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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Resident sparks apartment fire with moving box

A Stanford resident moving into an apartment on Saturday started a fire after the moving box he left on a stove ignited,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 17, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 11 comments | 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Los Altos windsurfer rescued

The rescue swimmer who plucked a stranded windsurfer from the San Francisco Bay Tuesday morning after she spent the night...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:49 am | 4 comments | 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Lost Lexus Car Keys!-Reward

Lost my keys somewhere near Johnson Park in downtown Palo Alto!!! Did you find them? Maybe at Waverley and Hawthorne? Maybe...

Original post made by Alexandra on Sep. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Ex Portola Valley supe pleads not guilty of embezzling funds

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty Tuesday morning to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District, charges...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Cid Young, on Jun 22, 2012 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 1098 Views

SPORTS

Menlo teams get the best of their M-A rivals

==B Thursday's prep roundup== The Menlo School boys' water polo team and girls' volleyball squad opened their respective...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Eric, on Sep 6, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be Safe. Be Seen. Gear Up for Night Bicycling.

As the days grow shorter, more bicyclists are riding at dusk or in the dark. It is both illegal and very unsafe to bicycle...

Original post made by Penny on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Are you kidding?, on Dec 10, 2010 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carving out a new life

In the driveway of an East Palo Alto cottage, wearing a 3 1/2-foot-tall headdress and long braids down its back, a 12-foot-tall...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by M, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:20 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School officials to discuss buying day care site

The Palo Alto Unified School District plans to press on with its plan to buy a 2.6 acre property near the Mountain View border...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by susie, on Sep 25, 2011 at 10:49 pm | 6 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor hosts 'Day in the Park' June 3

Bring on the bocce. That's what Palo Alto Mayor Yiaway Yeh is hoping residents throughout Palo Alto will say on Sunday, June...

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on May 21, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 4 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Censorship and journalism?

I read the post regarding censorship and Mr. Johnson's response (link below). I was surprised at the sudden sense of responsibility...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Harvard Study Confirms Fluoride Reduces Children's IQ

A recently-published Harvard University meta-analysis funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has concluded that...

Original post made by Pro Choice on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 15, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 8 comments | 1097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto district to shutter two schools

Two of Ravenswood's eight campuses will not re-open this fall as the K-8 district serving 3,900 children in East Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Christopher Schmidt, on Jun 18, 2011 at 1:23 am | 6 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspects arrested in beating, robbery

Two suspects were arrested for the severe beating and robbery of an East Palo Alto man early Sunday, police said. The victim...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on May 23, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 4 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Charges filed against former Menlo coach

Michael William Taylor, the 28-year-old former Menlo School assistant coach who Atherton police say stole iPads from Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 26, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 2 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorney General to appeal tossed murder case

A Nov. 6 decision to throw out murder charges against accused killer Gregory Elarms Sr. will be appealed in state court by...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 14, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 15 comments | 1097 Views
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