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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 | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go to Heidelberg in August

Summer Exchange? Send your son or daughter to Heidelberg (Germany) this August. A German family (friends of mine) want...

Original post made by andreas on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Email from Dr. Skelly today

Anyone know what the email about protester's at Gunn Library was really about. The email was really odd and vague - raised...

Original post made by Odd Email on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by More info please, on Aug 21, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 12 comments | 1338 Views

SPORTS

2011 Girls' CCS Track and Field Leaders

==B High jump -- ==McKown, Kylie (Mtn View) 5-6, McDonald-O'Brien, Michelle (St Ignatius) 5-6, Downing, Hayley (Aptos) 5-4,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Dew, on May 24, 2011 at 11:46 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

SPORTS

Luck's last college game finally comes to pass

==B Fiesta Bowl, Jan. 2, 5:30 p.m., ESPN== We've seen Andrew Luck do some amazing things on the football field, rallying...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by Cal Morton, on Dec 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

SPORTS

Local minor league baseball players are hitting their stride

The Palo Alto-connected MLB minor leaguers seem to be finding their groove in their new ballparks. After many of the most...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Nadine Jefferson, on Aug 11, 2012 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto polling community on city's trees

Community members who would like to stake a claim in the state of the city's urban forest have been solicited to participate...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Jan 23, 2011 at 8:19 pm | 7 comments | 1338 Views

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 | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: The hills are alive

Depending on how sentimental you are, California's summer hills are either invitingly, softly golden, or just brown. In Gary...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by anon, on May 14, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Just what determines a home's worth?

Nancy Dierx has jumped over fences and been bitten by dogs at least three times in her 31 years working as a real-estate...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 14, 2013 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 1338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn/Paly vs. Menlo, Castilleja, etc.

On another forum, someone who graduated from Paly more than 20 years ago wrote a very thoughtful post comparing Gunn/Paly...

Original post made by Anonymous on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by horizons, on Dec 7, 2011 at 2:46 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky will swim in 200 IM final

==B U.S. Olympic Swim Trials== ==I Stanford grad Bollier makes men's 200 fly finals== Palo Alto High graduate Jasmine...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2012
Last comment by paly paly, on Jun 27, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Definition of censorship

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=19272 Bill Johnson says: "But please don't use innuendo about...

Original post made by Censorship is on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1336 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt in Menlo Park ends, suspect arrested

Menlo Park police have ended a manhunt with the arrest of a man who allegedly crashed a stolen car he was driving into a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by realite, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:50 pm | 4 comments | 1336 Views

SPORTS

Luck looks ahead to New York City opportunity as Heisman finalist

==BI Marecic also in New York this week == Andrew Luck, still months away from his high school graduation, sat with two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Lucky, on Dec 7, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain aims to keep all 86 trains running

Caltrain would keep all of its 86 weekday trains running for the next year if the agency's board of directors approves on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 21, 2011 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Bike-sharing plan readied

A transportation grant designed to provide 100 bikes for Palo Alto-bound Caltrain commuters unfortunately got tangled in...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Aug 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 10 comments | 1336 Views
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