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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Library Renovations

To whom it may concern: I was shocked and outraged to read in last week's Palo Alto weekly that the plans for the renovations...

Original post made by Cherie Long on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by It seems to me, on Dec 6, 2010 at 6:50 am | 17 comments | 1509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

A growing problem

From the air, the marijuana garden resembled a meandering trail of fluorescent green blotches snaking between canopies on...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Sporting, on Sep 14, 2009 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

City tries to keep retail on Emerson Street block

For a glimpse of downtown Palo Alto's changing fortunes, one need look no further than the 600 block of Emerson Street, where...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Stan Hutchings, on Mar 6, 2013 at 3:43 pm | 6 comments | 1509 Views

SPORTS

M-A 11-12s advance but two Palo Alto all-star teams eliminated

==B Little League baseball== Bret Rodrigues and David Farnham each hit home runs to spark Menlo-Atherton to a 5-2 win...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eric, on Jul 1, 2011 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1509 Views

SPORTS

Paly baseball clinches title tie, earns No. 1 playoff seed

==B Wednesday's prep roundup== Two swings of the bat handed the Palo Alto baseball team a victory, a championship and...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by FreddyFan, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:24 am | 1 comment | 1509 Views

SPORTS

Stanford suffers through a night to forget in Tallahassee

UPDATE: Saturday's game rained out. The series will continue at 4 p.m. Sunday, with a game Monday if necessary == Brian...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Jan Claire, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

License-plate readers to help fight crime in EPA

East Palo Alto police will soon have two vehicle license-plate readers to cut down on stolen vehicles and find wanted criminals,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by NotDrivingNow, on Nov 19, 2010 at 10:39 am | 2 comments | 1509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Diridon could be on track back to rail board

Rod Diridon is taking his recent dismissal from the California High Speed Rail Authority board of directors with a philosophic...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Paine IV, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:20 am | 13 comments | 1509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Editorial: Renewable energy bill a big win for Simitian, state

Long a devout and successful proponent of alternative energy, Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, hit the jackpot this week when...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by hate it, on May 1, 2011 at 10:29 am | 6 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home ownership among Asians increases in Bay Area

According to the Wall Street Journal, "the 10 most common surnames among Bay Area home buyers last year were Vietnamese,...

Original post made by wsj on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Feb 11, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 5 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fatal Dumbarton crash victim was from Palo Alto

A Palo Alto man has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on the Dumbarton Bridge on Tuesday (June 14), according...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 17, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 13 comments | 1509 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

45% Say Cancel Rest of Stimulus Spending

From pollster Rasmussen Reports: "Forty-five percent (45%) of Americans say the rest of the new government spending authorized...

Original post made by Jarred on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Sharon, on Jun 13, 2009 at 5:58 pm | 6 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is Walter E. Wallis?

Walter E. Wallis. Long time poster from a view point atypical of Palo Alto. Does anyone know what happened to him? ...

Original post made by Outside Observer on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Dec 23, 2012 at 12:45 am | 9 comments | 1508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen shot by pellet gun in East Palo Alto robbery

A 16-year-old boy was shot in the face with a pellet gun during an armed robbery in East Palo Alto on Monday night, according...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by carpo, on Sep 24, 2013 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn HS Athletic Achievements

Congratulations to the 2010-11 Gunn Athletes! 11 CCS Individual Champions: Erin Robinson (Track & Field), Stefan Weidemann...

Original post made by gunns ok on Jun. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain vs. car at Charleston Rd at 5pm today

Heard a report of Caltrain hitting a car at Charleston Road around 5pm today....

Original post made by commuter on Apr. 15, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Open Space District buys threatened frog habitat

A population of federally threatened red-legged frogs now has a protected home, after the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Mar 21, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 9 comments | 1507 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Daytime shooting victim probably shot self

A 19-year-old man injured in a shooting in East Palo Alto Friday afternoon probably shot himself, police Chief Ronald Davis...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by That User Name is already, on May 20, 2013 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion cited -- at Peet's Coffee & Tea

Palo Alto police cited a mountain lion Thursday for violating the city's sit-lie ordinance, but the big cat claims he was...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2011
Last comment by Ana Majnooneh , on Apr 2, 2011 at 1:24 am | 13 comments | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oaks well-armed with Matt Campbell

Two years away from a milestone 30th birthday, Matt Campbell has no aspirations of being a Major League Baseball player....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Alice N., on Aug 10, 2012 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1507 Views
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