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AROUND TOWN

Wisteria gone wild

A massive batch of wisteria blooms in front of a house in the Palo Alto Orchards neighborhood of Palo Alto. ==B Photo by...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 10, 2009 at 1:46 am | 5 comments | 1879 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

ShopTalk: Ming's still open, downtown retail moves out

Ming's isn't closing as planned, as construction has been delayed, and two prime retail spaces in downtown Palo Alto are...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2014
Last comment by Palo Alto Native, on Jun 22, 2014 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Building a city, one block at a time

Xander Hughes, a third-grader with a knack for engineering and constructing elaborate Lego structures, is one of 48 elementary-school...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Parent Alum, on May 27, 2009 at 12:10 am | 3 comments | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Green' plans for Ohlone, Garland unveiled

A rooftop garden, a "naturalistic play area" and "daylight harvesting" are among features of proposed new construction at...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by OhlonePar, on Jun 4, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 9 comments | 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New day care center to open near Baylands

Seeking to accommodate a ballooning student population, Palo Alto officials swiftly and enthusiastically approved on Monday...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by a parent of Mustard Seed, on Jan 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 10 comments | 1878 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Small grass fire smokes up Foothills Park

A small but smokey grass fire in the Wild Horse Valley area of Palo Alto Foothills Park blackened less than a quarter acre...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 6, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 2 comments | 1878 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto in unique position as it begins defense of state title

One way to look at the Central Coast Section football playoffs is that it's a new season, a chance to correct the flaws from...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Paly Parent x3, on Nov 18, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How are we going to pay this year after year?

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/toby_harnden/blog/2009/02/26/25_57348__what_barack_obamas_budget_will_cost_each_taxpayer Ok,...

Original post made by Perspective on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pesrpective, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 1878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Earth on the Brink of an Ice Age!

Earth on the brink of an Ice Age! MOSCOW, Russia - January 11, 2009 - The earth is now on the brink of entering...

Original post made by food for thought on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Perspective, on Apr 11, 2009 at 7:17 am | 6 comments | 1878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Bank Lending Decrease 23% Since T.A.R.P.

The American people have been sold a lie. Obama said that billions of taxpayer money had to be thrown to the banks so they...

Original post made by David Gristen on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by David, on Apr 21, 2009 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 1878 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Boething Environmental Lecture, May 7th

2009 Boething Lecture Dan Nepstad of the Moore Foundation “Steps toward a Global Framework for Managing the Land...

Original post made by Peggy Vas Dias on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Apr 30, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

34 new cases of swine flu in Santa Clara County

The number of new swine flu (H1N1) cases has nearly doubled in Santa Clara County, according to a June 1 report from the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by A Palo Alto parent, on Jun 4, 2009 at 7:04 am | 10 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Edgewood Eats!

Wow, what a fantastic community gathering tonight at Edgewood Plaza. It was great to walk with my neighbors to enjoy the...

Original post made by Diana on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by a, on Sep 15, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 4 comments | 1878 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Utility rate increases are not a "done deal"

Increases in utility rates are not a "done deal" even if the media and city council want you to believe that they are. We...

Original post made by Resident on May. 5, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto process

I'm generally a lurker in these forums, and I've noticed a lot of complaints (which I usually agree with) about the Palo...

Original post made by palo altan on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Paul, on Jul 13, 2009 at 10:35 am | 18 comments | 1877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto: A city where trees make news

For living things that grow slowly and mostly just stand around, trees in Palo Alto have been making big news locally --...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jacqueline Yetzotis, on Jan 30, 2010 at 1:13 am | 1 comment | 1877 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Letters

Parking prosperity Read the letter to the editor here http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=14882 posted...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Bryan Long, on May 16, 2011 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 1877 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

donations drying up for Caltrain crossing guard program

Vic Ojakian donates $100 and asks other parents to do the same. Story in the Mercury-News: http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_14362855...

Original post made by Steve on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Mom, on Feb 19, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 3 comments | 1877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

another armed robbery in Mountain View last night

7-Eleven robbed on Saturday night. Customers as well as the cash register were robbed. Palo Alto police helped to catch...

Original post made by Bill on Jan. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1877 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Caltrain behind by 30 minutes after breakdown

A broken-down train is causing Caltrain delays of up to 30 minutes this morning, Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by new Caltrain equipment, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:30 am | 3 comments | 1877 Views
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