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AROUND TOWN

Things I remember going back to 1962.

Garland Elementary School, Mr. Center, The Indian Bowl, The Variety Store, Bergman's counter, The Peninsula Creamery, Jean's...

Original post made by Eric "Rick" Cohen on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jul 3, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Median barriers to stay at Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her SUV at the Ravenswood Avenue railroad crossing in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by pedestrian, on Mar 2, 2016 at 7:51 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donations instead of parties

The economy is a perfect reason to give back instead of buying extravagant gifts or hosting over the top parties. Take this...

Original post made by paly parent on Nov. 25, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Governor agrees to 'rail' link to cities -- maybe

A direct connection may have been achieved Thursday night between Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's office and California...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Perot, on Sep 20, 2010 at 9:12 pm | 16 comments | 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rail advocates, critics to face off in Palo Alto

Top officials from the California High-Speed Rail Authority will join some of the rail project's toughest critics in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Babies, on Nov 16, 2011 at 11:19 pm | 7 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Question about AP tests

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Original post made by G. on Sep. 14, 2008
Last comment by Parent, on Sep 14, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 2357 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock On at Menlo-Atherton's Fashion Show

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Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alcohol was a factor in Oct. 2 Palo Alto crash

The driver of the van that crashed into a tree at Peers Park in Palo Alto in the early morning hours of Oct. 2 was impaired...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2008
Last comment by knew it, on Dec 17, 2008 at 11:50 am | 10 comments | 2357 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bus driver recognized for heroism

It was a sunny April afternoon, the kind of day when sunlight warms the skin and relaxes the mind. School bus driver Dena...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by CSEA Member, on Mar 11, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2357 Views

SPORTS

A few goals left for Paly girls' volleyball team

After 32 straight victories this season, it would seem that the Palo Alto girls'volleyball team has accomplished just about...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Paly student, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 2357 Views

SPORTS

Former local prep standout Carey is new boys' hoop coach at M-A

Veteran basketball coach and East Palo Alto native Senque Carey has been hired as head coach of the boys' varsity basketball...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Go Vikes, on Oct 5, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2357 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Baby Bullet trains on Caltrain chopping block

Caltrain's Baby Bullet trains, which have been credited with boosting Caltrain's ridership since 2005, could stop running...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by Happy Rider, on Apr 8, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 2357 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New Walgreens design not a 'jewel,' board says

A modern, two-story glass box — atop a level of terra cotta or stone — could rise up from the ashes of the University...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jan 2, 2009 at 2:40 am | 2 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

High-speed rail Read the full letters to the editor here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12679...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2010
Last comment by bikes2work, on Mar 26, 2010 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quick settlement on Palo Alto fire measure

After a frenetic day and evening of phone calls and e-mails Wednesday, a settlement was reached Thursday (Aug. 26) on the...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2010
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Sep 7, 2010 at 2:49 pm | 16 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks fairness in trash rates

Palo Alto may soon reduce its street-sweeping services, raise garbage rates and begin charging for recycling as part of its...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 9, 2011 at 7:26 am | 34 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto?

Do we need that large number of Police Officers Patrolling Palo Alto? here is what happened today: i placed an old computer...

Original post made by Old homewoener on Dec. 30, 2012
Last comment by fake 911 calls, on Jan 3, 2013 at 12:48 pm | 7 comments | 2356 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City considers redevelopment of City Hall floors into housing

<I>Editor's note: This article was posted on April 1 -- April Fools' Day. It is satire, and thus, while occasionally referencing...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2016
Last comment by Open, on Apr 1, 2016 at 4:38 pm | 6 comments | 2356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

State budget: Good news for Palo Alto schools

The Palo Alto Unified School District is back in the black following Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's Oct. 8 signing of the state's...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sad employee, on Oct 28, 2010 at 4:57 pm | 3 comments | 2356 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford wins low-income-housing design challenge

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Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Aug 26, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2356 Views
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