Week in Review: 'Green' Chief; Pedestrian Hit; DUI Tweets; Sweet Smell of Roses!

A look at some of last week's stories in Palo Alto.

'Ride Along' via Twitter for Friday Launch of 'Avoid the 13.' Palo Alto police chief and partner will live "tweet" from 8 p.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday as they patrol the streets for impaired drivers. It's the kickoff for law enforcement's holiday campaign.

Palo Alto's Annual Toy Drive is Underway
. Donations accepted through Dec. 20 at several locations around town.

Woman Walking Child to School Badly Hurt in Collision. The teen driver reported the accident on La Donna Avenue to police. Victim is in the hospital.

Palo Alto Hires Its First Chief Sustainability Officer. Gil Philip Friend named city's "green" chief.

DoorDash Is Hiring -- And Employees Eat For Free! Start-up growing its logistics side, while delivering fine food right to doorsteps in Palo Alto and Mountain View.

Stanford Football: Rose Bowl Bound! Cardinal Nation, can you smell the roses?

Palo Alto Korean War Veteran Detained in North Korea Freed. 85-year-old grandfather with heart condition is finally released after being held prisoner for six weeks accused of 'hostile acts against the state.'

Palo Alto Shelter Dogs and Cats Available for $12 Adoption Through Dec. 31.

East Bay Golf Coach Arrested on Molestation Charges on Eve of Award Banquet.

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