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AROUND TOWN

Paly student-run website a national-award finalist

Palo Alto High School's student-run online news website is among the finalists for a national scholastic journalism award...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:30 am | 3 comments | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kelly Fergusson resigns as Menlo Park mayor; revote delayed

Council member Kelly Fergusson has resigned as the mayor of Menlo Park as a consequence of Brown Act violations she committed...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2010
Last comment by Mr. Fischer, on Dec 10, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 1520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whither Your Mortgage Interest Deduction?

Is 2012 the last year of mortgage interest reduction up to $1M in loan value? I think so. I hear most homes in PA are bought...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Jod, on Dec 16, 2012 at 11:09 am | 13 comments | 1519 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1519 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 | 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

What alternative sources of high speed internet do you use?

I am tired of my $150 plus bill for cable, telephone and internet from our local cable provider and want to get rid of them....

Original post made by jass on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 11, 2011 at 12:16 am | 2 comments | 1519 Views

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Aggressive Panhandling at Town & Country

Recently, I was accosted by an aggressive panhandler holding a sleeping child while I was at Town & Country. I'm usually...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:16 am | 13 comments | 1519 Views

AROUND TOWN

What is the gold dome on the Laning Chateau?

I just posted a Palo Alto question when this one occurred to me, too. What is that gold dome on top of the Laning Chateau...

Original post made by im curious on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 26, 2012 at 11:48 am | 2 comments | 1519 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Report Objectionable Content

What do you when ďReport Objectionable ContentĒ is telling the site sponsor itís them??? Perhaps itís only me (Iím used...

Original post made by WHAT????? on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to prune, remove trees north of downtown

The City of Palo Alto will remove 25 trees from the area north of downtown, mainly along University Avenue, and complete...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by more to this, on Jul 21, 2013 at 10:28 pm | 10 comments | 1518 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 | 1518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Letters

<B>Caltrain vs. traffic Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14475 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by Robin Lucas, on Mar 3, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 2 comments | 1518 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DNA hit leads to EPA school-burglary arrest

A DNA match has led to the arrest of an East Palo Alto man in connection with the Dec. 24, 2010 burglary of the James Flood...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 1518 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 | 1518 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

45% Say Cancel Rest of Stimulus Spending

From pollster Rasmussen Reports: "Forty-five percent (45%) of Americans say the rest of the new government spending authorized...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

May Fete rolls through Palo Alto

Revelers and parade-marchers alike flocked to downtown Palo Alto, Saturday, May 4, to cheer on and participate in the 91st...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 6, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 5 comments | 1518 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

The Elephant in the Room: About the Recent Teen Suicides

Being a mental health provider in the area I've noticed the following: Many Palo Alto families are silently struggling...

Original post made by Elephant Hunter on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by JordanParent, on Oct 27, 2009 at 12:44 am | 1 comment | 1517 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 | 1517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Barry Bonds convicted of obstructing justice

Baseball home-run champion Barry Bonds, a former Atherton resident, was convicted by a federal jury in San Francisco on Wednesday...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Commander McBragg, on Apr 14, 2011 at 6:27 pm | 4 comments | 1517 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman fights off purse snatcher downtown

A woman walking near downtown early Sunday morning thwarted a robbery attempt and was able to keep her purse despite her...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 3, 2012 at 10:12 pm | 10 comments | 1517 Views
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