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Unemployment rate edges up in Palo Alto, county

While the California unemployment rate stayed flat in January at 9.8 percent, the rate crept up in parts of the Bay Area,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by hahahahaha, on Apr 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 4 comments | 6302 Views


Palo Alto sees three big startup buys

Palo Alto has seen three startup acquisitions over the past two weeks, and the collective cost of the buys may be over $120...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by John, on Mar 28, 2013 at 8:55 pm | 4 comments | 3761 Views


Why no Daily News?

I've not been able to locate a copy of the Daily News this week, either at a newspaperstand on the street or at a branch...

Original post made by Joy O on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Joy O, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:08 pm | 4 comments | 2553 Views


Why is an article about a proposed Midtown trail re-posted with no comments allowed?

On May 2nd, the Palo Alto Online editor posted a story about the proposed Matadero Creek trail in Midtown. The story is at:

Original post made by Midtowner on May. 4, 2013
Last comment by Abelard, on May 6, 2013 at 11:23 am | 4 comments | 2045 Views


Around Town

<B><B>SMOKED OUT ... </B>Palo Alto took a giant swing at tobacco earlier this month when the City Council swiftly approved...

Original post made on May. 27, 2013
Last comment by Not an issue, on May 27, 2013 at 6:16 pm | 4 comments | 3020 Views


Popular crossing guard 'Charles on Charleston' retiring

He greets everyone, no matter their age, their mode of transportation or their occupation. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by Rev. Amy Zucker Morgenstern, on Jun 14, 2013 at 8:49 pm | 4 comments | 3908 Views


Shop Talk

<B><B>PIZZERIA DELFINA TO REPLACE EMPIRE TAP ROOM ... </B>The unexpected closing last month of the <B>Empire Tap Room</B>,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 4 comments | 6070 Views


NSA surveillance bad for business in the valley?

Do you think that Facebook, Google, Yahoo etc may locate more of their business in another country if the NSA has managed...

Original post made by Tibt on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Winston, on Jun 12, 2013 at 8:19 pm | 4 comments | 2174 Views


Palo Alto to consider design contest for new bike bridge

Just two years ago, Palo Alto's proposed bike bridge over U.S. Highway 101 was a pipe dream, one of the most expensive components...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 21, 2013 at 8:02 am | 4 comments | 3119 Views


Son brandishes knife in parking-lot fight with father

A disagreement between a father and son that became physical in a south Palo Alto business' parking lot began with the son...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Jul 19, 2013 at 2:50 pm | 4 comments | 2225 Views


Gyms ditch 'big-box' mindset for community feel

Local gym Uforia is part of a national trend: fitness centers that forgo the large warehouses with rows and rows of sometimes-daunting...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Former Butterfly Life, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:54 pm | 4 comments | 9962 Views


Refugees honor man who helped them start over

After the end of the Vietnam War in 1975, many Vietnamese fled the country for the United States, seeking reprieve from the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2013
Last comment by Penny, on Aug 20, 2013 at 11:41 am | 4 comments | 4733 Views


Thousands attend Palo Alto 'Dream' celebration

Singing songs of freedom and a rousing rendition of the civil rights song "We Shall Overcome," thousands of people linked...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jackie, on Aug 27, 2013 at 10:49 pm | 4 comments | 2459 Views


Sketch released of suspect in post-office robbery

Palo Alto police have released a sketch of one of the men suspected of robbing a couple at the Palo Alto Post Office on East...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by Nayeli, on Sep 2, 2013 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2390 Views


Palo Alto residents alerted about invasive mosquito

Two weeks after the discovery of a yellow-fever mosquito in Menlo Park, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District is...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Vector is Countywide, on Feb 16, 2015 at 7:41 am | 4 comments | 7289 Views


29th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Moonlight Run & Walk

Songs and books have been written and movies made about the harvest mooon. Neil Young suggested going dancin' in its light....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2013
Last comment by andrew rich, on Sep 23, 2013 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 10783 Views


Residents, environmental group to restore native creek habitat

A group of Crescent Park neighborhood weed warriors are now armed with an $80,000 Santa Clara Valley Water District grant...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by CrescentParkAnon., on Sep 21, 2013 at 7:29 pm | 4 comments | 3954 Views


please look right before turning right

Most Palo Alto drivers understand that speeding, drunk driving, and red light running are extremely dangerous to both yourself...

Original post made by pedestrian on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Occasional Cyclist, on Oct 11, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 4 comments | 1624 Views


Shop Talk

TESLA CHARGES UP ON EL CAMINO ... </B>Unplug one electric car company and plug in another. That's what's happening in Palo...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Fiskerless, on Oct 12, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 9209 Views


Stanford solar car takes fourth in world competition

Stanford University's 375-pound, panel-covered solar car took fourth in an international solar car race that stretches across...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Provide all info please, on Oct 15, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 4 comments | 6797 Views
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