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ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto skate park reopens

A ceremony was held at 1:30 p.m., March 28, to mark the reopening of the 5,000-square-foot skate park at Bell Street Park...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Angela, on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:21 pm | 4 comments | 2031 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Alleged drunken driver strikes man, plows into home

A Palo Alto man was arrested on suspicion of felony drunken driving after he allegedly hit an employee of a moving company...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by dan, on Apr 3, 2013 at 8:42 pm | 26 comments | 1736 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Obama In Town, Open Your Wallets Please

Obama's coming to the Bay Area to reap millions of dollars from the rich in order to fund opposition to a pipeline construction...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Apr 3, 2013 at 7:48 pm | 16 comments | 976 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto moves to support same-sex marriage

Palo Alto officials enthusiastically jumped into the national debate over same-sex marriage on Monday night when they passed...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm | 59 comments | 1728 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Planned dog park in north Palo Alto hits a snag

Palo Alto's plan to give residents in the north part of the city their first dog park is now in limbo after officials learned...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Just as Well, on Apr 3, 2013 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 1047 Views

SPORTS

Change in Wisdom offers new life to track career

Academics and athletics are cornerstones of the Stanford experience. But equally important to some scholar-athletes is a...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Apr 3, 2013 at 11:24 am | 4 comments | 1172 Views

SPORTS

Stanford's Ogwumike a first-team All-American

Stanford junior forward Chiney Ogwumike was named to the 2013 Associated Press All-America First Team on Tuesday in a vote...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 3, 2013 at 10:58 am | 1 comment | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Embarcadero underpass to be Vikings' realm

The Embarcadero Road tunnel underpass next to Palo Alto High School may soon look a lot like Viking territory. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 3, 2013 at 9:54 am | 88 comments | 819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto struggles to find the meaning of 'benefit'

Philosophers may rack their brains over the meaning of life, but for Palo Alto's developers, neighborhood leaders and elected...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by lost, on Apr 3, 2013 at 6:48 am | 48 comments | 3128 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Local news not being reported - flood control measure approved

I heard on the radio about the City Council approving some flood control measures last night at the meeting and have come...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 2, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 5 comments | 906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chopper?

Anyone know what the deal is with the helicopter currently hovering over the Addison School area?...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by anonymouse, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:19 pm | 5 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rattlesnakes biting in record numbers in Santa Clara County

Rattlesnakes are biting people in record numbers throughout California, according to Stuart Heard, executive director of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 2, 2013 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2453 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Legal demand shuts down Edgewood Eats

An attorney's letter citing several City of Palo Alto ordinances has shut down the popular food-truck event Edgewood Eats. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 2, 2013 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 859 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto City Manager set to receive 25% raise in supplemental retirement income

No, this is not an "April Fools" joke, except perhaps one foisted upon the taxpayers and employees of the City of Palo Alto....

Original post made by The Shadow Knows on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by The Shadow Knows, on Apr 2, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 8 comments | 3733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help Miki's Mkt Employees & Other 'Gap Households"

Neighbors Helping Neighbors - Provides Groceries to Gap Households RE: MIKI's Market Employees Who Live in Palo Alto ...

Original post made by Neighbors Helping Neighbors on Mar. 31, 2013
Last comment by Neighbors Helping Neighbors, on Apr 2, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ClimateOne zings PA on housing

From the March 22 ClimateOne podcast. Gabriel Metcalf, the Executive Director of San Francisco Planning and Urban Research...

Original post made by Steve Raney on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by as is, on Apr 2, 2013 at 8:23 am | 16 comments | 1186 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Three arrested for burglaries in Palo Alto garage

Three San Francisco residents were arrested in downtown Palo Alto on Tuesday night and charged with smashing and burglarizing...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:08 pm | 29 comments | 1772 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to ban smoking at all small parks

More than half of Palo Alto parks would become smoke-free zones under a law change that a City Council committee abruptly...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Annette, on Apr 1, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 39 comments | 4339 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

San Jose man charged with robberies in Palo Alto

A man who police believe used a handgun to rob stores and banks throughout the region, including a Walgreens and a bank in...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gonzo, on Apr 1, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 10 comments | 1518 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tesla announces first-quarter profitability

Tesla Motors today announced March 31 that it will achieve profitability in the first quarter after selling more of its Model...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2013
Last comment by John is Right, on Apr 1, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 15 comments | 965 Views
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