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AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park hit by meteor -- 'undedication' vote is off

A meteor the size of Palo Alto City Hall crashed into Byxbee Park today, destroying all hopes that an anaerobic-digestion...

Original post made by Editor, Palo Alto Online on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Whatever happened to the nice bench at the corner of Bryant and Churchill?

It was such a nice bench, and in a very shaded corner of our town. I used to love to sit there and read a chapter of my...

Original post made by Susan on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on May 11, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 16 comments | 1310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stop HSR signature gatherers

I spent an hour this morning at the California Avenue farmer's market gathering signatures for the No Train Please initiative. It...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Feb 12, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 1309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One dead, one hurt in East Palo Alto shooting

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating an early morning shooting that left one man injured and another dead. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Hutch 7.62, on May 2, 2013 at 12:29 am | 6 comments | 1309 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Western snowy plover gets local baylands protection

A threatened pocket-sized shorebird will have 89 acres of its critical habitat protected in the baylands near Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by darloss, on Jun 29, 2012 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Chili Cook-off draws thousands to Mitchell Park

The 30th Annual Palo Alto Summer Festival and Chili Cook-off attracted thousands of people to Mitchell Park Monday. The annual...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Gus L., on Jul 5, 2011 at 9:44 pm | 7 comments | 1309 Views

AROUND TOWN

Moldaw Residences hosts senior roundtable event

Moldaw Residences recently hosted the Santa Clara County Senior Roundtable breakfast which attracted 85 people from the senior...

Original post made by Lauren Witt on Aug. 30, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1309 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Tree removals eyed near Palo Alto golf course

The renovation of Palo Alto's golf course isn't set to begin until next year, but local golfers should see plenty of hard...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Lorax, on Aug 18, 2013 at 8:15 am | 16 comments | 1308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police probe reported robbery at El Camino Park

Palo Alto police are investigating a possible robbery of a transient man that allegedly occurred at El Camino Park Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Strange?, on Nov 23, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$78,000 in jewelry stolen from Addison Antiques

A thief or thieves made off with at least $78,000 in jewelry from a Palo Alto antique store on May 22, Palo Alto police Agent...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sorry for your loss, on May 31, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 5 comments | 1308 Views

SPORTS

Paly volleyball has a shot at revenge in NorCal semifinals

Palo Alto was headed toward the best girls' volleyball season in school history a year ago when the Vikings' campaign was...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Change, on Nov 27, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 3 comments | 1308 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto football, volleyball teams begin state title defenses

The curtain goes up on special seasons for the Palo Alto football and girls' volleyball teams on Friday. The big question...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Sep 9, 2011 at 11:39 am | 3 comments | 1308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Price of Privilege' author to speak to class

Marin County psychologist Madeline Levine, author of "The Price of Privilege," is among the guest speakers in a parenting...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Question, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Meeting on Caltrain funding tonight in Palo Alto

A meeting tonight at the Sheraton Palo Alto Hotel, hosted by the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the City of Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Nice to See, on May 1, 2011 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 1308 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Children murdered in Connecticut grade school

Earlier today there was a story from China that 22 children in a grade school were wounded by a nut with a big knife. The...

Original post made by maguro_01 on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mensch, on Dec 17, 2012 at 9:14 pm | 18 comments | 1308 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Burglar robs Midtown Safeway on Thanksgiving

A burglar made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from Safeway in Midtown Palo Alto by hiding in the store and opening...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy Olsen, on Dec 3, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 6 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board enthusiastic about property deal

Board of Education members Tuesday night expressed enthusiasm for a tentative $8.5 million deal to purchase 2.6 acres on...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by Another great deal, on Sep 28, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 5 comments | 1307 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Prowling teacher aims to save big money for schools

Can simple behavior changes by teachers -- shutting doors, unplugging classroom televisions -- save millions of dollars in...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 10, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two alarm fire at Dittmer's and Masa's Sushi today

The SJ Mercury has a short article about the fire at Dittmer's today: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_17177258?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Yum, on Jan 24, 2011 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1307 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested for burglary at old Facebook HQ

Two men were arrested Monday night after they allegedly stole 49 laptop computers from the former corporate offices of Facebook...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Sep 27, 2012 at 11:44 pm | 5 comments | 1307 Views
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