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AROUND TOWN

Explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am

Does anyone know the source of explosion sound tonght at 2:20 am?...

Original post made by Midtown resident on Jul. 17, 2016
Last comment by 2nd ammendment, on Jul 18, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 3 comments | 245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto's zoo bobcat dies at 22

He was a handsome, tawny, white and black-spotted critter with large green eyes. For 22 years Rufus the bobcat gave thousands...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Rainbow Bridge, on Jul 18, 2016 at 8:37 am | 2 comments | 3159 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Editorial: Suddenly, a school budget crisis some feared

The Palo Alto Unified School District's new fiscal year is just 15 days old, but the impossible has already happened. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Idiocracy, on Jul 17, 2016 at 7:47 pm | 48 comments | 3929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dog left in car

Today I discovered a dog left in a car in the hot afternoon sun with the windows rolled down about three inches. I was worried...

Original post made by pares on Jul. 13, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 17, 2016 at 12:42 pm | 6 comments | 284 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Community, school leaders react to CDC recommendations

For many who work to prevent youth suicides and boost mental health in Palo Alto, the preliminary findings from the Centers...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 17, 2016 at 8:11 am | 8 comments | 2622 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Vanderbilt football player sentenced to 15 yrs for raping unconscious 21 yr old

Could someone please explain the 14 1/2 yr disparity between the sentencing of a Vanderbilt football player and that of a...

Original post made by Sarah1000 on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Sarah1000, on Jul 16, 2016 at 5:26 pm | 7 comments | 255 Views

AROUND TOWN

CDC releases preliminary findings from youth-suicide study

Preliminary findings from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's epidemiological investigation into youth suicide...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by anne, on Jul 16, 2016 at 12:32 am | 18 comments | 7789 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Dog Poop Disposal

To whoever put their dog poop in my trash bin that was out on the curb of the 500 block of Fulton today (Mon July 11) since...

Original post made by PA Resident/Neighbor on Jul. 11, 2016
Last comment by Plane Speaker, on Jul 15, 2016 at 9:17 pm | 99 comments | 3248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Venus Williams coming back to Bank of the West Classic

Venus Williams casts a large shadow over the $753,000 Bank of the West Classic and having her return to the courts at Stanford's...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by Rhg, on Jul 15, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 3360 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Teacher pleads not guilty to sex-abuse charges

Michael Airo, an Ohlone Elementary School teacher charged in December with sexually abusing the daughter of a former girlfriend...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2016
Last comment by Mediterranee, on Jul 15, 2016 at 12:46 pm | 6 comments | 4238 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Shop Talk

<B><B>MILK PAIL ENDURES... </B>Steve Rasmussen is filled with gratitude. As owner of Mountain View's<B>Milk Pail Market</B>for...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
Last comment by enoemos51, on Jul 15, 2016 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 159 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Death investigation closes Palo Alto street

Palo Alto police have closed the 300 block of Creekside Drive in the Greenmeadow neighborhood to traffic Thursday night while...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2016
Last comment by Strange Indeed, on Jul 15, 2016 at 8:39 am | 12 comments | 11204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Home Front

<B><B>COMING SOON ... </B>Palo Alto's annual Festival of the Arts will be held all day Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28,...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fresh, delicious and decorative

Driving by Sunny Chen's Leland Manor home, most people don't realize that the front yard is planted with vegetables and fruits....

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1689 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shocking News - PAUSD miscalculated tax revenue in teacher contract negotiation!

Not sure what to say about this. Hopefully the papers will dig in and explain it. But the bottom line seems to be that...

Original post made by Parent of 2 on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by common sense, on Jul 15, 2016 at 6:49 am | 3 comments | 233 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Parents say robot knocked down child

The parents of a 17-month-old boy say a Stanford Shopping Center security robot knocked down their son and ran over his foot...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Got Message?, on Jul 14, 2016 at 11:47 pm | 36 comments | 8302 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain Lion spotted

This morning a fellow on a bike saw a large mountain lion on Arastradero Creek trail at Arastradero Preserve. He said it...

Original post made by Hiker on Jul. 14, 2016
There are no comments yet. 110 Views

AROUND TOWN

IRS Scammers at it again

Received a call today that we owe money to the IRS and that the IRS is about to file a case against us. Don't fall for this...

Original post made by scammers on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Paly Grad, on Jul 14, 2016 at 7:36 pm | 5 comments | 446 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Public Colleges Chase Out-of-State Students and Tuition

From today's NYT: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/08/us/public-colleges-chase-out-of-state-students-and-tuition.html?_r=0...

Original post made by NYT Reader on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by The Way It Is, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 21 comments | 569 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Cuckoo's Nest sues ex-chief sales and marketing officer

A lawsuit has been filed by Cuckoo's Nest, a private, invitation-only club in Menlo Park that mingles tech entrepreneurs...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Noni, on Jul 14, 2016 at 5:12 pm | 3 comments | 2324 Views
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