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AROUND TOWN

Make road signs pictograms rather than words.

On Bike to Work Day, it is probable that there will be more people on bikes around town today. Many of these people will...

Original post made by Biking Person on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by standardized, on May 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals celebrate Earth Day at Palo Alto Baylands

Nine-year-old Alex Carvalho summed up Earth Day while at the Baylands Nature Preserve's Earth Day celebration: "You have...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by bob enz, on Apr 22, 2013 at 8:58 am | 3 comments | 1214 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Japanese Exchange Students Cancel Palo Alto Visit

Japanese exchange students from Palo Alto’s sister city, Tsuchiura, cancelled their annual visit to local middle schools...

Original post made by resident on Mar. 13, 2011
Last comment by thank you for the report, on Mar 13, 2011 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 1213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Arson suspected in Portola Valley vehicle fire

Emergency crews shut down a section of Alpine Road near Arastradero Road in Portola Valley late Tuesday evening to extinguish...

Original post made on May. 4, 2011
Last comment by Traffic Jam, on May 4, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fraud at Palo Alto branch costs Citigroup $500K

The failed supervision of a Citigroup branch employee in Palo Alto has resulted in a $500,000 fine for the parent company,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by FormerCitigroupEmployee, on Aug 12, 2011 at 7:06 am | 6 comments | 1213 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dishwasher sparks fire on Lytton in Palo Alto

A Palo Alto resident who left home with the dishwasher running returned to a kitchen on fire Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Jul 21, 2012 at 2:24 am | 14 comments | 1213 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by sharon, on Dec 14, 2011 at 1:25 am | 15 comments | 1213 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two earthquakes hit Bay Area Thursday

The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded Thursday night's earthquake from its original preliminary magnitude of 4.2, to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by rapture, on Oct 21, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 3 comments | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The new trail to nowhere

As a world-class university with one of the largest endowments in the country, Stanford has never had a problem funding a...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Wilson, on May 27, 2011 at 7:43 am | 13 comments | 1213 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Holiday lights shine at Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto officially kicked off the holiday season Friday (Dec. 9) with a tree-lighting and dedication ceremony at Lytton...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nayeli, on Dec 12, 2011 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1212 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

. . . a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court.

Bolivia is preparing to pass a new law that could lead to citizens challenging environmental destruction in court. A Ley...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 12, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Totally silly fun

I happen to love the music of Neil Sedaka, so I was eager to see how it has been translated into a music revue, titled after...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman found drowned in Menlo Park hotel whirlpool spa

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman who apparently drowned in a whirlpool spa at a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2012
Last comment by bru, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Saving' Caltrain

Numerous ideas for funding Caltrain in the near and long terms were proposed at recent events sponsored separately by the...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by choo choo, on Feb 12, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney convicted in 2010 police bribery case

Richard Chae, the Palo Alto attorney who was charged with trying to bribe his way out of a drunken driving arrest in 2010,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jul 1, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 4 comments | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver trapped in three-vehicle crash on Page Mill Road

Palo Alto firefighters had to use the "Jaws of Life" to extricate the driver of a green Hyundai sedan following a three-vehicle...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by daughter, on Sep 29, 2012 at 10:23 pm | 10 comments | 1212 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 | 1212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teens should see this

Remember Rick Springfield's success in the 80s? He battles depression and has a memoir. He wants to tell teenagers that things...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 8, 2011
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 8, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 3

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by parent, on May 10, 2012 at 9:47 am | 10 comments | 1211 Views
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