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AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto hotels see rise in occupancy

After a two-year slump, Palo Alto's hotels appear to be filling up again -- a welcome sign for city officials who have seen...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by not in denial, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 1671 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike helmets need to be purchased every 3 years?

As we were choosing a new bike helmet for my daughter, a customer told us styrofoam breaks down so helmets need to be purchased...

Original post made by Mom of 3 on Jun. 16, 2013
Last comment by Mom of 3, on Jun 18, 2013 at 11:21 pm | 9 comments | 1670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Electronics, jewelry taken in four burglaries

Electronics and jewelry were taken in four residential burglaries during daylight hours in Palo Alto Tuesday (Jan. 24), Wednesday...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by WOW, on Feb 25, 2012 at 10:46 pm | 24 comments | 1670 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teen assaulted with bat while defending mother

A 17-year-old boy was struck several times with a baseball bat in Palo Alto after he defended his mother from crude sexual...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 7, 2012 at 1:07 pm | 8 comments | 1670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wanted: Disaster First Responders

The Palo Alto Fire Departmentís Office of Emergency Services still has room in its five-week, 20-hour Community Emergency...

Original post made by Paul on Sep. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1670 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 | 1670 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Stanford Hospital makes top-45 hospital list

A national group of large employers has listed Stanford Hospitals & Clinics as among the top 45 health care institutions...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Dec 5, 2009 at 8:01 am | 2 comments | 1669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighborhood group hosts crime-prevention class

Seeking to teach residents to make safe choices if confronted by a robber or burglar, the Palo Alto Neighborhoods (PAN) group...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on Mar 21, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 4 comments | 1669 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

HP pledges $25 million to Children's Hospital

HP will give $25 million to Lucile Packard Children's Hospital over the next decade, as well as develop a research initiative...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by PA resident, on May 3, 2011 at 11:26 am | 5 comments | 1669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man to face murder charge in 1995 stabbing

A man accused of murdering a teenage mother in front of her 2-year-old daughter more than 15 years ago appeared in a San...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by Anon., on Oct 15, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 3 comments | 1669 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto Weekly's Holiday Fund campaign kicks off

From after-school tutoring to desperately needed food, the Palo Alto Weekly Holiday Fund has helped local nonprofit organizations...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nora Charles, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 34 comments | 1669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

America's Fight for Uganda

In recent days, months, and years, many Americans and American organizations continue to fight for peace and for the safety...

Original post made by james on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Yup, on Sep 27, 2009 at 7:02 am | 2 comments | 1669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

California controller: State will run out of cash before April

Here we go again. http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14249833?source=rss . At what point do we understand that this state...

Original post made by John on Jan. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1669 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saving bees

The seemingly ubiquitous honeybee has been fighting an uphill battle for survival since the late 1980s, according to Allen...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 13, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Knife-wielding man robs Palo Alto Goodwill

A Santa Clara man was arrested in Palo Alto Monday afternoon minutes after allegedly robbing a Goodwill store and threatening...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2010
Last comment by chuck, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 12 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Medical breakthrough gives resident back his life

Palo Alto resident Alfred Bostic struggled with debilitating epilepsy for 62 years -- until a single operation at Stanford...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Too much traffic, on Aug 23, 2011 at 11:18 am | 3 comments | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: The economics of downtown parking

A Planning and Community Environment Department study that will be reviewed by the City Council Sept. 12 shows that despite...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by chris, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:35 pm | 7 comments | 1669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Capitol Steps Concert Benefits Gunn Robotics

The Capitol Steps, America's award-winning musical political satirists, return to the Bay Area for two performances, Sunday,...

Original post made by Jamie Jarvis on Oct. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1668 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Unruly Peninsula Creamery patron arrested

A Peninsula Creamery patron was arrested Sunday night after grabbing a waitress and punching two other customers who tried...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by tip, on May 5, 2011 at 3:02 am | 5 comments | 1668 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

obsesity is the core cause of American's broken health care system?

"Obesity's not just dangerous, it's expensive. New research shows medical spending averages $1,400 more a year for an obese...

Original post made by overweight on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by overweight, on Jul 28, 2009 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 1668 Views
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