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AROUND TOWN

Strong-arm robbery occurs near downtown Palo Alto

A woman walking near downtown Palo Alto was the victim of a strong-arm robbery on Saturday afternoon. She sustained minor...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Sep 30, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 2 comments | 2098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police lobby temporarily closed

The lobby to the Palo Alto Police Department, including the Police Records Division, will be closed until 8 a.m. Monday because...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2009
Last comment by fireman, on Jan 3, 2009 at 11:52 am | 14 comments | 2097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Empire of Thirst - Water in the West

If you are interested in learning why increasing population in the Bay Area is a recipe for disaster, this exhibit shows...

Original post made by Resident on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 8, 2010 at 5:21 am | 9 comments | 2097 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caswell leads, Dauber trails, in fundraising

School board incumbent Melissa Baten Caswell led and challenger Ken Dauber trailed in fundraising for next month's election...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chedabob, on Oct 16, 2012 at 9:39 am | 19 comments | 2097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:57 pm | 14 comments | 2097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

25 evacuated after fire on Waverley Street

About 25 people had to evacuate a Waverley Street condominium complex Tuesday morning because of a fire at one of the building's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by also, on Nov 17, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2097 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto grads help Bucknell women advance in water polo

The Bucknell women's water polo team is making some big waves on the East Coast, and the Bisons have sophomore Hallie Kennan...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Garbage workers strike in San Mateo County

Garbage workers in San Mateo County started a 48-hour strike Wednesday (Aug. 25) to protest stalled contract negotiations...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 26, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 6 comments | 2097 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto and sister city Oaxaca celebrate 50th anniversary

Palo Alto and its sister city Oaxaca have reached their 50-year milestone this summer, and officials with the two cities...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by martha rees, on Jun 15, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 2097 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grocery store to open at Alma Plaza in 2012

A supermarket will be the first retail tenant at the new Alma Plaza development in Palo Alto, city officials announced Monday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by food, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:21 am | 35 comments | 2097 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto resident killed

10 o'clock news identified this man as a Palo Alto resident http://www.ktvu.com/news/18669292/detail.html...

Original post made by Resident on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by qq, on Feb 9, 2009 at 2:51 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Thieves take $11,000 in Victoria's Secret bras

Shoplifters struck it big on Halloween after walking out of Victoria's Secret with 180 bras valued at $11,000, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Nov 2, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 24 comments | 2096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo School Mock Trial Team goes to state

For Jeremy Rossmann and the Menlo School Mock Trial Team, this weekend is like the Super Bowl. Menlo School will represent...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2009
Last comment by Legal Lady, on Mar 23, 2009 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama beginning to get the picture, on a personal level

His Emptiness is starting to feel the heat. He can no longer be Mr. Cool, becasue he is now in the bubble of the press and...

Original post made by Gary on Dec. 28, 2008
Last comment by Gary, on Dec 28, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockheed Fire could be contained this week

The "Lockheed Fire" in the Santa Cruz Mountains could be contained by Thursday and fully controlled by Aug. 30, Cal Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2009 at 7:16 pm | 10 comments | 2096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Caltrain fatality in San Mateo slows/stops trains

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a Caltrain in San Mateo this afternoon, causing delays in train schedules, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Member, on Dec 9, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 11 comments | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Banning Happy Meal Toys in Santa Clara County

I just read about this - Ken Yeager of the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has proposed banning free toys that come...

Original post made by G-M on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Tim, on Apr 27, 2010 at 10:01 pm | 10 comments | 2096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oregon Expressway Vegetation Chaos

Many Palo Alto residents and visitors pass through Oregon Expressway. This street has the potential of being one the most...

Original post made by @Resident on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by jardins, on Aug 6, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 5 comments | 2096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

Here's a letter that was posted in the Almanac that I wanted to repost here. I believe it has direct relevance to Palo Alto...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by manager, on Aug 1, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 8 comments | 2095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where to donate old magazines?

Does anyone know of a nonprofit organization or business in Palo Alto that would like to have old magazines? I've got general...

Original post made by Magazine fiend on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another resident, on Apr 22, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 4 comments | 2095 Views
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