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PALO ALTO ISSUES

PA Online is censoring discussion on scool board race

Over the past couple of months in this election season many of the several threads started or from Weekly articls, have been...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Bill Johnson, on Oct 24, 2012 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Neighborhood-association embezzler is sentenced

The former administrative manager of a Palo Alto neighborhood association received a six-month suspended sentence and must...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by never, on Aug 19, 2011 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 1216 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

More details released in 2010 bicyclist fatality

An investigation into the November 2010 death of bicyclist Lauren Perdriau Ward, who died in a collision with a big rig on...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Rider, on Sep 16, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1216 Views

SPORTS

It was a parade of prep champions in 2010-11

==B High school year in review== The parade through downtown Palo Alto in January pretty much said it all about the 2010-11...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Track fan, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:39 am | 4 comments | 1216 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Adams ready to build on a great freshman year

Palo Alto High grad Davante Adams will look to build off his monster debut season with the Fresno State football team when...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by MENLO, on Aug 28, 2013 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local relief efforts for Japan disaster victims

The images of destruction and descriptions of devastation coming from across the Pacific are both horrifying and humbling....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Susan, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:21 am | 3 comments | 1216 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 | 1215 Views

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 | 1215 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Anyone Hear Low Flying Jet Engines at Full Power Tonight?

Just now: Thought a crash was imminent! Lasted 30-45 seconds, very low and close. Lowest I have ever felt a Jet over...

Original post made by Midtown Man on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 5, 2013 at 10:26 pm | 7 comments | 1215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is this a scam?

We rec'd a "nomination" for a Nat'l Young Leaders Conference from the Congressional Youth Leadership Council (NYLC). Anyone...

Original post made by Mom on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 1215 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Transients may have started East Palo Alto fire

Investigators are looking into the possibility that transients started a suspicious fire at an abandoned house owned by the...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by hahaha, on Mar 14, 2011 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

how to revitalize downtown Palo Alto

Sergei Brin, founder of Google, is single handedly revitalizing downtown Los Altos by buying up storefront properties and...

Original post made by goog on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Aug 30, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Celebrating science

Children and their parents descended on the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo Wednesday evening, March 7, for Family Science...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Teacher Yazz, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 1214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Early morning SUV rollover on 101 injures driver

One person sustained major injuries in an early morning solo vehicle rollover accident on U.S. Highway 101 in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by why?, on Jan 21, 2011 at 11:16 am | 3 comments | 1214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County domestic-violence deaths drop by half

Despite an increase in deaths nationwide due to domestic violence in 2010, the trend in Santa Clara County reversed -- with...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Earl Richards, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:38 am | 6 comments | 1214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police investigate vandalism at Palo Alto school

Vandals smashed a window at Jordan Middle School over the weekend and destroyed office equipment in the school cafeteria,...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by disgruntled, on Apr 26, 2011 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto welcomes Eshoo's effort to boost emergency communication

Palo Alto's effort to improve communications between first responders during major emergencies could get a boost thanks to...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RadioGuy, on Apr 24, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Child abuse allegations against preschool teacher

A special investigative unit within the Mountain View Police Department is looking into child abuse allegations at a local...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jerky, on Jul 17, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views
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