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AROUND TOWN

Hangin' with the Best of Palo Alto

It's 5 p.m. on Friday, and after a tough-but-productive five-day slog, it's time to unplug from your workstation, take a...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Kishimoto responds Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13020 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 5, 2010 at 8:55 am | 13 comments | 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New challenges, same 'priorities' in Palo Alto

Palo Alto officials often talk about 2012 as the "year of infrastructure" in the city, but one wouldn't know it by looking...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2012
Last comment by pat, on Jan 24, 2012 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2613 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How can I convince my husband to vote?

His parents came from a different country and don't vote because their country was corrupt. So every election, my husband...

Original post made by American on Nov. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Nov 6, 2013 at 12:29 pm | 12 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Story Project: Jill Rakestraw

The Palo Alto Story Project -- a new initiative aimed at gathering community members' stories, reminiscences and reflections...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Ray, on Aug 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 2613 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Private' Edgewood meeting concerns residents

A private meeting set for tonight (Wednesday) between an Edgewood Plaza developer and certain residents has some neighbors...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2008
Last comment by concerned dad, on Nov 30, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 26 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Alcohol awareness Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10895 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Holiday Fund recipients awarded $232,000 in grants

Grants totaling $232,000 were awarded to 44 local nonprofits Monday (April 25) thanks to donations raised by the 17th annual...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Chales Halterman, DDS, MA, on May 1, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gum is a big problem, we should get it banned in our schools and parks

I have had it with those who throw gum where I or my kids have to walk or play. Gum on shoes and brought inside gets on carpets,...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Tron, on Nov 21, 2009 at 3:46 pm | 18 comments | 2612 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man on cell phone assaulted, robbed in Palo Alto

A man was on his cell phone in the 500 block of Forest Avenue at 12:08 a.m. Friday morning when two men jumped out of a car...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Really!?, on Nov 8, 2010 at 7:04 pm | 15 comments | 2612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 2612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in multiple armed robberies was arrested Thursday evening after a standoff outside a North Fair Oaks home that...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Aug 20, 2012 at 3:07 pm | 5 comments | 2612 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Study released on life in Santa Clara County

A study released Wednesday, Oct. 10, on life in Santa Clara County shows that while the majority of people are satisfied...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Olivia from P.A., on Oct 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 2612 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may cut social-service grants 5 percent

Already rocked by slumping donations and surging demand for services, Palo Alto's nonprofit organizations are now facing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Save on salaries and benefits, on Apr 25, 2009 at 7:00 am | 8 comments | 2611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto group seeks to bridge gap between police, community

Palo Alto's newest citizen commission includes an East Palo Alto pastor, a Palo Alto High School student, a retired bank...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 10, 2010 at 7:50 am | 14 comments | 2611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City hopes to break ground on California Avenue in fall 2013

Palo Alto plans to launch construction on an ambitious plan to redesign California Avenue in fall of 2013, provided the city...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by John, on Jul 15, 2012 at 10:27 pm | 42 comments | 2611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Klausner is Palo Alto school board president

Outgoing Palo Alto Board of Education President Barb Mitchell passed the gavel Tuesday night to Barbara Klausner. Read the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by JLS parent, on Dec 10, 2009 at 8:57 am | 8 comments | 2611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student 'wellness' coordinator leaving Palo Alto

Amy Drolette, who has coordinated Palo Alto student wellness and mental-health initiatives for the past two years, is departing...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Paly Mom, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:19 am | 4 comments | 2611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

No criminal charges to be filed in EPA fire

Criminal charges will not be filed against the owner of a former veterans boarding house in East Palo Alto, despite numerous...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 12, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 2611 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man uses son's bike to chase suspected burglar

A man used his son's bike to chase down a suspected burglar Monday evening after the man and his family returned to their...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2012
Last comment by susan, on Oct 4, 2012 at 6:17 am | 6 comments | 2611 Views
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