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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage in south Palo Alto

I live on Rorke way. Around 835pm Sunday we experienced a brownout. 911 aparently knows about this but the utilities is busy....

Original post made by Becky B on Feb. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jenny, on Mar 1, 2010 at 9:00 am | 7 comments | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Firefighters withdraw challenge to ballot measure

Palo Alto firefighters have withdrawn their challenge to a ballot measure that would strike the binding-arbitration provision...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2011
Last comment by steve, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 1488 Views

SPORTS

M-A seniors make the most of final shot with a CCS title

Emily Dorst and MJ O'Neill were wide-eyed freshmen in 2007 when the Menlo-Atherton girls' water polo team captured its first-ever...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Phillis, on Nov 22, 2010 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1488 Views

SPORTS

Mikaela raises the 'Ruef' to help Cardinal women advance

Mikaela Ruef played the game of her Stanford career and was instrumental in giving the Stanford women's basketball team the...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by John Sylvester, on Apr 2, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1488 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google executive goes missing in Egypt

The day before Google executive Wael Ghonim went missing last week from Egypt's protests, he tweeted, "We are all ready to...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Feb 2, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 4 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are the HSR land maps being withheld from the public?

If you were at the Menlo Park meeting Friday on high-speed rail, you must have seen the very fuzzy/blurry maps they provided...

Original post made by tooclosetocaltrain on Feb. 21, 2010
Last comment by Parent, on Feb 22, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 6 comments | 1488 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: 212 pounds of pumpkin pride

Dennis McClellan, store director of Piazza's Fine Foods, talks about his pride and joy -- a 212 pound pumpkin he grew. Video...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Cute!, on Oct 28, 2011 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fire causes $400,000 damage to Menlo Park home

A one-alarm fire caused about $350,000 in structural damage and $50,000 in damage to contents of a single-story home in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2010
Last comment by antonebraga, on Mar 9, 2010 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

SPORTS

A silver lining for Stanford swimmers Coville, DiRado

Stanford swimmers Alex Coville and Maya DiRado each swam to a silver finish while Cardinal Matthew Swanston grabbed the bronze...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2011
Last comment by Bob Wenzlau, on Jun 19, 2011 at 7:35 am | 1 comment | 1487 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photo gallery spotlight: 'End of an era'

The Palo Alto Online Photo Gallery features hundreds of images -- including this picture of the demolition of the Sears building...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:53 am | 1 comment | 1487 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Telephone pole may have saved cyclist's life

A wooden telephone pole probably prevented major injuries to a bicyclist traveling north on El Camino Real near Watkins Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Concerned, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:28 am | 13 comments | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Armed Robbery in South Palo Alto

Last night I received an email indicating that there was an armed robbery on Ben Lomond, a few blocks from our house. Why...

Original post made by Observer on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 12, 2011 at 11:37 am | 8 comments | 1486 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Tour bus catches fire, ties up San Antonio Road

A large tour bus filled with Japanese tourists caught fire late Wednesday afternoon, blocking westbound lanes of San Antonio...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by bill, on Jan 13, 2011 at 3:10 pm | 8 comments | 1486 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diridon could be on track back to rail board

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg calls for immigration reform

The push for immigration reform got a boost Monday night when Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave opening remarks for a film...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by MiMi, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:40 am | 22 comments | 1486 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City hopes to bring back second school-resource officer

With its financial picture brightening, Palo Alto is looking to bring back a school-resource officer position that was slashed...

Original post made on May. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 11:53 am | 10 comments | 1485 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple held at gunpoint during home invasion

A couple was held at gunpoint inside their home in Mountain View early Monday while five assailants ransacked their residence...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 5, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 6 comments | 1485 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men's water polo season ends with OT loss

==BI Stanford women win hoops battle== There were too many heroic moments to simply say the Stanford men's water polo...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 3:56 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daytime shooting victim probably shot self

A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon probably shot himself, police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1485 Views
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