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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1096 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

New law calms loud television commercials

A law authored by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, that turns down the volume on TV commercials went into effect Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by MIdtown resident, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:25 am | 17 comments | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for reliable Roofing Contractors

Hi all, Happy 2011! I am looking for a reliable and quality-conscious roofing contractor specializing in flat roofs, to...

Original post made by interested on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Jan 16, 2011 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 1096 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Art Center plans an Oct. 6 re-opening day

All the wall calendars owned by all the employees of the Palo Alto Art Center likely have one thing in common: a big circle...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Marrol, on Jun 23, 2012 at 10:37 am | 7 comments | 1096 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Earth Day at the UN

There’s been the debate this week at the United Nations on a resolution on Harmony with Nature that was introduced by the...

Original post made by Resident 0.1 on Apr. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1095 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Volunteers to bring holiday bouquets to veterans

Palo Alto volunteers are aiming to make the season brighter for veterans at Palo Alto's Veterans Affairs hospice by bringing...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Jan 7, 2012 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Noise from 7-Eleven at night

I've been living near Waverley and Lytton streets close to the 7-Eleven since August. Since moving in, EVERY SINGLE NIGHT...

Original post made by FrustratedResident on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 15, 2011 at 9:59 pm | 9 comments | 1095 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police arrest former Los Altos city employee

A former City of Los Altos employee suspected of stealing more than $30,000 from the city through fraudulent transactions...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Solon, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 3 comments | 1095 Views

SPORTS

Title dreams end for Palo Alto Knights in national playoffs

The dream was to bring home a first-ever national title and send retiring coach Mike Piha out as a winner. That's what the...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by KnightsParent, on Dec 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 3 comments | 1095 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Conjoined twins to be separated at Lucile Packard

Two-year-old conjoined twins will be separated this week at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital in a surgery expected to last...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lander Blanza, on May 2, 2012 at 4:49 am | 3 comments | 1095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Helicopter Hovers over PA for an Hour

Does anyone know why a helicopter would hover over Palo Alto between 4:30 and 5:30 pm on Tuesday October 10 ? The noise...

Original post made by Jan H. on Oct. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1095 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto approves staff cuts, fee hikes at animal shelter

Palo Alto's animal shelter may have been saved from the chopping block last month, but the city's cash-strapped animal-services...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by lacye, on Jul 29, 2012 at 7:52 am | 14 comments | 1094 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council looks to swear in new members earlier

Seeking to solve what they call "legal and practical problems," two members of the Palo Alto City Council are urging their...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Jan 31, 2013 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man, 23, shot in East Palo Alto

A 23-year-old man was found shot on an East Palo Alto sidewalk Sunday (Oct. 16) and East Palo Alto police are seeking the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by JustMe, on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 7 comments | 1094 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto firefighters douse rooftop blaze

A fire that officials say began on the roof caused nearly $30,000 in damages to a home on Georgia Avenue in Palo Alto Saturday...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Malik, on Mar 12, 2012 at 11:08 pm | 7 comments | 1094 Views

SPORTS

former Stanford basketball star Jason Collins on the cover of Sports Illustrated this week

Read the article here if you don't subscribe to the magazine: http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/magazine/news/20130429/jason-collins-gay-nba-player/ "I...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by So Happy and...., on Apr 29, 2013 at 11:55 am | 2 comments | 1094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney/Ryan official GOP Platform - Abotion and Rape

In light of Republican senate candidate Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape", the Republican Party today voted on...

Original post made by Farm Girl on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Farm Girl, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:43 am | 1 comment | 1094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

VIDEO: Teens unite at 'Break Through' bonfire

Jade Chamness, founder of Break Through the Static, talks about the Jan. 28 bonfire hosted in Palo Alto and the organization's...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Becky Sanders, on Feb 2, 2012 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the WCDBPA helping or hurting Palo Alto and our schools?

[Post locked by Palo Alto Online staff because poster is repeating comments he/she has already made on another thread.]...

Original post made by No on WCDBPA on May. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1093 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A celebration of cycling to roll into Palo Alto

On the list of things the Palo Alto community enjoys, bicycling and food are right at the top, and the Italian-inspired Gran...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Sep 16, 2012 at 8:00 am | 6 comments | 1093 Views
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