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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two-train breakdown causes hour-long delays

A double breakdown of southbound Caltrain commute trains this morning has caused an hour-long delay throughout the commute...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Mary, on Jul 30, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 19 comments | 3548 Views

SPORTS

USA men crushed by Serbia in World Cup

Stanford grads Tony Azevedo and Peter Varellas did their part by scoring two goals each, but it wasn't close to being enough...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Polo fan, on Jul 30, 2010 at 9:54 am | 6 comments | 3055 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Explosive device detonated behind school

A "homemade explosive device" was detonated at around 10 p.m. Wednesday in a grass field directly behind La Entrada Middle...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by howdy S man, on Jul 30, 2010 at 12:09 am | 15 comments | 3253 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

What would Palo Alto be like if Stanford wasn't our neighbor?

Answer: Pretty boring! Maybe we'd see a people coming to the lovely Stanford Theater, but then, maybe the Stanford Theater...

Original post made by Sierra on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:58 pm | 4 comments | 2655 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Fema remapped the flood zone for palo alto beginning on May 19,2009

Our property was not in flood zone before this new system, now it is mapped as flood zone. My property is located at mid...

Original post made by zzl on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 29, 2010 at 6:51 pm | 5 comments | 3617 Views

SPORTS

Stanford men gain another basketball victory

The NCAA added to self-imposed sanctions by Arizona's men's basketball program on Thursday, vacating 19 wins from the 2007-08...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arizona sucks, on Jul 29, 2010 at 4:06 pm | 1 comment | 3168 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shifting the paradigm of Palo Alto to the world

I'm just another person from Palo Alto working to continue this city's pattern of innovation. I was born and raised here...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Lisa, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:18 pm | 7 comments | 3346 Views

SPORTS

Surprise marathon winner relishes 'incredible' Palo Alto-area trails

It wasn't entirely a fluke that Stanford University graduate student Keith Bechtol ran his very first marathon Sunday --...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by Garden Gnome, on Jul 29, 2010 at 11:46 am | 2 comments | 3567 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dining for health and friendship

Nearly every Monday night a room at Palo Alto's First Baptist Church in Old Palo Alto is transformed into a healthy-eating...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by James Holloway, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 2942 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Lockerbie outrage: What did Brown and Obama know, and when did they know it?

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/africaandindianocean/libya/6076926/Lockerbie-bomber-release-pressure-mounting-on-Gordon-Brown.html There...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:30 pm | 28 comments | 2439 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto ranks third on list of 'top-earning towns'

Palo Alto trails behind Bethesda, Md., and Greenwich, Conn., in CNN Money Magazine's 2010 list of "top-earning towns." Median...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Gene786, on Jul 28, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 6975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

National theater group salutes Pat Briggs

A national children's theater group is honoring Pat Briggs for her 49 years as director of the Palo Alto Children's Theatre....

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by jardins, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:50 pm | 9 comments | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board approves $3.8M in budget cuts

The Palo Alto school board Tuesday approved $3.8 million in cuts, about 2.5 percent of the district's operating budget. The...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2010
Last comment by Erin, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:46 pm | 77 comments | 4874 Views

SPORTS

Howe makes a splash for PASA swim team

Ally Howe has yet to swim a stroke for her new high school team at Sacred Heart Prep, but the 14-year-old already has made...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Nan, on Jul 28, 2010 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 3339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got photos?

Local shutterbugs now have a new way to share their best photos with the public. Palo Alto Online has introduced an online...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2010
Last comment by Teacher Mom, on Jul 28, 2010 at 9:54 am | 6 comments | 3027 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Intensive summer school draws to a close

Nearly 100 high school students are immersed in a new summer-school offering in Palo Alto this year — two-semester...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Anon, on Jul 28, 2010 at 8:57 am | 3 comments | 3053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Altans have mixed views of news trends

Palo Alto historically has been covered by multiple daily newspapers, including the Palo Alto Times (later the Peninsula...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Daniela Sala-Millet, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 3805 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

drill baby drill - new oil spill off Louisiana

At least they have cleanup equipment in the area already. AP news story: http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5goAO1X4EEp6JwVmrPYUu5-o8oqdAD9H7HTQ01...

Original post made by drill baby drill on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by good grief, on Jul 28, 2010 at 7:01 am | 2 comments | 2314 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Green Acres

A safe neighborhood, near many schools Read the full story here http://www.PaloAltoOnline.com/news/show_story.php?id=17705...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by a parent, on Jul 28, 2010 at 1:58 am | 1 comment | 2824 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Reward offered for info about Hoover Park fire

A $2,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction in connection with a July 7 fire that...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Native PA, on Jul 27, 2010 at 9:35 pm | 12 comments | 2820 Views
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