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PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's with putting trash cans in bike lanes?

The trash pickup day in our neighborhood happens to be today, Tuesday. I happened to be driving home today at a time when...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 19, 2011 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 1311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shortage of officers in Palo Alto

In the road show column of SJ Mercury, today I read that there are only three or fewer officers in Palo Alto enforcing the...

Original post made by Adel2012 on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Frustrated, on May 4, 2012 at 11:40 pm | 8 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson suspected in Portola Valley vehicle fire

Emergency crews shut down a section of Alpine Road near Arastradero Road in Portola Valley late Tuesday evening to extinguish...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Traffic Jam, on May 4, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hallucinogenic-mushroom sale goes awry in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto teen's attempt to purchase hallucinogenic mushrooms ended in a robbery and his being punched by three other youths...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mayfield Child, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 10 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Sikhs try to raise awareness

Local Sikh philanthropist and entrepreneur Narinder Singh Kapany sees the Aug. 5 shooting in Wisconsin that left six Sikhs...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Really, Sharon, on Aug 7, 2012 at 8:02 am | 5 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Looking back at 2012

The task of handpicking a selection of photos that define a whole year is always a daunting one. After scanning through thousands...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 13 comments | 1311 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police chief invites public on 'virtual ride-along'

Palo Alto Police Chief Dennis Burns will don his police uniform, get behind the wheel of a patrol car and bring the community...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 12, 2013 at 12:05 pm | 9 comments | 1311 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto resident named to Sailing Hall of Fame

Palo Alto resident Stan Honey, winner of the 2006 Volvo Ocean Race, will be inducted into the National Sailing Hall of Fame...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Aug 16, 2012 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1311 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A 'human water line' floods Palo Alto streets

Bay Area Keystone XL activists took to rainy Palo Alto streets on Saturday to demonstrate against the Keystone tar sands...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by rick, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Does one know where would be best to watch today's lunar eclipse?

Is anyone going to watch the lunar eclipse tonight? Where would be the best place in bay area that is within a 30 minute...

Original post made by Paly Student on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by weather, on Dec 21, 2010 at 1:28 am | 3 comments | 1311 Views

AROUND TOWN

Low-wage workers to Obama: Please 'friend' us too

As President Barack Obama traveled to Facebook headquarters today, about 100 low-income people and their supporters gathered...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 6 comments | 1311 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Reporting the facts with respect

I am slightly reluctant to start a new thread, but I think it is worth pointing out and thanking the Weekly for the sensitive...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by parent, on Jan 15, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 2 comments | 1310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Immediate attention needed

Dear college terrace neighbors, Are you aware that the upcoming budget cuts would result is stopping the fire engine service...

Original post made by Ingrid SHU on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on May 30, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 1310 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why?

I am bringing up a very old topic. Call is cosmology, religion, god, physics. I am compeltely unsatisfied by the "why...

Original post made by Gary on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Gary, on Apr 14, 2012 at 9:38 pm | 20 comments | 1310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two arrested for possession of graffiti paraphernalia

Two men with vandalism histories were arrested Thursday morning in Palo Alto in connection with graffiti tagging. Richard...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by picasso, on Aug 12, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 5 comments | 1310 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Would this work in Palo Alto

San Francisco is thinking of implementing a plan to charge people that cross in and out of San MAteo county into San Francisco...

Original post made by WOuld this work? on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Nov 18, 2010 at 5:11 pm | 12 comments | 1309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donate Used Musical Instruments

Is your child’s old cello sitting in the corner, unused? Have your son outgrown your guitar? Is your daughter’s recorder...

Original post made by Ryan Young on Mar. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Antonio Road crash victim identified

An 81-year-old woman who was walking along San Antonio Road and was killed by a car Thursday morning, June 21, has been identified. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by traveler, on Jun 27, 2012 at 7:16 am | 11 comments | 1309 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off purse snatcher downtown

A woman walking near downtown early Sunday morning thwarted a robbery attempt and was able to keep her purse despite her...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 10 comments | 1309 Views

SPORTS

Pursuing perfection

Accordion music plays on speakers as eight swimmers from the Santa Clara Aquamaids Synchronized Swimming Club simultaneously...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Mum, on Jul 13, 2012 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 1309 Views
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