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Riley helping to lead New Zealand to new soccer heights

Ali Riley hasn't had much time to visit her old stomping grounds. Playing for the New Zealand national women's team takes...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Peter Petroski, on Oct 28, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween in Palo Alto

How do Palo Alto residents with kids celebrate Halloween? Do they go out trick-or-treating? Where? In their neighbourhood?...

Original post made by Zoya on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Mom, on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:23 pm | 49 comments | 8699 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents ask for safer West Bayshore Road

More than 40 Palo Alto residents are petitioning the city to add a bike lane or sidewalk along a dangerous stretch of West...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 3919 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: A good bridge approach

By the time the Palo Alto and East Palo Alto City Councils decide on what to do with the old Newell Road bridge, it may be...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:39 pm | 47 comments | 25725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Strategizing for success

Prices are exploding and days on market diminishing, but there are fewer houses offered for sale. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Oct 27, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 2979 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Paycheck-fairness bill introduced by Eshoo

Fifty years after a fair-wage bill became law, women still earn just 77 cents for every dollar a man makes for doing equal...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Enforce, enforce, enforce, on Oct 27, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 16 comments | 3920 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters to the editor

A shot at the wrong target Read the letters to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2013/10/25/letters-to-the-editor...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 27, 2013 at 8:57 am | 5 comments | 8313 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Costumes, carnivals and concerts

Ready to get spooked? In a nice way, that is. Halloween events in the Palo Alto area tend to be more friendly than frightening,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2279 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New battles loom over 'planned community' developments

With residents in Barron Park and Green Acres up in arms against a planned housing complex on Maybell Avenue, their counterparts...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 20 comments | 6682 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Modernist building gets approval, mixed reception

Everyone agrees that the latest downtown development to win approval from Palo Alto's architectural board will bring an eye-catching...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Oct 26, 2013 at 9:32 pm | 26 comments | 28963 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Making the condo jump

The way Peter Giovannotto sees it, choosing a condominium over a single-family home isn't a matter of square footage -- or...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Back in the Day, on Oct 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 3 comments | 2931 Views

AROUND TOWN

Halloween events include carnivals, contests

Some neighbors may keep their porch lights off, but local ghosts, goblins and Disney princesses need not despair. This weekend,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Midtown Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1718 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Around Town

<B><B>SIGNS OF THE TIMES ... </B>With just days left until the big vote, the two sides in Palo Alto's bitter Measure D debate...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 26, 2013 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 898 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City to step in on Palo Alto summer school

Palo Alto recreation officials say they're looking to expand city youth programs next summer to help compensate for the expected...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by straight record, on Oct 26, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 4126 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Altans build field for fallen officer

More than seven years after East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was shot and killed while on duty, members of the Rich...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by speaktruth, on Oct 26, 2013 at 10:27 am | 3 comments | 2539 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Former Paly student, horse fan dies from fall exercising polo horse

Ariel Shaker, 21, a 2005 graduate of Palo Alto High School and a horse enthusiast since she was 8, was pronounced dead Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Roxanne Pinto, on Oct 26, 2013 at 2:19 am | 16 comments | 5297 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Google buses for everyone - public transportation that works.

At last, innovative public transportation for everyone that has a realistic approach to getting commuters to where they work...

Original post made by Resident on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 847 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Buena Vista owner hits another snag

The owner of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park must go back and further revise his plan for compensating the residents who would...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Vote AGAINST D, on Oct 25, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 37 comments | 17582 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Forty years later, updating open space vision

From virtually anywhere on the Midpeninsula, Windy Hill's unique treeless contours dominate the Skyline ridge and provide...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Dan, on Oct 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 20 comments | 6787 Views

SPORTS

Gunn girls capture SCVAL golf tourney title over Palo Alto

Gunn made some history by becoming the first team champion of the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League girls' golf tournament...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by sue, on Oct 25, 2013 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 1769 Views
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King of the Slides
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Finger Food and a Blood Lite?
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Subverting open, fair and honest debate (Measure D)
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The Future of our Parks: Public Workshops this Week
By Cathy Kirkman | 0 comments | 659 views