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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eden Housing project cut to just family housing

The Eden Housing development in downtown Palo Alto was once envisioned as a win-win-win situation for all parties involved....

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by altobelli, on Aug 14, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 9 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lytton Plaza gathering honors war dead

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2007
Last comment by without, on Aug 14, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 16 comments | 3722 Views

SPORTS

2009 Senior Games: Longtime partners take gold in tennis

After four grueling matches in the Palo Alto heat Thursday, Anita Murchie, 76, of Alexandria, Va., and Sylvia Will, 71, of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by Laura Wuest, on Aug 14, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 4 comments | 3949 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Painting house numbers on curbs

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Original post made by Jim on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by phil welch, on Aug 14, 2009 at 1:45 pm | 9 comments | 5501 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is it allowed to extend your concrete driveway to double the normal size

I can see adding maybe five feet, but there are some residents who are doubling the size of their driveways with concrete....

Original post made by resident on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:02 am | 15 comments | 2268 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Banker Deborah Pappas wins 'Athena Award' for 2009

Deborah Pappas, known for her business savvy as a local bank manager and for her volunteer work in community-building programs,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by brian, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:14 pm | 3 comments | 2513 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alert police sergeant helps nab burglar suspects

A resident surprised two burglars stealing electronic items from his home in the 800 block of Oregon Avenue just before noon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by george, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 21 comments | 2801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cubberly goes from real green to artificial green

I was astounded to see the green field and track at Cubberly being removed in favor of artificial turf. Isn't Palo Alto...

Original post made by Got Green? on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by anonymous jogger, on Aug 13, 2009 at 2:47 pm | 14 comments | 2698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winners Breakfast to Honor Community's Unsung Heroes 9/18

On September 18, 2009 from 7:00-9:00 a.m., Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle invite the public to the...

Original post made by kchouteau on Aug. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

the HP spying scandal drags on

Several HP executives and contractors plead guilty to identity theft and fraud charges back in 2007. I don't know why sentencing...

Original post made by Greg on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto 15-year-olds take it to the limit before falling in Pacific Southwest Regional final

For a few precious moments, Drake Swezey and his Palo Alto 15-year-old Babe Ruth teammates could dream of a return trip to...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by another baseball fan, on Aug 13, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto drops rent-increase lawsuit

East Palo Alto officials are dropping their legal challenge to Page Mill Properties, the city's largest apartment owner,...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2008
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:53 am | 29 comments | 3078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Coroner identifies Woman killed by Caltrain Monday

The woman killed by a Caltrain Monday evening was identified today as Leila Ruth Dewitt of Mountain View. The Santa Clara...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:18 am | 34 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Howling winds fan Santa Cruz Mountains fire

Firefighters are combating a wind-driven brush fire that has grown to more than 1,000 acres and has prompted the evacuation...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by McGrude, on Aug 13, 2009 at 10:08 am | 2 comments | 1737 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kindergarten: Too much for 4-year-olds?

Palo Alto kindergarten teacher Diana Argenti, along with Palo Verde Elementary School reading specialist Natalie Bivas and...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2009
Last comment by Nancy M, on Aug 13, 2009 at 9:35 am | 80 comments | 7267 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special 'Lytton Plaza' meeting Friday at 5 p.m.

Seeking to expedite the long-awaited renovation of Lytton Plaza, Palo Alto officials have scheduled a special City Council...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by bikes2work, on Aug 12, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 9 comments | 2239 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How to save California

California's budget woes can be partially fixed for the future with a series of constitutional amendments, which the people...

Original post made by Kevin Crispie on Aug. 9, 2009
Last comment by Landlord, on Aug 12, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 18 comments | 1869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto budgets $50,000 for California Avenue fountain

The Palo Alto Public Art Commission voted Thursday to budget $50,000 for a new fountain at the Caltrain end of California...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by Trevi jumper, on Aug 12, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 26 comments | 2734 Views

AROUND TOWN

A garden for all

Sheila Mandoli's long-held dream for a larger community garden for Ventura neighborhood residents is finally coming to fruition....

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 12, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 2 comments | 2030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighbors to observe National Night Out tonight

Out of all the neighborhood events planned for National Night Out tonight, perhaps the "swingingest" will take place at Channing...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by C.L.Taylor, on Aug 12, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 2 comments | 1950 Views
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