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Palo Alto launches contest for bike bridge design

Palo Alto leaders want their new bike bridge to be many things -- elegant, eco-friendly, unique, eye-catching, and above...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by John Galt, on Jun 26, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 3767 Views


Around Town

<B><B>CASHING IN ... </B>Palo Alto officials are wrestling with a wonderful dilemma: a $44 million pool of funds and plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:53 am | 3 comments | 2248 Views


Bike crash spurs $17 million claim against City of Palo Alto

The family of a 12-year-old boy who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the 2500 block of Park Boulevard has filed a...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 4, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 2645 Views


Record number of marriage licenses for Santa Clara County

Santa Clara County is gearing up for another week of same-sex marriages days after what is believed to be the county's busiest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by businessdecision, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:29 am | 3 comments | 2136 Views


Suspicious object at Palo Alto Caltrain station causes delays

A suspicious object that was found at the Palo Alto Caltrain station Monday morning caused a scare and resulted in train...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jul 10, 2013 at 4:28 pm | 3 comments | 2028 Views


Stanford team unveils solar car for race in Australia

A group of Stanford students will send their newest creation, Luminos, a 375-pound solar car whose hood is nearly entirely...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by @m3, on Jul 13, 2013 at 1:23 am | 3 comments | 5411 Views


Third victim dies from Asiana plane crash

A third victim in the Asiana Airlines plane crash at San Francisco International Airport on July 6 died Friday morning, a...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2013
Last comment by Marsha, on Jul 14, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 3 comments | 1902 Views


HP adds three new directors to board

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced that it added three new members to its board of directors, increasing the size of the...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Cassie, on Jul 16, 2013 at 4:30 pm | 3 comments | 2914 Views


Gyms ditch 'big-box' mindset for community feel

Local gym Uforia is part of a national trend: fitness centers that forgo the large warehouses with rows and rows of sometimes-daunting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Former Butterfly Life, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 8519 Views


One killed in head on crash in Woodside

One person was killed and another was airlifted to a hospital after a head-on traffic collision on the outskirts of...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2013
Last comment by reader, on Aug 13, 2013 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2555 Views


Around town

<B><B>FEEDING FRENZY ... </B>Today, "Do not feed the animals" is just a friendly suggestion at Palo Alto parks. Soon, it...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 3469 Views


Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

Nearly a year after construction workers at Edgewood Plaza, in the ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bad rep, on Aug 28, 2013 at 6:55 am | 3 comments | 5230 Views


History on the canvas

When the world is in turmoil, sometimes the most courageous people are artists. Read the full story here

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Sep 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 6400 Views


What is up with the SJ Mercury's Coverage of the SF Giants?

I realize that this year's Giants are not in contention but the cover page of the sports section has zero coverage of the...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Boorah, on Oct 6, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views


East Palo Altans build field for fallen officer

More than seven years after East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was shot and killed while on duty, members of the Rich...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by speaktruth, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 3875 Views


Strategizing for success

Prices are exploding and days on market diminishing, but there are fewer houses offered for sale. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 27, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 4115 Views


Anne Warner Cribbs receives Athena Award

It's one thing to be crowned an Olympic goddess once in your life, but twice? That's the story of Anne Warner Cribbs, who...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by anony, on Nov 8, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 11364 Views


Paleo for Palo Alto

Food without grains and sugar: Is it palatable? Palo Alto's Michelle Tam and Henry Fong say they can prove it with their...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Caveat Emptor, on Dec 6, 2013 at 9:44 am | 3 comments | 13539 Views


Through the eyes of a child

As a 6-year-old in the Nazi concentration camp Bergen-Belsen in the final months of World War II, Elisabeth Seaman remembers...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bru, on Dec 15, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 5242 Views


Real Estate Matters

As winter approaches, we typically expect Bay Area and Peninsula home prices to start cooling along with the weather, as...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2013
Last comment by Some people!, on Dec 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 7327 Views
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