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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 | 1263 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man dies after being hit by car in Mountain View

An Illinois man who was fatally struck by a car in Mountain View Saturday night, Sept. 15, has been identified as 34-year-old...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Anna, on Oct 5, 2012 at 12:15 am | 13 comments | 1263 Views

SPORTS

Menlo wins first showdown with SHP in new league

==BI Wednesday's prep baseball== In recent years, Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo School meeting in baseball usually meant only...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2014
Last comment by Phil Kelly, on Mar 20, 2014 at 8:19 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New Zealand Earthquake

Last week I returned from a 10 day vacation with relatives in Christchurch, New Zealand. This is such a lovely City, the...

Original post made by Jean Wilcox on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lois, on Feb 27, 2011 at 10:57 am | 3 comments | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Private Eyes' and truth and lies

You may not know that Steven Dietz is one of the most produced playwrights in the U.S., only slightly behind Shakespeare...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2011
Last comment by JeffK, on Jan 30, 2011 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man for Arastradero Preserve arson

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for intentionally setting the Aug. 8, four-acre wildland fire at the Enid W. Pearson-Arastradero...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Nice Work, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Keeping Palo Alto running

Palo Alto's Municipal Services Center is a sprawling maze of industrial activity -- a 16-acre complex where hardhats abound...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 12, 2012 at 12:32 pm | 12 comments | 1262 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

GSA circus investigation in front of a GOP congress

The GOP circus "investigation" is a joke. This is an attemtp to go after a very good and honest President Obama. President...

Original post made by Ed on Apr. 16, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Apr 17, 2012 at 5:57 pm | 10 comments | 1262 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 | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 1262 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

E-books spark outcry at Palo Alto libraries

Palo Alto City Councilman Greg Scharff announced earlier this month that he has given up on "real books." Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Nov 20, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 1261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Growing pains

When developer Jim Baer approached Palo Alto's planning commissioners last month to pitch a glassy, new five-story "gateway"...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lee Thé, on May 3, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 1261 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 | 1261 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paper or Plastic or...?

Good News: Another Green Doom Disproved -- Plastic Doesn't Outweigh Plankton in the Oceans Ronald Bailey | January 7,...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Jesse, on Jan 9, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 6 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Water Lilies' launch during Earth Day celebration

Artist Judith Selby Lang and others installed her new work, "Water Lilies," in the waters near Byxbee Park at the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Missed, on Apr 23, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 1261 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1261 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A pair of strong City Council decisions

It is infrequent when one can celebrate decisiveness in process-obsessed Palo Alto, but Monday night's City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 2, 2012 at 12:02 pm | 18 comments | 1260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Weekly recommends

Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27432 posted Saturday, November 3, 2012,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Nov 5, 2012 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 1260 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes new rules for retrofitting buildings

With earthquakes topping the list of looming threats in Palo Alto, city officials indicated this week that they plan to upgrade...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:15 am | 1 comment | 1260 Views
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