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SPORTS

Team USA coming to Stanford following gold-medal effort

Currently ranked first in the world, the U.S. women's Olympic water polo team cemented that rating Sunday when it downed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jun 6, 2012 at 11:39 am | 4 comments | 1224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SFPUC stops work around heritage oak

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) ensconced a heritage oak tree within an "avoidance area" and directed...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on May 19, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 2 comments | 1224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Green Vehicles, Inc., the precursor to Solyndra

The city of Salinas lost $500k by investing in an electic car company (Green Vehicles, Inc). Private investors did not invest...

Original post made by Jerry on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Perspective, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:46 am | 3 comments | 1224 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baylands sculpture dedication planned for Friday

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinosa and other local cyclists will commemorate the life of cycling advocate Bill Bliss at 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by art, on Apr 20, 2011 at 9:53 am | 4 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark VanZanten: A Forced Landing

Early on the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, I made my way to the Austin, Texas, airport from home. My family and I had...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1224 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Another Coyote Attack?

A friend hiking at Arastradero Park heard about another coyote attack of a hikers with a dog. Has anyone else heard of anything...

Original post made by Arastradero Hiker on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 27, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 4 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Media Center explores immigrants' tales

Ingeborg Baehr Hirschhorn's immigration story did not start out like the stories of the generation before her, immigrants...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Immigrant Studio, on Oct 23, 2013 at 4:01 am | 3 comments | 1223 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Idol' stars entertain kids at Ronald McDonald House

"American Idol" stars Casey Abrams, a jazz, blues and rock musician, and singer-songwriter Paul McDonald met with seriously...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 14, 2011 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 1223 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Victim watches as thieves steal jewelry from home

A Palo Alto woman who left her residence for 20 minutes returned home to watch two men abscond with her jewelry Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fact, on May 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 1223 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mountain lion sighted in Woodside hills

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate Highway 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Mar 8, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 1223 Views

AROUND TOWN

First Person: Saying goodbye, on to the next chapter ...

Fourteen years ago this summer I was in that uncomfortable but exhilarating phase of looking for a new career. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by Susan Frank, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:53 am | 5 comments | 1223 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to light up California Avenue

California Avenue merchants and city officials haven't always seen eye to eye when it comes to the proposed revamp of the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Cedric de La Beaujardiere, on Mar 7, 2013 at 12:01 am | 5 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens and alcohol

In light of recent events in Palo Alto HS magazine and also in Saratoga HS, I would like to ask fellow parents about what...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by is it true?, on Apr 18, 2013 at 7:57 am | 10 comments | 1222 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park home invaded, victim assaulted

An early-morning call led Menlo Park police to the scene of a home invasion on Sunday in the 1000 block of Windermere Avenue. Read...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on May 31, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 7 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

News Digest

Budget deficits forecast for Palo Alto Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14576...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Heather, on Mar 19, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 3 comments | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 13 comments | 1222 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Palo Alto's Maybell senior-housing rejection will have lasting reverberations

The trouncing by voters this week of Measure D, the Maybell Avenue senior-housing proposal, will almost certainly reverberate...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by RV a PA resident, on Nov 10, 2013 at 11:09 pm | 13 comments | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hope for Parents Thanks to a 7yr old's letter to a 49er

Thanks to a 7yr-old’s letter to Kyle Williams! By Samantha Woo I hope I will be part of a ripple effect of better parenting....

Original post made by Samantha Woo on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmMom, on Feb 6, 2012 at 10:09 am | 2 comments | 1221 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

CHP on alert during St. Patrick's weekend

St. Patrick's Day revelers be forewarned -- the California Highway Patrol said officers will be looking for anyone driving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2012
Last comment by MADD, on Mar 17, 2012 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 1221 Views
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