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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

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 | 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

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Local merchants hope for strong holiday season

As they piled their shelves with popular toys and festive treats, and crafted holiday window displays, local retailers this...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 26, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 1094 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Scholar: international education comparisons misleading

Rankings that show U.S. students lagging their international peers in academic achievement are misleading because they inadequately...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2013
Last comment by Mike Alexander, on Jan 21, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 17 comments | 1094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vampires descend on City Hall

Jane Ratchye (far right), Debbie Lloyd (right), Karla Dailey (fourth from left), Lindsay Joye (third from left) and fellow...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 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

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Getting the Uninsured Signed-up for health care: How to get it right

The nation's population is quickly becoming more and more black and brown. In states like California, much of the population...

Original post made by Gary Puckrein, Ph.D. on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Unintended consequences, on Sep 18, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 8 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto marks anniversary with festival today

East Palo Alto officials will kick off the Independence Day weekend today (Saturday, July 2) with a festival and a fireworks...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 7, 2011 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 1093 Views

AROUND TOWN

Paly vs Gunn Egg Fight Again at Greer Park?

Was that an egg fight or egg vandalism last night at Greer Park? Palo Alto police was out rounding up about 15-20. Twitter...

Original post made by David on Oct. 28, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Oct 29, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1093 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

California Ave auto safety

As an Evergreen Park resident we spend a lot of time on California Ave. In the last year or so I have noticed a very dangerous...

Original post made by Andrea on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Truths, on Sep 23, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 17 comments | 1092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Berman rakes in contributions for City Council race

Attorney Marc Berman received a major lift in his fledgling campaign for a seat on the Palo Alto City Council, raking in...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by What does he stand for, on Jul 18, 2012 at 1:54 pm | 4 comments | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund kicks off

The annual Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund drive kicks off this week, with the goal of raising and giving away $250,000 to...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 11, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh visits Paly football game

1982 Paly graduate, Jim Harbaugh visited Paly's game to toss the coin two days before the NFL's biggest game of Week 2 against...

Original post made by Paly Alum on Sep. 14, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1092 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Money as a 'public benefit'?

Today, May 14, the City Council will consider approving the controversial "Lytton Gateway" office building at the corner...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Former Neighbor, on May 14, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 2 comments | 1092 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto icon Ruth Spangenberg dies at 92

Ruth Beahrs Spangenberg, 92, co-founder of the Committee for Green Foothills and a longtime contributor to the Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ronna Devincenzi, on Nov 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

From alley to allee

Snazzy gardens come in all shapes and sizes, formal and informal. To locate this year's six stand-out gardens, Laurie Callaway,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Weekly poll on break will be misused

The current Weekly poll asks parents if they support the school board's decision to start school earlier and have finals...

Original post made by parent on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by tabloid journalism, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford breaks national fundraising record

Stanford University last year became the nation's first university to raise more than $1 billion in a single year, according...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Stanford Applicant, on Feb 21, 2013 at 4:48 am | 5 comments | 1091 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-acre brush fire skirts Stanford hills

A fire of unknown origin burned two acres of Stanford land off Interstate Highway 280 in Palo Alto Monday afternoon. The...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Jun 18, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 1091 Views
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