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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves break into Palo Verde school, steal keys

Thieves broke into Palo Verde Elementary School and stole several classroom keys and possibly two computers Sunday (Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by MD, on Aug 25, 2011 at 10:16 am | 1 comment | 1228 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 | 1228 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'Free at Last' celebrates 17 years of helping people

"Free at Last," an organization that for 17 years has helped people escape from drugs and alcohol and become free and productive,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ravenswood, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:09 am | 3 comments | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

'I'm happy. Lucky -- alive,' instructor says after plane crash

A small airplane made an emergency landing in the Ravenswood Open Space Preserve near East Palo Alto this morning. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 24, 2011 at 9:09 pm | 21 comments | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City support for Boy Scouts

Given the Boy Scouts' recent reaffirmation of their policy to discriminate against gays, is city support for the organization...

Original post made by Mac Clayton on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:22 am | 12 comments | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Popular Kids Make More Dough Later In Life

New subject for Living Skills: http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2012/10/22/popular-kids-in-high-school-earn-more-later-in-life/ In...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 9:01 am | 7 comments | 1227 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police call off crime emergency

After three weeks without a shooting, the East Palo Alto Police Department Monday, June 10, announced that it would end the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by junk, on Jun 22, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1227 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 | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Baby harbor seal rescued from Baylands dies

The baby harbor seal rescued in the Palo Alto Baylands in April has died. Floodgate Dolly, a 5-week-old pup rescued by Palo...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Tears, on May 16, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Artists, activists celebrate King's dream

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, thousands of people came out to Palo Alto's "Let Freedom Ring" celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by called, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:23 am | 2 comments | 1227 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to tackle infrastructure problem tonight

Palo Alto officials will consider ways to pay for infrastructure repairs and get their first look at the proposed city budget...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Budget waste, on May 1, 2012 at 10:08 am | 26 comments | 1226 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 | 1226 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 | 1226 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Lucy Tashman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17979 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Finola, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hill cruises to victory in state Senate race

Jerry Hill continued his climb up California's political ladder Tuesday night when he convincingly defeated Sally Lieber...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 7, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 1226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cardinal relay team posts fastest time in the country

==BI Track and field == The Stanford team of sophomores Amy Weissenbach, Kristyn Williams, Claudia Saunders, and fifth-year...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Williams, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1226 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 | 1225 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 | 1225 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund kicks off

Each year since 1994, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations serving children and families...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1225 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Ching Chong Chinaman (City Lights Theater, San Jose)

Here's a review of a a stage production in San Jose. It starts with the Wongs, a Chinese American family from Palo Alto........

Original post made by Interesting on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Feb 7, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 1225 Views
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