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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wanted: Identity of man who lost camera at Super Bowl

A New York woman who was in Indianapolis on Sunday, Feb. 5, for the Super Bowl is trying to reunite a fellow football fan...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by MaryEllen, on Feb 15, 2012 at 8:43 pm | 22 comments | 2349 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recyclables are piling up

Recycled goods like cardboard and paper are back at junk value with prices dropping so precipitously that companies would...

Original post made by resident on Dec. 7, 2008
Last comment by Left of Boom, on Dec 8, 2008 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2349 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero Preserve eyed for tree influx

When it comes to trees, the golf course's loss may be Arastradero Preserve's gain. As Palo Alto looks for ways to mitigate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 2348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto school board to discuss achievement gap committee

Superintendent Max McGee's call for an achievement gap task force made up of students, teachers and community members will...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by musical, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 2 comments | 2348 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man robs Wells Fargo Bank at Sequoia Station

Police are searching for a man in his 20s who robbed a Wells Fargo bank at the Sequoia Station shopping center in Redwood...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by same guy robbing banks in the south bay?, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2348 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grads help Bucknell women advance in water polo

The Bucknell women's water polo team is making some big waves on the East Coast, and the Bisons have sophomore Hallie Kennan...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2348 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hard Lessons: The Iraq Reconstruction Experience

An unpublished federal history of the U.S.-led reconstruction of Iraq depicts the effort as crippled by poor planning, waste...

Original post made by Left of Boom on Dec. 13, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Dec 15, 2008 at 6:32 pm | 7 comments | 2348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Child poverty on the rise, local foundation says

In a sign of how the recession has affected California's children, statewide enrollment in the Free or Reduced Price School...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Cynthia Davis, on Nov 8, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 17 comments | 2348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Japanese roots

College Terrace couple recreates traditional garden with help from former Hakone curator Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17545...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Daxin, on Jul 20, 2010 at 12:47 am | 6 comments | 2348 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police recover counterfeit money

Palo Alto police arrested two people early Sunday morning on drug charges and ended up recovering more than $2,000 in counterfeit...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Dave Flohr, on Jan 14, 2009 at 12:37 am | 6 comments | 2347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

SF Creek anti-flood plans move forward -- at last

An ambitious plan to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek by widening a downstream channel and lowering a marshlands...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Jennifer, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:53 pm | 4 comments | 2347 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Noise pollution or music to your ears?

While picking up pastries this morning at Paris Baguette I couldn't help but notice loud, piped-in (piped-out?) music filling...

Original post made by Music Lover but... on Jan. 20, 2013
Last comment by s, on Jan 24, 2013 at 5:10 am | 4 comments | 2347 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School heads called parents in cyberbully case

In a recent incident in which local teens "cyberbullied" a fellow Palo Alto student, school district officials said they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 9, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 2347 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 | 2347 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the downtown Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by ned, on Apr 24, 2009 at 7:47 pm | 27 comments | 2347 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Refrigerant leak shuts down Piazza's today

Fire Department officials temporarily shut down Piazza's Market because of a refrigerant leak this morning. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Oct 31, 2010 at 7:06 am | 5 comments | 2347 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is all the police activity for?

Crazy sirens and a gazillion cops at Newell near Embarcadero tonight (1/25/2013) Anybody have the scoop?...

Original post made by Duveneck Dad on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Kate, on Jan 26, 2013 at 9:55 am | 6 comments | 2347 Views

SPORTS

Title secured, but plenty still at stake for Palo Alto football

The Palo Alto High football team will close out its regular season on Friday night at Saratoga. On the surface, it's just...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by todd, on Nov 16, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 4 comments | 2347 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Semper Fidelis

Today marks the 233rd anniversary of the founding of the United States Marine Corps, which has done a remarkably good...

Original post made by tj on Nov. 10, 2008
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 13, 2008 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 2347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Finding bliss in the garden

Palo Alto landscapes to be featured in Going Native Garden Tour Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=16372...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2010
Last comment by Arvind, on Apr 8, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views
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Paris Baguette coming to Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 17 comments | 5,400 views

Sing and celebrate
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,176 views

Surviving Family Holidays
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 390 views

 

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