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by sport, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1047 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robbed at gunpoint in Mountain View

A San Francisco man was robbed at gunpoint early Saturday morning while he was walking near the Carl's Jr. fast food restaurant...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
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