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CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Helicopter and sirens?

Hi All, Any news on what is happening at 7 AM with the helicopter and sirens? Hope no one is hurt. Thanks!...

Original post made by Lu Ellen on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by News, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:13 am | 8 comments | 1231 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Holiday Fund gifts focus on those in need

Beyond the trim, tree-lined streets of Palo Alto are families with children who may not have enough to eat, or adequate clothing...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Give to the weekly, on Nov 24, 2012 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 1499 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Native American remains found in Menlo Park

Native American remains were unearthed by construction crews working in Menlo Park on Tuesday, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 24, 2012 at 1:10 am | 7 comments | 1098 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: PRO: Retain the 50-foot height limit to protect residents

Palo Alto is a built-out city — it is increasingly difficult and expensive to expand public facilities such as schools...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 10:22 pm | 7 comments | 1072 Views

MOVIES

Calculating 'Pi'

Ang Lee has a great laugh. But it's a little nervous on this particular Monday afternoon, as the Oscar-winning director of...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anon., on Nov 23, 2012 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 1975 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Guest Opinion: CON: In today's market, 62 feet is needed downtown

The community is abuzz about the inviolate 50-foot height limit being breached in the AOL (Park Boulevard) and MacArthur...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Nov 23, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 9 comments | 581 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Power outage in south Palo Alto

Briefly yesterday, but for about 30 mins so far this morning. Anyone else? Hope to have a working oven again soon. ...

Original post made by Got juice? on Nov. 22, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 22 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

101 underpass open?

Anybody know if the freeway underpass between S. Palo Alto and the Baylands trail is open? I recall hearing that it was...

Original post made by David on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by David, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ellen Fletcher Legacy Bike Ride - Friday November 23

An American hero, Ellen Fletcher, died on November 7 at age 83. The long-time Palo Alto resident served on the city council...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 23, 2012
There are no comments yet. 990 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto turns down volume at Lytton Plaza

Lytton Plaza, downtown Palo Alto's traditional hub for free speech and impromptu music, will see its volume drop on the weekdays...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Mark Weiss , on Nov 22, 2012 at 11:27 pm | 17 comments | 2513 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Is Palo Alto prepared to deal with the Big One?

BANG! The entire house went dark. I stumbled around my room, disoriented, not knowing what had happened. I looked out the...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2012
Last comment by Bi Ones, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 6 comments | 12066 Views

SPORTS

Shooting woes lead to loss at home, women win on the road

Basketball roundup While the Stanford men struggled with their shooting, dropping a 70-62 decision to visiting Belmont...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Rick Eymer, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Narrow sidewalks

Unlike many people who post here, I have no objection to 3-5 story buildings in the built-up areas around town. But, many...

Original post made by Anon on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shirley Pringle Hensley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 5 comments | 1315 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Topping it off

Construction crews placed the finial atop Hoover Pavilion on Quarry Road Tuesday morning, symbolizing the near-completion...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Nov 22, 2012 at 10:36 am | 9 comments | 4319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hobee's at Town & Country to close

Longtime Palo Alto icon Hobee's California Restaurant will close at Town & Country Village shopping center in January, property...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by j. Rowley, on Nov 22, 2012 at 9:12 am | 93 comments | 9123 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Two men robbed at gunpoint at Foothill College

Two men were robbed at gunpoint Monday morning at Foothill College, a campus spokesman said. According to law enforcement...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chief Ron Levine, on Nov 22, 2012 at 12:54 am | 4 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Replacement for Marie Calendar's Thanksgiving Pies?

Now that the local Marie Calendar's is gone, is there a close replacement for their convenient ordering of Thanksgiving pies...

Original post made by Palo Parent on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Nov 21, 2012 at 8:53 pm | 40 comments | 3222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood tree removal permit withdrawn

The owner of the CitiBank building on the corner of California Avenue and El Camino Real has withdrawn his permit to have...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Alphonso, on Nov 21, 2012 at 8:32 pm | 8 comments | 1737 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Dryer fire damages home on Margarita Avenue

Palo Alto firefighters used a garden hose to extinguish a dryer fire Tuesday afternoon at 1:57 p.m. in the 200 block of Margarita...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's open on Thanksgiving?

Hoping to receive some suggestions for a restaurant open this Thanksgiving...... It will be a sad day, & I don't feel like...

Original post made by mmmmMom on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by mmmmMom, on Nov 21, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 10 comments | 1316 Views
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