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AROUND TOWN

downtown library

Thank You very much Dear Council Members and library supporters, for sending the downtown library plans back for improvement!...

Original post made by larry on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by Access to Council, on Sep 21, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 8 comments | 1457 Views

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Palo Alto firm, with Stanford ties, scores big IPO

The auspicious initial public offering of a Palo Alto-based financial-advice firm last week has IPO watchers hopeful that...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Jarred, on Mar 24, 2010 at 7:36 pm | 3 comments | 1457 Views

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Holiday Fund targets programs for kids, families

The Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund is giving $260,000 in grants this year to 38 community organizations that serve children...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by inhalthouttip, on Apr 25, 2010 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 1457 Views

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Around town

THE CHECK IS IN ... Palo Alto's rocky road to 21st century libraries took a welcome turn this week, thanks to the efforts...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Sep 22, 2013 at 5:29 pm | 6 comments | 1457 Views

RESTAURANTS

Sleek, snazzy, cool

Although my visits didn't start off well, the food was mighty impressive. Bold, expressive flavors without the mask of over...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm | 7 comments | 1456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Write in candidates?

Are we allowed to write in a vote for someone who did not file for this upcoming city council election? If such a write-in...

Original post made by Jimmy on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by WilliamR, on Sep 15, 2009 at 11:17 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

SPORTS

East Palo Alto resident earns men's soccer honor

==B Of local note== Santa Clara University keeper Larry Jackson from East Palo Alto has helped the Broncos post three...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by RYSC Coach, on Oct 4, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Applicants sought for open-space board vacancy

Applications are being accepted for the vacant Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District board position caused by the death...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Oct 22, 2010 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1456 Views

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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 | 1456 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What will happen with compost made from human sewage sludge?

Central to the arguments of the proponents of Measure E is that anaerobic digestion will produce a rich ‘compost’ derived...

Original post made by Craig Laughton on Oct. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Oct 10, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1455 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 | 1455 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have Intramural Sports disappeared?

I am looking for a non-competitive team sport for my teen at Paly. It seems that neither Paly nor Gunn have such a thing....

Original post made by Intramural Sports at Paly or Gunn on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 25, 2012 at 12:07 pm | 15 comments | 1455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two robbed in East Palo Alto Tuesday night

East Palo Alto police were left with few leads after a pair of men robbed two people in a residential neighborhood Tuesday...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Cynthia, on Oct 8, 2010 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Violent crime plummets in East Palo Alto

Crime and violence rates in East Palo Alto took another a dramatic drop, as police, city officials, nonprofit and faith-based...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by kamper, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 11 comments | 1455 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Fields is an NBA rookie of the month

The New York Knicks' Landry Fields and the Los Angeles Clippers' Blake Griffin have named the Eastern and Western Conference...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2010
Last comment by Matt, on Dec 2, 2010 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Building-code call turns up sex-assault fugitive

A man who evaded police for more than seven years after he was convicted of sexual assault in San Mateo County was arrested...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Building Code Watcher, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm | 12 comments | 1455 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Police release new details in Stanford assault

New details have emerged in the Saturday (April 9) sexual assault of a woman in a graduate-student apartment at Stanford...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 9 comments | 1455 Views

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Looking for interesting garage art

Have you or your neighbor decorated your garage in an unusual manner (not for the holidays, but all year 'round)? Please...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer on Jan. 11, 2010
Last comment by Judith, on Jan 14, 2010 at 10:13 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

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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
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Senate Health Takeover Bill will affect every one of us...

Here is a link to the Heritage Foundation's analysis of the Senate Bill that is being rammed down our throats through every...

Original post made by Health Care Reform the Wrong Way on Dec. 19, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous post, on Dec 25, 2009 at 12:18 pm | 16 comments | 1454 Views
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