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AROUND TOWN

JJ&F: A sad farewell and an object lesson

The impending closure of the JJ&F Food Store in central Palo Alto's College Terrace/California Avenue area marks a sad departure...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
Last comment by Fred Balin, on Dec 5, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto residents honor veterans with gifts

Carrie Manley leaned toward U.S. Army veteran Doug Tharp's hospital bed at the VA Palo Alto Spinal Cord Injury Center, the...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by Carrie Manley, on Dec 5, 2011 at 3:27 pm | 9 comments | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

The people behind the puppets

TheatreWorks' "The Great Pretender" brings audiences behind the scenes at a long-running children's television show (think...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Long time theatre lover, on Jul 18, 2014 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1802 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Review of Taser use is timely and necessary

No fatalities have occurred from the seven instances in which Palo Alto police officers have used Tasers to help subdue or...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2009
Last comment by bill, on Dec 23, 2009 at 10:22 pm | 12 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Ruling on Palo Alto sit-lie ordinance looms

Attorneys for longtime panhandler Victor Frost and the City of Palo Alto wrangled in court on Thursday afternoon over the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Jan 18, 2010 at 10:00 pm | 12 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

VIDEO: VolunTEENS, Part 2

Filmmaker Carolina Moraes-Liu presents a monthly series of videos focusing on how teenagers in Palo Alto are finding ways...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by resident, on Apr 18, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 17 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto prepares for storms, potential outages

The City of Palo Alto Utilities department has organized a 24-hour control center and stand-by crews to help residents weather...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by low tech, on Nov 30, 2012 at 8:33 am | 8 comments | 1801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools and turning 18

Today's incident involving an 18 year old student at Gunn makes me wonder how the schools treat our children once they...

Original post made by Paly Parent on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 8, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 8 comments | 1801 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Greenfield's clutch effort makes Stanford's night sparkle

==BI Pac-12 tournament == Taylor Greenfield scored a career-high 20 points to help the 19th-ranked Stanford women's basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2015
Last comment by John, on Mar 9, 2015 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1801 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Power restored at Stanford's core campus

A storm-related power outage hit virtually the entire core campus of Stanford University this morning, disrupting classes,...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Enough, on Jan 19, 2010 at 4:54 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

2011 'Lifetimes of Achievement' honorees announced

A former mayor, a career-development expert, an environmental and education volunteer, a gifted speaker, a voter advocate...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2011
Last comment by Bill Burch, on Feb 4, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tenants win suit against Page Mill Properties

Page Mill Properties, East Palo Alto's biggest landlord, suffered a legal setback Tuesday when a San Mateo County judge granted...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 6, 2009 at 1:18 am | 3 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner identifies Sept. 2 plane crash victims

The third victim from Thursday's plane crash into the Redwood Shores lagoon that killed all three passengers aboard has been...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Sep 8, 2010 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

He can see for miles

Some parents might have reservations upon hearing that their son, fresh out of high school, had decided to pursue his dream...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by So Lucky, on Mar 16, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 1801 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police arrest man, 75, for threats over aerobics class

A 75-year-old man who was angry about noise from an aerobics class was arrested on Wednesday, July 10, for allegedly threatening...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Meredith, on Jul 14, 2013 at 10:23 pm | 12 comments | 1801 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Economy's silver lining: Lower bids for Palo Alto

The deepening recession may be walloping Palo Alto's revenues and threatening its services, but it is also allowing city...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 1, 2009 at 9:03 pm | 3 comments | 1800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Disaster Photo Ops

If your daughter was buried under Hatian wreckage, what would rather see landing at the one operable airport, a load of supplies...

Original post made by Walter_E_Wallis on Jan. 16, 2010
Last comment by Kevin, on Jan 17, 2010 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 1800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

net neutrality: modern democracy or communist plot?

Everyone from President Obama to Al Franken to Consumer Reports have been pushing for network neutrality lately. Content...

Original post made by net user on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Walter_E_Wallis, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:15 am | 7 comments | 1800 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto seeks to bolster tenant protection

As East Palo Alto braces for a new landlord to take over more than 1,800 housing units, city officials are considering changing...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Westsider, on Dec 28, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 16 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumot's friend recalls night before fatal fire

Shortly after Bulos Zumot blew out the candles on his birthday cake at the DishDash Restaurant in Sunnyvale, he found himself...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jwoody, on Jan 6, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 10 comments | 1800 Views
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