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AROUND TOWN

The walls came a-tumblin' down

Palo Alto Bowl, the city's last bowling alley, started falling to demolition crews Monday, April 23. The 60-year-old establishment...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Brian Guth-Pasta, on Apr 25, 2012 at 9:50 am | 3 comments | 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Neighborhood story: Pooling their resources

Pesky ponding after a heavy rain may become a problem of the past for residents of the Southgate neighborhood. The City of...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2012
Last comment by Searing-For-Those-Pesky-Ponds, on Aug 19, 2012 at 8:27 pm | 3 comments | 986 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Joe Simitian breast cancer law

I just read that our state senator Joe Simitian is proposing a breast cancer diagnosis law. Is this really something...

Original post made by survivor on Jun. 4, 2011
Last comment by pamom, on Jun 4, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 4 comments | 985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

On Deadline: Can Ping-Pong help bridge neighborhood cultural diversity?

Palo Alto's new mayor, Yiaway Yeh, is enthusiastically planning ways to bridge the cultural-diversity gap in Palo Alto neighborhoods,...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2012
Last comment by diversity, on Feb 21, 2012 at 10:25 am | 3 comments | 985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Arastradero Preserve eyed for tree influx

When it comes to trees, the golf course's loss may be Arastradero Preserve's gain. As Palo Alto looks for ways to mitigate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Craig Laughton, on Jul 26, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 8 comments | 985 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

East Palo Alto construction worker dies after fall

A construction worker who died after a fall at a home under construction has been identified as Jose Plancarte, 51, of East...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2012
Last comment by roberto garcia, on Dec 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 985 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Bowl and City Council: Sick of it All!

Palo Alto Mayor Sid Espinoza is a very cool individual; those who are fortunate enough to have met him would most definitely...

Original post made by Daniel Mart on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by CrunchyCookie, on Oct 9, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 3 comments | 985 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parks and Rec Commission recommends Pedestrian/Bike Path for Main Library

On Oct 25 the Parks and Recreation Commission considered two options for connecting the Main Library and Art Center as part...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by 450 feet, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:42 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto eyes three new schools at Cubberley

Palo Alto would build three new schools at Cubberley Community Center as part of a new concept that top city and school officials...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Mom, on Apr 6, 2012 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

PALO ALTO ONLINE Staff STATE WHY YOU CENSOR!

As soon as topic is interesting, important, or drawing relevant comments eg. Bullying, The school district, rankings, etc....

Original post made by DT on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by musical, on Apr 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 984 Views

SPORTS

Madsen set for induction into Pac-12 hoop Hall of Honor

Former standout Mark Madsen will be honored as Stanford's representative for induction into this year's Pac-12 Men's Basketball...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by John, on Mar 12, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 984 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

School calendar, student data, on board agenda

The Palo Alto Board of Education tonight will discuss upcoming changes to the academic calendar, the "disproportionate" number...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on Apr 24, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 3 comments | 983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

City Council members to fight massive buildings?

Which city council members running for election are interested in enforcing regulations and not allowing huge blocky construction...

Original post made by Michele on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jan H., on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Duveneck / St. Francis

Barbara Wolfe and her husband Elliott wanted to settle down after moving around the country for many years, and after one...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jean, on Apr 25, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 3 comments | 983 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Man faces murder charge in hit-and-run fatality

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office has filed charges including murder and assault with a deadly weapon against...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by daniel, on Apr 5, 2012 at 11:22 am | 4 comments | 983 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Victim stable after East Palo Alto shooting

A man was shot in the head in East Palo Alto during a drive-by shooting Wednesday night, according to police. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2013
Last comment by Shannon's Sister, on Apr 13, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 4 comments | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

A final tribute to Coach Parks

When former Menlo-Atherton High football coach Ben Parks passed away in his sleep on Aug. 19 at age 77, there was an immediate...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Robert Caron, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 983 Views

AROUND TOWN

A sweet way to get together

Growing up in Berkeley, Karin Thorne always looked forward to the days leading up to Christmas when the family gathered to...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2012
Last comment by Lachie, on Dec 9, 2012 at 7:07 pm | 3 comments | 983 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's largest union agrees to pay freeze

With fiscal deficits looming on Palo Alto's horizon, pay freezes have become the new normal for the city's largest workers...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Jul 27, 2011 at 9:10 am | 5 comments | 982 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Union's battle against ballot measure reignites

After a brief respite, Palo Alto's firefighters union on Wednesday renewed its legal battle against the city and resurrected...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Kathy, on Sep 12, 2011 at 9:33 pm | 25 comments | 982 Views
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