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AROUND TOWN

New farmers market bound for Lytton Plaza

Palo Alto's effort to open a new farmers market downtown resurfaced Monday night when the City Council approved a staff proposal...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Mark Weiss, on Mar 31, 2011 at 7:36 pm | 6 comments | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

A haunting tale

Written by Lanford Wilson in the mid-1980s and currently in production at Dragon Theatre, "Burn This" is the story of four...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Theater fan, on Mar 21, 2010 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton Bridge to close May 25-29

The entire Dumbarton Bridge will be closed during Memorial Day weekend for seismic retrofit work, bridge officials announced....

Original post made on May. 20, 2012
Last comment by bike lane also closed, on May 20, 2012 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 2078 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

For A Palo Alto office building, what is the land cost per square foot of office space?

Can anyone offer information on what a developer would have to pay for land per square foot of buildable office space. Simply...

Original post made by Timothy Gray on Sep. 24, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Sep 24, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 2 comments | 2077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

From her house she can see the future

Jun. 11--Exxon Mobil Corp., the largest natural gas holder on the North Slope, said today it will work on the long-awaited...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jun 12, 2009 at 4:18 pm | 5 comments | 2077 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Today is World Humanitarian Day. Please read and help

Your readers may wish to provide support to a devastated region. To find out more about the International Committee of...

Original post made by Alice Smith on Aug. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing teen, girlfriend found in Colorado

A 14-year-old Los Altos boy and 13-year-old Saratoga girl were found in the parking lot of a mall in Colorado Tuesday night...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2009
Last comment by Carole, on Jan 29, 2009 at 7:26 pm | 8 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ad Libs blog -- A trio of weekend options

Nothing to do this weekend? Tsk. There's plenty happening on the Midpeninsula -- here are three events that particularly...

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace on Mar. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Closing the 'digital divide' east of Bayshore

A decade ago East Palo Alto embarked on an effort to "close the digital divide" that was separating less-affluent communities...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Feb 13, 2010 at 7:13 pm | 3 comments | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home sales

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the county...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deadline nears for Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest

The deadline for entries for the Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is fast approaching. Submissions are due no later than...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2077 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Investing in Avenidas

A proposal by City of Palo Alto staff to raise money for the renovation and expansion of the city-owned building that houses...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2015
Last comment by Never Would Use Avenidas, on Oct 24, 2015 at 8:16 am | 4 comments | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Math Text Adoption meeting

It is really a shame that the adoption of the new math texts for the district involved a long process with many meetings,...

Original post made by Jimmy on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 16, 2009 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Celebrating science

Children and their parents descended on the Palo Alto Junior Museum & Zoo Wednesday evening, March 7, for Family Science...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by Teacher Yazz, on Mar 12, 2012 at 2:50 pm | 7 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian hit by car on California Avenue

A pedestrian was hit by a car shortly before 11 a.m. today at California Avenue and Ash Street in Palo Alto, but initial...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Mar 2, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits Volkswagen in Sunnyvale, service stalled

A Caltrain struck a Volkswagen Jetta in Sunnyvale this morning as the driver tried to push the disabled car across the tracks,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Jun 21, 2009 at 5:33 am | 6 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alvarez's mother testifies: He was a good son

The mother of the man convicted of murdering East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May told jurors during the penalty phase...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Seriously, on Dec 14, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 24 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Witnesses recall Zumot's arson threats

Palo Alto real-estate agent Jennifer Schipsi told several people that her boyfriend, Bulos Zumot, threatened to kill her...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2011
Last comment by joebiden, on Feb 1, 2011 at 8:24 am | 4 comments | 2076 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

County sees drop in Memorial Day DUI arrests

DUI arrests over the Memorial Day holiday weekend were down in Santa Clara County compared to the same three-day weekend...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Gas-Will-Soon-Be-Ten-Dollars-A-Gallon, on May 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 6 comments | 2076 Views

SPORTS

M-A boys hold off SHP in final seconds to open hoop tourney

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== Menlo-Atherton sophomore guard Eric Norton converted a three-point play with five seconds...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Keith Peters, on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views
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