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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Bol Bark Explosion

Fire and Police are responding to two large explosions in Bol Park. PAPD is responding code 3. Smoke and fire can be seen...

Original post made by qq on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 4, 2009 at 11:54 am | 15 comments | 3333 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

SPORTS: Stanford softball sweeps into first-place tie

Senior pitcher Missy Penna pitched a one-hitter and struck out 13 as the Stanford softball team completed a sweep of its...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by davidctoneill@yahoo.com, on May 4, 2009 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2354 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Culture Quiz

Oh, Palo Alto, Sophisticated, educated, multi-cultural. Here's a one question quiz to see just how broad your horizons...

Original post made by Outside Observer on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 3, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 9 comments | 1840 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PUBLIC AGENDA: City Council, water-supply agreement

The Palo Alto City Council is scheduled to hold a joint meeting with the Utilities Advisory Commission to discuss the new...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Duh, on May 3, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 1978 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PAUSD budget cuts

Does anyone have any real information about the 2009-2010 School Budget cuts and how they will affect class sizes at the...

Original post made by pausd parent on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by palo alto mom, on May 3, 2009 at 8:26 pm | 6 comments | 2108 Views

SPORTS

Watery sweep for Stanford women in Big Row

Fourth-ranked Stanford handed top-ranked Cal its first loss of the season in the first varsity eight event, 6:25.6-6:29.5,...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by JL, on May 3, 2009 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 2289 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Barack the Magic Negro

Rush Limbaugh has been playing a song on his radio show titled "Barack the Magic Negro". You can guess what the song is...

Original post made by Donald on Dec. 27, 2008
Last comment by Appleaire follow me, on May 2, 2009 at 11:51 pm | 23 comments | 2392 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City may scrap weekend dog ban at Foothills Park

A confusing policy that allows leashed dogs to visit Foothills Park on the weekdays but bars them from the park on weekends...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Marty, on May 2, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 36 comments | 2480 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Supreme Court Justice Souter To Retire

In coming years, Souter’s replacement may well provide the fifth vote for: — the imposition of a federal...

Original post made by Sharon on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by jacob, on May 2, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 16 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

End of the road for Ole's Car Shop

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Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by cynthia, on May 2, 2009 at 9:19 am | 17 comments | 2821 Views

SPORTS

Runners look for fast times in Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational track meet at Stanford

The Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational track and field meet has produced a number of American and national records over...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by danf, on May 2, 2009 at 6:36 am | 1 comment | 2455 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Alcohol awareness Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=10895 posted Friday,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on May 1, 2009 at 9:51 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Dream Green' at May Fete Parade Saturday

Northern California's oldest and largest children's parade -- the 87th May Fete Children's Parade -- marches through downtown...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by May Fete Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 1989 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents skip out on Palo Alto budget meeting

Closing a $10 million budget gap may prove easier for Palo Alto officials than getting residents to take interest in the...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Douglas Moran, on May 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 9 comments | 1920 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old Palo Alto church featured Sunday in history presentation

The saga of an historic Palo Alto church building will be recounted Sunday by a woman who fought for more than two decades...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on May 1, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 2 comments | 1898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Something wonderful

With magnificent melodies such as "Hello Young Lovers," "Something Wonderful" and "I Have Dreamed" — not to mention...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by Big Fan, on May 1, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vacant building

Does anyone know why the old California Craft and Floral building at Forest and Alma has been vacant for so many years? ...

Original post made by WilliamR on Nov. 14, 2008
Last comment by Too Much Traffic, on May 1, 2009 at 11:02 am | 6 comments | 2249 Views

AROUND TOWN

3.6 quake strikes near Morgan Hill

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 struck in Santa Clara County Thursday afternoon about 9 miles north of...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by PANDA, on May 1, 2009 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1847 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

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Original post made on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ben, on May 1, 2009 at 8:07 am | 7 comments | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: And the walls come tumbling down...

The long-abandoned California Craft and Floral building on Alma Street, near Forest Avenue, is abandoned no longer. This...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Jim H., on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:08 pm | 7 comments | 2146 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
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Transitions
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Local Flavor
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Recreating the Planning and Transportation Commission: Part 2: Credibility and Confidence
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Have You Ever Had a Dog?
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