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AROUND TOWN

Adobe Creek tunnel closed

It's been over a month since the Adobe Creek tunnel under the 101 closed unexpectedly. "Temporarily," according to the sign,...

Original post made by cyclist on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by BayshoreBiker, on Aug 22, 2011 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal Services launches 'Empty Our Shelters Challenge'

Plagued by overcrowding, all six animal shelters in Silicon Valley, including City of Palo Alto Animal Services, are now...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by HawkeyePierce, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 12 comments | 1235 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds.

Eshoo $16 million grant to CalTrain a waste of public funds. Much has been written lately about the FRA grant, obtained...

Original post made by morris brown on Jun. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ravenswood school district helping raise money for Sioreli Torres memorial service

The Ravenswood Elementary School District is helping to raise money for a memorial service for a student who was struck and...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2011
Last comment by ariani, on Oct 2, 2011 at 2:22 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: 'A world without newspapers?'

What would it be like to exist in a world — or a community like Palo Alto — without newspapers? Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
Last comment by real news, on Mar 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 1234 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee gets prison sentence

A former Citigroup Inc. sales assistant who stole $800,000 from the financial firm's clients in Palo Alto has been sentenced...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Mar 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Oaks remain perfect with a sweep

==B Summer baseball== The Palo Alto Oaks are off to a 4-0 start to the summer baseball season after sweeping a doubleheader...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by local gurl, on Jun 9, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls earn top seed in Mitty volleyball tournament

==BI Vikings move to No. 4 nationally== If there was any doubt to whether the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team is deserving...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

SPORTS

Five local hoop teams advance in NorCal playoffs

This time of the year usually means only one thing, that most of the winter athletes are already busy with their spring sports....

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by hoops star, on Mar 13, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Frogs, salamanders dying in Yellowstone

Stanford scientists report that frogs and salamanders are dying at an alarming rate in Yellowstone National Park, but not...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 5, 2011 at 9:57 am | 5 comments | 1234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bike lane under consideration where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Mar 3, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 9 comments | 1234 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is PTSD?

Nearly 70 percent of Americans will be exposed to a traumatic event in their lifetime, and an estimated 20 percent of those...

Original post made on May. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on May 29, 2012 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

What was that HUGE plume of smoke at 101/Embarcadero Exit

I was driving on 101 at 3:30pm today and saw a huge plume of smoke on East Embarcadero (look like it was near the post office....

Original post made by Commuter on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Commuter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mayor's Challenge' takes on neighborhood unity

On March 25, the Mayor's Challenge -- a series of athletic events designed to bring neighborhoods together -- will kick off...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Susan, on Apr 9, 2012 at 8:47 pm | 13 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail funds could give Caltrain a chance to electrify on two tracks

Last spring, Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, state Sen. Joe Simitian, and state Assemblyman Rich Gordon put forth a vision to implement...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by time to retire, yoriko, on Mar 26, 2012 at 10:47 am | 5 comments | 1234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Track resurfacing and new gates

Why is Paly resurfacing the track already. It's less than 10 years old. It was in excellent shape, why did they feel the...

Original post made by Jim H> on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Jun 28, 2013 at 4:25 pm | 22 comments | 1233 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Former Citigroup employee pleads guilty to fraud

A former Citigroup securities representative who worked in Palo Alto pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud Tuesday (Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 1233 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
There are no comments yet. 1233 Views

SPORTS

Menlo takes WBAL honors into CCS Division III semis

Avis, Bruml are the co-MVPs A lot has happened since the Menlo School and Carmel baseball teams met for the first time...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by yungG, on May 29, 2011 at 9:07 am | 4 comments | 1233 Views
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