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The top videos of 2011

 

Palo Alto Online posted an array of videos throughout 2011, from breaking news to feature stories. The 10th anniversary of 9/11, closure of Palo Alto Bowl and Palo Alto High School's "Parade of Champions" were among the subjects featured in Palo Alto Online videos over the past year. Here are some of the top videos from 2011:

Final strike for Palo Alto Bowl

Fans of Palo Alto Bowl talk about their memories as the alley prepares to shutter for good. Watch video

Sept. 11 remembered

Midpeninsula residents share their stories of heartbreak and hope on 10th anniversary of 9/11. Watch video

Egrets and herons, oh my!

Snowy egrets are flocking to the Palo Alto Baylands this spring, building nests high in the trees. Watch video

May Fete Parade rolls through downtown Palo Alto

Highlights from the 89th annual May Fete Children's Parade through downtown Palo Alto. Watch video

Rally for the Planet

Highlights from the Earth Day "Rally for the Planet" event on April 22, 2011, at JLS Middle School in Palo Alto. Watch video

Giants' World Series trophy rolls through Palo Alto

Scores of San Francisco Giants fans descend on Lytton Plaza in Palo Alto to catch a glimpse of the Giants 2010 World Series trophy. Watch video

Paly's state championship teams honored

Highlights from the historic "Parade of Champions" through downtown Palo Alto Jan. 8, 2011. The parade was held to honor the state champion Palo Alto High School football and volleyball teams. Watch video

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