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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Groupon to expand its Palo Alto presence

Groupon, a Chicago-based company that specializes in "daily deal" coupons for groups of consumers, is expanding its presence...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by TJ, on Dec 4, 2010 at 3:21 am | 10 comments | 1567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Signal changes make sense

Following the recent fatal accident at the Caltrain tracks and Charleston Road, city officials need to reassess the safety...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by bicycle box, on Apr 30, 2011 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Zumot case on Dateline NBC

Anyone see the Dateline NBC show about the Jennifer Schipsi murder on Friday? I did not follow the trial when it happened,...

Original post made by resident on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jul 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 1567 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

It's 11:40 PM & there's a party outside my bedroom

I can't believe the noise! This Marissa Mayer party tonight is so freaked loud!!! This is a neiborhood lady, go buy a boat...

Original post made by Tired on Addison on Dec. 13, 2014
Last comment by OscarMayerWeiner, on Dec 18, 2014 at 4:23 am | 26 comments | 1567 Views

SPORTS

It's a Big Game scheduling surprise for 2012

==B Stanford football == The Big Game hasn't always been the final game scheduled but it was usually one of Stanford's...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jan 8, 2012 at 6:29 am | 5 comments | 1567 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Why don't people whistle anymore?

I heard something we don't hear very much anymore today. I heard someone tunefully whistling a happy tune while he was going...

Original post made by Whistle ?? on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Jan 26, 2011 at 12:28 am | 5 comments | 1567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green issues take spotlight in Palo Alto Monday

Palo Alto's green goals and achievements will be prominently on display Monday night when the City Council is scheduled to...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 20, 2010 at 9:02 am | 6 comments | 1567 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 | 1567 Views

AROUND TOWN

I Apologize

Hi folks, While growing up in Palo Alto, I met a new classmate in 7th grade at Wilbur (1969?). I admired him from the...

Original post made by Andrew L. Freedman on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Mar 15, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 4 comments | 1567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Armed man robs 7-Eleven in Midtown Palo Alto

An armed, masked man robbed a 7-Eleven store in Palo Alto's Midtown neighborhood early Thursday morning, Palo Alto police...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:23 am | 16 comments | 1566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

What is it with the tracks? Another fatality

5:30 pedestrian dead. Bullet train @ San Antonio, where the bullet flies thru @ 80mph. So sad.Our Paly/MV area seems like...

Original post made by David on Feb. 25, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Feb 25, 2010 at 6:29 pm | 2 comments | 1566 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto street-robbery suspect could face life

A 21-year-old man suspected of at least two armed street robberies in Palo Alto could face a "three strikes" sentence that...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Richard Clark, on Jan 9, 2011 at 8:29 am | 6 comments | 1566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Afghanistani's dictating our laws should be

Afghanistan is telling us what our laws should be......... Around 1,000 people blocked the main highway from Kabul to...

Original post made by JD on Apr. 3, 2011
Last comment by curmudgeon, on Apr 7, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 11 comments | 1566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Democratic National Convention

Within ten minutes of the start of the DNC, there was a woman who spoke who has more military experience than all the Romney...

Original post made by Toni Patterson on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Sep 10, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 15 comments | 1566 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Community Notebook: Exhibit exposes human trafficking

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church will host an exhibit this week that aims to teach the public about global human trafficking....

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Really, on Jan 30, 2013 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 1566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thousands attend 25th annual Moonlight Run

Thousands of eager runners and walkers spent Friday evening at Palo Alto's Baylands Athletic Center for the 25th annual Moonlight...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2009
Last comment by Amy, on Oct 7, 2009 at 9:16 am | 3 comments | 1566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: 'Desire' and 'Prestige'

THE END OF PRESTIGE ... After 57 years as a mainstay in Palo Alto's Town & Country Village shopping center, women's-clothing...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by midtowner, on Jul 25, 2011 at 11:20 am | 4 comments | 1566 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: Vote no on Measure E

Parks are the most valuable and vulnerable lands anywhere. Park dedication protects parkland from government and developer...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Environmentalist, on Oct 8, 2011 at 5:17 pm | 13 comments | 1565 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Why should we care about Cubberley now?

Why should we care about Cubberley now? Read the full guest opinion here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=18959...

Original post made on May. 24, 2013
Last comment by Astronomical costs, on May 25, 2013 at 3:14 pm | 3 comments | 1565 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Nurturing kindness, resilience in middle school

Katherine Baker can relate to the Type A moms in Palo Alto -- she remembers having been one herself. "I wanted everything...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Dauch, on Aug 11, 2012 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1565 Views
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