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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Support the Magical Bridge playground at Mitchell Park

Palo Alto Community, Right in time for the holiday season, is a cause which needs your help to become a reality. The...

Original post made by Jill Asher on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Chen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 6:20 pm | 10 comments | 1349 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is it true that parents are doing their child's homework?

My child came home and said a girl said, "My mom did my homework for me last night." And someone replied, "So did mine!" Being...

Original post made by Parent on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by geraldine, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 53 comments | 7722 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Drive-by shooting strikes East Palo Alto man

A 23-year-old man was injured by a gunshot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto just before midnight Friday, Nov. 9. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1610 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Who is Peter Cao Ming and Why?

Who is this character who keeps taking over various threads and what does he expect? More importantly, how can he be prevented...

Original post made by Resident on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 6 comments | 1213 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Hell hath no fury....

Paula Broadwell got jealous, so now we lose a top level national resource in David Petraeus. I suggest, along with Diane...

Original post made by Sherry on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:31 pm | 5 comments | 863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former Mayor Gary Fazzino dies of cancer

Gary Fazzino, a longtime member of the Palo Alto City Council, a two-time mayor and one of the leading experts on local political...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Lisa Van Dusen, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 90 comments | 4087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speed Bumps on N. California Near Jordan Ineffective

I have noticed that the "speed bumps" adjacent to Jordan on N. California are not effective because they allow a car to travel...

Original post made by Concerned School Neighbor on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Dcatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:18 pm | 2 comments | 900 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Veterans Day

So, how are we doing around here? Have H-P, Stanford, VMware, and the other big corporations in our back yard been hiring...

Original post made by Jon on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ducatigirl, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto agency offers hope to those who grieve

Kara, a Palo Alto-based nonprofit, provides therapy to those coping with terminal illness or dealing with the death of a...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Gunn Mom, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Are you a holiday volunteer? Tell us your story

Do you celebrate the holidays by giving back to the community? Does your family have a tradition of volunteering during the...

Original post made by Tyler Hanley on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Tyler Hanley, on Nov 12, 2012 at 10:05 am | 10 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Title defenses are still alive for SHP boys and girls

==B CCS water polo== The Sacred Heart Prep boys and girls took a step closer to defending their respective Central Coast...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by WP fan, on Nov 11, 2012 at 6:50 pm | 1 comment | 790 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Student hospitalized after bike, SUV collide

A Palo Alto High School student was hospitalized after his bicycle collided with an SUV on his way to school Tuesday, Oct....

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by danielle, on Nov 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 60 comments | 2742 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Herman Cain calls for third party

Sounds good to me. Let's break up the two party system! "Appearing on Bryan Fischerís radio program this afternoon, [Herman]...

Original post made by Third Way on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by blessing, on Nov 10, 2012 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 923 Views

SPORTS

Gunn gets Robinson back in time for CCS championships

==B Prep cross country== The 2012 Central Coast Section Cross Country Championships, set for Saturday in Salinas, just...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2012
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:12 pm | 2 comments | 974 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caswell, Townsend, Emberling win in school race

Incumbents Melissa Baten Caswell and Camille Townsend won re-election in the race for Palo Alto Board of Education, with...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Spectator at Large, on Nov 10, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 44 comments | 2564 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Romney now leads in Wisconsin.

Paul Ryan has definitely helped Romney, including in Wisconsin, where Obama won by 14% in 2008. Romney is now up by 1% (a...

Original post made by Gary on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by That User Name is already, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:11 am | 5 comments | 944 Views

ISSUES BEYOND PALO ALTO

Feature story: Palo Alto WWII veterans look back

Leland Felton, 95, flipped through a scrapbook Monday of photographs he took during his service in World War II. Young, handsome...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Wayne Martin, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:19 am | 39 comments | 1652 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto police to host Twitter 'virtual ride-along'

For anyone who has ever wondered what a day (or night) in the life of a police officer is like, the Palo Alto Police Department...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by chini, on Nov 10, 2012 at 8:09 am | 6 comments | 1142 Views

PALO ALTO ISSUES

Palo Alto's marijuana measure goes down in defeat

Marijuana laws may remain hazy in California but Palo Alto residents made their position clear on Election Day when they...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by JuliusS, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:45 pm | 40 comments | 1726 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

With one new member, school board looks ahead

Following a hard-fought election for three spots on the Palo Alto Board of Education, newcomer Heidi Emberling, a parent...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by soccerdad, on Nov 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm | 20 comments | 1457 Views
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