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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 | 2814 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 | 3419 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 | 15599 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 | 1747 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 | 984 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 | 5960 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 | 1841 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 | 1576 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 | 1115 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 | 7390 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 | 2074 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 | 1243 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 | 5911 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 | 1107 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 | 1379 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 | 2132 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 | 1491 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 | 6317 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mysterious object that hit car confirmed as train part

A mysterious object that slammed into a parked Chevrolet Suburban in Palo Alto earlier this week has been identified as part...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by engineer from UPRR, on Jun 4, 2013 at 11:26 am | 11 comments | 5423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto embarks on Main Library expansion

With the Downtown Library as good as new and the reconstruction of Mitchell Park Library crawling toward the closing chapter...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2013
Last comment by goodjob, on Jun 4, 2013 at 9:57 am | 56 comments | 3902 Views
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