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Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Natural Gas glut causes collapse in home gas prices, but not in Palo Alto

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/21/business/energy-environment/21gas.html?em The decline in crude oil prices gets all the...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Mar 22, 2009 at 5:42 am | 1 comment | 1727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A glimpse back at the history of Palo Alto parks-dedication battles

The proposed renovation of Lytton Plaza created a bit of consternation and misinformation about how Palo Alto is required...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford grad Buscaglia overcomes a lot for his bid for the Summer Olympics

At an age when many young men might have fallen into bad habits and spiraled out of control, Stanford grad Alex Buscaglia...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Alex B, on Nov 12, 2014 at 12:43 pm | 3 comments | 1727 Views

SPORTS

Local swimmers rank among the best in CCS

Local swimmers rank among the best in the Central Coast Section heading into the section prelims on Friday and finals Saturday...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on May 7, 2013 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 1727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford OKs expanded list of trail routes along Alpine Road

Stanford University has agreed to expand the range of options it would consider in its 2006 offer to pay up to $10.4 million...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by trail to nowhere, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1727 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

UPDATE: Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to upgrade...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by MJ, on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:14 pm | 9 comments | 1727 Views

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Feature story: Surrounded by superheroes

Dealing in comics many fans would involuntarily drool over is standard practice for Lee's Comics founder Lee Hester. ==B...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 5, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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27th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk tonight

Grab your running shoes! With an early harvest moon this year, it's time to celebrate with the 27th annual Palo Alto Weekly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Sep 9, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1727 Views

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Volunteers construct solar savings

SunWork Renewable Energy Projects, a nonprofit solar company, uses trained volunteers to install solar electricity systems...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1727 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto sweeps swim titles in De Anza Division finals

==I SHP sweeps titles; M-A boys win PAL crown== Given a 54-point lead after the diving finals earlier in the week, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 9, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 3 comments | 1726 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto and Gunn high schools suspend football rivalry

Paly and Gunn are going to take a two year break due to "lack of competitiveness". The issue has been under discussion since...

Original post made by Crescent Park Dad on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 13, 2012 at 11:35 am | 7 comments | 1726 Views

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Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2011
Last comment by stanfordtrials(andtribulations), on Nov 3, 2011 at 10:28 pm | 19 comments | 1726 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Home no more

Audrey Blabon, 79, waited patiently in a plastic chair last Thursday for her weekly doctor's visit at Casa Olga — one...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 20, 2009 at 2:51 am | 3 comments | 1725 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: A silver lining for American women's volleyball

Logan Tom's Olympic journey began in 2000, while she was a sophomore at Stanford. In fact, four days after the United States...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by thanks, on Aug 11, 2012 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

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Language School in Palo Alto or nearby

Hello. I have a friend that is planning to move to my place for a period of two months. She wants to enroll in an intensive...

Original post made by Anna on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by tutor, on Aug 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

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Masked man robs Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint

Police are searching for a masked man who robbed a Menlo Park Quiznos at gunpoint Tuesday night. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by BBR, on Nov 4, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 4 comments | 1725 Views

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Redistricting still splits Menlo, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by Jetman, on Jun 24, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 5 comments | 1725 Views

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Commuters get energized on Bike to Work Day

For all the people who get up in the morning, don their bike helmets and pack an extra shirt in their backpacks to go to...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Richard, on May 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 1725 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

News Digest

Green-vested man robs Luther Savings bank Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=11554...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by John Beach, on Sep 10, 2009 at 9:50 am | 1 comment | 1724 Views
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