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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Marsh Mosquitos back for a second year of feasting?

I was over at Greer park this morning and got nailed by mosquitos - half dollar size welts on my hands which was about the...

Original post made by Mr.Recycle on Apr. 28, 2013
Last comment by Bites, on May 7, 2013 at 9:29 am | 5 comments | 992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trouble with globalization

We just bought a house and I am scared we paid too much. I have been told that a lot of recent purchasers borrowed money...

Original post made by terry on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 6, 2013 at 10:38 pm | 20 comments | 1368 Views

RESTAURANTS

Shop Talk: There's the beef

There's no question that the Peninsula is on the cutting edge when it comes to technology, but as for more traditional items,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on May 6, 2013 at 10:02 pm | 5 comments | 1440 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B>A FLOCK OF GROCERS ... </B>Going out for a quart of milk will get a lot easier, with four new grocery stores getting closer...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Mrs M, on May 6, 2013 at 5:16 pm | 4 comments | 1689 Views

AROUND TOWN

May Fete rolls through Palo Alto

Revelers and parade-marchers alike flocked to downtown Palo Alto, Saturday, May 4, to cheer on and participate in the 91st...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 6, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 1218 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of committees divides Palo Alto council

A surge of pressing issues and an ambitious 2013 agenda have caused a proliferation of new committees on the Palo Alto City...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Doreen, on May 6, 2013 at 4:07 pm | 28 comments | 2004 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's cell-tower plan meets cool reception from AT&T

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to create a citywide plan for cell towers is unlikely to prevent AT&T from installing dozens...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Georgia, on May 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 14 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is an article about a proposed Midtown trail re-posted with no comments allowed?

On May 2nd, the Palo Alto Online editor posted a story about the proposed Matadero Creek trail in Midtown. The story is at: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&...

Original post made by Midtowner on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by Abelard, on May 6, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mother's Day Blood Drive

Donate blood this Motherís Day, and you could help save a motherís life! Hemorrhage (uncontrolled bleeding) is among...

Original post made by DG on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Plasma user, on May 6, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 898 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting seriously injures one

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one man injured on Saturday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on May 6, 2013 at 6:35 am | 4 comments | 864 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional housing projections called 'excessive'

Palo Alto takes great pride in its ongoing, aggressive efforts to fight climate change and encourage transit use, but a regional...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Palo Altan, on May 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 57 comments | 3136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New PAUSD Bullying Policy Still Not Approved by Federal Government

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has not approved the PAUSD's proposed bullying policy, per...

Original post made by Curious on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 5, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 22 comments | 2130 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto optimistic about police-building proposal

Palo Alto officials remain optimistic about the prospect of building a new police headquarters on Park Boulevard despite...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gus L., on May 5, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 2466 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Mtn. View, halting service and traffic

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. evening, May...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 5, 2013 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly, Palo Alto Online named 'best in state'

The Palo Alto Weekly was honored Saturday as best large newsweekly in California and PaloAltoOnline.com as the best news...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 18 comments | 2585 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls claim league track titles

After both finished the dual-meet seasons with perfect records, the Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls had to back up those performances...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by LaVonna, on May 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 7134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke/Fire in Palo Alto Foothills?

Was there an early morning fire in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley? Los Trancos Road? ...

Original post made by David on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 741 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of committees divides Palo Alto council

When the Palo Alto City Council prepared to go into a closed-door meeting last week to discuss the future of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 4, 2013 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 772 Views
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