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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

'Lasting Memories' memorial database launched

A new online obituary database, Lasting Memories, offers Palo Alto Online visitors access to more than five years of previously...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 1, 2011 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1425 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concours d'Elegance rolls into Stanford this weekend

Some 300 vintage and collectible cars will be on exhibit at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance Sunday, June 24, at 360 Oak...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Rich, on Jun 26, 2012 at 8:05 am | 11 comments | 1425 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Investigation: No engine or propeller problems before crash

Both the left and right engines and the propeller of the Cessna 310R that took off from the Palo Alto Airport on Feb. 17,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 13, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 12 comments | 1424 Views

SPORTS

Lin takes the next step in his NBA career in Houston

First things first: You'll be seeing no puns here in this space. Not now, not ever. That's a promise. Well, maybe. That means...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Steph Curry for the WIN, on Jul 20, 2012 at 9:28 am | 4 comments | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford student reported missing in Malaysia

A 22-year-old Stanford senior who has been traveling in Malaysia was reported missing by his parents, who have not heard...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2011
Last comment by GladTheyFoundHim, on Aug 21, 2011 at 8:57 am | 4 comments | 1424 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

More women to get health services under new law

Access to women's health services expanded on Wednesday, Aug. 1, due to the federal Affordable Care Act. The guaranteed services...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Aug 3, 2012 at 4:46 pm | 23 comments | 1424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gamble Garden by the numbers

Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12499 posted Friday, February 26, 2010,...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Feb 27, 2010 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 1424 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

FACEBOOK IPO makes it hard for startups

This Facebook IPO disaster is indirectly a disaster for start-ups in the valley wanting to IPO soon. It was insanely...

Original post made by jb on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Eileen Wright, on May 23, 2012 at 10:33 am | 4 comments | 1423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Tom, on Jun 21, 2012 at 5:44 pm | 7 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Israeli President Shimon Peres to visit Facebook today

Israeli President Shimon Peres will appear at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park today, March 6, to launch his Facebook...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Friend of Israel, on Mar 6, 2012 at 4:33 pm | 3 comments | 1423 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

University Ave. shooting injures two in East Palo Alto

A man and a woman were injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto early this morning, police said. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Raymond, on Sep 24, 2013 at 10:37 am | 2 comments | 1423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bye Bye on the freeway!

I headed out from Palo Alto for the 101 freeway today, on my way to Redwood City on this beautiful sunny day. As I entered...

Original post made by Mom by Gunn on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by mom by Gunn, on Mar 8, 2012 at 12:56 am | 6 comments | 1423 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: CON: In today's market, 62 feet is needed downtown

The community is abuzz about the inviolate 50-foot height limit being breached in the AOL (Park Boulevard) and MacArthur...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen Writing Contest

The Palo Alto City Library's 3rd annual Teen Writing Contest starts in two days, but prize money is vanishingly small. I...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by writer, on Nov 29, 2011 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto 11-year-old will compete on 'Jeopardy'

A Palo Alto 11-year-old has been selected as a "whiz kid" from nearly 9,000 children across the country vying to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Mar 7, 2012 at 9:45 pm | 4 comments | 1422 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 | 1422 Views

SPORTS

U.S. women pull off miraculous World Cup win

The world's No. 1-ranked team still has a chance to keep it that way while remaining alive in the 2011 Women's World Cup...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Soccer Fan, on Jul 11, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

SPORTS

Cardinal hits the jackpot in 19-6 victory over California

==I Tuesday's game with UOP delayed a day== Stephen Picotty, Brian Ragira and Kenny Diekroeger combined to drive in 15...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by John, on Apr 10, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Front-loading respect and compassion in the digital age

Like many people throughout the world, I'm mesmerized by the Olympics. Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17349...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:08 am | 3 comments | 1422 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Measure E undedicates 10 prime acres (eight football fields) of Byxbee Park to construct a huge anaerobic digester (AD)....

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Me Too, on Oct 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 19 comments | 1421 Views
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