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AROUND TOWN

Election Day energizes Palo Alto voters

Recent elections have been eye-glazing, shoe-gazing affairs for Palo Alto's poll workers -- occasions for pleasure reading,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by rick, on Nov 6, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 6 comments | 1146 Views

AROUND TOWN

City sued over Monroe Park development

A developer building a housing complex at the former site of Palo Alto Bowl, has filed a lawsuit against the city, challenging...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gunn Class of '67, on Jan 26, 2014 at 10:57 am | 17 comments | 1146 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto no Longer a leading city on Peninsula

more evidence here http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_18479741 I just took a walk downtown and saw open, vacant storefronts....

Original post made by What Happened? on Jul. 16, 2011
Last comment by Do we know?, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:58 am | 10 comments | 1145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: New massage rules still not right

In what is becoming almost an amusing struggle between city staff and the City Council, how Palo Alto regulates massage therapists...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2012
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 16, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 3 comments | 1145 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=27703...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Dionne, on Nov 29, 2012 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 1145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Please Don't bulldoze the voters in order to bulldoze our baylands.

Open Letter To the City Council, Redwood City As a resident of Palo Alto, I will be directly impacted by any development...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Apr. 20, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1145 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Psychiatrist who molested boys is jailed

Dr. William Ayres was a former president of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He had treated pediatric...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Aug 8, 2013 at 6:47 pm | 7 comments | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain: Weekend baby bullets a success

Caltrain's experiment with weekend express trains has proven to be a success, according to transit officials. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by commuter, on May 18, 2011 at 9:18 am | 8 comments | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cardinal relay team posts fastest time in the country

==BI Track and field == The Stanford team of sophomores Amy Weissenbach, Kristyn Williams, Claudia Saunders, and fifth-year...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Thomas Williams, on Feb 4, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Censorship and journalism?

I read the post regarding censorship and Mr. Johnson's response (link below). I was surprised at the sudden sense of responsibility...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by ducatigirl, on Oct 25, 2012 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What happened to Gunn construction?

Last year the Gunn High School campus was reconfigured in preparation for a construction project which was to add new classrooms,...

Original post made by Observer on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by palo alto mom, on Aug 15, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 3 comments | 1144 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rumor check: Kidnapping near Greer Park?

My daughter just called to tell me she's afraid to bike home because a friend of hers told her about a kidnapping today near...

Original post made by Mother on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 2, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Incident at Palo Alto Baylands this morning?

Does anyone know what was happening at the Palo Alto baylands this morning around 9am, near to the nature center? There...

Original post made by Dog walker on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Dog walker, on Nov 21, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 1144 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto police call off crime emergency

After three weeks without a shooting, the East Palo Alto Police Department Monday, June 10, announced that it would end the...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by junk, on Jun 22, 2013 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 1144 Views

SPORTS

High School Athletes of the Week

<B>Lucy Tashman Read the full story here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=17979 posted Friday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Finola, on Nov 16, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public Shelter/Emergency Trailer in Palo Alto?

Hi, Is there a public shelter/emergency trailer in Palo Alto in case of am emergency/earthquake? Thx!...

Original post made by mdosh on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 17, 2011 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating cultural diversity

When colorful lion dancers appeared at the Barron Park Association Lunar New Year celebration on Feb. 9, the gathering drew...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by How come?, on Feb 15, 2013 at 7:58 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Neighbors seek to encourage Palo Alto youth

The majority of Palo Alto teens think their neighborhoods are unfriendly, but residents in Midtown say they want to change...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2012
Last comment by terryg, on Mar 28, 2012 at 7:44 am | 7 comments | 1143 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teens make video tutorials for fellow students in 'Club Academia'

A group of Gunn High School students is meeting daily this summer to create academic tutorial videos and boost their new...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by LD student parent, on Jun 21, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 1143 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Thieves steal fire-protection components

Metal thieves who have been stealing copper pipes, wire and brass fittings are targeting fire-department connections on Palo...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Know the facts, on Aug 19, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 1143 Views
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