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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 | 921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fruit pickup?

Is there a group that will come over to pick fruit from my backyard?...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by bru, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 921 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Missing 5-year-old girl found near Woodside hills

A 5-year-old girl who disappeared from a family outing in San Mateo County was found Saturday night nearly four hours after...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 11, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 921 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 | 921 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident not amused by officer's text

The latest report from Palo Alto's independent police auditor has no smoking guns or damning allegations, but it does contain...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Apr 14, 2013 at 11:32 pm | 11 comments | 921 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 | 920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain View police expect heavy traffic today

Mountain View commuters should expect a major traffic jam Wednesday afternoon and evening, July 27, due to a sold-out concert...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by PaloVerde parent, on Jul 27, 2011 at 2:27 pm | 12 comments | 920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Far away in a manger

For hundreds of years, countless artists have been depicting the same setting over and over — with remarkable diversity....

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 3, 2011 at 9:50 am | 2 comments | 920 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

crossing guard

Article about a crossing guard in Los Altos arrested for stealing lap tops - this guy was arrested before. We are trusting...

Original post made by leigh on Sep. 21, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Sep 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm | 2 comments | 920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

How to Recall City Councilmembers?

Can anyone please tell me where are the instructions on how to recall City Councilmembers? Where are the instructions...

Original post made by Government Question on Dec. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon,I agree - go for it!, on Dec 18, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 16 comments | 920 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 | 919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>FLOATING AWAY ... </B>It began at local supermarkets. Now, Palo Alto's war against the <B>plastic bag</B> is set to...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by TimH, on Mar 24, 2013 at 8:11 pm | 5 comments | 919 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Duveneck School the next Mitchell Park Library?

Is Duveneck School another Mitchell Park Library fiasco? I pass there several times a day., and I don't see any escalated...

Original post made by Bob on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Not here, on Jul 25, 2013 at 3:34 pm | 7 comments | 919 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 919 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 | 918 Views

AROUND TOWN

U.S. Open golf championship is completely sold out again

For those who don't yet have a ticket for this week's U.S. Open golf championship at the Olympic Club in San Francisco, the...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jun 13, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are our college acceptance rates this year?

While my son has gained entry into most of the name colleges he applied to besides his reach schools, I was amazed to read...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Student, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:46 am | 27 comments | 918 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Broken water main causes 40-foot geyser on Old Page Mill

PG&E crews installing power poles Tuesday accidentally bored into a water main, causing a 40-foot-tall geyser to erupt on...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 25, 2012 at 11:24 am | 2 comments | 917 Views

AROUND TOWN

more high paying jobs leaving Palo Alto, does the city care?

Pinterest is leaving Palo Alto because they are outgrowing their current building and nothing suitable is available in Palo...

Original post made by Pinterest on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by plandlord, on Jul 7, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views
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