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AROUND TOWN

Obama visits Palo Alto for fundraising today

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit two Palo Alto homes on Thursday, June 6, to raise funds for the Democratic Senatorial...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 28 comments | 1382 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Republicans win key US Senate election in Massachusetts

This is the BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8466995.stm This is huge, Obama staked his reputation by campaigning...

Original post made by Sharon on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Accountability, on Jun 5, 2013 at 11:36 pm | 38 comments | 2427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Enact vehicle-dwelling ban

Compassion and support for the downtrodden has always been an important part of the Palo Alto culture, but city leaders have...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 77 comments | 2645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EcoCenter's program introduces kids to the Baylands

The second installment of the EcoCenter's Junior Naturalist program took off this month, allowing kids in third through fifth...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:04 pm | 22 comments | 3183 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City looks to redesign 'critical' downtown site

When billionaire developer John Arrillaga proposed last year to build a complex of high-rises and a theater near Palo Alto's...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Overbuilding all over, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 27 comments | 14795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around the block

A RITUAL CHEESE CRACKING ... The new gourmet grocery store <B>The Fresh Market will forgo the usual ribbon cutting in favor...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 5, 2013 at 8:33 pm | 23 comments | 1588 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Obama coming again?

The Palo Alto Patch reported that Pres. Obama will be here tomorrow for another fund rai$er, this time in the Crescent...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Bob , on Jun 5, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 5 comments | 901 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Santa Clara County hepatitis case linked to berries from Costco

A 22-year-old Santa Clara County woman is the first confirmed case of Hepatitis A linked to a multiple-state outbreak linked...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 5, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 19 comments | 5757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman assaulted while jogging in Baylands

A woman in her 30s was assaulted as she jogged along the Bay Trail on Sunday morning when a man jumped on her back and groped...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by hcc2009, on Jun 5, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 41 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto to host Citywide Yard Sale June 8

The number of Palo Alto retailers is expected to spike on Saturday, June 8, as more than 320 residents host garage sales...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 5 comments | 1480 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

The unfiring of a Menlo Park police officer

Questions linger months after the Weekly's sister paper, The Almanac, broke the story about the arrest, firing and reinstatement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by He Got Game, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:53 pm | 2 comments | 1060 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Infrastructure bond a tough sell, survey says

The good news for Palo Alto officials is that citizens feel confident in the City Council's ability to take care of the city's...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:16 pm | 39 comments | 6347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ronald McDonald House expansion clears final hurdle

The Ronald McDonald House, which offers shelter to families of children with life-threatening illnesses, will roughly double...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jun 5, 2013 at 10:10 am | 5 comments | 1945 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Skelly Survey Due by Midnight Tonight and will the board receive this feedback?

Hello all: I hope you have taken the miniscule amount of time that is required to fill out your survey about Dr. Skelly's...

Original post made by Igor Brockovich on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by village fool, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Flood premium reduction services - is it worth a try?

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Original post made by Natalie G on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Ken , on Jun 4, 2013 at 8:59 pm | 16 comments | 5710 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos man tries for new city record

Thomas Andrew Cronin, a Los Altos resident, has allegedly been on a one-man crime wave this year. The Los Altos Police recently...

Original post made by resident on May. 31, 2013
Last comment by bru, on Jun 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 1048 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Weekly named best in Bay Area

The Palo Alto Weekly took top honors at the Greater Bay Area Journalism Awards dinner Saturday, June 1, receiving first-place...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by cosco, on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:37 pm | 19 comments | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to honor Lynne Johnson for years of service

Former Palo Alto police chief Lynne Johnson, whose comments Oct. 30 prompted widespread accusations of racial profiling,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by D Wilson, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 2068 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Budget: Ten ways the city may change in 2014

Since the world economy tanked in late 2008, budget season has been the dreariest of times in Palo Alto, but something changed....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by John, on Jun 4, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 15 comments | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Families flock to Palo Alto's 'civic hacking' celebration

Outside Palo Alto, the phrase "civic hacking" may sound like an oxymoron. But here, it's a cause to for the city to promote...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by Green with envy, on Jun 4, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 5461 Views
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