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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto tries to make 'hackathons' a family affair

Hackers, designers and Silicon Valley technophiles will flood downtown Palo Alto's most prominent gathering spot with food,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 24, 2013 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 8208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nine purported gang members could face death penalty

Alleged members of three East Palo Alto gangs who were indicted for murder with special circumstances in March could face...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by JustMe, on Apr 15, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 6 comments | 8205 Views

RESTAURANTS

Artwork Displayed at Babbo's

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Original post made by Debbie Ford-Scriba on Jun. 21, 2006
Last comment by Betty Anderson, on Jan 4, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 8205 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plan to close Palo Alto animal shelter fizzles

Palo Alto's Animal Services Center may soon become a major financial drain, but a City Council committee agreed at an emotional...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 29, 2012 at 10:28 pm | 63 comments | 8204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Body found in East Palo Alto trailer fire

Menlo Park firefighters fighting a fire at the former and abandoned Romic chemical refinery site found a body in a trailer...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by Samantha L, on Apr 25, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 8202 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council set to adopt new vision for California Avenue

As jackhammers and excavators roar forth with an ambitious and expensive beautification of California Avenue, Palo Alto officials...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Ahem, on Aug 24, 2014 at 11:26 am | 23 comments | 8201 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Anyone else a victim of teen vandalism?

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Original post made by victim on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Parent, on Jan 20, 2007 at 12:51 pm | 13 comments | 8199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly Choirs Sweep Anaheim Heritage Festival Awards

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Original post made by Theresa on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Shannon, on Jan 7, 2009 at 9:52 pm | 10 comments | 8198 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Council candidates make their pitches

A new senior center in south Palo Alto. A completely redeveloped Buena Vista Mobile Home Park. Also, more action, better...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2016
Last comment by Mr Nice Guy, on Sep 26, 2016 at 9:29 pm | 80 comments | 8190 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DA proposes mandatory prison term for sexual-assault crimes

In the wake of widespread outrage over the three months former Stanford University student-athlete Brock Turner will spend...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2016
Last comment by More smears from rapists, on Jun 23, 2016 at 3:15 pm | 30 comments | 8190 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents disturbed by short-cutting tech buses

A seeming invasion of rumbling commuter buses and large shuttles on Downtown North streets has some neighborhood residents...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2015
Last comment by Be Kind PA, on Aug 15, 2015 at 9:49 pm | 41 comments | 8184 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cyclists "taking the lane"

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Original post made by A Woodside resident and cyclist on Aug. 10, 2006
Last comment by Wise man from Menlo Park, on Sep 27, 2006 at 10:52 am | 11 comments | 8184 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Whitney Dafoe: 'When I crash'

Though Whitney Dafoe can no longer speak and cannot write long messages, he wrote a description last December and January...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by margot sis, on Oct 20, 2016 at 2:38 pm | 9 comments | 8181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shop Talk: Boutique hotel coming to downtown

Ten million bucks. That's the price tag to transform the dilapidated Casa Olga in downtown Palo Alto into a boutique hotel....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by free, on Apr 10, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 8179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Smoke from fires coming down peninsula

Smoke from the massive wildfires in In Northern California is now reaching the Bay Area, prompting an alert from public officials...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2015
Last comment by Teacher, on Aug 16, 2015 at 8:12 am | 13 comments | 8178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Donations pour in to thank Palo Alto track guards

An effort to thank the security guards who stand watch at several Palo Alto train crossings started as a hopeful Facebook...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2014
Last comment by A Parent, on Jan 1, 2015 at 7:39 pm | 28 comments | 8174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The inconvenient truth about David Starr Jordan

The Palo Alto Unified School District has formed a committee to review whether Jordan Middle School should be renamed, given...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Mar 4, 2016 at 4:37 pm | 47 comments | 8174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge rodent at 10.30 a.m. walked up my garden

What I thought was an opossum could not be, it had no hair bristles, pinkish gray skin. It was about 16 inches long with...

Original post made by Alice Schaffer Smith on Dec. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charles, on Apr 1, 2011 at 10:49 am | 46 comments | 8172 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Saving Buena Vista

The legal, financial and political obstacles to saving 117 units of low-income housing at the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jerry Underdal, on Feb 13, 2015 at 3:12 pm | 107 comments | 8171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support the Magical Bridge playground at Mitchell Park

Palo Alto Community, Right in time for the holiday season, is a cause which needs your help to become a reality. The...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Chen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 8171 Views
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Save $5 when you register by Monday, July 24

Registration is now open for the 33rd annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run and Walk. This family-friendly event which benefits local nonprofits serving kids and families will take place on Friday, Oct. 6 at the Palo Alto Baylands.

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