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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Skate Park breaks ground

A skateboarding center designed to move young people away from violence on the streets broke ground in East Palo Alto on...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2011
Last comment by Sol, on Aug 10, 2011 at 12:00 am | 5 comments | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice to join formerly men-only Augusta

Breaking down social barriers is nothing new to Condoleeza Rice. The first African-American woman appointed U.S. Secretary...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2012
Last comment by Wendy, on Aug 21, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 17 comments | 1101 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Native American remains found in Menlo Park

Native American remains were unearthed by construction crews working in Menlo Park on Tuesday, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto woman wins 2012 National Wetlands Award

Florence LaRiviere has frequented Palo Alto's Baylands since the 1950s, but she said developments diminished much of the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
Last comment by Barbara and Barry , on May 7, 2012 at 12:53 am | 5 comments | 1100 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

<B>Free fuel? Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=15824 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2011
Last comment by Measure E deception, on Nov 8, 2011 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1099 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Liquor store burglary latest to hit small retailers

An early morning burglary at a Barron Park liquor store is the latest in a series of break-ins that have plagued small Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by WOW, on Aug 31, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 2 comments | 1099 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tea, anyone?

To Tim Pham, the difference in quality between tea steeped from a paper bag and tea carefully brewed from loose leaf is broad...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Tea Drinker, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 1099 Views

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'King's Dream' to be celebrated Sunday

The life and message of civil-rights visionary Martin Luther King, Jr., will be celebrated Sunday, Jan. 16, at the Annual...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by Tea Party, on Jan 14, 2011 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 1099 Views

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A garden in the concrete jungle

Along a noisy stretch of Middlefield Road, beside Matadero Creek, a refuge from the sun and cement has taken hold. Birdhouses...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1099 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Hazardous Pardee Park trees set for fast removal

The ailing eucalyptus trees at Eleanor Pardee Park will be removed and replaced by other species in March under a plan approved...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Friend of trees, on Feb 1, 2011 at 10:16 am | 4 comments | 1098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of '11: In their own words

Thousands of high school seniors in the area graduated this month. Here, Palo Alto Online profiles seven students who offer...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Chris Kenrick, Palo Alto Weekly staff writer, on Jun 10, 2011 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1098 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fry's customer escapes gun-wielding man

A man received an unwelcome holiday surprise in the parking lot of Fry's Electronics Wednesday night when two men wearing...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 9, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 3 comments | 1098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced Tuesday that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2012
Last comment by Free Willy!, on May 30, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 6 comments | 1098 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Stanford-affiliated firms generate $2.7 trillion a year

Companies formed by Stanford University graduates or professors generate global revenues of $2.7 trillion annually and have...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

would Facebook leaving town be good or bad for Palo Alto?

News reports say that Facebook is considering moving to the former Sun Microsystems campus in east Menlo Park (aka Sun Quintin):...

Original post made by Facebookie on Nov. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

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Tracy Douglas: The Mattress Dilemma

That morning, my air mattress sprung a leak. I woke up with my side of the bed a lot lower than my husband's. He had already...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

PARKING PROGRESS: "The High Cost of Free Parking" by Donald C Shoup

Parking downtown, and neighborhood parking, seems like it needs a fresh look. This book (2011) mentions PALO ALTO many times,...

Original post made by John hackmann on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by Right On!, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 3 comments | 1097 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Home invasion robbery thwarted by 'brave' teen

A man was ambushed by three men as he opened the door to his Mountain View apartment Tuesday (Aug. 2) at around 10:45 p.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 9, 2011 at 11:18 am | 6 comments | 1097 Views

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VTA approves Caltrain funding recommendations

Solving Caltrain's short-term crisis got a kick-start Thursday night (March 3) from Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainHater, on Mar 30, 2011 at 10:50 am | 2 comments | 1097 Views
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Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
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