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AROUND TOWN

downtown library

Thank You very much Dear Council Members and library supporters, for sending the downtown library plans back for improvement!...

Original post made by larry on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Access to Council, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1509 Views

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Repairs, delays ahead for San Antonio overpass

Palo Alto and Mountain View are preparing to fix up the San Antonio Road overpass -- a project that officials say will require...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Feb 23, 2010 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The accidental artist

It's a rare painter who does a self-portrait of himself fighting a fire in a furniture store. But then, Jerome Peters has...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Avery Naar, on May 30, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

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Opening lineup announced for Bing Concert Hall

When Stanford University's new concert hall officially opens its doors in January 2013, the San Francisco Symphony and Los...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dean, on Mar 1, 2012 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 1509 Views

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Police chase man through Stanford mall

Police chased a suspected perfume thief through Stanford Shopping Center Monday afternoon, ending with his apprehension at...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Just a tip, on Aug 15, 2012 at 12:48 pm | 8 comments | 1509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1508 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Redwood City girl killed while riding bike

A Redwood City teen was killed in a traffic collision as she was riding her bike Monday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Nov 30, 2012 at 11:27 am | 14 comments | 1508 Views

SPORTS

Stanford heads to Rose Bowl after 27-24 win

==I Cardinal will face Wisconsin on January 1== Jordan Williamson made a 36-yard field goal with 6:49 left to play and...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Dec 3, 2012 at 1:52 pm | 7 comments | 1508 Views

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Stubborn two-alarm fire damages Palo Alto garage

A fire of initially undetermined origins broke out shortly after 9 a.m. today (Thursday) in a well-stuffed garage in the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by David, on Dec 23, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Commission changes how it funds nonprofits

The Palo Alto Human Relations Commission voted Thursday night to change its process for allocating grant money to local nonprofits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by kate, on Mar 15, 2013 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Math Intervention

My child, a first grader, has been recommended for the Math intervention summer program offered by the City. Is there anyone...

Original post made by Vianica on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 5 comments | 1507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 6 comments | 1507 Views

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Knife-wielding man robs Palo Alto Goodwill

A Santa Clara man was arrested in Palo Alto Monday afternoon minutes after allegedly robbing a Goodwill store and threatening...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by chuck, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 1507 Views

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Census 2010: Quick facts about Palo Alto

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=20364 posted Friday, March 11, 2011, 11:12...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2011
Last comment by Aaron@PalyVoice, on Apr 6, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 3 comments | 1507 Views

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Neighbors to host second annual disaster campout

This is it — the Big One. Bay Area residents have been anticipating the next major earthquake for years, and according...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Aug 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1507 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 | 1506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teens catch alleged purse snatcher

A Menlo Park teenager was chased down and held for police by two 17-year-old Good Samaritans after he allegedly snatched...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Christine, on Jun 6, 2011 at 5:09 pm | 12 comments | 1506 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1506 Views

SPORTS

Lin assists the Knicks to a seventh straight victory

Palo Alto High grad Jeremy Lin needed 27 points to set an NBA record for scoring the most points in the first six starts...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Feb 16, 2012 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1506 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1505 Views
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