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PALO ALTO ISSUES

City's cell-tower plan meets cool reception from AT&T

A proposal by Palo Alto officials to create a citywide plan for cell towers is unlikely to prevent AT&T from installing dozens...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2012
Last comment by Georgia, on May 6, 2013 at 1:42 pm | 14 comments | 2805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why is an article about a proposed Midtown trail re-posted with no comments allowed?

On May 2nd, the Palo Alto Online editor posted a story about the proposed Matadero Creek trail in Midtown. The story is at: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=&...

Original post made by Midtowner on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by Abelard, on May 6, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mother's Day Blood Drive

Donate blood this Motherís Day, and you could help save a motherís life! Hemorrhage (uncontrolled bleeding) is among...

Original post made by DG on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Plasma user, on May 6, 2013 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 945 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

East Palo Alto shooting seriously injures one

Police in East Palo Alto are investigating a shooting that left one man injured on Saturday night. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Tim, on May 6, 2013 at 6:35 am | 4 comments | 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Regional housing projections called 'excessive'

Palo Alto takes great pride in its ongoing, aggressive efforts to fight climate change and encourage transit use, but a regional...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Longtime Palo Altan, on May 5, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 57 comments | 3249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New PAUSD Bullying Policy Still Not Approved by Federal Government

The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has not approved the PAUSD's proposed bullying policy, per...

Original post made by Curious on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Deep Throat, on May 5, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 22 comments | 2192 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Palo Alto optimistic about police-building proposal

Palo Alto officials remain optimistic about the prospect of building a new police headquarters on Park Boulevard despite...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Gus L., on May 5, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 10 comments | 2522 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain hits car in Mtn. View, halting service and traffic

A Caltrain hit a car at the railroad crossing at Rengstorff Avenue and Central Expressway around 5:30 p.m. evening, May...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on May 5, 2013 at 9:41 am | 4 comments | 1725 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Planting new ideas

Avid backyard gardener Jake Hartinger meanders within the waist-high green forest that sits prominently in the center of...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2011
Last comment by morisson, on May 5, 2013 at 2:33 am | 3 comments | 1361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Weekly, Palo Alto Online named 'best in state'

The Palo Alto Weekly was honored Saturday as best large newsweekly in California and PaloAltoOnline.com as the best news...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2013 at 8:05 pm | 18 comments | 2691 Views

SPORTS

Paly boys, Gunn girls claim league track titles

After both finished the dual-meet seasons with perfect records, the Palo Alto boys and Gunn girls had to back up those performances...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by LaVonna, on May 4, 2013 at 5:25 pm | 1 comment | 7685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoke/Fire in Palo Alto Foothills?

Was there an early morning fire in the Palo Alto foothills near Portola Valley? Los Trancos Road? ...

Original post made by David on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by anon, on May 4, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 3 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

City urged to move Matadero Creek Trail

The proposed Matadero Creek Trail is so disliked by Midtown Palo Alto residents that they have told the city to change the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by parent, on May 4, 2013 at 10:53 am | 1 comment | 788 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Rise of committees divides Palo Alto council

When the Palo Alto City Council prepared to go into a closed-door meeting last week to discuss the future of Cubberley Community...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sunshine, on May 4, 2013 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 827 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Saturday marks Palo Alto's 91st annual May Fete Parade

Palo Alto will celebrate its 91st annual May Fete Children's Parade on Saturday, May 4, beginning at the corner of Emerson...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on May 4, 2013 at 7:52 am | 5 comments | 1808 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Editorial: New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on May 3, 2013 at 8:14 pm | 9 comments | 3449 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain hits car south of Palo Alto station

Just got home and according to my car radio, Caltrain has hit a car south of Palo Alto station. Trains are single tracking...

Original post made by Driver on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Driver, on May 3, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 2 comments | 825 Views

AROUND TOWN

May Fete parade rolling through Palo Alto Saturday

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Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by Rhoda, on May 3, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 19 comments | 3234 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

New committees undermine transparency

Palo Alto Mayor Greg Scharff has just a year as the ceremonial head of the City Council, but in just four months he has made...

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Innovative, on May 3, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Senior-housing project in Palo Alto riles neighbors

An overflowing crowd of Barron Park and Green Acres ll residents vented their frustration with dense housing and traffic...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by Briones Parent, on May 3, 2013 at 1:22 pm | 144 comments | 6475 Views
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