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AROUND TOWN

President Obama touts technology, participation

In his first live-streaming Q&A with the American people Wednesday, President Barack Obama asserted that new technologies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 22, 2011 at 8:48 am | 9 comments | 1605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime Almanac writer Marion Softky dies at 84

Marion Softky, who wrote thousands of articles for the Almanac over more than 40 years, died at The Sequoias in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Carroll Harrington, on Dec 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1605 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: A glimpse back at the history of Palo Alto parks-dedication battles

The proposed renovation of Lytton Plaza created a bit of consternation and misinformation about how Palo Alto is required...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Brian Steen, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Baylands buildings - old becomes new and new left to rot?

Why, I wonder, at the Baylands have they just redone the old Scout building and opened it as something new and special and...

Original post made by Resident on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Jan 4, 2013 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 1604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

9/11/01- Never Forget the Ideology that wants to Annhilate Freedom

I am amazed that I see no remembrances, no stories, nothing, on this day. In memory of those who died from all over the...

Original post made by Perspective on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Sep 14, 2009 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 1604 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Emergency generators

All those generators that kept vital systems alive may be headed for the junk heap. ARB has decided to impose the same emission...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 20, 2010 at 9:51 am | 3 comments | 1604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, April 23 at 7 PM- The Garden: An al fresco studio for impressionist painters. A Fine Arts Museum docent lecture....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1604 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto may extend building permits

Seeking to aid local developers during a merciless economy, Palo Alto officials are proposing adding one-year extensions...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Sep 21, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 5 comments | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Property value tax reassessment denied

I hear from many Palo Alto residents who applied for tax reasessment of their properties reducing values that Santa Clara...

Original post made by PA Resident on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by PA Resident, on Jan 14, 2010 at 8:32 am | 3 comments | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Price tapped for National League of Cities committee

Weeks after winning a coveted spot on the county's leading transportation agency, City Councilwoman Gail Price snagged another...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2014
Last comment by pat, on Jan 13, 2014 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 1603 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Achievement data on school board agenda tonight

Average SAT scores and college-going rates of Palo Alto students far exceed those of students in California or the nation...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 9, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 15 comments | 1603 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police arrest burglary suspect

Burglary in progress reported at 3:30pm on Tuesday near Edgewood Drive. Witness got a license plate number. Suspect arrested...

Original post made by billy on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1603 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Protests target Arrillaga project in Menlo Park

A small group of residents has a large mission: Save Menlo Park. Their target? The eight-acre, mixed-use complex developer...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Less Government, on Dec 3, 2012 at 8:15 am | 10 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protesters call on Zuckerberg to 'unfriend ' Christie

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is catching flack for his blossoming friendship with New Jersey's Republican Gov. Chris...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Big Al, on Feb 14, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 39 comments | 1603 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Weekly, Palo Alto Online win top state honors

The Palo Alto Weekly and PaloAltoOnline.com garnered 10 first- and second-place awards Saturday (April 16) in an annual statewide...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by ChrisC, on Apr 18, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1602 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will songbirds return to Palo Alto?

This morning I had a very delightful experience when I looked outside and saw a large flock of cedar waxwings in my yard....

Original post made by Brian on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Jerry, on Jan 27, 2010 at 5:58 pm | 8 comments | 1602 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Sister and brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a Woodside burglary with losses in excess of $100,000....

Original post made on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by don m., on May 4, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto for having burglary tools

Two men who were spotted climbing a fence on Oxford Avenue were arrested Sunday, July 8, for possession of burglary tools,...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:45 am | 21 comments | 1601 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Manhunt for prowler turns up empty-handed

A man who prowled outside a woman's bathroom after she had showered eluded Palo Alto police on New Year's Eve, police Sgt....

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ???2, on Jan 4, 2013 at 11:40 pm | 3 comments | 1601 Views

SPORTS

Cougars recover from 14-point deficit to beat Stanford men

Chasson Randle matched his career high with 33 points but it still wasn't enough to avoid an upset, with Washington State...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2015
Last comment by Cheryl Jones, on Feb 1, 2015 at 7:58 pm | 1 comment | 1601 Views
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