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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Fiber fanatics

Piles of fabric scraps — from 4-inch squares to half-yard swaths — beckon from a large table, where they've been...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2010
Last comment by barri, on Jan 10, 2010 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

World Music Day returns

The streets of downtown Palo Alto will be alive with music this Sunday, as the city marks its sixth annual Palo Alto World...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Jun 17, 2014 at 12:36 am | 4 comments | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sustainable seating

Colorful benches made from recycled propane tanks, on loan from East Bay artist Colin Selig, were installed at the corners...

Original post made on May. 7, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Apr 16, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 9 comments | 2754 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Asian dust cloud reaches Bay Area today

A giant high-altitude cloud of desert dust and urban pollutants from China will reach the Bay Area today. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by YSK, on Mar 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 26 comments | 2753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Strike at 'den of Western decadence'

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Original post made by Sharon on Sep. 21, 2008
Last comment by Paul, on Sep 22, 2008 at 5:56 pm | 19 comments | 2753 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Letterman: "You don't suspend your campaign. This doesn't smell right. This isn't the way a tested hero behaves."

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Original post made by Letterman's miffed on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Not So Fast There, on Sep 24, 2008 at 10:34 pm | 3 comments | 2753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Volunteers haul tons of junk from creeks

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Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by A long time resident, on Sep 23, 2008 at 2:14 am | 2 comments | 2753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town

A PERFECT MATCH? ... The intricate courtship between Palo Alto and Yangpu, a district within Shanghai, started to get serious...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Janet F, on Dec 15, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2753 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Former Woodside coach faces prison

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Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Oct 14, 2008 at 2:39 pm | 2 comments | 2752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New El Camino hotel approved by commission

An ambitious proposal to replace Palo Alto Bowl with a four-story hotel and 26 new houses received tentative support from...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Daniel Mart, on Aug 6, 2009 at 2:09 am | 17 comments | 2752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

In wake of recent crimes, Palo Alto police may consider public surveillance

The Jan. 23 home-invasion robbery of an elderly Palo Alto couple was the flashpoint for a public meeting that focused on...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Diff'rent Strokes, on Feb 9, 2014 at 6:30 pm | 3 comments | 2752 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto police focusing on distracted drivers

Palo Alto police will be extra vigilant this month in citing drivers who are texting or using hand-held phones behind the...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2011
Last comment by scam, on Apr 10, 2011 at 9:21 am | 27 comments | 2752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Saddened by the treatment of Eight Belles

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Original post made by Former BayMeadows Lover on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by joe, on May 5, 2008 at 9:46 am | 2 comments | 2752 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

McCain playing the "I'm outraged" card

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Original post made by The Real Sharon on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by The Real Sharon, on Oct 14, 2008 at 10:10 am | 22 comments | 2752 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign to expand Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo raises $25M

A proposal to transform the Palo Alto Junior Museum and Zoo into a more spacious, safe and whimsical habitat for humans and...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2017
Last comment by Palo Altan, on Feb 13, 2017 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2752 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community honors 'Lifetimes of Achievement'

Taking in 21 foster children, chairing the Stanford University Board of Trustees and serving on the school board are among...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by George Browning, on Feb 6, 2009 at 5:20 pm | 1 comment | 2751 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Debate on Measure R firefighters' proposal Oct. 6

A pro-and-con debate of Palo Alto's Measure R -- which would mandate voter approval for any cutback in Fire Department staffing...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by so, on Oct 8, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 32 comments | 2751 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Back to school in July

Nearly 150 Palo Alto elementary and middle-school teachers returned to school Monday for an optional four-day "summer institute...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Maybe this will help, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 2751 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Flasher exposes himself to woman in Palo Alto

A man who exposed himself to a Palo Alto woman might have returned to her residence to photograph her, police said on Friday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by maybee, on Jul 27, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 5 comments | 2751 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's bowl game possibilities looking good

Good afternoon and welcome to the college football show we like to call "What Happens If." It's really rather simple. We...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by beat Cal!, on Nov 19, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 2751 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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