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AROUND TOWN

Make road signs pictograms rather than words.

On Bike to Work Day, it is probable that there will be more people on bikes around town today. Many of these people will...

Original post made by Biking Person on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by standardized, on May 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1259 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

You can kill HSR. Here's how.

The No Train Please Act is a ballot initiative to end the High Speed Rail project in California. You can see the complete...

Original post made by David Lieberman on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by Local yokel, on Feb 14, 2012 at 1:00 pm | 21 comments | 1258 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Writing tutor recommendation?

I have a child that's going to 6th grade this fall, and I'd like to get him a tutor on writing. Appreciate any recommendations....

Original post made by zs on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 18, 2012 at 3:40 pm | 11 comments | 1258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Crash reported on Embarcadero and Highway 101

Paramedics, firefighters and CHP officers are responding to the scene of a crash on southbound U.S. Highway 101 just south...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by speeders, on Feb 8, 2011 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1258 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested in July linked to four home burglaries in Palo Alto

Palo Alto police say they have solved at least four more home burglaries since arresting a suspect in July. On July 29, police...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Two cents, on Sep 10, 2011 at 12:29 am | 21 comments | 1258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Computer Privacy

My husband set up the computers used in our house. Can you tell I'm not computer savvy? What do I mean by 'set-up'? He got...

Original post made by Priscilla on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 13, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 1258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Simitian announces bid for Santa Clara County Supervisor

State Sen. Joe Simitian announced his candidacy for Santa Clara County supervisor at an annual brunch in Palo Alto Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 12, 2011 at 7:03 pm | 12 comments | 1258 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain View woman wins $1 million lottery prize

Mountain View resident Emily Leach had the good fortune to wake up from a tumor-induced coma two years ago, and on Friday...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Perspective, on Jan 12, 2012 at 4:00 am | 7 comments | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nirvana (Fun Stuff)

Winners from the Best Of Palo Alto 2011 (fun stuff category). Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=22209...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car nearly hits Palo Alto home after driver has seizure

A man having a seizure Wednesday night was rescued from his vehicle by Palo Alto firefighters and emergency crews after his...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by just thinkin', on Aug 17, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 12 comments | 1258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto family issues $100,000 challenge

A local family has made a $100,000 donation to the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund for the second year in a row, in hopes of...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2012
Last comment by Mom by Gunn, on Dec 12, 2012 at 2:42 am | 4 comments | 1258 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Bomb squad closes Palo Alto street, dismantles mortar

Discovery of a World War II-era Japanese mortar forced the closure of part of Grove Avenue in Palo Alto Monday morning. Police...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by YSK, on Oct 4, 2011 at 10:16 pm | 8 comments | 1257 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens should see this

Remember Rick Springfield's success in the 80s? He battles depression and has a memoir. He wants to tell teenagers that things...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1257 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Commercial burglaries hit downtown Palo Alto

A burglar or burglars who struck Palo Alto's downtown business district on Nov. 3 and 4 left behind fingerprints in at least...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Nov 10, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 11 comments | 1257 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Climate Change debate over - Exxon admits reality of Climate Change

Exxon admits Climate Change is real. Kind of ironic they finally came around this week, given half the West is burning up,...

Original post made by Menlo Mac on Jul. 9, 2012
Last comment by Sean, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 26 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Creating their own fields of dreams

I woke up with a startle and a feeling like someone was slowly driving an ice pick into my neck. Very quickly I realized...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 2 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

May Fete rolls through Palo Alto

Revelers and parade-marchers alike flocked to downtown Palo Alto, Saturday, May 4, to cheer on and participate in the 91st...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 6, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Handicapping the golf course

Perhaps there is a silver lining in a flood-control proposal that would place a new levee on part of the Palo Alto Municipal...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by more free space, on Dec 9, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1256 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mountain View parking dispute leads to fisticuffs

A man punched a woman in the face after she slapped him inside a Mountain View supermarket Monday afternoon, police said....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Feb 8, 2013 at 11:33 am | 40 comments | 1256 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

CYSA Stanford Soccer club U14 Boys has openings

The Stanford Eclipse boys U14 CYSA team is looking for players. We especially are looking for a goal keeper. Please...

Original post made by Howard L on Aug. 18, 2011
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