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AROUND TOWN

Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Oct 6, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 999 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Special election set for November on Maybell development

Palo Alto's bitter debate over an approved housing development on Maybell Avenue will be settled in the voting booth this...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by PACitizens, on Oct 6, 2013 at 11:53 am | 112 comments | 2618 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

NASA, USGS among agencies affected by shutdown

Several government operations, including some local branches, ground to a halt at midnight Monday after Congress failed to...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Oct 6, 2013 at 7:56 am | 12 comments | 4267 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep wins one but loses more

==B Friday's prep football== Andrew Segre was the star performer on Friday night for Sacred Heart Prep (5-0), as the senior...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2013
Last comment by Rick, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:44 pm | 4 comments | 4958 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Measure D sides spar over impact of project

Opponents and proponents of Measure D all say they are in favor of more senior housing in Palo Alto. What they clashed on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 5, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 163 comments | 13407 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car burglaries spike in September, police say

Palo Alto police are warning residents about a rise in car burglaries throughout the city over the past month. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by animal, on Oct 5, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 5023 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to ask residents for 'value' judgment

What are Palo Alto's core values? If you understand the question and have an answer, the City Council is all ears. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Marlen, on Oct 5, 2013 at 8:38 am | 41 comments | 4481 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

'Random' knife attack in Old Palo Alto injures one

A man suffered moderately serious defensive wounds Saturday night as he tried to protect himself from what police are calling...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Good thing for laws, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:29 am | 10 comments | 2586 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford study: 22 percent of California in poverty

The sky-high cost of housing in California is pushing many families into poverty, according to new research by the Stanford...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Shocked and Awed, on Oct 4, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 21 comments | 6817 Views

AROUND TOWN

Never too old to be a first-time author

With her first book published at the age of 77 -- and a second out this month -- Prudence Breitrose, at 79, finds herself...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3784 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal begins five-game stretch vs. top teams

==B Stanford football== Starting this week, Stanford embarks upon a series of football games that likely will make or...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by John, on Oct 4, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 5348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big bucks fuel campaign for Maybell development

Opponents of Measure D might have the signatures, but it's the supporters who have the funds, campaign-finance statements...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Oct 4, 2013 at 9:22 am | 29 comments | 1690 Views

AROUND TOWN

St. Ann Choir celebrates 50 years of singing ageless music

Formed in 1963 and renowned for singing historical Gregorian chants and other polyphonic music that predates the eighth and...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Retired Teacher, on Oct 4, 2013 at 7:07 am | 2 comments | 1846 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Infertile woman gives birth after Stanford egg-growth technique

A technique developed at Stanford University School of Medicine has induced the ovaries of some infertile women to produce...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Crystal Artwork, on Oct 4, 2013 at 7:03 am | 2 comments | 3099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A billion-dollar year for Silicon Valley foundation

A contribution worth $500 million from Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg helped propel the Silicon Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Matt, on Oct 3, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 5 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yelp opens offices on California Avenue

California Avenue businesses have a new big-name neighbor in the online user-review company Yelp, according to a company...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hanna, on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:47 pm | 15 comments | 10563 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Entry-level buyers reconsidering Palo Alto

Finding a house is hard in Palo Alto. The competition gets tougher for houses under $1 million dollars, and even tougher...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Oct 3, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 5 comments | 1103 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art Lecture at Atherton Library

Atherton Library will have a docent from the "Impressionists on the Water" exhibit on display at the Legion of Honor. Saturday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 727 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How can schools and kids survive sting of cyberbulling?

How can schools and kids survive sting of cyberbulling? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19555...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by CruelWorld, on Oct 3, 2013 at 2:06 pm | 16 comments | 9847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City unveils downtown parking-permit program

For downtown workers, the days of free all-day parking in residential neighborhoods like Professorville and Downtown North...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by no more subsidies, on Oct 3, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 59 comments | 2905 Views
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