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AROUND TOWN

History on the canvas

When the world is in turmoil, sometimes the most courageous people are artists. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=19441...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2013
Last comment by Joe Hill, on Sep 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm | 3 comments | 4445 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman seriously injured after Opportunity Center assault

A Palo Alto woman who was attacked at the Opportunity Center is recovering from life-threatening injuries and her alleged...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Tom , on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:45 pm | 22 comments | 2637 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Wildlife experts: Cats are killing Baylands wildlife

Feral cats are being accused of eating the Palo Alto Baylands' endangered species, and a proposed city ban on the public...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Observer from the other side, on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:44 pm | 15 comments | 2004 Views

AROUND TOWN

AROUND TOWN

<B><B>DISTRESS OVER DAMSEL ... </B>A photograph of a bright-blue insect in the Sept. 6 edition of the Weekly triggered an...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 18, 2013 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1265 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sex crime suspect linked to multiple cases

The 70-year-old San Jose man arrested earlier this month for allegedly sexually harassing a pair of young girls at Walmart...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Pearl, on Sep 18, 2013 at 10:30 pm | 3 comments | 1452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park donkeys' landowner to charge rent

For 15 years, the Barron Park donkeys, Perry and Miner 49er, have lived rent-free in a pasture adjacent to Palo Alto's Bol...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Easy, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 36 comments | 4514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: New store creates a buzz

While the attention of some Palo Altans has been diverted to more pressing issues, a new sex shop is quietly preparing to...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by too quick, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:38 pm | 59 comments | 4482 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto set to ban vehicle dwelling

Palo Alto's emotional two-year debate over whether it should be illegal for people to sleep in vehicles could reach its conclusion...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 107 comments | 4627 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council members take aim at solo drivers

Faced with a glut of cars and parking that's spilling into downtown neighborhoods, four Palo Alto City Council members have...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by jb, on Sep 17, 2013 at 8:53 pm | 83 comments | 5481 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council at odds over new name for Main Library

The name "Rinconada" has been attached to Palo Alto ever since the city's founders carved out some land for development from...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Sep 17, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 45 comments | 1851 Views

AROUND TOWN

Digital publisher Issuu moves to Palo Alto

Danish digital publisher Issuu announced today, Sept. 16, that it would open offices in downtown Palo Alto to focus on growth...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by I sues u, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto appoints acting city auditor

Palo Alto has appointed senior auditor Houman Boussina to head the City Auditor's Office while officials are looking for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Fiorello, on Sep 17, 2013 at 11:58 am | 2 comments | 1433 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City delves into economics of Jay Paul Co. proposal

On Wednesday, the city unveiled a new tool for answering the question of the value of a zone change: a pro forma analysis...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Eyes opened, on Sep 17, 2013 at 10:55 am | 4 comments | 2124 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Altans work to fix 'food desert'

East Palo Alto has been labeled a "food desert" &#151; a populated area where there is minimal access to healthy, affordable...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2013
Last comment by Evelia, on Sep 16, 2013 at 7:16 pm | 7 comments | 6876 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior housing or not, Maybell area ripe for redevelopment

When Palo Alto officials agreed last month to rezone property on Maybell and Clemo avenues to enable construction of a senior-housing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2013
Last comment by Nasty ct resident, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:45 pm | 70 comments | 3611 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Up next, Jay Paul

The massive building developer Jay Paul is proposing is likely to be the largest commercial office development ever built...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by Just us sardines, on Sep 16, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 41 comments | 2248 Views

SPORTS

Stanford football team still seeking offensive diversity

Cardinal football coach David Shaw continues to look for diversity in his offensive production. Sometimes an opponent may...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Wilson, on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 2 comments | 1956 Views

AROUND TOWN

is Mark Zuckerberg abandoning Palo Alto for a more vibrant neighborhood

Story in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/matier-ross/article/Mark-Zuckerberg-manse-undergoes-extreme-makeover-4815217.php...

Original post made by fb on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Chris Zaharias, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 5654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Propane-tank explosion causes late-night ruckus

Police say a loud boom that set off car alarms and awoke residents on the night of Aug. 28 was the result of a propane tank...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1627 Views

SPORTS

Harbaugh helps Paly open its football season

Thursday's prep roundup San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh has a busy weekend as his squad heads to Seattle to take...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Paly Alum, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 1862 Views
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