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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto robber pleads guilty, gets five years

A man responsible for two brazen street robberies that terrorized Palo Alto residents beginning in September 2010 pleaded...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by ooohhhhhh, on May 28, 2011 at 7:22 am | 15 comments | 1615 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Insider trading: Hedge fund manager arrested

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading Friday, the Securities and Exchange...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 11, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 11 comments | 1615 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UPDATE: Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to upgrade...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 1615 Views

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 | 1615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power out?

Anyone else out there experiencing a power outage? We are in Midtown. No answer at the power outage hotline......

Original post made by Midtowner on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Craving coffee, on May 11, 2010 at 7:24 am | 4 comments | 1615 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto girls take a new path in section playoffs

The Palo Alto girls are just one basketball victory away from setting a school mark for single-season victories. The question...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1615 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital launches program honoring veterans

Hospital patients are used to wearing identifying wristbands, but starting Memorial Day, Stanford Hospital & Clinics patients...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 10 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Journalist George Brown named California Journalist of the Year by the Journalism Education Association.

Today was a great day for George Brown. Not only does the Palo Alto High School senior now have a date for Prom on April...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by Congrats, on Mar 13, 2011 at 9:28 am | 2 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High schools and rain! (and middle schools too)

What do the schools do with wet jackets and umbrellas on wet days? My high schooler and middle schooler won't take jackets...

Original post made by Parent on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 15, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly students riding bikes on wrong side of Churchill

Paly students do ride their bikes the wrong way down Churchill but not excusing them, it is quite apparent why they do it....

Original post made by Resident on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 7 comments | 1614 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. 1614 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

"CLEAR, HOLD, BUILD"

Our president appears to be developing a surge strategy in Afghanistan, one with some teeth. This is based on the notion...

Original post made by Gary on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Aug 1, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 13 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

City leaders, residents celebrate 'Scott Meadow'

Palo Alto city leaders -- including Mayor Pat Burt and City Manager James Keene -- helped honor Midtown resident Charles...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2010
Last comment by Joseph, on Dec 13, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents honor veterans with gifts

Carrie Manley leaned toward U.S. Army veteran Doug Tharp's hospital bed at the VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury Center, the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 5, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>GETTING WIRED ... </B>Palo Alto officials often bask in the city's worldwide reputation as a global trendsetter for new...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2012
Last comment by Inaudible meetings, on Jun 14, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 4 comments | 1614 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get the ktvu cameras at the Gunn/Paly football game , vote here

KTVU will have cameras at one of four high school football games this coming Friday. Get them to come to the Gunn/Paly game...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Oct. 3, 2010
Last comment by Hear Ye, on Oct 4, 2010 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 1613 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Our kids are worth learning the lessons of Christchurch and Japan

Do we really, really need two-story buildings at our high schools? It's going to cost more money for the same square footage...

Original post made by concerned parent on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:17 am | 35 comments | 1613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto's largest landlord looks to sell

For residents at the Newell Court apartments in East Palo Alto, change has become the new normal over the past two years. Read...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 28, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 5 comments | 1613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park tried to land Tesla headquarters

When Tesla Motors announced Aug. 18 that it plans to relocate its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto later this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Aug 26, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views
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