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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former firefighter threatens police chief, pleads 'no contest'

A former Palo Alto firefighter who has held a grudge against the city for years pleaded no contest on Thursday (May 19) to...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Elwood Blues, on May 20, 2011 at 11:37 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Project Safety Net is committed to student well-being

Our community is renowned for its dedication to helping the next generation of leaders and citizens reach their potential....

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:18 am | 5 comments | 1423 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly team headed to National Science Bowl

Five Palo Alto High School students will spend five days in Washington, D.C. in April -- courtesy of the U.S. government...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2013
Last comment by Another mom, on Feb 6, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 43 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto mother seeks marrow donors for her son, or others

As she watches her 12-year-old son grow weaker from repeated rounds of chemotherapy, Palo Alto resident Liz Poux stays focused...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by James, on May 8, 2011 at 8:59 am | 7 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

What alternative sources of high speed internet do you use?

I am tired of my $150 plus bill for cable, telephone and internet from our local cable provider and want to get rid of them....

Original post made by jass on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by Davis FIelds, on Apr 20, 2011 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 1423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weigh in on architecture decisions for our city

One citizen living in University South has initiated a survey worthy of your evaluation. Check out www.surveymonkey.com/s/paloaltoarchitecture If...

Original post made by Tom DuBois on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 4, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1422 Views

SPORTS

17 Director's Cups in a row and counting for Stanford athletics

It's official: Stanford has won its 17th consecutive Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. The final standings were released Thursday....

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by dipple, on Jul 1, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Malala Yousafzai

http://www.english.rfi.fr/asia-pacific/20130110-france-honours-pakistani-schoolgirl-malala-yousafzai This young girl will...

Original post made by Susan on Jan. 10, 2013
Last comment by Midtown resident, on Oct 21, 2013 at 5:10 pm | 11 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto gets $244,649 grant for Cooley Landing Park

A long-desired park at Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto received a boost Tuesday (Feb. 15) after the East Palo Alto City...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2011
Last comment by Steve Kennedy, on Feb 28, 2011 at 8:01 pm | 5 comments | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing Park opens in East Palo Alto

The City of East Palo Alto and the Midpeninsula Open Space District celebrated the grand opening of Cooley Landing Park on...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Jul 23, 2012 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1422 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police hunt for groper following afternoon assault

A Stanford University student became the most recent victim in a series of sexual assaults by a groper on Wednesday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Why The Delay?, on Sep 14, 2012 at 5:49 pm | 9 comments | 1421 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cooley Landing Park breaks ground

The transformation of Cooley Landing in East Palo Alto from a toxic wasteland into a nature park for recreation seekers and...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by I love Palo Alto, on Dec 7, 2011 at 11:01 am | 5 comments | 1421 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stem-cell ruling threatens Stanford research

Stem-cell research by Stanford University researchers could be terminated under a preliminary U.S. District Court ruling...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 2, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 5 comments | 1420 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's VanDerveer named WBCA Coach of the Year

Stanford women's basketball coach Tara VanDerveer has been named the 2011 Russell Athletic/WBCA NCAA Division I Head Coach...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Great Job!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kathleen Hughes: Almost Losing the Love of Her Life

On Sept. 11, 2001, I received a wake up call from my mom, Joanne, in Pennsylvania. It was a little after 6 a.m. here in Palo...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto celebrates its 30-year anniversary

When East Palo Alto resident Vicki Smothers was born in 1954, East Palo Alto was unincorporated land governed by San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by whattha, on Jul 3, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 7 comments | 1420 Views
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