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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

. . . a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court.

Bolivia is preparing to pass a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court. A Ley...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summertime, and the learning is fun

More than 2,000 students have been pursuing enrichment, remedial or skill-building this summer on four Palo Alto campuses....

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ohlone Family, on Jul 8, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 7 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The new trail to nowhere

As a world-class university with one of the largest endowments in the country, Stanford has never had a problem funding a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on May 27, 2011 at 7:43 am | 13 comments | 1210 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Vitality and Sustainability of Midtown

Midtown's rebirth over the past few years has been wonderful for the Midtown community. The mix of businesses which all appear...

Original post made by Midtown Shopper on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 18, 2011 at 4:05 am | 2 comments | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dishwasher sparks fire on Lytton in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident who left home with the dishwasher running returned to a kitchen on fire Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 21, 2012 at 2:24 am | 14 comments | 1209 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firefighters use CO2 to douse underground blaze

Firefighters used a CO2 canister to extinguish an underground fire in Palo Alto this morning, a battalion chief said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by eileen, on Jan 28, 2013 at 7:59 pm | 15 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

That West Coast sound

Writings from far and wide have one thing in common at the Bay Choral Guild this month. They've all been given a West Coast...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Mr. Ironic, on Mar 16, 2011 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1209 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home Town Pride, Jeremy Lin & Others

We are all used to the fact that HP was a Palo Alto startup and Facebook had its headquarters based in Palo Alto for years....

Original post made by Paly Parent on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Paly Parent, on Feb 20, 2012 at 9:11 am | 3 comments | 1208 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Mob attacks men with bats in Mountain View

A group of at least 15, wielding bats, chains and metal rods, attacked two men Sunday afternoon as they were walking in the...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Benneta, on Dec 1, 2010 at 9:54 pm | 18 comments | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 3

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 1207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Airport Day aims to raise visibility of Palo Alto facility

The Palo Alto Airport Association will hold its free, public Airport Day, featuring tours, appearances by special aircraft,...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man charged in child's death seeks case dismissal

A teenager accused of shooting and killing a 3-month-old boy in East Palo Alto in June sought to have charges against him...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Dec 20, 2011 at 10:49 am | 3 comments | 1207 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found drowned in Menlo Park hotel whirlpool spa

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who apparently drowned in a whirlpool spa at a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1207 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers capture high-point honors

==B Pacific Masters Championships== Three swimmers with local connections swam away with high-point honors in their respective...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Swimming is Life, on Jul 12, 2011 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views

SPORTS

Senior Nationals end, juniors just getting started

==B USA swimming== One meet is over but another has yet to begin as Stanford's Avery Aquatic Center gears up for its second...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Aug 8, 2011 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views
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