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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Curtain up on TheatreWorks' 44th season

TheatreWorks, the veteran Peninsula group, announced its 44th season this week. Five plays and three musicals, including...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Love Theatre, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 1172 Views

SPORTS

USA women advance to World Cup championship against Japan

==B The finals: Sunday, 11:45 a.m.; ESPN== It has been 12 years since the United States last reached the finals in the...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by CaliAli, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:38 am | 2 comments | 1172 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Jim Harbaugh named NFL Coach of the Year

Palo Alto High School grad and former Stanford coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers was named the 2011 Associated...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 8, 2012 at 10:51 am | 3 comments | 1172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire union funds pour into 'No on D' race

More than $70,000 in contributions from public safety unions have poured into the "No on Measure D" campaign in the past...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lupe, on Oct 31, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Sierra Club: City should say 'no' to more parking for 355 Alma

The local Sierra Club chapter says the City of Palo Alto should not require a developer to add more parking to a planned...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Feb 24, 2012 at 3:21 pm | 18 comments | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police report uptick in residential burglaries

Palo Alto has seen a "significant increase" in residential burglaries since the beginning of June, police announced Monday....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 19, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 5 comments | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A pair of strong City Council decisions

It is infrequent when one can celebrate decisiveness in process-obsessed Palo Alto, but Monday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 1171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Body Found Near Stanford Construction Site

KRON reports that PAPD is investigating a body found on the Stanford Campus. http://www.kron4.com/Article.aspx?ArticleID=2852 Heard...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 26, 2012
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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in nonfatal East Palo Alto shooting

A man was arrested on suspicion of shooting another man in the leg in East Palo Alto this Wednesday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 1171 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 | 1171 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Utilities department warns against scam

The City of Palo Alto Utilities Department is warning residents and businesses about a scam in which the thieves phone residents,...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Katie, on Sep 5, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 5 comments | 1171 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: A silver lining for American women's volleyball

Logan Tom's Olympic journey began in 2000, while she was a sophomore at Stanford. In fact, four days after the United States...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 1171 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gas prices on their way up?

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by communter, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 15 comments | 1171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obon Festival August 6-7

The annual "Obon Festival" at the Palo Alto Buddhist Temple is coming up the weekend of August 6-7. For details, please...

Original post made by Obon Fan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by local resident, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:11 am | 7 comments | 1171 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PaloAltoGreen scores national first-place rating

Ten Palo Alto neighborhoods have helped the city garner first place for renewable-energy participation in a federal Department...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Googlegeek, on May 12, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1170 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street, dismantles mortar

Discovery of a World War II-era Japanese mortar forced the closure of part of Grove Avenue in Palo Alto Monday morning. Police...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 4, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 8 comments | 1170 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California Cuts Threaten the Status of Universities

Those of you worried about UC admissions for your kids should read the following article on the sorry financial state of...

Original post made by Concerned high school parent on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by m, on Jun 4, 2012 at 7:38 pm | 5 comments | 1170 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto gas station robbed at gun point

Palo Alto police are looking for a man who robbed an ARCO gas station on San Antonio Road at gunpoint Wednesday night. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by surveillance photos?, on Jun 13, 2011 at 12:17 pm | 6 comments | 1170 Views
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