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AROUND TOWN

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 2012 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Are people really paying 6% for realtor commissions?

What have people been able to negotiate for realtor commissions these days? 6% seems high considering how expensive housing...

Original post made by Reymundo on Dec. 19, 2008
Last comment by Sell It Yourself!, on Dec 27, 2008 at 9:34 pm | 7 comments | 2011 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found drowned in Menlo Park hotel whirlpool spa

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who apparently drowned in a whirlpool spa at a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 2011 Views

SPORTS

Mid-Peninsula boys score 101 points in title-game win

The Mid-Peninsula boys' basketball team hasn't been tested much during a 19-2 season. That will all change next week when...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jamie S., on Feb 18, 2011 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2011 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Speech--E Pluribus Unum

President Obama: "We are shaped by every culture, drawn from every end of the Earth, and dedicated to a simple concept:...

Original post made by Sharon on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:59 pm | 16 comments | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adobe Meadow / Meadow Park

Well located, yet far from the hustle-bustle of town Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=13823...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Arthur Keller, on Sep 16, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 2011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burns' priorities: 'Community policing,' relations

Designated Palo Alto police Chief Dennis Burns said Tuesday he will focus on improving community relations and community...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mickey Murphy, on Sep 28, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 9 comments | 2011 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 | 2011 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Even without housing, Gateway offers many benefits

After eight public hearings with few opposing speakers, we believe the Gateway project, a transit-oriented development with...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on May 4, 2012 at 11:46 am | 5 comments | 2010 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford grad qualifies for Olympics in synchronized swim

==BI Of local note == Stanford grad Mariya Koroleva qualified for the Rio Olympic Games in synchronized swimming this summer...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2016
Last comment by Gunn 'Mum, on Mar 8, 2016 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 2010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another armed robbery in Mountain View last night

7-Eleven robbed on Saturday night. Customers as well as the cash register were robbed. Palo Alto police helped to catch...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2010 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain vs. car at Churchill Ave. this afternoon

The Mercury-News is reporting that Caltrain clipped a car at Churchill Ave. at 5:55pm this afternoon. Was that one of you? The...

Original post made by Steve on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by qq, on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:28 am | 2 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Taking a bite out of Alma Plaza

Demolition crews tore down the former Lucky's supermarket at Alma Plaza on Monday, April 26. ==B Photo courtesy of Keith...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Big Al, on Apr 30, 2010 at 7:32 pm | 11 comments | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Samina Sundas: A Voice for Peace

My journey to becoming a full-time community activist was unfortunately motivated by pain. I was at Costco when I first learned...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2010 Views

BOOKS

Never Say Die

Starting in 1967 in San Carlos and moving through the Peninsula, the four musicians and manager of the rock band Uther Pendragon...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2010 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Police extend deadline for chief's advisory group

Palo Alto police officials have extended the deadline for the new "Chief's Community Advisory Group" to June 19. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by VoxPop, on Jun 5, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto gives new meaning to Chutzpah

Never let it be said that Palo Alto Council Members and Administrators lack chutzpah when it comes to their demmands on Stanford! Bruce...

Original post made by Bruce N Baker on Apr. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Two events to mark MLK Day in Palo Alto

Palo Altans will honor the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with two community events...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by opus, on Jan 20, 2014 at 8:25 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Freak accident traps man between parked cars

A freak accident trapped an older man between two parked cars in the Stanford Shopping Center parking lot Sunday afternoon....

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 19, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 24 comments | 2009 Views

SPORTS

Local girls on US Lacrosse All-American team

Menlo School juniors Michaela Michael and Ali Kim have been named to the Girls High School All-American first team by the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Sherry, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2009 Views
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