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AROUND TOWN

Around Town

TRANSITIONS ... Gary Baum's colorful six-year tenure as Palo Alto's city attorney will come to an end this month, when Baum...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 22, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Paris Baguette signage

WOW I was surprised to see the new bright signage next to the Cheesecake Factory open. Feels a little like little Las Vegas....

Original post made by bambi on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by svatoid, on Sep 27, 2011 at 6:08 am | 6 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Serial bank robber hits banks in Los Altos, Sunnyvale

A man who robbed two U.S. Bank branches within 20 minutes of each other on Monday is a serial bank robber who has struck...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Oct 26, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 8 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Have Wall Signs gone too far?

Driving around Palo Alto, there are cases of huge wall signs that look like they violate the city's sign ordinance. The...

Original post made by Just Wondering on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Get over it, on Feb 3, 2013 at 8:22 pm | 12 comments | 1503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Larger than life

Bob Deal has been making things out of wood for much of his life. So when he moved into Palo Alto Commons seven years ago,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by Cindy Costell, on Oct 3, 2013 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Definition of censorship

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=19272 Bill Johnson says: "But please don't use innuendo about...

Original post made by Censorship is on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by village fool, on Oct 26, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1502 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letting the dogs out

A group of Palo Alto dog owners want the city to create an open area in a park for frolicking, off-leash dogs. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by The bad owners outweigh the good, on Jun 23, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you experienced the "hidden" PAUSD's manual reconstructed by "Cardinal"?

I found this brilliant posting of "Cardinal" under the article "School district critics, lawyer clash on federal probe "...

Original post made by Mom on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by classified, on Mar 4, 2013 at 5:43 am | 4 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

anyone else watch Cosmos on Fox TV?

Anyone else watch that Cosmos TV show on Fox TV? How did this communist propaganda wind up on Fox? Did they lose a lawsuit...

Original post made by parent on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Mar 17, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 15 comments | 1502 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Mi Pueblo officially emerges from bankruptcy

Mi Pueblo Foods, the San Jose-based grocery chain that runs the only full-sized grocery store in East Palo Alto, announced...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by HUTCH 7.62, on Jun 5, 2014 at 7:47 pm | 2 comments | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area median home prices, sales up in May

The median sale price for Bay Area homes rose for the second consecutive month in May -- up 7.5 percent from a year ago --...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2012
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jun 17, 2012 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1502 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 | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Youth of the Year' finalists share stories

Four low-income teenagers told stories of persevering against hardship in a recent "Youth of the Year" speech competition...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Feb 3, 2012 at 11:06 am | 2 comments | 1501 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Modeling Bad Behavior

Letters to the Editor Editor, I appreciate the Palo Alto Weekly's reporting on the harassment charges against Phil...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Professor Smarty Pants, on May 17, 2014 at 9:38 am | 5 comments | 1501 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Marecic wins Paul Hornung Award

Stanford two-way starter Owen Marecic was selected the inaugural winner of the Paul Hornung Award as the most versatile player...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

SPORTS

Stanford grad Riley to play for New Zealand against Team USA

Stanford grad Ali Riley was one of 20 players named to the New Zealand women's national soccer team that will compete in...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Football Fern Fan, on Oct 24, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

SPORTS

Gunn water polo teams wrap up regular-season division titles

==BI Tuesday's prep roundup== The Gunn water polo program evidently is doing everything in tandem this season, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 29, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

What is it with this Admin and the Disabled?

First it was Obama "joking" about the Special Olympics relative to his bowling skills, and now it is his Chief of Staff calling...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by GHU, on Feb 6, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 14 comments | 1501 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cal edges out Stanford in college ranking

Cal beat Stanford -- though not by much -- in a new set of rankings aiming to compete with those of U.S. News and World Report....

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Milan Moravec, on Sep 16, 2011 at 10:59 pm | 4 comments | 1501 Views
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