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Senior Games a winner with local merchants

The 2009 Summer National Senior Games are bringing in the gold to Palo Alto businesses, merchants say. But exactly how much...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by debbie, on Aug 11, 2009 at 1:45 am | 3 comments | 1809 Views


Bike event on Oct 10th?

At the Moonlight walk yesterday we saw signs for a free family bike event (around College Terrace, I think) .. can anyone...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by tour of Palo Alto, on Sep 25, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 1809 Views


Walgreens arsonist committed to psych facility

Nearly two years after his conviction for burning down the Walgreens building on University Avenue, Donald Ray Williams was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 14, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 1809 Views


Reclaiming California's natural aesthetic

California's native plants are giving the classic lawn a run for its money. Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by Cynthia Typaldos, on Apr 12, 2015 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 1809 Views


Roadway pedestrian hit by car on Alma Street

A 63-year-old man walking in the roadway on Alma Street Wednesday night was hit by a car and suffered a concussion, Palo...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2009
Last comment by KT, on Dec 31, 2009 at 3:48 pm | 2 comments | 1808 Views


Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1808 Views


Palo Alto takes fresh look at landfill-gas contracts

Palo Alto is once again considering investing in "green energy" generated by landfill gas, though the latest proposal is...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by An Engineer, on Mar 31, 2010 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 1808 Views


As NASA probe nears Pluto, Ames hosts live screening

The world will get an unprecedented view of Pluto on Tuesday when a NASA spacecraft launched nine years ago nears the icy...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by musical, on Jul 14, 2015 at 6:02 pm | 5 comments | 1808 Views


Menlo Park resident decks the halls

At 804 Arnold Way in Menlo Park, the holiday spirit is present in full force. The home and yard, belonging to the Goldman...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2010
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 23, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 1 comment | 1808 Views


Education that is not really supported

Stanford hospital has proposed a new PNDP (staff level criteria) for its' nurses. This staff level criteria is based on...

Original post made by RN for Education on May. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1807 Views


DUI arrests down over Memorial Day weekend

The California Highway Patrol arrested fewer drunken drivers in the Bay Area this Memorial Day weekend than last year, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by Dad, on Jun 2, 2011 at 10:54 am | 6 comments | 1807 Views


Fundraiser on Sunday at Stanford for injured water polo player

Aside from the college women's season, water polo is taking a break until the summer season. However, that won't stop hundreds...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by Colette, on Feb 11, 2011 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1807 Views


OUR NEA tax dollars being called on to promote Obama propoganda And...

Original post made by Perspective on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 10, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 13 comments | 1807 Views


Native American remains found in Menlo Park

Native American remains were unearthed by construction crews working in Menlo Park on Tuesday, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 1807 Views


Fortune magazine says Palo Alto resident is the best CEO of the decade

Can you guess who it is? Hint: he lives on Waverley Street. And no, it is not Carly or Meg (or Larry or Sergey).

Original post made by Larry on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by resident, on Nov 6, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1807 Views


'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side

'Gateway' elicits strong feelings on either side Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Curious, on May 3, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 3 comments | 1806 Views


Police investigating assaults at or near Paly

Two possible sexual crimes against young people at or near the Palo Alto High School campus are under investigation by Palo...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by fan, on May 26, 2012 at 7:13 am | 17 comments | 1806 Views


From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views


Bill for Maybell election could top $600,000

An election for Palo Alto's recently approved housing development on Maybell Avenue would cost the city more than $600,000...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by BP resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 51 comments | 1806 Views


A curriculum of despair in high schools?

[Portion removed by Palo Alto Online staff.] It seems to me that Palo Alto high schools have somewhat of a culture of despair...

Original post made by mona on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by cp, on Jan 14, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 4 comments | 1806 Views
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