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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Missing Los Altos windsurfer rescued

The rescue swimmer who plucked a stranded windsurfer from the San Francisco Bay Tuesday morning after she spent the night...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 21, 2011 at 6:49 am | 4 comments | 1157 Views

SPORTS

Paly grad Pederson named to All-Star Futures Game

Palo Alto High grad Joc Pederson, who plays pro baseball for the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts in the Los Angeles Dodgers'...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Philip MacQuitty, on Jun 27, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

Film Crew in Greenmeadow Today?

There seems to be some sort of crew filming something in the home on Parkside right next to the Greenmeadow Pool's parking...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Jan 25, 2011 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 1157 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Cosmo girl' icon gives $30 million to Stanford, Columbia

Famed Cosmopolitan magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown is donating $30 million for a bicoastal "media innovation institute"...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Pad, on Feb 2, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 4 comments | 1157 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: When Daniel met Rosanne...

In celebration of Valentine's Day, longtime married couple Daniel and Rosanne Leeson talk about how they first met, love...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Grateful viewer!, on Feb 15, 2012 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 1156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Retreat to focus on Palo Alto infrastructure

The City of Palo Alto's quest to repair aged infrastructure and replace outdated public facilities will be the focus of a...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Mar 27, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 9 comments | 1156 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rumor check: Kidnapping near Greer Park?

My daughter just called to tell me she's afraid to bike home because a friend of hers told her about a kidnapping today near...

Original post made by Mother on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 2, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1156 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Voluntary 'execution' by the state...a thought exercise

There is a lot argument about involuntary execution by the state, for incarcerated murderers. One big issue is about the...

Original post made by John on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 14, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 8 comments | 1156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters lose legal challenge against Palo Alto

A week after Palo Alto firefighters lost their long-held right to take labor disputes to arbitration, they suffered another...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Tired taxpayer, on Nov 23, 2011 at 8:17 am | 16 comments | 1156 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazardous Pardee Park trees set for fast removal

The ailing eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park will be removed and replaced by other species in March under a plan approved...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Friend of trees, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: What to do with $40 million?

The Palo Alto City Council and administration set the stage Monday for what we hope will be a serious and productive discussion...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Stan, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 9 comments | 1155 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's water rates set to rise again

Palo Alto's residential water rates would go up by 15 percent in July under a new proposal by the Utilities Department. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Give us a break, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:00 am | 16 comments | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$20K taken in Mountain View home burglary

A safe containing an assortment of jewelry and more than $20,000 in cash was taken from a house in the 1600 block of Villa...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Creole Lady, on Mar 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 7 comments | 1155 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 1155 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Looking for cookie-swappers...

Have you participated in a traditional cookie swap for the holidays, and live in Palo Alto, Mountain View or Menlo Park,...

Original post made by Carol Blitzer, assoc. ed., PAW on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: A painter's touch

Artist Nathan Oliveira has racked up an impressive career: former longtime professor of studio art at Stanford University...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ann Shelby Valentine, on Mar 16, 2011 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1154 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident at Palo Alto Baylands this morning?

Does anyone know what was happening at the Palo Alto baylands this morning around 9am, near to the nature center? There...

Original post made by Dog walker on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Dog walker, on Nov 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1154 Views
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