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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Car flips in Friday crash on Embarcadero

The driver of a Pontiac Grand Prix walked away with minor injuries late Friday after the car hit the center median on Embarcadero...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 1497 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto pins down a big wrestling tourney title

==B Weekend prep roundup== The Palo Alto wrestling team pinned down the championship of the 25-team Webber Lawson Memorial...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2011
Last comment by alex, on Dec 16, 2011 at 6:09 pm | 1 comment | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Power outage leaves 54 homes without Oscars

A relatively small power outage knocked out power to 54 homes in southwesterly Palo Alto Sunday evening, disrupting the Academy...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2010
Last comment by Who Cares?, on Mar 8, 2010 at 3:45 pm | 14 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

New dog run, turf planned for El Camino Park

Palo Alto's bustling El Camino Park will soon be equipped with a new synthetic turf, a granite pathway and a dog park as...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by GoodIdea, on Jun 17, 2011 at 9:24 pm | 15 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters duck gunfire in East Palo Alto

Firefighters returning to their East Palo Alto station ran for cover after two rival gangs engaged in a gun battle in front...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Enough!, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 16 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Staying true to original vision

Near Middlefield and Oregon Expressway is a house originally designed by a Palo Alto legend and recently remodeled by the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:48 am | 5 comments | 1497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Spare the Air alert issued for Thursday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its fifth Winter Spare the Air alert for Thursday, Jan. 17, prohibiting...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by More Midtown Lies from u-know-who, on Jan 17, 2013 at 11:53 am | 7 comments | 1497 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Big Brother utility dept.

Did everybody get their City of PA Utils energy report? Mine chided me for using more energy than my neighbors. A faulty...

Original post made by Monitored citizen on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 17 comments | 1496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Occupy Foothill College?

I received a parking ticket at Foothill College after attending a Paly football game, even though I bought a permit to park...

Original post made by linda on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by linda, on Nov 5, 2011 at 12:14 am | 5 comments | 1496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For Measure E, 'yes' outpaces 'no' in fundraising

The "Yes on Measure E" campaign outpaced the "No on Measure E" campaign in fundraising, according to campaign finance reports...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by Elaine Elbizri, on Nov 6, 2011 at 1:27 pm | 8 comments | 1496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

People of the year

<B>Ken Alsman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18219 posted Friday, December...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by Too late, on Dec 28, 2012 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

First Person: A conversation with Sal Khan

Sal Khan, founder of the Mountain View-based Khan Academy, is revolutionizing education, one 10 minute YouTube video at a...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by John Jacobs, on Sep 27, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 7 comments | 1496 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 1496 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mobile-home park closure would displace 400

The planned closing of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto to make way for an apartment complex took a step forward...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2012
Last comment by Literally, on Dec 18, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 5 comments | 1495 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford OKs expanded list of trail routes along Alpine Road

Stanford University has agreed to expand the range of options it would consider in its 2006 offer to pay up to $10.4 million...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by trail to nowhere, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:08 pm | 6 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by StevenLong, on Feb 15, 2010 at 6:13 pm | 2 comments | 1495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Better Place, the electric-car recharging firm, to drive out of Palo Alto

Better Place, a Palo Alto company that in recent years has become synonymous with the city's drive to promote electric vehicles,...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Good Hustle, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 19 comments | 1495 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children flock to eensy weensy preschools

More expensive than traditional preschools, "pocket" preschools, with enrollments under 15 children, have popped up in the...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Another POV, on Oct 14, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 1494 Views
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