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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Palo Alto crossing guard does his part to make kids feel safe, joyous

Charles Gaters' gregarious presence as a local crossing guard since 2010 has been gratefully received by his manager, parents,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on May 23, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 24 comments | 6526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yuletide trees spread joy in Old Palo Alto

Debbie Nichols' remembrances of her Old Palo Alto neighborhood at Christmas time do not include colored lights and boughs...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Dec 30, 2013 at 10:38 am | 10 comments | 6526 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Illusions Dance Club for Under 18 year olds

I'm wondering what people's experiences have been with the dances at Illusions (on Calif. Ave.) for under 18-year olds. ...

Original post made by Maureen Roddy on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by Deborah Norman, on Jan 11, 2012 at 1:51 am | 18 comments | 6525 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Eshoo opens inquiry into Silicon Valley toxic cleanup

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, has opened an inquiry with the Environmental Protection Agency into shortfalls in the...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by lmftfy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 14 comments | 6523 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

A Troubled Sister City -- Oaxaca

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Original post made by Bob Wenzlau on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Gail Sredanovic, on Jan 16, 2007 at 12:16 pm | 9 comments | 6523 Views

MOVIES

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour comes to Los Altos

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Original post made by Marcus Libkind on Feb. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6523 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

"due to a technical problem on our end" phone calls??

Is anyone else being spammed by computerized phone calls? When I pick up the phone, some auto-voice says "due to a technical...

Original post made by sarah on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Phred, on Mar 5, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 10 comments | 6521 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto considers recycled water for irrigation

Depending on which member of the City Council talking, switching to recycled water for irrigation at Stanford Research Park...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by The market speaks volumes, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 9 comments | 6520 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Downtown garage makes an 'iconic' statement in Palo Alto

With its glassy facade, its arch shape and its ambiance of silent elegance, Palo Alto's iconic new garage is like no other...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, on Apr 3, 2015 at 12:12 pm | 19 comments | 6520 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

The Deniers: The World Renowned Scientists Who Stood Up Against Global Warming Hysteria, Political Persecution, and Fraud

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Original post made by Jarred on Apr. 22, 2008
Last comment by Jarred, on Apr 26, 2008 at 7:41 am | 39 comments | 6519 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen well-being collaborative seeks new direction, again

Palo Alto's broad-reaching mental health coalition formed five years ago in response to teen suicides, Project Safety Net,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by A parent, on Oct 21, 2014 at 9:13 am | 23 comments | 6517 Views

SPORTS

Astro Turf/Higher fences needed on El Camino

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Original post made by Mayfield child on Aug. 25, 2006
Last comment by Paly reporter, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:03 pm | 14 comments | 6517 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Protesting ABAG's housing goals

Like many cities up and down the Peninsula, Palo Alto is struggling to find the best strategy for standing up to the unreasonable...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by lcurtis, on Aug 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 65 comments | 6516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Open Letter to Marissa Mayer: Please don't throw your annual Halloween Party at Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary

A few days ago I saw fake grass being placed in the driveway at what was once Roller & Hapgood & Tinney Mortuary, Palo Alto's...

Original post made by Professorville Neighbor on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by mom of teenagers, on Oct 26, 2014 at 9:44 pm | 31 comments | 6516 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Businesses to drive city's new traffic-fighting nonprofit

As Palo Alto prepares to launch new shuttles, impose downtown parking restrictions and offer other incentives for commuters...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Enough already, on Oct 31, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 21 comments | 6515 Views

RESTAURANTS

As pizza should be

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Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by Epicure, on Nov 26, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 7 comments | 6515 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Dear Palo Alto' arts event offers teens a way to express themselves

It's taken Julia Tachibana seven long years before being able to talk publicly of her brother, Ben, and his decision to take...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Jade Chamness, on Nov 10, 2010 at 11:07 am | 12 comments | 6514 Views

MOVIES

The year 2012 in film

From a pint-sized girl surviving storms on the wrong side of the levee to a CIA agent planning to rescue a band of hostages,...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by David Lieberman, on Jan 11, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 9 comments | 6512 Views

AROUND TOWN

Garden Tips

What are the most important things in our lives? They are the relationships with the people we know and love. They are the...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 6510 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Residents near creek may be asked to tax themselves

With federal funding up in the air, Palo Alto, East Palo Alto and Menlo Park officials may look to residents who live near...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 16, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 33 comments | 6507 Views
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