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PALO ALTO ISSUES

Don't Go Into the Bike Lane!

I was driving my car on University Avenue, near the 1700 block, heading toward the downtown area, when I encountered a car...

Original post made by Surprised Resident on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Page Mill, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:11 pm | 21 comments | 7067 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen & Parents Counseling

This is a cry for help! I urgently need a recommendation of an excellent counselor for families of teens. Problem is not...

Original post made by Downtown Mom on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Palo Alto Therapist, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:32 am | 18 comments | 7067 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gunn student remembered as 'smart, funny' classmate who loved music

The Gunn High School student who died in an apparent suicide Tuesday was remembered by friends as smart and funny, a boy...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gunn Student, on Jun 19, 2009 at 1:11 am | 90 comments | 7067 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Burt, Schmid, Berman, Kniss for council

In the last Palo Alto City Council election in 2009, with 14 candidates, voters overwhelmingly reelected Larry Klein to his...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by David Pepperdine, on Feb 11, 2013 at 9:37 pm | 43 comments | 7065 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Shoplifter bagged after scuffle near Nordstrom

A San Francisco woman who police say tried to steal handbags and a leather jacket from Nordstrom in Palo Alto and then brawled...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by JustMe, on Feb 13, 2012 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 7061 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Donkey 'ambassador' to roam Palo Alto

Move over, El Palo Alto, the city is about to get a new icon. Read the full story here http://paloaltoonline.com/print/story/2015/04/24/donkey-ambassador-to-roam-palo-alto...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on May 1, 2015 at 12:10 pm | 10 comments | 7058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are there still parrots (conures) around Palo Alto?

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Original post made by Looking for Parrots on Feb. 17, 2007
Last comment by Aunfin, on Jul 7, 2016 at 7:11 am | 20 comments | 7058 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Three top Palo Alto officials to get raises

Days after Palo Alto officials approved pay raises for the lowest-paid city workers, a City Council committee has proposed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 26, 2014 at 10:31 pm | 21 comments | 7056 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Burglars who broke into Palo Alto home captured on video

Burglars of a Palo Alto home Tuesday were recorded by a surveillance camera, and police have posted the video on [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0onDD6e0N5A&feature=youtu.be...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2014
Last comment by True Blue, on Nov 20, 2014 at 11:32 pm | 5 comments | 7054 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

First results of new Common Core testing released

The first results from California's new standardized testing, which looks at how students meet the new Common Core State...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2015
Last comment by Alright!, on Sep 11, 2015 at 1:52 pm | 26 comments | 7053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Family flees Palo Alto house fire

A fire that broke out at a Palo Alto home awakened a father and forced the family to flee early Tuesday morning, fire officials...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Josef Stalin, on Jan 7, 2015 at 11:52 am | 4 comments | 7053 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Two arrested in Palo Alto carjacking Saturday

Palo Alto police have arrested two suspects in a Saturday night carjacking that took place near the intersection of California...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2013
Last comment by Anon, on Jan 7, 2013 at 4:48 pm | 21 comments | 7052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Close encounter with cougars

Warren Storkman, 89, has had a lifetime of adventure, traveling to remote corners of the world on treks to some of the world's...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2016
Last comment by Thorstein Veblen, on Jun 25, 2016 at 10:01 am | 9 comments | 7051 Views

BOOKS

Palo Alto Libraries vs. Borders

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Original post made by r on Sep. 25, 2006
Last comment by Questions & Comments, on May 30, 2007 at 4:29 pm | 14 comments | 7051 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mitchell Park Library

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Original post made by AnnoyedParent on Jul. 26, 2006
Last comment by Ethan, on Jul 31, 2006 at 8:42 pm | 12 comments | 7050 Views

SPORTS

Enright named first team All-American in water polo

==BI Prep spotlight == Sacred Heart Prep grad Harrison Enright, an incoming freshman at Stanford, leads the list of local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2014
Last comment by Girls Water Polo Fan, on Aug 16, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 7050 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto looks to 'fuel switch' away from natural gas

When Palo Alto cut carbon out of its electricity supply last year, City Council members and environmentalists lauded the...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by resident 1, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:07 am | 57 comments | 7049 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto to consider encouraging more granny units

They are small, relatively affordable and can be built without zone changes or public hearings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Gale Johnson, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:41 am | 60 comments | 7047 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Palo Alto cheers for Sanders, votes for Clinton

When the ballots from local precincts were counted Tuesday night, it became clear that, for all the buzz generated by Bernie...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2016
Last comment by Curmudgeon, on Jun 10, 2016 at 12:47 pm | 9 comments | 7047 Views

AROUND TOWN

Barron Park donkeys' landowner to charge rent

For 15 years, the Barron Park donkeys, Perry and Miner 49er, have lived rent-free in a pasture adjacent to Palo Alto's Bol...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Easy, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 36 comments | 7044 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,666 views