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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto set to rule on major changes to Edgewood Plaza

The dilapidated Edgewood Plaza in Palo Alto would undergo a major transformation, including 10 new homes and a Fresh Market...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Jim_H, on Sep 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 7 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by musical, on Apr 7, 2012 at 9:21 pm | 21 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pat Burt to run for second Palo Alto City Council term

Pat Burt, who served as Palo Alto's mayor in 2010 and who has been a central player in the city's opposition to high-speed...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Sep 10, 2012 at 9:26 am | 11 comments | 1165 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 1165 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents cry foul over book bins

New book-donation bins that have popped up around Palo Alto and surrounding cities purporting to be for charity are really...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto Knights' Pee Wees will play for third place

One championship dream has ended but another continues for the Palo Alto Knights' program at the American Youth Football...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Correction Needed, on Dec 8, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 5 comments | 1164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man arrested for U-Haul fires

A Palo Alto man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing gas from U-Haul rental trucks in Mountain View and setting...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Palo Parent, on Sep 6, 2011 at 10:46 am | 5 comments | 1164 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police investigate Sunday homicide

A man was shot and killed in East Palo Alto Sunday night, police said. The city's ShotSpotter system alerted police to a...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 19, 2012 at 2:45 pm | 2 comments | 1164 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto's Tosky continues buildup for the summer

Swimming news Palo Alto High junior swim standout Jasmine Tosky didn't have a swim meet to compete in this past weekend,...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 7, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 4 comments | 1164 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Burdette advances in the U.S. Open

==I Stanford grad Klahn wins his opener== Stanford senior Mallory Burdette continues to steal the spotlight at the 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 1164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why Eichler and Not Greenmeadow?

I don't get it. Two south Palo Alto swim clubs about a half a mile apart, both old and Eichlerish, both competing with...

Original post made by curious on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Former Green Meadow Family, 13 hours ago | 16 comments | 1164 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Conflict of interest chosing city attorney

Often conflicts of interest are hard to uncover because they are hidden by those involved. But the committees interviewing...

Original post made by Conflict of interest on Feb. 7, 2011
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 9, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 6 comments | 1163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board to discuss parents' ratings

How do average Palo Alto parents rate their kids' schools? The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss results...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by musical, on Jun 14, 2011 at 10:50 pm | 3 comments | 1163 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Police release sketch of burglary suspect

Burglar was seen Thursday morning. Palo Alto Police released this sketch and description today: http://www.cityofpaloalto.org/civica/press/display.asp?layout=1&Entry=800...

Original post made by resident on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Oct 6, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 1163 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Woman allegedly sets fire to home after argument

A woman who was arguing with a man in a Palo Alto home on Wednesday allegedly set a fire in the house in an attempt to burn...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Paul Miller, on Jul 14, 2013 at 9:08 pm | 4 comments | 1163 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Clint Eastwood at GOP Convention

As a confirmed Democrat, who will vote for President Obama, I think we liberals are making a mistake by by ridiculing Clint...

Original post made by Doug on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by senile actor, on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 1163 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utilities Management and Professional Employees join Union

Another group of City of Palo Alto management and professional employees has organized to collectively bargain with the City...

Original post made by Herb Borock on Jun. 13, 2011
Last comment by Sam Sell, on Jun 15, 2011 at 10:31 am | 10 comments | 1162 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Stadium 'explosion' brings out hundreds

A swarm of police, fire and emergency personnel, along with hundreds of "victims," took part in a simulated explosion at...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2013
Last comment by Surprised and confused, on Aug 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

EPA police triples force for New Year's Eve

East Palo Alto plans to add more than three times its usual police patrols in a major effort to reduce New Year's Eve celebratory...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1162 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto lawyer faces retrial for attempted bribery

The retrial for a Palo Alto lawyer who allegedly tried to bribe his way out of a driving under the influence arrest in 2010...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2012
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 29, 2012 at 8:13 am | 10 comments | 1162 Views
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