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AROUND TOWN

Wading Pool at Rinconada

I can't understand why the wading pool at Rinconada is not open every day through the end of September? Burgess Pool in...

Original post made by Alison Brown on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by St Elsewhere, on Aug 28, 2013 at 7:22 am | 8 comments | 1143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Plaza developer tries to rebuild history

Nearly a year after construction workers at Edgewood Plaza, in the ultimate "Oops!" moment, destroyed a historic building...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Bad rep, on Aug 28, 2013 at 6:55 am | 3 comments | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 1190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police warn about doorbell-ring burglaries

Police are cautioning Palo Alto residents about a recurring type of crime: burglars who ring door bells, posing as a solicitor...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by gutbug, on Aug 27, 2013 at 6:39 pm | 13 comments | 3887 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Couple robbed at East Bayshore Road post office

A couple was robbed by two men, one armed with a handgun, at the Palo Alto Post Office on East Bayshore Road early Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gun Owner, on Aug 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm | 18 comments | 1299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers - please allow kids to email instead of printing homework

Besides saving lots of paper, this will also save a lot of money for the parents. I'm really tired of paying outrageous...

Original post made by Midtown Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by look locally, on Aug 27, 2013 at 11:16 am | 22 comments | 4536 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

King's 'Dream' still inspires 50 years later

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s impassioned 16-minute "I Have a Dream" speech changed the tenor of the Civil Rights Movement...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Leland, on Aug 26, 2013 at 7:03 pm | 14 comments | 1733 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes higher standards for new buildings

The criticism began about five years ago, shortly after a 181-townhouse development called Arbor Real made its debut on El...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 26, 2013 at 5:55 pm | 87 comments | 6924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arts Festival

The food booths at the Arts Festival could have been organized better. At the Menlo Park Arts Festival all the food booths...

Original post made by Alison Brown on Aug. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New superintendent shares her history, plans

Although she's the U.S.-born daughter of a U.S.-born Air Force employee, Gloria Hernandez — the new superintendent of...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by been there, on Aug 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 8 comments | 5194 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Stabbing near Los Robles Park

My in-laws said there was a recent assault on a father a three-year-old daughter walking along Lis Robles park in the evening....

Original post made by Resident on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Aug 25, 2013 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1036 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protest leads to email from superintendent

Students and parents exiting Gunn High School Wednesday were met with five placard-holding protesters who are supporting...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Change overdue, on Aug 24, 2013 at 2:33 pm | 69 comments | 21853 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Can Silicon Valley move King's 'Dream' forward?

If Martin Luther King Jr. were alive today, he would focus on the issue of poverty more than anything else, according to...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Jimmie C, on Aug 24, 2013 at 11:33 am | 6 comments | 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Janyaa.org presents "Dandiya Dil Se"

What's the Buzz in association with Janyaa.org presents "Dandiya Dil Se". Sep 28th, 7PM - 12AM at Sunnyvale Hindu Temple,...

Original post made by Janyaa on Aug. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 965 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Developer Roxy Rapp chases down alleged thief

The real estate business lends itself to financial rather than criminal excitement, or at least it's supposed to. But a local...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Maria, on Aug 23, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 9 comments | 4817 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Festival of the Arts returns for 32nd year

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will teem with art enthusiasts and revelers this weekend for the 32nd annual Palo Alto...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 23, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 4 comments | 1147 Views

SPORTS

The goal remains the same

Stanford women's soccer preview Senior goalkeeper Emily Oliver and the Stanford women's soccer team begin the season with...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Go, girls, on Aug 23, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 2 comments | 4457 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto votes to shut down Cubberley 'shelter'

The countdown to Cubberley Community Center's closure as Palo Alto's "de facto homeless shelter" officially began Monday...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Norman Carroll, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 46 comments | 8284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around town

<B><B>FEEDING FRENZY ... </B>Today, "Do not feed the animals" is just a friendly suggestion at Palo Alto parks. Soon, it...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 3 comments | 1649 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

In regard to ugly houses Read letters to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19401...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 23, 2013 at 9:30 am | 4 comments | 2652 Views
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