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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto to host high-speed-rail hearing tonight

Palo Alto residents looking to get more involved in the design of the proposed high-speed-rail system are invited to a community...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by To Sam -, on Apr 15, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 7 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest transient for attempted robbery

A Sunnyvale man was arrested for an attempted robbery in downtown Palo Alto Saturday after he repeatedly struck another man...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 16, 2012 at 10:59 pm | 6 comments | 1778 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 26, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 2 comments | 1778 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City, residents set to ponder 'Future Palo Alto'

Palo Alto's long-term future needs, including new facilities and land-use priorities, will be the subject of a special public...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2012
Last comment by Watching the meeting, on Feb 22, 2012 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Brainstorm for downtown residential spillover parking

I wonder if there may be a politically viable way to bring Parking Panda ("rent your San Francisco driveway parking space...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Steve Raney, on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wees in title hunt

The Palo Alto Knights' Jr. Pee Wee football team is right on schedule to achieving its goal of reaching the postseason and...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by kelston tovo, on Nov 23, 2009 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 1777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and turning 18

Today's incident involving an 18 year old student at Gunn makes me wonder how the schools treat our children once they...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thief steals money earmarked for Haiti

Someone stole money earmarked for disaster-relief efforts in Haiti from Gunn High School over the weekend, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by stretch, on Mar 25, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 8 comments | 1777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest man for attempted murder of cops

A man suspected of firing a gun at two police officers during a traffic stop in East Palo Alto Tuesday was arrested early...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by watney, on Apr 16, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 1777 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Another driveway armed robbery Thursday night

Palo Alto police report that an armed robber held up two persons who had just pulled into a driveway in the 400 block of...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jan 4, 2011 at 6:12 pm | 31 comments | 1777 Views

SPORTS

Cyclists find their groove at Tour de Menlo Saturday

About 500 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took part in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo Saturday, enjoying a beautiful...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Aug 24, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 1777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Permanent ink

Tattoo artist Rev. Todd works on a gargoyle tattoo for Alex Maffei at Homeward Bound Tattoo in Redwood City on Tuesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by P.A. Native, on May 13, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 7 comments | 1777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by SF to LA Commuter Joe, on Dec 6, 2011 at 8:40 am | 21 comments | 1777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Facebook files for $5 billion IPO

Facebook Inc. of Menlo Park filed for an initial public offering of $5 billion Wednesday, according to the SEC. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by susie, on Feb 2, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 21 comments | 1777 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clocks 'fall back' on Sunday

This weekend, it's time to turn clocks back one hour. Sunday at 2 a.m. is the official end of daylight saving time. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Parent, on Nov 2, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is mid-town going to have a new restaurant?

I see that the former gas-station next to the Winter Lodge is being developed now. Anyone know what will go in that space?...

Original post made by new in town on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by new in town, on Sep 28, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 5 comments | 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Life by design

When Camilla Olson took her daughter to check out the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in 2007, she expected her...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Dec 29, 2010 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Airbus A380

For the aircraft enthusiasts, the daily flight from Frankfurt Germany to SFO flies over Palo Alto daily between 11 and 12...

Original post made by Dave on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tattoo, on May 16, 2011 at 5:43 am | 8 comments | 1777 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents honor veterans with gifts

Carrie Manley leaned toward U.S. Army veteran Doug Tharp's hospital bed at the VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury Center, the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 5, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 1777 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Promising recovery from tree disaster

There may be a positive ending to the mid-September mass tree cutting in the California Avenue commercial district. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by Looks really good, on Nov 15, 2009 at 10:33 am | 2 comments | 1776 Views
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