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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Plans to transform California Avenue win praise

Palo Alto's quest to transform California Avenue into the city's "second downtown" got off to a rough start in 2011, when...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Greg H, on Mar 25, 2013 at 11:45 am | 34 comments | 1137 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Tax time = joy

Is there a hotline to report financial rape by the Franchise Tax Board? ...

Original post made by Chris Zaharias on Mar. 9, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on Mar 14, 2013 at 7:05 pm | 20 comments | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is your family prepared to be without government services for 1 week?

"It's better to be prepared months too early, than just one minute too late!" Visit the free Safety Faire Sunday,...

Original post made by Resident on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Annette, on May 3, 2011 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Downtown parking enforcement eased for holidays

Parking restrictions in Palo Alto's downtown shopping district will be temporarily relaxed through Jan. 1 to allow shoppers...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by jan, on Nov 17, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1137 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 | 1137 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

As Others See Us: An author on Why She Loves Librarians

http://www.earlyword.com/as-others-see-us/ A very nice addition to the literature re: librarians, and public libraries....

Original post made by Library Commissioner on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Me Too, on Nov 26, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 4 comments | 1136 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Where did that bedroom come from?

Walk into any home, and you will find traces of the people living there now, and all of those who have come before. It is...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on May 17, 2011 at 11:05 am | 3 comments | 1136 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Fire damages psychic parlor in Los Altos

Santa Clara County firefighters extinguished a two-alarm fire that damaged a psychic parlor in Los Altos Saturday morning,...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Scoops McKenzie, on Jun 11, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 10 comments | 1136 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto, M-A win openers but Menlo School is eliminated

==B CCS football== Palo Alto and Menlo-Atherton won their respective Central Coast Section football playoff openers on...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by Central P, on Nov 19, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 1136 Views

SPORTS

M-A girls run to PAL cross-country title

==B Weekend prep roundup== Youth didn't translate into inexperience for the Menlo-Atherton girls' cross country as five...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Oct 29, 2012 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 1136 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over last week by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2011
Last comment by Steve C, on Dec 7, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 7 comments | 1136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The 10th "Winter Spare the Air" alert of the season has been issued for Saturday, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 4, 2013 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Doctors: Accused David Lewis killer not competent to stand trial

The accused killer of East Palo Alto community activist David Lewis is not competent to stand trial, according to two court-appointed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2011
Last comment by Resident, on May 29, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Police dragnet at Cowper and Colorado

Any information on the manhunt Thursday evening 7:30 on midtown streets?...

Original post made by Midtowner on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Dec 1, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 6 comments | 1135 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Avenidas salutes community contributors

Six accomplished community members, selected from a list of more than 40, can add being winners of the annual Avenidas Lifetimes...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1135 Views

SPORTS

Former teammates hope to meet as rivals

==B NCAA women's water polo== Pallavi Menon and KK Clark won a pair of Central Coast Section women's water polo titles...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by KPS, on May 11, 2012 at 11:13 am | 2 comments | 1135 Views

SPORTS

CCS finals a fitting finish for senior standouts

The Central Coast Section Swimming Championships is considered as one of the fastest meets in the nation, year in and out....

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Corey Levens, on May 11, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college parcel tax falls short

A majority of Peninsula voters are in favor of a proposed parcel tax that proponents say will bring much needed money to...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2010
Last comment by Local voter, on Nov 26, 2010 at 2:58 pm | 2 comments | 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Pride

It is clear that, while we may often disagree with our city council and employees on many topics, we all have a particular...

Original post made by Elizabeth on Feb. 7, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welch Road to become one-way, one-lane road

Welch Road in Palo Alto is being converted to a one-way, one-lane road between Quarry Road and Pasteur Drive, a change that...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Ugh, on Oct 21, 2011 at 5:35 am | 13 comments | 1135 Views
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