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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund kicks off

Each year since 1994, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations serving children and families...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why would anyone, with a mentally challenged child, have weapons in their home?

Mentally unbalanced kids cannot be trusted around weapons, of any type, including hammers and knives. What was this mother...

Original post made by Sally on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Dec 17, 2012 at 4:10 pm | 4 comments | 907 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Curtain up on TheatreWorks' 44th season

TheatreWorks, the veteran Peninsula group, announced its 44th season this week. Five plays and three musicals, including...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Love Theatre, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 5 comments | 907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is Palo Alto the Charter for Troop 57 of the Anti-Gay Boy Scouts?

From the article in the Weekly - "charter organizations sign a contract with the troop to provide a meeting place, sometimes...

Original post made by palo alto parent on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by bigoted is bigoted, on Mar 29, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 907 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze

With fiscal deficits looming on Palo Alto's horizon, pay freezes have become the new normal for the city's largest workers...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

<B>FLOCK OF BICYCLES ... </B>Residents don't have to walk (or bike) too far from City Hall to get a glimpse of Palo Alto's...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by more parking, on Aug 12, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

El Palo Alto DAR Celebrates Constitution Week

El Palo Alto Chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution is heading in a new direction this year celebrating Consitution...

Original post made by El Palo Alto DAR on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 906 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: Stanford pegs Muir as new athletic director

Bernard Muir, director of athletics and recreation services at the University of Delaware, has been selected as Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speed Bumps on N. California Near Jordan Ineffective

I have noticed that the "speed bumps" adjacent to Jordan on N. California are not effective because they allow a car to travel...

Original post made by Concerned School Neighbor on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dcatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Midtown 'elves' to deliver holiday bouquets

Calling themselves the "Midtown elves," residents of Palo Alto 's Midtown neighborhood have launched a grass-roots effort...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:49 pm | 2 comments | 906 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

One way to combat crime

With burglaries on the uptick throughout Palo Alto in 2012, Crescent Park stands out among the most targeted neighborhoods....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Anon., on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:36 am | 3 comments | 905 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15s fall in NorCal State Tournament

The Palo Alto Babe Ruth 15-year-old all-stars will have to battle their way through the consolation bracket if they want...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by James McNitt, on Jul 16, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 905 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E pipeline may have been damaged by backhoe

A PG&E natural gas pipeline that exploded during pressure testing on Sunday afternoon (Nov. 6), causing a mudslide across...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Nov 8, 2011 at 8:49 am | 5 comments | 904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Hwy 101 is closed Sunday morning

Big rig crashed through the center divide in Menlo Park, closing both northbound and southbound lanes. Latest info here:...

Original post made by speeder on Nov. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Why is charleston road closed by train tracks?

Lots of flashing police cars. Street sign says Charleston is closed. Anybody know what's happening?...

Original post made by Michele on Jul. 13, 2012
Last comment by anon, on Jul 13, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Motorcyclist, 80, killed in La Honda crash

An 80-year-old Belmont man died in a motorcycle crash near La Honda on Sunday afternoon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=26452...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Wendy Sager Sorensen, on Aug 15, 2012 at 4:16 am | 4 comments | 904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 904 Views

SPORTS

Shaw agrees to a long-term contract extension

==B Stanford football== Stanford football coach David Shaw will not be bolting to the NFL any time soon, as long as he...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Terrace Antelope, on Dec 19, 2012 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

Bag ban positives Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18711 posted Friday,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 6, 2013 at 9:01 pm | 3 comments | 904 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto seeks new vision for central downtown site

After crashing into a wall of community opposition last year, Palo Alto officials on Monday formally hit the restart button...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on Jun 7, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 12 comments | 904 Views
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