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AROUND TOWN

The spookiest Palo Alto street

Just days before Halloween, the homes along South Court look like any other typical Palo Alto neighborhood, with a verdant...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by M, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Books to close for six weeks

As part of the ongoing effort to open a new chapter at Kepler's Books, the iconic Menlo Park bookstore will close for six...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jun 25, 2012 at 10:27 am | 11 comments | 1639 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jul 26, 2012 at 8:40 am | 15 comments | 1639 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Bowl destruction plan on schedule Nov. 18 at 6 p.m.

Are those opposed to the demolition of the only bowling alley for miles around planning to attend this hearing of the Planning...

Original post made by Nomorecondos on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by What city council, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:42 pm | 4 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Energy

Well, Palo Alto, Now that you have experienced a day without it, ask yourself - is electricity a sybaritic, shameful indulgence,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Sunny Jim, on Feb 23, 2010 at 9:13 pm | 17 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Six weeks later, residents still shaken by plane crash

It's been six weeks since a small plane crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood on a foggy Wednesday morning, killing...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2010
Last comment by Community activist, on Apr 4, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 4 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power restored in downtown Palo Alto

Power has been restored to the 1,290 customers in downtown Palo Alto whose homes and businesses went dark for about 3 hours...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by palm tree, on Sep 8, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 5 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Cardinal, NBA veteran comes out as gay

Jason Collins, an NBA center and a Stanford Cardinal from 1998 to 2001, came out as gay today in a Sports Illustrated article,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Sally, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 22 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto finds 'smart city' partners abroad

When Palo Alto launched its Sister City program half a century ago, no one talked about "entrepreneurship," "sustainability"...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Boondoggle, on Aug 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 1638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Answers to the February 13th Community Meeting's questions

As many of you may recall the Advocates for Youth group sponsored a community meeting so that the district could provide...

Original post made by Greg Smitherman on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by Rising Paly Mom, on Apr 22, 2011 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 1638 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Attorneys probe 'Who shot first?' in May case

In a literal life-sentence-or-death courtroom drama, prosecutors and defense attorneys struggled Monday to determine who...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Oct 29, 2009 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1638 Views

SPORTS

VanDerveer: "Tonight it's about Stanford"

Jeanette Pohlen scored a career-high 31 points and matched her season-high with nine rebounds as the Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2010
Last comment by Basketball Fan, on Dec 31, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 1638 Views

SPORTS

Menlo School boys top Menlo-Atherton in Roche Invitational water polo finale

==B Saturday's prep roundup== ==I Paly girls sixth in Mitty volleyball== Despite bringing in some of the top teams from...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Sep 18, 2011 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 1638 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Chris Matthews calls out Obama

http://tv.breitbart.com/thrill-is-gone-matthews-turns-on-obama-i-hear-stories-that-you-would-not-believe/ When Chris Matthews,...

Original post made by Gary on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Matty, on Nov 23, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 26 comments | 1638 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FYI-Mark your Calendar - May 23rd

Reportedly (PaloAlto Patch) POTUS (that's President of the United States) will be in Palo Alto - again - on May 23rd -...

Original post made by Bob on May. 5, 2012
Last comment by ugh, on May 8, 2012 at 5:51 am | 7 comments | 1637 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another domestic terrorist attack

Last week, a doctor was assassinated in Kansas. Today, a man with a criminal record of terrorism attacks the U.S. Holocaust...

Original post made by Greg on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Gary, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 4 comments | 1637 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Newly elected Menlo Park mayor may have violated Brown Act

Allegations of soliciting support through one-on-one meetings that may have violated the Brown Act arose after the Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 9, 2010 at 9:27 pm | 11 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Search still on for missing frog-fountain

The staff at Palo Alto's Gamble Garden is asking the public for help finding a missing statue of a frog. The 12-inch statue...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by A Loss, on Oct 22, 2009 at 7:04 am | 4 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Celebrating a quarter-century

Donning an elaborate silky robe and golden headdress, Bubba Gong leads his dance students around the Foothill College studio...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by Eva Ciabattoni, on May 27, 2011 at 4:55 am | 1 comment | 1637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Children's Hospital plans changed

Seeking to save about $15 million in construction costs and make operations more efficient, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Jocelyn Dong, on Aug 16, 2009 at 8:10 pm | 3 comments | 1636 Views
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