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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Private rooftops to generate power for Palo Alto

Private rooftops in Palo Alto could start generating energy for the Palo Alto Utilities Department under a program approved...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by More-Smoke-And-Mirrors, on Mar 7, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 1306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

YAKETY-YAK ... Palo Alto City Council Chambers were deserted Tuesday night by the time the council got to its last agenda...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Jan 25, 2013 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City workers to get 6.3 percent increase

The labor standoff between the City of Palo Alto and its largest employee union concluded this week when workers voted to...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by say what say what say what, on Mar 8, 2014 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Party crasher fires shots at Menlo Park house

A San Jose man was arrested Saturday morning on six counts of attempted murder after he allegedly fired shots at a house...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by even stranger, on Sep 4, 2012 at 7:54 pm | 4 comments | 1306 Views

SPORTS

Two medals for Robinson in state track

Gunn junior Sarah Robinson will have every right to be a little tired on Sunday, after running the equivalent of three miles...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim, on Jun 2, 2013 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Workers on wheels

Sheila Stevens (center) was one of the more than 650 bicyclists who stopped by the energizer station at the California Avenue...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 12, 2011 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

A garden in the concrete jungle

Along a noisy stretch of Middlefield Road, beside Matadero Creek, a refuge from the sun and cement has taken hold. Birdhouses...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 18, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

VIDEO: Vegas comes to Palo Alto

This year's Palo Alto Black & White Ball featured a Vintage Las Vegas theme that included blackjack tables, a poker room...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by willard, on Oct 2, 2012 at 6:28 pm | 1 comment | 1306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial for Ellen Fletcher set for Sunday, Nov. 18

The memorial for Ellen Fletcher, Palo Alto's iconic bicycle advocate and longtime City Councilwoman, will be held Sunday...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 19, 2012 at 9:09 am | 3 comments | 1306 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Mayor Burt's political ambitions

Mayor Burt went all the way to Cancun for a conference (paid his own way which is outstanding), and went to San Diego for...

Original post made by lurking on Dec. 5, 2010
Last comment by Timothy Gray, on Dec 6, 2010 at 10:46 am | 4 comments | 1305 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Simitian to discuss state of education Saturday

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jun 2, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Los Altos police arrest two in separate burglaries

Los Altos police have arrested two men for residential burglaries in separate incidents in the past two days. Police arrested...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Nayeli, on Feb 17, 2012 at 9:31 am | 7 comments | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

$10,000 in eyeglasses stolen in Palo Alto

Burglars stole $10,000 in eyeglasses and sunglasses from a downtown Palo Alto optometrist Thursday, Oct. 11, police said. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2012
Last comment by Roger, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 1305 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto man convicted in ear-biting incident

A Palo Alto man has been convicted of mayhem for biting a man's ear off during a drunken fight over stolen cigarettes outside...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 13, 2014 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto girls earn top seed in Mitty volleyball tournament

==BI Vikings move to No. 4 nationally== If there was any doubt to whether the Palo Alto girls' volleyball team is deserving...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Theresa Carey, on Sep 13, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

James Franco set to co-host the Oscars

Actor and Palo Alto native James Franco will co-host the 83rd Academy Awards on Feb. 27 alongside actress Anne Hathaway,...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by P.A. Native, on Nov 30, 2010 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Joy Robinson: Sympathy in Tibet

I was at lunch in Tsedang, Tibet, having just arrived from the airport at the start of a tour. We were approached by a French...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Quality of life tops neighborhood goals for 2013

New Year's resolutions are as varied as Palo Alto's residents, but for leaders of the city's neighborhood associations, addressing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2013
Last comment by Really anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 3:22 pm | 4 comments | 1305 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Quote of the week

"I don't like holding hard-cover books in my hand anymore — they're too heavy." Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=13945...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by VoxPop, on Nov 20, 2010 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1304 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1304 Views
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