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AROUND TOWN

Arson fire cancels East Palo Alto council meeting

About 50 people were evacuated from East Palo Alto City Hall this evening (Tuesday) after an arson fire filled the downstairs...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by mutti, on Jan 5, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 3 comments | 1407 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ryan, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1406 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 | 1406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chasing the perfect beat

Life as a teen seems to have an indelible soundtrack. There's something about being in high school that makes music more...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jacinta Sainanee, on Mar 28, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teenage boy assaulted in Menlo Park

A 16-year-old boy was walking near Newbridge Street and Carlton Avenue Monday night when two teens approached him and demanded...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Dec 4, 2012 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

SPORTS

Menlo's Bowen earns Positive Coaching Alliance honor

Menlo School philosophy teacher and boys' water polo coach Jack Bowen has been named a 2012 Positive Coaching Alliance's...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by Glen Pritzker, on Feb 17, 2012 at 4:14 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

SPORTS

Marquess wins his 1,500th baseball game against the Bears

Palo Alto resident Alex Blandino contributed a lot in less than half a game. The Stanford infielder collected three hits...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Mar 5, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Wave of property crimes hits Menlo Park

A walker, a generator, computers and a gun were among the items stolen in a wave of property crimes in Menlo Park over the...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Nov 27, 2012 at 3:53 am | 12 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Byxbee Park hit by meteor -- 'undedication' vote is off

A meteor the size of Palo Alto City Hall crashed into Byxbee Park today, destroying all hopes that an anaerobic-digestion...

Original post made by Editor, Palo Alto Online on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Apr 1, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1406 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Go to Heidelberg in August

Summer Exchange? Send your son or daughter to Heidelberg (Germany) this August. A German family (friends of mine) want...

Original post made by andreas on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 26, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

SPORTS

Bears lose chance to gain control of Bay soccer race

The Menlo-Atherton boys' soccer team lost a golden opportunity to control its own destiny in the PAL Bay Division race, losing...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Damian Cohen, on Feb 10, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

SPORTS

Paly girls earn another trip to the state finals

==B NorCal volleyball== When Palo Alto senior volleyball player Maddie Kuppe walked out of her house on Tuesday night...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by BIll Thompson, on Nov 30, 2011 at 2:45 am | 1 comment | 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

2 plant questions

1. Can I grow pussy willows in Palo Alto? Google searching is inconclusive; some sites say no, and some say yes. Has anyone...

Original post made by black thumb on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by black thumb, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1405 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto libraries get $3 million in gifts

Palo Alto's voter-approved quest to reconstruct and expand the city's aged library system has received a major lift from...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by FOPAL feh, on Dec 15, 2010 at 9:50 am | 5 comments | 1404 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1404 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspected thieves flee from Varian in Palo Alto

Three men fled from Varian in Palo Alto Friday after being spotted by a security guard. Hopping a sound wall, they left behind...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by wtf, on Mar 1, 2011 at 8:49 pm | 7 comments | 1404 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1404 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

ignoring the crooks on Wall Street

Daniel Issa is about to head up a 'Witch hunt' against Obama. Issa as the incoming Republican Chairman of the House Oversight...

Original post made by Ted Rudow III,MA on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by Ignoring Crooks in DC, on Feb 18, 2011 at 5:40 am | 9 comments | 1404 Views
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