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SPORTS

Harbaugh makes it official and takes over at Michigan

To perhaps no one's surprise, Palo Alto High grad and former Stanford head coach Jim Harbaugh was named head football coach...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Sparty, on Dec 31, 2014 at 2:54 am | 8 comments | 2084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New library? Check. Free Wi-Fi? Check.

Sometimes it's hard to keep track of what actually has been completed, especially when a project drags on for months, if...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 30, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 12 comments | 4220 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Palo Alto VA official indicted for bribery

An ex-VA Palo Alto Healthcare System official was indicted on Wednesday, Dec. 17, for allegedly taking thousands of dollars...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Dec 29, 2014 at 9:02 pm | 1 comment | 1940 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police: Man who tried to run over officers nabbed after late-night manhunt

A man who police said almost drove a stolen truck into a police officer in a downtown Palo Alto parking lot was captured...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Juan, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:58 pm | 19 comments | 5039 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fighting climate change: If not Palo Alto, then who?

You may not realize it, but as a Palo Alto resident you're living in a city that's leading the fight against climate change. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 29, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 57 comments | 4422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ada's trains those with disabilities to make great food

Ada's Café is a startup enterprise with an unusual mission: employing people with disabilities to prepare and serve great...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by Mike McKenzie , on Dec 28, 2014 at 8:13 pm | 15 comments | 17423 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man arrested for indecent exposure in downtown

A South San Francisco man who police said lewdly exposed himself to two people in front of a downtown Palo Alto business...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 3556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pure poetry

Palo Alto native Barbara Allen has loved poetry since childhood. Raised by an aunt who lived on Coleridge Avenue, she played...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Dec 28, 2014 at 4:59 pm | 12 comments | 4089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Worth a Look

<B>Installation Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2014/12/26/worth-a-look posted Friday,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by Joanne Donsky, donskyjd@gmail.com, on Dec 28, 2014 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 177 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Group of residents shelters, feeds the needy and homeless

When temperatures plummeted in early December, the freezing temperatures were viewed by the Palo Alto group Neighbors Helping...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Dec 28, 2014 at 11:41 am | 2 comments | 2056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Downtown Palo Alto assault leaves man in critical condition

A late-night fight between two groups of men in downtown Palo Alto last weekend ended with one man unconscious in the hospital...

Original post made on Dec. 25, 2014
Last comment by Crime, on Dec 28, 2014 at 11:30 am | 19 comments | 6027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police activity on loma verde

What was the police activity on Loma Verde around Stockton last night, a little past midnight? ...

Original post made by MidtownMom on Dec. 28, 2014
Last comment by David, on Dec 28, 2014 at 10:53 am | 2 comments | 247 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto martial arts instructor arrested for allegedly trying to kiss a minor

Police have arrested an instructor from a martial arts studio on Middlefield Road in Palo Alto for allegedly attempting to...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by think, on Dec 27, 2014 at 2:59 pm | 14 comments | 7651 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Four game changers of 2014

Jessica Sullivan, Andrew Swanson, Elaine Uang, and Roger Smith worked behind the scenes to bring big changes to Palo Alto. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Deceptive sweettalk, on Dec 27, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 11 comments | 5009 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Odds and ends: Palo Alto saw stripping robbers and mysterious mailings this year

There was the news, and then there were other things that happened in and around Palo Alto this year. For a review of the...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2509 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council votes to take over Palo Alto Airport

Palo Alto Airport on Monday became Palo Alto's airport after the City Council unanimously agreed to transfer the facility...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 26, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 141 comments | 16748 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Five people who inspired us in 2014

Looking back on 2014, five people in Palo Alto exhibited traits that made them models for handling seemingly unimaginable...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2014
Last comment by Marc Vincenti, on Dec 26, 2014 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 4797 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Transportation chief's outside job raises concerns

Since he became Palo Alto's chief transportation official in 2009, Jaime Rodriguez has been an energetic, assertive and at...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2014
Last comment by Online Name, on Dec 26, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 76 comments | 5110 Views

AROUND TOWN

The things I remember about Palo Alto while growing up:

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Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Oct. 19, 2006
Last comment by lindaloo, on Dec 26, 2014 at 11:59 am | 999 comments | 142283 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to break ground on El Camino Park

The long-awaited reconstruction of the small but busy El Camino Park is finally set to kick off next month after the City...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Grumpy, on Dec 26, 2014 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 3072 Views
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