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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 917 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Second indecent-exposure incident in Palo Alto

For the second time in two days, a man has exposed himself to a woman in Palo Alto. Police believe it is likely the same...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by stevil, on Jan 11, 2013 at 6:12 pm | 8 comments | 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto city manager suffers collapsed lung

Palo Alto City Manager James Keene is recovering from a collapsed lung, which he suffered while running in South Carolina...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Apr 15, 2013 at 1:35 pm | 14 comments | 917 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto scraps 'premature' closed session on Cubberley

The City Council's closed-session discussion on the future of Cubberley Community Center was abruptly canceled Monday night...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Curious, on Apr 24, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 12 comments | 917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burmese icon to speak to local alliance

The Burmese American Women's Alliance (BAWA) holds an event every year in honor of Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by Friend Of Burma, on Jun 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yonkel Goldstein: At Ground Zero

From the vantage point of a decade after 9/11 it seems as fate wanted me to be in New York City -- not just in New York City,...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 16, 2011 at 1:54 pm | 5 comments | 916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto / Menlo Park property tax survey (4 questions)

If you live in Palo Alto or Menlo Park, please take this 4-question survey I put together on property taxes. I'm trying to...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jen K, on Jan 14, 2012 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Menlo Park opts not to pay for Flood Park

Menlo Park's loss of millions in redevelopment money is San Mateo County's gain, a fact which didn't escape the notice of...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 26, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What's happening here?

Construction continues on Alma Plaza, a mixed-used development that will include 37 homes, 14 affordable-housing apartments,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

The walls came a-tumblin' down

Palo Alto Bowl, the city's last bowling alley, started falling to demolition crews Monday, April 23. The 60-year-old establishment...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 916 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls remain perfect in league golf action

==B Monday's prep roundup== The Gunn girls' golf team finished off the first half of its first-ever season in the Blossom...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Chris Acker, on Oct 2, 2012 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teenage boy assaulted in Menlo Park

A 16-year-old boy was walking near Newbridge Street and Carlton Avenue Monday night when two teens approached him and demanded...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 916 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Nonprofit including Zuckerberg, Brin gives $33 million in prizes

A group of executives that includes local names such as Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and Anne Wojcicki awarded $33 million...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by local, on Feb 23, 2013 at 5:02 pm | 14 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water musician teaches one drop at a time

Friday, March 22, is forecast to be a mild, sunny day. But when Herb Moore sits down with residents at Heritage Park in Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by shazbar, on Mar 21, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla repays federal loan nine years early

Tesla Motors today wired the U.S. Department of Energy nearly a half a billion dollars, paying off the entire loan it was...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by TSLA, on May 28, 2013 at 10:17 pm | 9 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car break-ins at the Junior Museum and Zoo

Burglars got away with stereo equipment and cash and other personal items after two Sunday afternoon auto burglaries outside...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by ummmmm?, on Sep 7, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 915 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

People of the year

<B>Ken Alsman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18219 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Too late, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 915 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 915 Views
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